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Keep Calm and Stay Focused

Are you tangled up in stress that keeps you from focusing on your tasks? Maybe the morning traffic started you off on the wrong foot (even if that traffic was just in the bathroom with everyone trying to get ready at the same time). Maybe your website crashed and you are struggling to recover what […]
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6 Best WooCommerce CRM to Grow Your Store in 2021 (Compared)

Are you looking for the best WooCommerce CRM for your online store? A WooCommerce CRM can help you manage your customers, improve business decisions, and create a better experience for your customers overall. In this article, we’ll share the best WooCommerce CRM in the market… Read More »
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Hosting vs. Domain: What’s the Difference?

Almost every business in existence will eventually need to have its own website. But before you get to that point, it’s first important to understand web hosting vs. domain and what the difference is between the two most important parts of having a website. To put it simply: Website hosting or web hosting is what […]
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How to Add Custom After Post Widgets in WordPress

Do you want to add custom after post widgets in WordPress? After post widgets allow you to display different elements at the end of blog posts or pages. For instance, you can add a newsletter sign-up form, show related posts, display recent articles, or popular… Read More »
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WordPress 5.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.7.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 26 bug fixes in addition to two security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 4.7 have also been updated. WordPress 5.7.1 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next […]
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Introducing Milestone Notifications

Your website is a product of your hard work and passion. Therefore, when your site hits a milestone — it shouldn’t go unrecognized. To make it easier for you to keep track of your site’s achievements, we’ll be rolling out a new celebratory notification that will alert you when your …
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: April 2021, Part 2

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second week of April. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress […]
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How to Optimize Core Web Vitals for WordPress (Ultimate Guide)

Do you want to optimize core web vitals for WordPress? Core Web Vitals is an initiative by Google which helps website owners improve user experience and quality of their websites. These signals are crucial for the success of any website. In this guide, we’ll show… Read More »
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How to Stop Bad Bots: A Guide For WordPress Users

If you run a WordPress site, no doubt you’ve dealt with bots. They’re seemingly everywhere in the online world, and not every one of them is bad. But when it’s time to stop bots in WordPress, some approaches work better than others. Bad bots are more than a nuisance. They can disrupt the functionality of […]
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How to Check Website Traffic for Any Site (7 Best Tools)

Do you want to check website traffic for any site, including your own? Checking website traffic allows you to see how well your site performs and how it compares to your competition. In this article, we’ll show you how to check website traffic for any… Read More »
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Monday Motivation – Change Your Attitude to Change Your World

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Zig Ziglar Do you see the problem, or do you see the possibility? Do you focus on the storm or seek out the silver lining? It’s not what happens that makes a difference, but how you choose to see and respond to what happens. […]
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WP Briefing: Who Is WordPress?

In this episode, Josepha explores the five groups within the WordPress ecosystem and provides a high-level example of how they interact and support one another. As always, stay tuned for the small list of big things and a contributor highlight.
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How to Improve Organic Click Through Rate (CTR) in WordPress – 12 Proven Tips

Do you want to improve the organic click through rate (CTR) for your WordPress website? Organic click-through rate is the average clicks a page gets when displayed in search results. Improving your CTR can help improve your SEO rankings and get more traffic to your… Read More »
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Wix vs WordPress – Which One is Better? (Pros and Cons)

Are you trying to decide between Wix vs WordPress to build your website? While WordPress is the most popular website builder in the world, it is not the only option. After seeing TV commercials for Wix, some of our users asked us to do a… Read More »
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Focused Flexibility Gives the Strength to Weather the Storms

Are you struggling to get around the obstacles that are keeping you from your goals? Focused Flexibility is the ability to stay honed in on your goals but flexible in the process to get there. You need to bend and flex when life throws the unexpected in your path. Because it will. Be focused on […]
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5 Best Transcription Services of 2021 Compared (Cheap & Accurate)

Are you looking for the best transcription services? Transcription services let you simply convert speech to text. You can use these transcriptions for video subtitles, podcast notes, additional written content, and more. In this article, we’ve hand picked some of the best transcription services you… Read More »
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How to Increase Pageviews and Reduce Bounce Rate in WordPress

Do you want to increase pageviews and reduce bounce rate in WordPress? Users who stay on your site longer and view more pages are more likely to join your email list, leave a comment, make a purchase, follow you on social media, and more. In… Read More »
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: April 2021, Part 1

New WordPress plugin and vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first week of April. This post provides a report of recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, […]
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How to Send Twilio SMS Notifications from WooCommerce (Step by Step)

Do you want to send Twilio SMS notifications from WooCommerce? With SMS notifications, you can stay in touch with your customers, notify them of order updates, send coupon codes, and more. In this article, we’ll show you how you can add Twilio SMS notifications from… Read More »
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Kadence WP is Joining the iThemes Family!

Today, I am very excited to share that iThemes has acquired Kadence WP and the whole team behind Kadence Blocks, a WordPress page-builder style block package, and Kadence Theme, a next-generation WordPress theme built for performance and easy development.  We know our community of web developers, web designers, marketing agencies, and bloggers will love Kadence WP … […]
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How to Highlight Author’s Comments in WordPress

Do you want to highlight the author’s comments in WordPress posts on your website? Highlighting the author’s comments in your WordPress blog can help you build engagement. Users are more likely to leave a comment when they see the author is actively participating in the… Read More »
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Motivation Monday: Balance Busy with Purposeful Actions

Balance busy to keep time from slipping away. Little bits, distractions, and clutter will steal your time and resources unless you make a purposeful effort to find ways to keep busy in-check. “I’m so busy doing nothing that the idea of doing anything – which as you know, always leads to something – cuts into […]
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How to Create a WordPress Popup Based on Location (Step by Step)

Do you want to create a WordPress popup based on the location of your visitors? Creating WordPress popups based on location helps you deliver the right marketing message, to the right people, at the right time. This means a better user experience and more revenue… Read More »
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The Month in WordPress: March 2021

This way of iterating improves WordPress and ties back to one of my favorite open-source principles. The idea that with many eyes, all bugs are shallow. To me, that means that with enough people looking at a problem, someone is bound to be able to see the solution. These words from Josepha Haden Chomphosy on […]
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How to Display Announcements in Your WordPress Blog

Do you want to display announcements in your WordPress blog or website? Adding announcements to your site is an effective way to direct user attention and boost conversions. They can be used to convey important messages, redirect users to popular content, promote special offers, and… Read More »
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Little Bits Eat Your Time

The little bits eat your time, just like the little things eat your money. Little bits add up to big bits until there are no bits left. Without a way to keep up and regulate the little bits of time, you won’t have the time you need to get things gone. Stamp Down Your Little […]
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6 Best HR Payroll Software for Small Businesses (2021)

We’ve had many people ask us how we handle payroll and HR for our remote team, considering we have over 150+ team members spread worldwide. HR payroll software can streamline HR tasks and make payroll as easy as clicking a button. In this article, we’ve… Read More »
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301 Redirects: The Ultimate Guide

A 301 redirect is like a map that will take your website’s visitors from a page or post that no longer exists to one that does. Imagine trying to get your groceries delivered, but the map app stops at the end of your street and doesn’t take the delivery guy all the way to your […]
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How to Integrate Slack with WordPress (Beginner’s Guide)

Do you want to integrate Slack with your WordPress website or WooCommerce store? Slack is a powerful team communication suite that allows you to stay collaborate with your team and optimize your workflow. In this article, we’ll show you how how to easily integrate Slack… Read More »
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How to Stop WordPress Spam: The Ultimate Guide

No matter how big or small your WordPress site, unwanted WordPress spam in comments sections, site registrations and contact form messages are issues that you’ll need to address. Left unchecked, WordPress spam comments and spam user registration issues can quickly take over your site with intrusive content that detracts from the message your site is […]
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How to Add Amazon Ads to Your WordPress Site (3 Methods)

Do you want to add Amazon ads to your WordPress site? Amazon ads can be a great way to make money online. Plus, they have a faster and simpler approval process compared to other ad networks. In this article, we’ll show you how to add… Read More »
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: March 2021, Part 4

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the final week of March. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress […]
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: March 2021, Part 4

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the final week of March. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress […]
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How to Add HTTP Security Headers in WordPress (Beginner’s Guide)

Do you want to add HTTP security headers in WordPress? HTTP security headers allow you to add an extra layer of security to your WordPress website. They can help block common malicious activity from affecting your website performance. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll show you… Read More »
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How to Add Subscriptions to WooCommerce (Free Alternative)

Do you want to add subscriptions to WooCommerce in WordPress? Adding subscriptions lets you offer memberships, create premium content, and generate consistent revenue for your business. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily add recurring subscriptions to WooCommerce using multiple methods. Why Add… Read More »
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WordPress Blog vs. Website: What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between a WordPress blog vs website? The simple truth is a WordPress blog is in a WordPress website and a WordPress website has a WordPress blog in the options. Measuring the difference between a WordPress blog vs website can be a lot like defining the length of a rope. It depends […]
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6 Best Video Editing Software of 2021 Compared (Easy & Powerful)

Are you looking for the best video editing software? Video editing software lets you create professional videos for your WordPress site, Instagram, YouTube, and other social media channels. In this article, we’ve hand-picked some of the best video editing software that you can use to… Read More »
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WordPress Body Class 101: Tips and Tricks for Theme Designers

Are you an aspiring WordPress theme designer looking for new ways to use CSS into your themes? Luckily, WordPress automatically adds CSS classes that you can utilize in your themes. Several of these CSS classes are automatically added to the <body> section of every page… Read More »
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How to Easily Find and Remove Stolen Content in WordPress (5 Ways)

Are you looking for a way to find and remove stolen content in WordPress? You’ve worked hard on your website, but now your content has been stolen, published, and is taking traffic away from your brand. In this article, we’ll show you how you can… Read More »
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: March 2021, Part 3

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the third week of March. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress […]
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How to Disable Image Attachment Pages in WordPress

Do you want to disable image attachment pages in WordPress? Image attachment pages can look like incomplete pages on your site. If a visitor views these, then it can leave a poor impression. In this article, we’ll show you how to disable image attachment pages… Read More »
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WordPress Themes: A Beginner’s Guide

If you’re just getting started on building a new WordPress site, one of your first steps is to choose a WordPress theme. Just how familiar are you with WordPress themes? While some people have a general idea of what a theme in WordPress is, many don’t realize how important themes are and how they work […]
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Introducing new Stats widgets for iPhone

You may already know that WordPress mobile apps are the easiest way to manage your WordPress site any time, anywhere.  Helpful features in the apps include our Stats widgets, which make it simple to keep an eye on your site’s activity without even opening the app. We recently rebuilt our …
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How to Create a Client Portal in WordPress

Do you want to create a client portal in WordPress? A client portal allows you to create a dedicated area for clients where they can login to access documents, files, support, and more. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily create a client… Read More »
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How to review a scholarship application



Steps to review a scholarship application




Create a simple online applicationAutomate submissions of supporting documentsCreate a systematic review processCreate a scoring rubricSet guidelines for evaluating applications





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Webinar: Managing appointments with JotForm


Whether you’re scheduling vaccines, inking an intricate tattoo over several sessions, or anything in between, JotForm’s Form Builder includes an Appointment field that makes it easy to create appointments and send reminders. This tool is completely fr...
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6 Best Online Fax Services for Small Business (2021)

Are you looking for the best online fax service for your small business? Upgrading to an online fax service offers your business more security, speed, and can improve communication across the board. In this article, we’ve hand-picked some of the best online fax services you… Read More »
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How to start a subscription box company



Tips to start a subscription box company




Create the box conceptProduce a sample boxArrange packaging and shipping optionsBuild subscription formsDevelop a promotional planBegin accepting subscriptions





Repeat customers, assured income, and mo...
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SignUp.com vs SignUpGenius


Nonprofits often host fundraising events to generate awareness for their campaigns, and it helps to use some of today’s digital tools to set them up.



These tools can help you create an efficient, low-cost event planning process and a memorable expe...
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