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Canonical URL

A canonical URL is the main version of a webpage that you want Google and other search engines to index. It can be used to prevent duplicate content issues when your website has different versions of pages with the same content. For instance, users might… Read More »

Code Repository

A code repository (or code repo) is a centralized hub that provides everything needed for developers to collaborate on coding projects. This includes storage and management of source code and other resources, version control that tracks changes made by each team member, the ability to… Read More »

Cloud Hosting

Cloud hosting is a type of website hosting that uses a network of virtual servers around the world. The number of servers available to your site can be increased or decreased according to how many resources are needed at a particular time. When you create… Read More »

Classic Theme

A classic theme is a traditional (non-block) WordPress theme that does not support full site editing. You can use the WordPress Theme Customizer to edit a classic theme and control the appearance of your website. Classic themes are built using PHP templates and use stylesheets… Read More »


In WordPress, a cache saves a copy of each page on a website the first time it is loaded and serves those files to repeat visitors. This can improve WordPress speed and performance by speeding up loading times. Most web browsers also use caching to… Read More »

Classic Editor

The classic editor is a WordPress content editor that was previously used to create, edit, and format posts and pages. It was the default editor in WordPress for many years until it was replaced by the block editor. While we recommend using the newer block… Read More »

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CAPTCHA is a Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart. It is a website security measure that can tell if a user is a bot or a human. CAPTCHA comes in different forms, including the newer reCAPTCHA and hCAPTCHA (Human CAPTCHA).… Read More »

Custom Post Type

In WordPress, custom post types are used when you want to create content that’s different from a normal post or page. For example, you can create custom post types for portfolios, testimonials, and products. Many WordPress plugins also use custom post types to store data.… Read More »

Content Management System (CMS)

A content management system or CMS is software used to help users build websites and create content for the internet with little to no technical know-how. Before, you needed some coding knowledge or to hire a web developer to create a website. That became a… Read More »


Category is one of the default taxonomies in WordPress. You can use categories to sort and group your blog posts into different sections. For example, a news website might have categories for their articles filed under News, Opinion, Weather, and Sports. Categories help visitors quickly… Read More »