Optimizing SEO on WordPress

Using good Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tactics is an essential part of creating a successful website. SEO refers to all the things you can do to help your site rank higher in search results, which is the absolute best way to increase the traffic your website receives. In this post we’ll review some great tips […]

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Protect your email with Postini

Here at Bluehost we provide more than just powerful web hosting. We also provide additional tools to help meet the needs of our clients. One of the great features we offer is Postini email spam protection. Powered by Google, Postini is the world’s most powerful anti-spam solution. Postini sends all of your emails through advanced […]

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Great WordPress Plugins: Social

From telegraphs to emails, and from radio to podcast, we’ve come a long way in the evolution of mass media. Thanks to the internet, there are now more ways to communicate than ever before: social media, blogs, email, instant messaging, forums, etc. By incorporating these types of communication tools to your website, you can engage […]

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Great WordPress Plugins: Fonts

Fonts are one of the most fundamental elements of design and using fonts effectively is one of the key secrets to creating a great website. After all, your font choices say a lot of about you and the message you are communicating. Just like pictures and video, fonts themselves send a visual message and they […]

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Great WordPress Plugins: Videos

Videos bring a website to life. They’re way more engaging than still images, and like webpage sliders, videos can help you share information. For example, visitors to your website may be looking for a product review or a how-to tutorial. Or perhaps potential clients or employers are examining your work. Regardless, video is a powerful, […]

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WordPress Update 3.4

WordPress has just been upgraded to a new version—3.4. Every major update from WordPress has brought welcomed changes, but version 3.4 is definitely one worth noting. WordPress started off as just a simple tool to create blogs and has grown into a full flagship content management system for complete websites (and blogs).

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Great WordPress Plugins: Photo galleries

As an avid photographer, I always look for a great tools to let me share my photos online. I’ve tried numerous methods over the years, including an attempt to code my own gallery using javascript and jQuery — which proved to be not only time consuming, but also confusing and frustrating. From all the options […]

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Great WordPress Plugins: Sliders

One of the reasons WordPress is such a powerful platform for building great blogs and websites is thanks to the large amount of available plugins. These make it easy to add a variety of elements to your site such as photo galleries, video players, calendars, social media tools, and much more. The best part? Usually […]

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Building a Better Website with WordPress Themes

WordPress is often promoted as a great tool to build blogs. But while there is no question that is how it got its start, WordPress is so much more than just a tool for creating great blogs. It is now equally great at creating websites! In fact, there are now 70 million sites built using […]

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