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6 Useful Plugins for Adding Features to Contact Form 7 - WPMU Dev

Contact Form 7 is a fantastic free plugin for adding contact forms to a WordPress site. But despite its ease of use and reliability, it’s missing a lot of features out-of-the-box. I recently showed how you can style Contact Form… Continue Reading →

Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.9 Beta 1 Is Here! - WP Lift

The biggest news from this past week is that WordPress 4.9 Beta 1 is out. The new features look pretty cool, and I’m sure you’ll see a more in-depth look from us soon. Beyond that, Fred at WP Shout also… Continue Reading →

10 PHP Tutorials Aspiring WordPress Developers Should Walk Through - Elegant Themes

PHP is the backbone of WordPress (~70% of the source code is in PHP), and that means for aspiring WordPress developers, there’s not much of a choice of what programming language to learn. (JavaScript is really the other major player,… Continue Reading →

Guide to Post Google Docs to WordPress directly: Add-on for Collaborative Editing - Template Toaster

Are you fed up of copy-paste headaches while publishing your content? Do you want a permanent solution to import Google Docs to WordPress directly? Let me introduce you to a facile solution. You write a long article with attractive images… Continue Reading →

Squarespace vs WordPress – Which One is Better? (Pros and Cons) - Kinsta Blog

While WordPress is, by far, the world’s most popular content management system, that doesn’t mean it’s the only way to make a website. In recent years, we’ve seen the rise of beginner-friendly website builders like Squarespace and Wix. In this… Continue Reading →

Infinite Scroll + Masonry in Genesis - Sridhar Katakam

In one of my earlier tutorials, I showed how to set up a button to load more posts on the same page using Infinite Scroll in Genesis. In this article, we are going to take it one step further and… Continue Reading →

24 Best WordPress Themes for Selling eBooks - WP Beginner

Are you looking for WordPress themes for selling ebooks? Well, you’re in luck because there are dozens of WordPress themes designed for selling digital products. In this article, we will show you the best WordPress themes for selling ebooks. Building… Continue Reading →

How to Customize Or Hide the WordPress Admin Toolbar - WP Lift

Since WordPress 3.1, the WordPress Admin Bar, now known as the WordPress Toolbar, has been a part of the WordPress core. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, it’s that omnipresent bar at the top of your screen whenever… Continue Reading →

Full Width Page Template in Genesis for Beaver Builder and Elementor - Sridhar Katakam

In the past, I shared a page template for Beaver Builder based on Bill Erickson’s full width landing pages here. Here I cover a similar but slightly better/generic approach that can be used for Beaver Builder, Elementor and theoretically, any… Continue Reading →

How To Fix “Error Establishing A Database Connection” In WordPress - Shout Me Loud

The “error establishing a database connection” message is an especially frustrating WordPress error where your entire site gets replaced by a message that looks like this: If you’re reading this post, there’s a good chance that you’re experiencing this error… Continue Reading →

Full-width featured image with a widget area overlay on static Pages in Digital Pro - Sridhar Katakam

In the comments section of How to display full sized (viewport height) featured image on static Pages in Digital Pro, a user asked: Hi Sridhar! Thanks for your tutorials, i have tried out a handful and they all work marvelously!… Continue Reading →

How to Get Rid of Empty Lines in Your CSS and PHP Files - WP Shout

WordPress has this problem—especially if you use its built-in “Theme Editor” and “Plugin Editor” features—where CSS, PHP, JavaScript, and other code and markup files start getting one or more empty lines between every line of actual content. Here’s a very… Continue Reading →

How to Close the Deal: A Freelancer’s Proposal and Contract - iThemes

Freelancers love to land new projects. It’s what we do. A good proposal and contract can make it even easier to seal the deal. Too often freelancers do work without a contract (48% of the time). Or they stumble into… Continue Reading →

12.8% of Sites Have Sensitive File Disclosure Vulnerabilities - Wordfence Blog

As you probably know we launched Gravityscan this May. Gravityscan is a security scanner for any website that serves as a great complement to Wordfence. Yesterday we were analyzing aggregate scan result data from Gravityscan, and we noticed data that… Continue Reading →

How to Find Your Blogging Niche with WordPress - WP Explorer

As a new blogger, you may be a little uncertain about how to get started. Especially if you want to gain a large audience or earn income from your blog, you can easily get overwhelmed by the number of decisions… Continue Reading →

Using Pimple as a Service Container in WordPress Development - Torque

In my last article for Torque, I talked about the advantages of using a container in your WordPress plugin or app. I walked through the process of designing a container from scratch to manage three classes Twitter – Feed, Account,… Continue Reading →

Are Conversational Interfaces the Future of Websites? - Page.ly

Are Conversational Interfaces the Future of Websites? A few years back, I was surprised when I turned on my PlayStation to settle in for a night of marathoning horror movies on Netflix. It wasn’t that they had changed the interface… Continue Reading →

WordPress Weekly News 038: WordPress Vulnerabilities, Gutenberg 1.4 and more! - WP Blog

In the past few weeks, WordPress saw some security vulnerabilities and famous plugins getting banned. In this week’s WordPress Weekly News, we will talk about Postman SMTP Plugin being removed from the WordPress repository, and Gutenberg 1.4! Postman SMTP Banned… Continue Reading →

Website recovery: How GoDaddy Website Security, powered by Sucuri, helped us rescue a client’s site [case study] - GoDaddy Garage

According to Google, there was a 32-percent increase in the amount of hacked sites from 2015 to 2016. Scarier still, 56 percent of web traffic is from bots, hacking tools, scrapers and scammers. Sadly, there are those who get a kick out… Continue Reading →

eCommerce fraud prevention for sporting goods stores - GoDaddy Garage

If you think you don’t need to worry about security because your eCommerce site is a small one, you should know that most hackers don’t think about size. It’s true that the most ambitious hackers go after larger sites like… Continue Reading →

How to Show Total Number of Posts in WordPress - WP Beginner

Do you want to show the total number of posts on your WordPress site? Showing total number of articles may help showcase the consistency of your blog and encourages users to look for more content. In this article, we will… Continue Reading →

Closing a spider trap: fix crawl inefficiencies - Yoast

We recently made some changes to how yoast.com is run as a shop and how it’s hosted. In that process, we accidentally removed our robots.txt file and caused a so-called spider trap to open. In this post, I’ll show you… Continue Reading →

Our WordPress Content Curation Guide – What You Need to Know - WP Mayor

So you want to take on the mammoth task of curating the web’s content into one convenient place? Nowadays, it seems like everyone and their mother has a blog, so content curation is a valuable service to the many content… Continue Reading →

GreenGeeks VS InMotion Hosting - WhatsWP

GreenGeeks and InMotion Hosting are two reputable hosting providers with quality WordPress hosting service. Indeed, GreenGeeks is the better choice for environmentalist while InMotion Hosting is more suitable for small business. In this article, we compare GreenGeeks VS InMotion shared… Continue Reading →

How to exclude specific taxonomy terms from entry meta on CPT pages in Genesis - Sridhar Katakam

In the comments section of How to exclude specific tags from Entry Meta in Genesis, a user asked: In this tutorial, we shall: create a function for `get_the_terms` filter to exclude specific term(s) by its/their name(s). use the `genesis_post_terms_shortcode` filter… Continue Reading →

Torque Toons: How to Talk to Your Kids About Gutenberg - Torque

The Gutenberg Editor is coming to WordPress next year. Here’s how to explain the new content-based block editor in terms everyone can understand. Doc Pop Doctor Popular is an artist and musician living in San Francisco. As a full disclaimer,… Continue Reading →

50+ Frequently Asked Questions About WordPress - WP Explorer

Have a question? No problem – we get a ton of questions about WordPress everyday. To help we thought we’d share and expand on some of the most common questions we’ve been asked about WordPress! We’ll cover tons of topics including:… Continue Reading →

Using Divi’s Animations to Unfold Content with Sliding Images - Elegant Themes

Welcome to part 2 of this 5 part series that will teach you how use Divi’s new Animation options to design awesome page sections. I’m going to be walking you through how to build the different sections of our live… Continue Reading →

What’s new in WooCommerce 3.2: Improved coupons and extension management - Woo Themes

Since our last minor release back in June, we’ve been working on a multitude of improvements to improve the WooCommerce admin experience: Apply discounts to orders using coupons, without the chore of doing manual calculations. See which versions of extensions… Continue Reading →

What’s New in WordPress 4.9 - Kinsta Blog

WordPress 4.9 Beta 1 has just been released and is available for testing. The second major release of this year marks a significant step toward a more user-centric way to customize and manage websites, with great improvements to the Customizer,… Continue Reading →

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