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Sucuri SiteCheck

Recently one of our readers asked if there is an easy way to scan your website for security, hacks, and vulnerabilities. If you suspect that your website may be hacked, then a quick WordPress security scan can be a good starting point. In this article, we have handpicked some of the best WordPress security scanners that will help you run quick security checks.

What WordPress Security and Malware Scanners Can Do?

Online vulnerability or malware scanners [...]

Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

Morten Rand-Hendricksen, Senior Staff Instructor at LinkedIn Learning, has released WP Rig. WP Rig is a WordPress starter theme and build process combined into one. The starter theme provides a minimal set of templates with the ability to drag-and-drop files from the WordPress template hierarchy.

It contains a heavily optimized code and file structure, support for lazy-loading images, and documented helper functions. The build process requires no configuration and provides a modern [...]

Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
Making a small business website

Are you looking to make a website for your small business so you can find new customers on the internet? Making a small business website has become quite easy, and you can do it all by yourself without hiring a developer. In this article, we will show you how to easily make a small business website (step by step).

Step 0. Before Making a Small Business Website

Unlike the old days, building a small business website [...]

Mon, Jun 18, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

WordCamp Europe hosted a successful contributor day in Belgrade despite a wi-fi outage during the first half of the day. The event posted record numbers with 529 attendees registered to contribute across 24 teams.

Contributors had the opportunity to make connections and conversations with team members and representatives from other teams while the wi-fi was down.

Had the chance to meet @aaroncampbell and discuss WordPress core security with him and a couple of [...]

Mon, Jun 18, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
MonsterInsights

Are you looking for the best analytics solutions for your WordPress site? Website analytics allow you learn how many visitors are coming to your website, where they come from, and what they do on your site. In this article, we have hand-picked the best analytics solutions for WordPress users.

Why Do You Need Analytics for Your WordPress Site?

Website analytics help you get detailed insights on your website visitors. Here are just a few things you can [...]

Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

The Gutenberg team took questions from a full room users and developers this morning before diving into the specifics of the editor's design, block creation, and how to further extend the new interface. The first question they addressed is the one everyone is asking: When will Gutenberg land in core?

The team said the editor is pretty close to feature complete and should achieve that in the next few months when version 3.3 is released. [...]

Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
How to add a search bar to WordPress menu

Do you want to add a search bar to your WordPress navigation menu? Search form can be really helpful for your users to find what they're looking for on your site. In this article, we will show you how to add a search bar to your WordPress menu.

Why You Should Add a Search Bar in Menu?

A search bar makes it easy for your users to find what they're looking for without scrolling to all the [...]

Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Jack Lenox, Software Engineer at Automattic, to discuss his new project, SustyWP. Lenox explains how he built the site so that it only has 7KB of data transfer, what sustainability on the web means to him, and the relationship between sustainability and optimization to create a better user experience. We end the show discussing the latest WordPress headlines and share information on [...]

Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

WordCamp EU 2018 is scheduled to take place this weekend in Belgrade, Serbia. Although the event is sold out, you can watch the event for free via livestream. Simply visit the WCEU tickets page and register a livestream ticket.

Sessions begin on Friday, June 15th. To see a list of sessions and speakers, check out the event's schedule. Note that there is a six hour time difference between Eastern Daylight Time and Belgrade, [...]

Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
How to create a child page in WordPress

Do you want to create a child page on your site? Pages in WordPress can be standalone or hierarchical, which means a page can have its own sub-pages also known as child pages. In this article, we will show you how to easily create a child page in WordPress to better organize your pages.

What is a Child Page in WordPress?

Pages and posts are two default content types in WordPress. To learn more, see our guide [...]

Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL