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WordPress Overview

WordPress is a popular, free, and open-source content management system (CMS). This article will act as a directory of all WordPress-related help.


  • WordPress 5.0 Update

    WordPress 5.0 will be rolled out soon, and with that, the ability to use Gutenberg.

  • WordPress: How to Add a Blog Post

    You can easily add a blog post to your WordPress website at any time.

  • How To Install WordPress - WordPress Installation Guide

    WordPress started as a blogging system, but has evolved into a full content management system (and much more). We make it easy to install WordPress and other third-party scripts to your hosting account.

  • WordPress Tools: Change WordPress URL

    This article will explain how to change the Site URL or Home URL setting in WordPress using WordPress Tools. This may be useful if you have moved your WordPress site or are planning to do so.WordPress Tools is not available on

  • How to Disable/Delete Themes and Plugins in WordPress

    This article explains how to deactivate, change or delete themes and plugins on a WordPress site without the dashboard.

  • WordPress: Introduction

    A brief introduction to what is WordPress and why it is so great

  • How To Backup & Restore WordPress Using WordPress Tools

    This article will explain how to use tools available to backup or restore your WordPress site. This is highly recommended, especially if the site is malfunctioning or has lost data.

  • How to Manage WordPress Themes and Plugins

    This article will explain how to manage WordPress plugins and themes using WordPress Tools.

  • How To Migrate a WordPress Site - Import / Export WordPress Database

    How to manually migrate a WordPress site; from downloading current content to fixing permalinks and checking everything when finished, this guide will serve as a reference point.

  • WordPress Optimization

    WordPress is currently one of the most popular blogging/CMS applications. Here are some ideas for optimizing WordPress and reducing the CPU consumption of this PHP script.

  • WordPress: Adding Links

    Adding a link in WordPress is simple and convenient. While more advanced users can use HTML, this article will explain how to use WordPress's editing tools to create links.

  • WordPress - How to Install a New Theme from the WordPress Dashboard

    Install Themes These steps will help you install and select a WordPress theme for your blog.

  • Changing WordPress Themes From the Database

    You can update your WordPress theme from either your WordPress Dashboard or your Control Panel. This article explains how to change a WordPress site's theme from within the Database once logged in.

  • Installing WordPress without Automatic Database Creation

    Typically, our installer will automatically create a database for a new WordPress installation; however, this article explains how to install WordPress when Mojo is unable to do so.

  • WordPress: Reset your Password with phpMyAdmin

    This article explains how to reset a lost WordPress password using phpMyAdmin.

  • WordPress: Enabling XML-RPC

    This article will explain how to enable XML-RPC from within the WordPress Admin Dashboard. XML-RPC needs to make posts from a desktop client.

  • WordPress: Installing Plugins

    These steps will help you select and install a WordPress plugin for your site. Inside the WordPress Dashboard, select the Add New link from the Plugins menu. You can search for a plugin here.

  • WordPress: Adding Widgets

    Adding a Widget to WordPress is quick and easy to do. This article serves as a guide if you get lost when adding new or removing old widgets to your WordPress website.

  • WordPress: Adding Images

    Adding Images to a site built with WordPress is simple and straightforward. This article will explain how to add Images to a WordPress site if you get stuck or forget.

  • WordPress: Update your Installation

    Tools are built into your hosting account to make managing WordPress easier. This article explains how to update your WordPress site using WordPress tools or the My Sites tab, depending on which you see.

  • Shared WordPress Hosting

    Shared WordPress Hosting provides the same features and benefits as our Shared Hosting accounts with the added bonus of coming with WordPress pre-installed.

  • How To Login To WordPress Sites - WP Admin Access

    This article will explain how to login to a website created with WordPress.

  • Free WordPress Migration

    For a limited time, we are offering free website migrations for qualifying WordPress websites within the first 30 days of signing up. This article explains the details and eligibility of this offer.

  • How To Use & Change Temporary URL with WordPress

    You may need to use a temporary URL to access your site before the Name Servers have propagated to ours. This article will explain how to use the temporary URL to build and test your WordPress site.

  • Switching a WordPress Theme

    A WordPress theme has enormous influence over your site's appearance and maintenance. This article will explain how to change the theme for your WordPress site should you ever need to swap your current theme for one better suited.

  • WordPress: Custom Menus

    WordPress allows users to create custom menus. This is a popular feature commonly used to create sitemaps or any other navigation that differs from your main menu.

  • Rock: Manage WordPress Caching

    Caching can create static versions of your website's content, which load more quickly in browsers, resulting in faster performance for your website. This article explains how to manage caching in Rock.

  • WordPress Tools: Manage Themes and Plugins

    This article will explain how to manage WordPress plugins and themes using WordPress Tools.

  • WordPress Pro: Marketing Center

    WordPress Pro will offer customers a premium hosting environment with increased functionality and advanced features, such as the Marketing Center. This article describes what features are included.

  • WordPress: Blank White Pages

    Help! My WordPress site is showing a blank white screen - what do I do? While the causes of this error vary, this article will explain two potential causes (Plugins and Themes) and how to fix them.

  • WordPress: Move Site to New Directory

    This article will explain how to move your WordPress website from one folder to another within your hosting account.

  • WordPress: Adding Users

    Often times, a site will need to be accessed by multiple users. WordPress's interface makes adding users easy to do. This article will explain how to add WordPress users.

  • WordPress: Creating, Editing, Removing Posts

    How to use the Posts feature of the WordPress Dashboard

  • WordPress: Manually Changing your Domain

    There are various methods available for changing your WordPress URL. This article will explain how to change your WordPress URL's from within your Control Panel without using WordPress Tools.

  • How To Find Your WordPress Database

    This article explains how to find the database in use by a WordPress site.

  • Welcome to your WordPress Marketplace

    The Marketplace helps you browse, purchase, install, and manage WordPress themes, plugins, and add-ons directly from your dashboard.

  • Managed WordPress Hosting Cost Comparison

    Managed WordPress has all the great addon features of our existing WP Pro hosting plans, but with an entirely new hosting architecture behind it.

  • WordPress: How to Update Plugins

    Plugins can be used to add functionality to WordPress websites. While easy to use, they should be updated on a regular basis, which can be tricky. This guide explains how to update your Plugins.

  • WordPress: Preventing Spam

    Prevent Spam These steps will help you prevent users and robots from posting Spam on your WordPress blog. Inside the WordPress Dashboard, select Settings in the navigation bar on the left.

  • How to Migrate an Existing Wordpress.com Site

    To host an existing WordPress.com site with us, you will need to migrate the content. If your WordPress site is hosted on WordPress.com, follow these steps to export and import the data.

  • WordPress: Categories and Tags

    Tags are keywords that can be added to posts, so that categories can then sort content appropriately. This article will explain how to use categories and tags to organize your WordPress site.

  • WordPress: Adding a Page

    While adding a page in WordPress can seem confusing at first, it's a pretty straightforward process. This article will serve as a reminder of how to add pages once you're logged in to your Dashboard.

  • WordPress Fatal error: Allowed memory size exhausted

    By default, our servers allow up to 32MB of data to be transferred via PHP. If your site exceeds this limit, you may see an error that available PHP Memory is exhausted. This article explains more about addressing the error.

  • WordPress: Disabling Trackbacks

    This article will explain how to Disable Trackbacks in WordPress.

  • How To Activate Free SSL Certificate - Free WordPress SSL Setup

    Having an SSL on your domain greatly benefits your site. With recent security updates, SSL Certificates are now provided for all WordPress sites. This article describes how to activate your free SSL.

  • WordPress - Theme Installation with Auto Installer

    There are multiple different ways you can install a theme you have purchased for your WordPress site. This article will explain our two recommended methods for installation.

  • WordPress: How to Embed Videos

    In this article, you will learn how to embed a video into your WordPress site. Embedding videos is very easy to do and you can embed videos on any of your posts or pages.

  • Migrate WordPress to Another Folder

    In some cases, you may need to copy or move your WordPress site to another folder. This article explains how to move your WordPress website from one folder within your hosting account to another.

  • WordPress - Theme Demo Content

    The first step in the process requires a WordPress theme, preferably one that includes a one-click demo import. Any of the Certified Themes on Bluehost should come with this feature.

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