Install and test Beta versions of WordPress.
WordPress is constantly evolving. In between stable, full version releases, WordPress releases Alpha, Beta, and Nightly Builds on a continual basis.
While most people will only need to use the latest stable version, for some, being able to work …
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Add A Custom Favicon To Your Site.
The default favicon (short for “favorites icon”) that comes with WordPress is pretty generic and bland. Favicons included in most themes aren’t any better. If you want to have a professional looking site and stand out…
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Installing WordPress Plugins!
Plugins are used to enhance the features, and expand the functionality, of your WordPress blog. Whether you are looking for a solution to deal with comment spam, adding SEO features, or automating the sharing of posts on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc., you will need . . .
Read the full article on how to install a Plugin in WordPress.
Add a custom favicon to Genesis themes.
If you are using the Genesis Theme Framework, like we are, and don’t have a custom favicon you are missing out on a great branding opportunity for your site.
The Genesis theme’s default "G" favicon is to identify them and their brand, not you and yours. Fortunately, adding your own …
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How To Change Your Genesis Favicon Without A Plugin
WordPress themes act as templates for your site.
One of the best things about WordPress is the ease with which you can instantly create a whole new look and feel for an entire site. Simply install a new theme and, presto, you have a completely different look to your website or blog.
WordPress themes act as templates for your site, giving you a uniform…
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How To Install WordPress Themes Video
The Limit Login Attempts plugin stops hackers cold!
Your website’s security should always be a top priority, whether you are using WordPress or some other platform. Fortunately, with WordPress hardening security is generally fairly simple to implement.
For instance, by default WordPress does not…
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How To Prevent Bruce Force Attacks Using The Limit Login Attempts Plugin
Stop comment notification emails
WordPress is great at keeping you up-to-date on what is going on with your site, even sending you email notifications when something changes. One such feature, which is enabled by default, is comment notifications.
Comment notifications triggers WordPress to…
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XML-RPC, WordPress’s Remote Publishing interface, has had major security issues in the past. Because of this it was turned off by default and required users to manually enable it via Settings » Writing » Remote Publishing.
But, no longer. The folks behind the XML-RPC protocol have made…
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Installing WordPress is incredibly easy, even for the least tech savvy among us. In fact, most web hosting services have …
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In order to manually install and configure WordPress on your current web host you must first go to …
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