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  • How to Sell Digital Downloads with WordPress
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    So you’ve created your digital product or found one you’d like to sell online. You’ve decided you’d rather create your own online store instead of using a marketplace such as ClickBank or PayDotCom. Taking this approach gives you more control over how your product is marketed and promoted, and it can... Read more »
  • Manage Multiple Sites for Free with MainWP
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    If you look after more than one WordPress site then you will be pleased to know there is a new free tool available to help you manage the plugins, themes, content, backups and much more on those sites, all from one central location. If you are tired of logging into your... Read more »
  • How to Survey your Readers with a Google Forms Powered Survey
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    While there is a good selection of survey plugins available for WordPress, today I want to illustrate another way to survey your readers by adding a Google Form to your WordPress site.  The benefit of doing this is that you get all the ease of use that comes with setting... Read more »
  • How to Create a Dynamic Chart or Graph for use in WordPress
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    When it comes to displaying charts and graphs in WordPress there are a number of options available. Today we are going to take a look at a plugin called Google Chart WordPress Plugin and show you how in just a few easy steps you can add dynamic charts to your... Read more »
  • How to Build a Multi-Vendor Marketplace with WordPress
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    If you need to create a multi-vendor marketplace where visitors can sign up and list their products for sale, then you will pleased to know that WordPress is a great choice for such a project. Thanks to the wide-range of themes available for the software, building almost any type of website... Read more »
  • The #1 Reason That I Am (Probably) Not Promoting Your Themeforest Theme!
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    I am contacted on a daily basis by theme developers requesting that I help promote their new releases. Often they will also be helpful enough to even suggest on which post their theme should be added. I love to support these smaller theme developers, and more so if it is their... Read more »
  • 13 Ways To Keep Your WordPress Website Secure From Hackers
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    WordPress security is often overlooked, and when a hack happens this can prove fatal to your blog or business website. A lack of security can often be attributed to a lack of understanding of how (or even why) someone hacks websites, and this is why it is so important to... Read more »
  • Disable Comments Without Deleting Them (WordPress)
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    I have recently discovered how difficult it is to temporarily remove all comments site wide, without deleting these comments forever. This website receives a massive number of comments; a huge number that are spam, a large number that are real (but do not add to the conversation, or the article as... Read more »
  • Self-Help Tips for Designers Starting-out on WordPress
    WordPress design is a lucrative field because over a quarter of all websites are using WordPress (yes, I know that you know already), and it’s relatively easy to get into (WordPress and the community helps you all the way through). If you have finally given in to the lure of designing... Read more »
  • Setup Your First WordPress Website In Under 30 Minutes (The Easy Way)
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    We are now in 2016, and if you don’t yet know how to build a stylish website with the number 1 content management system then you are seriously falling behind. Even if you have never built a website before, and have absolutely no skills in website development I can show you... Read more »
  • 18 of the Best iPhone iOS Apps for WordPress
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    My phone is one of my most important belongings in my life. I use an Android smartphone and like most... The post 18 of the Best iPhone iOS Apps for WordPress appeared first on WPExplorer. ... Read more »
  • Create A WordPress Line Break (br) Shortcode
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    Want to some extra spacing to your blog post using a line break in the WordPress visual editor? You can... The post Create A WordPress Line Break (br) Shortcode appeared first on WPExplorer. ... Read more »
  • How to Promote Your WordPress Website ‘Off-Site’
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    Whenever people think about ‘off-site’ promotion, email marketing immediately comes to mind. But apart from creating a dynamic email campaign,... The post How to Promote Your WordPress Website ‘Off-Site’ appeared first on WPExplorer. ... Read more »
  • Key Tips for Building a Business Website with WordPress
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    A business website is a necessity for anyone looking to create a name for themselves or their company in this... The post Key Tips for Building a Business Website with WordPress appeared first on WPExplorer. ... Read more »
  • How To Write Better Titles and Taglines For WordPress
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    There are over a billion websites online, with more launching every day. If you are new to building and managing... The post How To Write Better Titles and Taglines For WordPress appeared first on WPExplorer. ... Read more »
  • Doc Pop’s News Drop: Highlights from WordCamp Austin
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    Doc’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. We had a great time at WordCamp Austin this weekend and wanted to share some of the highlights in this week’s News... Read more »
  • How to Create a Content Strategy for Your WordPress Website or Blog
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    How do you create a content strategy? That’s a good question. On the web, everyone and your mom is talking about the importance of content marketing. It’s hailed as the key for organic traffic, growing your audience and increasing revenue and profits. More than a few even go so far as... Read more »
  • Complete Guide to RSS and How to Use It with WordPress
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    What if users didn’t have to come to your WordPress site in order to read your articles? That would certainly make... The post Complete Guide to RSS and How to Use It with WordPress appeared first on WPExplorer. ... Read more »
  • Preparing Your Site for PHP 7.2.0
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    PHP has announced the availability of a third Release Candidate (RC3) for PHP 7.2.0. Currently, PHP 7.2.0 is in a development preview stage but is set to be released on November 30, 2017. With the prospect of a new PHP version on the horizon, you may be one of the... Read more »
  • How To Teach Yourself Most Anything Using WordPress
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    Like most people in the WordPress world, I have no formal training with programming. My educational background is explicitly transdisciplinary. As a result, I learned a lot about how to learn things. This has helped me a lot with educating myself in web development. I’ve written before about how teaching is... Read more »
  • 10 Awesome Tools to Make Working with WordPress Easier
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    I bet we’re in agreement when I say life is already hard as it is. It’s way too short and... The post 10 Awesome Tools to Make Working with WordPress Easier appeared first on WPExplorer. ... Read more »
  • Torque Toons: Emotikins
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    Maybe next year we’ll try carving “Emoji-kins” for Halloween instead. Doc PopDoctor Popular is an artist and musician living in San Francisco. As a full disclaimer, he is neither a doctor nor popular. The post Torque Toons: Emotikins appeared first on Torque.... Read more »
  • Is Akismet Still the Best Spam Plugin for WordPress?
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    Spammers (human and automated) love WordPress as much as bloggers do, so to say you need a spam blocker is... The post Is Akismet Still the Best Spam Plugin for WordPress? appeared first on WPExplorer. ... Read more »
  • How to Properly Move WordPress From Subdomain to Root Domain
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    Do you want to move a WordPress site from subdomain to root domain? The process is fairly easy to follow, and there is a way to save your SEO rankings as well. In this article, we will show you how to easily move WordPress from subdomain to root domain with... Read more »
  • 11 Ways to Make Money with Your WordPress Blog
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    You’ve probably heard that starting a blog is the easiest and the most convenient way to share your knowledge and skills with the world. And when it comes to promoting your business or making money, creating a blog can do wonders. You don’t need to learn CSS, PHP, HTML or any... Read more »
  • 5 Famous Musicians Who Use WordPress
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    What began as a blogging platform 14 years ago now powers 28 percent of the Internet, and even the world’s biggest superstars trust WordPress to run their websites. These are the biggest musicians using the CMS. Beyoncé Queen Bey herself uses WordPress, and honestly, I could stop this article right here. Beyoncé uses... Read more »
  • 19 Best RTL WordPress Themes (Right to Left Language Support) – 2017
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    Are you looking for the best WordPress RTL themes? RTL or right to left themes are designed to work best for languages written in right to left direction. In this article, we will show you some of the best RTL WordPress themes that you can try on your website. Building... Read more »
  • Website Optimization vs Traffic Optimization: How to Stay Relevant
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    SEO has changed a lot over the recent years. Early SEO was quite simple as well as affordable because there was less competition. However, with more and more companies getting websites and blogs, SEO has become a challenging task. Marketers now have to find new ways to get noticed. The guidelines... Read more »
  • The Best WordPress Halloween Discounts & Coupons
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    Fall is in the air – and so are WordPress deals. Get your trick-or-treat on early with these awesome sales,... The post The Best WordPress Halloween Discounts & Coupons appeared first on WPExplorer. ... Read more »
  • How to Fix Destination Folder Already Exists Error in WordPress
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    Are you seeing ‘Destination folder already exists’ error in WordPress? This error usually occurs during the installation of a theme or a plugin which prevents you from finishing the installation process. In this article, we will show you how to fix destination folder already exists error in WordPress. What Causes... Read more »
  • How to Create Automatic Section Menus Using Custom Widgets (In 5 Steps)
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    Ultimately, your readers decide the most important content on your website through search. Consequently, once they find your site, you want to encourage them to explore it. If you’re not improving their User Experience (UX) by providing helpful navigation, you risk losing them and hurting your bounce rate. One of the... Read more »
  • Doc Pop’s News Drop: Camp Press and DonateWC
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    Doc’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. In this week’s News Drop we talk about Camp Press, a series of camping events meant to encourage WordPressers to take a... Read more »
  • Media Temple WordPress Hosting Review
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    The next in line-up for a hosting review is the well known Media Temple. This company offers plenty of plans... The post Media Temple WordPress Hosting Review appeared first on WPExplorer. ... Read more »