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Why You Can’t Find .htaccess File on Your WordPress Site

Why You Can't Find .htaccess File On Your WordPress Site?

Recently, we advised a user to delete .htaccess file from their site to solve a common WordPress error. The user was unable to find their .htaccess file and thought that there was something wrong with his website. For beginners, things like this can be very… Read More »

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Mar 13, 2014
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How to Remove Numbers from WordPress URLs

How to Get Rid of Numbers from WordPress URL

Recently one of our readers emailed us asking the question how to get rid of numbers from WordPress post and page URLs. By default, WordPress uses post IDs (numbers) instead of pretty keyword text in the URLs. This is bad for SEO. In other cases,… Read More »

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Mar 10, 2014
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Beginner’s Guide: How to Use Google Analytics for Your WordPress Site

Beginner’s Guide to Google Analytics Standard Reports

This is a guest post by Jim Wang Google Analytics is a very powerful tool but for a new blogger, it’s very overwhelming. It’s all too easy to install Google Analytics tracking code in WordPress and then forget about it. Today, we’ll be discussing how… Read More »

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Mar 6, 2014
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How to Fix Featured Images Appearing Twice in WordPress Posts

How to Fix Featured Image Appearing Twice in WordPress Posts

For regular WordPress users, creating a post in WordPress is a fairly easy process. However for those just starting out, there are still things that they might find confusing. While the featured images functionality is a total life saver, it requires some basic understanding of… Read More »

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Feb 19, 2014
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Speed Up Your WordPress – How to Save Images Optimized for Web

Optimize Images on Your Website

Are you saving images wrong? Most beginners don’t know how to save images properly which can have a huge impact on website speed. In this article, we will show you how to properly save images optimized for web. Every blogging expert will tell you that… Read More »

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Jan 27, 2014
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How Does PHP Updates by Your Web Host Impact your WordPress Sites

How PHP Updates by Your Web Host Affect Your WordPress Sites

Recently one of our users contacted us about a notice they received from BlueHost (one of the recommended WordPress hosting providers) about upgrading to PHP 5.4. We thought it would be beneficial to cover how this affects WordPress users and website owners. In this article,… Read More »

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Jan 8, 2014
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How to Install WordPress Plugins and Themes from GitHub

How To Install WordPress Themes and Plugins from GitHub

GitHub is a project hosting service used by many open source projects and developers. As a WordPress user, sometimes you may come across plugins or themes hosted on GitHub. Since GitHub is not specific to WordPress development, it may be difficult for a new user… Read More »

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Jan 6, 2014
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14 Most Common WordPress Errors and How to Fix Them

12 Most Common WordPress Errors and How to Fix Them

WordPress is very easy to use but some common WordPress errors can cause panic among beginners. It is very possible that the error you are seeing on your site has been already reported and resolved by someone before you. At WPBeginner, we have covered and… Read More »

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Dec 27, 2013
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How to Change the Admin Color Scheme in WordPress 3.8

How to add more admin color schemes in WordPress 3.8

WordPress 3.8 introduced an entirely new WordPress dashboard design. The new design is responsive, modern, and beautiful. However some of our users did not like the dark color scheme. Well if you’re not a fan of the dark color scheme, then you’re in luck. By… Read More »

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Dec 16, 2013
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How to Undo Changes in WordPress with Post Revisions

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WordPress has built-in capability which allows you to undo changes and go back to an earlier version of a post. This feature is called Post Revisions or simply Revisions. When writing articles, most of us make mistakes. Sometimes you even wish that you hadn’t deleted… Read More »

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Dec 9, 2013
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