Are You Performing Regular Security Checks?

Most small business owners are running multiple types of software on their websites. That means keeping your website updated, making sure you’re running the current version of WordPress and checking for new plugin updates. Software Upgrades It’s your responsibility to make sure all of your tools are updated. Keep in mind that software purchases often […]

Sharing Passwords With Service Providers

Most people enter dozens of passwords a day. You enter a password to unlock your smartphone, to sign into your laptop computer, and to access your favorite shows on Netflix. Passwords are designed to authenticate the identity of an account owner. They prove you’re really who you say you are. But some malicious users want […]

Choosing A Hosting Company You’ll Love

Many new solopreneurs and beginning marketers feel intimidated when it comes to getting their websites up and running. But if you plan on doing business on the web, then a domain name and a good web host are essential. These two things will form the foundation of your online business. If you choose a bad […]

WordPress Plugins We Can’t Live Without

The ability to use plugins is one of my absolute favorite things about WordPress. If you run your blog or website on the self-hosted WordPress platform, you’re probably familiar with plugins. In case you’re unfamiliar, WordPress plugins are pieces of software that can be used to expand the functionality of your site. They often accomplish one […]

Creating Content Upgrades With PLR

Many online business owners that use PLR, edit it and publish it on their blogs. They spend a few days promoting it then they let that post die a quiet death and they move on. The problem is that while the post may be informative for the reader, it doesn’t invite them to go deeper. […]

How to Read AW Stats

Welcome to the world of owning a website. One of the things that both newbie and even ‘old time’ website owners get overwhelmed by is their analytics and understanding the data. One of the great things about Mom Webs Hosting is we use cPanel which comes with an analytics software already installed – AWStats – […]

Building a Blog: How to Configure Discussion Settings

The “Discussion Tab” is fourth on the list under “Settings.”   This is where you customize how you want people to interact with you. (This is an important section) 1.  Uncheck “Allow link notifications from other blogs (trackbacks and pingbacks” ) If you have this checked it allows too much spam. 2.  Select “Automatically close comments […]

Building a Blog: How to Configure Reading Settings

As we go down the “Settings” list, the “Reading Tab” is next. The “Reading Tab”  determines what gets displayed. 1.  It asks whether you want your blog to show a fixed, static page (like an “ordinary” website) or your latest posts.  Google prefers “Your latest posts” … but if you’re running a service-based business and your blog is […]

Building a Blog: How to Configure Writing Settings

The “Writing Tab” is the next one we will work on.  Not much on this page that needs adjusted,  we will move down to the “Update Services” section. This tells you which services the blog is “pinging” (notifying) every time you make a post. Your screen probably looks like this. This indicates that only one news […]

Building a Blog: How to Configure General Settings

With your theme installed you are ready to begin configuring your blog to look and work the way you want it to.  This post is the first of several that will deal with configuring your blog settings. 1.  The first thing you’ll do is go to your “Settings” tab, in the left hand menu.  The […]