Editing and updating your website

Hints and tips on everything from logging into your website to adding images and blogging.

Purge the cache to see new content

Sometimes, when changing something on your site, you won’t see it immediately when you look at the front end of your website. Here’s how to see the latest version of your page.

Adding buttons, typography etc with shortcodes

If we built your website for you, then (in most cases) you have the ability to add buttons, create custom typography and a host of other features. And you can do all this from within your post editor screen. The system uses a widely-used facility in WordPress called shortcodes. In the editor controls, look for ... Read more
WordPress login screen

Log in to your website

How to find your website login To log in the the admin area of your website, go to www.yourwebaddress.co.uk/login (substitute yourwebaddress.co.uk for your real web address). Forgotten your password? Follow the Lost Your Password link and you will be emailed a link to re-set your password.

WordPress Help Video Tutorials

It’s a lot easier to learn how to update your website when you have video tutorials to learn from. We have decided to cease offering to add video tutorials in client admin areas at the end of 2017, but there are many other ways to learn. Services like WP101 allow you to watch three videos ... Read more

Pasting text into your web pages

When adding new content to your website you may want to write it in a programme like Microsoft Word first, then paste it into your WordPress page or post. This is fine, as long as you’re careful. In this page we’ll show you how. Why can’t I just copy and paste straight into my website? ... Read more
WP inject

Image Inject - search for images from within your blog

Image Inject(previously WP Inject) lets you add Creative Commons images on the web directly into your blog posts and attribute them. If you’ve ever spent an age searching for just the right photo to illustrate your blog post, then you’ll know just how much time this clever little plugin can save you. Creative Commons licences ... Read more
Using Tags

Categories and tags in your blog

Using categories and tags for your blog posts will help your Google search placing, as well as making it easier for people to navigate your site. But it’s easy to get it wrong and end up creating a mess. The basic rule of thumb should be each post should be in ONE category with multiple ... Read more