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What’s New in WordPress 4.2

WordPress 4.2

WordPress 4.2 was released just a few minutes ago. This is the first major WordPress release of 2015. It fixes many issues and adds some great new features to WordPress. Sadly, some really cool features were dropped because they were not yet ready to be… Read More »

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Apr 23, 2015
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How to Clean Up Your WordPress Database for Improved Performance

Clean up WordPress Database

If you have been using WordPress for a while, then there is a good chance that you need to clean up your WordPress site. Doing regular clean ups allow you to reduce your database size which means quicker and smaller backup files. In this article,… Read More »

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Apr 23, 2015
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How to Add a Private Messaging System in WordPress

How to Add a Private Messaging System for WordPress

Ever wanted to add a private messaging system for your users in WordPress? Whether its a multi-author blog, forum, or a question / answer site, the ability to send private messages is important for online communities. In this article, we will show you how to… Read More »

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Apr 22, 2015
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How to Add Character Limit to Post Titles in WordPress

Limit Post Title Length

Did you know that the optimal title length is between 55 and 60 characters? It becomes hard to manage the title length when running a multi-author blog. In this article, we will show you how to add character limit to post titles in WordPress. First… Read More »

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Apr 21, 2015
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10 Best Affiliate Marketing Tools and Plugins for WordPress

Affiliate Marketing WordPress

Are you an affiliate marketer? Looking for the best affiliate marketing tools for WordPress? In this article, we will share 10 best affiliate marketing plugins for WordPress to help you maximize your earning potential. 1. ThirstyAffiliates ThirstyAffiliates is the best affiliate link management tool for… Read More »

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Apr 20, 2015
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37 Simple WordPress Themes You Should Try

Simple WordPress Themes

Are you looking for some simple WordPress themes for your site? There are lots of WordPress themes to choose from and it could get really confusing the find the perfect match. In this article, we have hand-picked 37 simple WordPress themes that you should try.… Read More »

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Apr 17, 2015
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How to Make New Feature Suggestions for WordPress – Beginner’s Guide to Using Trac

How to Make New Feature Suggestions for WordPress – Beginner’s Guide to Using Trac

Wondering how do new features get added in WordPress? Want to make a new feature suggestion for WordPress? Recently one of our users asked us how they can suggest a new feature to be added into WordPress. In this article, we will show you how… Read More »

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Apr 16, 2015
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How to Limit Heartbeat API in WordPress

WP Heartbeat API

WordPress Heartbeat API is a great feature and opens the door to some great possibilities for plugin developers. However in some cases, it can increase your CPU usage and slow down your website. In this article, we will show you how to limit Heartbeat API… Read More »

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Apr 15, 2015
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12 Most Useful WordPress Custom Post Types Tutorials

Custom Post Types

WordPress allows you to create your own custom content types. These content types are called custom post types. You can use them to add custom content like products, reviews, recipes, etc. In this article, we will share the 12 most useful WordPress custom post types… Read More »

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Apr 14, 2015
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