Articles by Rachel McCollin

Rachel McCollin has been helping people build websites with WordPress since 2010. She's a huge fan of self-hosted WordPress and wants to help as many people as possible create an awesome website with it.

WordPress Hacked: What to Do When Your Site Is in Trouble

Learn how and why WordPress sites get hacked, the most common signs of hacks, and how to fully clean up your hacked WordPress site!

WordPress Multisite: The Everything-You-Need-To-Know Guide to WordPress Network

Learn what WordPress multisite is, how to set it up, key features, and how to work effectively with a network of WordPress sites.

How to Create a Child Theme in WordPress (Extended Guide)

WordPress child themes are key for customizing your themes. Learn what they are, how to use them, and how to create child themes for your WordPress...

WordPress Custom Post Types: The All-In-One Guide to Create and Use Them

Learn exactly what WordPress custom post types are, how they're different from standard posts, and how to create and use them to extend your WordPr...

How to Update a WordPress Theme – Your Safe and In-Depth Guide

Theme updates are frequently released but can brake your theme if done wrong. Learn how to update WordPress themes without losing your customizations.

WordPress Support: How to Find It and Get the Most from It

Need help fixing WordPress issues? Learn what the best WordPress groups, forums, and chats are and get the WordPress support you need!

Is WordPress Free? Here’s the Scoop

Is WordPress free to use? Are there any (hidden) costs behind WordPress websites? What about WordPress themes and plugins? Get all the answers once...

How to Reset WordPress (6 Real-World Examples)

Are you looking to reset your WordPress site to its default settings? Get all the actionable steps you need to follow right in our guide!