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WPBeginner WordPress tutorials allow you to extend the power of WordPress. Our step by step WordPress tutorials are easy to understand and follows the WordPress best practices. Don't waste your time buying books that cover just the basics. These WordPress tutorials contain real-life examples, tips, and hacks that allows you to learn WordPress faster.

How to Password Protect Your WordPress Admin (wp-admin) Directory

As you read the title, you are probably wondering isn’t the wp-admin directory already password protected. You are required to login right. Well that is true, but to add an additional layer of security popular sites often add an extra layer of authentication. Few days… Read More »

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Jul 25, 2012
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How to Publish To WordPress Remotely Using Windows Live Writer

This is a guest post by Syed Faizan Ali Windows live writer is a versatile tool that allows you to publish posts onto your WordPress blog directly from your desktop. This means that you don’t need to sign into your WordPress admin panel to update… Read More »

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Jul 12, 2012
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How to Embed SoundCloud in your WordPress Posts by using oEmbed

One of our users asked us for an easy way to embed SoundCloud in their WordPress site. WordPress has this cool feature called oEmbed which supports auto-embedding as long as you post the URL in its own line. Currently the WordPress oEmbed library supports popular… Read More »

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Jul 5, 2012
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How to Install and Setup WordPress CDN Solution – MaxCDN on your Site

After our redesign, WPBv4, we spent some time doing performance optimization (still some work left to do). After doing some optimization, we saw a major performance improvement on the site. It was noticeable enough that our users emailed us asking about it. We’ve heard your… Read More »

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Jul 3, 2012
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Managing a Collaborative WordPress Site Safely and Effectively

This guest post is by Juliana Payson of InMotion Hosting As a longtime WordPress user, I have run many successful websites in the past and have invited many writers/contributors/developers to join my team. To make the process go smoothly, I had to give them access… Read More »

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Jun 28, 2012
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How to Add Signature or Ads after Post Content in WordPress

Recently one of our users asked on our facebook page, how to add signature after post content in WordPress. There are a lot of ways you can do this, but we will share the most efficient method that will work for almost all themes. In… Read More »

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Jun 25, 2012
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How to Alter the WordPress RSS Widget’s Refresh Rate

As amazing as the built in WordPress RSS widget can be there are times that it just doesn’t update fast enough. Thanks to the fact that WordPress is so easy to customize we can easily change this. In this article, we will show you how… Read More »

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Jun 21, 2012
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How to Embed SWF in Your WordPress Posts

If you have ever tried embedding a Shockwave Flash file into your WordPress blog then you know it can get messy. Besides, if you are hosting your blog on WordPress.com then you are not going to be able to upload flash for security reasons. If… Read More »

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Jun 21, 2012
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How to Get Google’s Verified Authorship for your WordPress Blog

Everyone is talking about how the search is going social. Google +1 buttons are now integrated in websites, search results, and even in Google Ads. Well all that is important, but we are now seeing a rise in verified Authorship for Google search results. Update… Read More »

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Jun 12, 2012
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How To Add a Read More Link to Copied Text in WordPress

You may have noticed how some popular websites (like eHow etc) will attach a “read more” link to any text that is copied from their site. This is a great way to get new users. Often folks are copying and pasting text from websites into… Read More »

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Jun 11, 2012
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