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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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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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What’s New In WordPress 5.0?

December 13, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

What's New In WordPress 5.0?WordPress 5.0 has been released, and for many site owners, the question of whether it’s worth upgrading is towards the top of their list.

While we’re not going to force you to make a decision – our hosting solutions give you the option of when you want to upgrade your CMS – we are going to present you with some of the new features that come with WordPress 5.0. Read more

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Cookies, WordPress, And The GDPR

November 21, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Cookies, WordPress, And The GDPRThe web was created to deliver documents to browsers. At first, there was no mechanism for maintaining state to keep track of information between requests. Without state, WooCommerce shopping carts, the WordPress admin interface, and other interactive web experiences couldn’t work. Read more

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Hosting Your Podcast With WordPress

November 14, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Hosting Your Podcast With WordPressIn the last few years, podcasts have evolved. Once a niche interest, the most popular podcasts are listened to by millions of people. Anyone with an internet connection, a microphone, and something to say can publish a podcast. Businesses use podcasts as part of their content marketing strategy. Popular podcasts attract a significant amount of advertising money, largely because their niche appeal allows for targeted advertising.

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