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The full screen image and video backgrounds are becoming more and more fashionable every day ...But, there's a small problem ... Usually, adding full screen backgrounds to your Wordpress site means that you'll have to work with HTML and CSS. Which can be quite hard, especially for beginners ...You'll have to consider many factors ... The most important one is the image and/or video size, and scaling that size for various devices, resolutions, screen sizes, browsers, etc, can be extremely annoyi
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As we all know, widgets are the easiest way to add custom items and features to your Wordpress website.Most of them are are highly customizable, and they will allow you to easily insert various useful functions into your Wordpress sidebar or any other widget-ready area (post, page, footer, etc).However, there is a small issue ...While a professional (paid) third-party theme usually will allow you to create your own custom widget areas, most of the free Wordpress themes are coming with a very li
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A few weeks ago I saw an interesting question posted by a new WA member ... She was trying to find a way to edit her own - recently submitted - comment.As I told her at that point, the default Wordpress installation does not allow users to edit their comments once it is published. And that's OK ... The reasons are pretty obvious, and I'm sure that any site owner can easily understand them ...However, we shouldn't forget that we are not only site owners, but commenters too ... We are posting com
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Widgets are the easiest way to add custom items and features to your Wordpress website.Most of them are are highly customizable, and they will allow you to easily insert various useful functions into your Wordpress sidebar or any other widget-ready area (post, page, footer, etc).However, they are providing pre-defined functions and solutions that can't be edited without altering the original source code.This is why Wordpress comes with a text widget that will allow you to add custom text (and H
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Widgets are the easiest way to add custom items and features to your Wordpress website.Most of them are are highly customizable, and they will allow you to easily insert various useful functions into your Wordpress sidebar or any other widget-ready area (post, page, footer, etc).Mote than that, an efficient, smart widget-management will help you to improve the user engagement and to create a truly user friendly website. It's really not rocket science and not so long ago I've already published a
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Many beginners, site owners and Wordpress users get confused about categories and tags, so before anything else, let's define the terms ....Both categories and tags are known as taxonomies, and their purpose is to improve the usability of your website by sorting out your content. In plain English: the categories and tags will allow users to easily browse through your content by topic rather than browsing chronologically the entire blogroll.Basically, the categories are the main topics of your s
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Currently there are more than 54,500 free plugins in the Wordpress plugin repository and we are spending a LOT of time to find the best solution for a given task ...This is why every site owner and Wordpress user has their own favorite set of plugins which they like to use on all their sites.And we all know, that Wordpress is highly addictive ... Managing multiple Wordpress websites is a very common scenario, especially here at WA, where we can manage of up to 25 individual domains. The point:
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First of all, let's see the obvious question ...Why/When add a "rel=NoFollow" attribute to your external links?As you probably already know, most SEO experts recommend you to make internal linking a habit ... In plain English: whenever you have the chance, you should link to your own older posts.Why?Because, each time you link to any page on your own site, you are transferring SEO points (link juice) to that page. It's really simple ...BUT!If you write a post that has both internal links and ex
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First of all, let's define the term itself ... What is an icon font?Basically, the icon fonts are vector icons used as fonts:They are extremely popular, because ... they can be resized vithout losing qualitythey can be styled using CSSthey look better than bitmap imagesThis is why many developers, site owners and Wordpress themes use icon fonts ...However, there are still many themes without icon font support, and for beginners, it's a little complicated to use icon fonts on their Wordpress web
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As we all know, Pinterest is an extremely powerful and popular social networking platform that can drive a LOT of traffic to your website.And let's clear the air ... I'm not talking about photography, lifestyle or portofolio websites ... I'm talking about ANY kind of website! No matter what are you doing online, Pinterest should be part of your marketing mix.Why?Because ...31% of adult internet users use Pinterest (Pew Reasearch)Pinterest serves more than 1.5 trillion recommendations annually (
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