In this article we are going to cover Twitter basics for art. There’s a number of links included in this post that will take you great tutorials on all things Twitter. Twitter is an online social networking site and micro blogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages known as tweets. … Continue reading Twitter Basics for Art
How to get started with Facebook so you can use social media to build a following and gain exposure for your art
This might take some time and effort and the results will be worth it. Business Pages on Facebook are public, they will be indexed by search engines. The more interaction and likes the higher your ranking. Ditto for Twitter accounts.
Most WordPress themes allow you to upload a header image, including ours. But your header image may also include your logo with a unique font style and color. Then once you upload it and check it out on the front end you see your image logo and your site title above it. So you remove … Continue reading Don’t Remove Your Site Title – Hide It!
Are you seeing more spam trackbacks listed in WordPress comments? A trackback helps to notify another author that something related was written to what the they wrote, even if you don’t have an explicit link to his article. This improves the chances of the other author sitting up and noticing that you gave him credit … Continue reading How to Disable Trackbacks and Pings in WordPress
When presenting to artists about their online presence I always preface my remarks about designing fine art websites with… There’s a reason why galleries have white walls and minimalist environments. That reason is that nothing is to interfere with the viewing of the art. Nothing! I started using WordPress in 2004. At that time minimalist … Continue reading Designing Fine Art Websites
There’s a little known button concealed in the screen options menu that will allow you to have your links open in a new browser window. Standard web practice is NOT to have links open in new windows as it is thought that in the end there would be to many windows open which will inconvenience … Continue reading How to Open WordPress Menu Link in New Window
The WordPress Media Library has come along way since I start using WordPress back at version 2.6. Internet connections are faster too (is anyone still on dial-up?). Having faster computers and lightening speed internet means that we don’t have to use thumbnail images as much. You have probably seen this concept on sites like This … Continue reading WordPress Single Image Gallery
CONCEPT: The concept behind the blog newsletter combo is that content sent to followers in emails can also be blog posts. This will make creating content and art blogging easy. As an artist I did not set out to blog about anything, let alone my art work. However, I did start to blog when a client … Continue reading The Blog Newsletter Combo Makes Art Blogging Easy
Once you have images in NextCellent Gallery you can use them throughout WordPress posts and pages. This tutorial will show you how to insert a single image from NextCellent Gallery on to any post or page. You can always upload images into the media library for use as feature or post images but if you … Continue reading Insert a Single Image from NextCellent Gallery
The differences between WordPress and Squarespace, Wix and Weebly After researching, comparing and gathering information on what you need to know to make a choice between WordPress, Squarespace, Wix or Weebly, I have come to the conclusion that there is no conclusion. Each of these services has something to offer depending on what you need. … Continue reading The differences between WordPress and Squarespace, Wix and Weebly