Change Your WordPress Timezone

Learn How To Change Your WordPress Default Timezone

If you are scheduling, selling online, message publication, and many calendar features with WordPress may not work until you have set the default timezone set.

When signing in to your new website, you will see a warning bar telling you to check your timezone in WordPress. Do not ignore or Dismiss this.

WordPress settings, help text says ‘Choose a city in the same timezone as you”.


To change your WordPress TimezoneGo to your WordPress dashboard on the left hand sidebar. Click on the Settings, then click General.

Select a city nearest you. There is not too many Cities in Kerry, Dublin is our option here.

On the Settings > General page, find the section labeled Timezone. Select a city in the same timezone as you.  Go to Europe and scroll down until Dublin is listed.

Save your changes.

Be sure to click the Save Changes button at the bottom of the Settings > General screen.

Change Default Permalinks Structure

Permalinks, How to Change Default Permalinks Structure

Permalinks are the part of the web address. Ideally that should be your page or post name and point to specific posts and pages on your site. When used optimally they are great for search engines.

  • Allowing your readers to get an understanding of what your post or page topic.
  • Search engines discover the post or page topic solely from the URL Title and Description.
  • They are unique for each piece of content you create.

The permalink structure can be setup in WordPress using the Settings > Permalinks(as above). The default WordPress is set to use the database identification number of each page or post as the permalink. This is not good for search engine results and pages structure and does not even hint of what your page is about.

Change the default permalink structure of WordPress a.s.a.p. There are several options to choose from, but the most common two choices are the structure that shows the date followed by the post name or simply the post name alone. This choice is usually made with the content in mind. If your website is about news, a the permalink containing the date followed by the name is the usual permalink structure.

Set the default email address

How to Set the default WordPress Email Address

This address is used for admin purposes. If you change this email address WordPress will send you an email at your new address to confirm it.

Once confirmed new address will become active.


Change my site title and tagline

How to Change my site title and tagline

In the WordPress backend scroll down the left sidebar, hover over or click Settings and click General. The Site title and the Tagline can be changed here.

Enter a new title and tagline. Again put yourself in the shoe’s of the customer – what do they want. Always think in terms of what the client and want to read and see.

Click Save Changes, View your WordPress Website.


That’s it you have customised your WordPress Title and Tagline.

VC Columns with Sample Content

This page is a sample page created based on a WordPress Tutorial How to Create Rows and Columns in Visual Composer

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Create Row and Columns Visual Composer

How to Create Row and Columns Visual Composer


Webpage design can be segmented into content with various rows(sections) and columns to make it visually appealing and user friendly. Creating columns in a page of a webpage skill that involves various techniques. In this tutorial we will use Visual Composer: First login to your Website, then go to Pages and Add New.

Give your page a title and click either on Backend Eitor or Frontend Editor, then click Add Element button just above the visual editor and below the title.


Select Row from the popup window.


Hover over your choices, select 1/3 1/3 1/3 which will allow 3 columns. Visually you will see your row split into 3 columns.

At this stage you will see now the 3 gray boxes with a + buttons at the middle of each. This button allows you add content to the columns. Either text, single picture or post etc. Choose your page element.



For this WordPress Tutorial click on the + button and choose Text Block. Your Page elements will be populated with sample text.






You can type your text, insert pictures etc. The same as the default visual editor in WordPress. The visual composer window inherits the standard visual wordpress editor properties and adds such options as inserting posts directly into the columns content blocks.

Save you content, remember to Publish and Update your Page.

Tip: Right click and Open link in New Tab to check you work live on your website.

View our example visual composer page used in this tutorial.

WordPress Themes Explained

WordPress Themes Explained

Basically a WordPress Theme is a set of files that work together to produce an interface with an underlying unifying design for a website.

These files are called template files. A Theme modifies the way the site is displayed, without modifying the underlying software. These files are keep separate from the themes files in folders or directories.

What does the WordPress Theme provide

All of the front end styles of your WordPress site.

  • the overall design or style of your page (header, main content area, sidebar, footer)
  • font styling
  • colors and overall layout
  • widget locations
  • page layouts (the templates)
  • styles for blog posts and blog archives
  • any additional styling effects

WordPress content is stored in a database. When a request is made, the request page is called and transported over the internet. The structure of that content is then formatted(shaped) by the theme and presented to the browser via php and css stylesheets.


Dealing with theme from WordPress

Dealing with theme from WordPress themes repository

After logging in on the left sidebar click on Appearance by default themes your installed themes are shown. Click Add New in the top left of the screen.


Click on your selected theme for more information.

You can click X to return to themes repository.

Click < to go to your previous theme or > to go to the next theme. This is great to see the theme in Live Preview, meaning you can see a predicated look at the theme. (Better to Activate the theme and check your website. You can always change back later). After you select you theme click Install. Next screen will ask you to Activate the theme.

How to Upload a theme

If you have purchased a theme or downloaded a free one. Go to Appearance >> Themes >> Add New  >> then Click Upload Theme.

Browse to the theme .zip file on you computer and click upload. The time varies depending on internet speed, so be patient

Upload Your Theme in a .zip file

Once the theme is activated and you are happy.

Delete all unused or unwanted theme

To delete a theme. Go to Appearance, click themes and again you will see all you installed themes. Click on the ones you don’t want. Notice Delete in the bottom right of the popup window.

I always delete unwanted themes and plugins. Keep your website size down. Lean and mean as they say in Kerry.

Remove a WordPress Tag

How to Remove a WordPress Tag

Go to All Posts and select your Post to Edit. On the right sidebar navigate to tags. Your tags will be listed in order first will be last or bottom of the Tags list. Click the small x in a blue circle to remove the tag and click Update to save.


Create and Add Tags to a Post

Create a tag in a Post Pinguis WordPress Design add tags

We teach how to create and add tags to a Post.

It is essential to add tags to your WordPress posts this will help you organize your content. To help your visitors find their way around your website.

Having logged in, go to All Posts > Add New or click on a existing post. You can then add a tag to it by typing the tag words in the Tags field. Click the Add button. Add as many tags as needed.