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The following information and resources were compiled for the WordPress Class I taught at the Sawtooth School for Visual Art. Since then I have been using this page as a place to keep useful links and information for self-hosted WordPress websites.  I have been adding and updating the information fairly regularly. I hope you find it helpful!


Suggested Plugins

WordPress SEO by Yoast – Free and Powerful SEO tool

Black Studio TinyMCE Widget – simple text editing in Widget Areas, using the WordPress interface

Contact Form 7 – Easy way to add a contact form to any page

Woo SideBars – Gives you more control over which widgets display on different pages

BackUpBuddy (paid widget) – simple and complete backups for your WordPress site

 Share This – Easy social sharing plugin

Google Fonts Plugin – Easily add Google Fonts to your WordPress website

SEO Friendly Images – Automatically add alt titles to every image on your website using the settings of your choice.


 WordPress Themes


Links and Articles

Hosting with Bluehost – unlimited hosting starting at $4.95 per month

The Official WordPress Codex – Ask questions, search existing discussion threads

Google Analytics – Free Web Analytics, a must for any website

FileZilla – Open-Source FTP Application

WordPress Theme Customization Guide – Comprehensive Guide

Four Ways to Customize WordPress for non-coders 

Web Developer Add-On for Firefox  – identify elements to make edits

See a website you like? easily find out if they are using a WordPress Theme with WhatTheme.com

 Here is a presentation I created with a few quick ways to make a WordPress theme your own:

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