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Metadata

Simply speaking, metadata is information about information. For example, think about a document on your computer. Any information about that document, like who created it and when, would be considered metadata for that document. In WordPress, metadata is information about your posts, pages, users, comments,… Read More »

Multisite (MU)

Multisite is a type of WordPress installation that allows you to create and manage a network of multiple websites from a single WordPress dashboard. This lets you easily make changes and keep all of your websites updated from one place. You can create a multisite… Read More »

Memory Usage

Memory usage in WordPress refers to the amount of memory used by a PHP script. This script could be a theme, a plugin or a core WordPress file. A well written WordPress plugin or theme will attempt to reduce its own memory usage and not… Read More »

MySQL

MySQL is the database management system used by WordPress to store and retrieve your blog information. It acts as a filing cabinet for your website and is pronounced ‘my sequel’. The database application is currently owned by Oracle Corporation and is open source software licensed… Read More »

Media

Media is a tab in your WordPress admin sidebar which is used to manage user uploads (images, audio, video, and other files). Under the Media menu, there are two screens. The first screen Library lists all the files in the media library. These files can… Read More »

Media Settings

The Media Settings is a sub panel located under Settings » Media. An administrator can define settings for WordPress media uploads in this sub panel. The first option on this page is for image sizes. When a user uploads an image, WordPress saves the original… Read More »

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