The Best WordPress Plugins to Kick-Start your Blog

Best Wordpress Plugins to Kick-Start your BlogIn this post I will show you the most helpful plugins you should use when starting a WordPress blog or website.
Now that you have a website or blog started and have installed your WordPress theme, it’s time to install all the plugins you need. I will show you the best WordPress plugins to get your blog functioning so it does exactly what you want it to.

Plugins can do lots of different things, from making your content more shareable to making your website load faster and improve search engine ranking. See those social media icons at the top of this post, those are from a plugin.

Before you start publishing content, take a look at the following plugins that I recommend.

How to Choose a WordPress Theme for your Blog or Website

How to choose a WordPress ThemeIn this post I will take a close look at all of the things you need to consider when choosing a WordPress Theme. I will also provide you with some of my picks for the best WordPress themes.


What is WordPress?

What is WordPressWordPress has a long history considering it is in a fast paced industry. Many products have come and gone but WordPress has evolved to become one of the most popular software products to run a website on the internet.



How to Start a Blog: A Guide for Beginners

how to start a blogStep by step instructions on how to start a blog (WordPress website), including suggestions for WordPress themes and other resources for those who have already setup their WordPress blog.



WordPress Security – How to Protect WordPress

WordPress Security is very important. It is much easier spending a few minutes securing WordPress, then spending hours recovering from being hacked. Security is becoming even more important because of the increase in automated brute force WordPress attacks. Below are a several tips to help secure WordPress and Apache. If you have your own server or VPS, to help reduce brute force attacks a very good solution is to use CloudFlare custom “Page Rules”. That will stop the requests before even getting to your server. WordPress security doesn’t sound like an exciting topic, but it is important so read on!

2000 Honda CBR600 F4

Pictures of my 2000 Honda CBR600 F4, which were taken from 2006 to 2013.

Honda CBR600 F4 by the water

Europe 2012 – Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Montenegro Pictures

Pictures from Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Montenegro, which were taken in 2012, have been put on the site.

On this trip I traveled all over Eastern Europe. Some of the places include: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro.

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Europe 2012 - Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Montenegro Pictures

Europe 2010 – Italy Pictures

Pictures from Italy, which were taken in 2010, have been put on the site.

On this trip I traveled all over Italy. Some of the places include: Rome, The Vatican, Venice, Cinque Terre, Pisa, Florence, Naples, Pompeii, Amalfi, Positano, Capri, Maratea, Matera, Lecce, Alberobello, Polignano a Mare, Lucera, Vieste, and Vasto.

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Europe 2010 - Italy

Europe 2009 Pictures

Pictures from Europe, which were taken in 2009, have been put on the site.

On this trip I traveled to Paris, Portugal, Spain, Nice France and London UK.

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Europe 2009 - Paris

South East Asia 2008 Pictures

Pictures from South East Asia, which were taken in 2008, have been put on the site.

On this trip I traveled to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Koh Samui, and Phi Phi.

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South East Asia 2009 - Bangkok