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How you can help save other WordPress users some time?

WordPress is a great platform and that is only because it has a great community behind it. There are thousands of plugins in the repository that are available for FREE. Thank you awesome plugin developers who gave us that gift. Now it is our turn to give back.

WPBeginner is now Powered by MaxCDN

Last week, we were able to work out a deal with one of the biggest Content Delivery Networks (CDN) known as MaxCDN to accelerate WPBeginner’s load time. Earlier this week, we made a few changes to WPBeginner in terms of site optimization.

How to Display a Read More link in WordPress Excerpts

To prevent duplicate content, improve site load time, and for better SEO many bloggers have started to use post excerpts. Excerpts are mini-descriptions of the posts shown on the main blog page, category pages, and archive pages. You can see a live example by visiting any of our categories. But if you notice, our read more button is added on a separate line from the excerpt text. In this article, we will show you how to automatically add a read more link in WordPress Excerpts.

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Lucky Winners of iThemes WordPress Themes Giveaway

This past week, we had a fantastic opportunity to giveway one of the most popular WordPress theme providers, iThemes. We really want to thank Cory Miller (@corymiller303) for helping us orchestrate this giveaway. We are giving away 10 copies of the iThemes WordPress theme, and each of our winners get to choose the theme that they like.

WordPress 3.0 – Thelonious Features (Video)

Most hyped up WordPress 3.0 has been officially released. WordPress 3.0 is one of the thirteenth major release of WordPress open-source platform. Along with some of the most impressive features, this release also fixed 1217 bugs. Some of our favorite features include: Twenty Ten Theme, Advanced Menus, Custom Post Types, and ability to upgrade multiple plugins from the plugins page.

How to Add an Edit Post Link to WordPress Posts and Pages

Majority of the top themes have the quick edit button included, but there are still theme designers that fail to include this simple feature in a theme. In this article, we will show you how you can add a quick edit button in your WordPress posts and comments.