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How to Add a Downloadable File to Your WordPress Site

By Raney Day Design | November 4, 2020

Sometimes we want to include something of value to our website visitors that they can download and keep for themselves. For example, you might want to share photos, audio or video files, worksheets, templates, and white papers or other articles. Adding the File Block in the WordPress Editor If you’re…

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How to Add Audio Blocks to Your WordPress Site

By Raney Day Design | October 28, 2020

When we think multimedia for websites, it typically conjures thoughts of graphics, photographs, and video. However, adding audio files can be a compelling way to deliver information, instruction, or inspiration to your site visitors. Now, you don’t want to make your page or post an auditory experience without reason (remember…

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Incorporating Video Blocks into Your WordPress Post or Page

By Raney Day Design | October 21, 2020

There are tons of reasons why you’ll want to incorporate videos on your website. In addition to breaking up long blocks of text to engage other senses, consumers report videos are helpful in making purchasing decisions, and 46% of people who view a video take some sort of action afterward.…

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Create a Bulleted or Numbered List in WordPress

By Raney Day Design | October 14, 2020

Lists are helpful for reinforcing key points beneath a paragraph or at the end of an article, highlight features or benefits, and steps in a process. Incorporating lists where content can be arrayed with bullets or numbers also helps the ‘scannability’ (and therefore, readability) of your post. Remember that site…

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Adding a Cover Image Block to a WordPress Page or Post

By Raney Day Design | October 7, 2020

The cover image is the first thing visitors see when they land on your webpage or post, so use them to make a great first impression! Why Change the Default Cover Image? You’ve probably heard this before, but your site visitors are going to give you 10 seconds or less to decide…

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The Importance of Website Security and How to Ensure It

By Raney Day Design | September 30, 2020

Everyone has heard about the importance of online security, but we suspect most people don’t know the extent to which security vulnerabilities can wreak havoc for you and your website.

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Adding Headings to Pages and Posts in the WordPress Editor

By Raney Day Design | September 16, 2020

Heading blocks are placed between sections of text on a page or a post for a variety of reasons. For one, no one likes to look at, much less read, a big ‘wall’ of text. Without headings to break up the text, it looks hard to follow – and dare…

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Working in a Paragraph Block in WordPress

By Raney Day Design | September 9, 2020

Paragraph blocks might not be the sexiest, but they’re going to be the “bread and butter” of the content you’ll be adding to your pages and posts. So, it’s super important to have a solid grasp of how to edit within these workhorse blocks. As you may already know, when…

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Does My Web Browser REALLY Matter?

By Raney Day Design | August 26, 2020

When you’re creating or updating your website, you need to be aware that the site may look different across types of devices for a variety of reasons, including screen size and resolution. One key reason for the differences in appearance has to do with the web browser being used. Therefore,…

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Adding Blocks in the WordPress Editor

By Raney Day Design | August 19, 2020

This edition of WordPress Wednesday takes a closer look at how to add blocks to a WordPress page or post. It turns out, WordPress is super flexible and makes it oh-so simple to add any type of block you need to make your content look amazing! What Are Blocks? Thanks…

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