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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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The global pandemic has turned the world of work upside down. Commuting to the workplace is no longer a daily habit for up to 40% of the workforce1. What's more, it's a trend set to stay in place long after the scientific community has found an effective treatment or vaccine for the virus.

Online and WordPress website-based businesses particularly adept at making the switch to remote working using necessary tools for WordPress businesses. But that doesn't [...]

Thu, Oct 15, 2020
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
WordPress core software vulnerabilities in the WPScan vulnerability database.

We all know that plenty of WordPress sites are getting hacked each year. Is it because WordPress is an insecure system? Is it a global WordPress issue, or does it come from those webmasters' actions? How, and why is it happening?

Whether you are running a personal blog, business website, or an eCommerce site on WordPress, the security of your website should be a priority. There can be many reasons due to which your site's security [...]

Thu, Oct 08, 2020
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
Have you ever wondered which famous brands have websites made with WordPress? We do too! In fact, we found the idea so intriguing that we searched all over the web to find famous WordPress sites. And as expected, the result is a HUGE list of renowned companies using WordPress to enhance their online presence. But […] [...]
Sun, Oct 04, 2020
Source: WP Clipboard Category: TUTORIALS
Admin notices centralized by the Admin Notices Manager plugin

The WordPress Admin Area can be packed with lots of popups, reminders, and advertisements. Even though some of these notices might not be that useful, there are many other admin notices that are helpful and need your attention.

It's easy to imagine that all WordPress users enjoy the same clean, well-organized Admin experience. We all want a world where the Admin Area is freely available for all users. This desired administrative functionality could be hard to [...]

Thu, Oct 01, 2020
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
Example of admin notices.

Even if you're new to WordPress, you'll be familiar with admin notices. They're the messages that show up on your dashboard to let you know about updates, errors, changes and more.

Admin notices give you critical information about your site, which enables you to take timely action. Moreover, if you're a theme or plugin developer, knowing how to add admin notices to WordPress is important since they allow you to easily communicate messages to your users.

In [...]

Tue, Sep 29, 2020
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS

Had a great interview with Eric Karkovack at Speckyboy magazine. Goes deep into WordPress, web development, security, future of things, and other key topics. Grab a beverage and check it out! 🙂

Direct link to article | View post at DigWP.com

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Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS

Easily hands down the most common thing that I find myself explaining to WordPress users is how to troubleshoot WordPress in order to find the cause of some issue. And it makes sense if you think about it. WordPress and all of its plugins and themes are made of code. And code is a complex thing. The more code you add to a site, the more likely it is for bugs and issues to happen. [...]

Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS
In today's tutorial, we will show you some quick tips to help you get out of the WordPress maintenance mode if your website gets stuck in it. Regular updating WordPress core files, plugins, and themes are essential to speeding up your website's performance. And in most cases, the WordPress maintenance process is pretty swift and […] [...]
Fri, Sep 25, 2020
Source: WP Clipboard Category: TUTORIALS

As a content management system, WordPress has a set user roles. In essence, these WordPress user roles define the capabilities (permissions to carry out specific website tasks) of each individual user on your website.

As your site grows, it's essential to understand those roles and capabilities to ensure the continued security of your website. Since assigning wrong user roles could lead to disastrous consequences.

In this article, we'll outline what user roles are (including custom roles), so [...]

Thu, Sep 24, 2020
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS

If you've been managing a WordPress site for a while, you may be wondering why a strong password policy is so important. Surely, users are aware that they need to use strong passwords? Unfortunately, many users knowingly use weak passwords, putting your WordPress site at risk.

There are differing reasons why this continues to occur. Some don't want to have to remember a complex password. Whereas others like to reuse the same password across multiple sites. [...]

Thu, Sep 10, 2020
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS