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Posts Tagged ‘WordPress’

How and Where to Find a Good WordPress Theme or Template

how where to find wordpress theme

So you’ve got a WordPress website, or you’re thinking about spinning one up, but you don’t want to fork out the cash for a custom design, and you’ve heard that themes are the way to go. Maybe you’re an individual, small business owner, freelance web designer, or even a small web agency. Where do you…

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Yoast SEO Setup and Configuration for WordPress

Whether you are a small business owner that just wants a website up and running, web designer, copywriter, or SEO professional, it is important to be able to properly configure a website you are working on for SEO best practices. The standard and best WordPress SEO plugin is Yoast SEO, and in this blog post we…

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iThemes Security Installation and Configuration – WordPress

WordPress security has become more of a hot topic in the last few years as many vulnerabilities have been discovered and, unfortunately, exploited. So, we are here today to present our favorite WordPress security plugin, iThemes Security, and show you how to set it up and configure all the recommended settings. While most of these…

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Best Must-Have WordPress Plugins for Your Website

This will not be your typical “top 5” or “10 best” list of WordPress plugins. Instead, I want to take you through the list of plugins we actually use on websites we build for clients, from small single page sites to huge e-commerce projects. There will be a few exceptions, but, for the most part, we…

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Why We Chose WP Engine

why we chose WP Engine

Here at Decisive Design, we have worked with many hosting providers (google “web hosting” and that’s our list!). When deciding on what hosting provider to use, sometimes we don’t have a choice. Whether that is due to a client already having a contract with a specific hosting provider, or various other reasons. When we do…

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Deactivate and Cancel Jetpack Subscription Module for WordPress

So you’ve decided to stop using the Jetpack subscriptions module for WordPress, like many others, but you want to actually deactivate it and can’t find the button. You’ve Google’d it, but all the posts tell you to look for a button that doesn’t exist anymore, or they just aren’t helpful. Don’t worry – you’re not…

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Custom WordPress 404 Error Pages

Ever thought about creating a custom 404-error page? In Web Designer Depot’s post, How to Build Effective 404-Error Pages in WordPress, Ms.Ladoshkina explains why having a good 404-error page is important and goes into detail about creating one.

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Make Copyright the Current Year on PHP Website

We’ve got a quick tip today. If you are using WordPress or another PHP based platform, you can place the following code in your footer, next to a copyright ( © ) symbol and it will always display the current year. Note: The code in the snippets below needs to be in php tags. Not…

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Backup Your Databases!

This guide refers to phpMyAdmin based databases that are commonly the back end for popular content management systems (CMS) like WordPress and Joomla Yes, it happened to me. So… I was clearing out my web server files, databases, etc, to make room for the new website coming online, and I forgot to make a copy…

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