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Do You Need Custom Plugins For Your Business?

WordPress Plugins help you add useful features to your website and allow you to modify, customize and enhance your website. For example, the WordPress SEO plugin enables you to specify meta descriptions, page titles and specific keywords. It also shows you how it will appear on Google’s […]

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How to Develop a Plugin

WordPress plugins are (mostly) made of ‘php’ scripts and HTML/CSS/JS files, and enhance existing features or add new ones to your blog website. Most of the WordPress users need no or limited plugins, whereas others enjoy varied plugin features like updated weather reports, rating systems and many […]

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How to Integrate Social Media Elements in Your WordPress Blog Using the Social Media Widget

These days, one of the best ways for your business to become famous in the online world seems to be via social media tools like Facebook and Twitter. You can integrate trendy social media elements in your personal or business WP blog, and direct people from your […]

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Premium Plugins Vs Free Plugins

There are limitless choices when it comes to choosing a free plugin. Why would anyone opt for a paid plugin when you can get something that is almost similar for free? The answer lies in the words “almost similar.” What are the Differences between Premium Plugins and […]

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3 Benefits of using .ico over .png or .gif in Favicons

Except when creating Favicon with a transparent background, we save Favicons as a 16X16 pixels square image saved as favicon.ico. There are several reasons why. 1. Compatibility with major browsers – Most browsers, even IE 5.0, back the .ico format.

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How to Create Your Favicon with a Transparent Backdrop

Now, since we all know what Favicon is, let’s go a little step further. For your Favicon to stand out optimally, you might want to go for a crystal-clear background instead of a colored one.

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What is a Favicon and How to Use it?

The word Favicon comes from ‘favorite icon’. It is the tiny image that sits next to your web URL after bookmarking it. You can call it a way to make your blog stand out from the rest. It provides a visual identification to your web page.

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What Types of Websites Can be Built Using Types and Views

Types and Views can be used to create practically any kind of website. In fact the USP of these two plugins is that they enable creation of complex websites in a simple intuitive manner, with no need for coding. When someone views a website, the designer/ developer […]

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The ultimate guide to working with the WordPress database

WordPress provides the wpdb class of functions for all database manipulations. Methods from this class shouldn’t be called directly because WordPress provides global variable called $wpdb representing a usable instance. Note: always use the variable $wpdb and remember to globalize it before using it at any custom functions in […]

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Guide to understanding Meta Data and when to use it

Guide to understanding Meta Data and when to use it What are Custom Fields? In simple words custom fields are additional information that you can add in Posts and Pages. A good starting point is to check the WordPress Codex, where custom fields are described in details […]

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