What is WordPress

If you are reading this particular blog, it is most likely that you already know what WordPress is. Nevertheless let’s try to define it.

WordPress is a free and open source web publishing platform which helps you create, manage and maintain your own site or blog.
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How to Make a WordPress Website in 2019

Whether you are a small business owner, an artist or just a hobbyist, having an online presence can only be beneficial for you. Having your own website means you can easily showcase and sell your work and products, communicate your interests worldwide and meet other like-minded people who can help you improve your craft. Pretty much anyone can benefit from having a website, even individuals; a personal blog allows you to express your self, perhaps vent, and connect with other people through your daily life’s musings.

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How to exclude certain posts or pages from your search results

The WordPress search results, by default, contain information from all available posts, pages, and custom post types. In some cases you might feel that you need to exclude certain items from the search results, because you feel that they contain irrelevant or confusing information. Today we’ll take a look at how we can achieve this.
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How to add header and footer scripts to your WordPress site

If you are in the business of building, maintaining or expanding your WordPress site you’ve most likely been asked to add some sort of code into your site’s header or footer. Many popular tools, such as Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel, various search engine verification methods, need to have some code added to your site in order for them to function properly. There are two main ways to achieve this in WordPress, below we’ll take a look at both of them.

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How to get the most out of the new Site Health feature in WordPress 5.2

On May 7th, we had a second major release of WordPress in 2019. Version 5.2, named “Jaco”, an honorable mention of a revolutionary jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius, came up to surprise us with wonderful features. Some of the features are Site Health, PHP Error Protection, Accessibility Updates, Plugin Compatibility Checks, Building JavaScript tools (for developers) and much more. One of these features, Site Health, which was introduced in 5.1 version, is a great tool for those who want to optimize their website.

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WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com – What’s the difference?

If you are a new blogger or new to the world of WordPress you might not know the differences between WordPress.org and WordPress.com, or even that there are differences at all.

In this guide we will try to briefly describe how each platform works, compare them and try to reach a conclusion on which one to use depending on the type of user you are.

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How to duplicate posts, pages or custom post type items in WordPress

There are many cases in which you might need to create an identical copy of a post, page or custom post type on your WordPress site. You might need to work on the redesign of a page without messing up the original, check out edits on a post that is already being worked on by another editor, allow a client to make their own changes on a post and preview theme without affecting the live version, and so on. For this you need a reliable tool to help you clone any post item quickly and easily. Luckily there is one.

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How to add SVG support to WordPress media uploader

WordPress allows the users to upload many file formats via its built in media uploader. Among them one can find the most popular image file formats, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif and .ico. As you might have noticed SVG files are not among the ones allowed. In today’s article we’ll learn more about SVG and then we’ll add support for them in WordPress’ media uploader.

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Hide the WordPress update notifications from all users except administrators

Between minor and major releases, WordPress is regularly updated with new features, improvements on existing ones, security fixes and more. If you have automatic updates enabled on your site, minor releases are downloaded and installed silently without requiring any action from the site’s administrator. However this is not the case for major releases. Once a major release is out a prompt will appear in the WordPress dashboard letting you know that there is a new major update available for your site urging you to install it.

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