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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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How to Create and Use WordPress Categories

WordPress Tutorial #12 When you use WordPress Categories properly, you can help your site visitor find what he’s looking for quickly and easily. As an internet user, there’s nothing worse than going to a website and not finding what you want. And, as a site owner, there’s nothing worse than having potential customers leave because …

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WordPress Security: How to Switch to a Safer Username

Recently there’s been a lot of news about hackers attempting to get into WordPress websites. In this particular set of hacking attempts, the bad guys are going after sites where the username is Admin. Using Admin is like leaving your front door wide open, with a plate of cookies and a pitcher of milk set …

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Don’t Screw Up the Code — How to Copy and Paste Text into WordPress

WordPress Tutorial #14 (for the Classic Editor) Word and WordPress have lots going on behind the scenes. If you like to write in Word, Page, Google Docs, or another word processor, there’s a right way to copy and paste text into WordPress. Note: This information is accurate for all versions of WordPress prior to 3.9. …

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WordPress Security: How to Protect Your Site from Hackers

WordPress Tutorial #9 In Tutorial #5 you learned how to protect your WordPress website from spammers. In this article, we’ll talk about how to protect WordPress from hackers — they’re the real bad guys. WordPress is the most popular platform for website building. Unfortunately, its popularity also makes it a target. That’s why you need …

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How to Add a Post to your WordPress Website Using the Classic Editor

WordPress Tutorial #8 Content is what visitors to your site are looking for. Just as visitors to your home don’t check out how the foundation was poured or the framing, visitors to your website don’t generally care about those elements either. As long as your navigation works and the site is visually pleasing, they’ll focus …

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