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SEO for your museum WordPress site

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is a topic which fills entire sites, entire email lists and entire conferences. The finer points are debated and contested to the nth degree, and change all the time as Google amends various vastly complicated algorithms. From this, you’d be forgiven for thinking that SEO appears to be a massively complicated issue […]

Installing WordPress

Learn how to install WordPress for use in your museum in a few simple steps

Creating a “child theme”

Discover what a child theme is and why you should use them.

Creating exhibition pages: part 1

This article looks at how to create a custom post type for “exhibition”.

Why choose WordPress?

Find out why lots of museums are choosing to use WordPress as their content management system of choice.

WordPress editing guide

One of the most popular guides we’ve produced, our editing guide covers all you need to know about how to make changes to your WordPress site


CultureObject is a free and open source WordPress plugin for getting museum objects online.

WordPress 101

This 28 page guide is perfect for beginners or anyone who is new to WordPress. We look at: The differences between and Why Open Source is important for museums The WordPress dashboard Download the guide