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Important WordPress Terms That You Need to Know

WordPress is the world’s leading CMS by a large margin. Its popularity is due, in large part, to its ease of use. However, if you have never dealt with WordPress before, or if you’re just not technically savvy, it’s a bit hard to understand the platform. One of the key ways of knowing your way…

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8 Things to Immediately Do Once You’ve Installed WordPress

So, you’ve installed the world’s most popular web platforms: WordPress. If you’re a beginner who doesn’t have much online experience, you may be wondering what’s next. To get the most out of your WordPress, you will need to take the right steps. And that’s the purpose of this blog post: to give you, the beginner,…

How to Create a WordPress Logout Shortcode

How to Create a WordPress Logout Shortcode

//WordPress Logout Shortcode function logout_func ($atts, $content = null) { extract(shortcode_atts(array( ‘linktext’ => ‘Log Out’, ), $atts)); $logoutlink = wp_logout_url(home_url() ); return ‘‘. $linktext .’‘; } add_shortcode( ‘wplogout’, ‘logout_func’ ); ?> // Example Usage: // [wplogout linktext=”YES”] – if you don’t specify linktext, will just display “Log Out”

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Why Custom Sidebars Pro Is One of the Most Essential WordPress Plugins You’ll Ever Use

WordPress’ widget function has always been limiting. The average WordPress site will have identical sidebars, with the same widgets, on every single page of the site. There is no flexibility, no customization, no control. Most of the widget customization plugins on the market are basic and are not feature-rich. WordPress users have been forced to…

email-marketing

The 2 WordPress Plugins That Will Explode the Size of Your Email List

A business neglecting its email list is like a gardener refusing to water his plants. Your email list is a seed that needs constant nurturing and maintenance so that it reaches its full potential. The size of your email list should see a constant trend of growth—from the beginning, when you first started collecting the…

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How to Drive Traffic and Engagement Using These 3 Social Media Plugins

In and of itself, social media is a marketing machine. There’s a reason why you see its reach on nearly every corner of the internet: It works. 87% of all small businesses said that social media helps their business. Social media also accounts for 23% of all time spent online. Social media works for small…

website security

How to Strengthen the Security of Your WordPress Site

[WordPress is the world’s largest and most popular CMS. Developers love it. Businesses love it. Bloggers love it. WordPress is so popular that 1 out of 6 websites use it. It’s because of that active popularity that security is so important. Out of the millions of WordPress sites out there, hundreds of thousands get hacked…

WordPress SEO

4 Dynamic Tips to Boost the SEO of Your WordPress Site

WordPress sites are more SEO-friendly than sites on other platforms. Matt Cutts said it himself. But that doesn’t mean that WordPress is a ready-to-use, “out of the box” SEO solution. WordPress, though an extremely easy to use CMS, cannot be used on autopilot. You will still have to do some onsite optimization to really start…

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How to Write a Captivating White Paper

Writing compelling content is not the easiest thing to do. An above-average content piece is descriptive, informative, and compelling. A mediocre piece of content will be littered with throwaway sentences and paragraphs, will be dull from beginning to end, and will be plagued with half-baked research and misunderstood concepts. If you’re a small business ,…

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5 Ways to Increase the Readership of your Blog Posts

In 2014, many people aren’t readers. To call a spade a spade: people have shorter attention spans than they had in years past. This is not to say people are dumber necessarily, but the way people absorb information has definitely changed. This means that you have to redesign the way you create and deliver content…

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3 Rules to Follow when Managing a Business Blog

Corporate bloggers are facing a dilemma. They’re struggling to decide the direction of their business blog. On one hand, they know that they need to sharpen their brand and build their authority; on the other, they know that need to make sales. They’re mired in this question: Do I focus on providing great, free content…

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How to Upload your WordPress eXtended RSS (WXR) file to Your WordPress Site

Below are the quick steps to import your content form one WordPress site to another: Log into to your WordPress Admin Go to Tools>Import Click the “WordPress” link Choose your file. You will then have to map the authors form your file to authors on the site you are importing to. All posts, categories and…