WordPress is a free open source content management system (CMS) used to create most websites today. WordPress was originally meant for blogs but expanded it’s capabilities as it gained popularity for it’s 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:
- WPForms – 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
Basic WordPress – 100
Basic WordPress – 200
- 201: Recommended WordPress Plugins
- 202: Migrating your Existing WordPress site to InMotion Hosting
- 203: WordPress MU/ Network
- 204: Customizing your WordPress Sidebar
- 205: WordPress security Plugins
- 206: Using WordPress for Showing Images
- 207: Photographers Guide to a Simple WordPress Site
- 208: Managing WordPress Installations
Gutenberg – The New WordPress Editor
WordPress has created a new editor that will be integrated into the WordPress installation in the near future. Hear are a few basic articles on using and getting 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
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- The get_post_status() WordPress function
- The get_post() WordPress function
- The get_the_post_thumbnail() WordPress function
- The get_the_excerpt() WordPress function
- Easily move WordPress site to new server
- The get_adjacent_post() WordPress function
- Globally disabling comments in WordPress
- Backing up WordPress with Google Drive
- Changing your WordPress database collation
- Changing your database port in WordPress
- Disabling HTML comments in WordPress
- WordPress Heartbeat and Heavy admin-ajax.php Usage
- Turning on WordPress Debugging
- Use WordPress cache to speed up your site
- Review WordPress login attempts