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WordPress Dark Mode

There’s a lot of buzz on the internet recently surrounding dark mode, a toggle that allows you to set a normally white screen to a dark one that many say is easier on the eyes. And it’s not just the aesthetic look, it’s proven to use less power using dark mode on your mobile/tablet device. […]

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Whats coming in WordPress 5.2

Since WordPress 5.1 was released on the 21st of February it’s been downloaded over 3.9 million times. The first release of 2019 was only a small part of the 9 priorities Matt Mullenweg identified for 2019. Today we’re going over all the features proposed for WordPress 5.2 and what you can expect to see with them.

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WordPress 5.1 to Introduce New White Screen Protection Feature, Launches Today

WordPress 5.1 launches today with some great new features. One of the 9 priorities Matt Mullenweg identified for 2019 was the merge of the Site Health Check plugin into the core WordPress system to help with debugging and encourage “good software hygiene.” The Site Health Check plugin, formerly known as “ServeHappy” began with the goal […]

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WordPress 5.0 What you need to know

The release of WordPress 5.0 is just a couple of weeks away with the recent release of the 3rd beta versionof WordPress 5.0. Below is all you need to know about this release, and what to look out for. WooCommerce When WordPress 5.0 is released this month your site needs to be running WooCommerce 3.5.1+ to avoid breaking changes. WooCommerce Recommend making sure […]

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WordPress in 2018 Infographic

WordPress has come on leaps and bounds since it’s first release in 2003. It’s community has grown considerably, and the growth only seems to be increasing. WordPress is now the most used CMS on the market and it’s miles ahead of it’s nearest competitors. We’ve collected statistics for WordPress usage in 2018 and have 10 […]

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How To Setup Email On Your Android Phone (Samsung, Pixel, One Plus)

Not sure how to setup email on your new android phone? follow the guide below and add a new email account to your android device. If you haven’t done already, it’s advised that you create an account in cPanel before you begin. You can find out more information on creating an account in cPanel here. […]

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The Best Caching Plugins For WordPress To Make Your Website Faster

We’ve compiled a guide on the Best Caching Plugins For WordPress. If you run a WordPress site, a caching plugin can dramatically effect load times for the better. Typically, when you access any website, you request information from their servers. WordPress runs of a database, and every time someone loads your site on their browser, […]

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The Best WordPress Plugins For Bookings & Events

Ever wonder what the best WordPress plugin for events and booking systems is, and why you’d use them? If you’re a freelancer or a small business selling services, you’re better off implementing your own booking and events system into your website, rather than relying on a third-party service. Sure, for events with a big attendance […]

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How To Display Facebook Page Reviews In WordPress

Facebook reviews include user ratings of your products or services and can be a very important part of your business. Reviews help let customers know that other’s rate your products and that they shouldn’t be afraid of trying them too.  In this article, we will show you how to display your Facebook page reviews on […]

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The Best PDF Viewer Plugins For WordPress In 2018

What Is A PDF Viewer And When Would You Use It? PDFs are great for many situations, and a PDF plugin allows you to embed a full WordPress PDF viewer into a WordPress page. This way, your visitors can flip through the pages like a real document, while also zooming in, taking notes and printing […]

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