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How To Efficiently Set Up WordPress Theme Demos

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If you’re a WordPress theme author of multiple themes, then you’ll probably want a more efficient way of handling “live demos” than setting up a brand new WordPress installation on each. I personally use the theme switcher plugin on my live demo site. What this plugin will allow you to do is set up a

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Are You Killing Your Own WordPress SEO?

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On a WordPress site of mine, I was perplexed as to why it was not getting indexed in Google or other search engines. I verified my site in Google Webmaster Tools and tried to submit a sitemap. In the webmaster tools panel, it informed me that my robots.txt file was blocking Google from grabbing my

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Dipslaying Code In WordPress Posts

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Sites that frequently publish code examples, such as tutorial sites, need an easy way to display code on their pages. Fortunately for WordPress users, there are several great ways to display codes in your posts. In this tutorial, you’ll learn about: Manually displaying code The WP Code Shield plugin SyntaxHighligter Plus If you run a

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Reset Your WordPress Password via phpMyAdmin

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It seems since the release of WordPress 2.5.1 – WordPress users have been experiencing issues with the built in password reset function. Basically, the reset password function doesn’t work because the e-mail that’s supposed to contain the reset link never comes. Not to worry, there is still hope if you have forgotten or lost your

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Use FeedBurner to Manage Your WordPress Feeds

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FeedBurner is an essential tool for many bloggers. FeedBurner is a tool for managing, syndicating, and promoting your blog feeds. Best of all, it’s a free service. It’s very easy to get started and in this guide, I’ll show you how. Burn your FeedBurner feed Redirect your WordPress feed to FeedBurner Recommended FeedBurner services Start

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Ever Wanted To Remove The /category/ Base?

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One plugin which I use frequently on my WordPress development projects is the Top Level Categories plugin. What this plugin will do is remove the /category/ from the URL upon activation. For example: http://www.example.com/category/uncategorized/ will change to http://www.example.com/uncategorized/ No other configuration to the plugin is needed, all you need to do is activate. This plugin

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The Easy Way To Display Recent Posts in WordPress

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You don’t need any custom queries or database calls just to get a list of recent posts. In fact, there’s a function built into WordPress that will do just that. It’s called, wp_get_archives(). You might recognize that as a way to display monthly archives, but with a few parameters, you can modify it to display

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