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You can learn how to start a WordPress site using the Internet as your primary teaching tool. WordPress is very easy to use, fortunately, even for dummies. Many an ebook can be found on this subject. You need woocommerce as an open-source e-commerce plugin that helps your website function. Paying for WordPress comes out to being $96 a year. This plug-in helps you sell online with the eCommerce platform. WordPress itself is defined as a blog platform that allows anybody to set up a WordPress site.
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With the rapid growth of technology, ICT and AWS services are on the rise. Many businesses have benefited from web hosting for WordPress in many ways. With WordPress's help, both site builders and content management systems, users can carry out Cloud hosting services for free, get manageable web premium payment among others.
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It’s so common on the internet to have your content stolen. People often scrape your entire hard-worked content and put it over on their sites. That includes image hotlinking too, when the images hosted on the web server paid by you, being used by someone else. If you use WordPress to publish your content, you can easily enable image hotlinking protection on your WordPress-powered site. This post is all about guiding you to protect your images from being stolen like that. What the heck is Imag...
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There are times when WordPress developers need category data, especially the ID, while developing themes and plugins. It is not an ideal way, but sometimes, you may need to get the category ID using the Category name. In case you too are in such a situation, here is a quick code snippet to grab the ID of a category by providing the category name. The Function We can utilize the get_term_by() function from WordPress core to get the term ID, the term in this case would be our category. The functio...
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You can create two types of blogs with WordPress: WordPress.com hosted and self-hosted by installing WordPress on your web host. I’m not going to cover the difference between these two, but I’ll tell you how to find out owner’s information of WordPress blogs of both types. Again, reason to contact owner can be anything, a request for guest post, content take-down, or advertising etc. This guide comes in handy when you are not able to find how to reach to the author of a WordPress based blo...
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Those who’ve been using Yoast’s WordPress SEO and/or a separate XML Sitemap plugin, might have came across this strange warning: The following plugins might cause (xml sitemaps) issues with Yoast WordPress SEO: Google XML Sitemaps. You see this error when you install an XML Sitemap plugin (eg. Google XML Sitemaps, I use this plugin and got this warning) with already having WordPress SEO installed, and vice versa. Why you see this error A kind note before going any further: I don’t want ...
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If you are a Web developer and still code websites compatible with a few older versions of Internet Explorer, then you must be well aware of X-UA-Compatible meta tag. Preface The X-UA-Compatible is a document mode meta tag that allows web developers to choose for what version of IE the page should render as. Below is how the tag looks like: <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge"> You may provide information to the content attribute accordingly as per your requ...
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An XML Sitemap provides you the way to let search engines crawl and index the new URLs on your website. With static websites, you need to generate and change the sitemap again-and-again manually to include new URLs within it. But if you use WordPress, you don’t need to do that stuff manually, as you have some awesome plugins to do that automatically for you. Why do I need XML sitemaps on my WordPress site? Generally, search engine services like Google & Bing Webmaster Tools make use of XML...
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A Content slider allows us to present the content in style, without using much space on our websites. Some of the best examples of the content you would love to put in a content slider are: Featured posts Image Gallery Testimonials There are some cool free projects that may help you to do a content slider on your website, but WordPress users, as always they do, may take advantage of cool plugins to do that. Here is a showcase of top Responsive Content slider plugins for WordPress picked from t...
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WordPress plugins are version-based. You receive updates in your admin dashboard as soon as a new version update for a plugin is available. For some plugins you might feel like the previous version was better than the current one. And then you may want to rollback the version changes for that specific plugin. Same thing has happened to me when I updated one of the regularly used plugins on my sites. Its not that I got dissatisfied with the plugin. It was just a feature that bothered me for a whi...