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How to Automatically Link to Twitter Profiles in Your Content

In the growing tech world, there’s so many social media platforms out there it can make your head spin. Luckily, one of the dominant ones for tech and cutting edge news is Twitter – there, you can gain followers by the hundreds to push your content out. It’s also a great way to share credit ideas […]

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New Plugin: Blog Slug to News

As my second WordPress plugin, Blog Slug to News adds a simple feature that changes all mention of the term “blog” throughout the site to “news” – since blogging still has an unprofessional stigma, a huge amount of clients felt “news” was more appropriate. This can be used by site owners, developers, or anyone who wants to […]

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How to Sell your Photography with WooCommerce

Update: January 27, 2015 Exciting news, everyone! WooThemes now offers a WooCommerce Photography plugin, which is built FOR photography, so much less work than this solution. If for some reason the plugin isn’t an option, though, then the method below should always still work 🙂  Introduction One of the most common requests we get at WooThemes […]

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WordPress Security 102: Essential Tricks and Tips

In this installation of the “Locking Down WordPress” series covering security, we’ll be looking at specific settings and tricks you can do using the free iThemes Security plugin. For this guide, you’ll need: A clean WordPress installation (or at least one you can play around with) FTP Access to your WordPress installation A copy of […]

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Locking Down Your WordPress Site – Security 101

Locking Down your WordPress Site – Protecting yourself from hackers, bots, and scammers With recent, high-profile security issues like Heartbleed and the long-time-coming Internet Explorer Day One Bug, security should be at the forefront of any web developer’s mind. How do I keep my site secure? How do I stop hacking attempts? HOW DO I […]