Why WordPress manual installation is better than one click installation

Yes, you will fall at the mid-ocean, trust me!

Well, most of the bloggers just maintain a simple blog so usually they don’t need to worry. They just need to keep a regular backup. But if you are planning to run a business site in wordpress and if that site is your everything, never ever use one click installer to install wordpress! You’d be better off installing it manually which may take you a few minutes longer to install.

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wordpress security

How to secure your wordpress site – The Ultimate WordPress Security

WordPress is the most popular CMS platform on the Internet. So, it has higher risk to be hacked. Having a WordPress site means that you have to take some extra efforts in order to protect your and your visitors data. Here we will discuss about some security and some tweaks. Let’s start:

1. Keep WordPress and all plugins up-to-date
It’s always the best idea to keep the WordPress core, themes and plugins up-to-date with latest versions. Most of the time, wp core or plugin updates come with a security patch. It is really important to fix those security holes by updating the plugins, themes and WordPress core. Read more

How to change wordpress username

How to change your WordPress username

Never ever keep your username as “admin”. But what if you already make admin username as “admin”? In WordPress there is no way to change the username from front end. But, to protect your site from hackers, the first step should be change the username from “admin”, or whatever it is.

We will discuss several methods to change WordPress username today. Let’s take a look: Read more

Help Redux Framework to become more awesome!

Suppose you’ve got a beautiful and awesome cake on your birthday but it has someone else’s name written on it. How would you feel then?

Of course you won’t like it until you see your name written on it. Now someone told you that the name can be replaced but the process is a bit complex if you are not in the baking industry. So what would you do then?

Exactly in the same way, when you buy an awesome theme/template for your WordPress site, you need to modify lots of things according to your own requirement. You need to change branding elements like logo, banner, slider images. You need to change menus on different locations, styles for displaying content, footer text, social links, even you may need to change colors and appearance of different elements of you site. Read more

How to Enable Shortcode in BBPress Reply

ShortCode is a pretty useful feature in WordPress. Developers provides some shortcodes for the users to use, which acts like a macro and extend the functionality to a functional output.

Today we will extend the BBPress feature so that user can use shortcode in BBPress reply. By default, if you post a shortcode in a topic reply, the shortcode is not rendered, it is shown as it is. We can make that shortcode working with a pretty simple solution. Read more

Set different menu in different pages in WordPress

WordPress is the most popular CMS in the CMS world, no doubt. But it still lacks of some important features. One of those are to set different menu in different pages. Most of the CMS have this features built in.

In many cases, we need to use different menu set in different pages. For example, you have three menu locations – primary, secondary and footer. You have 4 special pages. You want to show a totally different set of menus in secondary menu location for those 4 pages. Read more

Top 10 must have plugins for your blog

If you are a expert or occasional blogger then you need some plugin to enhance your WordPress site capabilities. Choosing the best plugin for your WordPress site will help make your day-to-day life easier and deliver a better experience for your users as well. We are pick 10 must have plugin for 2015.

1. WordPress SEO by Yoast or All in One SEO Pack

SEO is a vital issue, whether its a blog or a portfolio site. Both the plugin serves your SEO needs smartly. Those are complete website optimization package. Apart from adding titles and descriptions to your articles, they also allows you to add open graph meta data, do page analysis, publish xml sitemap, and so much more. It is easy to install and setup also. So we suggest you to use both of them and keep one which is user friendly to you. Read more