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5+ Reasons Why You Should Try Jetpack (Again)

If you’re a WordPress user you’ve probably heard of Jetpack — when it was released to WordPress.org users just over two years ago it was greeted with a mix of delight and suspicion. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Automattic’s baby, Jetpack incorporates a number of different popular features (and some not-so-popular ones) into one neatly-tied package. Some people love it…
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WordPress oEmbed: Embed (Almost) Everything Into Your Site

lacing videos, images, tweets and many other kinds of external media into your WordPress website is easy with oEmbed. WordPress plugins are the life of the system and in 2013 more than ever there is a plugin for almost everything but it is nice to be able to get jobs done…
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4 Top User Experience Tips for Improving Your WordPress Website

When it comes to creating a popular (and profitable) website, your primary focus should always be on the user experience. That should go without saying, and yet so many webmasters seem to ignore what I consider to be the golden rule of website creation. With the greatest…
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How To Reset Your WordPress Password Using phpMyAdmin

 1. Currently Reading: How To Reset Your WordPress Password Using phpMyAdmin  2. How to Reset WordPress Password Using MySQL Command Prompt One of the primary reasons why companies like LastPass thrive is that we humans aren’t designed to remember random combinations of alphanumeric characters – which are essentially strong passwords. What happens if you’ve setup a client’s…
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WordPress Theme Panel Options Frameworks

At the heart of many popular WordPress themes is a powerful theme options panel. This is a great way to include theme customization options that non-developers can manage and understand. Many users don’t have a clue what CSS is – but they can use tabs, toggles, drop…
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How to Reset WordPress Password Using MySQL Command Prompt

1. How To Reset Your WordPress Password Using phpMyAdmin 2. Currently Reading: How to Reset WordPress Password Using MySQL Command Prompt Our WordPress Password Recovery series is sorted according to the popularity of the tutorial mentioned. For starters, you have have…
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30 Time Saving Tips for WordPress Power Users

It’s official — we are the most impatient people in history. According to Statistic Brain, our average attention span has decreased from twelve seconds to just eight since the year 2000. To put that in context (and provide some light amusement), the average attention span of a goldfish is a whopping nine seconds. That’s right folks — we can’t concentrate as long as a fish. I’m not…
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The High Price of Free WordPress Plugins

As far WordPress is concerned, two of my favorite things are blogging – obviously – and extending the core application through the use of plugins. Yes, I’ve done work with themes and even built a couple of web applications on top of the platform, but I often come back…
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How To Choose The Right WordPress Hosting

WordPress is continuously evolving into a Content Management Solution (CMS) which is feature filled for the most advanced user, while simultaneously being dead-easy for beginners to setup and use. If you’ve been using WordPress for a couple of months, I’m sure that…
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Personalities in WordPress You Should Be Following

Many people choose WordPress for its simplicity, but stay for the community. I can’t think of many other online tools that rival it for the sheer size and friendliness of its user base, and willingness of that user base to share solutions. Within the community some people stand out for their contribution, going the extra mile, or just sheer charisma. Here I present ten of the most interesting…
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