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These are tutorials, tips, and tricks, to get and keep your WordPress websites working.  Get your sites to function the way you need or want them to.  And fix them when they do not.

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Pleased to announce the Pro version of my WordPress security plugin, Blackhole for Bad Bots — now available from Plugin Planet. Blackhole Pro stops bad bots, spammers, scrapers, and other automated threats. Trap bad bots in a virtual Blackhole and save precious server resources for your legit visitors.

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Tue, Mar 07, 2017
Source: Digging into WordPress
How To Create Surveys On Your WordPress Site

If you have an audience on WordPress, you have an opportunity not just to broadcast your message, but to receive input from users. That may be gathering opinions; surveys can be very effective for learning what your audience thinks. You may want to build interactivity with quizzes. If you run a business, online order forms and contact forms allow customers to easily reach you. Basically, any time you want users to enter information and send [...]

Mon, Mar 06, 2017
Source: WP Clipboard

Are you trying to fix the file and folder permissions error in WordPress? Incorrect file and folder permissions can cause errors on your WordPress site during upload. In this article, we will show you how to easily fix file and folder permissions error in WordPress.

How File and Folder Permissions Work in WordPress?

Your self-hosted WordPress site lives on a computer run by your WordPress hosting company. This computer acts as a server and uses a special [...]

Sun, Mar 05, 2017
Source: WP Clipbord – Tips Tricks

Magazine WordPress Themes remain a popular choice for bloggers who wish to provide content around a certain subject that is more suited a news publication style layout instead of the traditional personal blog layout. These types of themes usually have featured images on the homepage for each post, display excerpts of the article inviting people to click through to the full story, they often display different categories of post on the homepage and prominently feature [...]

Sun, Mar 05, 2017
Source: WP Clipboard

In itself, WordPress may not be the most efficient and exciting platform to work with. Yet, given the ability to customize it with plugins and themes, it's possible to create any website. And do so with comparative ease.

10 WordPress Plugins to Migrate WordPress Sites – Best of 10 WordPress Plugins to Migrate WordPress Sites – Best of WordPress is not the easiest to move or migrate from development to production environment or from one server…Read [...]

Sun, Mar 05, 2017
Source: WP Clipboard

If you've ever used WordPress to build a website for yourself or a client, or you work for a company whose website is powered by WordPress, you would have seen and used meta boxes.

In the past, we've covered adding custom meta boxes to WordPress. In this article, we'll go two steps further explaining their relationship and integration with post types, including how to use the data saved in a meta box in the WordPress front-end.

Adding [...]
Sun, Mar 05, 2017
Source: WP Clipboard

Divi makes it easy to insert ads into your blog posts. Built in to Divi Theme Settings, there is a section that allows you to place an “un-widgetized” ad image/banner or adsense code under your blog post content. But, this is somewhat limiting since it only allows you to place the ad in one spot – at the bottom of your posts.

Today, I will show you how to utilize Divi's built-in features to insert an [...]

Sun, Mar 05, 2017
Source: WP Clipbord – Tips Tricks

Search engines remain one of the best sources of online traffic. A high-ranking page can bring in thousands of visitors to any web presence.

For that reason, pretty much every website owner is (ideally) concerned with SEO. We have talked about this topic in the past, for example how to do proper on-page SEO, technical SEO or keyword research.

However, just using WordPress is already putting you ahead in the SEO game. In fact, some would argue [...]

Sat, Mar 04, 2017
Source: WP Clipboard

This Theme Thursday, I'm happy to share Lodestar, our new free theme!

Lodestar

Designed by Mel Choyce, Lodestar is perfect for your small business or organization's website.

The theme allows you to create a one-page website, showcasing all your company's information in one spot, interspersed with full-sized featured images.

Or you can use Lodestar to make a beautiful, multi-page website. The theme's portfolio support allows you to display your past work to prospective clients. You can also post testimonials, [...]

Sat, Mar 04, 2017
Source: WP Clipboard

No one wants to create a website that repels visitors as soon as they arrive. If you've spent a lot of time, effort, or money on your site and you want to know how to increase the time visitors spend on your WordPress website, as well as why you might want to do this, you've come to the right place.

This guide to increasing time on site covers the benefits of keeping your visitors engaged for [...]

Sat, Mar 04, 2017
Source: WP Clipboard