Most entrepreneurs I know are mostly the DIY variety – they like to get into the WordPress Backend, dig into the innards of WordPress, and fix things themselves. Or Tweak. Or Whatever.
Note: Do not touch code when you want to fix things up. Always backup your website before you upgrade themes, plugins, or make any major changes. In fact, it’s better if you can do changes in a staging environment before going live. That’s how I do it when I manage my clients’ websites.
If you are the kind of a person who’d love to stay on top of what’s happening with WordPress, learn more about the platform your website lives on, or get a handy tip or two (and there are many), here are some of the top resources you should bookmark.
I’d say, print this out and put it up on a wall:
WordPress is fantastic for small business owners. It helps you put up websites in the fastest time possible, allows you to manage your content and updates all by yourself, and has an ever-growing community, and it’s easy to use.
None of those DIY website builders can really beat the sheer power of WordPress. Period.
Getting a WordPress website designed is now just a few clicks away with a parallel rise in the humongous pool of talented designers.
What’s do MTV, UPS, Microsoft, Time Magazine, Forbes, BBC America, CNN Blogs, and Reuters have in common? Well, besides being big, international organizations?
WordPress powers each of those websites.
WordPress is at the core of over a quarter of the entire Internet. It’s a force to reckon with and it’s backed by a surge of popularity, a tight community, and an entire ecosystem of tools, plugins, specialist hosting services, themes, plugins, and related businesses.