Alternative plugins to Codestyling Localization

For quite some time we’ve used the Codestyling Localization plugin to translate themes and plugins in WordPress. This plugin was convenient to use and made translating WordPress themes easy, but unfortunately the plugin has not been updated for a very long time and was eventually removed from the official WordPress Plugin Directory. While searching for good alternatives to Codestyling Localization, we’ve found a translation plugin,…

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Basics of WordPress Plugins for WordPress Beginners

WordPress as a content management system is built around two important factors: WordPress themes and plugins. Whilst WordPress themes are for organizing and displaying your content in a manner that reflects industry design choices, WordPress plugins are all about expanding your website/blog to new heights with the help of additional features and capabilities. A traditional example would be that you want to optimize your WordPress…

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Things to consider when installing a new WordPress plugin

WordPress has just released a new version of it’s content management system, WordPress 4.2 is dubbed “Powell” and brings forth some interesting features, including better and easier content sharing through the “Press This” button, and also less troubling plugins updates through the new streamlined plugin updates feature. Few days before this update, we also saw some news headlines that highlighted some critical security vulnerabilities that…

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Top 5 Plugins to Enable a Customized Author Box for WordPress

WordPress is for everyone, including your friends, family members, and associates. You might want to let these people to blog a post on your behalf, it happens, we’ve all done it before. The default codex that WordPress uses to display author information is quite lousy – in terms of capabilities – and a plugin is usually required, to give authors the spotlight and credit they…

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