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WordPress Trend 2017: Plugins as SaaS

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The SaaS trend has been unabated for years now. Developers are happy about that; users aren’t. Now, the trend is also making its way to the developers of WordPress plugins. Let’s see what the up- and downsides are. WordPress Plugin as SaaS...

WordPress: Use Lightroom to Load Images Into Your Blog

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Are you a user of Adobe’s photo lab Lightroom, and do you run a blog on the WordPress foundation? If yes, you have already met the majority of requirements to use the new free Lightroom plugin by Automattic. Time Saver For Photo Bloggers: Upload...

All You Need to Know About WordPress Child Themes

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WordPress attracts tons of bloggers that want to handle things on their own. You gain full control, and there is nothing that you couldn’t adjust with a few lines of PHP, CSS, or HTML. On top of that, there are hundreds of small functions regardi...

New Release: WordPress 4.7 is the Best Version Yet

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On St. Nicholas’ day 2016, the newest version 4.7 of the popular WordPress CMS was released. As I run all my projects via WordPress, I first installed the update on the project where a crash would have been the most bearable. But only good things...

WordPress Security: This wp-config.php Protects Your Website

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Most people think that their WordPress website was safe just because it doesn’t have any content worth hacking. Unfortunately, that is not true. Websites are often hacked to distribute spam emails, for example. Or the core and theme files are fil...

Good News: WordPress 4.7 Supports Post Type Templates

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Every user of a “real” CMS knows that it requires a lot of flexibility in displaying different content and that a stiff content corset is unacceptable. WordPress has opened up to this idea, and its version 4.7 finally brings support for pos...

WordPress: How to Enhance the Visual Editor With Custom Formats

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Would you like to use custom formats in the visual writing editor of WordPress? Good idea, as adding styles gets you a lot of advantages. You can use your elements without having to change into the text mode. Thus, in this article, we’ll show you...

The Best WordPress Hosting: Shared, vServer, Cloud or Managed?

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Those that want to have an own WordPress website which they have 100 percent control over, need a WordPress hosting. But there are so many options, which one should you pick? On top of that, it’s possible to get excellent solutions in every area....