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Create a local WordPress site using XAMPP

Do you want to create a local WordPress site on your computer using XAMPP? Installing WordPress on your computer helps you try out WordPress, test themes / plugins, and learn WordPress development. In this article, we will show you how to create a local WordPress site Using XAMPP.

Why Create a Local WordPress Site?

Creating local WordPress sites is a common practice among developers and site owners. It allows you to test WordPress without creating an [...]

Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Source: WP Beginner

WordCamp Miami kicked off today with its ancillary workshops for beginners, freelancers, and BuddyPress enthusiasts. The WordCamp is entering its 9th year and organizers are expecting more than 800 attendees. Tickets are once again sold out, but latecomers hoping to attend can sign up for the wait list.

WordCamp Miami is one of the most well-established WordPress events and is known for having high quality sessions. This year's schedule [...]

Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: WP Tavern
Hello Dolly is 8 Years Old

The WordPress plugin directory provides information such as version requirements, compatibility, last updated, and active installs for plugins. What it doesn't tell you is how old a plugin is. A new site called Age WP Plugin created by Ahmad Awais and Maedah Batool makes finding this information easy. Simply type in a plugin's slug into the search box and hit enter.

Hello Dolly is 8 Years Old

Awais created the site after Batool [...]

Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: WP Tavern

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.

To learn more about blogging, take a Blogging U. course.

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 copy the [...]

Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: WordPress Daily Post
Candid

Are you looking for WordPress themes for photographers? A WordPress theme designed specifically for photographers can help showcase your work, find more clients, or connect with other like minded photographers. In this article, we have hand-picked some of the best WordPress themes for photographers that you can install on your photography website.

Building a WordPress Site for Photographers

First you need to make sure that you are choosing the right platform to build your website. [...]

Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: WP Beginner

PHP 5.6 usage has steadily increased over the past year and has now overtaken versions 5.3 and 5.4 to be the most widely used version, according to W3Techs' stats. PHP is used by 82.6% of all the websites for which W3Techs can detect a server-side programming language. PHP 7 accounts for 3.1% of these websites and PHP 5.x makes up 95.3%, with version 5.6 usage at the top end.

PHP.net's usage [...]

Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: WP Tavern
How to upload PDF files in WordPress

Do you want to upload PDF files to your WordPress site? WordPress allows you to easily upload PDF files and make them available for download. In this article, we will show you how to easily upload PDF files to your WordPress site.

Upload PDF Files in WordPress Posts and Pages

This method is simpler and works without installing any plugin on your WordPress site.

First you need to edit the [...]

Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: WP Beginner

On this episode, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Alex Denning, Fred Meyer, and David Hayes of WPShout to discuss their WordPress Development course, Up and Running Second Edition. We learn why the trio created the course and who it's geared towards.

Later in the show, we have a great conversation surrounding the REST API and its potential impacts on WordPress. Near the end of the interview, we get their [...]

Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: WP Tavern

GoDaddy has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Sucuri Security. Sucuri, founded by Daniel Cid and co-founded by Tony Perez in 2010, is a website security platform that helps clean and protect websites. Details of the deal were not disclosed.

Like ManageWP, Sucuri will operate as a separate entity under the GoDaddy umbrella. Sucuri employees will transfer to GoDaddy while remaining under the leadership of Perez and Cid.

Out of [...]

Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: WP Tavern

Foxhound made its debut on WordPress.org yesterday. The React-based theme is the first in the directory to use the REST API endpoints included in WordPress 4.7. Foxhound sports a tasteful blog design with single-page app functionality that loads posts instantly. Check out the live demo to see how fast the content loads.

The theme was designed and developed by Kelly Dwan and Mel Choyce, who have collaborated on several [...]

Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: WP Tavern