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Best Follow / NoFollow WordPress Plugins - JustWP

With Google’s recent change in webmaster guidelines, it’s crystal clear that the search giant aiming to clean the links which are nothing but added to make the website position better in search engine. Result of this update, hundreds of thousands… Continue Reading →

Privilege Escalation Flaw In WP GDPR Compliance Plugin Exploited In The Wild - Wordfence Blog

After its removal from the WordPress plugin repository yesterday, the popular plugin WP GDPR Compliance released version 1.4.3, an update which patched multiple critical vulnerabilities. At the time of this writing, the plugin has been reinstated in the WordPress repository and… Continue Reading →

Dev Chat Summary: November 7th (5.0 Week 6) - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from November 7th (agenda, Slack archive). Note that the timing for this meeting will move to 2100 UTC starting Nov 14. 5.0 Planning and Updates We have a lot of PRs that need review,… Continue Reading →

How to Make Any Divi Page Element Sticky - Elegant Themes

Knowing how to make any Divi page element sticky (or fixed) is one of those handy skills that web designers can use in a number of ways. If you’re not familiar with the term “sticky”, it simply refers to an… Continue Reading →

WooCommerce SEO Made Simple – A Step-by-Step Guide to Ranking #1 in Google - WP Beginner

Do you want to improve your WooCommerce SEO, but not sure how to get started? Search engine optimization (SEO) for your eCommerce store is an equivalent of having someone standing on every street corner in the real world, spinning signs… Continue Reading →

Episode 68 – Making Client Onboarding Awesome w/ Latoya Dixon Smith - Imagely Photography Podcast

Latoya Dixon Smith is a wedding and portrait photographer based in Greenville, SC. She has been widely featured in publications, including The Huffington Post, 99U, and The Greenville Business Magazine. Along with photographing couples eager to create their own, new… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Discovered – Puts WooCommerce Stores at Risk! - WP Blog

A new WordPress vulnerability has been discovered which has put WooCommerce stores at risk. WooCommerce, being one of the most popular e-commerce solutions around, has had its user privilege assignments compromised due to a WordPress vulnerability. The said vulnerability has… Continue Reading →

JavaScript Chat Summary – November 6th - Make WordPress Core

Below is a summary of the discussion from this week’s JavaScript chat (agenda, Slack transcript). Have a topic for discussion for the next meeting? Leave a suggested edit on next week’s agenda. Node LTS 10.13.0 With the tagging of a new Node… Continue Reading →

Fixing a website for your client (after you accidentally broke it) - GoDaddy Garage

We all desire smooth relationships with our clients and customers. Issues and emergencies only drive up our stress level and make us doubt our career choice. As a website professional, breaking your client’s live website is one of the most… Continue Reading →

How to Clone a WordPress Site in 7 Easy Steps - WP Beginner

Generally speaking, cloning is considered an unethical practice. However, when you think of cloning in terms of making a duplicate WordPress site, a whole new world of completely ethical possibilities can open up for your business. In this article, we will… Continue Reading →

Classic Editor Plugin Support Window - Make WordPress Core

The Gutenberg project is a fundamental shift for WordPress. We recognise that there will be a transition period as everyone adjusts to building plugins, themes, and sites using these new tools. To ease the transition for businesses and entrepreneurs, it’s… Continue Reading →

Meta Box Compatibility Flags - Make WordPress Core

The new block editor has the ability to load meta boxes, to help plugins transition to the new Gutenberg platform. This compatibility functionality works fairly seamlessly with basic meta boxes, but more complex uses may require modification, particularly those that… Continue Reading →

How to manage DNS and hosting for client WordPress sites - GoDaddy Garage

Editor’s note: This post is part of our collection on managing multiple WordPress sites. *** These days, every successful business needs a strong online presence. A well-designed and well-managed WordPress website is one of the best ways for potential customers and… Continue Reading →

A Deep Dive Into the Pingdom Speed Test Tool - Kinsta Blog

Today we want to dive into how to better use and understand the data from the popular website speed test tool Pingdom. You can use it to do what we call a waterfall analysis of your WordPress website. This can… Continue Reading →

Changes to NextGEN Gallery’s Default Displays Explained & How To Restore Legacy Displays - Imagely

NextGEN Gallery has gone through a significant overhaul lately. In NextGEN Gallery 3.0 we delivered a brand new backend user interface, making it prettier and easier to use. But we’ve now gone a step further and made the default gallery… Continue Reading →

Introducing the First Round of WPBeginner Growth Accelerator Companies - WP Beginner

In August, we decided to do something that had never been done before in the WordPress community. We created the WPBeginner Growth Accelerator, first-ever growth fund for WordPress-focused businesses. Today, I’m extremely excited to announce the first round of WPBeginner… Continue Reading →

Behind-the-Scenes: Planning The Future of WP Migrate DB Pro - Delicious Brains

We often get questions about what’s coming next to WP Migrate DB Pro or if we ever plan to include X feature or support Y sites. After shipping our latest major release, the new Theme & Plugin Files addon, a… Continue Reading →

6 website monetization strategies to turn your site into a moneymaker - GoDaddy Garage

Do you want to turn your website into a moneymaker? Perhaps you’re getting ready to launch a new website and want to build in revenue generation from the start. Or maybe you’ve already built a successful website and realize that,… Continue Reading →

Core Privacy Agenda – 7 November 2018 - Make WordPress Core

When/Where: Join us in #core-privacy on Making WordPress Slack from 1500-1600 UTC Agenda: We need a facilitator and note-taker for today (@allendav is on travel/AFK) New Meeting Time discussion @desrosj Tickets Update on moving core files from @allendav (core:43895) –… Continue Reading →

Dev Chat Summary: October 31st (5.0 Week 5) - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from October 31st (agenda, Slack archive). 5.0 Planning and Updates We have a lot of PRs that need review, so please pick up one or two if that’s something you excel at. A… Continue Reading →

How to Fix a 500 Error On Your WordPress Website - iThemes

Did you just experience a 500 error on your WordPress website? Don’t panic. In this post, we’ll cover an example of how to fix a 500 error so you can quickly get your site back online. What is a 500… Continue Reading →

How to Say No (And Why It’s an Essential Skill to Master) - Elegant Themes

When someone asks us to do something, our first instinct is almost always to say “Yes”. This goes for both our business and personal lives, even in situations where it makes us uncomfortable. If you want to move ahead in… Continue Reading →

How to Build an Email List Fast and Effectively (Proven Strategies) - Kinsta Blog

Is there any procrastination method more time-honored than the Monday morning email catch up? Or, with 3.7 billion email users in 2017 alone, more widespread? But email isn’t just good for banishing the Mondays. It’s even better for marketing. Consider… Continue Reading →

How to Test a WordPress Site in Different Browsers (Cross Browser Testing Made Easy) - WP Beginner

Do you want to test your WordPress site in different browsers? Cross Browser Testing is extremely important when changing WordPress themes or implementing a new design because it helps you make sure that your website looks good on all different… Continue Reading →

WordPress 5.0 Beta 3 - WordPress.org News

WordPress 5.0 Beta 3 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. There are two ways to… Continue Reading →

Getting started with IDX integration for WordPress - GoDaddy Garage

Editor’s Note: This article on IDX integration was first published on August 4, 2017. It was updated on November 4, 2018. WordPress offers a lot of options for IDX integration. Unfortunately, many IDX driven real estate websites leave something to… Continue Reading →

The what, why, and how of WordPress A/B testing - GoDaddy Garage

Editor’s Note: This article on WordPress A/B testing was first published on October 20, 2014. It was updated on November 4, 2018. WordPress A/B testing, or A/B split testing, is a way to test two different types of web pages… Continue Reading →

Accessibility Team Meeting Notes: November 2, 2018 - Make WordPress Accessible

Meeting transcript on Slack Scheduled bug scrub for 5.0 release WordPress 5.0 bug scrub sessions are scheduled and listed on this post. Move meeting and bug scrub timeslot after end of Day Saving Time The new Accessibility meetings timeslots are:… Continue Reading →

Why Is WordPress Free and Are There Hidden Costs? - Newt Labs

WordPress has eclipsed the market share of other content management systems (CMS), which grew 2.9% between June 2017 until June 2018 alone. Joomla, the second biggest CMS, is only 3.1%. WordPress’ growth market share per year is almost the same… Continue Reading →

How to Create Canned Responses in Gmail (+5 Templates You Can Use) - Elegant Themes

Communicating with clients is a key aspect of running any business and email is one of the best tools at your disposal to do so. However, chances are you’re going to get a lot of emails that tread the same… Continue Reading →

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