Annie Anderson

Hi, I'm Annie! Not only am I your instructor here at DBB Courses, I'm also a WordPress web designer and developer. I've been a graphic and web designer/developer since the early 1990's and have been building sites on WordPress since 2006.

Why you need to add alt tags to your website images and how to do it easily

First, let’s answer the question – what IS an alt tag (or “alternative text”)? An “alt tag, also known as “alt attribute” and “alt description,” is an HTML attribute applied to image tags to provide a text alternative for search engines.” Why should you use alt tags? One use for alt tags is for accessibility – they allow screen readers which are used by the visually impaired to read the alt …

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Your website requires backing up regularly – here’s how to do it

Your web design/WordPress tip for today: Always back your site up regularly! These days, a lot of hosting companies offer site backups but if yours doesn’t or you want more control of exactly what gets backed up and when, there are several options on the market. Here are the options I recommend most often: Updraft Plus – is a good plugin with both a free …

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Do you know the best order you should be using when updating WordPress?

Your WordPress quick tip for today. . . You might think, like most people do, that you do WordPress updates in the order they are on the Updates page but that’s not actually true! For a long time, I didn’t know there was a proper order, either. I just started at the top of the Updates list and worked my way down: WP core, plugins, …

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The top 5 reasons your WP website might be having issues

Although I primarily only do web design for past clients, friends, and associates or via referrals nowadays, I’ve been seeing some really terrible advice about websites lately. So, I’m going to start dropping some quick facts every day about design and development. Here’s your first one. . . WordPress is a solid platform and if you’re having problems with it, I can guarantee you there’s …

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Before you create your online course

I’ve been working with clients on building and creating courses using WordPress and other platforms for about 5 years now. In that time, I’ve come to know a handful of things you should be aware of and think about before you create your online course. In this post, I’ll go over those things. Before we get into that, there’s one thing we need to talk …

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