20+ Very Best Portfolio WordPress Themes for 2019

Your portfolio website should be the best possible representation of your work, how you present yourself and your work to potential clients, existing customers, and strangers alike. Choosing the right WordPress portfolio theme is incredibly important, but it can be difficult to find the right theme and know you’re making the right choice. There are good and bad WordPress portfolio themes, so it’s important to pay attention to code quality,…

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ClassicPress: Alternative to WordPress without Gutenberg & React.js

There’s a major shift in WordPress with Gutenberg. It’s an ambitious project lead mostly by the people at Automattic to change the WordPress TinyMCE editor, in a radical way. It brings a new paradigm – a so-called “Block” to WordPress. Each component such as Paragraph, Image, or Headings is now a block built with React.js. However, the use of React.js has sparked some hot debates within the WordPress community, highlighting…

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What type of website do you want to build?

Deciding on the type of website you’re making right from the outset can save you plenty of time in the long run. Because if you spend time and effort on making a certain type of site, only to be forced to try and turn it into something entirely different, it can be quite a painful – not to mention costly – experience. This scenario is especially true of e-commerce sites,…

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How to Protect Your WordPress Images From Theft

One of the most annoying parts of running a successful website that some people may try to steal your content, including your images. This can hurt you in the long run, not least of which because users might think you’re the one pulling images from other sites. The good news is there are ways you can protect your WordPress images from theft. In this article, we’ll dig deeper into why image theft…

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The most inspired WordPress themes for your new blog

Enfold Enfold is a premium template with fully responsive designs and 26 homepage styles, each with their own blog page layouts. This inspired template is an excellent choice for bloggers who want a commercial, professional web presence. This comprehensible and advanced WordPress blogging template is a great choice for blogs with multiple authors, or who may later add authors, because it comes with elegantly-designed author pages and attribution formatting. →…

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4 Powerful Security Tips for Bloggers

It’s 2018, and it could be argued that few things matter more to bloggers than security. If you aren’t practicing sound security strategies, it may be only a matter of time before your blog could suffer an invasion. Security Advice for the Proactive Blogger According to one estimate, 30,000 websites and blogs are hacked every day … and that was back in 2013. Google claims there was a 32 percent…

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The Best SEO Tactics For Bloggers in 2018

So, you’ve created a perfect site for your blog and enabled the best and most efficient plug-ins they have to offer. Everything is perfect and you’re ready to make your mark in the great and exciting blog-o-sphere, but now, how will you get customers to your blog? How will you make sure that web-crawlers are not only picking up your blog, but giving it a high ranking in search engines?…

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How to fix 500 and 502 errors in WordPress

Caution: always backup your site before proceeding! What are the causes of these errors? It’s important to note that WordPress itself isn’t at fault: 500 errors can occur on every website, and for a wide variety of reasons. Those errors are typically frustrating and demand a lot of troubleshooting since the error itself doesn’t provide any pointer about what can be wrong. In WordPress, the cause of those errors mostly…

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How to hide (noindex) a PDF in WordPress from search engines

Many of our clients offer whitepaper PDFs on their site to generate leads. Therefore, our clients don’t want people to find their whitepaper PDFs from a Google search. Rather, they want to get people’s email address first before giving access to their whitepaper. The easiest way to hide a PDF uploaded to WordPress from search engines, or to noindex it, is to do the following: Install and activate the Yoast…

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How to find Jetpack’s hidden modules

I am currently using version 5.4 of the Jetpack plugin and I couldn’t for the life of me figure out where to activate my favorite modules in Jetpack which are: Monitor: Jetpack Monitor will keep tabs on your site, and alert you the moment that downtime is detected. Tiled Galleries: for beautiful photo galleries On the Settings page, under Security here’s what I see: I don’t see anything about Monitor. Only after…

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