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Wordpress

Google’s PageSpeed Insights can help you tweak your site’s accessibility by making things load faster. One way to make your website load faster is to optimize images.

Google suggests using Optipng for optimizing PNG or Portable Network Graphic files. There are a lot of ways to enable and use optipng, but I’m going to show you how to install it on your Dreamhost shared hosting server. Dreamhost doesnt automatically offer optipng, so until they do, it’s not that difficult to install it locally. Continue reading

This is the second in a series of tutorials on creating and editing wordpress pages and posts.

In this session, we’ll tour the dashboard and learn how to customize it for our needs. We’ll study the anatomy of the administrative interface with a preference for discussing the areas we’ll be using most. We’ll discuss the difference between posts and pages and create and edit a few of the same. We’ll also briefly mention media and comments but will discuss these in a later tutorial. Continue reading