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Ananda Projapati

Simplicity of use has made WordPress the most popular CMS in the world. You can set up a beautiful-looking WordPress site by simply installing a theme, and achieve more complex features with the help of plugins.

While this simplicity is a great advantage, if it isn't used wisely, it can really work against you. A badly coded theme or too many plugins can slow down your site, and cause slow loading, a common problem for many [...]

Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS

In 2016 at WordCamp US, the Marketing Team for Core decided to put out the WordPress usage survey. The survey aims to act as a resource for freelancers and agencies and to take the temperature of the platform.

At his State of the Word address, Mullenweg announced that WordPress now powers 29 percent of the Internet. That's a huge number and the CMS shows no signs of slowing down, however, it's important to understand what [...]

Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Shoppe

Are you looking for the best WooCommerce themes for your online store? Not all WordPress themes offer complete WooCommerce support and pre-styled templates. In this article, we will show you the best WooCommerce WordPress themes that you can use to build your eCommerce website.

How to Build a WooCommerce WordPress Website

WooCommerce is the most popular eCommerce platform in the world, powering small and large ecommerce websites around the globe (see: [...]

Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

For other help:
If you're not new and are looking for support or feedback, the Community Pool is the place for you!

For technical questions, visit the WordPress.com Support Forums.

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To find, copy, and paste your link:
Head to your blog's home page — not your dashboard, your blog itself. Click on the title of your post to open the individual post.

Highlight and [...]

Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: WordPress Daily Post Category: GENERAL

Ecommerce website owners often rely on WordPress because it is a great content management platform. Not only is it scalable, there are thousands of plugins to help you customize it any way you want.

Here are some of the best ecommerce plugins.

Shopp

Shopp is one of the best ecommerce plugins for WordPress out there. The creators of Shopp believe that there should be separate tables in the database to improve its performance. It results in [...]

Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS

If you are looking to purchase or invest in a website, you'll need to do some background checks first. A site that looks good on the outside, may have some nasty surprises lurking in the code. Any web traffic or sales figures need to be analyzed and validated, and you'll need to decide whether you're the right person to take on the challenge of being a webmaster.

Here is what you need to check up on [...]

Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Adding a WordPress query monitor

Do you want to add a WordPress query monitor on your site? A query monitor gives you behind the scene look into your WordPress site. In this article, we will show you how to add a WordPress query monitor on your site and debug performance issues like a pro.

What is WordPress Query Monitor?

WordPress query monitor is a debugging tool that monitor the requests your WordPress website makes to the server.

You can then use [...]

Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Rachel Cherry, Senior Software Engineer for Disney Interactive and Director of WPCampus. Cherry describes how she got involved with WordPress, its use in higher education, the inspiration behind WPCampus, and her thoughts on accessibility both in WordPress and across the web. She also assigned everyone the following homework assignment.

Per my interview on #WordPress Weekly, I've assigned everyone [...]

Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

In my last article for Torque, I wrote about why I think that for PHP code following the coding standards set by the PHP community make more sense than those set for WordPress core. These standards are based on serving the needs of an existing legacy code base, limited to language features that are 10 years old or later. When you start a new WordPress plugin, site, or app, there is no reason for [...]

Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS

DesktopServer has released version 3.8.4 of its local development software. This version includes a lot of refactored code, setting the foundation for faster updates in the future along with design-time plugins.

One of the major changes in 3.8.4 is the use of the .dev.cc top level domain.

Due to the latest changes with the .dev Top Level Domain and the fact that many browsers now force SSL on anything with the .dev [...]

Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL