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Configuring Emails on Your Domain

Have you ever gotten a business card from someone and their email address was something like “theirname@theirorgwebsite.org”? How exactly do you get email that’s not “@gmail.com” or something like that? Beyond that, why bother? The answers to those questions is, it’s not hard and it’s important.

This post will explore why it’s important for orgs to

By |January 26th, 2015|WordPress Pt I|Comments Off on Configuring Emails on Your Domain

Coding Troubleshooting

Image Not Showing

Check your syntax

It should be  <img src=”address” /> where “address” is a URL or the name of an image file

Make sure the image file is in the right place

Any file you reference must have a clear path to it. This means if you write <img src=”logo.png” /> then logo.png must be in the same folder as your webpage. If

By |October 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized, WordPress Pt I|Comments Off on Coding Troubleshooting

Doing Well in this Class

WordPress Lab is likely quite different from your typical class. You’ll be learning to code, learning to use WordPress, and learning more about the Internet than you ever thought you would. The things you’re going to learn are very different from what you’re used to so you’re going to have to go about learning them

By |April 3rd, 2014|WordPress Pt I, WordPress Pt II|Comments Off on Doing Well in this Class

How To: Install WP Using Softaculous

Softaculous is what’s known as a “1-click Script Installer”. It is a service that a host may pay for to allow their users to easily install software on to their sites like WordPress, Drupal, Moodle, MediaWiki, Magneto, or Simple Machine Forums. Many hosts will have something similar to softaculous, but it’s always good to know

By |April 1st, 2014|WordPress Pt I|Comments Off on How To: Install WP Using Softaculous

WP Theme Roundups

This post was created to serve as a repository of WordPress themes that we come across.
7 Free WordPress Theme Releases from Themes4all
http://www.wpdailythemes.com/freethemes/7-free-theme-releases/
5 Free Content Focused WordPress Themes
http://www.wpdailythemes.com/freethemes/5-free-content-focused-wordpress-themes/
Free WordPress Themes: March 2014 Edition
http://torquemag.io/free-wordpress-themes-march-2014-edition/
Single Page Themes
http://wplift.com/single-page-wordpress-themes
Single page WordPress themes are a great way to quickly put up a site which doesn’t require huge amounts of information to

By |March 27th, 2014|WordPress Pt I, WordPress Pt II|Comments Off on WP Theme Roundups

How to: Import and Export WP Content

Sometimes you need to move a lot of content from one WordPress site to another. Conventional wisdom tells you to copy paste all you posts and pages, but that would take forever. We want something quicker. That’s why we have an import and export function built into WordPress.
Exporting Content
This part is really easy. Just go

By |April 14th, 2013|WordPress Pt I, WordPress Pt II|Comments Off on How to: Import and Export WP Content

How To: Create a Subdomain and Install a New Platform on It

Having your own domains means that you have complete control over what goes on it. If you discover that you don’t like WordPress and would like to try something different you’re well within your ability to do that. There is a wide world of software out there just waiting to get installed onto your website.

By |March 10th, 2013|WordPress Pt I|Comments Off on How To: Create a Subdomain and Install a New Platform on It

Simple Coding Troubleshooting Guide

Don’t Panic. Read This.
Hi everyone,

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about code not displaying right. 9/10 the problem is with one of the following things. So without further adieu, here is the solution to must coding issues!
Image Not Showing

Check your syntax

It should be  <img src=”address” /> where “address” is a URL or the name of an

By |February 21st, 2013|WordPress Pt I|Comments Off on Simple Coding Troubleshooting Guide

How To: Change Your cPanel Password

When you buy your domain with Lithium, they send you a username and password to access the backend of your site. They’re both strings of random characters. The username cannot be change, but fortunately the password can.
Login to Lithium Client Area
Either go to www.lithiumhosting.com and click “Sign In” in the upper right corner. Or go

By |February 20th, 2013|WordPress Pt I, WordPress Pt II|Comments Off on How To: Change Your cPanel Password