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WordPress 5.1 Encourages Site Owners To Update PHP

February 21, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

WordPress 5.1 Encourages Site Owners To Update PHPIs it better to maintain backward compatibility with out-of-date software or to encourage users to update to more recent versions? Backward compatibility with old versions of PHP keeps WordPress accessible to non-technical users who can’t update. On the other hand, maintaining backward compatibility is a lot of work for developers and prevents them from taking advantage of new technologies. Out-of-date software is also a security risk. Read more

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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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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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