Black Friday WordPress Hosting Deals at WPEngine

I’m a big fan of WPEngine (and a compensated affiliate of theirs). They have some great deals on their WordPress hosting for Black Friday and Cyber Weekend. I wanted to share them with you. It’s basically 30% off your first month or your entire annual plan. Save 30% off your first payment with WP Engine. […]

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Sign Up with WPEngine

This is the second part of our hosting WordPress with WP Engine series. Read the earlier WordPress Hosting with WPEngine.  Sign Up With WP Engine If you”re ready to get started with WP Engine, visit its Plans & Pricing page click the Host My Website button appropriate for the plan level you’d like to start with:   Create an […]

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WordPress Hosting with WPEngine

Build a Website with WPEngine If you want to start or build a website on WordPress, WPEngine is an excellent WordPress hosting provider to explore. In this series, we’ll review and explore the basics of starting a website or migrating WordPress websites to WPEngine. Whether you’re building a professional website or a regularly updated news or […]

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Moving Your WordPress Site

Introduction Here is a step by step guide to moving WordPress to a new server using the free Duplicator plugin, which makes migration a much simpler process. Initialize Your New Server You do need to configure your new server so that you have a new IP address to point your test domain to (described later). You might use our Guide […]

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Installing WordPress at Digital Ocean on Ubuntu 14.04

Introduction Digital Ocean is an easy to use, economical hosting option with very fast performance. This tutorial describes how to install WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS at Digital Ocean in a way that can be optimized with Varnish and W3 Total Cache for optimal performance for only $5 monthly. You can even run multiple WordPress sites […]

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Sending and Receiving Email

Contents 1 Welcome 2 Estimating Costs 3 Choosing WordPress 4 Registering a Domain Name 5 Choosing WordPress Hosting 5.1 Installing at Amazon 5.2 Installing at Digital Ocean 6 Sending and Receiving Email 7 Selecting a Theme 8 Recommended Plugins 9 Optimizing Performance 10 Search Engine Optimization 11 Marketing and Outreach 12 Managing Your Site 13 […]

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Choosing WordPress Hosting

Contents 1 Welcome 2 Estimating Costs 3 Choosing WordPress 4 Registering a Domain Name 5 Choosing WordPress Hosting 5.1 Installing at Amazon 5.2 Installing at Digital Ocean 6 Sending and Receiving Email 7 Selecting a Theme 8 Recommended Plugins 9 Optimizing Performance 10 Search Engine Optimization 11 Marketing and Outreach 12 Managing Your Site 13 […]

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Registering a Domain Name

Domain Name Registration In order to use a custom domain name such as jeffreifman.com, you have to find and register it at a domain name registrar. If the domain is not available, you’ll need to contact the domain name owner and offer to purchase it. Here are some useful guidelines for choosing a domain name. While […]

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