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4 Simple Steps to Efficient Content Creation in WordPress

When all is said and done, content is what drives the success of a blog. Don’t get me wrong — design and promotion are integral, but without content they serve no purpose. That is why most WordPress users (developers and the like excepted) spend more their time creating content in WordPress than anything else. As such, it pays to have an efficient process for creating content in WordPress. As…
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My Useful WordPress Snippets List By Remi Corson

As a WordPress developer i use very often the same snippets to avoid losing time when creating a new plugin. And today is great day just because i’m going to share some of them with you. The snippets below are not related and you can use them in your own custom plugins…
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How to Create Links on Your WordPress Blog for Increased Engagement

When people hit your blog they generally take one of two actions: Bounce straight off Start reading Today I want to focus on that second action because someone who starts to read is at the beginning of a journey that you should take control of. A visitor reading some…
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A Simple Blueprint for Increasing Engagement on Your WordPress Blog

The average blogger tends to have an obsession with traffic, and more specifically, getting more of it. Quantity is the key, right? Perhaps, but I often prefer to shoot for the low-hanging fruit by improving the quality of traffic to my sites. This can be done in two ways: Attract more relevant traffic (i.e. people that are more likely to engage with your content) Do a better job of…
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15 Ways To Engage Visitors & Turn Them Into Readers

You’re probably reading this article with a tad bit more interest that usual, just to see if I have something actually useful to say about how to engage visitors. I’ll try my best not to disappoint you. Let’s begin. Visitors vs Readers: What’s the…
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WordPress Front Page vs Homepage

WordPress is a terrific CMS. You can do whatever you want with it. But sometimes, you may find an issue with some basic functions. For example, you are probably using the is_front_page and is_home WordPress Homepage conditional in your themes and plugins (you can learn more about conditional functions in our Conditional Tags post). But you’re doing it wrong ! Homepage Settings With those…
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5 Things You Must Avoid Doing in WordPress

The WordPress backend can be dangerous ground to tread upon as a beginner. Anything that offers such power must also apportion responsibility to the user, which is where some people can go wrong when getting started. Without wanting to frighten you too much, there are…
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5 Easy Ways to Harden Your WordPress Security

WordPress security is a hot topic around the blogosphere right now. The recent botnet attacks on a huge number of WordPress sites has some people scrambling to recover their precious data and you should be acting quickly to harden your WordPress security. Then there are…
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5 Ways to Find the Latest and Greatest Free WordPress Plugins

I don’t know about you but at the end of the day I am a plugin geek. While there are many reasons to love WordPress, you can’t beat the feeling one gets from installing a new plugin and instantly transforming the way in which a website functions. We’ve come a long way from the days of creating static HTML websites from scratch in Notepad, that’s for sure. However, if I had one complaint…
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