Help for new bloggers

I’ve collected all my posts that will be most helpful for new bloggers in one easy page! Have a question about getting a domain, understanding hosting, which kind of WordPress to choose, finding images to use on your blog, etc? You’ll probably find the answer here.

WordPress help for bloggers


Getting started

“What does ___ mean?” Definitions for new bloggers

How and where to register my domain

How your website is like a camper: a simple explanation of some confusing terms

Hosting, domains, and websites – I’m so confused!

Starting a blog: the basics

What’s the difference between and


Doing more with WordPress

How to create a clickable link (for both WordPress and Blogger)

How to create a text link to a document or media file

How to create an image gallery in a single post

Sharing my site with other contributors: about WordPress user roles

How to create a PayPal button on a WordPress site

17 nifty things you can do in WordPress


Jana Snyder; web designer/developerDo you feel like learning the tech side of blogging is constantly one step forward, two steps back? It’s easy to get discouraged from information overload! If you need some help making more steps forward, contact me. We can talk about whether you just need some coaching, or if it’s time to delegate some of the more frustrating parts of your blog.




Working with images

Good sources for images (and info about what’s copyright-free)

How to find, size, and optimize images for your blog or website

Great photography, illustrations, and fonts for the budget-minded blogger

How to create an image gallery in a single post



How do I get my page to show up in Google results?

How to create an email campaign in MailChimp

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