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How to Properly Rename Categories in WordPress

Having a good structure on your site makes it easier for readers to find your content. This is why WordPress offers categories and tags to properly organize your content. To learn more about them check out Categories vs Tags guide. As your site grow, you might find a need to change the name of your categories and/or merge them with other categories. In this article, we will show you how to…
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How are WordPress.com and WordPress.org Related?

At WPSaviour, one of the most commonly asked question by our users is whether they should use self hosted WordPress or get a Free WordPress.com blog. We have covered this topic in detail and have discussed pros and cons of both options. However it seems that we usually get a…
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What is an XML Sitemap? How to Create a Sitemap in WordPress?

Back in early 2000s, government websites used to have a link on their main pages, titled “Sitemap”. This page usually contained a list of all the pages on that website. Even today some websites have such HTML sitemaps. However, sitemaps have evolved so much from the manually created HTML bulleted list. Today sitemaps are published in XML instead of HTML and their target audience is search…
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What is a WordPress Child Theme? Pros, Cons, and More

A lot of our users ask us which template are we using? Our response is that we are using a custom child theme built on the Genesis theme framework. The follow up question most of the time is a two-part question. What is a WordPress theme framework? The second part of the question is what is a WordPress child theme? We have already explained what is a WordPress theme framework in our previous…
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How to Add Featured Images or Post Thumbnails in WordPress

Featured images also known as post thumbnails are a popular feature in WordPress themes. Today most WordPress photography themes, restaurant themes, church themes, and other types of themes have built-in support for post thumbnails. In this article we will show you how to add featured images or post thumbnails in WordPress. You might be thinking why are we using featured image and post thumbnail…
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