Using WordPress categories and tags

Categories and tags Categories and tags are ways of grouping post topics together. They help keep your site more organised and accessible, and help visitors quickly find the type of content their looking for. You can choose several different tags and categories for every post. What’s the difference between categories and tags? Categories and tags […]

What are WordPress themes?

One of the key features of WordPress is themes. A WordPress theme is basically a design – a design you can easily add to your WordPress site. No coding or special skills are needed, plus you can switch themes like you change outfits! There are thousands of WordPress themes to choose from too, both free […]

How to add and test a WordPress theme

Adding and testing a new WordPress theme So after much careful consideration, you’ve found a theme that’s right for you and your new website. Let’s get it uploaded to your WordPress site so we can test it out. Login to your WordPress dashboard and look for “Appearance” and then “Themes”. You’ll then be presented with […]

How to add Google Analytics to your WordPress website

This guide will explain how to set up Google Analytics on your WordPress website for customers using LCN.com web hosting and WordPress hosting. Before you start, you’ll need to set up a Google Analytics account. You can learn about this and how to get started with Google Analytics here. Let’s get started… Installing the plugin […]

How to set up SSL on your WordPress website

This guide will explain how to set up an SSL on your WordPress website for customers using LCN.com web hosting and WordPress hosting.  Before you start, you’ll need to have purchased an LCN.com SSL certificate for your site.   Let’s get started…  Enable HTTPS from your LCN account  With LCN we offer a quick way to set up your redirect straight from […]

How to move your WordPress website

This guide will explain how to move your WordPress website. For customers using LCN.com web hosting or WordPress hosting. If you’re looking to move your WordPress website from another web hosting provider to LCN.com. You’ll need to get a copy of your web and database files from your current hosting provider. Let’s get started… Moving […]

How to change your WordPress database password

This guide will explain how to change your WordPress database password for customers using LCN.com web hosting and WordPress hosting.  If you’ve installed WordPress or you are using our WordPress hosting, simply follow the steps listed below.  Let’s get started…  Changing the password  Login to your LCN account and move your Control Panel.  Click the domain you wish to perform a change to.  Click Hosting Settings followed by MySQL  You will […]

Softaculous 1-Click Installs via cPanel

Within cPanel you have a Softaculous 1-Click Install area, it lists the applications you are able to install and allows you to scroll sideways through the available apps and beneath it, the categories too. The ‘Scripts’ section lists the apps themselves, so if you know which app you want to install, you’ll most likely find […]

Hotlink Protection in cPanel

A feature offered in cPanel is the ability to prevent hotlinking of your content (Hotlinking is the term used to describe a third party linking to content you host without your consent. It can cause bandwidth issues with your hosting if the content is linked to by a high traffic site such as Twitter or […]

How to set PHP directives using .php.ini

This guide will explain how to set PHP directives for your site by using a .php.ini file. For customers using LCN web hosting and WordPress hosting. Let’s get started… What are PHP directives? PHP directives are the configuration settings used to control various behaviours of PHP functions on your site. This can include for example; the memory limit […]