What Does a Theme Do?

By Raney Day Design / June 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Anyone that has ever worked with a website has heard the term “theme” before.  What does a theme do for your website? Let’s take a look at what using a theme can do and why using one is a good idea. First off a theme creates the structure of your website.  It lays out the…

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How to Install a WordPress Theme

By Raney Day Design / May 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Creating a website from scratch can be rewarding as you are able to really design your website layout and how it will flow. However not everyone has that kind of time or really that kind of ability. That is where WordPress themes come in. Read on to learn how to install your chosen theme to…

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What Is a Plugin (And Why Do I Need Them)?

By Raney Day Design / May 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

When you are building your website you want it to do all of these amazing things. Book appointments on the website, accept payments, show your live social media feed…the options go on forever. But how do you make your website do these fantastic things? Well you could be super skilled and code all of that…

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How to Install a Plugin On Your Website

By Raney Day Design / May 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

When you are building a website or you want your site to do something special, you will find yourself needing to install a plugin.  While this is not a complicated task, it can sometimes leave you confused on exactly how to load the plugin. Today we are going to clear that up by explaining how…

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How to Size Your Images In Your Blog Post

By Raney Day Design / May 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sometimes when you add images inside your blog post they may not be the right size.  This is a quick and easy fix to make your images the right size for your post.   Step 1:  Login to your site and click on posts in the left hand menu. Step 2:  Choose which post your…

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How to Schedule a Blog Post

By Raney Day Design / May 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sometimes you have a blog or post but it’s not quite time for it to go public yet.  Today we are going to teach you how to load that post and to schedule a time for it to post for you automatically.  Let’s get started.   Step 1: Once you are in your dashboard click…

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How to Change Your Website Admin Email Address

By Raney Day Design / April 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

There are times when you need to change your website’s admin email address.  Maybe you are changing who is in charge or maybe you are just getting too many emails.  Whatever the reason you need to change it but are unsure how. You have come to the right place, and we can show how to…

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WordPress Wednesday Tip 35: How to Turn Social Sharing Counts On and Off in Monarch

By Raney Day Design / March 7, 2018 / 2 Comments

You know that whether you have a personal or business blog, its success largely depends on how many people actually read it. As a result, you make sure you promote it on your social media channels. But are there other ways to grow your blog’s audience? Absolutely! One easy way to build your following is…

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WordPress Wednesday 34: How to Set Up Your Gravatar

By Raney Day Design / February 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Have you noticed that some people have a photo next to their name when they leave a comment on a website? Sometimes, it’s a picture of the actual person. Or it might be a brand’s logo. Other times, it can be a generic person icon.       These pictures are called Gravatars, and if you…

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WordPress Wednesday Tip 33: How to Change the Default Timezone in WordPress

By Raney Day Design / January 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

If you’ve been working with WordPress, you might have noticed that when you post a blog, published a page, respond to a comment, or view a form entry, the time is displayed.  WordPress defaults to Universal Time Coordinated, or UTC. But what if the default time isn’t correct for your timezone?  Are you doomed to…

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