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How to Use Google Analytics with WordPress

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000

If you have a blog or website, you need Google Analytics—end of story. Though it’s a free tool, it’s an incredibly valuable way to demystify your site data, and it has long been the standard in helping webmasters figure out whether they’re meeting their traffic goals. (Or what their traffic goals should be in the […]

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How to Design a Website Without Code

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:20:00 +0000

A lot of website builders claim to make setting up a snazzy new website easy even for non-coders. But their actual dashboards can be… confusing. Overwhelming. Too many widgets. While many of the existing builders are great for people with some familiarity with websites, we wanted to create something that was truly effortless, intuitive, and […]

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How to Manage WordPress Plugins from the Command Line with WP-CLI

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:00:00 +0000

 In this series of blog posts, we will cover the basic but useful tasks WP-CLI has to offer, such as upgrading WordPress core and managing your plugins. By the end of the series, you’ll be comfortable using WP-CLI and discovering even more ways you can use it to simplify your life! WP-CLI can be used […]

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5 No-Brainer SEO Tips for Total Beginners

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:00:00 +0000

For the uninitiated, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) might sound a little sleazy. If you need to use special techniques to help your site appear at the top of Google search results, doesn’t that mean that—in some weird way—you’re cheating? Not in the slightest. At the end of the day, Google needs to consider a variety […]

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WordPress 4.7.2 Security Update

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000

WordPress is a continually-innovating, monster-sized player in the modern web ecosphere. As such, it’s always a major deal when a rare high-severity security vulnerability is discovered in WordPress’ core code. On a network like ours, that can mean 400,000+ vulnerable installations. On January 26, 2017, WordPress version 4.7.2 of WordPress was released.  This update was […]

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How to Upgrade WordPress Core from the Command Line with WP-CLI

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000

In this series of blog posts, we will cover the basic-but-useful tasks with WP-CLI, such as upgrading WordPress core and managing your plugins. By the end of it all, you should be comfortable using WP-CLI and discovering more ways you can use it to simplify your life! WP-CLI is a great tool for simplifying WordPress administrative tasks. […]

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Net Neutrality and the Future of the Open Internet

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:54:26 +0000

We’ve gone on record as being in support of net neutrality many times. We were there cheering with the rest of ’em in 2015 when the FCC reclassified ISPs as common carriers under Title II of the Telecommunications Act, making them subject to regulation. That 2015 order also imposed the practice of net neutrality across […]

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The Journey to the Birth of Remixer

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 20:40:47 +0000

Aside from our WordPress offerings and automated installations of various content management software, DreamHost hasn’t really been involved with helping our users create their actual websites! We’ve given you a great piece of land, but when it came to your website, it was always “bring your own house!” That changes. Now. Please welcome to the […]

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Automate WordPress Management Tasks with WP-CLI

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 20:24:22 +0000

This is the first in a series of tutorials designed to help make your WordPress efforts more easily manageable by using WP-CLI.  WordPress Command Line Interface, or WP-CLI, is a simple but powerful command line tool that when used right, can simplify most tasks required to run a successful WordPress website. For example, with WP-CLI […]

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How To Run Dokku Tiny PaaS on DreamHost Cloud

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 20:30:20 +0000

Deploy your code on DreamHost cloud servers using Dokku, a small Platform As A Service implementation built on Docker. With Dokku running on your instance, you can push code directly from your local machine running git and see it running on a production server. This tiny PaaS implements Heroku’s buildpack specification allowing to run software written in […]

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