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How to Grow a WordPress Site: Run It Like a Business

When you think about the best way to manage your WordPress site, your first thought probably goes to the three S’s: security, speed, and SEO. While these are essential parts of maintaining and managing the outward appearance of a WordPress site, there is a lot more you should be aware of behind the scenes in […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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Brutalist Web Design: Where Did It Come From and Why Is It Back?

It’s the start of a new year, which means everyone is making predictions on which new web design trends we’ll see pop up on WordPress sites this year. One of the predictions I’ve seen a lot of and originally was not too thrilled about is brutalist web design. Here’s the thing: I don’t want to […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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The 17 Best Google Chrome Extensions for Web Developers

Though it may seem like forever, Google Chrome has only been around since 2008. Regardless, in its 10 short years, Google Chrome has become the most used and most popular web browser of all web browsers available. Although Chrome hasn’t ever matched (or bested) the same popularity Internet Explorer (IE) once enjoyed in the early […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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Code Your Own Autosuggest Enabled Advanced Search WordPress Plugin

Want to add advanced search functionality without depending on third-party plugins or themes? Build your own advanced WordPress Search Plugin with support for autosuggest, custom post types, taxonomies, custom fields, and caching from the ground up. In this article, I’ll show you how to build an object-oriented plugin to add a shortcode-based advanced search form […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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Automate – Now With Scheduling and Instant Email Alerts!

It’s awesome how many WPMU DEV members have embraced Automate, our automatic backup, update and safe upgrade tool, and today we’re excited to announce two new features brought to you by popular demanded from our members; schedules and instant email updates 🙂 So just in case you haven’t met Automate yet, here’s why you should really […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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How to Do Video SEO for Your WordPress Site

As consumer demand for video content grows, the WordPress sites you build will have to accommodate for that demand. This means creating high-quality video content, ensuring that you have enough bandwidth for it to play without issue, and placing it within prime real estate where it’s bound to get noticed on the website. There’s also […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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Virtual Reality in WordPress: Are You Ready to Give This a Shot?

As I read through Brenda Barron’s predictions for WordPress web design trends in 2018, I was surprised to see virtual reality (VR) show up on the list. Here’s why: Statista puts the number of global virtual reality users at 171 million this year. While that number is nothing to scoff at, it only refers to […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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