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August 2016: Ten Latest Free WordPress Plugins

August 29th, 2016
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In August, just like every month, I took on the challenge to find the ten most interesting new WordPress plugins for you in the official plugin index. So you keep ahead of the curve and always add the newest features and many awesome functions that will surprise your visitors. Free WordPress plugins are that extra something for your blog. 1 – User Dashboard Notifications The...

Themes

10 Hand-Picked WordPress Themes of August 2016

August 26th, 2016
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Once again, just like every month, I took a look into the official theme index to pick the ten coolest free WordPress themes of the month. Many pretty themes were published, so I’m certain that you’ll find a new layout for your website among them. Enjoy ten hand-picked WordPress themes of August 2016. 1 – Boston Boston is a pure blogging theme that was...

Development

PHP7 and WordPress: Can You Already Spark the Turbo? [Infographic]

July 31st, 2016
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Since the third of December 2015, the latest version of PHP, carrying the number seven, is available. To remove legacy waste, the developers decided to partially give up on backward compatibility. For WordPress users, this brings up the question whether PHP7 is already usable, and which advantages can come with using it if any. Therefore, let’s take a short look at these important questions....

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Blogging for Beginners Vol. 2: Plugin Basics, Theme Choice

July 29th, 2016
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In the first part of our small series “Blogging for Beginners”, you’ve picked your web host and decided on a domain. In this second part, we’ll help you install the most important plugins, as well as find a theme, so you can start blogging soon. Plugins and a suitable theme are very important parts of any WordPress blog. They determine what your blog looks...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Easy: How to Switch Your WordPress to HTTPS

July 28th, 2016
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Easy: How to Switch Your WordPress to HTTPS

Switching WordPress to HTTPS, meaning an SSL certificate, is often determined as being difficult on the internet. However, as always when it comes to things said on the web, be careful. The truth is that it is rather easy, and everyone that has at least some experience with WordPress, and can install the CMS can do it. In this article, I’ll guide you through...

Themes

Best of July 2016: 10 Free WordPress Themes

July 24th, 2016
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Each month, we look for the most beautiful, fresh, and above all else, free WordPress themes for your blog revamp. This month is very generous when it comes to newly published templates for our favorite CMS. We have found a couple of very appealing themes that can freshen up and embellish your website from now on. Have fun while discovering the new themes. Free...

Plugins

WP Staging: Cloning WordPress Websites per Click

July 22nd, 2016
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WP Staging is one of the most interesting WordPress plugins I tested recently. With just a few clicks, you can create an exact clone of an entire website. You need a developer page to test plugins and themes? You want to create a new design for your website? Then, this plugin is the one for you. A pure developer page is useful for many...

Plugins

WordPress Backup: The Right Strategy

July 20th, 2016
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A WordPress backup strategy is of significant importance for every website and blog. Maybe you already read that over and over and can’t stand hearing about it anymore. Nonetheless, you should consider it immediately, should you not provide regular backups for your blog yet. It can go up in flames a lot faster than you might think. This is Why a Backup Strategy is...

Plugins

Dew-Fresh: 10 Free WordPress Plugins of July 2016

July 17th, 2016
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Like every month, I once again compiled a list of this month’s ten most interesting, fresh, and free WordPress plugins from the official WordPress index. Now, your blog can shine with brand-new functions. Your visitors will be surprised by your new features over and over again. Focus of July: Free WordPress Plugins for Niche Applications 1 – WP Script Optimizer WP Script Optimizer is a...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Hacked? Retrieve Access to Your WordPress Backend

July 14th, 2016
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Hacked? Retrieve Access to Your WordPress Backend

One day, you wake up and realize that your WordPress got hacked. Maybe the landing page shows a skull and mocks you, as you may have made a mistake allowing the hacker to access the page. Now, you have a real problem, because no matter what username and password combination you try, you just won’t get back into your website’s admin area. Stay calm;...

Plugins

WordPress Maintenance Mode: Best Practices

July 7th, 2016
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I expect every WordPress user to know it; the WordPress Maintenance Mode. During every update, the CMS puts itself into the maintenance mode, no matter whether it’s a core, theme, or plugin update. In that period, your visitors are unable to access your website. This doesn’t sound all that good, but it’s actually a handy thing. The WordPress Maintenance Mode There are many possible...

Themes

Hueman WordPress Theme: Free and Feature-packed

June 23rd, 2016
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Hueman has over 70,000 active installations, making it one of the most successful free WordPress themes. This is more than enough reason for us to give you a close look at this theme. Let’s find out together, what it is that makes this theme so successful, and what it has to offer. The pretty design can’t be the only reason for the tremendous success....

Plugins

The Ten Freshest WordPress Plugins of June 2016

June 21st, 2016
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Once again, it’s time for me to write the article that’s the most exciting of each month. As always, my job is to find the best, and freshest WordPress plugins. Many friends of WordPress like to test new features, me being one of them. How many new, and cool features are waiting for you this time? Wait and see. 1 – LH Jetpack Related Posts...

Business Online

How to Start an Email Newsletter Using MailChimp and WordPress

June 17th, 2016
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The importance of email campaigns is not only high regarding e-commerce, WordPress blogs can also benefit from a frequently sent out email newsletters. A newsletter is an effective way to keep the readers of your blog updated. This way, you can turn visitors into regular readers, as offering an email newsletter solves a problem of your visitor. Not every person has enough interest or...