A permalink is the part of your website url after the domain name. For example, the permalink for this page is “video-best-permalink-structure-for-wordpress”. By default, WordPress displays this link as just a post number. For search engine optimization reasons, we want to change the structure of this link so that your page will rank higher. Here’s how it’s done: Read more
If you’re hosting provider doesn’t support an automated install of WordPress or you just like to do things yourself, it can be done manually. Watch this two part video to see how it’s done. Read more
Because of the popularity of WordPress, most hosting providers have included a simple script to help you get it installed. Watch this second video in our WordPress setup series as we walk you through the steps to install it. Read more
So what’s a subdomain or an addon domain? A subdomain is the part of your website address in front of your domain name. Fr example, with www.internetwealthkit.com, the “www” part is the subdomain. You can easily add new subdomains for things like blog.internetwealthkit.com or videos.internetwealthkit.com.
An addon domain is just a new domain name added to your existing hosting account. Instead of purchasing a new hosting account for each new domain you setup, you can create an “addon domain” to your primary domain.
Watch this video to learn how to do this. Read more
Filezilla is a free software tool you can use to copy files to or from your web server using FTP. FTP clients like Filezilla can be used with your WordPress site to copy themes, plugins, images, etc from your local computer to the server. Although in most cases, if you have a ZIP file of the plugin or theme, you can just use the “upload” button under each WordPress menu option where you setup themes and plugins. I primarily use it to take backups of my WordPress site to store on my local computer. Read more
In order to establish an online presence you will need to first register a domain name and then set up a hosting and FTP account so that you can upload webpages, files, download items and effectively manage your entire online business.
There are a number of different vendors that can host your web space. For the purposes of this walk through, I’m going to review the setup process for a new HostGator account. Read more
You’ve purchased your hosting account and domain. So how do you get WordPress installed? If your hosting provider supports Cpanel and Fantastico, follow these steps to get the default configuration installed. If you purchased an account through Hostgator, this is included in your account. In later posts, I’ll show you how to customize it. You can find generic instructions for installing at http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress.