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The Ultimate WordPress Admin Guide: 7 Things to Know

Complete control over your website is one of the most appealing features of WordPress. However, if this is your first time as a WordPress admin, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed. After all, there’s a lot more to running a website than just picking your favorite theme and installing some plugins. Stepping into the […]
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How to Show Personalized Content to Different Users in WordPress

Do you want to show different content to different users in WordPress? Sometimes you may want to show custom content to users from specific locations, on specific dates, or other conditions. Website personalization is not available in WordPress out of the box. However there are… Read More »
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iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – User Logging

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we will highlight a feature in the iThemes Security Pro plugin and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we cover the User Logging feature in iThemes Security Pro. Why We Developed User Logging The iThemes Security […]
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How to Copy and Paste in WordPress without Formatting Issues

Recently, a reader asked us how to copy and paste items into WordPress without causing formatting issues? Often when you are copying and pasting content from a desktop app or a web page, you end up pasting unwanted formatting too. This does not match your… Read More »
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What is PHP and Why it is Used?

PHP is a server-side scripting language used for the development of web applications, dynamic websites and static websites. PHP was originally an abbreviation for “personal home pages” but has since been changed to “hypertext pre-processor.” In this guide, we’ll cover more about what is PHP and the basics of PHP. Let’s dive in. Basics of […]
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7 Best Twitter Plugins for WordPress in 2020 (Compared)

Are you looking for the best Twitter plugins for WordPress? Perhaps you want to include your recent tweets on your site or encourage visitors to share your content. In this article, we’ll share the best Twitter plugins for WordPress that will help you grow your… Read More »
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Ultimate Guide to Hire a WordPress Developer

Looking to hire a WordPress developer? Maybe you’re building a website or starting a business online, and realized you need help accomplishing specific features or functionality for your website. Sure, you could probably figure things out on your own with enough patience and research. But is it truly the best use or your time? If […]
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How to Create a Local WordPress Site Using XAMPP

Do you want to create a local WordPress site on your computer using XAMPP? Installing WordPress on your computer helps you try out WordPress, test themes and plugins, and learn WordPress development. In this article, we will show you how to easily create a local… Read More »
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New! Banned Users Gets an Upgrade in iThemes Security Pro 6.7.0

The iThemes Security Pro Banned Users feature just got an upgrade. Banned Users version now gives you more flexibility on how bans are enforced on your website. Plus, with the new Banned Users Security Card, you can manage your bans directly from your WordPress Security Dashboard. Current iThemes Security Pro, Plugin Suite & Toolkit customers […]
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How to Edit the Footer in WordPress (Step by Step)

Do you need to edit the footer area of your WordPress website? The footer area appears at the bottom of each page on your WordPress site., There are several different ways website owners can utilize this area and make it more useful for their website… Read More »
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How to Move a WordPress Website to a New Domain

Need to move a WordPress website to a new domain? The good news is that it is possible to move an entire website to a new URL or domain. In this post, we’ll cover a step-by-step guide for how to move a WordPress site or blog to a new domain. Reasons to Move a WordPress […]
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iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – Privilege Escalation

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we are going to highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are going to cover Privilege Escalation, the most underutilized feature in iThemes Security Pro. Why We Developed […]
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How to Make a Print on Demand Shop in WordPress

Do you want to create a print on demand shop in WordPress? You can use print on demand shop as a new online business idea, or use it to sell t-shirts and other swags to support your existing brand. In this article, we will show… Read More »
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Ultimate Guide to Becoming a WordPress Consultant

Becoming a renowned WordPress consultant takes time, patience, resilience, energy, and determination. You may have learned to install WordPress and tweak themes but you have a long way to go before you can market your services as a consultant.  To be an expert in this field, you need the skills to work on the WordPress […]
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14 Best AI Chatbots Software for Your Website (Compared)

Are you looking for the best chatbot software for your site? Chatbots allow you to free up time by automatically answering common customer questions. They can also be used to generate leads, improve user experience, and make more sales. In this article, we have handpicked… Read More »
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The Complete Guide to WordPress Shortcodes

Prior to the WordPress block editor, WordPress shortcodes were one of the best things to hit the WordPress editor to make it easier to edit and add specific plugin and theme functions to pages, posts and other sections of a WordPress website.  With the move to the block editor, what does this mean for most […]
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How to Easily Add Custom CSS to Your WordPress Site

Sometimes you may find yourself needing to add Custom CSS in your WordPress site. Perhaps it’s because you’re following a tutorial on WPBeginner or our YouTube channel. For most beginners, using FTP is too confusing, but there are other ways to add custom CSS. In… Read More »
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How to Easily Add Custom CSS to Your WordPress Site

Sometimes you may find yourself needing to add Custom CSS in your WordPress site. Perhaps it’s because you’re following a tutorial on WPBeginner or our YouTube channel. For most beginners, using FTP is too confusing, but there are other ways to add custom CSS. In… Read More »
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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: September 2020, Part 1

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first half of September, so we want to keep you aware. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are running one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup […]
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How to Create an RSVP Form in WordPress (Easy)

Are you planning a big event like a birthday party, fundraiser, or even a wedding? Then you need an easy way to collect RSVPs from your guests. If you run a WordPress website, then you can easily add an RSVP form without writing any code.… Read More »
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iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – Version Management

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are going to cover Version Management, a great tool that makes managing updates of WordPress or themes and plugins a […]
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How to Change Sender Name in Outgoing WordPress Email

Do you want to change the default sender name and email address for outgoing WordPress emails? By default, WordPress uses ‘WordPress’ as the sender name for all outgoing WordPress notification emails. This doesn’t look very professional, and you may want to change that to your… Read More »
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How to Remove the Date from WordPress URLs

Do you want to remove the date from your WordPress URLs? WordPress comes with an SEO friendly URL structure. This includes several link formats including one that adds dates to your WordPress post URLs. In this article, we will show you how to easily remove… Read More »
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WordPress Plugin Roundup – September 2020

Each month, we recap the best WordPress plugins that were added or updated within the last 30 days on the WordPress Plugin Directory. Here’s a list of our favorite new or recently-updated plugins for September 2020. 1. Unsplash With Unsplash for WordPress, searching the internet’s largest library of freely usable images for your posts and […]
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9 Best Lead Generation WordPress Plugins (Powerful)

Are you looking for the best lead generation plugins for WordPress? Using the right lead generation tools can help you get more customers and sales faster, so you can grow your business. In this article, we will share some of the best lead generation WordPress… Read More »
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9 Best Lead Generation WordPress Plugins (Powerful)

Are you looking for the best lead generation plugins for WordPress? Using the right lead generation tools can help you get more customers and sales faster, so you can grow your business. In this article, we will share some of the best lead generation WordPress… Read More »
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BackupBuddy University: 7 Types of Backup Email Notifications

BackupBuddy’s email notifications are a useful feature to enable so you always know the status of your website backups. You can get email updates about your scheduled backups, remote destination file transfers and Stash Live Snapshots, plus important notifications if your backups encounter issues. In this guide, we’ll cover the different types of email notifications […]
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How to Password Protect Your WordPress Forms

Do you want to password protect a form on your WordPress website? Normally, when you add a form to your website, it is visible to all users who can see that page. If you want to protect a WordPress form and limit its access to… Read More »
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The Top 10 Things To Do After Installing iThemes Security Pro

iThemes Security Pro is jam-packed full of 50+ security methods to secure and protect your WordPress website. That is a ton of options! If you find yourself not knowing where to start after installing iThemes Security Pro, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In this post, we will cover the top 10 things to do […]
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How to Install WordPress in a Subdirectory (Step by Step)

Do you want to install WordPress in a subdirectory? Installing WordPress in a subdirectory allows you to run multiple WordPress instances under the same domain or even a subdomain name. In this article, we will show you how to install WordPress in a subdirectory without… Read More »
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WordPress 5.5.1 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.5.1 is now available! This maintenance release features 34 bug fixes, 5 enhancements, and 5 bug fixes for the block editor. These bugs affect WordPress version 5.5, so you’ll want to upgrade. You can download WordPress 5.5.1 directly, or visit the Dashboard → Updates screen and click Update Now. If your sites support automatic background updates, they’ve already started the update process. […]
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Restrict Content Pro is Joining the iThemes Family!

Today, I am extremely excited to share that iThemes has acquired Restrict Content Pro, the best membership plugin for WordPress sites.  Having built and maintained a membership site for the last 10+ years at iThemes.com, we know the power of membership sites and the opportunity to create a thriving community. Now we’re excited to bring […]
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How to Delete All Pending Comments in WordPress

Do you have a lot of pending comments in WordPress that you want to delete? This can easily happen if you get a lot of spam comments. Normally, deleting comments in WordPress is easy, but it gets trickier when there is a large number of… Read More »
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The Month in WordPress: August 2020

August was special for WordPress lovers, as one of the most anticipated releases, WordPress 5.5, was launched. The month also saw several updates from various contributor teams, including the soft-launch of the Learn WordPress project and updates to Gutenberg. Read on to find out about the latest updates from the WordPress world. WordPress 5.5 Launch […]
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iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – reCAPTCHA

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are going to cover reCAPTCHA, a powerful tool that will help you win your website’s battle against bad bots. What […]
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Coming Soon vs Maintenance Mode: What’s the Difference (Explained)

Recently, a reader asked us if there is a difference between coming soon mode and maintenance mode? The answer is: Yes. They are both used for different purposes and search engines treat coming soon mode differently from maintenance mode. In this article, we’ll explain the… Read More »
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7 Tips to Secure WordPress Users in 2020

The best way to secure your WordPress users in 2020 is by using a strong password and two-factor authentication. That seems pretty straightforward, right? The reality is that WordPress user security is a bit more nuanced. Whenever we talk about user security, we often hear questions like, should every WordPress user have the same security […]
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5 Best WordPress Request a Quote Plugins (Instant Quotes)

Are you looking for the best request a quote plugin for your WordPress website or WooCommerce store? Some businesses may not be able to list prices on their website. A request a quote form allows your customers to ask for the quote by providing the… Read More »
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BackupBuddy University: Stash Live

In this edition of BackupBuddy University, we cover Stash Live, BackupBuddy’s automatic, cloud-based WordPress backup feature. Stash Live is included for free for all BackupBuddy customers, with 1GB+ of free BackupBuddy Stash storage space. What is Stash Live? Stash Live is the automatic backup service that works with the BackupBuddy plugin. Stash Live continually watches […]
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How to Create a Questionnaire in WordPress (Easy Way)

Do you want to create a questionnaire in WordPress to survey your visitors or collect data? Getting feedback on your products or simply learning more about your users can help your business to succeed. In this article, we will show you how to easily create… Read More »
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New! Google Lighthouse Integration with iThemes Sync Pro

iThemes Sync Pro now gives you the ability to tap into the Google Lighthouse API to audit the performance, SEO, and accessibility of every website you have in your Sync dashboard. All you have to do is enter the URL you want to audit, and Sync Pro will use Google Lighthouse to run a series […]
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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: August 2020, Part 2

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of August, so we want to keep you aware. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are running one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup […]
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How to Add Featured Posts in WordPress Sidebar

Do you want to add a featured posts section in the sidebar of your WordPress website? Displaying your top content as featured posts in the sidebar can help you drive more traffic to your pillar articles. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily… Read More »
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Best WordPress Download Manager Plugins of 2020

The best WordPress download manager plugins can save you tons of time when your WordPress website has hundreds (or even thousands!) of media files. A WordPress download manager plugin can help organize your WordPress Media Library so it’s effortless to manage, and also provide additional functionality for file downloads with lots of related features. Some […]
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How to Embed a Facebook Group Feed in WordPress

Do you want to embed posts from your Facebook group on your WordPress website? Promoting your Facebook group on your WordPress website is a great way to boost engagement on your Facebook group. At the same time, it helps you get more traffic to your… Read More »
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iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – Password Requirements

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we are going to highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are shining the spotlight on the Password Requirements feature in iThemes Security Pro, which is a […]
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How to Write Math Equations in WordPress

Do you want to write math equations in WordPress? Writing math equations in WordPress is a bit difficult as the default WordPress editor does not come with full support for mathematical equations. In this article, we will show you how to easily write math equations… Read More »
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5 Advanced Tips & Tricks for iThemes Security Pro

The iThemes Security Pro plugin has over 50 different ways for you to secure and protect your WordPress website. You can enable most of the security methods in iThemes Security Pro with just a click of a button. However, if you can spare a few minutes to dive into the settings, you can add several […]
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21 Best WordPress Themes for Selling eBooks

Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for selling ebooks? There are dozens of WordPress themes designed to promote and sell digital products. You can easily select a professional theme that matches your requirements for design and features. In this article, we will share… Read More »
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BackupBuddy University: 10 Reasons to Use BackupBuddy Stash

When it comes to using BackupBuddy as your trusted WordPress backup plugin, you have options as to where you store your WordPress backup files for safe-keeping. As we covered in the Complete Guide to Remote Destinations for WordPress Backups, choosing a secure-off-site location for storing your backup files is always a good idea. Our favorite […]
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How to Create a Yes/No Optin for Your WordPress Site

Recently, one of our readers asked us how they could create a popup with Yes/No buttons? Perhaps you’ve seen these used in an email list optin, or another special offer on a big website. These multi-step Yes / No campaigns can be very effective in… Read More »
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WordPress 5.5 Breaking Websites: How to Fix

If you have a broken website after updating to WordPress 5.5, don’t panic. In this post, we’ll cover why WordPress 5.5 is breaking websites and how to fix it. What Changed in WordPress 5.5 to Break Websites? WordPress 5.5 turned off jQuery Migrate, a tool that WordPress has included for many years to help plugins […]
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What is WordPress? A Beginner’s Guide (FAQs + Pros and Cons)

WordPress is the world’s most popular website builder. It allows you to easily create websites, blogs, eCommerce stores and more. If you have been wondering what is WordPress, how does it work, and what you can use it for, then you are in the right… Read More »
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WordPress News Roundup – August 2020

August has been a busy month for WordPress news, so you may have missed a few headlines. In this post, we’ll cover all the major news in the WordPress ecosystem, from the WordPress 5.5 release on August 11, 2020, to plugin, theme and SEO news. In this webinar, Nathan walks through each of these news […]
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