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What’s New in WordPress 5.2 Release Candidate

The first Release Candidate for WordPress 5.2 is now available for beta test and final release on May 7, 2019! This is a significant momentous as WordPress advances towards version 5.2 publication date of its first “Release Candidate” which means that the novel version is prepared for release, but with billions of operators and millions of plugins and themes, it is quite possible something may have missed out. The new WordPress 5.2 Release Candidate is planned to be released on Tuesday, May 7. But WordPress requested the help of developers or users to get there. Unless you as a WordPress…

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Best Free SEO Optimized Education WordPress Themes

Before Google it was Yahoo who was ruling the internet and suddenly Google took over and surprise all in the work and since then its been the No. 1 till date. What made this possible? If we look at the basics, any website made, there is only and only one reason for it, that is, to give something to the visitor. Unless a website fulfills this basic requirement, it can’t survive. If you are creating website for generating revenue or putting highly demanding content and there is no creativity in it that can make the visitor stay on the page,…

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WordPress Security Essentials

Steps To Securing a WordPress Site – Basics WordPress is a brilliant content management system, but due to its popularity, it’s become one of the most targeted platforms on the internet. WordPress core files and folder systems are structured in such a way as to give users the most flexibility possible. But with flexibility comes a few security constraints; which is why we’re going to give you a few tips and tricks to secure your WordPress website even more by focusing on the basics, we’ve also created an “Advanced Security” section for users who are more familiar with editing certain…

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Master Strokes of Divi Theme for WordPress: Complete Guide

An Introduction to Divi Theme for WordPress What is Divi? Divi is a VERY POWERFUL theme built specifically for WordPress users. Unlike many themes out there, Divi has a few magical built-in features which give it the decisive edge to be (in our opinion) the MOST POWERFUL website builder theme on the market. As the saying goes “with great power, comes great responsibility”, and Divi handles all of the responsibility for you; as well as giving you the freedom to build and create whatever you can imagine. So what’s under the hood? As mentioned above, Divi comes with a plethora of…

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How to Fix a Hacked WordPress Website

Fixing a Hacked WordPress Website Dealing with a hacked site is stressful, your first and foremost action is to remain calm. Keeping calm will allow you to tackle the problem with a clear head. Take your time and do NOT rush anything, even if it means you could potentially have to go through each file one by one, keeping calm is key. The most important things you should look at are as follows: Are you able to log into your wordpress admin panel? Can you access the actual website frontend. (If not then your first place to check is your .htaccess…

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5 Wh Questions Answered About Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

Content Delivery Networks (CDN) CDN is an umbrella term spanning different types of content delivery services: video streaming, software downloads, web and mobile content acceleration, licensed/managed CDN, transparent caching, and services to measure CDN performance, load balancing, multi-CDN switching and analytics and cloud intelligence. Wikipedia Question 1: What is a CDN? CDN’s (Content Delivery Networks) are the hidden backbone infrastructure behind millions of websites that you never see and rarely hear about. They are, for the most part, the lifeline of many websites, and give users uninterrupted access to content throughout the internet. Whether you know it or not, the…

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What is a canonical element

Canonical URLs A canonical URL allows you to tell search engines that certain similar URLs are actually one and the same. Yoast Before we jump into Canonical URL’s, you should understand that the concept and idea of using canonical URL’s is rather simple, but actually implementing them correctly can be quite complex and confusing. With that said, we’ll do our best to break it all down in a simplistic manner. So what is a canonical element? The rel=canonical element; sometimes referred to as the “canonical link” is an HTML element that prevents webmasters from having duplicate content issues. It solves…

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How to Use htaccess Files for 301 & 302 Redirects Effectively

.htaccess Files and 301 & 302 Redirects It is common practice to redirect one URL to another. When doing this, it is critical to observe best practices in order to maintain SEO value. MOZ .htaccess Files The .htaccess file is an Apache web server configuration file that when detected by the web server will execute whatever rules are within the .htaccess file. This configuration file can be used to alter how the web server responds to user requests, by either enabling or disabling certain functions on the web server. An .htaccess file is a very powerful and simple tool in your…

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Must Check This Out Before Upgrading To WordPress 5.1

As you are aware that WordPress 5.1 is already out and available for upgrade, many do not upgrade as it is available and wait for some update from experts about the positive or negative feedback as there have been many issues in recent past with some users when the complete transformation took place from the Classic Editor to Gutenberg Editor. That is the reason why bloggers hate to upgrade immediately to newer versions when released. That’s why I thought of giving some update about the new version that is available for upgrade in your WordPress admin panel. To begin with,…

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What are Themes, Plugins & Widgets

WordPress has 3 main components that extend the functionality of the Content Management System (CMS). Themes Plugins Widgets These components are what give WordPress its power. Think of WordPress as buying a vehicle and having the option to have extra bells and whistles added to the basic package to increase performance, and offer you unique features to your specific make and model. So let’s break down the 3 main components and then we’ll delve into what each of them can bring to the table in terms of making your WordPress website awesome. Themes A theme is essentially a skin that…