WordPress Security: Ultimate guide on how to secure your WordPress website

WordPress security isn’t something to take lightly. WordPress usage is at 29% (at the time this article was written), and over 500 WordPress-based sites are added to W3Techs’ list of the top 10 million sites on a daily basis. As of this writing, the WPScan Vulnerability Database has cataloged over 10,000 vulnerabilities. What do these numbers mean for you? A lot if you power any…

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How to add Twitter Cards to WordPress websites

Sharing content on Twitter is a great way to drive traffic to your site. Yet, the actual Tweet itself doesn’t really provide much information about the content being shared. In best case a standard Tweet would simply contain a small amount of descriptive text written by the user tweeting, a link to the content, a manually uploaded image, and maybe one or two #hashtags or…

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How to install WordPress on your local environment (XAMPP / MAMP)

A Local Environment, also known as a Localhost, is basically an offline web server that you run from your own computer. As it is using files stored on your hard drive, websites as well as all other scripts and software will run much faster than if it were online. This makes it easy to develop websites or software locally and is an essential part of…

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How to create a clickable background image in WordPress

You may have seen advertisements that cover a website’s entire background. These clickable background images are called Takeover Ads as they can literally takeover the entire appearance of a website for maximum exposure. Implementing clickable background advertisements into WordPress themes is a straight-forward process and can be accomplished in no time at all, using just a standard child theme with some simple HTML/CSS modifications. Before…

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Using WordPress Custom Fields to Create a Review System

A standard WordPress post contains various amounts of data, such as the post title, categories, keyword tags and a featured image. But did you know that you can add a whole range of meta-data to each post that you can manipulate in any way you like using Custom Fields? What Are Custom Fields? Custom Fields can be used to add additional pieces of information to…

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Video Tutorial: MH Magazine WordPress Theme v3.0.0

A few days ago we released a major update for our highly popular MH Magazine WordPress Theme. The new version of MH Magazine includes a lot of additional features, options and custom widgets to create nice and appealing online magazines, dynamic news websites or professional blogs. MH Magazine is ideal if you want to take your existing online magazine, news website or blog to the…

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How to Change the WP Prefix in WordPress Database

WordPress security is an important matter for any blogger who wants to keep his site safe from hackers, malware and cyber attacks. We’ve already published a tutorial about the most important steps you should take for better WordPress security and now we want to complement this with a simple add-on about how to change the default WordPress database prefix to a custom value for better…

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