WordPress is an open source content management system. It is one of the most powerful development platforms which empowers millions of websites over the web. It provides a number of features to it users which make it one of the most popular platform. It has become the first choice for the developers and business owners, who want to own a website, because of it is impressive and easy to use interface.
Any CMS can not be perfect and the scope of vulnerabilities is always there and WordPress is not an exception in this case. Although WordPress core team keep releasing frequent updates to avoid any security issues there is still a possibility of your website getting hacked. It is really a stressful situation for any website owner to face a hacking attack on the website. In this article, we will learn how to deal with your hacked website and how to clean it after the attack.
WordPress is currently one of the most widely used CMS systems in the world and it is therefore quite natural that there will be a high demand for state of the art WordPress theme development services. While it is true that you should hire WordPress developers in order to make sure that your site has the perfect looks and functions, you should still strive to develop some basic knowledge about WordPress theme development so that you have greater control over the appearance and functioning of your website. For starters, you will need to have some basic understanding of PHP and web designing that you can use to create a theme for your WordPress blog or site.
Although finding themes for WordPress in the online world is easy, most people try to create their own themes as it offers a stamp of uniqueness and distinct identity. Unlike the themes that are available online which can be used by anyone, the custom themes that are developed by you allows you to express your own individual creativity. You can use your own images to create themes with Photoshop and then convert them for being used in WordPress. So here are some things that you need to known once you have decided to opt for WordPress theme development.
Linkedin is a powerful social media platform. You can use this platform to promote your WordPress posts and drive more traffic to your site. But you may find it a bit difficult to update your LinkedIn profile every time you publish a post on your WordPress site. There is a better solution to this problem. You can automate the process of updating your WordPress posts to your LinkedIn profile.
You can Auto-publish your WordPress posts on Linkedin by two ways :
- Using IFTTT
- Using a Plugin
Both of these methods will enable you to publish your WordPress posts automatically on your LinkedIn profile. Let us see how you can do this:
Bad links: Find em, squash em!
Everybody dreads it. It’s a nightmare. It’s a bad experience for your site visitors.
Google certainly does not. It recommends checking your website for broken links and improper content regularly. Manual checking would prove cumbersome leading us to come up with a few aces up our sleeve to deploy. These are the tools which can help:
Xenu’s Link Sleuth
Xenu’s Link Sleuth is a free Windows app that scans entire sites for broken links. Add in the URL and we are done for the day.
It runs an exhaustive scan which prowls for broken links, frames, images, stylesheets, scripts and backgrounds.
It has other uses beyond being just a scanner. Xenu can aid in helping you weed out duplicate content, page depth and so forth which makes it quite an arsenal.
If your WordPress site takes too much time to load, then you might lose a lot of potential customers. That’s because users are unforgiving whenever it comes to slow loading websites, and will most likely abandon your site before taking any desired action – be it making a purchase, signing up your newsletter, or any other action. In fact, there is a greater likelihood that your customers won’t return to your site, which is not good for your brand reputation.
In short, you will likely fail to achieve valuable conversions in case your website runs slowly.
Have your ever wondered the difference slow speed of your site make? Or have you even analyzed how slow is your site and how you can improve its speed? This post will cover answers to such questions, so as to help you succeed in making your WordPress website speed faster.
WordPress has a feature built in that automatically updates or replaces outdated or deprecated code and files in WordPress core without user permission.
While this feature is great for security purposes, version upgrades can sometimes cause compatibility issues and resulting breakages that could result in hours (and/or dollars) lost from downtime. No one wants that.
In this post, I will show you how you can enable/disable various WordPress Auto Updates to suit your needs without using a plugin (which, again, may cause its own issues with site configuration).