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Get your house in order with our free year-end checklist for professional service firms - GoDaddy Garage

This article was updated on May 8, 2018. I get it — you’re busy. In addition to delivering services — whether it’s accounting, insurance, legal representation, financial advice or some other professional service — you might also be doing all… Continue Reading →

WordPress Deployment Part 1: Preparing WordPress - Delicious Brains

Welcome to the first post in a workflow series on deploying WordPress. In this series, we’re going to look at how you can set up automated deployments for your WordPress site in a range of different ways. But before we… Continue Reading →

Should You Hide That You Use WordPress? Find Out Why and How! - WP Blog

Security is an important concern for WordPress users. We talk regularly about security, among other things, in alerts about themes and plugins and how to protect ourselves from hackers. But the word “security” is a simple point of view and… Continue Reading →

WordPress Plugin VS functions.php File - WhatsWP

This article answers the question “which is better between WordPress plugin vs functions.php file?” with a list of their pros and cons. This is a common question we have received from many readers. Later on, those who are faced with… Continue Reading →

Best Code Editors for Mac and Windows for Editing WordPress Files - Macho Themes Blog

Editing WordPress files can be a chore or a breeze – depending on the coding software you’re using. Today, in order to help you save time and boost your productivity, we’re going to take a look at some of the… Continue Reading →

PHP Meeting Recap – April 30th - Make WordPress Core

This recap is a summary of our previous PHP meeting. It highlights the ideas and decisions which came up during that meeting, both as a means of documenting and to provide a quick overview for those who were unable to… Continue Reading →

8 Tips to Have a Fast and Clean WordPress Database - WP Blog

WordPress has consolidated its position as the go-to CMS for all projects. Whether it is a corporate website or a professional portfolio, WordPress provides the perfect platform and the right set of tools to get the job done. An important… Continue Reading →

May 2018 Comics w/ CodeinWP … #WebSecurity #ProductivityApps #WordPressThemes - Code In WP

Hello everyone, so we are back with yet another round of cool and funny comics … loosely related to WordPress, tech, building websites, and other real life events (if you’re a web person, that is). Our comic collection has been… Continue Reading →

How Malware Really Affects Your WordPress Website - Elegant Themes

WordPress, as a platform, is more secure than many others. However, there are always vulnerabilities in any service you use. The more popular a platform is, the more likely that people are going to try and crack its defenses. When… Continue Reading →

GDPR Dominates WordPress Discussions, Gutenberg 2.7 Out, Theme Review Rules Changing 🗞️ May 2018 WordPress News w/ CodeinWP - Code In WP

 This is the May 2018 edition of “This Month in WordPress with CodeinWP.”  Hey guys! 2018 is flying by and I can’t believe it’s already May. It feels just like yesterday when our team was setting individual New Year’s resolutions,… Continue Reading →

Hacked by an 11 Year Old - Wordfence Blog

The Wordfence team recently sponsored and attended WordCamp Atlanta. Instead of doing the usual boring corporate thing with our booth, we decided to host a capture the flag, or CTF contest. A CTF is essentially a hacking contest. It is… Continue Reading →

WordPress Plugin vs Functions.php file (Which is better?) - WP Beginner

We are often asked by users whether they should install a WordPress plugin or add code to their theme’s functions.php file? Some users believe that adding code is always the better method for performance, but that’s actually not true. In… Continue Reading →

Solved: Jetpack Generating Mysterious Admin Email Change Messages - Wordfence Blog

We’ve received quite a few questions about this in the past 24 hours, either via forums, email or twitter. Roughly 14 hours ago we started seeing reports that WordPress site owners running Jetpack were receiving emails that stated the following:… Continue Reading →

Guide to small business cloud services in 2018 - GoDaddy Garage

With the right software and support, including small business cloud services, a small business can compete with big businesses on a fairly even playing field. It seems almost insane to think about, but we’ve come a long way with technology… Continue Reading →

The Month in WordPress: April 2018 - WordPress.org News

This past month saw a lot of preparation for upcoming events and releases across the WordPress project. Read on to find out more about these plans, and everything else that happened around the community in April. The WordPress 15th Anniversary… Continue Reading →

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: Which one is better? - Macho Themes Blog

It’s safe to say that WordPress is Internet’s favorite platform. Just take a look: more than 50% of top million active websites are powered by WordPress. While you probably know what WordPress is, let’s explain it, just in case a… Continue Reading →

12 types of business models for web designers and developers - GoDaddy Garage

The office lifestyle isn’t exactly the most appealing for people who dream of freedom. The alarm clock is the biggest enemy in the morning, the commute to work is too long, and that cubicle is starting to feel cramped. Imagine… Continue Reading →

How to Blacklist IP Addresses and Users to Protect Your WordPress Site - Elegant Themes

No matter how large or small your website is, security is crucial. One of the most effective ways to protect your website is to block IP addresses and harmful users from having access to your website. This is known as… Continue Reading →

11 Best WordPress Subreddits You Should be Reading - Elegant Themes

In a lot of ways, Reddit is the internet. It’s slogan as being the front-page of the internet is pretty spot on. Websites fear and desire the Reddit “hug of death,” and professionals, hobbyists, and everything in between gather in forums… Continue Reading →

Ultimate Guide: How to Start a WordPress Blog (Step by Step) - WP Beginner

Do you want to start a WordPress blog the right way? We know that starting a blog can be a terrifying thought specially when you are not geeky. Guess what – you are not alone. Having helped over 130,000+ users… Continue Reading →

How to Link an Email Address in WordPress - WhatsWP

In recent days, our readers ask us with a question that how to link an email address in WordPress. It is true that users normally prefer to use a contact form than to click an email link, but you can… Continue Reading →

DIY or DIFM? Factors for deciding how to make a website - GoDaddy Garage

This article was updated on April 27, 2018. If you’re a small business owner who wants to learn how to make a website, you’ll find plenty of information online that focuses on various aspects of these two website building methods:… Continue Reading →

Is That WordPress Plugin Safe? 15 Warning Signs to Skip Downloading - WPMU Dev

Even the smallest and simplest of WordPress websites needs plugins. Akismet is a must if the site has a blog. A security plugin like Defender is non-negotiable. And a solid contact form is needed if you intend on collecting leads…. Continue Reading →

State of the Website Review: 10 steps for an annual website review - GoDaddy Garage

Updated April 26, 2018 We all recognize the State of the Union Address as an annual presentation reporting on the condition of the nation, as well as outlining the legislative agenda for the coming year. The president reports on the… Continue Reading →

Understanding Your WordPress Security Grade Report - iThemes

iThemes Security Pro recently introduced a new WordPress Security Grade Report feature that allows you to see a quick overview of the security status of your WordPress website. With just a single click from your WordPress dashboard, you can see… Continue Reading →

How to Disable WordPress Auto-Update Feature - Macho Themes Blog

You probably know that WordPress automatically updates your site – including themes and plugins – from time to time. While there’s a ton of benefits of automatic updates and developers and testers always do their best to not have this… Continue Reading →

How to connect WordPress to a CRM - GoDaddy Garage

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a… Continue Reading →

What You Should do When WordPress Releases a New Version - WP Blog

WordPress has a history of regularly releasing updates in an attempt to improve the security and performance of the CMS. These days, the frequency of updates has increased and in the wake of recent security incidents, regular updates have become… Continue Reading →

What Are WordPress Salt Keys (And How Can You Change Them)? - Elegant Themes

When it comes to protecting your WordPress website, the login screen is an important line of defense. A significant part of this is making sure your password is secure, which makes it far less likely that attackers will be able… Continue Reading →

Key Signs That Your WordPress Site Has Been Hacked - WhatsWP

WordPress is one of the most widely used content management systems in the market. So there is no surprise that attackers take WordPress sites as an aggressive target. Across the globe, more than 130,000 WordPress sites are being attacked per… Continue Reading →

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