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> Is Your Content Crippling Your SEO Efforts?

October 21st, 2016 by Blair Thorne

Long gone are the days of thin content.

There used to be a time when you were able to slap up filler content, with specific keywords and phrases alongside a certain density, and you’d be able to rank pretty easily.

Throw in some backlinks with the same types of anchor text, and the world of … >>

> Using Your Website as a Client Acquisition Tool

September 20th, 2016 by Blair Thorne

Do you know that you have a client acquisition tool right at your fingertips?

It’s perhaps one of THE most powerful tools at your disposal in your marketing arsenal.

In fact, if it is used properly, you could be loading up your client pipeline with an endless amount of prospects.

So, just what IS this … >>

> Reviews – The Secret Weapon For The Small Business Owner

August 25th, 2016 by Blair Thorne

When you think of your own buying habits, what immediately comes to mind?

Do you purchase the most expensive option because you “get what you pay for” or do you go the economic route?

Do you buy based on name brand alone or are there any other factors that come into play?

While you may … >>

> The Power Of Local SEO

August 3rd, 2016 by Blair Thorne

Is your business getting listed locally?

When someone in your area is searching for the service or product that you provide, are you or your competitors showing up in the search engines?

You may have heard this all before, and you might have an argument when you say that “There just aren’t enough searches for … >>

> Is Your Website Working For You Or Against You?

July 15th, 2016 by Blair Thorne


A nice flashy website is nice to look at.

No doubt about it.

High definition photos draw people in, dynamic layouts are like a buffet for the eyes and a fast loading site makes wait times bearable.

This is nice and all, but when it comes down to it, you really want that investment … >>

> Leveling The Playing Field For Your Small Business

July 6th, 2016 by Blair Thorne

There’s a secret that other businesses don’t want you to know about.

Your competition, the businesses in your industry and the bigger businesses with bigger budgets know that if you knew what they knew, well, then the playing field would get leveled.

Here’s the thing, we’re going to tell you the secret – You can … >>

> Should I Do SEO Myself?

June 30th, 2016 by Blair Thorne

There’s no debating it.

A number one ranking in the search engines for your given business, industry or keyword can bring about more inquiries, sales and new clients.

However, the million dollar question remains – HOW do you get that ranking?

It’s easy, they say.

It’s not that hard, they say.

You can do it … >>

> How to Detox Your Backlink Profile Using the Google Disavow Tool

February 16th, 2016 by Blair Thorne

Your Step by Step Guide to Creating a Google Disavow File

Has your website suffered a sudden drop in Google rankings? Perhaps you have been slapped by a Google algorithm update, or received a Manual Webspam Action notification in your Google Webmaster Tools account?

Whichever it is, one of the major things you need to … >>

> Responsive Web Design v Mobile Websites

January 4th, 2016 by Blair Thorne

We live in a world where everything is done online. You want to shop? Go online. You want to check out reviews? Go online. Check out a website? Go online!

Everything, anything and everybody is connected on the virtual world, and now thanks to portable devices such as mobile phones, tablets and hand held devices, … >>

> 5 Killer Tips for Better Web Design

December 21st, 2015 by Blair Thorne

We live in an era where everything is packing its bags and shifting to the virtual world. From shopping, education and simple tasks such as reading and making notes, EVERYTHING is going online. 

This shift has caused various businesses and various entities to change their business models and expand their horizons. They do this by … >>

> The Importance of Customer Reviews for SEO

November 25th, 2015 by Blair Thorne

For any business and organisation, reviews matter a lot for your SEO Perth campaign. Especially the good ones. Reviews can be best described as an organisation getting a pat on the back, or a cold shoulder from the customers. They can help you go from a mere three to a ten in a matter of … >>

> 6 Essential SEO Tips to Improve Your Website Traffic

November 7th, 2015 by Blair Thorne

Emerging web businesses and new website owners wish to get their website ranked on the top. To achieve this, they find ways to increase their appearance in the search engine results. This is what is known as Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). You really don’t need to be an SEO expert; neither do you need to … >>

> Go Responsive or Go Home!

June 10th, 2015 by Blair Thorne

Both online users and search engines are now into mobile. In 2014, Google predicted that mobile searches (at 85.9 billion) would topple over desktop searches (84 billion) in 2015. True enough, Google announced just recently that more people are using their mobile devices than actual computers to search for things. Though vague in confirming actual … >>

> 3 Signs Your Website Needs a Major Facelift

May 18th, 2015 by Blair Thorne

Redesigning a website opens new possibilities for gaining more traffic and improving credibility online. Revamping, however, is such a major move that most businesses put it off because they aren’t exactly sure if the timing is right. To help you with this major decision, we outlined here the signs your website needs a major facelift.… >>

> Why Your Website Should Be Responsive

April 15th, 2015 by Blair Thorne

About 1.4 billion—or one in every five—people in the world owns a smartphone today. They use it to access different sites, which they need for researching or buying their needs. Developing a website is only the key to reach your target audience, though, so you shouldn’t stop there. You have to make an effort to … >>

> Trends in Web Design for 2015

February 6th, 2015 by Blair Thorne

Our latest blog – straight from our website design studio in Perth.

Over the years we have seen web design trends come and go, but there are a few that stand the test of time. Here are 5 current trends in web design that we believe will continue to influence websites for at least the … >>

> Social Media Management Tools

January 30th, 2015 by Blair Thorne

Our latest blog – straight from our web design studio Perth.

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few years, you already know that social media is here to stay. The problem is that many business owners have no idea how to start and manage a social media network.

Many others … >>

> Tools for Measuring the Results of Your Marketing Strategy

January 23rd, 2015 by Blair Thorne

Our latest blog – straight from our website design studio Perth.

So you have decided on a content marketing strategy, you know your goals, your target audience and the different types of content you want to create and promote. Once you have created your content and it has been on the internet for a few … >>

> Your Cheat Sheet to a Fool Proof Content Marketing Strategy

January 16th, 2015 by Blair Thorne

Our latest blog – straight from our web design studio Perth.

This week we are going to talk about content marketing and how you can use this strategy to increase brand awareness and ramp up your traffic and sales.

So what is content marketing?

Content marketing is the creation and promotion of content for the … >>

> The Skinny on Link Building

September 19th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

Web designers in Perth know that one of the best techniques to help rank our client’s websites is to build links. There are however, good and bad links and the right way and the wrong way to build these links.

A few years ago, you could actually pay for links to your website and because … >>

> The SEO Benefits of Content Siloing

September 16th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

Web designers in Perth are aware that good SEO involves organising your website around keyword relevant content and themes. In other words – content siloing. Reminiscent of grain silos, content siloing is based on organisation of your content around keyword themes.

Content silos help search engines get a ‘feel’ for your website and to understand … >>

> Flat v Skeuomorphic Web Design Perth

September 12th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

At our web design Perth studio, we keep an eye on design trends and over the past year we have seen a move from skeuopmorphic designs to flat designs. What does this mean?

Well skeuopmorphic designs reflected the physical world and were meant to add a feeling of familiarity to a user’s online experience. Remember … >>

> SEO Tips on Keywords Part 2

September 9th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

We want to make sure that all of our clients wring every ounce of juice out of their SEO.  To this end, here is Part 2 of our SEO tips on keywords.

In the last article we addressed 3 of the key areas on your website where keywords help rankings – the Title Tag, Meta … >>

> SEO Tips on Keywords Part 1

September 5th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

As web designers in Perth, we have some awesome clients, and the one thing they all want is to rank highly in the search engine results pages (serps). If you have been reading our blog, you will know that there are many different components to increasing your rankings and one essential element is on-page SEO.… >>

> The Essentials of Internal Links

September 2nd, 2014 by Blair Thorne

One of the essential skills for web designers in Perth, in fact for all web designers, is understanding on-page optimisation. Good SEO is a technique that must be honed and can certainly take some serious time to learn.

There are however, some simple, yet important on-page SEO techniques that any business owner, who already feels … >>

> The Basics of Outbound Links

August 29th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

As web designers in Perth, we create websites for a large variety of businesses, but the one singular element that is the same for all of them, is that they all need targeted on-page SEO.

You have most probably heard about SEO and how important it is to ranking, traffic and conversions, but maybe you … >>

> A Quick Look at Permalinks

August 26th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

Web design Perth is booming at the moment, as everyone seems to want their business website up and running ASAP. Which is great for us at The Web Shop, but the problem is that a successful marketing strategy doesn’t begin and end with an awesome website.

Finding a website designer in Perth and launching your … >>

> 3 Benefits of Social Media Networking

August 15th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

At our website design Perth studio, we have found some very interesting facts about social media, which should be of interest to social media beginners:

  • 74% of people use social networking sites
  • 3 billion people use LinkedIn
  • 70 million people use Pinterest
  • 1.4 billion people use Facebook
  • 490 million people use YouTube
  • On average, people

> 10 SEO Tips You Can Implement Today

August 12th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

At our web design Perth studio, we know that organic rankings can mean the difference between the success and failure of your business. Both on page and off page SEO is essential to ensuring that your website can be easily found by searchers and so needs to be constantly monitored and kept up to date.… >>

> 7 Steps to a Stress Free Blog

August 5th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

At The Web Shop, we know that writing a business blog is one of the easiest and most cost effective strategies you can use to promote your business.

It can drive traffic to your website, increase conversions and help establish your business as an authority in your industry. Many business owners however, tend to go … >>

> 5 Tips to Increase Website Conversions

July 29th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

At our web design Perth studio, we are frequently asked about website conversions and what a client can do to increase their conversions.

Conversion rate optimisation (CRO) as it is known, is a vital element of website design – it the bread and butter of your bottom line – because without conversions, your website is … >>

> How to Boost Your Online Presence

July 22nd, 2014 by Blair Thorne

At our WordPress website design Perth studio, we frequently have clients coming to us and asking how they can increase their online presence. They need to increase sales and are not sure of the best and most effective steps to take.

So straight to you from our Perth website design studio – we have decided … >>

> Common Web Design Mistakes to Avoid

July 15th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

At our responsive web design Perth studio, we find that some clients have great design ideas when it comes to their new website. Some, however still have outdated notions and need convincing that the whole idea of updating their website is to present a new image to their customers.

If you don’t have a business … >>

> 7 Reasons to Update Your Website

July 8th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

Welcome to this week’s blog, direct from our website design Perth studio. This week we are going to talk about updating your website and the reasons behind this decision.

So to start off, just because you have a business website, doesn’t mean that you can ignore it (if you don’t have a website read our … >>

> 5 Reasons Your Business Need a Website

July 1st, 2014 by Blair Thorne

If you are just starting out in a new venture or have an existing small business, you might be wondering whether it is worth investing in a website. Business owners whose products or services cannot be sold online, in particular, make the assumption that a website serves no real purpose.

At our web design Perth … >>

> Web Design Perth Showcase 9

March 21st, 2014 by Blair Thorne

Clean Move Web Design Perth

Clean Move Web Design Perth

Visit the Website: http://www.cleanmove.com.au


Clean Move required a simple website that features the services they offer in a very clean, clear and simple manner. It needed to display on smart phones, tablet and desktop devices with a single Content Management System for all, to … >>

> Website Design Perth Showcase 8

March 18th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

Aquasol Water Treatment Solutions

Aquasol Responsive Website Design Perth

Visit the Website: http://www.aquasol.com.au


Aquasol required a mobile-ready website to describe the services they provide and provide in depth technical specification documents for download. They required it to be based around an easy to use Content Management Systems to allow them to keep the site … >>

> Web Design Perth Showcase 7

March 13th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

‘Evolve Accountants’

Evolve Accountants Perth Web Design

Visit the Website: http://www.perthbusinessaccountant.com.au


Evolve required a website for the Accounting and Business Advisory side of their business. It needed to be Search Engine friendly, mobile responsive and be easy to use for non-technical staff to make updates on a regular basis. The site needed to feature … >>

> Web Design Perth Showcase 6

March 6th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

‘Len Zuks Artist’ Mobile Friendly Website

Len Zuks Web Design Perth

Vist the Website: http://www.lenzuks.com


Len required an attractive website with an artistic bent to display images of his painting and sculpture works, list his catalog of awards and keep visitors up to date with upcoming exhibitions and news. He needed a website design … >>

> Website Design Perth Showcase 5

February 26th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

‘AusWest Migration’ Mobile-Ready Website

AusWest Migration Responsive Website Design Perth

Vist the Website: http://www.auswestmigration.com.au


The Client required a website that was very clear and simple for overseas based customers, for whom English is often a second language, to understand and be easily navigable. It was also a fundamental requirement that the site was able … >>

> Web Design Perth Showcase 4

February 21st, 2014 by Blair Thorne

JM Cash N Gold

JM Cash N Gold – Responsive Web Design Perth

Visit the Website: http://www.jmcashngold.com.au


JM Cash N Gold required a website that could be easily updated to display the latest gold prices, describe the services they offer, encourage enquiries from new customers and keep users up to date with the latest … >>

> Web Design Perth Showcase 3

February 20th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

Sport Fishing with Col Prince

WordPress Web Design Perth

Visit the Website: http://www.ozfishproductions.com


Col Prince travels the globe filming his Sport Fishing adventures. His shows are aired on Perth’s WTV on Channel 44 and he sells DVDs of his exploits through his website.


The Client required a new website to maximise the benefits … >>

> Website Design Perth Showcase 2

February 13th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

Mindfulness WA Website

Mobile Responsive Website Design Perth

Vist the Website: http://www.mindfulnesswa.com.au


The Client had an existing website that was several years old and was not reflecting a professional image for the business. Aesthetically and technically it was becoming very outdated and did not include the facility for the Client to update the content … >>

> Website Design Perth Showcase

February 7th, 2014 by Blair Thorne

‘Born in Boots’ Country Music Radio Website

Responsive Website Design Perth


Vist the Website: http://www.borninboots.com


‘Born In Boots’ is a dedicated country music radio program broadcast on Curtin FM every Saturday afternoon and is one of the biggest country music radio shows in Australia.


Having had an outdated website for many years, the … >>

> Advantages of Mobile Responsive Website Design Perth vs Apps

January 29th, 2014 by Blair Thorne


Although mobile-friendly websites and apps are both accessed on mobile devices such as Smart Phones and Tablets, there are some key differences that need to be understood before you decide which will deliver the most benefits for your business.

Mobile-friendly responsive websites are similar to a regular desktop website, coded in HTML and viewable … >>

> 8 Benefits of Choosing WordPress for Your Website CMS

December 27th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


Since being launched in 2003 as a blog management platform, WordPress has developed into the world’s most popular content management system for every type of website imaginable.

Indeed, WordPress currently powers more than 17% of the entire web with around 60 million users worldwide. It also accounts for 43% of all websites that use … >>

> FAQs – Email Accounts

December 6th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

General Email QuestionsQ. How does the process of setting up email accounts work? We set up an email account for you on your new Web Hosting account. This will take the form of something similar to info@yourdomain.com.au. We then supply you with all the relevant details so that you can either check your webmail by… >>

> 7 Steps to Highly Effective Web Design Perth

December 5th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


Many business owners charge into developing a website without any clear understanding of the goals and the best methods of achieving them. In the following paragraphs we discuss the issues that need to be considered and the techniques that need to be implemented to craft a killer website!

Step 1: Determine Your Goals

The … >>

> FAQs – Web Hosting & Domain Names

December 3rd, 2013 by Blair Thorne

Web Hosting Q. What is Web Hosting?A web hosting account, or webspace, is the server where your website files and database are stored. When someone accesses your website the server sends these files to your internet browser to render as a website. Q. I already have a Web Hosting account, will you be able to… >>

> FAQs – Web Design Perth Process

December 2nd, 2013 by Blair Thorne

Web Design Process Q. Will I be able to see what my site will look like before it is built?Yes. Based on our discussions regarding your requirements and design preferences, we will draw up a proposed Screen Design image file showing the layout, colour scheme and positioning of the elements etc. This will be sent… >>

> The Importance of White Space in Web Design Perth

November 29th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

One of the elements of Web Design layouts that cause the most disagreement between designers and clients is the issue of white space. Good designers utilise white space in abundance, whereas website owners often feel these areas need to be filled with an additional design element or content.

In this article we will discuss the … >>

> Restoring an Inactive Sidebar Content Box Widget

November 27th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This tutorial demonstrates how to restore an inactive sidebar item. (The process for making a sidebar content box item inactive was described in a previous tutorial.)

  1. Go to your Dashboard > Appearance > Widgets
  2. Under ‘Inactive Widgets‘ simply drag the item back to the ‘Sidebar‘ module.
  3. Re-position by click and drag as required

> Removing a Sidebar Content Box Widget

November 25th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This tutorial demonstrates how to deactivate a Sidebar content, without deleting it entirely from your WordPress Dashboard.

  1. In you Dashboard, navigate to Appearance > Widgets
  2. On the right hand side under ‘Sidebar‘, simply click and drag the widget you wish to remove to the ‘Inactive Widgets‘ module
  3. Go to your website and click the

> Changing Page Title & Description Meta Tags for SEO

November 20th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This video demonstrates how to change the ‘Page Title‘ and ‘Description‘ meta tags on your website for Search Engine Optimisation purposes;

  1. Select your page and click ‘Edit‘
  2. Scroll down to the Headspace plugin fields below the editing window
  3. Ammend the ‘Page Title’ and ‘Description’ fields to include your desired keywords
  4. Click the ‘Update‘ button

> Optimising Images for SEO keywords

November 19th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

How to Add SEO Keywords to Your Images Overview

The video tutorial above shows you how to add your SEO keywords to your images in WordPress, using the Title, Alternative Text and Captions fields.… >>

> Responsive Web Design Perth Explained

November 15th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

How Did the Concept of Responsive Web Design Develop?

In recent years, as internet connected mobile devices were becoming more and more popular, many companies tried to cater to this market by building a separate mobile optimised website. This worked by first detecting the type of user device then sending them to a different URL, … >>

> 6 Elements of Perth Web Content Design that Increase Readability

November 13th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

Focus on Your Customers’ Ability to Quickly Absorb Important Information to Maximise Conversions

As we discussed in a previous Web Design Perth Support Tutorial, the content of your website really is the most important element in generating leads and enquiries.

However, there is no point in spending time creating top quality content and writing persuasive … >>

> How to Differentiate Your Business Online

November 11th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

Differentiating Your Business Online by Creating Compelling Website Content

In a previous article we discussed how the high visual impact ‘Wow Factor’ approach to differentiating your online business is flawed.


“So how do you go about giving potential customers a reason to choose you over the competition?”


As we previously considered, the answer … >>

> ‘WOW Factor’ Versus Usability in Perth Web Design

November 8th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

How High Visual Impact Affects Usability in Web Design

As web design specialists, clients frequently ask us to create a site that is ‘cool’, ‘different’ or come up with something that ‘stands out from the crowd’. They mention that many other websites are boring, cookie cutter stuff without originality.

What they usually have in mind … >>

> The Fundamentals of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

November 5th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

Understanding Search Engine Optimisation

When we speak to new clients in the early stages of a project, they frequently ask something along the lines of “will my new website get me on the top of Google?“

This question belies a very limited understanding of the issues involved in SEO. For example, it is very easy … >>

> How to Drive Targeted Traffic to Your Website

November 4th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

An Overview of the Best Methods for Attracting High Quality Visitors to Your Website

It’s crucial to realise that completing the design and build of your website is only the first step to online success. ‘Build it and they will come’ died out with the dinosaurs, so you need to put a comprehensive online marketing … >>

> Managing Navigation Menus

October 31st, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This tutorial demonstrates the basic options for managing the pages, sub-item drop downs, page order and button label text of the main navigation menu on your website.… >>

> Adding New Pages to Your Navigation Menu

October 30th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


The video tutorial demonstrates the process for adding the new page that we added in the previous videos into your website’s navigation menu.

  1. Go to ‘Appearance > Menus‘
  2. Make sure the ‘Primary Navigation‘ is selected
  3. Under the pages list on the left, check the checkbox beside the name of your new page
  4. Click the

> Reorder Pages in the WordPress Pages List

October 29th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This video tutorial demonstrates how to Reorder Pages in your WordPress dashboard.

  1. Under the Pages module on the left column, select ‘My Page Order‘
  2. Click and drag the page into position
  3. Click the ‘Click to Order Pages‘ button

> How to Add a New Page to Your Website

October 28th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This video tutorial demonstrates the simple process of adding a new page to your page list in WordPress;

  1. Click on Pages > Add New
  2. Give your page a title
  3. Give your page a headline and put in your content
  4. Under the ‘Publish‘ module, click ‘Preview‘
  5. If all is looking good, click ‘Publish‘ in the

> Inserting YouTube Video into Pages with WordPress

October 25th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This video tutorial demonstrates how to insert a YouTube video into a page in WordPress.

  1. On YouTube, find the video you wish to insert
  2. Copy the URL from the address bar
  3. In your Dashboard, select ‘Pages‘ from the left menu
  4. Click ‘Edit‘ on the page you want to insert the video into
  5. Put your

> Changing Contact Form Success Messages

October 24th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This video tutorial demonstrates how to change the text of ‘success’ messages that appear above and below the contact form when a customer has successfully submitted an enquiry.

  1. In your admin Dashboard, select cForms from the left hand menu
  2. Click ‘Form Settings‘
  3. Select the correct form from the ‘Navigate‘ drop down menu
  4. Click on

> Changing the Admin Email Address for Contact Form Data

October 23rd, 2013 by Blair Thorne


In this short video tutorial we demonstrate how to change admin email address for receiving data from your online contact form.

The steps are as follows;

  1. In your Dashboard, go down to cForms on the left menu
  2. Click ‘Form Settings‘
  3. Select the form you wish to edit from the Navigate drop down list
  4. Click

> Adding a Select Box Contact Form Field

October 21st, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This video tutorial demonstrates how to add a Select Box drop down menu field to your contact form.

This allows you to offer your visitors a predetermined set of options in response to a particular question or required information. In this simple example, we add a field for users to enter their Gender, with … >>

> How to Add New Fields to Your Contact Form

October 21st, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This tutorial demonstrates the process for adding new fields to your contact forms.

In the cForms plugin on the main menu of your dashboard;

  1. Select the form you wish to amend
  2. Click the ‘Add‘ button to add a new field
  3. Give the field a name
  4. Ensure the field is the correct type by selecting

> How to Add Internal Links to Slideshow Slides

October 18th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


If, for example, you wanted to link a Slideshow image that features an aspect of the services you offer to the relevant ‘Services’ page, then this video walks you through the simple steps.

Firstly, you want to visit the services page on your website and copy the URL (website address) from the address bar.… >>

> Adding Captions to Slideshow Slides

October 16th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This video tutorial demonstrates how to add captions to slideshow images.

In the ‘Nivo Slider‘ plugin, click ‘Edit‘ on the name of the slider and select the small pencil symbol on the slide you want to add the caption to.

Simply type in the caption and click ‘Update‘ on the pop-up window, then save … >>

> How to Add Images to Your Slideshow

October 15th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This video demonstrates how to add images to your slideshow.

Using the Nivo Slider plugin you will select an image saved on your computer, upload it to the list of images and reorganise the sort order by clicking and dragging into position.… >>

> Inserting Photo Galleries into Pages

October 14th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This tutorials demonstrates how to insert photo galleries into page content.

Assuming a gallery has already been created, as per previous tutorials, we show you how to then place it into any page or post in your website using the ‘Add NextGen Gallery’ button in your page editor.… >>

> General Gallery Image Management Options

October 10th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


The video demonstrates some of the basic options for Image Management within your photo galleries including;

  • bulk editing
  • single image edits
  • how to hide images from your site visitors without deleting

> Changing the Sort Order of Images in Galleries

October 10th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This video demonstrates how to change the sort order of images in your photo galleries.

The NextGen Gallery plugin has an easy drag and drop interface for changing the order in which your images display in a gallery.

Simply single left click the image you want to move, then drag into the correct position … >>

> Adding Images to Your Photo Gallery

October 2nd, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This video shows you the basics of adding images and captions to an existing image gallery.… >>

> Adding Buttons to Pages

October 1st, 2013 by Blair Thorne


This video tutorial covers the topic of adding buttons to your website pages via the Shortcodes function.

We demonstrate how to add a button link to your ‘Contact Us’ page, and the various style, colour and button shape options that are available to you.… >>

> Restoring Previous Versions of a Page

September 27th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


The video above demonstrates how to reverse errors made during updating page content by reverting to a previous version.

At the bottom of the page editing screen you will see a list of ‘Revisions’. WordPress makes it very easy for you by saving all previous versions of page content, so you don’t need to … >>

> Pasting Content from MS Word

September 27th, 2013 by Blair Thorne


In this video we demonstrate the best method of pasting Content from MS Word, or any other word processing software, into your WordPress page and post content.

It’s best practice to first remove the formatting from the Word document to keep the content styling consistent across your website pages. Simply pasting directly from Word, … >>

> Inserting PDF Document

September 26th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

The video below demonstrates how to insert a link to a PDF document in the content of your website pages;… >>

> Paragraphs & Headers Formatting

September 26th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

The following video demonstrates how to structure paragraphs and headers in your page & post content for readability and Search Engine Optimisation purposes.… >>

> Inserting Links – Internal, External & Email

September 18th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

The following video talks you through the simple steps for inserting links to your WordPress pages and posts, including;

  • Linking to external websites
  • Internal linking between pages within your website
  • Email links that open a users email client automatically

> Inserting Images into Pages

September 16th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

The following video demonstrates the different methods for inserting images into the content of you WordPress pages and posts;… >>

> How to Log in to Your WordPress Admin

September 16th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

Logging in to your new WordPress Content Management System admin dashboard is a very simple process, simply follow the steps below;

STEP 1: Open Your Web Browser

On your computer open your Web Browser software, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera or Firefox.

Web Browsers

We recommend using Firefox which is a superior… >>

> Editing Page Text with WordPress

August 9th, 2013 by Blair Thorne

Here’s a short video showing you the basics of editing page text with WordPress;… >>