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Our editorial staff includes a dedicated team of programmers, writers, video creators, and editors with over 16 years of experience in WordPress, web hosting, eCommerce, SEO, and online marketing.

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The team is led by the most well-known and well-respected WordPress expert in the world, Syed Balkhi. He graduated from University of Florida and have been building WordPress websites since 2006.

Syed is also the founder of some of the most popular WordPress plugins in the market.

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WPBeginner is the largest free WordPress resource for beginners to learn WordPress. We are part of the Awesome Motive family and reach over 100 million visitors every year. Our content is fact checked and reviewed by our Editorial team for accuracy and integrity. You can learn more about us and our editorial process.


Must See SEO Guide for All WordPress Bloggers

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for a WordPress blog is different than SEO for static websites, mainly because of the social nature of blogging technology. It is less about buying links or tricking inadequate search technology. SEO for WordPress blogs is more focused on the technical infrastructure of your site, and your ability to write creative articles that are noteworthy for others to read and link to.

WordPress SQL Injection – Latest Attack

A lot of sites are being hit by a recent SQL attack where codes are being injected to your site. This MySQL injection affects your permalinks by making them ineffective. As a result, your blog posts URLs will not work. We will show you how you can identify and fix this issue.

What is Akismet and Why You Should Start Using it Right Away

Once you have installed WordPress, you will see there is one default post, one default comment, but surprisingly a plugin that comes pre-installed. This famous WordPress plugin is known as Akismet. It is not activated by default, and even to activate it, you have to take extra steps. In this article we will provide everything you need to know about Akismet from how to installing it to why you need it.