KnowTheCode.io – Great WordPress Dev Resource!

If you're new to WordPress Development or just need a refresher, take a look at what Tonya has put together at KnowTheCode.io! Tonya has three decades of experience of high-tech experience and is continuously adding new material to the site in order to help WordPress nerds get up-to-speed at an alarming rate. The video tutorials are very clear and precise, which work wonders for me because my attention span is worse than a goldfish on crack! And the response time for support is just as … [Read more...]

Laying the Groundwork

Now that you have everything setup and in place, it's time to lay a good solid foundation. I'm sure that you've heard that old saying "prepare for the worst and hope for the best" - web work is no different so we are going to install some software to help us out with just that. Security First in line is security, and some of the solutions that I prefer to use are: Wordfence, Sucuri, or iThemes Security. I'm not going to go step-by-step for any of these, but please make the time to visit their … [Read more...]

DIY Build Your Own Web Presence

I was recently asked to give my opinion/advice on the best method of an online presence for a small business and my response was a Facebook page and Google Business Listing. This was based on what I was told they would be working with as far as financial resources, technical knowledge, and time constraints. As it stands with pretty much everything in my life at this point, I began to ask myself how true my opinion is based on statistical facts...and so an article on my blog was born. Upon my … [Read more...]

Divi WordPress Theme

I have fallen in love with WordPress all over again and am taking a few minutes to send a shout out to my tribe just in case they have not discovered this gem yet. About two years ago I subscribed to Elegant Themes because of their top notch WordPress themes and have not been disappointed since. The main two things that stood out to me about Elegant Themes is the custom panel woven into the WordPress admin panel with all of their themes, and the other is a steady stream of very resourceful info … [Read more...]

How to Change Top Navigation Icon Color

Quite a while back I had a reader ask about how to change the color of the rollover icons in the top navigation of the Montezuma theme. His question also included other areas that can't be changed via CSS but I think it's safe to assume that the process for those will be the same - just a matter of figuring out what exactly the image file is. If anyone needs step-by-step help with that, feel free to let me know and I will do my best to get it posted. Before we jump in, I'd like to say thank you … [Read more...]

Montezuma Theme Header

After several people leaving comments & emailing to ask about how I was able to place my logo in the header I thought I'd do a step-by-step post. If you're like me, I don't want to wait on someone to respond - especially if I can find the info to help me learn as I go. Let's get started.. Step 1 Login to your Dashboard and find your way around to Appearance > Montezuma Options           Step 2 Now find your way to Sub … [Read more...]