How to build an association website for under $50

HOW TO BUILD AN ASSOCIATION WEBSITE FOR UNDER $50 Running a membership association on a limited budget? You still need a professional looking website, even if your budget is limited. Your website is your number one marketing asset.  It is frequently the first thing potential members see, even before they have met with you in … Read more How to build an association website for under $50

Choosing a Theme for your Chamber of Commerce or Membership Association

Is a free theme right for your site? If you are looking for a custom website design that is tailored specifically to your organization, we recommend working with a Professional Website Designer who can create a completely custom look for your site. However, there are plenty of WordPress themes on the market, both premium and … Read more Choosing a Theme for your Chamber of Commerce or Membership Association

How to check for WordPress plugin conflicts

Resolve WordPress plugin conflicts

Step-by-step instructions to check for a theme or plugin conflict on your WordPress website Your WordPress installation (website) consists of: WordPress Core (base WordPress software) The Plugins and theme you have installed The web host you are using Since there are currently over 30,000 plugins and over 40,000 themes in the WordPress Repository alone, odds … Read more How to check for WordPress plugin conflicts

Understanding WordPress Category Pages

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Understanding WordPress Category Pages and how they relate to the Chamber Dashboard Business Directory What are WordPress Categories? Whether you are using your blog posts to share local news, chamber news or highlight member activities, once you have more than a few blog posts on your site, you may want to start grouping similar types … Read more Understanding WordPress Category Pages

WordPress Security Update

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“WordPress 4.8.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.”  ~WordPress.org See the full article for details: https://wordpress.org/news/2017/10/wordpress-4-8-3-security-release/ How to Manually Update WordPress It is always a good idea to keep your WordPress version up-to-date. Because this particular version is security related, your site … Read more WordPress Security Update

WordPress Dashboard Filter Posts by Category

Post filtering options in WordPress dashboard To filter your Business Directory Listings, go to Businesses >> All Businesses. From the admin businesses or people screen you can filter by category, membership level, connected people, etc.  Click on the category and WordPress will automatically show you only the businesses in that category. Before clicking on ‘Drinks & … Read more WordPress Dashboard Filter Posts by Category