WordPress for beginners

WordPress, the well-known open source Content Management System, is great for people who are just starting with their first website. It’s SEO friendly and easy to manage. Nevertheless, as a beginner, it can be a bit overwhelming: Where to start? On this page, you’ll find all our articles that help you start your WordPress site.

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Must read articles about WordPress for beginners

How to get your new WordPress site indexed

18 March 2020 | 10 Comments | Dijana Muzhdeka

When you roll out the red carpet on a new website, you might be expecting visitors to start coming eagerly. In reality, before people start visiting your site, search engines need to find, index and rank it. In this article, I share some tips that could help you get your site indexed faster.  A quick note …

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Google’s Sitelinks Searchbox on WordPress, with or without Yoast SEO

26 February 2020 | 20 Comments | Edwin Toonen

A couple of years ago, Google introduced the Sitelinks Searchbox. When activated, this search box appears under the main URL for a given brand in the search results, above its sitelinks, hence the name. When you search for that brand in Google, you can directly use the site’s search engine. The results will be presented …

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How to make a WordPress website

20 February 2020 | 7 Comments | Iris Guelen

Need to switch to online asap and don’t have a website yet? WordPress is your best friend! Whether you want to create your own personal blog, an online store, or a business website – with WordPress, creating your own website is easy as pie. If you know what you’re doing, of course. In this video, …

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How to use WordPress? The 12 most common questions

26 September 2019 | Joost de Valk

WordPress is huge. According to the latest stats, WordPress powers almost 35% of the web — and keeps on growing. With many sites staying true to the CMS and many new sites bursting onto the scene, there are a lot of new users taking their first steps into the wonderful world of WordPress. People from …

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