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How To Clear Cache for All Major Browsers

Find out how to clear the browser cache in most major browsers with these quick steps and why you might want to clear your browser cache.
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28 min read
Publish date
March 22, 2022
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How To Fix the “Another Update is Currently in Progress” Error in WordPress

Learn 3 different ways to easily fix the "WordPress another update is currently in progress" error when you see it on your screen.
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9 min read
Publish date
January 18, 2022

Microsoft 365 SMTP Settings (Office 365): How To Connect Email Client or WordPress Site

Learn the Microsoft 365/Office 365 SMTP details and how to configure your email client or website to send emails using the SMTP server.
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11 min read
Publish date
December 30, 2021
How to Fix the "This Site Can't Be Reached" Error (5 Ways)

How to Fix the “This Site Can’t Be Reached” Error (5 Ways)

Are you experiencing the "This Site Can't Be Reached" error? In this article, learn five ways to resolve this error.
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7 min read
Publish date
July 13, 2021
How to Fix the XAMPP Error "MySQL Shutdown Unexpectedly"

How to Fix the XAMPP Error “MySQL Shutdown Unexpectedly” (3 Methods)

Have you encountered the "MySQL Shutdown Unexpectedly" error in XAMPP? This is common when you don’t run the software using administrator privilege…
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8 min read
Publish date
March 9, 2021
What is a WordPress Theme?

How WordPress Themes Work and How They Make Design So Much Easier

Learn about what makes a WordPress theme, well, a WordPress theme. We'll cover parent and child themes, template files, style sheets, and more.
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28 min read
Publish date
February 9, 2021
What Is a URL? In-Depth Explanation & Learn How to Get the Most Out of Your Site’s URLs

What Is a URL? The Anatomy of a URL, Permalinks, SEO, and More

URLs help us navigate around the World Wide Web. Learn more about the structure of URLs, and how they affect SEO.
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16 min read
Publish date
February 2, 2021
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A Comprehensive Guide on WordPress Files and How to Use Them

Get an in-depth look into the WordPress file and directory structure. Learn how to upload WordPress files, reinstall WordPress, edit theme files, a…
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79 min read
Publish date
January 28, 2021
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How to Set up Private Pages and Posts in WordPress

Learn how to set up WordPress private pages and posts. We explain what a private page is along with instances where you might use one.
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11 min read
Publish date
November 19, 2020
WordPress Missing MySQL Extension Error

How to Fix “Your PHP Installation Appears to Be Missing the MySQL Extension Which Is Required by WordPress” Error

Struggling with the WordPress missing MySQL extension error message? Here's what it means and how to fix the problem to get your site working.
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7 min read
Publish date
November 3, 2020
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How to Improve PHP Memory Limit in WordPress

Understanding what the PHP memory limit is and how it works can improve your site's health and keep it error-free.
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12 min read
Publish date
October 22, 2020
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How to Perform a WordPress Search and Replace (5 Methods)

There are certain times when you need to update things in bulk. Check how to perform WordPress search and replace and save yourself time!
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10 min read
Publish date
October 8, 2020