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WordPress Child Theme – Getting Started Guide

WordPress child themes are one of the most innovative and helpful concepts related to theme development. While a good number of WordPress users are often confused about the pros and cons of child themes, the truth is that creating and working with a child theme can not only save time and efforts but also help you customize and tweak your WordPress theme to the fullest extent possible.

11 Ways to Integrate and Embed YouTube in WordPress

Do you remember when YouTube first started? No one was sure of how to use the site, let alone build business through the video sharing site. Boy have times changed. Today video is a key part of your marketing strategy.

How to Create a WordPress Custom Dashboard

Bored of your default, WordPress-centric back end user interface? With the WP Admin UI Customize plugin, it’s easy to tailor the UI to your specifications. Follow our guide below on creating a WordPress custom dashboard.

Why Your Small Business Needs a Website

If you own a small business, you know that you have to be very smart about reaching out to both current and future customers.  After all, making your presence known in and around town is really the only way that you can compete with the big boys that would otherwise tower over you. 

PHP Revolution: HHVM and WordPress 3.9

HipHop Virtual Machine, or HHVM for short, is taking the PHP world – you know, the programming language WordPress is written in – by storm. It is an open source PHP execution engine created by the good folks at Facebook and version 3 of it was recently released. It’s a big deal and you should care even if you’re not a developer or a system administrator.

How to Add a Bitcoin Donate Button to Your WordPress Site

Bitcoin has taken the world by storm ever since its inception on January 5, 2009. It’s been busy in those five short years, having been called the currency of the future, a threat to central banking systems, and we’ve even seen China, Russia, and most other governments put restrictions on Bitcoin transactions.

Best WordPress Mobile Plugin – Comparing the Top 7

The cyber world is mobile friendly, and if you’re ignorant about the mobile responsiveness and capabilities of your WordPress websites, you could jeopardize your reach to as many as 80 percent of global internet traffic.

WordPress Security Plugin Review – The Best Free and Paid Security Plugins

This article is part of our WordPress Security series: 1. A Handy Guide to WordPress Security 2. WordPress Vulnerabilities 3. WordPress Security Plugin Review   In other words, the …