WP North East Blog

Tips, fast-track methods and insight to maximise your self-hosted WordPress business website or WordPress blog.

WordPress Training Newcastle WordPress Website Design

How to add an icon to your WordPress menu

By Belinda White | WP North East | December 7, 2018

Sometimes you might want to add an icon to your main menu or top level navigation. A symbol or graphic instead of a written link. With WordPress, this is reasonably straightforward to action.

Read on...
WordPress Gutenberg Training Newcastle

Getting ready for Gutenberg. The new WordPress block editor.

By Belinda White | WP North East | December 1, 2018

WordPress Training Newcastle for the New WordPress Gutenberg Block Editor. WordPress Web Design and WordPress Training Newcastle and the North East UK. Personalised WordPress Training Courses. Learn WordPress Your Way. Find Out More

Read on...
How to link to a certain part of the same page in WordPress

How to link to a certain part of the same page in WordPress

By Belinda White | WP North East | November 16, 2018

Have you ever wanted to have a word or piece of text on your page that you want to link to another part of the same page?

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Highlights from WordCamp Manchester 2018 – A WordPress Event

By Belinda White | WP North East | November 1, 2018

Find out the low-down from WordCamp Manchester 2018 and how attending affects the impact of the WordPress training I provide to you.

Read on...
WordPress SEO Training Newcastle

5 WordPress SEO myths busted and what you absolutely need to do

By Belinda White | WP North East | October 19, 2018

There are many myths and misdirection around WordPress and SEO. Just using WordPress for your website isn’t enough for a great SEO strategy. So I’m going to attempt to clear up some of the regular misconceptions.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Avoid these mistakes on your first WordPress website set up

By Belinda White | WP North East | September 27, 2018

Having worked with WordPress for over 8 years and delivering WordPress training to many businesses and individuals I’ve developed a checklist and process to streamline and create the best first stage WordPress set up for every WordPress website I create. Find out the mistakes to avoid.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle The Benefits of Sticky Posts

The benefits of Sticky Posts on your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | September 24, 2018

What is a ‘sticky post’ I hear you say? By default, your blog posts on WordPress are chronological, date-driven with the latest at the top. In some instances, you may need a particular post to feature first. Find out how.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

How to add a sign-up to your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | September 20, 2018

Find out who’s visiting your website and start a conversation. One of the top performing marketing strategies is email marketing. If you are doing this or planning on doing email marketing you need to start building a list. Here are a few ways to add this feature.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

How to set up a local version of WordPress on your computer

By Belinda White | WP North East | September 14, 2018

There are many occasions when you don’t want to work on a live WordPress website. That being the case, working locally, directly on your computer and not online, is an alternative to working live or on your hosting. In this article, I am going to show you 3 ways to set up a local environment and installation of WordPress.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Why WordPress is great for Enterprise Level website projects

By Belinda White | WP North East | August 24, 2018

In this article, I am going to demonstrate how powerful WordPress can be for complex or large, enterprise projects. Those that are outside the WordPress community are unfamiliar with the power of WordPress and its many benefits.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Which WordPress form plugin is right for you

By Belinda White | WP North East | August 18, 2018

Need a form on your WordPress website? Where to start, there are so many solutions. Find out my take on the options you have for your WordPress website.

Read on...
WordPress SEO Newcastle

How to get started with SEO on your WordPress website – Part 2

By Belinda White | WP North East | July 27, 2018

As a follow on the “How to get started with SEO on your WordPress website – Part 1” here are the next stages you should work on to get going with SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) if you combine these with Part 1 the steps should really power up the search results for your WordPress website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

How to get started with SEO on your WordPress website – Part 1

By Belinda White | WP North East | June 24, 2018

SEO should not be an afterthought on your WordPress website. If you’re serious about showing up on Google, then knowledge and effort are required right from the start when creating your website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Add microinteractions for maximum gains on your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | June 8, 2018

Microinteractions are small elements that the user interacts with that can often seem so small that it seems unusual that they can make a difference. Find out how they can add more power to your WordPress website conversions.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

The Easy Way to Add an XML Sitemap to your WordPress Website

By Belinda White | WP North East | May 30, 2018

An XML sitemap is a way for website owners to inform Search Engines about specific page (or images or products) on their website. A WordPress XML sitemap also informs Google which links on your website are more important than others and how frequently you update your website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

How to move from WordPress com to your own self-hosted WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | May 18, 2018

You’re on WordPress.com and you need additional features and functionality. Moving to your own hosted website can seem daunting. Read here a short overview on how to move from the .com to a self-hosted WordPress website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle WordCamp London 2018

Highlights from WordCamp London 2018 – WordPress Community

By Belinda White | WP North East | April 17, 2018

With WordPress as my go-to web platform and WP North East providing detailed WordPress Training in the Newcastle area it is important to me to be part of the WordPress community. This was my second year attending WordCamp London a three day event in April 2018.

Read on...
WordPress Web Design Training Newcastle

4 Reasons Why Outstanding Design is Critical for your WordPress Website

By Belinda White | WP North East | March 23, 2018

Your visitor’s expectations are increasingly high, and your website must be designed to appeal to your website visitors. First impressions count and with less than a couple of seconds to grab someone’s attention the design of your website is critical to success.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

5 Tips for Blogging With Your WordPress Website

By Belinda White | WP North East | March 9, 2018

WordPress is built for blogging. It is one of the most widely used blogging platform for business. Blogging takes time and resources, so here are 5 tips to help you make the most of blogging with your WordPress website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

What you need to know when planning content for your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | March 4, 2018

You need your WordPress website to be a business driver. You’re paying for hosting, WordPress care and spending time working on content. You need all that activity to bring you a return. You need your WordPress website to convert visitors into customers – conversion rate is a key metric for a successful website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Why your WordPress website isn’t driving new business

By Belinda White | WP North East | February 16, 2018

You need your WordPress website to convert visitors into customers – conversion rate is a key metric for a successful website. If you are serious about driving business from your WordPress website, then follow these essential points.

Read on...
WordPress and WooCommerce Training Newcastle

Important things to consider before you set up your WooCommerce store

By Belinda White | WP North East | January 27, 2018

Before embarking on setting up a store, there are some important things to get sorted before you start. In this article I am going to cover the basics from a high-level view, I won’t go into too much detail on each aspect, this is just to get you started.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Here is what you need to do first before you start to create your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | January 18, 2018

It’s very tempting to head straight into picking a Theme, grab some hosting and start creating pages for your website. You have an idea in your head, and you want to get your website live as soon as possible. But once you have a blank page open, what should I write? What image should I put where?

Read on...
The best places to find free images for your WordPress website or blog

The best places to find free images for your WordPress website or blog

By Belinda White | WP North East | November 11, 2017

Most websites need a large amount of photography and images to showcase the website content or to help create an eye-catching blog post. With that in mind buying pictures or commisioning a photo shoot can sometimes not be possible. In that situation, how can you find free to use images for your content?

Read on...
How to build powerful landing pages for your WordPress website

How to build powerful landing pages for your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | October 22, 2017

Having a WordPress website gives you a great deal of flexibility with pages, content and marketing. Landing pages are a key element of online marketing campaigns and being able to create them quickly and efficiently with WordPress gives you an advantage.

Read on...
Changing from HTTP to HTTPS with WordPress

Changing from HTTP to HTTPS with WordPress

By Belinda White | WP North East | October 1, 2017

I’m asked this question more and more. Should I change my WordPress website to HTTPS from HTTP? Do I need to do it now?
As always with websites and digital, some technical aspects need to be considered, however. Here are my thoughts on business impact and actions you need to plan for.

Read on...
Newcastle WordPress Training

How to supercharge your WordPress website without plugins

By Belinda White | WP North East | September 21, 2017

Having a fast loading and efficient WordPress website is an ever-increasing necessity. Your visitors demand an experience online that is a rapid and concise when visiting your website. There are many factors that affect how your website performs, here I am going to take a look at 3 key factors you need to consider when reviewing your WordPress website performance.

Read on...
5 Reasons Why Website Care Is Important To A Successful Online Business

5 reasons why WordPress website care is important to a successful online business

By Belinda White | WP North East | August 29, 2017

Your visitors have high demands when it comes to websites. Find out why WordPress website maintenance is critical to a successful business website.

Read on...
WordPress Security and Backup Process

The importance of backup and security for your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | August 8, 2017

Backup and Security. Even the most simple website needs to be backed up and kept secure. 5 straight forward backup and security things you can do now as a minimum for any WordPress set up

Read on...
WordCamp Edinburgh WordPress Training

My Highlights from WordCamp Edinburgh 2017

By Belinda White | WP North East | July 28, 2017

Read my takeaways and insight from WordCamp Edinburgh 2017. Two tracks and plenty of coffee and refreshments to keep everyone energised. Speakers for the two-day event covered the latest WordPress ideas and thinking.

Read on...
Your quick start guide to effective SEO with WordPress

Search Engine Optimisation. Get the basics right first. Your quick start guide to effective SEO with WordPress

By Belinda White | WP North East | July 26, 2017

[Video and Slide Deck] In July 2017 I had the opportunity to present at the North East, Newcastle WordPress meetup. The topic of my presentation was – Search Engine Optimisation – Get the basics right first – Your quick start guide to effective SEO with WordPress. If you were unable to attend the Newcastle Meetup, you can view my slide deck, watch the video and read my presentation transcript.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Why WordPress is awesome for powerful business Marketing

By Belinda White | WP North East | May 29, 2017

Your website needs to be your main business marketing asset. Stop sending people to social media and send them to your website. Your bit of the internet that you own and control. Drive visitors and turn them into customers.

Read on...
WordCamp London

My Highlights from WordCamp London 2017

By Belinda White | WP North East | April 20, 2017

WordPress WordCamps happen across the world, typically in major cities, however, they can be larger, such as WordCamp Europe. March 2017 saw the WordCamp London Convention. Typically a ‘three track’ event, which means throughout each day there are 3 sets of talks on at any one time covering a broad range of WordPress and website related topics.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

How to update your WordPress website and why it’s important

By Belinda White | WP North East | March 19, 2017

Gone are the days when you could build a WordPress website and leave it for a couple of years before a review. It’s not the 90’s anymore. All technology gets updated; your smartphone, your laptop, even your SatNav. And the WordPress is no exception.

Read on...
WordPress Hosting insight

How to choose hosting for your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | February 28, 2017

A successful website is essential in today’s hyper-competitive online space. Choosing the right hosting for your WordPress self-hosted website can seem like a daunting task. There are thousands of hosting companies across the world, and many of them have a simple solution to install and host a WordPress website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Course Newcastle

3 tips for picking the right WordPress theme for your business

By Belinda White | WP North East | January 17, 2017

One of the powerful aspects of WordPress is being able to add or create a customised theme for your website. This provides the front end styling of your website, the visual look and feel. Read my tips and insight to guide you when select the right theme for your business website.

Read on...
Learn WordPress Training Newcastle

7 Useful Plugins to install after installing WordPress

By Belinda White | WP North East | December 22, 2016

You’ve installed WordPress. Great. The advantage of running your website with WordPress is the vast range of plugins available that can enhance your website and add rich features, many of them free to use.

Read on...
Learn WordPress SEO Newcastle

WordPress and SEO the perfect match. 6 quick tips for the best results

By Belinda White | WP North East | November 28, 2016

To make the most of WordPress and SEO there are some key things to do to make sure you get the best results from the start. Here are my 6 quick tips to get you started.

Read on...

My Highlights From WordCamp Manchester 2016

By Belinda White | WP North East | November 2, 2016

A WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamps are informal, community-organised events that are put together by WordPress users and developers. Take a look at my insight from WordCamp Manchester 2016.

Read on...
WordPress Support and Care

Why you need to take care of your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | October 27, 2016

All software needs to be kept up-to-date, safe and secure and your WordPress website is no exception. Have you noticed how many alerts for updates you get on your smart phone, Microsoft software, your car Sat Nav! All tech needs updates so that you can benefit from the latest software features and bug fixes. When … Read more

Read on...
WordPress Coaching Newcastle

Which WordPress Option to choose?

By Belinda White | WP North East | August 12, 2016

Do you choose .com or .org? WordPress is an open source platform for website and blogs. You may or may not know that WordPress comes in two variations. The .COM – a hosted area for a blog and the .ORG – a self-hosted option. The major difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org is who’s actually hosting … Read more

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle WordPress Website Design

How to add an icon to your WordPress menu

By Belinda White | WP North East | December 7, 2018

Sometimes you might want to add an icon to your main menu or top level navigation. A symbol or graphic instead of a written link. With WordPress, this is reasonably straightforward to action.

Read on...
WordPress Gutenberg Training Newcastle

Getting ready for Gutenberg. The new WordPress block editor.

By Belinda White | WP North East | December 1, 2018

WordPress Training Newcastle for the New WordPress Gutenberg Block Editor. WordPress Web Design and WordPress Training Newcastle and the North East UK. Personalised WordPress Training Courses. Learn WordPress Your Way. Find Out More

Read on...
How to link to a certain part of the same page in WordPress

How to link to a certain part of the same page in WordPress

By Belinda White | WP North East | November 16, 2018

Have you ever wanted to have a word or piece of text on your page that you want to link to another part of the same page?

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Highlights from WordCamp Manchester 2018 – A WordPress Event

By Belinda White | WP North East | November 1, 2018

Find out the low-down from WordCamp Manchester 2018 and how attending affects the impact of the WordPress training I provide to you.

Read on...
WordPress SEO Training Newcastle

5 WordPress SEO myths busted and what you absolutely need to do

By Belinda White | WP North East | October 19, 2018

There are many myths and misdirection around WordPress and SEO. Just using WordPress for your website isn’t enough for a great SEO strategy. So I’m going to attempt to clear up some of the regular misconceptions.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Avoid these mistakes on your first WordPress website set up

By Belinda White | WP North East | September 27, 2018

Having worked with WordPress for over 8 years and delivering WordPress training to many businesses and individuals I’ve developed a checklist and process to streamline and create the best first stage WordPress set up for every WordPress website I create. Find out the mistakes to avoid.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle The Benefits of Sticky Posts

The benefits of Sticky Posts on your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | September 24, 2018

What is a ‘sticky post’ I hear you say? By default, your blog posts on WordPress are chronological, date-driven with the latest at the top. In some instances, you may need a particular post to feature first. Find out how.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

How to add a sign-up to your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | September 20, 2018

Find out who’s visiting your website and start a conversation. One of the top performing marketing strategies is email marketing. If you are doing this or planning on doing email marketing you need to start building a list. Here are a few ways to add this feature.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

How to set up a local version of WordPress on your computer

By Belinda White | WP North East | September 14, 2018

There are many occasions when you don’t want to work on a live WordPress website. That being the case, working locally, directly on your computer and not online, is an alternative to working live or on your hosting. In this article, I am going to show you 3 ways to set up a local environment and installation of WordPress.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Why WordPress is great for Enterprise Level website projects

By Belinda White | WP North East | August 24, 2018

In this article, I am going to demonstrate how powerful WordPress can be for complex or large, enterprise projects. Those that are outside the WordPress community are unfamiliar with the power of WordPress and its many benefits.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Which WordPress form plugin is right for you

By Belinda White | WP North East | August 18, 2018

Need a form on your WordPress website? Where to start, there are so many solutions. Find out my take on the options you have for your WordPress website.

Read on...
WordPress SEO Newcastle

How to get started with SEO on your WordPress website – Part 2

By Belinda White | WP North East | July 27, 2018

As a follow on the “How to get started with SEO on your WordPress website – Part 1” here are the next stages you should work on to get going with SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) if you combine these with Part 1 the steps should really power up the search results for your WordPress website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

How to get started with SEO on your WordPress website – Part 1

By Belinda White | WP North East | June 24, 2018

SEO should not be an afterthought on your WordPress website. If you’re serious about showing up on Google, then knowledge and effort are required right from the start when creating your website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Add microinteractions for maximum gains on your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | June 8, 2018

Microinteractions are small elements that the user interacts with that can often seem so small that it seems unusual that they can make a difference. Find out how they can add more power to your WordPress website conversions.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

The Easy Way to Add an XML Sitemap to your WordPress Website

By Belinda White | WP North East | May 30, 2018

An XML sitemap is a way for website owners to inform Search Engines about specific page (or images or products) on their website. A WordPress XML sitemap also informs Google which links on your website are more important than others and how frequently you update your website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

How to move from WordPress com to your own self-hosted WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | May 18, 2018

You’re on WordPress.com and you need additional features and functionality. Moving to your own hosted website can seem daunting. Read here a short overview on how to move from the .com to a self-hosted WordPress website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle WordCamp London 2018

Highlights from WordCamp London 2018 – WordPress Community

By Belinda White | WP North East | April 17, 2018

With WordPress as my go-to web platform and WP North East providing detailed WordPress Training in the Newcastle area it is important to me to be part of the WordPress community. This was my second year attending WordCamp London a three day event in April 2018.

Read on...
WordPress Web Design Training Newcastle

4 Reasons Why Outstanding Design is Critical for your WordPress Website

By Belinda White | WP North East | March 23, 2018

Your visitor’s expectations are increasingly high, and your website must be designed to appeal to your website visitors. First impressions count and with less than a couple of seconds to grab someone’s attention the design of your website is critical to success.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

5 Tips for Blogging With Your WordPress Website

By Belinda White | WP North East | March 9, 2018

WordPress is built for blogging. It is one of the most widely used blogging platform for business. Blogging takes time and resources, so here are 5 tips to help you make the most of blogging with your WordPress website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

What you need to know when planning content for your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | March 4, 2018

You need your WordPress website to be a business driver. You’re paying for hosting, WordPress care and spending time working on content. You need all that activity to bring you a return. You need your WordPress website to convert visitors into customers – conversion rate is a key metric for a successful website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Why your WordPress website isn’t driving new business

By Belinda White | WP North East | February 16, 2018

You need your WordPress website to convert visitors into customers – conversion rate is a key metric for a successful website. If you are serious about driving business from your WordPress website, then follow these essential points.

Read on...
WordPress and WooCommerce Training Newcastle

Important things to consider before you set up your WooCommerce store

By Belinda White | WP North East | January 27, 2018

Before embarking on setting up a store, there are some important things to get sorted before you start. In this article I am going to cover the basics from a high-level view, I won’t go into too much detail on each aspect, this is just to get you started.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Here is what you need to do first before you start to create your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | January 18, 2018

It’s very tempting to head straight into picking a Theme, grab some hosting and start creating pages for your website. You have an idea in your head, and you want to get your website live as soon as possible. But once you have a blank page open, what should I write? What image should I put where?

Read on...
The best places to find free images for your WordPress website or blog

The best places to find free images for your WordPress website or blog

By Belinda White | WP North East | November 11, 2017

Most websites need a large amount of photography and images to showcase the website content or to help create an eye-catching blog post. With that in mind buying pictures or commisioning a photo shoot can sometimes not be possible. In that situation, how can you find free to use images for your content?

Read on...
How to build powerful landing pages for your WordPress website

How to build powerful landing pages for your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | October 22, 2017

Having a WordPress website gives you a great deal of flexibility with pages, content and marketing. Landing pages are a key element of online marketing campaigns and being able to create them quickly and efficiently with WordPress gives you an advantage.

Read on...
Changing from HTTP to HTTPS with WordPress

Changing from HTTP to HTTPS with WordPress

By Belinda White | WP North East | October 1, 2017

I’m asked this question more and more. Should I change my WordPress website to HTTPS from HTTP? Do I need to do it now?
As always with websites and digital, some technical aspects need to be considered, however. Here are my thoughts on business impact and actions you need to plan for.

Read on...
Newcastle WordPress Training

How to supercharge your WordPress website without plugins

By Belinda White | WP North East | September 21, 2017

Having a fast loading and efficient WordPress website is an ever-increasing necessity. Your visitors demand an experience online that is a rapid and concise when visiting your website. There are many factors that affect how your website performs, here I am going to take a look at 3 key factors you need to consider when reviewing your WordPress website performance.

Read on...
5 Reasons Why Website Care Is Important To A Successful Online Business

5 reasons why WordPress website care is important to a successful online business

By Belinda White | WP North East | August 29, 2017

Your visitors have high demands when it comes to websites. Find out why WordPress website maintenance is critical to a successful business website.

Read on...
WordPress Security and Backup Process

The importance of backup and security for your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | August 8, 2017

Backup and Security. Even the most simple website needs to be backed up and kept secure. 5 straight forward backup and security things you can do now as a minimum for any WordPress set up

Read on...
WordCamp Edinburgh WordPress Training

My Highlights from WordCamp Edinburgh 2017

By Belinda White | WP North East | July 28, 2017

Read my takeaways and insight from WordCamp Edinburgh 2017. Two tracks and plenty of coffee and refreshments to keep everyone energised. Speakers for the two-day event covered the latest WordPress ideas and thinking.

Read on...
Your quick start guide to effective SEO with WordPress

Search Engine Optimisation. Get the basics right first. Your quick start guide to effective SEO with WordPress

By Belinda White | WP North East | July 26, 2017

[Video and Slide Deck] In July 2017 I had the opportunity to present at the North East, Newcastle WordPress meetup. The topic of my presentation was – Search Engine Optimisation – Get the basics right first – Your quick start guide to effective SEO with WordPress. If you were unable to attend the Newcastle Meetup, you can view my slide deck, watch the video and read my presentation transcript.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

Why WordPress is awesome for powerful business Marketing

By Belinda White | WP North East | May 29, 2017

Your website needs to be your main business marketing asset. Stop sending people to social media and send them to your website. Your bit of the internet that you own and control. Drive visitors and turn them into customers.

Read on...
WordCamp London

My Highlights from WordCamp London 2017

By Belinda White | WP North East | April 20, 2017

WordPress WordCamps happen across the world, typically in major cities, however, they can be larger, such as WordCamp Europe. March 2017 saw the WordCamp London Convention. Typically a ‘three track’ event, which means throughout each day there are 3 sets of talks on at any one time covering a broad range of WordPress and website related topics.

Read on...
WordPress Training Newcastle

How to update your WordPress website and why it’s important

By Belinda White | WP North East | March 19, 2017

Gone are the days when you could build a WordPress website and leave it for a couple of years before a review. It’s not the 90’s anymore. All technology gets updated; your smartphone, your laptop, even your SatNav. And the WordPress is no exception.

Read on...
WordPress Hosting insight

How to choose hosting for your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | February 28, 2017

A successful website is essential in today’s hyper-competitive online space. Choosing the right hosting for your WordPress self-hosted website can seem like a daunting task. There are thousands of hosting companies across the world, and many of them have a simple solution to install and host a WordPress website.

Read on...
WordPress Training Course Newcastle

3 tips for picking the right WordPress theme for your business

By Belinda White | WP North East | January 17, 2017

One of the powerful aspects of WordPress is being able to add or create a customised theme for your website. This provides the front end styling of your website, the visual look and feel. Read my tips and insight to guide you when select the right theme for your business website.

Read on...
Learn WordPress Training Newcastle

7 Useful Plugins to install after installing WordPress

By Belinda White | WP North East | December 22, 2016

You’ve installed WordPress. Great. The advantage of running your website with WordPress is the vast range of plugins available that can enhance your website and add rich features, many of them free to use.

Read on...
Learn WordPress SEO Newcastle

WordPress and SEO the perfect match. 6 quick tips for the best results

By Belinda White | WP North East | November 28, 2016

To make the most of WordPress and SEO there are some key things to do to make sure you get the best results from the start. Here are my 6 quick tips to get you started.

Read on...

My Highlights From WordCamp Manchester 2016

By Belinda White | WP North East | November 2, 2016

A WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamps are informal, community-organised events that are put together by WordPress users and developers. Take a look at my insight from WordCamp Manchester 2016.

Read on...
WordPress Support and Care

Why you need to take care of your WordPress website

By Belinda White | WP North East | October 27, 2016

All software needs to be kept up-to-date, safe and secure and your WordPress website is no exception. Have you noticed how many alerts for updates you get on your smart phone, Microsoft software, your car Sat Nav! All tech needs updates so that you can benefit from the latest software features and bug fixes. When … Read more

Read on...
WordPress Coaching Newcastle

Which WordPress Option to choose?

By Belinda White | WP North East | August 12, 2016

Do you choose .com or .org? WordPress is an open source platform for website and blogs. You may or may not know that WordPress comes in two variations. The .COM – a hosted area for a blog and the .ORG – a self-hosted option. The major difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org is who’s actually hosting … Read more

Read on...

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"Belinda [WP North East] was extremely patient and understanding. I now have a much better understanding of WordPress and I'm not so afraid to use the various elements to achieve a website that would better serve the company. Belinda is knowledgeable, kind and calm. The perfect trainer for someone like me, a little nervous of technology and lacking in confidence when it comes to using an unfamiliar programme . Thank you."
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