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How to Change the WordPress Database Prefix to Improve Security

DB Prefix in WordPress

WordPress Database is like a brain for your entire WordPress site because every single information is stored in there thus making it hacker’s favorite target. Spammers and hackers run automated codes for SQL injections. Well, unfortunately many people forget to change the database prefix while… Read More »

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Mar 7, 2011
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Redirecting Visitors to a Temporary Maintenance Page in WordPress without a Plugin

Maintenance HTAccess

Yesterday, we showed you how to temporarily redirect your visitors to a maintenance page in WordPress using popular plugins. That method is great, but some developers prefer to get their hands dirty by going the non-plugin route. Well in this article, we will show you… Read More »

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Mar 2, 2011
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How to Increase the Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress

Media File Size

Depending on the web hosting company you choose and the package you select, each of you will see maximum file upload limit on your Media Uploader page in WordPress. For some it is as low as 2MB which is clearly not enough for media files… Read More »

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Feb 15, 2011
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WordPress Custom Fields 101: Tips, Tricks, and Hacks

Custom Fields in WordPress

One of our users pointed out that we have a lot of hacks and tutorials that cover WordPress Custom fields, but we never bothered explaining what exactly is a WordPress Custom Field, and how it can be utilized. So in this article, we will share… Read More »

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Feb 9, 2011
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How to Add Default Content in Your WordPress Post Editor

Default Content Post Editor

Have you ever find yourself entering the same text in all of your posts? Often people do that such as asking people to subscribe to their feeds, retweet the post, share it on facebook etc. You can always use a simple tag to add it right after the content, or you can add that text as the default content in your WordPress post editor.

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Feb 7, 2011
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Increase your WordPress Blog Performance by using Google App Engine

Google App Engine

Page speed is one aspect of SEO. Google and other search engines and – above all – your blog visitors love fast page loading. As the blog owner, you value your readers’ time, so don’t let them wait more than 10 seconds for any page… Read More »

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Feb 2, 2011
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How to Add Custom Fields Automatically on Post Publish in WordPress

Auto Custom Field

When creating our WPBeginner Gallery Site, we needed to generate custom branded short urls automatically for each site submitted to the gallery, and then store them as a custom field as soon as the post was published. Now while we will leave the auto-generating Bit.ly… Read More »

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Jan 31, 2011
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How to Hide the WordPress Upgrade Message in the Dashboard

Remove that Update Nag

There was a huge debate on Digging into WordPress blog whether developers should let their client’s upgrade or not. We believe to educate our clients and encourage them to be self-sufficient therefore we have created an infographic that shows you a step by step guide… Read More »

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Jan 28, 2011
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How to Display Ads Only to Search Engine Visitors in WordPress

WP Search

From our experience and research of many industry experts, it seems that Search Engine visitors are more likely to click on targeted advertisements then your regular readers. In this article, we will share a technique that will let you make more money from your blogs by simply displaying ads to your Search Engine Visitors ONLY. Whereas your regular visitors do not see these ads. This works very well with targeted Pay-Per-Click (PPC) ad units such as Google Adsense.

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Jan 24, 2011
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How to Add Official LinkedIn Share Button in WordPress

LinkedIn Share Count

Business-oriented social network LinkedIn has launched their own share button, which gives publishers a way to spread their content on LinkedIn and enables users to easily share content with their LinkedIn network. In this article, we will show you how you can quickly add the LinkedIn Share Button in WordPress.

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Nov 30, 2010
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