Archive | October, 2011
Moving WordPress to a new Server and new Domain

Moving WordPress to a new Server and new Domain

  Disclaimer: Please contact your hosting provider for assistance. This post is a general overview post by Expand2Web. Your steps may vary depending on your provider.   – This tutorial will describe every step to move your website to a new server and a new URL. – There are many ways of doing this, however […]

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The SmallBiz Mobile Layout

The SmallBiz Mobile Layout

  The Expand2Web Smallbiz WordPress Theme is designed to automatically detect Mobile and Handheld Devices such as the iPhone, Android, Blackberry etc. All of the stock layouts are optimized to be viewed on mobile devices, however you can serve a special touch enabled layout if desired. Important: The Touch Enabled Layout is “De-activated” by default. […]

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Ugrading the SmallBiz Theme to the latest version

  Create a Backup! Do not skip this step!   1) Install the free “BackUpWordPress Plugin (or use any other Backup Plugin or Backup Solution of your choice). You can install this plugin from within WordPress – Under Plugins search for “BackUpWordPress”. 2) After activating the plugin go to

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Setting Your own Homepage

Setting Your own Homepage

  Ouestion: What are the steps to set my own WordPress Page as Homepage   Answer: Important: Before you get Started 1) Under no circumstances delete, change or create a new “Home” page found under your pages listing! 2) Do not create a second Page called “Home” – see Step 1 below.   ___________________________________________________________________________   […]

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FTP – What is it – What does it – Where do I get it

FTP – What is it – What does it – Where do I get it

  What does FTP mean ? FTP is an acronym for File Transfer Protocol. As the name suggests, FTP is used to transfer files between computers. Or in our case between your computer and your hosting provider’s web server.   What do I need – What is a “FTP Client”? Graphical FTP clients simplify file […]

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Image Formats JPEG vs. PNG vs. GIF

Image Formats JPEG vs. PNG vs. GIF

  Question: What is the difference between all the image formats and which one should I use?   Short Answer: Use PNG’s for all your website image needs!!!   Long Answer: JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) Pros and Cons Pro: Great for simple graphics – JPEG allows you to create relatively small file sizes. The […]

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Replacing the ‘Lite’ SmallBiz Theme Version

  – Don’t worry – You will not lose your existing pages or posts during this process! – If you have a lot of work in your site already consider making a Backup just in case. Here is the SmallBiz Theme in case you have not downloaded it already [

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Choosing a Domain name and installing WordPress

Choosing a Domain name and installing WordPress

  Do you need a Hosting Provider? If you want to host your own site and you don’t have a hosting provider yet, we recommend that you sign up for BlueHost. They provide a very competitively priced hosting plan ($6.95/month) that comes with a free domain name and allows you to install WordPress with one […]

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Installing the SmallBiz Theme

  This tutorial assumes you have WordPress successfully installed. Read our WordPress install guide here.  Please note: We highly recommend using Linux Servers. Log in to your WordPress Install 1) Type your domain name into a web browser of choice and add “wp-login.php” to the end of your

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