11 September 2013
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Migrating Your WordPress Database: WP Migrate DB – Production to Development

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Migrating Your WordPress Database In this series, we’re taking a look at not only the structure of the WordPress database, but strategies that make it easy to perform migrations from development to staging, staging to production, or any of the aforementioned permutations. Most of the […]


23 April 2013
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5 Caching Plugins to Speed Up Your WordPress Site

Let’s face it: when it comes to browsing the internet, people have little patience. If your website is slow, you will not leave a good impression on your visitors, no matter how great your content is! A website that loads without unnecessary delays gets good marks both in terms of user experience as well as […]


23 April 2013
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Posterous Shutting Down: How To Move Your Posterous Site To WordPress

Posterous is shutting April 30, 2013. The popular Posterous blogging service is shutting down on April 30, 2013. Now is the time to move your Posterous site to WordPress. Don’t worry, this process doesn’t have to be a pain in the ass. In fact, we’ve created a plugin that makes it very simple, no matter […]


23 April 2013
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Replace BuddyPress Friends Functionality With Followers

Every BuddyPress site has different requirements for how users should be able to connect. The built-in friendship functionality of BuddyPress is not appropriate for every social network. This is especially true for professional networks. In many instances you may want to replace the friendship component with followers instead. Luckily, there’s a plugin that does that […]


23 April 2013
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Swiftype: The Best Search Solution For WordPress

Despite WordPress’ world class publishing capabilities, the native search function leaves something to be desired. In fact, on larger sites it can be damn near impossible to find what you’re looking for. We set out to find the best possible search solution for WordPress and have been completely blown away by Swiftype. This revolutionary app […]


8 April 2013
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Multiple Shortcodes With a Single Function: 3 Killer Examples

The powerful Shortcode API allows us to create “snippets” and include special content (such as PHP functions or complex HTML code) in our posts. It’s extremely common to build separate functions for each shortcode, but is it really necessary? In this post, we’re going to see how we can utilize more than one shortcode by […]


6 April 2013
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9 Of The Best Free Backup Plug-ins For WordPress

Choosing a backup option is tough. Let us help you out. Ensuring that your WordPress blog stays safe is no easy task as webmasters are always susceptible to a host of different issues. You could get hacked, face server errors or even accidentally cause an irreversible problem. What’s more, the backup facilities built into the […]


6 April 2013
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How To Put Jetpack Into Development Mode for Local WordPress Installs

New Jetpack Feature: Development Mode Jetpack doesn’t work unless it’s connected to WordPress.com. You may have run into this a time or two when attempting to work with Jetpack in a development environment. The latest 2.2.1 spring cleaning release of the plugin includes a massive number of bug fixes. It also introduces a very useful […]


6 April 2013
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Comments: Comments Off on Five Free WordPress Plugins to Manage a Multi-Author Site with Ease

Five Free WordPress Plugins to Manage a Multi-Author Site with Ease

If you are running a magazine or a website with multiple authors/contributors, you must already be aware of the difficulties that come along with it. Not only do you have to synchronize with multiple authors, you must also take care of the publishing schedule, editorial workflow, and many other things. In order to make your […]


6 April 2013
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Comments: Comments Off on Tumblogging With WordPress: Themes, Post Formats, and More!

Tumblogging With WordPress: Themes, Post Formats, and More!

Tumblogging is gaining popularity nowadays and services such as Tumblr have provided users with an easy to use platform for sharing content in a simple and speedy manner. However, when it comes to tumblogs, even WordPress can be a great choice. In this article, we will take a look at the effectiveness of WP as […]