Goodbye, Kitchen Sink! Hello, Toolbar Toggle!

Anyone who’s had a WordPress lesson from me has heard about the kitchen sink. It’s an icon on your post/page editor that controls the visibility of the second row of editing icons. Back in 2008 the second row of icons was added to WordPress. However to see it took some work! Here’s a quote from […]

WordPress Update – 3.5.1

WordPress 3.5.1 just came out yesterday.  It contains 37 bug fixes as well as some security updates.  Per the WordPress blog some of the bug fixes include: Editor: Prevent certain HTML elements from being unexpectedly removed or modified in rare cases. Media: Fix a collection of minor workflow and compatibility issues in the new media […]

What’s Covered in Blogging Lessons?

I make a lot of WordPress websites and blogs.  As a part of that I give new website or blog owners WordPress lessons.  These are done one-on-one over the telephone.  Earlier today I gave a client a blogging lesson.  Here’s what we covered: How to make a post or page Inserting a link Inserting a […]

WordPress Coaching

Another scary and successful brush with the Dark Lord of HTML. This is what a client wrote to me after I coached her through updating some links on her WordPress website.  It made me laugh.  It made me remember when I was first learning website coding and everything scared me too.   Most of all, it […]