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How to Update a Theme in WordPress

How to Update a Theme in WordPress Theme updates occur for a number of reasons up to and including new features, security patches, and general improvements. Keeping themes up-to-date is important when utilizing a WordPress site to ensure speed and security as well as compatibility with plugins and new versions of WordPress. As the theme is an essential part of any WordPress site it is important to make sure that before updating all plugins are up to date and the basic system requirements for the theme are met in terms of PHP and memory limits. Also [...]

How to Update a Plugin in WordPress

How to Update a Plugin in WordPress Plugin updates frequently occur for a number of reasons. New features, security patches, and general improvements are all reasons for updating. This is why keeping plugins up-to-date is important when utilizing a WordPress site. Updating a Plugin Via WordPress Most of the time this will be sufficient for updating a plugin, however if issues occur restore the backup and progress via FTP/File Manager. Step One: Backup WordPress First things first, let’s take a backup of the WordPress site in case of a critical [...]

What is Elementor? One of the Most Popular WordPress Builders

What is Elementor? One of the Most Popular Wordpress Builders Elementor and its various other products are a WordPress centric company designed to provide developers with simple-to-use yet modern tools for building a modern website. A simple to use drag-and-drop visual interface has carried the plugin being one of the most popular and fully featured builders. Relying on a section and column based structure system with the columns dictating the proportion of screen real estate an element takes. Sections do as they say and serve to divide up content. The Elementor software family is composed of [...]

How to Delete a Category in WordPress

How to Delete a Category in WordPress Categories in WordPress serve to create a hierarchy for posts to give a system of organization. Without categorization and tagging, posts would be a scattered mess only able to be sorted by date and title. Creating categories was covered in depth here but today we’re going to cover how to delete categories. There are a number of reasons why one would want to do this from redesigning the organization to just general web housekeeping. Deleting a Category in WordPress Deleting a category in [...]

How to Improve Page Load Speed on a WordPress Site

How to Improve Page Load Speed on a Wordpress Site Improving page load speed is important to many developers and businesses as this is now a factor in the Google ranking system. While many of the same principles apply such as running efficient software and lightening the builds there are a few niche Wordpress options that let developers increase the speed of a site. Establish a Baseline The first thing one should do when looking to speed up a site is get a baseline of the current speed. This will [...]

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