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WordPress Vulnerability Report: September 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. Each vulnerability will have a severity rating of Low, Medium, High, or Critical. Responsible disclosure and […]
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How To Use The WordPress Audio Block

The WordPress Audio Block lets you provide playable audio files within your pages and posts. The audio files can be added from your media library or a URL. Users can play the audio from their browsers or download them to listen offline. This is a great way to provide music, podcasts, or other types of […]
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Customer Onboarding: The Ultimate Guide


You’ve successfully captured a customer’s attention and nurtured them through the sales process. Their interest in your product has translated to a purchase. 



So what happens next? Do you leave them to figure out the ins and outs of your produ...
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The 10 Best CRMs For Small Businesses



The 10 best CRMs for small businesses



HubSpot CRMSalesforceZoho CRMFreshsales SuiteAgile CRMPipedriveJotForm TablesInsightlyZapierNimble



A customer relationship management (CRM) system can help your small business nurture leads, close sales, an...
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How To Improve WordPress Search With SearchWP (Quick & Easy)

Do you want to improve your WordPress search with SearchWP? By improving WordPress search, you can show your users the most relevant results to improve content discoverability and make more sales. In this article, we’ll show you how to improve your WordPress search with SearchWP… Read More »
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How To Give Your Divi Archive Pages A Masonry Layout

To give your archive pages a custom masonry layout, we can use the Divi theme builder to design a custom dynamic archive page template. In Divi, before the days of the Divi Theme Builder, developers had to rely on manually customizing the PHP code on an archive page template theme file and then styling the […]
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Nulled WordPress Plugins And Themes: 9 Reasons To Avoid Them

As a WordPress site owner, have you considered using nulled WordPress plugins and themes on your website? Or are you currently using a nulled WordPress plugin or theme on your WordPress site right now? If you’re not familiar with nulled WordPress plugins and themes, they’re pirated copies of the premium WordPress products that other users […]
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The 10 Best Acuity Scheduling Alternatives


How much time do you waste each day sending emails to schedule calls and meetings? 



Service-based businesses that rely on back-and-forth emails or worse, old-fashioned paper schedulers aren’t just wasting time, they’re missing out on an oppo...
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How To Use The WordPress Cover Block

The WordPress Cover Block is interesting. It lets you place an image, video, or solid color in the background and add content blocks to the foreground. This means you can place blocks over other blocks. It has more options than most blocks. Knowing how to use the Cover Block can greatly enhance the design of […]
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How To Rank New WordPress Content Faster (In 6 Easy Steps)

Do you want to rank new WordPress content faster? Sometimes search engines take some time to index new content, so your WordPress site may not show up in search results or get much traffic at first. In this guide, we’ll show you how to easily… Read More »
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How To Write A Restaurant Business Plan


The three most important things you need to start a restaurant are passion, the ability to accept criticism, and a rock-solid plan.



The tech industry is full of dreamers. People fresh out of college with little or no experience have created major s...
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Avoid Problems To Be A Wise Person: 5 Solutions You Need

Avoid problems if you want to keep problems from derailing your day. That doesn’t mean you ignore what comes up, instead, you find your way to plan around and beyond why lies ahead. Do you know the biggest problem with problems? The more you focus on something, the more you find the something you’ve focused […]
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Get A FREE Home Staging 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 a brand new Home Staging Layout Pack. The Home Staging Layout […]
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Copywriting Vs Content Writing: What You Need To Know

If you’ve spent any amount of time in the digital marketing world, you’ve likely heard copywriting vs. content writing mentioned more than once. While the terms are both defined as forms of marketing communication, they’re fundamentally different and serve unique purposes. In the overarching scheme of your marketing strategy, you can’t afford to leave out […]
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Best CoSchedule Alternatives


For years, CoSchedule has been a go-to tool for developing social media marketing campaigns. The service helps to automate social media posts across multiple platforms. Its drag-and-drop calendar makes scheduling posts easy and fast. It’s also full of...
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Square Payments Review


In 2013 a device started to show up wherever people needed to collect payments. It was simple, easy to use, and just plain cool. It was a credit card reader you could plug into the headphone jack on your phone. The Square payment system had arrived.

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How To Properly Move From Shopify To WooCommerce (Step By Step)

Do you want to move from Shopify to WooCommerce? Many users want to move from Shopify to WooCommerce to avoid higher costs or have more control over their online stores. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to easily move from Shopify to WooCommerce with… Read More »
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Customizing Divi’s Secondary Menu Bar With A Call To Action

Divi’s secondary menu can be a lot more than a place where you list social networks and host a search bar. It is a fantastic place to engage your audience and call them to action in some way. Many of our free header/footer packs make great use of the secondary menu. In this tutorial, we’re […]
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How To Use The WordPress Group Block

Adding individual elements to your post or page using the Block Editor is simple. However, if you plan to use similar blocks throughout your website, it makes sense to put them together and save them as templates. Doing this becomes simple once you master the Group block. In this article, we’ll talk about what the Group block […]
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Download A FREE Header And Footer Template For Divi’s Marina 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 Monday, we shared a brand new Marina 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 Media And Text Block

WordPress enables you to add Paragraph and Image blocks separately. However, you can also place both types of elements side by side, thanks to the Media and Text block. It even includes several layouts that you can choose from, if you know how to navigate its settings. In this article, we’ll show you how to add this versatile block to your […]
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What Is Target Market? 5 Questions To Define Yours

Did you know you need a target market to hit a bullseye in business? You probably know that it’s impossible to create a company or service perfect for everyone. As much as you’d probably like the whole world to know about you and your business, it’s unrealistic, and not to mention, expensive! Plus, not everyone […]
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How To Add Animations To Sections/Rows

Once upon a time on the internet, adding animation to your site was a cumbersome, somewhat specialized task. Divi, however, possesses powerful animation tools and scroll effects that you can implement without needing a lot of technical expertise. Anyone can add these effects to their sites with minimal effort. While this tutorial’s processes can be […]
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How To Change The Font In Google Forms


Google Forms is a simple tool. It was originally designed to be an add-on for Google Sheets, but in 2016, it graduated to become a standalone app.



It has incorporated new features over time, but they’ve provided limited functionality. Google has pu...
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Top 5 Business Automation Trends For 2021


In recent years, new technology has led to a renaissance in automation trends in every industry. However, the impacts of COVID-19 namely, the increase in remote work and the general disruption to the labor market have spurred a new wave of innovatio...
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How To Use The WordPress More Block

It’s important to keep the content on your website’s pages succinct and organized, especially on your home page. Fortunately, the WordPress More block lets you give visitors a preview of your post, along with a link to the full text. Knowing how to use it properly can help you achieve cleaner, more effective WordPress pages. […]
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5 Best WordPress Cloud Storage Plugins 2021 (w/ Free Options)

Are you looking for the best cloud storage plugins for WordPress? Cloud storage plugins make it easy to store and access your website files from anywhere in the world. They can also automatically sync your data, so it’s safe and always backed up. In this… Read More »
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How To Improve Feedback In The Classroom


Giving and receiving feedback in the classroom creates an optimal learning experience for both students and teachers. Students need feedback about their performance and skills to continue to learn and grow, while teachers can use feedback to improve t...
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Online Donations With GiveWP: How To Get Started

Giving is expected to increase by as much as 5% in 2021. Are you ready? The GiveWP platform provides the tools you need to build a successful online donation website with WordPress. In this post, we walk through how to get started with GiveWP. In a recent webinar on iThemes Training, Ben Meredith shared the […]
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How To Add A Floating About Card To Your Divi Site

On almost every website you visit, elements pop up and stick to the page. Cookie warnings and opt-ins, email signups, and chat boxes. We all tend to ignore them at some point, becoming blind to whatever the website is trying to tell us. We just click the X without reading. But that doesn’t mean these […]
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How To Use The WordPress File Block

The WordPress File Block makes it easy to add a download link for your files within your pages and posts. This is one of the most unique WordPress blocks because it adds different options based on the type of file that’s selected. Knowing how to use this block well can draw attention to your downloads. […]
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How To Put Your WordPress Site In Maintenance Mode

Do you want to put your WordPress site in maintenance mode? Maintenance mode allows you to display a user-friendly notice to your visitors instead of a broken site during website maintenance. It also allows you to safely perform any maintenance task while making sure that… Read More »
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What Is EdTech And What Are Its Benefits?


Children logging into Zoom classes. Teachers posting homework on an online learning platform. Parents dusting off their old laptops so their third-graders can learn fractions. 



All of these situations became commonplace in 2020, when the COVID...
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WordPress 5.8.1 Security And Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.8.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 60 bug fixes in addition to 3 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 5.4 have also been updated. WordPress 5.8.1 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next […]
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How To Create A Responsive Image Grid Layout With CTAs And Hover Overlays In Divi

Responsive grid layouts are perfect for showcasing a collection of images with links (or CTAs) because they look good on every device. The Divi builder has some fantastic built-in modules which use grid displays, including the Portfolio Grid, the Blog Grid, and the Gallery Grid. But sometimes you might want to build your own custom […]
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: September 2021, Part 2

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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7 Tips For Improving Virtual Collaboration


Collaboration is an essential element of a cohesive, productive work environment. The goal of collaboration is to align everyone in a shared vision to accomplish goals together. Effective collaboration not only improves communication, but it also boos...
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The Best 27 Teacher Apps In 2021


Technology plays an increasingly important role in the classroom, with many educators turning to teacher apps to assist with daily workflows and lesson planning. While face-to-face learning will always be an integral part of a quality education, these...
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How To Use The WordPress Video Block

The WordPress Video Block makes it easy to upload and add videos to your pages and posts. It gives you plenty of options to control the size and features. Adding video with this block makes the content look more professional and desirable. Fortunately, the Video Block is easy to use. In this article, we’ll explore […]
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How To Add Breadcrumbs In WooCommerce (Beginners Guide)

Do you need an easy way to add breadcrumbs to your WooCommerce store? Breadcrumbs help your customers to navigate your website more easily. They also help search engines to understand the structure and hierarchy of your site’s content and display them in search results. In… Read More »
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How To Blend Copy On Scroll With Divi’s Position Settings & Scroll Effects

The way you creatively use Divi’s built-in features can make a difference in your page design. Divi’s scroll effects, for instance, allow you to create beautiful interactions on scroll. Today, we’re adding another tutorial to your list of things you can do with Divi’s built-in scroll effects. More specifically, we’ll show you how to blend […]
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HTTP Vs HTTPS: 5 Things To Know Before You Switch

What exactly is the difference between HTTP vs HTTPS? HTTP has been used by websites since the inception of the public Internet. However, in 2014, Google put out a strong recommendation that all websites switch from HTTP to HTTPS. Up until that point, it was mostly only e-commerce businesses that were employing HTTPS on their […]
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How To Write A Safety Inspection Report


Regular safety inspections are often legally mandated by workplace safety regulations, but they are also an excellent way to reinforce a culture of safe work practices. Safety inspections are opportunities to train staff about safety awareness and enc...
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How To Use The WordPress Separator Block

The way you arrange and display content on your website can significantly influence your engagement and conversions rates. To enhance the User Experience (UX) and make your pages and posts easier to consume, it’s a smart idea to break up large chunks of text. There are multiple ways to do this, but the simplest option […]
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How To See Who Is Following My WordPress Site (4 Quick & Easy Ways)

Do you want to see who is following your WordPress site? Seeing who follows your website lets you better understand your audience and improve your website to suit their needs, so you can grow your traffic and get even more followers. In this article, we’ll… Read More »
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What Is D2C Disruption?


Direct-to-consumer (D2C) disruption refers to quick changes in retail markets caused by brands selling straight to their customers, without an intermediary. The phenomenon relies on simultaneous disruptions in e-commerce, logistics, and consumer habit...
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7 Post-pandemic Workplace Trends


Since the Mad Men era of work some 50-odd years ago, more women have joined the workforce, more workers are supporting fewer children, and the demand for skills has radically shifted. It seems the only constant in business truly is change.



Now, as ...
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How Not To Fail? 6 Things To Know For Building Your Business

Do you know the secret for how not to fail? Growing up, I always felt that if I didn’t try something, I couldn’t fail. The more I grew, the more I invested in learning, and the more I tried, the more I discovered that the only way to fail was NOT to try. Everything else […]
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Get A FREE Security Services 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 Security Services Layout Pack that’ll help you get your […]
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Document Management Guide


At some point, nearly every company suffers from an overload of documents contracts, invoices, internal and external communications, financial statements, and more. What differentiates companies is how well they manage those documents. 



Organ...
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How To Grow Your Business With Social Media Contests

Are you interested in building brand awareness and growing your social media presence? Running social media contests is one way to boost your online platform. Giving away products, services, or swag can help to draw more eyes to your brand on social media, in addition to driving traffic to your website. Running a contest on […]
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