How to Import External Images in WordPress

WP Beginner: Do you want to import external images in WordPress? If you have recently moved your website from one platform to another, then there is a good chance that you may have external images embedded on your pages. In this article, we will explain how to properly import those external images in WordPress. When and Why…

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Insight Into How North Carolina State Is Preparing for Gutenberg

WordPress Tavern: Jennifer McFarland, the web services coordinator for the North Carolina State Office of Information Technology (OIT), recently did an interview with Technician, the official student newspaper of NC State University. Since Gutenberg’s announcement in December of 2017, McFarland has published a series of articles on the NC State Office of Information Technology website educating staff…

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Meet Bernhard Kau, Local Lead Organizer of WordCamp Europe 2019 in Berlin

WordPress Tavern: Bernhard Kau, a WordPress developer, meetup organizer, and four-time organizer of WordCamp Berlin, is the local lead organizer for the next WordCamp Europe. Kau will join Milan Ivanović, the global lead, at the helm of WordCamp Europe in Berlin next June. Kau submitted an application with his team to host WCEU and won out over…

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WP-CLI Hack Day Friday, July 20th

WordPress Tavern: WP-CLI or WordPress Command Line Interface has become an integral tool for developers to launch and manage sites. To encourage new contributors to the project, Alain Schlesser is organizing the first WP-CLI Hack Day, Friday, July 20th beginning at 08:00 CEST. Schlesser and other contributors will be available in the WP-CLI Slack channel all day…

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How Do I Get My WordPress Site Listed on Google? (Beginner’s Guide)

WP Beginner: Recently, one of our users asked us how to get their WordPress site listed on Google? Being the largest search engine in the world, Google is quite good at automatically detecting and listing new websites. However, sometimes it may not automatically list your website right away. Since Google is the biggest traffic source for most…

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WordPress Malware Scanner: How To Scan WordPress For Malware

WP Lift: So you’re worried that your WordPress site picked up some malware, huh? There are all kinds of reasons people might want to infect your site with malware – injecting links for SEO, inserting their own ads, etc. – and none of them are good for your site, which is probably why you’re looking for how…

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iThemes Enters the Hosting Space

WordPress Tavern: iThemes is getting into the hosting business after launching three plans that take advantage of its relationship with Liquid Web. The plans are finely tuned around the company’s products and come with free SSL certificates. I reached out to Cory Miller, Founder of iThemes to figure out why they’ve entered the hosting space, what it…

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WooCommerce Custom Product Tables Plugin Now in Beta, Boasts 30% Faster Page Loads

WordPress Tavern: WooCommerce is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week. Over the past decade WooCommerce has grown to become a dominant player among e-commerce solutions on the web. E-commerce Usage Distribution stats from BuiltWith currently rank WooCommerce as the most commonly used platform for stores in the top 1 million sites. Performance and scalability were the main…

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Introducing the Creatus WordPress Theme

WP Mayor: While there are myriad elements that contribute to your website’s success, the design is arguably one of the top aspects. Without a slick, easy to navigate layout, you’ll find it difficult to entice visitors to stick around for the long-haul. However, if you choose the right theme, you’ll find most of the battle is already won.…

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How to Create a BuzzFeed Like Website Using WordPress

WP Beginner: Recently one of our readers asked if it was possible to create a BuzzFeed like website using WordPress? BuzzFeed is one of the most popular websites on the internet known primarily for its viral content. Its success has inspired many bloggers to follow the same model. In this article, we will show you how to…

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