Two Important Reasons to Use Alt text for Images

By Melissa Lehman | October 20, 2021

Including images on your webpages and blog posts engages people, breaks up text, and helps to communicate your message. In fact, research suggests that the human brain processes images 60,000 times faster than text! So, using images is crucial for your website. In addition, we have two reasons why it’s…

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Adding Media and Text Blocks to WordPress | Raney Day Design

By Raney Day Design | July 14, 2021

We’ve reviewed how to add media blocks to your WordPress Website, as well as how to add paragraph blocks. But did you know there’s a block option to place media – a video or an image – with text that appears side-by-side? This is handy when you want to really…

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What Are WordPress Widgets

What Are WordPress Widgets?

By Raney Day Design | June 16, 2021

Simply put, a widget adds content to your website’s sidebars or other areas like the footer. Widgets allow you to drag and drop blocks of text for specific purposes. Widgets allow you to add elements to your website without needing to know any code. Some widgets are static content, such…

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Organizing Your Blog with Tags

About WordPress Tags and How to Use Them

By Raney Day Design | June 2, 2021

Last time, we talked about organizing your WordPress site with categories. Well, there’s a second option for organizing your content in WordPress: tags. Both offer ways to group content by topic, but they vary slightly in their specific jobs. So, what are WordPress tags, and how do we use them?…

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Organizing Your Blog with WordPress Categories

By Raney Day Design | May 19, 2021

Both categories and tags allow you to organize your blog content on WordPress, which helps you keep track of your posts and helps your visitors find what they need. It’s important to understand the difference between the two in order to know how to use them correctly and effectively. Notice…

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How to Add a Page Break Block to WordPress

By Raney Day Design | May 12, 2021

Today’s WordPress Wednesday is brought to you by the page break block. As always, we like to kick off with two things: A general understanding of how to navigate the WordPress block editor is always helpful. You can get that overview HERE. Why the heck adding a particular type of…

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Adding Button Blocks to website

How to Add a Button Block to Your WordPress Website

By Raney Day Design | May 5, 2021

Before we start talking about button blocks, if you don’t already know your way around the WordPress block editor, check out our overview. It will help you get acquainted with the various options for adding all types of blocks. Why Add a Button Block to Your WordPress Website? We like…

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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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