How to Add a Podcast to a WordPress Post

Topics: Adding the Audio File to Your WordPress Site How to Create a Dedicated Podcast Feed Create a Podcast Category Add Your Podcast Posts to Category Finding Your Podcast Feed Get More Podcast Functionality A podcast is an audio file made available on the internet for people to listen to. From advice to storytelling to […]

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Video: Logging in to WordPress

Learn how to log in to WordPress through the ACC: Transcript: Hi, Sean here. We’re going over how to log in to your WordPress installation. If you’ve installed WordPress via the pairSIM, you can find the URL to log into the WordPress dashboard through the pairSIM. Login to the ACC. Click on pairSIM, and then […]

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How to Use WordPress Avatars

Topics: What are Avatars Used For? Find Your Avatar Settings Adding New Default Avatars What are Avatars Used For? Avatars are little pictures used to distinguish users in chat or comment sections. Avatars can be a fun way to personalize user interaction on your site. Users can pick their own pictures for avatars, but you […]

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Formatting Code in WordPress Posts

Distinguishing the difference between regular text and code can be very helpful in technical articles. You can also change WordPress fonts and headings to help clarify sections. Formatting Code in WordPress Posts Open a post or create a new one Select the text you would like to formatted as code Click the text type box […]

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How to Log In to WordPress

You can log in to your WordPress site through the Account Control Center (ACC) if you host the site on pair Network servers. Topics: Login Through WP Hosting Login Through pairSIM Login Through WP Hosting Log into the Account Control Center (ACC) Click WordPress in the left sidebar Click List Sites Click Go to Admin […]

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How to Align Images in WordPress

Using images on sites helps make the content engaging and eye-catching. But how do we position images in our WordPress blogs and posts? This article will show you how. Topics: How to Align Images in WordPress Alignment Options How to Align Images in WordPress Once you’ve uploaded and added an image into your content, you […]

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Adding Images to Your WordPress Content

The first step is uploading content to your WordPress. To find out more information about how to do this, check out our article on Uploading Images to Your WordPress Site. Topics: Adding Images to Your WordPress Content Styling More Than One Image Adding Images to Your WordPress Content Add a new page or blog post, or […]

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Editing Images in WordPress

Editing Images in WordPress WordPress gives you the ability to easily perform simple edits on your uploaded images. Log into WordPress and go to My Site In the left sidebar, click Media In the top navigation menu, click Images On the Images page, select the image(s) you want to edit Click Edit Find the image […]

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Uploading Images to Your WordPress Site

Adding images in WordPress is a simple process. Log in to your WordPress site’s admin page. You can do this by adding /wp-admin to your domain name and entering your username and password. Topics: Uploading Images to WordPress Uploading Images Directly to a Page or Blog Post Uploading Images to WordPress In the left sidebar, […]

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How to Change WordPress Fonts

WordPress gives users several methods to change the fonts on their websites. Using WordPress Fonts Log into your WordPress Admin Account Make sure My Site is selected in the top left corner Next to Themes in the left sidebar, click Customize Go to Fonts Here you can choose from WordPress’ selection of fonts. WordPress’ interface […]

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What is a 500 Error?

A 500 error means something went wrong with the website’s server, but the server could not be more specific on what was wrong. Topics: Common Error Messages Possible Reason #1: Permissions Possible Reason #2: PHP Timeout Possible Reason #3: WordPress Theme/Plugin Issue Possible Reasons #4: .htaccess Possible Reason #5: PHP Memory Limit Common Error Messages: […]

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Permalinks

A permalink is a stable human-readable and search engine-friendly link to your article. WordPress URL Structure The default URL structure of WordPress is to append, for example, “/?p=123” to the end of the URL to view article 123. This URL is nice and short, but is difficult for visitors and search engines because it doesn’t give […]

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Tutorial: Uploading Files to WordPress

Did you know you can upload files through the WordPress admin panel and avoid the security pitfalls of FTP? You can upload files directly to a post or can upload files for a later use. Uploading Files for Later Use If you’re coming to us from another provider, uploading a bunch of files that you […]

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Making an XML Sitemap for Your WordPress Site

A sitemap is a file that describes the layout of your site including all categories, pages and posts. It includes data such as the last time the page was changed. This file is used by search engines to help them navigate and process pages on your site. There are a number of plugins that can […]

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WP Hosting Backups FAQ

How do I take and manage backups? How do I schedule or automate backups? Do backups count against my account’s storage space? What is backed up? 1. How do I take and manage backups? WP Hosting backups are managed on the Backups tab of each individual site. There you can see a list of existing […]

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Wordfence Notification Settings

Wordfence is a security plugin that helps protect your site and notifies you of activity on your site. The default settings will be adequate for most users, however, you may wish to change notification settings depending on how you assign administration of your site. Configuring Wordfence email alerts: Click on the “WordFence” top level menu in […]

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The WordPress Posts Menu

Most blogs concentrate their content in the form of posts — pieces of content arranged in reverse-chronological order. If you’re writing a traditional blog, you’ll spend a lot of time in the Posts area of the WordPress administration screen. All Posts The All Posts view is the default view when you click on the Posts […]

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The WordPress Dashboard

The WordPress Dashboard is the first screen you’ll see when you log in to your WordPress Admin Panel. The following are some highlights: Welcome to WordPress The first time you log in to WordPress, you’ll se a box that says “Welcome to WordPress”. This box serves as a launchpad for doing some basic tasks to […]

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Creating Static Pages

Overview: Posts vs. Pages Most blogs make use of posts, which are, by default, displayed in reverse chronological order on your site. When a visitor reaches your site, they will see your latest content first. Some content may be better suited for a static page, whether it’s because you don’t want the content to get […]

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pair Networks WP Hosting Included Plugins

Included Plugins WP Enthusiast and WP Professional hosting packages come with three plugins installed by default: Akismet Varnish http purge Wordfence   Akismet is an anti-spam plugin that is now included in the default setup of WordPress. As such, it is included in our WordPress install as well. Varnish http purge is a caching plugin […]

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WordPress User Roles and Capabilities

Overview The users on your WordPress site are assigned to different roles. Roles determine what each user can and cannot do on your site. When you create a new user, you will need to assign a role to that user. You may also update a user’s role in the future. The users described below are […]

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Adding and Disabling Email Service for WP Hosting

Adding Email Service You can enable email services for the account through the Account Control Center. That can be done using the following steps: Log in to the Account Control Center (https://my.pair.com/) Select “Add Ons” Select “Enable E-Mail Hosting” Choose the desired email plan level Click “Enable E-Mail Hosting” The Email Management interface menu will […]

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