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Change Permalinks Without Breaking Your WordPress Site

Changing the permalink structure of your site is always a pain in the neck. Before you do that, you have to be sure that you want to make this change because it can have a huge impact in your site’s SEO. This can also cause a lot of errors and broken links if handled incorrectly. [...]

Top 10 WordPress Blog Themes

Starting a blog can be tough as you have to figure out a niche for your blog, set up a blogging schedule, and be consistent with the overall look and feel of your site. Getting the right theme is one of the most important things to have in your blog as it shows what you [...]

How to Block Spam Comments with CAPTCHA

Comments are a very good way to engage users in your blog. However, there comes a time where your blog becomes popular and it is flooded with unnecessary messages. Some in a form of ads, others are saying useless comments that doesn’t add any value to your post, and others seem to be automated. These [...]

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Top 10 WordPress Blog Themes

Starting a blog can be tough as you have to figure out a niche for your blog, set up a blogging schedule, and be consistent with the overall look and feel of your site. Getting the right theme is one of the most important things to have in your blog as it shows what you [...]

How to Block Spam Comments with CAPTCHA

Comments are a very good way to engage users in your blog. However, there comes a time where your blog becomes popular and it is flooded with unnecessary messages. Some in a form of ads, others are saying useless comments that doesn’t add any value to your post, and others seem to be automated. These [...]

Plugin: Bring My Blog Visitors Back

Losing blog visitors? Bring My Blog Visitors Back is a premium WordPress plugin by MaxBlogPress. This plugin is designed to offer more flexibility and control over your RSS feeds and how readers can interact with your content. People who use RSS feeds to subscribe to multiple websites at a time are what we call as [...]

Distraction Free Writing Mode Will Be Responsive in 3.9

If you are using Distraction Free Mode Writing in WordPress most of the time, then you may have noticed that the editor gets chopped off at smaller sizes. This is annoying especially if you are using a mobile phone or tablet to write a post. The good news is WordPress promises that this problem will [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Child Themes

What is a WordPress Child theme? Does this child have a parent? Why is it called a Child Theme?   The answer is simple. A WordPress Child Theme is basically a WordPress theme that borrows template files and functionalities from a WordPress parent theme. A parent theme is a the main theme that the child [...]

What is a WordPress Theme Framework

WordPress theme frameworks let developers create theme layouts quickly without having to do a lot of coding. This makes their life easy, and their users happy as regular updates happen quickly and there it doesn’t affect the overall experience of the users in every update. Almost every WordPress theme designers prefer a framework-based approach nowadays. [...]

10 Best WordPress Membership Plugins

Are you starting to build your member soon? Do you have a WordPress membership site but it doesn’t suit your needs? Here are some great WordPress membership plugins for your site. A great way to monetize websites are through memberships. You can share exclusive content, post tutorials, and provide discounts and special offers to your [...]

Change Permalinks Without Breaking Your WordPress Site

Changing the permalink structure of your site is always a pain in the neck. Before you do that, you have to be sure that you want to make this change because it can have a huge impact in your site’s SEO. This can also cause a lot of errors and broken links if handled incorrectly. [...]

Embed Bing Maps in WordPress

While it is possible to add Google Maps in WordPress, it is also possible to add Bing Maps in WordPress. The best part is that you don’t need any plugin to do it. All you need to do is to go to Bing Maps, then search for the location or map you want to embed. [...]

Add NoFollow Checkbox to Insert Link Section

WordPress allows you to open a link in a new window by default but it doesn’t allow you to easily add rel=”nofollow”. You either have to nofollow tag each links automatically, or manually add nofolow tag to each link by editing the HTML code. These two are either tedious or too much work. Each time [...]

MotoPress Content Editor Plugin Review

Can’t pay for a web developer but need to have a page right now? Don’t worry, here is a content editor WordPress plugin for you. MotoPress Contend Editor is a page builder for WordPress that makes creating and editng your WordPress posts, and pages easily. This plugin is a content and page editor that integrates [...]

Prevent WordPress from Participating in Pingback Denial of Service Attacks

According to security research firm, Securi, more than 162,000 WordPress sites are used in a distributed denial of service attack. Usually, machines or compromised websites are used to facilitate a DDoS attack but this time, hackers use clean WordPress sites via XML-RPC XML-RPC is used in WordPRess as an API for third-party clients like WordPress [...]

How to Remove Numbers from WordPress URLs

WordPress use post IDs instead of a keyword text URL. This is bad for SEO as your links won’t be related to any keyword that you are targeting. Oftentimes, WordPress will add -2 in front of your post, category, or tag URLs which looks ugly for end users. Although WordPress has a built-in support for [...]

Comments are very important in your blog. They provide insight about the topics being discussed; therefore makes your post more interesting. It also validates someone’s reading content. WordPress comments haven’t change that much in the past few years. There are WordPress plugins available that can improve the look and feel of your comments section and [...]

Make Your WordPress Site Mobile-Friendly with WPTouch

A mobile-friendly site is a must for all website and blog owners today. If you haven’t created a mobile-friendly site, then you should take action now. You’ll losing out a lot of potential readers and customers if you don’t make your site mobile-friendly. There are many ways you can make a site mobile-friendly: Do it [...]

Set Multiple Default Categories for WordPress Posts

When you don’t assign a catergory to your post, it will automatically go to ‘uncategorized’. The ‘Uncategorized’ category is a generic category where WordPress that doesn’t have a specific category go. Oftentimes I’m annoyed that my posts go in here since it doesn’t help me connect to my readers and provide useful information to them. [...]

How to Build Amazon Affiliate Shopping Cart in WordPress

Blogging helps you earn some extra income but it takes time. Most bloggers quit because of this. The problem is that they just rely on their blogs and hope that one they their post will be recognized. However, there are many things you can do to earn money in WordPress. There is that affiliate marketing, [...]

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How to Fix WordPress Redirect Loop

As a self-hosted WordPress, you’ll have a lot of benefits but will experience problems from time to time. There are problems that are easy to solve, but som e can be irritating specially for new users. Like this WordPress redirect loop issue. When browsing to your site and you suddenly see this error: It means [...]

Fade Images on MouseOver in WordPress

Other than content, images are also important. It helps increase user engagement on websites. This is why you need to take your time to choose the best image online, fix any image issues, and optimize images for the web. To make an image standout, use special effects on the images. What if you want your [...]

Quickly Activate and Deactivate Plugins from Your Admin Bar

When working on a site, sometimes you may want to activate or deactivate plugins quickly in WordPress. Before you can do that, you need to go to the plugins screen to activate or deactivate it. If there is a better way to activate and deactivate a plugin that sits right in your admin bar, this [...]

How to Create Responsive WordPress Themes

If you want your site to be updated with the latest technologies, then you must have already made your site optimized for the mobile web. If not, this tutorial will teach you how to create a mobile-friendly theme using a responsive layout. The first step in creating a responsive theme is to design your site [...]

How to Create a Staging Environment for Your WordPress Site

What is a Staging Environment? A staging environment is a development area o your site where you can test for your changes in your blog or use it for web development. Once you are done with your site, you can upload it to your live site. Usually, when working on a WordPress site, we recommend [...]

How to Extend Your Plugin Without Losing Your Changes

One way to customize plugins is to extend it. Creating a child plugin is not practical because this only works in themes. Themes have a very specific set of behaviors and plugins are completely different. The right way to customize a plugin is to get in touch with the plugin author and let them know [...]

Free WordPress Themes Built With Bootstrap

Boostrap has been around longer, and has larger user base compared to other frameworks. And as BootStrap has already joined the flat design craze in its 3.0 release,the model and basic UI components were greatly improved. Also BootStrap 3.1 has introduced an official Sass support, further expanding its network. Here is a selection of the [...]

Reasons to Turn On Distraction Free Writing in WordPress

I never paid too much attention with WordPress’ Distraction Free Writing mode even when it was first released in WordPress 3.2. I’m so attuned to the post editor screen and for me it just seems just right compared to a minimalist distraction free mode. But when you spend a lot of time inside a post [...]

WordPress Shortcodes Plugins that You Have to Try

Shortcodes are WordPress-specific codes that will let you do creative things with scripts and code. If you haven’t used shortcodes, then you are missing out on a lof of stuffs that a shortcode can have like for example, taking long ugly lines of code into one, clean, short line of code. It is a shortcut [...]

How to Avoid Accidentally Publishing Posts in WordPress

“Are you sure you want to publish this post?” This confirmation is missing in WordPress that is why most of the time I publish posts accidentally. If only WordPress included this feature. Even the most experienced WordPress users press the publish button by accident. Accidental publishing can become an issue particularly if your posts gets [...]

PixelPumper: Offline WordPress Editor for Mac

WordPress’ built in WYSIWYS editor lets you write and publish posts in a breeze. However, this requires an internet connection to work. What if you have a great idea in mind, but you lack a network connection to post it in WordPress. Also, when your internet connection suddenly malfunctions while publishing, you’ll lose all your [...]

Gust Plugin: Ghost-Style Admin Panel for WordPress

If you know Ghost, then this is a great plugin to have in your WordPress site. Ghost is an open source blogging project which is originally introduced as a pure blogging platform with “WordPress-lite fork” However, after a great deliberation, the creator of Ghost did not fork WordPress, instead, the brought this application on Node.js [...]

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