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What is Gutenberg and how it will change WordPress content creation?

WordPress began its journey as a fork of the blogger system called b2 / cafelog. In its beginnings, it featured editing and categorization of posts, and allowed comments. The design capabilities were very limited, but they were good enough to enhance the content. More than a decade ago version 2.0 received a more advanced editor called TinyMCE. This component was upgraded over the years, but got only a few visual changes. WordPress 5.0 will change this drastically by introducing the Gutenberg editor.

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Web browser HTTP security warnings explained

Since your blog or website appeared on the web, you have been regularly maintaining it, performing regular security checks and updating the core/plugins. In 2018, a security lock with a red slash and with a Not secure warning suddenly appeared in your favorite browser. Was your site hacked and you missed it? Don’t worry, we will try to explain why this started happening.

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WooCommerce vs Shopify: which e-commerce store should you choose?

WooCommerce and Shopify are among the world’s most popular eCommerce platforms. Some sources estimate that the former has almost a third of the eCommerce market share (which is a massive lead over the competition), but the latter is slowly catching up. WooCommerce is an open source plugin for WordPress developed by WooThemes and acquired by Automattic in 2015. Its greatest features are flexibility and easy integration into existing WordPress based blogs. On the other hand Shopify is a closed platform managed by a Canadian company with the same name. Its greatest features are the ease of setup and use. Both stores are a very good choice for launching your first online store, but which one is best for you?

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How to embed interactive content into WordPress?

You wrote an extensive post, added some pictures, and now you would like to add some interactivity. You would like to include a Youtube video to break up the text blocks, or a interesting Tweet to back up your claims. You maybe also want to promote a Kickstarter project or maybe your own post on Facebook. You can add music from Spotify, images from Instagram and more. All this is possible with a system called oEmbed.

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Take advantage of website sitemaps

You have recently published an extensive article on current world events, but visitors (and comments) are nowhere to be seen. It takes you a few days to discover that your newly published masterpiece is not yet indexed, so your rush manually adding the URL. Once the search engine algorithm finally decides your contribution should be included in the search results, you discover that interest for the topic has fallen sharply and thus your effort was in vain. We present you with an easy way to automatically tell search engines that new content has been published on your Wordpress site.

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Why choose a WooCommerce online store?

WooCommerce is a free and open source online store that was published in 2011 as a WordPress plugin. Its advantages are simple use, high performance and flexibility, and it can be used both for small stores with only tens of items and big stores with several thousand items. It can be used to change your blog into a very efficient online store in a very short amount of time, without requiring a significant renewal of your website. You can find more information on why WooCommerce is so popular in this article.

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Contact forms for WordPress

Contact forms on websites are not just a substitution for communication through classical email; they can also be used for building lists of email addresses, sending responses that can be massively processed and many other things. In this article, we will present some of the favourite WordPress contact form plugins.

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Protect your WordPress installation from hacks

Statistical data for 2016 shows that WordPress is used by more than one quarter of all websites and it is the predominant content management system (CMS) with a share of almost two-thirds. Simplicity, open-sourceness and over ten thousand plugins enable WordPress to keep increasing the market share. Because of its prevalence, WordPress is often targeted by criminals that exploit the vulnerability of outdated core and plugins or carelessness of users. In this article, we will show some ways of how to protect WordPress installations from hacks.

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Modification of free or paid WordPress themes

You successfully installed a free or paid WordPress theme according to your wishes and started to enter content – but suddenly you notice that something is bothering you: some articles require an additional image to be added in the head section, you do not want links to be underlined but to change colour, your logo is in the bottom section but you would like to add some text underneath… Problem: the author of the free theme does not care about modifications and the author of the paid theme has no time. What to do? In this article, we will show you how to correctly approach modifications of WordPress themes.

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How to speed up your WordPress website?

Imagine a supermarket where products placed on shelves are covered with non-transparent covers with the name and a picture of the product and a button for opening the cover. This button, due to a non-optimised circuit, triggers an outdated and slow mechanism that takes a few seconds to lift the cover. Would you buy more than one item (if any) in this store and would you ever come back? And now, instead of a product, imagine a page on a non-optimised website.

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