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WordPress slider tips, Tutorials and Resources.

How to Manually Update WordPress Plugins via FTP

By default, WordPress comes with a fabulous plugin updater right on the admin dashboard. It tells you when something is out of date, as well as handling the updates and installation for you. This applies to plugins, themes, and even WordPress itself! Usually, this functionality works perfectly and you won’t need to do anything but […]

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How to Add Load More Posts Button in WordPress

As a blogger and content creator, you want to keep people engaged and reading your posts. There are many ways to do this: a good search or tagging system, a sidebar with recent post links, a gallery of older posts once a reader reaches the bottom of the page, and so on. Another great way […]

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9 Creative Ways to Use Text-Only Carousels

Sliders make a great addition to any website. Most commonly you’ll see them used with illustrations or photos, but you can actually make text sliders! These nifty little carousels have a variety of uses, from displaying customer testimonials to telling a short story. If you need some fresh ideas for text-based sliders, you’ve come to […]

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When to Use a Slider in WordPress (And When to Skip It)

More and more frequently, carousels are becoming the main attraction on homepages. These simple tools can solve many problems: you can maximize your space when you need to get a lot of points across, direct people to your featured content, and even make a boring, static website a bit more animated. But too often, people […]

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The Best Plugins to Beautify Your WordPress Site

Plugins are great for extending the functionality of your WordPress site. From contact forms to heatmaps to visual editor overhauls, if you can think of something that will streamline your WordPress experience, it’s probably an add-on. But what about beautiful plugins that enhance your site’s design? It’s not all SEO and anti-spam. Here’s just a […]

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Using Sliders to Create an Educational WordPress Site

Are you trying to create an educational site, one that either promotes your academic project or actually functions in teaching visitors something? There are many ways to go about this, but one asset that may help you is a slider. Sliders can display a slideshow of images or text. This may seem simple, but educators […]

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