We often get asked the question about what exactly the difference is between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. Readers want to know whether they should use a self-hosted WordPress website or get a free WordPress.com blog. In this article, we’ll tell you all of the differences and nuances between the different options WordPress offers. Continue reading “The Relation Between WordPress.com & WordPress.org”
Spam causes headaches for everybody except the spammers themselves. It can seem like an uphill battle to get these undesirables off of a site. Making some strategic changes on a site can help, like disallowing links, using cookies or Captcha verification. Thankfully, you don’t have to rely on your wits alone to stop spam. Developers have come up with applications and plugins to fight spam, too.
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WordPress may be easy to use, but it can also be daunting for beginners who have not quite gotten the hang of it. If you are starting a WordPress blog, it may benefit you to learn about the most common WordPress errors ahead of time and familiarize yourself with how to fix them.
In many cases, these problems are relatively easy to fix on your own. And some don’t require extensive knowledge of how website programming works. Continue reading “10 of the Most Common WordPress Errors and How to Fix Them”
When a hosting provider updates PHP, certain problems can arise that impact an end-user’s website and its functionality. PHP is the programming language used to create websites using WordPress, and as new updates are released, using newer versions eventually becomes a requirement. PHP updates are necessary, but they can occasionally can create major headaches for webmasters. Knowing the correct actions to take before and after these updates can prevent some common problems.
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WordPress is a powerful system that has great potential to help you achieve online greatness. However, it’s not going to magically work for you without putting in the effort. You need to make sure you avoid certain WordPress mistakes if you truly want to succeed. Continue reading “20 of the Most Common WordPress Mistakes to Avoid”
The newest WordPress version, called Benny after Benny Goodman (WordPress 4.0), has been released. It promises to streamline users’ overall experience. The changes for WordPress 4.0 bring a more visual impact to the WordPress platform. They are small tweaks with a big visual outcome to the user’s content management experience.
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WordPress is one of the world’s most popular and powerful content management systems. It’s ease of use and customization make it perfect for creating a website regardless of a user’s skill level. But to get the most out of the system, you need a powerful host to back it up. Fortunately, GreenGeeks automates much of the process letting web developers, content writers and small businesses focus on what they do best while leaving optimization of WordPress hosting platform aspects to us. Continue reading “5 Reasons GreenGeeks is the Best WordPress Hosting Provider”
WordPress owns nearly 60% of the market share for content management systems due to its classy interface and simpler operations. Released for the first time in 2003, it has been developed to match exact user requirements keeping the developer’s technical acumen in view. One of these elements focuses on the speed of WordPress Continue reading “10 Ways to Speed Up Your Slow WordPress Website”
WordPress 1 is the first version of WordPress marking an important step in the history of WordPress development. Development of WordPress happens through a structured community, wherein the founder reserves the right for the final decision making. Unlike other platforms, this strategy helps to incorporate the best in class modules to WordPress ranking it among the top three blog hosting platforms.
MySQL is used for the database and PHP as a programming language in the configuration of WordPress 1. WordPress is a trusted tool by millions of people hosting websites and content management system. More than 60 million websites using WordPress shows the efforts gone into developing this tool. WordPress 1 is an old release and is characterized by some simple updates.
Here is a quick look at some of the important changes.
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Both of them are WordPress, how can there be any difference right? You would be wrong. This article will explain the differences and how they can apply to your unique situation along with a professional recommendation as to which flavor of WordPress is right for you.
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