5 June 2013
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How to Merge WordPress Sites and Avoid Creating a Mess in the Process

Merging two or more of anything (banks, lanes of traffic, airlines, train tracks, families, etc.) can quickly and easily lead to trouble. And merging two or more WordPress sites is no exception. But there are some steps you can take to make this process cleaner and easier to manage. In this post, we’ll go over […]


5 June 2013
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The Ultimate Guide to Finding and Using Free Images On Your WordPress Site

Blog writing can involve a lot of blood, sweat and tears, unless you’re one of those magical people who can tap out an insightful post with inexplicable ease or some kind of deus ex machina intervention. Not only do you have to come up with a decent topic to write about, there’s also writing the […]


29 May 2013
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When You Need WordPress Comments to Really, Completely, Totally Stop

WordPress comments make me think of Rasputin, the 19th century Russian mystic. The story goes that when his enemies wanted to kill Rasputin, they stabbed him, but he survived it. So they poisoned him with a large amount of cyanide – and he survived that too. Shooting him in the back with a revolver slowed […]



11 April 2013
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Nine of the Most Common WordPress Problems and Their Solutions

WordPress is stable software and operates without issues most of the time. However, at times, things may go a little haywire, and your WP website can refuse to function normally. Have you ever encountered a white screen after adding some new themes or plugins? Maybe you were just updating your WordPress website and that update […]


6 April 2013
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Importing & Exporting WordPress Sites To and From a Multisite Install

One of the most common questions about using WordPress Multisite is, “Can I import an already existing site into Multisite?” Similarly, another common question is, “Can I peel off a site on a Multisite install and turn it into a single installation?” The answer to both of these questions is yes, and we’re going to […]


27 March 2013
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How To Remove The URL Field From WordPress Comments

Cut the URL field out of the WordPress comment form There are some WordPress sites where you may not want to include the URL field in the comment form. It’s not always necessary and spammers tend to use it to link to their spammy websites, which will be posted in your comments if you have […]


19 March 2013
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Build an amazing appointments website

Setting up an appointment management solution on your website can be fiddly, not to mention expensive. Take the hassle out of scheduling bookings and manage them yourself – all within your WordPress site – with WPMU DEV’s Appointments+ plugin. It will save you a fortune – and it’s easy peasy to set up. Appointments+ is […]


16 March 2013
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Set Up A Killer WordPress Test Environment Locally using MAMP on OSX

For the majority of articles I write, I begin with a fresh install of WordPress. It’s the best way to ensure control when you have people following along and doing exactly what you do. It would be very tedious if for each article I wrote, I had to create an entirely new WordPress instance. That […]


16 March 2013
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How To Build Your Own WordPress Contact Form and Why

I’m a massive fan of building stuff from the ground up. There are loads of plugins around for everything you could ever wish for in a WordPress blog, but I feel both rewarded and secure when I build features from scratch. Why bother? Most of the time I don’t want to mess around with a […]