There are many free WordPress themes to choose from. And free can be just fine when you are building your WordPress website from scratch. Later though, you’ll realize that a paid theme will add ease and improved functionality for a generally low price. In fact, you can build your website with WPEngine and access a suite of popular Studiopress themes for one low price.
The Foodie Pro WordPress theme is one of the most popular themes for food blogs. It offers a She’s sleek minimalist approach with a clean design with robust features. It’s a Genesis theme favored for its flexibility. Theme Pro requires genesis framework. Customize the theme’s colors, images, and content easily with the theme customizer and […]
In this video, Lori Ballen, Creator of The Ballen Method To Marketing will show you how to add a simple WordPress plugin that will allow all external links to open in a new tab or window.
Learn how to use the paragraph content block in WordPress Gutenberg and select the block styling.
Adding a facebook post to a blog has never been easier. Using WordPress Gutenberg, simply add a block and choose Facebook Embed. Add the URL and done!
You may be wondering, “What is WordPress?” WordPress powers many of the Internet’s most popular websites. Could your business or organization benefit from one of your own? We’ve got the answers.
Sabrina, Marketing Director for Ballen Brands, shows you how to add a table within the Gutenberg platform inside of WordPress. Step 1: Add a new block First, click the plus sign on the left to add a new block. Step 2: Search for a table After adding a new block, search for “table” and choose […]
n this video, you’ll learn how to easily add related blog posts to your blog using WordPress Gutenberg Blocks.
When we think about widespread data breaches, it’s easy to forget about internal security. Luckily, you website comes with five different, default WordPress user roles that help you, as the site administrator, control how individual users interact with your website. Find out more at LoriBallen.com
In this video, you’ll learn how to use a WordPress Plugin, Tablepress, to create tables for your website.
Hello everyone, It’s Kevin with Ballen Brands, and today I’m going to introduce the 5 most important steps you can take to keep your WordPress Website safe and secure.
Hey, this is Sabrina, lead trainer for Ballen Brands. Today I’m going to show you how to upgrade your themes in WordPress.
Hey this is Sabrina, lead trainer for Ballen Brands. Today I’m gonna show you how to check for plugin updates on your WordPress website and how to update those plug-ins.
Hi there. It’s Lori with the Southern Nevada Real Estate Team, “Lori Ballen Team” and Ballen Brands, your resource for real estate lead generation systems. Today, I’m going to show you how to get notified when you have broken links on your WordPress Website. Using a simple plugin like Broken Link Checker, you can quickly […]
Hello everyone, this is Kevin with Ballen Brands and today I’ve got a quick tip on how to keep your WordPress admin clean and organized. **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Personally, I hate clutter. And the post and page edit […]
In this video, we will cover how to use [eafl id=”13315″ name=”Shortcodes Ultimate” text=”Shortcodes Ultimate”] to add reviews to your website. Transcript Today we’re going to look at how to use the testimonial segment of [eafl id=”13315″ name=”Shortcodes Ultimate” text=”Shortcodes Ultimate”] to add testimonials to your pages. Here on my real estate website, I already […]
Sabrina shows you how to fix the Table of Contents from scrolling too far. Transcript Hey this is Sabrina Lead trainer for Ballen Brands and I wanted to go over a quick setting with you guys today. One thing that we teach on for our blogs is setting up a table of contents. For this, […]
We use a table of contents purely to increase the user experience. When a website visitor is reading text, it can be boring and annoying to scroll through to find what they are looking for. A table of contents allows the visitor to click an item and immediately shoot down the page to what they […]
Hello everyone, this is Kevin with Ballen Brands and today I’m going to show you how to crop images directly in WordPress. When uploading or choosing images for your pages and posts, the image can be cropped from within the media chooser. Select the desired image and click the “Edit Image” link on the right […]
In this video, Sabrina Wekerle with Ballen Brands shows you how to upload pictures, videos and other media to your WordPress Website.
So you have a brand new WordPress site, but where do you begin? You need to get to know your WordPress site and how to navigate it, so that you can get started with your online marketing through WordPress. **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after […]
If you’ve ever asked yourself What is a permalink, this is the place for you. [tweetthis twitter_handles=”@loriballen_” display_mode=”box”]If you haven’t ever heard of a permalink, you’ll want to read this article.[/tweetthis] A permanent static hyperlink (active link you can click) to a particular web page or blog entry is known as a permalink. This type of […]
Question: Lori if my first blog is 500 words and it is published, then I go back in and add another 1000 words and then a few days later I add another 500…. Does SEO see this as a 2000+ word blog? or will it get scrubbed with each addition? or will it simply see […]
Home | Q & A with Lori Ballen | Category: WordPress Question: How important is it to use the child/parent relationship when building out WordPress pages? I know I can set them anywhere I want within the menu, just wondering if google cared if the hierarchy matched? Example should I have a parent page of “Communities” […]