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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: April 2020, Part 2

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of April, 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 Easily Add an Affiliate Program in WooCommerce

Do you want to add an affiliate program in WooCommerce? Adding an affiliate program to your eCommerce store is a great way to encourage customers and other marketers to promote your products. The challenge is that WooCommerce does not come with a built-in affiliate management… Read More »
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How to install a LAMP stack

With everything changing, it can be difficult to adjust to the “new normal”. You may be considering taking your business online. With every online business, you need a website. If you just purchased a VPS (virtual private server), but surprisingly, there is only a command-line, don’t worry. In this post, we will discuss how to […]
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How to install a LAMP stack

With everything changing, it can be difficult to adjust to the “new normal”. You may be considering taking your business online. With every online business, you need a website. If you just purchased a VPS (virtual private server), but surprisingly, there is only a command-line, don’t worry. In this post, we will discuss how to […]
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How To Teach Online Yoga Classes with WordPress

Are you a yoga teacher who wants to teach your classes online? While it might seem complicated, it’s actually pretty easy to do. Lots of yoga teachers are holding live classes daily. And others are offering yoga courses online that people can do at their… Read More »
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7 Best Backlink Checker Tools – Free & Paid Options (Compared)

Do you want to see where your backlinks are coming from? Or check on a competitor’s backlinks? Backlinks can help boost your search rankings and increase your traffic. In this guide, we’ll compare the best backlink checker tools that you can use to audit your… Read More »
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How to Display Recent Posts in WordPress

Do you want to show your recent posts in WordPress? Displaying recent posts help users easily discover your new content and spend more time on your site. You can add a list of your latest posts in your sidebar, after the end of your post… Read More »
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New! BackupBuddy Dashboard Restore Now Supports Google Drive!

We’ve been hard at work continuing to add Dashboard Restore support to more BackupBuddy Remote Destinations. Today we are excited to bring you a new and improved Google Drive destination with full BackupBuddy Dashboard Restore support. Current BackupBuddy, Plugin Suite and Toolkit customers will find version 8.5.6 of the BackupBuddy plugin available as an automatic update […]
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How to Schedule Coupons in WooCommerce (and Save Time)

Have you ever wanted to schedule coupons on your online store? Scheduling coupons allows you to easily run seasonal or time-sensitive sale campaigns without having to worry about turning it on / off at specific times. In this guide, we’ll share our step by step… Read More »
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How to Fix WordPress Not Sending Email Issue

One of the most commonly asked questions on WPBeginner is how to fix WordPress not sending email problem. Many of our beginner level users ask us why their contact form plugin is not sending emails, or why they are not seeing any WordPress notifications. In… Read More »
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How to Block Contact Form Spam in WordPress (5 Proven Ways)

Are you getting a lot of spam messages through your website contact form? This can be really frustrating and time consuming to deal with. The good news is that there are automated ways to stop contact form spam in WordPress. In this article, we will… Read More »
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Expert Advice: Get Started on Your New Website

Starting a new website can be a bit overwhelming but we’re here to help! Beginning Monday, April 20th, WordPress.com will host free, 30-minute live webinars to cover those initial questions that come up as you start to build your website. Each day will cover a different topic, all designed to …
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7 Best WordPress Plugins to Clone or Duplicate a Site (Compared)

Do you want to move your site to a new web host? Or perhaps you want to create a staging version of your site where you can try out new plugins without affecting your live site. You can move your site manually, but it is… Read More »
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WordPress Custom Fields 101: Tips, Tricks, and Hacks

Custom fields are a handy WordPress feature that allows you to add various additional data / information to your WordPress posts and pages. A lot of popular WordPress plugins and themes use custom fields to store important data. You can also use custom fields to… Read More »
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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: April 2020, Part 1

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first half of April, 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 a Welcome Mat for Your WordPress Site (+ Examples)

Do you want to add a full-screen welcome mat to your website? A welcome mat is a full screen dynamic overlay that can help you get more newsletter subscribers, eBook downloads, sales to your products, etc. In this article, we’ll share how to create a… Read More »
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How to Add Navigation Menu in WordPress (Beginner’s Guide)

Do you want to add a navigation menu to your WordPress site? WordPress comes with a drag and drop menu interface that you can use to create header menus, menus with dropdown options, and more. In this step by step guide, we will show you… Read More »
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How to Buy a Domain Name That is Taken (9 Pro Tips)

We often hear from readers who want to buy a domain name that’s already been taken. If you’re in that position, then you might be wondering how to go about getting hold of a domain name that someone already owns. The easiest solution would be… Read More »
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21 Best WordPress Themes for Fitness Blogs (2020)

Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for fitness blogs or gym websites? As a fitness website owner, you may be looking for a theme with a specific look and features to help you promote your training, services, and products. In this article, we… Read More »
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How to Fix Common Image Issues in WordPress

WordPress comes with some pretty neat tools to manage and edit images. You can easily upload images, align them, and even edit them inside WordPress. Most beginners are not aware of these WordPress image editing features. It takes users a while to discover out some… Read More »
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How to Create a Buy One Get One Free Offer in WooCommerce

Do you want to create “buy one get one” (BOGO) offers in your WooCommerce store? BOGO deals are an effective way to drive more sales and win new customers. While it’s not a built-in feature in WooCommerce, you can easily add it using a WooCommerce… Read More »
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10 Best WordPress Membership Plugins for 2020

One of the greatest qualities of the WordPress ecosystem is its ability to build a community based on interests of any type or personal preference. There have always been membership plugins in varying degrees of complexity. In 2020 there are some very good membership plugins on the horizon. Some plugins allow you to just add […]
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How Churches Can Offer Online Sermons with WordPress

Do you need an easy way to share sermons with your church members online? Recording and uploading sermons to your church website is a great way to reach members who can’t attend church. This can also help you to attract new church members as well.… Read More »
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How to Perform a WordPress Security Audit (Complete Checklist)

Do you want to perform a WordPress security audit to make sure that your website is secure? WordPress out of the box is very secure. However, if you suspect that something is not right with your website, then you may want to perform a complete… Read More »
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How to Perform a WordPress Security Audit (Complete Checklist)

Do you want to perform a WordPress security audit to make sure that your website is secure? WordPress out of the box is very secure. However, if you suspect that something is not right with your website, then you may want to perform a complete… Read More »
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How to Set Up Online Food Ordering for Restaurants in WordPress

Do you want to set up online food ordering for your restaurant? Whether it’s a brand new venture, or you’ve been serving customers in person for years, offering food delivery can help boost your profits. Setting up an online food ordering service may sound too… Read More »
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How Freelancers Manage Finances

Part of being a freelancer means dealing with unpredictable income. Managing finances for freelancers requires close management. But, what if I told you there’s a way to shift from unpredictable income to more steady income that you can count on? Would you believe me? I’ve personally put these tips into practice and shared them with […]
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7 Best Data Visualization WordPress Plugins (Charts & Infographics)

Do you want to show colorful charts, graphs, pictograms, or infographics on your website? Data visualization makes it easier for users to understand the data that you’re sharing. Depending on your goals, there are a number of WordPress plugins and tools that you can use… Read More »
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The Month in WordPress: March 2020

The month of March was both a tough and exciting time for the WordPress open-source project. With COVID-19 declared a pandemic, in-person events have had to adapt quickly – a challenge for any community. March culminated with the release of WordPress 5.4, an exhilarating milestone only made possible by dedicated contributors. For all the latest, […]
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The First Shift To Creating Recurring Revenue

As freelancers, we all face many of the same challenges and I love nothing more than to share the things I’ve learned along the way to help you grow your business. When I switched my focus to creating recurring revenue, it changed my business. I have, personally, made all the mistakes one could make in […]
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How to Run a Virtual Classroom Online with WordPress (Tools)

Do you want to run a virtual class online? Creating an online virtual classroom may sound too technical or expensive. Or maybe you just can’t imagine it working at all. But you’d be surprised to hear how many types of classes could go virtual. You… Read More »
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How Personal Trainers Can Offer Online Workouts with WordPress

Are you a personal trainer looking to take your workouts online and offer your services to more people? Putting your workouts online isn’t hard. You can learn how to use these simple, but powerful tools quickly in your spare time. In this article, we’ll show… Read More »
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The New Normal. We Want to Help You. Here’s How We’re Starting.

The last few weeks have felt like a year in many cases and I’m afraid that we’re just getting started. It is a scary time during this worldly crisis. We are all in this together and experiencing changes to the global economy, global workforce and life of staying close to home. As we moved our […]
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How to Disable Fullscreen Editor in WordPress

Do you want to disable the fullscreen editor in WordPress? After the update, WordPress 5.4 now opens the post and page editor in fullscreen mode by default. While this distraction-free mode offers a clean and easy to use experience, some users may want to go… Read More »
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What’s New in WordPress 5.4 (Features and Screenshots)

WordPress 5.4 was released earlier today, and it is the first major release of 2020. This new release is packed with a lot features, many of them are focused around the WordPress block editor. This release will massively improve the way you create content on… Read More »
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WordPress 5.4 “Adderley”

Version 5.4 "Adderley" of WordPress is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. This version brings you more ways to make content come alive with your best images and helps make your vision real by putting blocks in the perfect place.
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Learn How to Use BigCommerce for WordPress to Sell Products on Your Site


Do you want to start selling products on your WordPress website without bogging down your site, or buying dozens of expensive add-ons? In this easy, 13-part course, we'll show you how to use BigCommerce for WordPress to start selling products on your site in about 30 minutes.
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9 Best Church Website Builders of 2020 (Easy for Beginners)

Have you been tasked with creating a website for your church? If you’re not a professional web designer or developer, this can be a daunting task. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to create a church website that looks great and… Read More »
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Guide to Error 4001 in BackupBuddy

While using BackupBuddy, you may sometimes experience errors. These errors can frequently lead to headaches, so understanding what this error means will help you in your troubleshooting process. Each error has its specified number, so make sure to remember this number as it often indicates what exactly went wrong during the backup process. You can […]
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How to Create an Online Order Form in WordPress (Step by Step)

Several of our readers have been asking how to create an online order form, so customers can easily place their orders on the website. If you’re running a business like a restaurant or a physical store, you might not want to create a whole online… Read More »
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How to Create Custom Single Post Templates in WordPress

Do you want to create a custom single post template in WordPress? Custom single post templates allow you to use different layouts for your individual blog posts. Many WordPress themes come with a few different page templates, and you can also create your own if… Read More »
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WordPress 5.4 RC5

The fifth release candidate for WordPress 5.4 is live! WordPress 5.4 is currently scheduled to land on March 31 2020, and we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.4 yet, now is the time! You can test the WordPress 5.4 release candidate in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge nightlies” option) […]
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