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how to use and work with wordpress for fun,making money and education
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How To Easily Set Up Monitoring For Your WordPress Site And Minimize Downtime

How To Easily Set Up Monitoring For Your WordPress Site And Minimize Downtime | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
Services that monitor your site's uptime are fairly common and setting them up is quick and easy. In this Weekend WordPress Project we'll step through how to add the Monitor service from Automattic's Jetpack suite of plugins.
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How to Allow Users to Upload Images in WordPress Comments

How to Allow Users to Upload Images in WordPress Comments | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
Ever wanted to allow users to add images in WordPress comments like Facebook? Here is how you can let users upload images in WordPress Comments.
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Wordpress Plugins: Why Use a Floating Navigation Bar - http://rightmixtech.com

Wordpress Plugins: Why Use a Floating Navigation Bar - http://rightmixtech.com | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
floating navigation bar at the bottom of the page. This is particularly useful if you have a lot of content on your web pages, or have lengthy blog posts th ...
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Designing Sites for Nonprofits - UX Booth

Designing Sites for Nonprofits - UX Booth | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
As user experience designers, we seek to create the most intuitive and usable site flows for our end-users. But what about the site admins who use the sites we set up? It's time to consider the usability of the sites themselves, and Myles Dannhausen knows where we can start.
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Rules of Thumb in Designing for the Web - Notes, Web Design

Rules of Thumb in Designing for the Web - Notes, Web Design | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
Web design is an emerging profession compared to other forms of design, due to its progressing medium. As with any design discipline, there are aspects of the design process that are very unique, such as considering desktop and mobile screen resolutions, color usage, integration of negative spaces, and image optimization. Often there are more unique …
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How to Create Your Own Icon? - Graphic Design, Notes

How to Create Your Own Icon? - Graphic Design, Notes | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
Icons are graphical symbols that represent a thing, group of things, function, or actions. These usually aid readers to understand a text or a paragraph in a form of an image. Icons play a vital role in making a website effective and at the same time, attractive. Whether purchased, downloaded for free, or originally created …
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Manage Multiple WordPress Sites From One Centralized Dashboard

Manage Multiple WordPress Sites From One Centralized Dashboard | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
If you manage multiple WordPress sites, there's a new service that you need to know about that will save you tons of time. ManageWP.com is now in active beta, and it's one of the most useful WordPress services I've seen in a long time.[...]
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12 Things To Do After You Wrote A Blogpost - Checklist [Infographic]

12 Things To Do After You Wrote A Blogpost - Checklist [Infographic] | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
A great blog post might not be read - if it was not reached to multiple level of audience. Marketing your blog post enables it to be discovered by people from different level of social networks or audience.
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How to Protect Your WordPress Website | Tips and Tricks HQ

How to Protect Your WordPress Website | Tips and Tricks HQ | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
Protecting your website is something that many WordPress users fail to do. It usually takes a hack attempt on their website to help them realize that they need
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Start Podcasting on Your WordPress Blog in 7 Easy Steps | Tips and Tricks HQ

Start Podcasting on Your WordPress Blog in 7 Easy Steps | Tips and Tricks HQ | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
There are several things you'll need to start posting podcasts on your WordPress blog. Here is a simple step-by-step guide that will help you get started.
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12 Surprisingly Useful WordPress Plugins You Don’t Know About

12 Surprisingly Useful WordPress Plugins You Don’t Know About | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
Here's 12 recently released, practically unknown WordPress plugins that address long-term irritations, provide out-of-box functionality that makes perfect sense once you think about or that just does something better than anything previously.
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10 Reasons Why WordPress Is The Best Content Management System

10 Reasons Why WordPress Is The Best Content Management System | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
The Wordpress Content Management System is arguably the best CMS in the World.. Here's 10 Solid Reasons WHY!!
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Wordpress CMS (Content Management System) is the best CMS nowadays know the reasons why #wordpress #best #cms #9dotstrategies

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How To Stop Your WordPress Intranet Becoming An Unmanageable Mess

How To Stop Your WordPress Intranet Becoming An Unmanageable Mess | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
When using WordPress for an intranet, it's far too easy to get carried away and load up a site with every plugin imaginable. Here's how to avoid the inevitable mess.
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Steps to Develop Custom Widget in WordPress

Steps to Develop Custom Widget in WordPress | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it

Sometimes your requirements for WordPress theme development or WordPress site development may not get fulfilled by using any existing widgets, so for that you will have to either customize existing widget or create your own new widget. Read this full article to know how to develop custom widget in wordpress.

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7 Free Masonry WordPress Themes – No Bricks Here!

7 Free Masonry WordPress Themes – No Bricks Here! | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
Find out which masonry grid theme in the WordPress themes repository stands head and shoulders above the rest.
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10 WordPress Ah-Ha Moments

10 WordPress Ah-Ha Moments | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
The little things in WordPress that drive us crazy. We all remember those moments when we struggled with some of the smaller things.
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Bart van Maanen's curator insight, July 9, 8:20 AM

Goed lijstje van instellingen die WordPress gebruikers soms over het hoofd zien en kunnen frustreren. 

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8 Great Resources to Learn Basic HTML for Free - Notes, Web Design

8 Great Resources to Learn Basic HTML for Free - Notes, Web Design | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
Now that almost everybody in the entire planet has access to the internet, you, whether a curious individual or a struggling web designer, are pretty lucky to have these premium and most often “free courses” to learn the very basic language of the web. I know that learning these things could be a bit difficult …
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How To Go Horizontal With Your WordPress Content

How To Go Horizontal With Your WordPress Content | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
Horizontal scrolling is pretty much shunned by WordPress theme developers but is being embraced as a story telling technique particularly on tablets. So, look at how to bring horizontal scrolling content to your WordPress content.
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How To Manage The Content In Your WordPress Multisite Media Empire

How To Manage The Content In Your WordPress Multisite Media Empire | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
You run a WordPress multisite network so why are you still letting authors create content across your network? Why haven't you centralized that process? Why haven't you created your very own Content Hub?
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Create PayPal Payment Button for The Post Author Automatically | Tips and Tricks HQ

Create PayPal Payment Button for The Post Author Automatically | Tips and Tricks HQ | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
I received the following question from a user today: When users create a charity on my site, I want to have a donate button on their post that a
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10 YouTube Video Plugins You Didn’t Realize You Needed

10 YouTube Video Plugins You Didn’t Realize You Needed | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
Although not your typical YouTube plugins, these options can be extremely useful.
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Cool WordPress Mods: Sort by Facebook Likes, and Sort by View Count | Tips and Tricks HQ

Cool WordPress Mods: Sort by Facebook Likes, and Sort by View Count | Tips and Tricks HQ | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
This is a post for those who like to manipulate WordPress themes to behave how you like. I modified an existing theme recently to add a couple of new features
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How To Create Surveys On Your WordPress Website Using Plugins | Elegant Themes Blog

How To Create Surveys On Your WordPress Website Using Plugins | Elegant Themes Blog | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
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Cool, ask the right questions and maybe you'll get to know your visitors wants and needs better.

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Creating Customized Navigation Menu Using WordPress | Tips and Tricks HQ

Creating Customized Navigation Menu Using WordPress | Tips and Tricks HQ | Understanding Wordpress | Scoop.it
Stop setting pages to draft to hide them from your WordPress menu. Learn to take full control of the navigation menus on your WordPress site! Gone, in
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