Category: WordPress Tips

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    Can Your Site Benefit from a WordPress Reverse Proxy?

    While explaining how it works is a little more difficult, the essence of what a WordPress Reverse Proxy does is simple. It allows your WordPress site to be viewed through another domain, so that your visitors have no idea they’re on a different site or system. For example, let’s say you have a WordPress blog…

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    How to Find the Post ID in WordPress

    Introduction to WordPress IDs When I first started using WordPress several years ago, I remember a plugin asking me for a post ID. I thought I was picking up WordPress quite quickly, but this one had me stumped. I could see the name of my post, I could find the URL – but I had…

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    The Complete Guide to Creating Custom Shortcodes in WordPress

    In this post, we’ll take you step-by-step through the process of creating and using your own custom shortcodes. We’ll go over what shortcodes are, walk you through the entire process of creating a new shortcode, and show you how to modify and control the shortcode attributes and functions. Please note that this is a more…

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  • IPv4 vs IPv6

    IPV4 vs IPV6  Understanding IP Addresses: The Basics This post is part of a series designed to help developers who are just starting out understand some basics and how they relate to WordPress. This tenth post in the series is about the IP address system, and in particular IPv4 and IPv6 and why knowing about…

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  • WP-CLI Basics

    This post is part of a series designed to help developers who are just starting out understand some basics…

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  • WordPress Multisite vs. Managing Separate Installations

    A critical decision often looms large: should you opt for a multisite setup or manage separate installations? This choice holds significant sway over the efficiency and scalability of your web presence, so it’s crucial to grasp the distinctions between these approaches. In this exploration, we’ll delve into the nuances of choosing multisite versus managing separate…

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  • Stay Online This Holiday Season with Managed WordPress Hosting

    The holiday season is upon us, and for websites running on WordPress, it’s time to prepare for the annual surge in traffic. As an industry professional, you know that managing excessive traffic can make or break a website’s performance during this critical time. In this post, we’ll delve into the essential services offered by managed…

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  • Unleashing the Power of WordPress Plugins

    Introduction: Today, we are diving into the exciting realm of WordPress plugins. We will touch on the advantages of using multiple plugins and showcase some essential picks for new client websites. So, batten down the hatches, and prepare to take your website-building skills to the next level! The Power of WordPress Plugins: When it comes…

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  • The Ultimate Security Checklist for Hosting Your WordPress Website with a Managed WordPress Hosting Provider

    Introduction Ladies and gents, gather ’round, we’re about to dive into the deep end of WordPress hosting security. Don’t worry – you’re in capable hands, and I promise to keep the geek-speak to a minimum.  Malware Scanning and Removal First up on our tech menu is Malware Scanning and Removal. Picture malware as a hidden…

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  • Shared Hosting vs. Managed WordPress Hosting: Decoding the Differences and Benefits

    Welcome, fellow WordPress enthusiasts! Today, In the realm of website hosting, not all options are created equal. While shared hosting has been a go-to for many due to its cost-effective nature, the rise of managed WordPress hosting has ushered in a new era of efficiency, security, and performance tailored specifically for WordPress sites. As the…

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