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How to Automatically Create WordPress Post from YouTube Video

YouTube to WordPress using IFTTT

Recently one of our users asked us for a way to automate the process of creating a new post in WordPress whenever they upload a new video on their YouTube channel. Adding a YouTube video in WordPress is extremely simple, but it requires you to… Read More »

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Jul 14, 2014
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What’s Coming in WordPress 4.0 (Features and Screenshots)

WordPress 4.0

WordPress 4.0 Beta 1 was released yesterday. This is a major release with some really cool features and improvements. In this article, we will show you what new features are coming in WordPress 4.0 along with their screenshots. Please note that WordPress 4.0 is still… Read More »

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Jul 11, 2014
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How to Create a Web Directory in WordPress

How to Create a Web Directory Using WordPress

Are you looking to create a business web directory? Recently one of our users asked us if it was possible to create a web directory in WordPress? Our answer: of course, there’s a plugin for that. In this article, we will show how to create… Read More »

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Jul 10, 2014
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5 Best Forum Plugins for WordPress

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Building online forums requires a lot of patience and sometimes more than average technical knowledge. For beginners this usually means learning a new software system from the ground up. What if we told you that you can build a robust online forum within your familiar… Read More »

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Jul 9, 2014
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How to Fade In the Last Sidebar Widget in WordPress using jQuery

Fade In Last Sidebar Widget in WordPress

Recently one of our users asked us about how to add a fade in effect for the last widget in the sidebar. This popular jQuery effect is used on many well-known websites and blogs. As the user scrolls down the page, the last widget in… Read More »

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Jul 8, 2014
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Enter WPBeginner Birthday Giveaway with $26,000+ in Prizes and Help Build a School

Largest WordPress Giveaway

To celebrate the 5th birthday of WPBeginner, we have organized the largest WordPress giveaway ever. It’s the largest because we have a total of 140+ prizes. Not to mention the combined value of prizes exceeds $26,000. Enter the Giveaway There will be 140+ winners, so… Read More »

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Jul 7, 2014
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WordPress vs. Blogger – Which one is Better? (Pros and Cons)

WordPress vs Blogger - Which One is Better? Pros and Cons

We are often asked by new users why they should use WordPress instead of a free blogging service like WordPress.com or Blogger? WPBeginner is the largest resource site for WordPress beginners, so it is obvious that we favor WordPress over other blogging platforms. In this… Read More »

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Jul 4, 2014
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3 Best Affiliate Tracking and Management Software for WordPress

3 Best Affiliate Management Solutions for WordPress

Affiliate marketing is a proven way to increase awareness about your business and products. This is why most large businesses like Amazon, eBay, Hilton, etc have made it an integral part of their marketing strategy. With the growth of eCommerce sites powered by WordPress, several… Read More »

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Jul 3, 2014
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How to Show Empty Categories in WordPress Widgets

How to Show Empty Categories in WordPress Widgets

By default the WordPress category widget does not show empty categories. Recently a new user asked us if it was possible to display empty categories in WordPress widget to help with his local development. In this article, we will show you how to display empty… Read More »

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Jul 2, 2014
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7 Best WordPress Backup Plugins Compared (Pros and Cons)

Best WordPress Backup Plugins

Creating regular WordPress backups is the best thing you can do for your website. Backups give you a peace of mind and can save you in catastrophic situations when your site gets hacked or you accidentally lock yourself out. There are several free and paid… Read More »

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Jul 1, 2014
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