What To Do If Your WordPress Website Gets Hacked

Due to the platform’s popularity with new web site owners, WordPress is a frequent target for hackers. Those new to operating a website don’t always know the best security practices. Various exploits in old versions of the popular blogging software also mean that hackers can gain access to your site without jumping through many hoops. … Read more

Undo plugin and theme updates with WP Rollback

WordPress themes and plugins often go through testing phases that aim to identify bugs or compatibility issues before new versions are released. This is to prevent updates to themes and plugins from breaking a website or causing unintended side effects. Sometimes that just can’t be avoided, and the plugin or theme you just updated messed … Read more

Send comment emails to multiple addresses in WordPress

add user emails to wordpress comment notifications

Depending on the setup of your WordPress website you may need WordPress to send comment notification emails to multiple user accounts on your site. This is especially true of websites with various decision makers or admins. Who gets comment emails? By default, WordPress sends email notifications regarding comments to the site admin (not users with … Read more

How to override WordPress post author names

I was working on a website ahwile back and needed to be able to change the author that WordPress displayed on certain posts. As it stands, the user that creates a post will be listed as the author of the post with their byline displayed at the top. What if you want to change that … Read more

WordPress User Roles Explained: How to Modify Them and Create New Ones

WordPress has six user roles to choose from to assign to users. These roles are used to define the capabilities each user has. They determine who can moderate comments, create posts, delete posts, change themes, install plugins, add new users and any other action available to perform on a WordPress website. Every available task on … Read more

7 Important Reasons to Use a Content Delivery Network (CDN) With WordPress

A content delivery network (CDN) is a smart investment that can help your WordPress website succeed in several ways. Also known as a content distribution network, a CDN is a special type of web hosting service that serves stored copies of your site’s static files – JavaScript, CSS, images, videos, fonts, etc. — using a … Read more

How to easily install WordPress themes and plugins

One of the first things you will likely do after creating your WordPress website is to change the theme and add some plugins. These will greatly change the look and functionality of your website. Installation is easy but can be intimidating if you are new to WordPress What are themes and plugins Themes control the … Read more

Why is my WordPress theme completely different after updating it?

Maybe you have experienced this before – WordPress tells you your theme has an update and you update it only to discover your theme looks completely different than it did before the update. I don’t mean little differences in layout or color scheme. I mean completely different like it has a new layout, design, and … Read more

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