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How to Resize Blocks in WordPress

The Gutenberg Block Editor, introduced officially in WordPress 5.0, gives users the opportunity to fully customize their WordPress content and sites. No longer constrained by the need to create in a WYSIWYG tool like the TinyMCE Classic Editor, Gutenberg provides individual blocks for each element of the post’s or page’s content. With control over the […]
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Know the Causes of Burnout: 5 Ways to Avoid Catching Fire

Don’t burnout. Catching Fire might be a good thing if you are a teenage girl who is the face of the revolution against the capital. It’s not a great thing if you are trying to find balance in your business and for your life. Burnout is real. It can cause mental, physical, and financial problems. […]
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How to Use the WordPress List Block

Lists may seem simple, but they powerful tools. If you’re running a website, lists enable you to share information in a way that’s easier to digest than long, unending paragraphs. They enable you to cut to the chase and give users the exact information they’re looking for. In other words, lists are one of the […]
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Download a FREE Blog Post Template for Divi’s Bushcraft Layout Pack

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. This time around we’re building upon the Bushcraft Layout Pack with a brand new blog post template that matches the rest of pack perfectly. Hope you enjoy it! Check […]
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19+ Free Google Tools Every WordPress Blogger Should Use

Are you looking for the best free Google tools to grow your WordPress blog? Google offers a wide variety of free tools to help bloggers and website owners improve their SEO, get more traffic, be more productive, and more. In this article, we highlight the… Read More »
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Configuring Theme Design with theme.json

Starting in WordPress 5.8, a new tool — “theme.json” — is available to use in your theme. Maybe you’re hearing about it for the first time, or maybe you’re testing and developing themes with it already. Either way, I’m glad you’re here because it’s an exciting time for WordPress themes. This post provides a quick introduction […]
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Download a FREE Header and Footer Template for Divi’s Softball League Layout Pack

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. Recently, we shared a brand new Softball League Layout Pack. To help you get your website up and running as soon as possible, we’re sharing a global header & […]
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How to Use the WordPress Event Block by Automattic

Automattic, the parent company for WordPress, has already published some of the most well-known WP plugins out there. WooCommerce, Jetpack, Akismet, BuddyPress, bbPress…and the list goes on. Now, they have added another powerful plugin to their already-long list: Event Block. It’s an incredibly simple solution to let your users know what you have coming up. […]
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How to Easily Integrate Zoom Meetings & Webinars in WordPress

Do you want to easily integrate Zoom meetings and webinars in WordPress? By integrating WordPress with Zoom you can automatically enroll customers, visitors, and new members into Zoom video calls and webinars. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily integrate Zoom meetings and… Read More »
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iThemes Security 8.0 Brings New Design, Features

Let’s take a look at iThemes Security 8.0, the most user-friendly, easy to configure, best-looking WordPress security plugin to secure and protect your WordPress website! A Note On Updating to iThemes Security 8.0 If you manually update to iThemes Security 8.0 from an earlier version of the plugin, you may see an error message in […]
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: July 2021, Part 4

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. Each vulnerability will have a severity rating of Low, Medium, High, or Critical. Responsible disclosure and […]
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Download a FREE Product Category Page Template for Divi’s Spice Shop Layout Pack

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. This time around we’re building upon the Spice Shop Layout Pack with a brand new product category page template that matches the rest of the layout pack perfectly. Hope […]
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WordPress Block Directory: How to Access & Use It

If you have ever searched for a specific block in the Gutenberg block editor, then you’ve seen the WordPress Block Directory and may not have even known it. Introduced in version 5.5 and enhanced in WordPress 5.8 with patterns, the Block Directory works very similarly to the theme or plugin repositories at WordPress.org. The difference […]
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How to Add Expires Headers in WordPress (2 Methods)

Do you want to learn how to add expires headers in WordPress? Expires headers are rules that let web browsers know whether to load a web page resource like images from the visitor’s browser cache or from your server. These can help improve the performance… Read More »
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Why Website Security Matters to Your Business: 7 Tips to Keep You Safe

Have you ever thought about why website security matters to your business? If you lock your office door when you leave at the end of the day, or you keep your money in a safe, you have a basic idea of the part security plays in your business. What about when it comes to the […]
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How to Create a Sticky Background Mask with Divi

Divi’s sticky options enable you to build a ton of different designs for your websites. Today’s post adds another tutorial to the list of things you can achieve and it will hopefully help spark creativity. We’re going to show you how to create a sticky background mask, and have this mask follow the visitor on […]
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WordPress Pricing: How Much Does a WordPress Website Really Cost?

Despite being advertised as a free platform, WordPress pricing isn’t quite that simple. Sure, you can set up a free account on WordPress.com, however, the site comes with limitations that many users will likely outgrow. Then there’s the famous, free, open source, self-hosted WordPress.org software. True, it’s free to download, but (at the very least) […]
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You Reap What You Sow: 7 Tips for Business Success

You will reap what you sow, so are you sowing possibilities and opportunities or are you sowing problems? You sow a thought, you reap an action. You sow an action, you reap a habit. You sow a habit, you reap a character. You sow a character you reap a destiny. – Wiseman The choices you […]
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Get a FREE Softball League Layout Pack for Divi

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative; where each week, we give away a brand new, free Divi Layout Pack from our design team to you. For this week, our design team has created an exciting new Softball League Layout Pack. This crowd-pleasing softball league […]
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6 Content Curation Tools for Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Is curated content part of your marketing strategy? It’s challenging to only share resources you’ve created yourself. But when you share useful information from other creators, you keep your audience engaged and learning every step of the way, whether they’re learning from you or another creator you admire. Content curation tools can help make the […]
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How to Edit HTML in WordPress Code Editor (Beginner’s Guide)

Are you looking for an easy way to edit HTML on your WordPress website? HyperText Markup Language or HTML is a code that tells a web browser how to display the content on your web pages. Editing HTML comes in handy for advanced customization and… Read More »
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How to Design a Fluid Hero Section in Divi

A website’s hero section is one of the best candidates for fluid design. Unlike traditional responsive design that adjusts at different breakpoints, fluid design scales seamlessly with the browser viewport and keeps the design consistent on any device. After all, the hero section is the first thing users see on a website. You may have […]
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Easy Affiliate – WordPress Affiliate Plugin: An Overview and Review

An affiliate program is one of the best ways to get sales, subscriptions, and conversions. When done right, it can enable you to grow your business much faster than it would organically or through traditional online marketing. The only problem is that WordPress doesn’t offer an affiliate system out of the box. That means you’ll […]
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How to Remove the Divi Sidebar Border

One thing almost every Divi user wants to know how to do with the Divi theme is remove the sidebar border. Fortunately, this is a simple task. It can be done with code, but more importantly, it’s easy to do with the Divi Theme Builder. In this article, we’ll show you how to remove the […]
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WordPress vs Weebly: Which One is Better for Your Business?

Website builders are everywhere these days. WordPress is the dominant platform with well over 1/3 of the internet having been built with it. A slew of other site builders have popped up to demand their fair share of the market though. One of the big players is Weebly, a free service that made a name […]
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Why Working from Home Is Tough: 3 Traps to Avoid

Working from home can be challenging. Not only do you have the normal, day-to-day issues of work to deal with, but you compound those with the needs/wants/demands of the people around you.  What do you do to find a way to make your work-from-home situation work for you so you don’t end up running away […]
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Divi Design Showcase: New Submissions from July 2021

It’s that time again for our monthly Divi Showcase, where we take a look at ten amazing Divi websites made by our community members. Each month we showcase the best Divi websites that were submitted from our community and today we want to share with you the top ten websites for the month of July. […]
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WordPress 5.8: What’s New in this Major Update to WordPress Core?

WordPress 5.8 is a major milestone in the modern WordPress development cycle. Ever since WordPress 5.o and the inclusion of the Gutenberg block editor as the default post/page editor, the Core team has been moving toward full-site editing using that software. WordPress 5.8 includes the first public iteration of that feature. The update also includes […]
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20 Best WordPress Education Themes for Teachers in 2021

Are you looking for the best WordPress education themes for teachers? Many teachers create websites for a second income and focus on it during the summer months. With a professional design and a beginner-friendly layout, you can engage parents and students on your website. In… Read More »
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Make Your Best Photos Shine

Photos on your website can be a representation of who you are, what you do, or what you love. We want your photos to show to your visitors as best they possibly can, no matter what kind of device they are using.
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What is Website Security? 8 Website Security Basics

Knowing the security basics is essential to staying safe. Knowing the website security basics is no different. You wouldn’t walk alone by yourself down a dark alley (or most of us wouldn’t). It’ security 101. You wouldn’t take a boat handed up to you from a clown in the sewer. It’s security 101. But how […]
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Download a FREE Product Page Template for Divi’s Homemade Cookies Layout Pack

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. This time around we’re building upon the Homemade Cookies Layout Pack with a brand new Product Page template that matches the rest of the layout pack perfectly. Hope you […]
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How to Fix the Are You Sure You Want to Do This? Error in WordPress

Some WordPress errors are helpful enough to tell you exactly what the problem is, like “destination folder already exists.” Other errors, though, are vague, and none is more of a head-scratcher than the “Are you sure you want to do this?” WordPress error. The biggest problem with this specific WordPress error is that it isn’t […]
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How to Change the Link Color in WordPress (Beginner’s Guide)

Do you want to learn how to change the link color in WordPress? Changing your link color gives you more control over the design of your website and can make it easier for your visitors to navigate. In this article, we’ll show you how to… Read More »
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Download a FREE Header & Footer for Divi’s Homemade Cookies Layout Pack

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. Recently, we shared a brand new Homemade Cookies Layout Pack. To help you get your website up and running as soon as possible, we’re sharing a global header & […]
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: July 2021, Part 3

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. Responsible disclosure and reporting of vulnerabilities is an integral part of keeping […]
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WordPress vs GoDaddy Website Builder: Which Should You Use?

If there is a more ubiquitous and well-known name in websites than GoDaddy, then it’s at the top of a very, very short list. GoDaddy has made a name for itself by being the Everything For Everybody web service, from web hosting to domain registration to website selling and now template-based, WYSIWYG website building. In […]
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How to Improve Your 404 Page Template in WordPress (2 Ways)

Do you want to improve your 404 page template in WordPress? Improving the default WordPress 404 page can help create a better user experience, reduce bounce rate, and increase pageviews. In this article, we’ll show you how to customize your 404 page template in WordPress,… Read More »
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What’s New in WordPress 5.8 (Features and Screenshots)

WordPress 5.8 was released earlier today, and it is the second major release of 2021. This new release is coming with some major new features and improvements. These changes introduce new creative ways to work on your WordPress website. In this article, we’ll share what’s… Read More »
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WordPress 5.8 Tatum

Introducing 5.8 “Tatum”, our latest and greatest release, named in honor of the legendary jazz pianist Art Tatum. This release includes an all new widget editor powered by blocks, major technical tools for building block themes, as well as newly streamlined workflow tools.
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How to add CSS Backdrop Filter Effects to a Sticky Header in Divi

Adding CSS backdrop-filter effects is a fun and unique way to boost the design of a sticky header menu. What makes the backdrop-filter CSS property so unique is that it allows you to apply filter effects to the area behind an element. This is a perfect option for sticky headers because the design of your […]
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WordPress 5.8: Top 20 Features & Improvements

WordPress 5.8 is slated for release on July 20, 2021, as the second of three major WordPress core releases of the year. The biggest thing to know about WordPress 5.8 is simply this: we’re full speed ahead with Full Site Editing (FSE) using the WordPress block editor. In addition, WordPress 5.8 brings a host of improvements […]
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Stripe vs PayPal: How to Know When to Use One or the Other (or Both)

If you’re making an online purchase, chances are high that you’ll end up using either Stripe vs PayPal to pay for it. Both processors have a large international foothold, but especially dominate in the US. That means if you want to launch an online store that caters to as many customers as possible, you’ll want […]
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6 Best Dropbox Plugins for WordPress

Looking for the best Dropbox plugins for WordPress? Dropbox is one of the most popular free cloud storage providers. Using cloud storage to save your WordPress backups, media files, and other important documents is a great strategy. Your documents and files will remain safe no… Read More »
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Do You Know Who You Are? 7 Questions to Ask to Define Your Unique Purpose

You have to find out who you are and you have to turn that understanding into your unique purpose. “Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” – Dolly Parton Do you wonder why you are here or what your purpose may be? Do you look around and think you just know you […]
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Get a FREE Homemade Cookies Layout Pack for Divi

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new, free Divi Layout Packs from our design team to you. This time around, Kenny and his team have created a beautiful Homemade Cookies Layout Pack that’ll help you get your […]
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WP Briefing: Episode 13: Cherishing WordPress Diversity

In this episode, Josepha Haden Chomphosy discusses the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the fabric of the WordPress project and how we can move from a place of welcoming it to cherishing it. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits […]
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WooCommerce vs Shopify: Which eCommerce Platform Is Right for You?

WooCommerce vs Shopify is a tough match-up. Shopify claims that over 1,700,00 businesses use its platform. WooCommerce, on the other hand, has more than five million active installations. That means we’re talking about two eCommerce giants, with each taking an entirely different approach to helping you build an online store. In this article, we’re going […]
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How to Change Background Color in WordPress (Beginner’s Guide)

Are you looking for an easy way to change the background color of your WordPress website? The background color of your website plays an important role in your design and branding, and in making your content more readable. In this article, we will show you… Read More »
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Download a FREE Product Page Template for Divi’s Candle Making Layout Pack

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. This time around we’re building upon the Candle Making Layout Pack with a brand new Product Page template that matches the rest of pack perfectly. Hope you enjoy it! […]
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8 Best WordPress Popup Plugins

Whether you’re looking to increase newsletter signups, generate more leads, or boost subscribers, adding opt-in and popup forms to your site can help. Plus, thanks to the many WordPress popup plugins available, you have plenty of options to choose from. However, deciding which tool is the right one for you can be time-consuming. In this […]
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Download a FREE Header and Footer Template for Divi’s Bushcraft Layout Pack

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. Recently, we shared a brand new Bushcraft Layout Pack. To help you get your website up and running as soon as possible, we’re sharing a global header & footer […]
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