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Debunking 3 WordPress Myths

For something so popular, there certainly are a lot of myths surrounding WordPress, its uses, and its viability in certain situations. I can't tell you how many potential clients run as soon as I say, "WordPress." Maybe you've been one of them! Maybe you are afraid of WordPress, too. Or maybe you’re searching for a website solution for your business, and you’ve heard many stories—both pros and cons—about WordPress that have left you scratching your head in confusion. Here are some of the...


15: Go update your WordPress site. Big security update.

Today is January 16th and there was a big WordPress security update released. Over twenty bugs were fixed and this is a critical update for all WordPress editions since WP 3.7. Go over to your website /wp-admin and then click “Updates.” Need help? Get stuck? Let me know. or


14: Get your site ready for 2018

This is the last episode of 2017, and I have a few tips for you of things you can do to get your site ready for 2018. This is a super short episode, but I hope you get value out of the tips I provide. See you in 2018!


13: How to design a Facebook Live Photo video ad

I have tech tutorial for you! This is for all the entrepreneurs who know once you have a website up and running you need to send traffic to it, but in the usual style of Designerless, I know you probably can't afford to go out and hire an ads person right now. This tutorial will show you how to design a kickass Facebook Live Photo Video Ad -- also known as a Facebook press-and-hold video ad. Get the post that goes along with this episode and a download complete with screenshots at:...


12: What's new in WordPress 4.9?

WordPress 4.9 is here and has some great features. In this episode I'm talking about what they are and where to find them. Notable changes: Schedule changes in customiser Preview changes in customiser Gallery widget Widgets don't vanish upon theme change I did mention DreamHost managed WordPress Hosting. It's called DreamPress. You can get that here: http;//


10: How to speed up your design process

One of the biggest complaints I hear from DIY web designers is they don't have a ton of time. There are somethings you can't skip -- you'll need visual assets -- but you can speed up the design process. Resources mentioned:


09: Do you need a child theme for Divi

Show notes: I keep hearing questions about: do you need a child theme for Divi? Well, the answer is basically, no....unless you're changing your functions file or making other changes to the code of the theme. For just updating CSS, you can do that all in Divi Theme Options. In this podcast episode I talk about child themes, and if you decide you need one I suggest you use the plugin One-Click Child Theme which creates a child theme for you instantly. Also, since...


08: What to look for in a website host

Show notes: Not all website hosts are created equal, but finding a good website host is a critical part of setting up any website, whether you're using WordPress, Joomla, or some other content management platform. In this episode, I'm going to talk about what to look for in a website host, so you don't get stuck with someone who sucks. Get my free web design checklist at


07: How to migrate content to WordPress

Ah, content migration. This is never fun, but it's often unavoidable. If you've started a website on another platform and then realise that WordPress is the best option for you, your choices are to go through the migration process or scrap it and start from scratch. The biggest concern people have when they come to me about a migration is: I don't want to lose my blog posts. And of course not! Nobody wants to take all their hard work -- all those posts and pages they've spent so long...


06: What tools I use to run my website and platform

I was asked on Periscope the other day what tools I use to run my website and online platform, and that's what this episode is all about. Unlike traditional show notes, this episode comes with a full list of all the tools I use over at This page also comes with some awesome free resources I put together to help you create your platform and grow your business.


05: What to do on your Start Here page

As much as it pains me to say this, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to, "WTF should I put on my Start Here page?" I get this question all the time, and people are always looking for a quick answer. They want me to give them a formula of exactly what your Start Here page needs to have and where to put it. There is no one-size-fits-all answer here, and the designers that give you a list of elements without first asking about your revenue model, are -- well -- wrong. What you put on your...


04: Rookie Mistakes You're Probably Making with WordPress

WordPress is an amazing piece of software that can give you the tools to really transform your business. Using WordPress you can blog, create a platform, sell digital goods, and even run a mastermind. But like all tools, if you don't know how to use it right, you can make some rookie mistakes when you're getting started with WordPress that will cost you in the long run. These 7 rookie mistakes are easy to avoid, and avoiding them will get you going in the right direction a hell of a lot...


03: What to look for in a new WordPress theme

One of the best things about WordPress is the ability to change your theme and get a whole new website. But it's so easy to get taken in by a bad theme that doesn't do what you need it to do. In this episode I go over a few things to look for when you're searching for a new WordPress Theme. Show Notes: Join my free Facebook group and get my help with your website: If you found value in this episode, please...


02: What is a website, exactly?

Welcome back to another episode of the Designerless Show. I want to make sure we're all on the same page when it comes to what your website actually is. Show Notes: Join my free Facebook group and get my help with your website: If you found value in this episode, please subscribe on iTunes and leave a review so I can reach more people who need to learn web design concepts.


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