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Dashboard

The dashboard or WordPress admin panel is an administration area in WordPress that you and other registered users can see after logging in to your site. It provides a central hub for performing admin tasks such as creating a new post, installing a plugin, and… Read More »

DDoS

DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service. It is a type of online attack that sends a large number of fake visitors to your website. The goal is to slow it down until it becomes inaccessible to your real visitors. Have you ever visited a… Read More »

DNS

DNS stands for “Domain Name System”. It’s a system that lets you connect to websites by matching human-readable domain names (like wpbeginner.com) with the unique ID of the server where a website is stored. Think of the DNS system as the internet’s phonebook. It lists… Read More »

Draft

In WordPress, a draft is an unpublished version of a post or page. The WordPress editor automatically saves new content as a draft whilst you are working on it. The draft feature in WordPress allows you to create a post and come back to it… Read More »

Database

A database is a structured, organized set of data. In computing terminology a database refers to a software used to store and organize data. Think of it as a file cabinet where you store data in different sections called tables. When you need a particular… Read More »

Default Theme

WordPress comes with a default theme to display the front-end of the website. This is the first theme that you see when you first install WordPress. The user can then replace it with any other WordPress theme. The default WordPress theme is used to showcase… Read More »

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Dedicated Hosting

Dedicated hosting is a term used to describe web hosting packages that provide a dedicated server with dedicated resources to a single client. Dedicated hosting plans are ideal for WordPress websites with very large number of visitors. Many WordPress hosting service providers offer Dedicated Hosting… Read More »

Domain Name

A domain name is like a website’s address. It’s the name you enter into a web browser’s address bar to navigate to a website. In simple terms, if you think of your website as a house, then your domain name would be the physical address… Read More »