WP: Turn off auto-hyphenation

Almost every theme I’ve worked with has auto-hyphenation turned on as the default setting, which might be OK if it worked better… but it doesn’t. I often see goofy hyphenations with 2-letter syllables split off the rest of a word. So I usually go in there...

Getting Started with WordPress

Congratulations — you have a WordPress-built website! Now what? The WP “codex” is the massive online documentation for all things WordPress, hosted at www.wordpress.org, so if you have any Qs about how to do something, go to codex.wordpress.org and search...

WordPress Themes: Which one to choose?

A WordPress theme is what gives a website its design elements: layout, colors, menus, etc. There are literally thousands of WordPress themes available, so choosing the one just right for you can be a challenge. The information below will help you understand your...

To CMS or not to CMS

CMS vs. Custom-Built Websites: Content Management Systems, CMS, are database-driven software tools for creating and maintaining websites. Most (though not all, by any means) CMS-driven websites use a SQL database and are coded using PHP, along with HTML and CSS....