How To

How to Add a Spacer Block to WordPress

By Raney Day Design | April 7, 2021

Spacer blocks give a little bit of “elbow room” between two other blocks. (Kind of like your mom sitting between you and your sibling at the movies so you couldn’t fight.)  But before we describe how to add a spacer block, let’s talk about why you’d want to add a…

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How to Change Uncategorized Default on WordPress | Raney Day Design

By Raney Day Design | March 24, 2021

As always, we deal with first things first! Before we get into how to change the default setting for blog posts from “Uncategorized” to something else, you might want to know the reasons why the default should be change. Also, maybe you want to know: “Is this tips really for…

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404! How to Fix Broken Links on Your WordPress Site

By Raney Day Design | March 10, 2021

Getting a 404 message for a broken link is the worst! Learn how to fix broken links on your WordPress website.

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How to Add a Meta Description to a Website Page

By Raney Day Design | February 24, 2021

Meta descriptions are one of the elements that signal to search engines (think: Google) that your site has what the user is searching for. Therefore, a meta description should persuade users that “this” is the best place to go for the information they are searching for and get them to click on it. Good meta descriptions will help you show up in search results.

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How to Install a Plugin on Your WordPress Site

By Raney Day Design | January 27, 2021

Raney Day Design shows you how to install a WordPress plugin.

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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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