To every web host that advertises prices as a monthly cost, but only allows annual billing: Stop it. You are lying.
The definitive WordPress web hosting checklist
9 must-have features that will keep your website flexible, online, and always available If a web host you’re considering does not meet these criteria, don’t even think about signing up for a hosting account. Any web host you’re considering for a WordPress site needs to: Mention WordPress prominently in its sales materials. Look for phrases […]
How to install WordPress
In all my WordPress how-to posts here, I’ve never covered how to actually install WordPress. I haven’t taught any classes that cover WordPress installation, either. Why would I leave out something so obviously needed? Well, partly (only partly!) because you can pay me $97 for a basic WordPress installation package. One of the other big […]
How to point your GoDaddy-registered domain to your DreamHost account
So you’ve got a shiny new domain name registered at GoDaddy (or maybe you’ve had it languishing there for awhile… I won’t tell, I promise!). Now you want me to install WordPress at your shiny new DreamHost account. How do you get GoDaddy to play nice with DreamHost? There’s just one little-bitty change you need […]