How to Offload WordPress Images to Amazon S3

WordPress media items, such as images, videos and audio files, tend to take up a lot of space on your server’s storage drive. This can lead to a decline in your site’s speed over time, especially if you’re someone who publishes a lot of content with high-quality images. Fortunately, you can integrate your WordPress site with Amazon S3, Amazon’s cloud storage service that’s a part…

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How to deal with ad blockers on your WordPress website

Generating an online revenue source from placing advertisements on your WordPress website can be challenging enough. This task is increasingly made more difficult due to the rapid increase in popularity of Ad Blockers. Ad blockers have been single-handedly changing how the landscape of the internet looks. This is set to continue despite the best efforts of a variety of global online industries to bring its…

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Difference between WordPress.com & WordPress.org

WordPress is the most widely content publishing platform on the web, and it comes in different packages: the hosted WordPress.com, and the self-hosted WordPress.org! In this article we’re going to focus on the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org and try to help you decide which is the best solution for you to gain benefits from the WordPress ecosystem. WordPress – Hosted vs. Self-Hosted A new…

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Third-party publishing apps that work with WordPress

WordPress bloggers and site owners who are searching for new ways to work with content have a few options open to them — though not as many as one might want. In this post, we’ll take a look at several third-party publishing apps that publish to WordPress and that provide text editing interfaces you can use to create and revise your content. First, though, let’s…

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10+ Best WordPress plugins to manage WordPress Multisite

As well as WordPress being a multi-purpose content publishing tool, there is a feature of WordPress that not many beginners will be aware of. WordPress Multisite enables you to create a network of independent websites from a single WordPress installation. This means one set of files on your server, utilising one database, all making use of a single collection of users, themes and plugins. What…

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How to change the order of posts within the loop in WordPress

If you’re not happy with the way WordPress sorts and displays your posts by default, then you’ve got two choices: either (1) change the Loop code (either by changing your WordPress theme or by coding a custom Loop) or (2) pick a plugin. Sometimes, for whatever reasons, you would like a little more flexibility to order posts than WordPress provides out of the box. If…

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Choosing the best types of advertisements for WordPress

Generating an online revenue stream can be paramount to the success of your WordPress website. Despite the recent rise in popularity of a great variety of ad blocking software and services, website advertisements are still the best method for you to deploy if you are to at least cover operating costs. There are a wide-range of different types of advertisements for your WordPress website to…

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Website hacked? How to fix hacked WordPress websites

If you have never experienced a security breach with your WordPress installation then you’re one of the lucky ones. Website security should be of paramount importance to every WordPress website administrator, no matter how big or small your online empire may be. Ensuring your site is not only a safe place for people to visit, but also any data stored within your WordPress installation is…

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Introduction to Markdown in WordPress

There is a WordPress feature that may be largely unfamiliar to many WordPress users. The use of Markdown within WordPress content allows simpler implementation of basic HTML elements. Essentially it’s a shortcut that allows you to quickly and easily add things such as lists, paragraphs, headings, links, images, and stylistic elements into your content on posts and pages. This allows you to focus on the…

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A look at the WordPress Mobile App

Given the nature of life and technology these days, it’s no surprise that mobile is grabbing more and more of the tech spotlight. From last year’s mobilegeddon – Google’s search emphasis on mobile-friendliness and responsive design – to the increasing reliance on mobile devices for content consumption, the mobile boom is no longer a fad but just the way we do things. That’s great for…

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