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5 Takeaways From WordCamp Phoenix

February 20, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

5 top takeaways from WordCamp Phoenix 2019PHOENIX, AZ  — Ten years of WordCamp Phoenix and it’s still as strong as ever. This year was even better, with some informative sessions from incredible speakers. Answers on content marketing, SEO, page creation, and how to optimize business practices all made an appearance. Read more

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Five Must-Have Tools For WordPress Theme Developers

February 6, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

The WordPress theme development scene is as vibrant as it ever has been. As WordPress and WooCommerce continue to grow in popularity, the market for themes grows too. Professional theme developers can build a business creating custom themes for clients or selling themes in the many theme marketplaces. And, even if you don’t want to become a professional theme developer, creating free themes is a great way to cut your teeth as a developer and designer. Read more

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WordPress Basics: What Is A Static Front Page?

February 4, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

WordPress Basics- What Is A Static Front PageWordPress began life as a content management system focused on blogging. In the decade and a half since, it grew into a full-fledged content management system suited to any sort of site, including business sites and eCommerce stores. But WordPress still has its blog-engine DNA, and, when first installed, is configured to publish a list of blog posts on its homepage. Read more

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Three Reasons To Choose ExpressionEngine For Your Next Project

January 24, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

In 2002, one year before the first release of WordPress, the newly founded EllisLab launched a blogging application called pMachine Pro. pMachine was moderately popular, but it wasn’t until a few years later, with the release of ExpressionEngine, that EllisLab made its lasting mark on the world of content management. After five major releases and innumerable minor versions, ExpressionEngine remains one of the best options for complex custom websites. Read more

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What Is The WordPress Loop?

January 1, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

What Is The WordPress LoopWordPress is written in PHP, a programming language frequently used on the web. PHP code generates the HTML pages sent to a browser by querying the database to gather content and combine it with templates. From this, a final output is generated and displayed to users.

This is why WordPress is so powerful. In addition to being a content management system, WordPress is a framework: it provides functions and APIs that developers can use to build a website. In essence, a WordPress theme is a bundle of code that takes advantage of this framework. Read more

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WordPress Basics: What Is The Htaccess File?

December 25, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

WordPress Basics- What Is The Htaccess FileWordPress relies on several open source applications, including the PHP interpreter, the MySQL database, and the Apache web server. Apache’s role is to pass requests to WordPress so that HTML pages can be generated and to send those pages to the browser that requested them. Without Apache, WordPress wouldn’t be on the web. Read more

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Gutenberg’s Blocks: A Better Abstraction for Content Creation?

December 18, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Gutenberg's Blocks- A Better Abstraction for Content CreationThe biggest user-facing difference between WordPress’s current editor – the classic editor – and the new Gutenberg editor is the block interface. Gutenberg is a block-based editor. But what is a block? How are blocks different to the classic editor’s familiar editing interface? Why were blocks chosen instead of some other content editing abstraction? Read more

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