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Announcing the WPBeginner Growth Accelerator Fund

At WPBeginner, we are on a mission to help small businesses grow and compete with the big guys. Today, I want to take the exciting step and bring these values to the WordPress business community with our new growth accelerator fund. What is the WPBeginner Growth Accelerator Fund? WPBeginner Growth Accelerator Fund is the first-ever growth fund focused entirely on WordPress businesses. As part of this accelerator, we will invest between $100k to $500k in ...
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Better Search Replace WP Plugin for Search/Replace DB Operations

August 13th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi . Have you ever had to change your domain name? We had to do it a while ago, and it looked daunting at first. Even after you have redirected your old URLs, you will want to run SQL queries to make sure everything is moved correctly. Better Search Replace is a handy plugin that can help with that. ????️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for ...
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How to Exclude a Category From Your WordPress Homepage

Do you want to exclude a specific category from your website’s homepage? By default, WordPress displays posts from all categories on your homepage. In some cases, you may not want that. In this article, we will show you how to easily exclude a category from your WordPress homepage. Why Exclude a Category from WordPress Homepage? WordPress allows you to sort content into categories and tags. Now sometimes you may want to use a category for ...

Useful Links Collections for WordPress

August 10th in Viral, Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi . In the past few months, we have covered plenty of themes that let you create all kinds of directories. You don’t have to adopt a new theme to start a directly. Take Useful Links Collections for instance: it is a commercial plugin that lets you create a list of your favorite links and bookmarks and share them with your audience. Tip: 20 ways to drive ...
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How to Improve Your WordPress Site Navigation

Clear and easy navigation is one of the most important things to get right when you’re building a website. Even if your content is excellent, if your site is difficult to use, visitors will be frustrated and may go elsewhere. Users tend to stick around longer on websites with clear navigation – which is good news for you because they’ll read more of your content, view more of your products, and you’ll generally have a ...

How to Find Deprecated Functions in WordPress Plugins: 3 Tools

August 11th in Plugin Lists, Wordpress Tips by Wordpress Jedi . Running old plugins and themes is not smart. Most of us don’t have time to go through each line of code to find every deprecated function. The good news is you can use one of these scripts to automate the process: ????️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for WP Plugin Inspector: scans plugins for deprecated WordPress functions. It also scans files for ...
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Script & Style Show: Episode 19: Firefox Privacy and Security with Luke Crouch

9 More Mind-Blowing WebGL Demos With Firefox OS, asm.js, and the push for browser performance improvements, canvas and WebGL technologies are opening a world of possibilities.  I featured 9 Mind-Blowing Canvas Demos and then took it up a level with 9 Mind-Blowing WebGL Demos, but I want to outdo ...
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How to Create an Etsy-Like Store with WordPress (Step by Step)

Do you want to build an Etsy-like store with WordPress? Etsy is an online marketplace for creative folks who want to sell hand-made goods, artwork, and other unique items. However, it is a bit limited in terms of what you can do with your Etsy store. In this article, we will show you how to create an Etsy-like store with WordPress, and how to properly move an existing Etsy store to WordPress. Here is what ...

25 Best WordPress Themes for Startups

Are you looking for WordPress startup themes for your site? Startups need a reliable platform for their websites, something that can scale with their growth. It this article, we have hand-picked the best WordPress themes for startups that you can use to start your business website. Building Your Startup Site With WordPress WordPress is one of the most popular website builders in the industry. It is the top choice among startups to launch their business ...

Replace Repeated Characters with JavaScript

URLs can be tricky to work with because they can be more complicated than the traditional URL format you type in.  I was again reminded of this when I was parsing Webpack URLs when I saw this beauty: webpack-internal:///../rbd/pnpm-volume/144384a5-85d9-4142-b9b9-168eea22eb97/node_modules/.registry.npmjs.org/fbjs/0.8.17/node_modules/fbjs/lib/isNode.js I parsed the URL with new URL("....") but saw that the pathname included every leading slash: ///../rbd/pnpm-volume/144384a5-85d9-4142-b9b9-168eea22eb97/node_modules/.registry.npmjs.org/fbjs/0.8.17/node_modules/fbjs/lib/isNode.js Since I wanted to display a sane pathname, I wanted to figure out how to remove/replace repeated characters with JavaScript.  ...
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3 WooCommerce Sales Notification Plugins That Can Boost Your Sales

August 9th in Plugin Lists, Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi . In the past few months, we have covered plenty of WordPress plugins that help you bring your store online and increase your sales. By displaying sales notifications to your customers, you may be able to encourage more of them to pull the trigger on your site. Here are 3 plugins that let you do just that: How to fix your hacked WordPress site WooCommerce ...
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With Elementor, You can Design Every Part of a WordPress Website Without Writing a Line of Code

Have you ever tried to envision what the definitive WordPress website builder would look like? It might bear some resemblance to products currently on the market except it would have much more to offer. That was exactly the Elementor team's thinking when they set out to create a website builder unlike any other. Since Elementor's initial release, design features have been week by week and a piece at a time. These features, together with the ...
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Responsive WordPress Reverse Auction Theme

August 8th in WordPress Themes by Wordpress Jedi . Auction sites have been around for a long time. Plenty of people use sites such as eBay to find unique items for themselves and their loved ones. This WordPress Reverse Auction theme lets you host your own auctions on your site. It has a responsive design and support multiple payment gateways.  The theme has common auction tools such as “buy now” pricing and reverse prices. ????️ ...
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How to Fix Common SSL Issues in WordPress (Beginner’s Guide)

Moving a WordPress site to SSL can sometime result in unexpected issues. If you’re adding SSL to an existing WordPress site and are running into errors, then you’re in luck. In this guide, we will cover how to fix the most common issues with SSL / HTTPs in WordPress. What is SSL / HTTPS and Why You Should Start Using it Right Away? SSL / HTTPS is an encryption method that secures the connection between ...

Fitness Schedule Plugin for WordPress

August 7th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi . In order to stay fit and in top shape, you need to watch what you eat and exercise regularly. Whether you would like to create a weekly workout timetable for your personal site or gym site, Fitness Schedule can help. It lets you create and customize workout schedules and display them on your site with a shortcode. ????️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for ...
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How to Protect Your WordPress Site from Brute Force Attacks (Step by Step)

Do you want to protect your WordPress site from brute force attacks? These attacks can slow down your website, make it inaccessible, and even crack your passwords to install malware on your website. In this article, we will show you how to protect your WordPress site from brute force attacks. What is a Brute Force Attack? Brute Force Attack is a hacking method which utilizes trial and error techniques to break into a website, a ...

Script & Style Show: Episode 18: JavaScript Date and TC39 with Maggie Pint

WebKit Marquee CSS: Bringin’ Sexy Back We all joke about the days of Web yesteryear.  You remember them:  stupid animated GIFs (flames and "coming soon" images, most notably), lame counters, guestbooks, applets, etc.  Another "feature" we thought we had gotten rid of was the marquee.  The marquee was a rudimentary, javascript-like ...
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How to Display a Curated Instagram Feed on Your WordPress Site

The photo sharing application Instagram was launched in 2010 and has since grown to be one of the most popular social networks with over 700 million users. Instagram can be a particularly successful platform to interact with for fashion and lifestyle brands, but almost any individual or company can benefit by using Instagram regularly to showcase products, promote blog posts, and grow their brand. Instagram Hashtag Feeds One way in which Instagram can be particularly ...
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