How to Create a Drop-Down Menu in WordPress

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Difficulty: 1/5 (Most people could handle this by themselves. If you’d prefer me to handle it for you, this is something I handle for members on my membership programs.) In this video, I show you how to easily create a dropdown menu in WordPress.

How to Change Stubborn Design Elements in WordPress with X-Theme


Sometimes design elements on your Website are STUBBORN. They seemingly don’t want to change no matter what you do. X-Theme makes it easy to introduce custom CSS into your theme, which is what I am going to demonstrate on Kristi’s site. Difficulty: 3/5 (This one depends. In most cases it will be faster for me to make changes like this, but in a pinch … Read More

How to Install WordPress Manually in 2018

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It’s fashionable these days for Web hosts to offer “one-click installations” of WordPress. Unfortunately, these are sometimes problematic in that they introduce third-party scripts that may slow your site down. It’s also much harder to fix something when it inevitably goes wrong if your WordPress installation is managed by your Web host. This is why I always recommend installing WordPress … Read More

How to Change Contact Form 7 Colors in Cornerstone from X-Theme


Contact Form 7 and Cornerstone from X-Theme are two of my favorite plug-ins. Contact Form 7 is my go-to contact form solution because it’s so light. This comes at the sacrifice of some customization. Not to fear! This video will show you how you can change the font colors of contact forms using X-Theme. In reality, you can do this … Read More

How to Open WordPress Menu Items in a New Tab

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In this video I will show you how you can set items in the WordPress navigation menu to open in a new window or tab. Difficulty: 1/5 (This one is pretty easy, though I am still happy to help you do it on my membership plans.)

How to Hide the Navigation Menu in X Theme


Sometimes you don’t want to be able to see the navigation menu on a WordPress page. X-Theme, which is a flexible modern theme that I recommend most of my clients use, makes it easy to hide these elements. This is useful especially if you have a landing-page or are trying to protect sensitive content on a membership site.

How to Hide Pages from Google on WordPress

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Sometimes you don’t want a page to show up in a Google Result. Here’s a video that shows you how you can use Yoast SEO to hide a WordPress page from Google (or, rather, stop it from being indexed in their search results).