The Media Settings – dictate how images, image carousels and videos display on pages and posts within your WordPress website. Image Sizes can be set to maximum pixel width and height as follows: Thumbnails  150 x 150 Medium  300 x 300 Large  1024 x 1024 Image Carousel allows you to display multiple images in a slideshow that can be scrolled through either forwards or backwards, it’s settings are as follows: Enable Carousel – Display images in full-size carousel slideshow  150 x 150 Backgrou… Read More


Once you have the person’s Name and Email Address you can register them on any of the available options: 1.  Administrator – access to almost everything the owner accesses, so ensure it is someone that you trust. 2.  Editor – access to pages, categories, tags, posts, comments and links – again must be trustworthy. 3.  Author – can write, edit, publish and upload images on their own posts. 4.  Viewer – can read and comment on posts and pages on a Private website. 5.  Follower … Read More


WordPress automatically creates Permalinks that include the date and time, you can customize these to suit your own-style. Please bear in mind that you cannot have duplicate URLS or Permalinks.  Each Permalink must have a unique slug – this is a term from news media that is a short term used within an agency to identify an article – the part of a URL that appears after the last “/”. To change your Permalinks, first ensure that “Hosting Configuration” has been activated under “Settings”, if you… Read More


To change the Language on your WordPress website you must first be logged in to your Hosted.com Account: Select “Settings” from the menu and then click “General” Find “Site Language” and click on the drop-down, select the language you require and “Save” If you choose a language that reads Right-to-Left (RTF) it will mirror itself and display correctly WordPress Hosting … Read More


The Reading Settings allow you to change the configuration of your WordPress website settings, blog pages, RSS feed settings, etc to customize your WordPress site. Go to your WordPress dashboard to configure your WordPress Reading settings – select “Settings” and “Reading” and you will find the following options available for customization. Table of Contents WordPress Reading Settings:
Site Settings:
Blog Pages:
Related Posts:
RSS Feed Settings:
Syndication Feeds show the most recent:
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To create a Privacy Policy webpage, you can either create your own or use the template provided by WordPress: On the WordPress Dashboard go to “Settings” and select “Privacy Page” Click “Use this Page” and it will save a Privacy Page to your website   WordPress Hosting      … Read More


The Writing Settings will allow you to change the formatting, content type, email posting, markdown on your site. Default Post Format The majority of Themes on WordPress do not support multiple post formats. The default is “Standard”  Other options are: Aside – Image – Video – Link – Quote – Gallery – Status  Markdown When switched on, allows you to write posts in markdown format. Markdown is a light markup language that one can use to add formatting elements to plain text posts. Date and Time… Read More


How to backup a WordPress website with Hosted.com has never been easier, as we take the worry out of it for you, with daily Acronis backups of all our hosted WordPress servers and their websites. If you need to restore your website and are uncertain as to how to proceed, please reach out to our Support Team and they will be happy to assist you. WordPress Hosting Table of Contents
Additional Information:Two Types of Manual BackupsWordPress (WP) Toolkit Backup StepscPanel Backup Manager StepsWhy … Read More


These Writing Settings are specific to the WordPress Admin Dashboard. Click the “View” tab in the upper right corner of the Dashboard and the select “Classic View” Formatting  Convert symbolic emoticons into the graphical emoticon e.g. 🙂 will display as a smiley face Correct invalid nested XHTML which may cause problems with your layout, ensure that you double check your layout that it is correctly presenting on the page. Default Post Category Applies a default category selection for a post i… Read More


If you are the Administrator and have forgotten your Password, then simply go to the login screen and click the “Lost your Password link. If a User has lost their Password, go to the Administrator dashboard: Select “Users”, “All Users” and click the name of that User In the “Edit User” window, select “Account Management”, “New Password” and click “Generate New Password” The generated password may be typed over if the User wishes to have their own – please ensure that if this is the case, that th… Read More