This page will feature links to assorted resources which might be helpful to you in your WordPress endeavours.
There is really no reason I know of to not be using Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. Other than the fact that Google sells your information to the corporations and provides it to the government for free. Other than that there is no reason not to use them.
Confessions of an Online Hustler – Now in it’s 2nd edition. Expanded and revised. You don’t have to like his opinions and you probably won’t. Regardless of that Matt Forney has written a book that distils his years of blogging experience into a practical and no bullshit approach to blogging.
Don’t Make Me Think – The definitive book on web usability. There is no typical internet user. If people can’t find what they want on your site they aren’t going to stick around.
Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator – A guide to being, manipulating or avoiding sleazy bloggers. You choose which path to take. Understanding this stuff is critical to your success.
The WordPress Loop:
WordPress Administration and Security:
Moving WordPress from one URL or directory to another: The Simple Guide to Moving Your WordPress Site to a New Domain gives you step by step instructions with many images. Moving WordPress from WordPress.org.
How can you change your WordPress password if you don’t know your password, or user name, or registration email? What if something has gone very very wrong . . . You can change your password in phpMyAdmin.
The WordPress Security Learning Center from WordFence – WordFence is my current goto security plugin for WordPress. They set up this site to teach WordPress security. There is information for newbs, experts and everyone in between.
What Hackers Do With Compromised WordPress Sites – You may be wondering “Why would anyone hack into my website?”
Mossack Fonseca Breach – WordPress Revolution Slider Plugin Possible Cause – A look at how someone can hack your website via a plugin vulnerability.
Introduction To WordPress Security – If you are new to WordPress and want to know more about securing your site this is the post to start with.
How to change your WordPress permalink structure – This is annoying to do, so choose the right permalink structure when you start your site.
WordPress Housekeeping – Keeping your site clean and tidy and dust free.
More Generalized WordPress Links:
The Website Engineer WordPress Podcast – A podcast about WordPress and related topics.
Learn WordPress.com – a quick guide to get you up to speed on using WordPress.com (not WordPress.org).
WordPress Stack Exchange – a forum where you can ask questions and get support for WordPress.org
Social Media and Other Such Stuff Posts by Others:
Not WordPress Specific:
LimeSurvey – for creating online surveys.