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Renaming 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 […]

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What are the Limitations of Using WordPress.com?

If you want to start a blog, then WordPress.com offers a hassle free solution to get started. We are often asked by our users how they can get started with blogging. We usually respond with the question, “What do you want to do with your blog?”. A lot of people just want to share their […]

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Why You Should Never Upload Videos to a WordPress Site

Images, audio, and video make the web rich. Adding videos to your website certainly adds value to your content and increases the likelihood that your audiences would react to it. However, you would notice that most people using WordPress prefer to use a third-party video sharing service such as YouTube or Vimeo to upload their […]

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WordPress SEO – How to Optimize Your WordPress Blog

  Often we notice that beginners install and activate the SEO plugins, but they never use it properly. We asked some of our users about it, and their response was “I didn’t know that I was suppose to be doing this”. Yes, we are talking about SEO meta data such as title and meta description. […]

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How to Change Your Password in WordPress

In the past, we have shown you how to reset your WordPress password using phpMyAdmin. That method is a little bit advanced, so we showed you an easier way to recover a lost password in WordPress in case you forgot yours. It was brought to our attention by one of the users that we do […]

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How to Get the URL of Images You Upload in WordPress

Often in our articles you will see a reference like insert image URL. For example in our adding new default avatars article, we mentioned just add the name and image URL. One of our users, asked how to get the URL of images you upload in WordPress from your computer. In this article, we will […]

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What is a WordPress Theme Framework? The Pros and Cons

Recently, one of our users asked us the question what is a WordPress theme framework? Before answering her question we did a quick search, and the results were surprising. There was not a single comprehensive article that explained what is a WordPress theme framework. Majority of the articles were sites listing the top free WordPress […]

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How to Find Work Using a WordPress Blog

This is a guest post by Jeszlene Zhou (@jeszlene @firstcommjob) In the new media world, where recruiters are increasingly screening social media profiles and headhunting talents online, a blog gives you control over the online information your potential employers will come across by directing them onto a focused page. It is a great way to […]

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How to Turn Off Comments Notifications in WordPress

  Have you received an email from WordPress about a comment notification? We get asked this question a lot from new users. How do we turn off comment notifications in WordPress? WordPress has a built-in feature that notifies the administrator if a comment is posted or held in moderation. This feature is enabled by default […]