Installing SocialEngine PHP via VestaCP and FTP

Learning how to install a script is empowering. Back in 2009, I didn’t know what FTP was, let alone how to install a website script. I felt quite intimidated by the process. I did learn it, and so can you. Don’t be afraid to try as it’ll help you learn how to manage your site as well. The good news is, the SocialEngine PHP social networking script has an automated installer. All you really need to do is get it on the server, make a database and then go to your domain. We’ll show you how to do all of that below!

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Post or Page? What’s the difference?

On a WordPress website, you have posts and pages.  They both have a lot of the same features but they’re actually very different and learning when to use a page over a post (and vice versa) is an important part of keeping your website looking good and easy to navigate.

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Learn About WordPress User Roles

User Roles are an important feature in a WordPress site. If you are going to be managing your site yourself, you’ll want to learn about user roles.

A Role defines the tasks and permissions that users have on your website. If you have any issues with spam, limiting user access via User Roles is one way to control that.

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Scheduling WordPress Posts

A great feature of WordPress is post scheduling. This is a wonderful tool! You can make several posts and have them scheduled for when you want them to go live. This can help make it look like there is activity each day, week, month, or however you want it. Here’s how to schedule a post.

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Choosing the Right Script for Your Website

So, you want to make a website but you don’t know how to program and don’t have a huge bank account to bankroll a development team in order to make a custom script. That’s where pre-programmed scripts come in to play.

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