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Once you have WordPress installed, you soon realize that there's more information needed to actually get the site off the ground. Although there are many resources out there to help you perform specific tasks such as customizing themes or working with a particular plugin, they're usually scattered among different sites.


WordPress Guides From Beginner to Professional

Our WordPress guides from beginner to professional are meant to provide a one stop resource for all your WordPress needs. Whether you're a beginner looking for information on how to set up your site or, experienced WordPress user looking for a guide on the best plugins, templates and hacks, our collection of useful guides will help you out. Each of the guides in our collection is aimed at providing practical steps and solutions to a specific problem. They have been prepared by professional WordPress developers and have helped thousands of website owners and developers build successful online businesses.

How to Install WordPress Locally on your PC using XAMPP

Have you ever wanted to have a WordPress installation on your desktop to test any new themes or plugins? Have you ever wanted to give a local site to a client of yours to allow them to get accustomed with WordPress without worrying about the safety of the real website? If the answer to any of the questions above is a YES, then you’ve just come to the right place! This tutorial will guide you through the process of installing…
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How to add different sidebars on different pages or posts in WordPress

Have you ever wondered how you could add different sidebars on different pages or posts in WordPress? Have you ever wanted to explain anything in your content by using your sidebar to do so? Have you ever wanted to offer a gift to visitors that land on a particular page on your website without this offer to appear on the other pages of your website? If the answer to the above questions is affirmative, then get ready to know how…
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How to Create a WordPress Maintenance Mode Page on Your Site

How would you like it if your visitors landed on your site only to find out it is broken or out of service while you were updating it or changing any layout elements? Wouldn’t that result in a loss of reputation if your precious visitors had no clue about what happened to your website? Of course it would! To avoid such an embarrassing scenario, you must create a proper WordPress maintenance mode page. This page will inform anyone who visits…
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How to use the POedit to translate your WordPress site

If you have already read our article on WordPress translation, you should be aware of the fact that you can translate your WordPress site to fit your needs and your visitors’ needs to almost any language you like. You can find the article by following this link: https://siliconthemes.com/how-to-change-default-wordpress-language/. In that article, we explored what your options are when it comes to WordPress site translation. We also examined how you can change the Dashboard language as well as the front-end website…
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How to install WordPress theme on your site

Whether you are a new WordPress user or a seasoned WordPress guru you should know that WordPress is equipped with limited options when it comes to its default themes. Even if the WordPress community strives to provide people with updated and new themes with every WordPress update, the result is a bit disappointing. What this means for you is that you should learn how to install WordPress theme on your websites if you want to build beautiful and functional websites.…
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How to Use the GetResponse Autoresponder with WordPress

If you have already read our article “How to integrate Aweber autoresponder with WordPress”, you probably know by now what an autoresponder is. You also understand the enormous potential that comes with using an autoresponder on your website. The purpose of this article is to take the topic of autoresponders a step further, presenting you with an alternative to the Aweber service called GetResponse. What is GetResponse and why do I need it for WordPress? GetResponse is an autoresponder service…
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How to create a back up your WordPress Website using Duplicator

In a previous guide of ours, we examined how you can back up the Database of your WordPress website to avoid any implications caused by hacking, server malfunctioning, or even physical disaster. You can find our popular guide following this link. This time, however, we decided to take a step even further. What we are about to show you is how to create a backup of an entire WordPress website. This will not only allow you to be assured about…
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How to upload a Pdf file to your WordPress site

Do you have a Pdf file you want to upload to your site so that your visitors can download and read it offline? Do you have a gift for them? Do you have a free e-book for your visitors or list subscribers perhaps? Whichever might your situation be, you will need to know how to upload a pdf file to your WordPress website. This guide will teach you how to do this efficiently. Please keep on reading if you want…
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How to Backup your WordPress Site Database with plugin

Imagine the following scenario: ”A critical damage occurs to the server on which your website is hosted. Then, there’s a terrible data loss, and you cannot recover your site. Or is it a customer’s website which you have spent hundreds of hours to design and maintain?“ If your response was “No way! These things don’t happen!”, then welcome to my world! My hosting provider company was hacked just a year ago, and I had to build almost 15 websites from…
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How to create a XML Sitemap for your WordPress site?

How would you like it if you created content that Google or any other search engine never saw (indexed)? What would it mean for you and your business if you could somehow notify Google about the existence of a page or post and Google eventually sent traffic to it? Simply put, wouldn’t you do what you should, to have more visitors see your content? If the answer is a “Yes,” make sure you read our guide. Your solution is only…
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