WordPress is a free open source content management system (CMS) used to create most websites today. WordPress was originally meant for blogs but expanded its capabilities as it gained popularity for its ease of use.
If you have recently purchased one of our WordPress hosting plans, then welcome! These guides will help get you started, guiding you through this powerful, robust platform.
WordPress – Recommended Plugins
There are literally thousands of WordPress plugins. Here are a few of the ones that we recommend:
- weForms – Learn how to use the forms plugin within WordPress/BoldGrid
- Jetpack- a multi-faceted plugin that provides many different functions
- WooCommerce – a powerful eCommerce plugin for WordPress
- NGINX Helper – Support for using NGINX with WordPress
- Loginizer – a WordPress security plugin which helps you fight against bruteforce attacks.
- WP Super Cache – a caching plugin for WordPress
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Gutenberg – The New WordPress Editor
WordPress has created a new editor that has been integrated into all WordPress installations. Here are a few basic articles on using and getting to know Gutenberg.
- How to Install your First Inspiration
- How to Evaluate BoldGrid Inspirations
- Free Templates Built by BoldGrid for WordPress Hosting
Page and Post Builder Articles
Latest WordPress Tutorials and Articles
- How to Schedule Blog Posts in WordPress
- Free WordPress Plugins for Ad Management
- Best WordPress Plugins for Facebook and Twitter
- Free Gallery and Slider Plugins for WordPress
- Deactivating and Disabling Widgets in WordPress
- How to Use the WordPress Text Widget
- Understanding WordPress Categories and Tags
- Resource Guide — What are Plugins and Widgets?
- How to Change Your WordPress Theme
- How to Find a WordPress Theme
- Resource Guide: What are WordPress Themes?
- Reset the .htaccess File to Troubleshoot WordPress PHP Errors
- Mastering Your WordPress Site Structure
- Resource Guide — Types of Websites You Can Build With WordPress?
- How to Change the Font Globally in WordPress