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WordPress 5.5.3 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.5.3 is now available.  This maintenance release fixes an issue introduced in WordPress 5.5.2 which makes it impossible to install WordPress on a brand new website that does not have a database connection configured. This release does not affect sites where a database connection is already configured, for example, via one-click installers or an […]
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Install WordPress: The Essential Guide

Wondering how to properly install WordPress? You just landed on the right article. In this guide, we’ll dive into how the WordPress install process works, plus all of the different ways that WordPress can be installed on a server or even on your computer for development purposes. When it comes to installing WordPress, there are […]
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WordPress 5.5.2 Forces Enrollment into Beta Program

WordPress 5.5.2 was released on October 29, 200. The release included several bug and security fixes. The 5.5.2 release also included a bug that is being fixed. WP 5.5.2 Beta Enrollment Bug Unfortunately, it seems that websites were enrolled in the WordPress beta program after updating to WordPress 5.5.2. If you had previously enabled WordPress […]
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9 Best Knowledge Base Plugins for WordPress (Compared)

Are you looking for a knowledge base plugin for WordPress? A knowledge base plugin allows you to easily publish documentation, tutorials, and how-to articles. You can organize these resources efficiently while keeping them apart from your blog and landing pages. In this article, we’ll show… Read More »
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WordPress 5.5.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.5.2 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 14 bug fixes in addition to 10 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 3.7 have also been updated. WordPress 5.5.2 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next […]
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Download WordPress: The Essential Guide

If you’re ready to download WordPress, this guide will walk you through all the things you need to know about how the WordPress download process works. Downloading WordPress is quick and easy, but you may have a few more questions about how to get your WordPress website up and running. Let’s dive in! In this […]
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How to Easily Import and Export WordPress Users

Do you want to import and export WordPress users from one website to another? This could be really helpful when you are merging multiple sites and want to automatically shift all users to the new site. In this article, we will show you how to… Read More »
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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: October 2020, Part 2

Quite a few new WordPress plugin vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of October. 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 is divided into three different categories: […]
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How to Prevent Text Selection and Copy/Paste in WordPress (Easy)

Recently, one of our readers asked us how they can prevent text selection and copy/paste in WordPress? Many publishers who want to stop people from stealing their content may want to apply this. This basically just makes it a bit harder for people to copy… Read More »
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WordPress 5.6 Beta 2

WordPress 5.6 beta 2 is now available for testing! This software is still in development, so we recommend that you run this version on a test site. You can test the WordPress 5.6 beta in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge nightlies” option). Or download the beta here (zip). WordPress 5.6 is slated for […]
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WordPress Tags: The Essential Guide

The subject of WordPress tags tends to attract a good amount of interest (and at times conflict) among uses. And while the interest in WordPress tags is good, the conflict isn’t necessary once we fully understand the actual purpose of tags in WordPress. In this guide we’ll cover a definition of WordPress tags, how they […]
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How to Add Email Subscriptions to Your WordPress Blog

Do you want to make it easy for readers to subscribe to your WordPress blog? Many businesses miss out on the benefits of having a direct connection with their audience through email. By having people subscribe to your email list, you can increase traffic, make… Read More »
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What is a Content Management System? The Ultimate Guide

A content management system (CMS) is a digital platform that gives you the ability to create, store and share digital content. Today, the primary use of a content management system is for website creation and website management. In this guide, we’ll take a close look at everything about content management systems. Not only will we […]
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How to Easily Add Interactive 360 Degree Images in WordPress

Do you want to add interactive 360 degree images to your WordPress site? Interactive 360 degree images can be used to create virtual tours or allow users to interact with product images with multiple angles. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily add… Read More »
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How to Update WordPress: The Essential Guide

Knowing how to update your WordPress site is an important responsibility of being a WordPress website owner or admin. Keeping up with WordPress updates is vital to the security and overall functionality of your website. Fortunately, you’ve landed on the essential guide for how to update your WordPress site. In this guide, we’ll give you […]
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9 Best WordPress Facebook Plugins to Grow Your Blog

Are you looking for the best Facebook plugins for WordPress? Facebook is the world’s largest social media platform with more than 2 billion monthly active users. That’s why there are many WordPress Facebook plugins that can help you maximize your online presence. In this article,… Read More »
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What is WordPress Core? WordPress Core Explained

The term “WordPress core” encompasses all the foundational files that a WordPress website requires to work. In this article, we’re going to take a look in detail at the core of WordPress. By the end, you’ll know exactly what WordPress core means, what it does, how you can contribute to WordPress, and a lot more. […]
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How to Automatically Translate WordPress (Easy Method)

Do you want to automatically translate your WordPress site into other languages? There are few different ways to translate your WordPress site: you can manual translations yourself, hire translators, or use AI powered translation tools which have gotten quite good over the years. In this… Read More »
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Top 10 WordPress Security Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

WordPress security mistakes are easy to make. The most common mistakes in your WordPress security can be based on outdated information, common WordPress security myths or just not knowing WordPress security best practices. While WordPress itself is secure, avoiding WordPress security mistakes requires a little bit of effort from site owners. In this post, we’ll […]
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Welcome PushEngage to the WPBeginner Family of Products

Today, I’m extremely excited to share that PushEngage has joined Awesome Motive, and it is now part of the WPBeginner family of products. PushEngage is a leading push notification software with over 10,000+ customers in 150+ countries who use the platform to reliably send over… Read More »
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Welcome PushEngage to the WPBeginner Family of Products

Today, I’m extremely excited to share that PushEngage has joined Awesome Motive, and it is now part of the WPBeginner family of products. PushEngage is a leading push notification software with over 10,000+ customers in 150+ countries who use the platform to reliably send over… Read More »
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New! iThemes Security Pro Adds Member Login Security for Restrict Content Pro

Today we want to share some powerful new WordPress security integrations between iThemes Security Pro, our WordPress security plugin, and Restrict Content Pro, our favorite WordPress membership plugin. As you may have heard, Restrict Content Pro recently joined the iThemes family. As our first big plugin integration announcement, we’re excited to add the best account […]
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How to Track Website Visitors to Your WordPress Site

Are you looking for an easy way to track your website visitors in WordPress? Tracking the number of website visitors on your site can help you get insights to grow your business. You can better understand your audience, look at which posts they like, where… Read More »
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Why WordPress? 15 Reasons to Use WordPress

Why should you use WordPress? Because it’s awesome. There are a ton of reasons why WordPress is a quality platform for building websites. In this guide, we’ll unpack 20 solid reasons why WordPress is such a great option for building a blog or website. 1. Easy to Use First and foremost, WordPress is easy to use. WordPress […]
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Themes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – User Security Check

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 are going to cover the User Security Check, an easy way for you to audit the strength of […]
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How to Fix WordPress Updating Failed / Publishing Failed Error

Are you trying to fix the WordPress updating failed or publishing failed error on your website? Sometimes when editing a post or page, you may see the updating failed or publishing failed error. This error does not give any clues, which makes it particularly difficult… Read More »
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WordPress PHP Update Required: How to Update the PHP Version of Your WordPress Website

Have you recently gotten the “WordPress PHP Update Required” message on your WordPress website or blog? If so, there’s no need to worry! In this guide, we’ll cover why you saw the PHP Update Required warning message, and show you how to update the PHP version of your WordPress website so you can resume normal […]
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12 WordPress Search Plugins to Improve Your Site Search

Are you looking for the best WordPress search plugin to improve your site search? We all know that the default WordPress search feature is quite limited. However, there are several WordPress search plugins that can help you improve the default search experience. In this article,… Read More »
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WordPress Caching: The Essential Guide

As a website owner, it’s important to know that WordPress caching is one of the most powerful tools you have at your disposal, even if you aren’t using it yet. Simply stated, caching WordPress can make your website fast. Really fast. A fast website leads to a positive UX (user experience) and improved SEO performance. […]
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How to Build an Email List in WordPress – Email Marketing 101

Do you want to create an email list in WordPress? Email marketing is the best way to stay in touch with your readers. And it’s much more effective for reaching your audience than social media alone. In this email marketing guide for beginners, we’ll show… Read More »
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