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Get A FREE Flooring 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 Flooring Layout Pack for Divi. This handy layout […]
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Does Alt Text Help SEO? You Bet It Does!

Over the years, the advice on whether or not meta descriptions of elements on a website are important for SEO. Google has gone back and forth on the issue, even while still using the information in their results. They just say it doesn’t help the actual rankings. That said, alternate text for images, or alt […]
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How To Send A Test Email From WordPress (The Easy Way)

Do you want to test whether your WordPress website is successfully sending email? WordPress sends emails to you and your site users for many different reasons, from passwords reset emails to purchase receipts. That’s why it’s so important to test whether your website is sending… Read More »
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Download A FREE Blog Post Template For Divi’s Fashion 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 Fashion Designer Layout Pack with a brand new blog post template that matches the rest of the pack perfectly. Hope you enjoy […]
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WordPress Market Share: Usage Stats, Facts, & Research (2022)

Recently one of our readers asked us to share some WordPress market share data, usage stats, and research to help convince their boss on why they should use WordPress. Even though WordPress is the most popular website builder in the world, sometimes popularity alone is… Read More »
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5 Tips For Optimizing Performance When Using Google Fonts With WordPress

Great typography on a website can have a positive impact on conversions. Choosing the right fonts and optimizing them is crucial. Google Fonts is a highly popular service, as they are well-designed and can add an extra level of elegance to default websites. Unfortunately, like anything else on the web, they can harm your site’s […]
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How To Add Related Posts To Your Divi Blog Post Template

Related posts are a great way to increase your blog’s traffic. Users on your blog will see posts that they’re already interested in. This keeps them on your site longer and increases their interaction with you and your website. Fortunately, related posts are easy to add to your Divi blog post templates in the Divi […]
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How To Manage WordPress Revisions To Optimize Site Performance

When you save a draft or update a post, WordPress stores a copy of the changes from the previous version. This feature is helpful if you ever need to revert to a previous version of your content, but these revisions take space in your database. If you have a lot of revisions, this can take […]
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The Best WordPress Menu Plugins For 2022

The best WordPress menu plugins expand on the default menus already available in WordPress. Menus are an important feature of your website because they serve as the main guide for your visitors. In this guide, we’ll recap some of the best WordPress menu plugins out there so you can pick the right one for your […]
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Get Started With New Webinars

Launching a website or learning how to monetize your online store can be overwhelming. But we are here to help you along the way. We are hosting free webinars to help get you on track and answer any questions you have.  We cover different topics and will soon have new …
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Download A FREE Header & Footer For Divi’s Middle Eastern Restaurant 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 freebies. Recently, we shared a brand new Middle Eastern Restaurant 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 Optimize Images For The Best Web Performance

A slow website can harm your search engine rankings and turn visitors away. Furthermore, having large image files is one of the main causes of slow loading times. Fortunately, there are several ways you can optimize images for web performance. In this post, we’ll discuss the impact of images on your site’s performance. We’ll then […]
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17 Best WordPress Plugins For Photographers

Are you a photographer using WordPress and wondering what are some of the best WordPress plugins for photographers? WordPress plugins help you improve your workflow, automate different tasks, optimize your website for search engines, and provide a better user experience to your visitors. In this… Read More »
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WordPress 5.8.3 Security Release

This security release features four 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 5.8.3 is a short-cycle security release. The next major release will be version 5.9, which is already in the Release Candidate stage. You […]
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Best WordPress Caching Plugins Of 2022

The best WordPress caching plugins of 2022 are going to do one important thing for your website. They will cache your data so that it keeps your website running as fast as it can. But, with so many caching plugin options available, which one should you choose? In this guide, we’ll explore what exactly WordPress […]
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How To Assign A Different Blog Post Template To Specific Posts With Divi

There are times when we want to use a different post template just for a certain blog post. There are many good reasons to do this, and fortunately, it’s easy to do with the Divi Theme Builder. In this article, we’ll see how to assign a different blog post template to specific posts with Divi. […]
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Understanding Lossless Compression And When To Use It

Using images, videos, and other files can improve the quality of your blog posts and enhance your WordPress website’s appearance. However, including too many “heavy” elements could slow down your site and affect its overall performance. Fortunately, lossless compression can reduce file sizes without affecting their quality. In this guide, we’ll explore lossless compression and […]
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WordPress Vs Ghost – Which Is The Better Blogging Platform?

Are you comparing WordPress vs Ghost and wondering which is best for you? WordPress and Ghost are both popular blogging and website building platforms. However, both have pros and cons that you’ll want to compare before starting your new blog.   In this article, we’ll… Read More »
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The Month In WordPress – December 2021

December was a busy month for the WordPress community. In the latest episode of the WP Briefing podcast, WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy shares a carol of thanks and shows her gratitude to all the people who make the WordPress project a success. (…) I know that we have gotten so much done together […]
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Download A FREE Header & Footer For Divi’s Fashion 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. Recently, we shared a brand new Fashion Designer 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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WordPress Vulnerability Report: January 2022, Part 1

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 Add Lazy Loading To WordPress

There are many ways to improve your WordPress website’s performance. Images and other media files are some of the biggest culprits behind long loading times. That means implementing any image optimization methods can significantly impact site performance, and lazy loading is no exception. In this article, we’ll talk about how lazy loading works and how […]
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How To Create A Video Membership Site In WordPress

Do you want to make a video membership site? A video membership website allows you to create subscription plans for your video content. Instead of relying on ads, you can let your users pay directly to watch your video content. In this article, we’ll show… Read More »
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Best WordPress Forms Plugins For 2022

The best WordPress forms plugins for 2022 make it easy to build and customize forms for your website without the need for a developer.  In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore what to look for in the best WordPress forms plugins for 2022, along with the best ones for your individual website. Today, there are tons […]
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How To Use Different Blog Post Templates For Different Categories With Divi

One of the advantages of WordPress is the ability to use different post templates for different categories. However, setting them up can be tricky. Fortunately, this is easy to do with the Divi Theme Builder. In this article, we’ll see how to use different blog post templates for different categories with Divi. Preview Before we […]
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What Is Google Lighthouse And How To Use It?

As a website owner, maximizing your site’s Search Engine Optimization (SEO), accessibility, and performance is of utmost importance. However, to tackle these factors as efficiently as possible, it’s crucial to adopt the right tools and techniques. One of the most innovative solutions you can currently leverage is Google Lighthouse. In this post, we’ll introduce you […]
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How To Fix ‘Comments Are Closed’ In WordPress (Beginner’s Guide)

Are you seeing the ‘Comments are closed’ message on your WordPress posts? This message is displayed when comments have been disabled on a post. However, some users report seeing the message unexpectedly. In this article, we’ll show you how to fix ‘Comments are closed’ in… Read More »
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Get A FREE Middle Eastern Restaurant 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 Middle Eastern Restaurant Layout Pack that’ll help you get your […]
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A Simple Guide To WordPress Load Testing

Not every web host offers the same level of performance. Many hosting plans return great loading times when you have just a handful of visitors. However, those same hosts can buckle under pressure when your website starts getting more traffic. Fortunately, WordPress load testing helps you precisely determine how much traffic your hosting provider can […]
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How To Display Your Form In A Single Line In WordPress (Easy Way)

Do you want to display your form in a single line? Single line forms give you more flexibility with form placement. This means you can easily add forms to high traffic areas of your site and improve your conversions. In this article, we’ll show you… Read More »
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Download A FREE Category Page Template For Divi’s Corporate 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 Corporate Layout Pack with a brand new Category Page Template that matches the rest of the pack perfectly. Hope you enjoy it! […]
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How To Get A Free SSL Certificate

As a website owner, you’re probably aware of how important it is to have a secure site. Website security is essential, both for the site owner and the user who visits it. In order to add this important piece of protection, which converts a URL’s HTTP prefix to HTTPS, you’ll need to get an SSL […]
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How To Include A Fullwidth Featured Image In Your Divi Blog Post Template

Fullwidth featured images look great on any blog post. Fortunately, they’re easy to add using the Divi Theme Builder. There are multiple ways to add them, so you can choose the method that works the best for your needs. In this article, we’ll see four ways to add a fullwidth image to the blog post […]
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What Is File Integrity Monitoring? And Do You Need It?

An organization’s IT environment is an ever-changing place. Software programs and hardware assets both change. So do configuration files and other important assets. Most of these are authorized changes – they’ll occur when files are being patched, for example. But unexpected changes are cause for concern. That’s where file integrity monitoring comes in. File integrity […]
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Download A FREE Blog Post Template For Divi’s Corporate 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. In the past, we shared the beautiful Corporate Layout Pack. To help you get your website up and running as soon as possible, we’re sharing a blog post template […]
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Best Of Best WordPress Tutorials Of 2021 On WPBeginner

2021 is about to come to an end, and it has been an unprecedented year. Many people started new businesses to tackle the challenges caused by the previous year’s circumtances. A record number of users took advantage of WPBeginner’s free resources to launch their businesses… Read More »
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How To Use CAPTCHA To Secure Your WordPress Site

Unless you’ve never been online before, you’re sure to have come across CAPTCHA tests – probably each version of them, too. If you’ve ever had to make out squiggly, blurry text to type in a box or click every image with a fire hydrant (or another basic visual) in a grid, you’ve passed a CAPTCHA […]
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30+ Helpful Divi Header Tutorials For Divi

One of the best ways to learn to use Divi is by following the many tutorials found on this blog. If you’re interested in learning more about Divi and designing a unique header for your Divi website, this article is for you. In this article, we’ll look at over 30 helpful Divi header tutorials that […]
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The Ultimate Guide To HTTPS And SSL For WordPress

Have you ever noticed that most of your favorite websites have a URL that starts with HTTPS? You’re more likely to notice when the S, which indicates a URL is secure, is not present. That’s because Google now flags websites without an SSL certificate–an important component of a secure website. Because website security is so […]
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Nginx Vs Apache: Which Is The Best Web Server?

While there are lots of different types of server software, you'll often whittle the contenders down to Nginx vs Apache. This is because both offer top performance for many different server configurations, and suit certain applications better than the ...
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How To Find And Access WordPress Error Logs (Step By Step)

Do you need to access the WordPress error logs to troubleshoot a problem on your site? WordPress comes with a debugging system that can log any error messages displayed on your site. This can help you discover and fix problems on your website. In this… Read More »
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Download A FREE Category Page Template For Divi’s Home Care 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 Home Care Layout Pack with a brand new Category Page Template that matches the rest of pack perfectly. Hope you enjoy it! […]
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WordPress Vulnerability Report: December 2021, Part 5

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 Newest Products WooCommerce Block

If you’re constantly adding new products to your online store, you’ll need to find an effective way to promote them. This can help keep your site fresh and active, and may also lead to more sales. Fortunately, the Newest Products WooCommerce block enables you to easily display your latest items anywhere on your site. In […]
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How To Properly Set Up ECommerce Tracking In WordPress

Are you looking to set up eCommerce tracking in WordPress? Setting up eCommerce tracking for your online store will help you find your top-selling products, see which campaigns perform the best, understand how people find and use your website, and more. Then you can use… Read More »
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How To Design A Checkout Process Navigation Menu In Divi

Leading customers through a successful checkout process is a challenging goal for every online store. So it helps to optimize your website’s checkout process to make it easier for customers. Since navigation plays a crucial role in the checkout process, we may want to start there. Creating a custom checkout process navigation menu is a […]
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Understanding Lossy Compression And When To Use It

Fast loading times are crucial to your site’s success. A slow website can turn readers away and harm your search engine rankings. Fortunately, there are several ways to improve your site’s speed, such as using lossy compression for your images. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at lossy compression and how it can […]
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How To Create A Custom Calculator In WordPress

Do you want to create a custom calculator in WordPress? Perhaps you want users to be able to calculate something on a landing page, or you’d like to use the calculator as a tool to generate more leads for your business. In this article, we’ll… Read More »
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WP Courses Helps Launch Creators Into The New Year!

As we approach the new year, we like to encourage our team, our friends, and our customers to look back and celebrate all we were able to accomplish. While this year has had its challenges, we kept creating, connecting, and growing. We launched WP Courses almost exactly a year ago …
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How To Make Your Footer Sticky With Divi

A sticky footer is a fantastic way to display important content to your visitors. The footer stays at the bottom of the screen as they scroll so they always have easy access to the content. This is ideal for contact information, special links, and more. Fortunately, creating a sticky footer is easy with Divi. In […]
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What Is The Difference In Lossy Vs Lossless Compression?

Using images can enhance your website’s content. However, compressing your files is vital to prevent them from eating up unnecessary disk space and hurting your site’s performance. To ensure you’re optimizing your images correctly, it helps to understand the difference between lossy vs lossless compression. In this post, we’ll start by explaining both lossy and […]
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How To Make Custom Fields Searchable In WordPress

Do you want your visitors to easily search custom fields to find content on your website? WordPress search doesn’t work with custom fields by default, which can make it harder for your visitors to find what they need. By making custom fields searchable, you can… Read More »
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Download A FREE Header & Footer For Divi’s Corporate 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. Recently, we shared a brand new Corporate Layout Pack. To help you get your website up and running as soon as possible, we’re sharing a global header & footer […]
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How To Prevent Hotlinking On Your WordPress Website

As a website administrator, you have to be on alert for the many ways your website and data could be compromised. You have to assess your site security from all angles. Additionally, you’re responsible for guarding the bandwidth you pay for. Hotlinking is a method internet users employ to piggyback off your bandwidth. This could […]
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3 Ways To Add A Disclaimer To The Divi Footer

Adding a disclaimer is a great way to provide important information to your audience. It’s a good first step in protecting yourself and your website against legal liability. Disclaimers include affiliate notifications, showing that the opinions of writers may not be those of the parent company, etc. We usually see them in the footer. Fortunately, […]
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