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How Do Websites Get Hacked?

As a WordPress website owner, you already know that security plays a big role in keeping your operations safe from hacks and malicious attacks. But how do websites get hacked exactly? What is the process by which hackers attempt, and often succeed, in taking down WordPress sites with their attacks? Even though the web has […]
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How To Create A Custom WordPress Block (Easy Way)

Do you want to create a custom Gutenberg block for your WordPress website? While WordPress comes with a lot of basic blocks for creating content, you might need something more custom for your website. In this article, we’ll show you an easy way to create… 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. But if you aren’t already convinced why you should use WordPress, we put together 15 solid reasons why WordPress is such a great option for building a blog or website. In this […]
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Get A FREE Photography Studio 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, the design team has created a beautiful Photography Studio Layout Pack that’ll help you get your next […]
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WP Briefing: Episode 31: Open Source & Accessibility– Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day With Guest Joe Devon

In the thirty-first episode of the WordPress Briefing, GAAD Co-Founder Joe Devon joins WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy to discuss Global Accessibility Awareness Day and the role of open source in accessibility. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Guest: Joe […]
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How To Fix WordPress Search Not Working (5 Common Errors)

Are you trying to fix issues with WordPress search not working on your website? While WordPress comes with basic search feature, it has some common errors and limitations that can keep your visitors from finding what they’re looking for. In this post, we’ll show you… Read More »
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Download A FREE Category Page Template For Divi’s Electrical Services 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 Electrical Services Layout Pack with a brand new Category Page Template that matches the rest of the pack perfectly. Hope you enjoy […]
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GoDaddy Managed WordPress Hosting Review

GoDaddy is one of the most well-known web companies around. Many people use the company for hosting a domain or two simply because of the affordability and awareness of the brand. In addition to those services, GoDaddy has a pretty big stake in the WordPress hosting realm as well. GoDaddy’s WordPress offerings have come under […]
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How To Add Background Masks And Patterns To Your Divi Header

Divi’s new background masks and patterns feature is more commonly used for sections on a page. But, we can also add them to headers as well! In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to add background masks and patterns to a Divi header template using the theme builder. This is a great way to create […]
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How To Manage WordPress Sites: 75 Tasks To Keep Your Site Running Smoothly

Managing a WordPress site means performing daily, weekly and monthly tasks to help your site run smoothly. Use this checklist to help you manage WordPress sites either for yourself or your web design clients. 75 WordPress Site Management Tasks & Tips The list below includes both one-time tasks for newer WordPress sites and repetitive tasks […]
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WordPress 6.0: What’s New And What To Expect

When WordPress 5.9 was released, it introduced the innovative Full Site Editing feature. Now, WordPress will launch the second phase of the Gutenberg project: WordPress 6.0. To prepare for this new update, it’s essential to know what it will include.
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6 Best Patreon Alternatives To Monetize Your Audience In 2022

Are you looking for a Patreon alternative to make more money from your YouTube and other social channels? Patreon is a popular crowdfunding platform that helps content creators monetize their work. Fans can subscribe and pay a regular fee to support their favorite artist or… 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 on how to move a WordPress site or blog to a new domain. Reasons to Move a WordPress […]
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WordPress Vs GitHub Pages: Which Is Better For You?

WordPress and GitHub Pages offer two very different experiences when creating websites. With WordPress, you get a full-fledged Content Management System (CMS). GitHub Pages, on the other hand, is a hosting service for static content. In this article, we’re going to compare WordPress vs GitHub Pages and explain who should consider using each option. We’ll […]
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How To Add Document Collaboration In WordPress Block Editor (Google-Doc Style)

Do you want to add document collaboration and editing to the WordPress block editor, similar to Google Docs? Google Doc-style inline commenting can make collaboration and editing a lot easier in WordPress for multi-author blogs. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily add… Read More »
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WordPress Vulnerability Report – May 11, 2022

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. […]
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How To Secure Your Website Against Tabnapping And Browser Hijacking

How many times have you opened a tab, only to navigate away from it for a few minutes, hours, or even overnight? When you return to that tab, having to log in again isn’t unexpected. After all, who keeps track of each page’s refresh schedule and log-out timer? Not us! This type of behavior makes […]
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How To Sell Digital Downloads On WordPress (Beginner’s Guide)

Do you want to easily sell digital downloads online? Maybe you’re planning to sell ebooks, online courses, your own photography, digital art, music, or something else. No matter the type of digital product, WordPress makes it easy to sell these premium downloads and deliver them… Read More »
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How To Use Divi’s Gradient Repeat Option To Create Custom Background Patterns

Divi’s background options provide lots of ways to create background patterns. You can even create background patterns using only gradients. The Gradient Repeat option makes this simple and easy. In this post, we’ll see how to use Divi’s Gradient Repeat option to create custom background patterns. Let’s get started. What is Gradient Repeat The Gradient […]
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SQL Injection: A Guide For WordPress Users

If you’re serious about your website’s security, then it’s time to learn about the dangers of SQL injections and how you can combat them. In this guide, we’ll explain in detail what an SQL injection attack looks like, and the exact steps you need to take to avoid one. Let’s take a look. You’ll learn […]
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How To Add Next / Previous Links In WordPress (Ultimate Guide)

Do you want to add next / previous links in WordPress? Next and previous links are dynamic links that allow users to view the next or previous post. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily add next/previous links in WordPress and how to… 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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Get A FREE Therapy 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. This time around, the design team has created a Therapy Layout Pack that’ll help you get your next Therapy […]
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How To Accept ACH Payments In WordPress

Do you want to accept ACH payments on your WordPress website? ACH (Automated Clearing House) payments are a bank-to-bank payment method in the United States. ACH payments help save transaction fees for business owners since they are a lot lower than a credit card or… Read More »
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Download A FREE Blog Post Template For Divi’s Book Club 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 Book Club Layout Pack with a brand new blog post template that matches the rest of the pack perfectly. Hope you enjoy […]
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How To Manage Your Domain Using SiteGround’s Site Tools

Having a website without a domain name is like having a house without an address. Only once you have a domain will visitors know where to go to find your website. With SiteGround domain services, you can register and manage a URL so your site has somewhere to exist. You can also park other domains, […]
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How To Set A Default Featured Image In WordPress (Easy Way)

Do you want to set a default featured image in WordPress? Many themes use featured images (a.k.a post thumbnails) to make your content look more appealing and attention-grabbing. But finding the right featured image for each post can be time-consuming, and if you forget to… Read More »
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12 Ways To Offer WordPress Maintenance Services

If you build websites for clients, the work doesn’t end once the website has launched. Just like owning a car or home, a website needs ongoing maintenance, so it’s smart to offer a suite of ongoing WordPress maintenance services to bundle with your core service offering of building websites. Why Offer WordPress Maintenance Services? The […]
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How To Design A Background With Two Layers Of Gradients, Masks, And Patterns In Divi

If you are looking to design a creative background for your website, Divi has some powerful built-in design options for you to explore. We’ve already shown you how to combine Divi’s background gradients, masks, and patterns using the background options for a single section. But, today, we are pushing the limits of background design. In […]
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21 Best WordPress Full Site Editing Themes Of 2022 (Mostly Free)

Are you looking for the best full site editing WordPress themes? Full Site Editing (FSE) in WordPress gives you more control over your website design. It offers custom blocks for styling your website’s header, footer, sidebar, and other sections. In this article, we will share… Read More »
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The Month In WordPress – April 2022

This past month saw a lot of preparation work for WordPress 6.0, due to release on 24 May 2022. This major release brings exciting improvements – read on to find out more about the latest happenings in the WordPress project. WordPress 6.0 Release Candidate 1 The first release candidate (RC1) for WordPress 6.0 is now […]
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WordPress Taxonomies: The Ultimate Guide

WordPress taxonomies are something that many WordPress developers never use. Some have never even heard of a WordPress taxonomy. When WordPress 3.0 introduced hierarchical taxonomies nearly a decade ago, taxonomies became an even more useful tool in the toolkit of WordPress developers. On a high level, we can think of taxonomies as ways of grouping […]
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What Is CentOS Stream Server Software?

If you’re looking for the right platform for your web development projects, you might have come across CentOS Stream. This server software enables you to develop new applications. However, you may be wondering if it’s the right fit for your needs. Fortunately, we’ve put together this straightforward guide to help you decide. In this post, […]
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How To Find Your Saved Drafts In WordPress (Beginner’s Guide)

Are you trying to find your saved drafts in WordPress? Most of the time it’s easy to find your drafted posts and pages, but sometimes they can go missing. In this article, we will share several ways to find your saved drafts in WordPress. Why… Read More »
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How To Stress Test A Website On WordPress

Speed is crucial to your site’s success. In order to keep your visitors happy, you’ll want to make sure your website performs well at all times and can handle large amounts of traffic. However, you might not know how to stress test your website to dete...
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New: Free SEO Course

The field of search engine optimization is complex and the sheer volume of information can be daunting and overwhelming. That's why we’ve launched our latest course to provide a straightforward and easy-to-follow introduction to the world of SEO.
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WordPress Vulnerability Report – May 4, 2022

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. […]
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How To Choose The Best Domain Names For Your Business

Finding the best domain names is rarely easy. Your business might have the perfect name, but that domain might not be available unless you use a lesser-known Top-Level Domain (TLD). If you’re coming up with a company name from scratch, it also needs to be available for you to choose as a domain. This article […]
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How To Easily Add A Download Link In WordPress (3 Ways)

Do you want to learn how to add a download link in WordPress for your PDFs and other files? Adding a download link to WordPress makes it easy for your readers to download guides, videos, images, and even paid products. In this article, we’ll show… Read More »
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How To Use The Divi Gradient Builder To Design Unique Circular Background Shapes

Divi’s Gradient Builder can create lots of interesting backgrounds. The colors work together to create shapes and patterns that are usually difficult to create. Divi’s Gradient Builder includes settings that make creating circular patterns, such as a circular background shape, which makes creating unique backgrounds a simple task. In this post, we’ll see how to […]
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Cross-Site Scripting: A Guide For WordPress Users

If you’re concerned about cross-site scripting and how it impacts your WordPress website, you’re definitely not being paranoid. While the vulnerability of cross-site scripting (also known as XSS), is not exclusive to WordPress site owners, its potential negative impacts on WordPress sites are incredibly important to understand. In this guide, we’ll break down the cross-site […]
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Beginner’s Guide: How To Use WordPress Block Patterns

Do you want to learn how to use WordPress block patterns on your website? Block patterns allow you to quickly add commonly used design elements to your post or page layouts. In this article, we’ll show you how to use WordPress block patterns and find… Read More »
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How To Move A WordPress Website To A New Web Host Or Server

Need to move a WordPress website to a new host or server? The good news is that it is possible to move an entire WordPress website to a different web host or server in just a few steps. Even better news? You won’t have to rebuild the site or worry about manually migrating anything. In […]
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Get A FREE Online Course Layout Pack For Divi

Hey Divi Creators! 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. This time around, the design team has created a beautiful Online Course Layout Pack that’ll help you get your […]
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How To Customize WooCommerce Product Search Results Page

Would you like to customize your WooCommerce product search results page? By default, WordPress and WooCommerce have limited search capabilities. By customizing your product search results, you’ll be able to increase sales and grow your business. In this article, we’ll show a few easy ways… Read More »
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How To Add A Custom Size To Your Background Pattern With Divi

Divi’s new background patterns add a lot of visual design options to any Divi layout. These repeating background patterns look great, but they can be used for more than just a repeating pattern. We can also use them as a single background graphic to draw attention to specific areas of the screen or break up […]
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Cloudways Vs SiteGround: Which Host Is Right For You?

For many WordPress website owners, a managed hosting service is a must. Managed hosting services tend to cut down setup time and maintenance, guarantee against downtime, have simple use dashboards, and provide on-demand customer support. Depending on your website needs, you can choose from a huge pool of managed hosts. Two of the most popular […]
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Top WordPress Tools And Resources For April 2022

Good WordPress tools can make or break your days at work. Every designer needs a few go-to resources to help make projects easier. Here are 6 new design tools and resources to explore: 1. WordPress Plugin and News Roundups If you want to keep up with everything happening in the world of WordPress, join the […]
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Download A FREE 404 Page Template For Divi’s Print Designer 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 Print Designer Layout Pack with a brand new 404 page template that matches the rest of pack perfectly. Hope you enjoy it! […]
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12 Signs Your WordPress Site Is Hacked (And How To Fix It)

We are often asked, how do I check if my WordPress site has been hacked? There are some common telltale signs that may help you figure out if your WordPress is hacked or compromised. In this article, we’ll share some of the most common signs… Read More »
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5 Web Design Trends For April 2022

There’s always something new to try with your digital designs. WordPress web design trends can include anything from color or typography refreshes to functionality upgrades. Here are five great trends that will keep your WordPress website looking fresh. 1. Hero Cut-Ins Hero images and videos have traditionally been in rectangles. And that’s it. Designers are […]
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