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WordPress Security Through Obscurity: Why It Isn’t Enough to Keep Your Website Safe

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:00:51 +0000

Now you see it. Now you don’t. Website security is like a magic trick that’s getting harder and harder to pull off as time goes by. In fact, hiding aspects of your site as your main form of security just isn’t what it used to be. Poof, there it goes. While obscurity is not an […]

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How to Build an Awesome WooCommerce Store with OceanWP

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:00:00 +0000

Eye appeal is buy appeal. This is an old adage that rings just as true for online stores as it does for physical ones. In order to remain competitive, it’s crucial that your site displays your products in a gorgeous, well-structured fashion on every device. Equally important is ensuring that you can easily manage customer […]

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10 Easy Social Media Tips for Your Hard-Working Small Business

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:00:00 +0000

Whether you sell routers, pillows, shared web hosting, or car washes, your customers — and potential customers — are on social media. Not only do you need to be there too, but you also need to be there in the right way. Jumping into the world of likes, snaps, pins, and tweets can feel overwhelming. […]

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How to Create a Kick-Butt Crowdfunding Campaign on Your Own Website

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:00:00 +0000

  Lightbulb! You’ve got a great idea. We’re sure of it: you’re destined to sell the next must-have tech toy or life-changing product. The virtual masses have a problem, and your business has the solution. Trouble is, you need a little $$$ to get your venture the ground. No problem. In this day of 280-character […]

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10 of the Hottest WordPress Web Design Trends in 2018

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:00:06 +0000

Amid the glitz, glamour, and yards of chiffon at Fashion Week runway shows — whether in Milan, Paris, or the Big Apple — there are two things that are certain: The editor of Vogue will wear sunglasses indoors. Certain designs will rise to the top, creating a bumper crop of fresh trends for the upcoming […]

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How to Use Git with WordPress

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:00:55 +0000

You’ve probably heard of Git by now, but you might not be familiar with the system beyond its name. Perhaps you’re a beginner just getting started with development, or maybe you’re curious about how you can apply Git with WordPress but don’t know where to begin. Either way, the task at hand may seem a […]

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How to Troubleshoot the WordPress White Screen of Death (WSoD)

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:00:00 +0000

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably just found your WordPress site replaced by a big, white void of nothing. Poof! Step one: don’t panic. What you have encountered is the infamous White Screen of Death (WSoD). While that moniker sounds intimidating, the reality isn’t as terrifying as you might imagine. The fabled WSoD can occur […]

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Meet the DreamHost Customer Who Is a Viral Virtuoso

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:00:00 +0000

  What should you consider before you purchase a domain? What are the top marketing words in LinkedIn job titles? What are some of the most-effective SEO tools? If questions like these interest you, Eli Schwartz is your man. Schwartz, director of organic product at SurveyMonkey, has built a career — and a website — based […]

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Stop Trying to Get Lucky — Here’s How to Design Landing Pages That *Actually* Convert

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:05:00 +0000

  Don’t be so humble: you’ve spent a lot of time developing your website’s marketing strategy, right? Between developing social media posts (and outsmarting that tricky Facebook algorithm), choosing quality web hosting and branding your website, and learning the ins-and-outs of SEO, you’ve spent countless hours — and probably a pretty penny — getting internet crowds […]

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30 Ways to Be an Ally for Women in Tech in 2018

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 15:00:00 +0000

  Happy International Women’s Day! First celebrated by suffragettes in the early 1900s, this worldwide holiday held every March 8 is as relevant and necessary today as it was then. While the fight for equal voting rights has mostly been won, gender parity on the economic front is, sadly, far from a reality. The 2017 World Economic […]

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