How to Get and Customize Your Sidebar in WordPress

Are you thinking about adding a sidebar to your WordPress blog? That’s great news. When people come to your website for the first time, often they find you through a blog post or search which means they don’t initally land on your homepage. Instead, they land on a blog post. By using a sidebar, you…

Read More

Decorate your Website for Christmas in Five Minutes!

[Updated Dec. 2018] ‘Tis the season for decorating. Houses are filled with Christmas trees, small baby Jesus figurines, candles burning on menorahs, Santas, and angels. But what about your website? Does it reflect the joy and fun of this season? Did you decorate it? Thankfully, there are developers on WordPress who love the Christmas season…

Read More

Guten…what? WordPress’s new editor

how to navigate gutenberg

Change is in the air in the WordPress world, which is why I chose the new WordPress editor for November’s Take Action Tutorial. But…it looks like the release date of WordPress 5.0 and the new Gutenberg editor has been delayed a bit, so you’ve got some more time to learn it. If you haven’t heard,…

Read More

How to Install Google Analytics on WordPress

Google Analytics is one of those things that can feel a little overwhelming, like one more thing, but it’s great to have on your website. You’ll get TONS of super helpful data that you can use to direct your marketing efforts. This post will walk you through installing Google Analytics on your WordPress website. However,…

Read More

My process & tools for blogging consistently

how to write a blog post graphic

I’ve been blogging for years. I started on a personal blog in 2012, launched a blog for teen writers that I ran from 2013-2016, and now I write on Entwine Web Design and occasionally my writer blog over at It took me a while to learn to write a blog post and figure out…

Read More

Website Resources and Tools for Your Online Biz

website resources blog graphic

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with all of the website and online business options to choose from? If you’re in business, then most likely you’ve got a website, and because online business is BIG business in this internet driven world and economy, there are SO MANY options for every single aspect of your business. Whether…

Read More