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How to Automatically Resize Thumbnails using the Regenerate Thumbnails WordPress Plugin

There’s a lightweight WordPress plugin that can make a big difference to your site’s appearance when you change your theme. It’s called Regenerate Thumbnails. What does it do, and why do you need it? Let’s back up a minute and talk about thumbnails Thumbnails are the images that ride alongside or above the post snippets […]

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CoSchedule, the Fabulous WordPress Editorial Calendar Plugin (it does Social Media, too!)

Running a website means you’re in the publishing business. And if you’re in publishing, you should have an Editorial Calendar. As Copyblogger says, “An editorial calendar is just a fancy name for a pubishing schedule.” The editorial calendar is where you plan your WordPress content in the upcoming days, weeks or even months. If you

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How to Choose the Right WordPress Plugin

A WordPress plugin is a wonderful tool. Plugins can add all sorts of functionality to your WordPress site, and they’re easy to install and manage. On the downside, sometimes plugins don’t play nicely together, hog server resources, or misbehave in other ways when they’re supposed to be working together. First, A Word of Caution Before

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