Wordpress Tutorials

Josh's collection of WordPress related tutorials to help you out in your WordPress web design journey.
Best WordPress Hosting Companies in 2021

Best WordPress Hosting Companies in 2021

Choosing a host for your WordPress website is a very important decision. Your website hosting is the foundation of your website and the home of your online presence and the implications of website performance, speed, server reliability, optimization, security, etc are...

Make Your WordPress Website Fully HTTPS Secure (in 5 STEPS)

Make Your WordPress Website Fully HTTPS Secure (in 5 STEPS)

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to make your WordPress website fully HTTPS secure! Having a website that shows as "secure" is a must these days. Not only from a security standpoint but also because of how it reflects on you, your website and your clients websites....

SiteGround Site Tools Beginner Tutorial

SiteGround Site Tools Beginner Tutorial

In this tutorial I'll give you an overview of SiteGround's Site Tools Backend. Previously, SiteGround used cPanel but have upgraded to a slick new backend. This threw a lot of web designers and DIYers who knew cPanel for a loop but don't worry! The new backend...

How to Install WordPress on SiteGround Beginner Tutorial

How to Install WordPress on SiteGround Beginner Tutorial

In this tutorial I'll show you how to set up WordPress on SiteGround. There are many ways to set up WordPress but luckily, SiteGround makes it SUPER easy for us 🙂 This tutorial is a beginners guide to getting your WordPress website set up fast on SiteGround hosting....

How to Set Up SiteGround Hosting Beginner Tutorial

How to Set Up SiteGround Hosting Beginner Tutorial

In this tutorial I'll show you how to set up a SiteGround hosting account! Having your website on GREAT hosting is crucial and SiteGround has been my trusted host since 2015. They've been extremely reliable, the continue to innovate and their support is some of the...

Display Video as Featured Image/Thumbnail in WordPress

Display Video as Featured Image/Thumbnail in WordPress

In this super quick/super cool tutorial, I'll show you how to Display a Video as the WordPress Post Thumbnail or Featured Image. This is great for when you want to feature a video that people can preview or watch in a blog page instead of actually clicking into the...

Overview of WordPress (Beginners Guide 2020)

Overview of WordPress (Beginners Guide 2020)

In this beginners tutorial, I'm going to give you an overview of WordPress! This is part 2 of my beginner tutorial series where I'm answering the top 5 questions for YOU who are just getting started with Wordpress. In this overview, we'll cover the front end vs the...

How to Install & Set Up WordPress (Beginners Guide)

How to Install & Set Up WordPress (Beginners Guide)

In this beginners tutorial, I'll show you How to Install and Setup WordPress! This is part 1 of my beginner tutorial series where I'm answering the top 5 questions for YOU who are just getting started with Wordpress. I'll show you how to do this through cPanel which...

How to Download Media Files in WordPress

How to Download Media Files in WordPress

In this tutorial, I'll show you How to Download Media Files in Wordpress with no plugin needed. One feature I'm very surprised Wordpress doesn't include (at least at the time of writing this) is a way to download images, videos and other file types directly from the...

How to Make a Non Clickable Menu Item in WordPress

How to Make a Non Clickable Menu Item in WordPress

In this tutorial, I'll show you How to Make a Non Clickable Menu Item in Wordpress. By default, when you add pages, posts or custom links to your Wordpress menu, they will be a link. But what if you want to have a menu item that just displays the items below it that...

How to Create a Google Review Link

How to Create a Google Review Link

In this tutorial, I show you How to Create a Google Review Link. We're going to do this in 2 methods by creating a link that opens up all reviews for customers to see and a direct Google Review link that a website user can click to quickly leave a Review. It's a very...

How to Customize a Password Protected Page in WordPress

How to Customize a Password Protected Page in WordPress

In this tutorial I show you How to Customize a Password Protected Page in Wordpress. By default and depending on what theme you're using, the front end of the password protected page usually looks terrible. Luckily, with just a few lines of CSS and some creativity,...

How to Set Up Google Analytics in Divi (without a plugin)

How to Set Up Google Analytics in Divi (without a plugin)

In this tutorial, I show you how to set up Google Analytics in your Divi website WITHOUT the use of an external plugin. Wordpress Google Analytics plugins have their uses. Case in point, if your client wants to be able to see a snapshot of their site stats and page...

How to Use Inspect Element to Edit CSS in Divi

How to Use Inspect Element to Edit CSS in Divi

In this tutorial, I show you how to use Google Chrome's Inspect Element Tool to help edit and customize your CSS in Divi. Inspect element is a robust and complex tool so we don't cover everything but I'll show you what you need to know editing and customizing...

How to MANUALLY Migrate Your WordPress Site

How to MANUALLY Migrate Your WordPress Site

*** Update March 2021 - This method still works like a charm today! *** In this tutorial, I walk you through How to MANUALLY Migrate your Wordpress Site from one host to another. There are several great duplicating, cloning and migration tools for transferring...