One of the great things about WordPress as an open source project is that the core code is regularly updated with improvements and security patches.
Major releases, along with minor security releases, of WordPress are usually shipped two or three times a year. If you have automatic updates turned on, your WordPress install will be [...]Continue Reading →
If you’re one of many people who have experienced intermittent outages of your WordPress site, this article is for you.
It might seem hopeless right now, but if you’ve experienced any one of these errors, there is a solution:
“Data not received” in the Google Chrome browser “Connection error” in the FireFox and Internet Explorer browsers [...]Continue Reading →
When you build a website, one of your top priorities should always be to put your personal stamp on the project. You can do this through your visual style choices, your custom graphics, or even custom footers that say—in essence—I made this.
And while many developers focus on adding branding to the frontend of a [...]Continue Reading →
Your WordPress database stores all of your website content. This includes blog posts, pages, comments, and custom post types such as links, form entries, and portfolio items. It also stores website settings, theme settings, and plugin settings.
If you update your website regularly, your database will grow larger over time. A large database can greatly [...]Continue Reading →
To hazard a guess, I would estimate WordPress developers realize the benefits of storing and reusing code snippets after their third or fourth WordPress site.
It not only ensures your development practices stay consistent from project to project, but also greatly improves your development efficiency.
Time saved from being able to avoid trawling through industry [...]Continue Reading →
Creating a contact form in WordPress can be a daunting proposition. But once you get into it, the form usually comes together OK – as long as it’s a simple form.
Unfortunately, many forms turn out to be complicated, messy, and boring. Wouldn’t it be great if you could create a form that’s super clean, [...]Continue Reading →
Setting up WordPress is something you learn early on and don’t really think about – it becomes second nature.
A complete professional installation and configuration can contain a lot longer than the famous 5 minute install!
From .htaccess security to automated deployment, I’ll take you through some amazing methods you can use to create a WordPress [...]Continue Reading →
Running a multi-author blog comes with many responsibilities – managing spam registrations, reviewing posts created by different authors, keeping track of the edits made and monitoring their activity.
It can be a hectic task checking everything manually every day or even every hour. Luckily, there are plugin solutions to automate certain tasks to make them easier.
In this Weekend [...]Continue Reading →
It may be old and and it’s definitely uncool but email is still a significant communication channel and that means it still garners the attention of the spammers.
The first step in email anti-spam is not to handover the email address but often there’s a requirement, especially for organizations, to publish an email address on [...]Continue Reading →