Understanding the WordPress Plugin API

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This is a tutorial for plugin developers that explains the basics of the Plugin API or Application Programming Interface. Chances are, if you are seeking to learn about becoming a WordPress plugin developer, you probably have worked with some APIs in the past. The WordPress plugin API is one that was developed so WordPress developers no longer have to use outdated hacks to add special features to WordPress. Before......

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Recovering WordPress Admin Password

Recovering WordPress Admin Password

This is a beginner level tutorial for WordPress users and developers who may have forgotten their admin password to log into the WordPress admin dashboard which is necessary to update any WordPress blog or website. I will provide several possible solutions for different situations. There is even a solution if you don’t know the username, password or email for logging in. The simplest way to recover a password involves......

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Advanced WordPress Security Part 2

Advanced WordPress Security Part 2

This is an advanced tutorial for WordPress developers looking for ways to secure their WordPress blog or website beyond that of the everyday user. I will demonstrate how implement some of the more advanced security measures into your WordPress website or blog to enhance the security of your website and server. This is the fourth and final part to my series of WordPress Security tutorials. You can find the......

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How to Configure a WordPress Theme

How to Configure a WordPress Theme

Themes control how your website looks and how content is structured. Even if you are not a designer, it is important for to understand how themes work in WordPress. In my last article, I showed you how to configure your website after installing WordPress. Today I will walking you through the "Appearance" section of the WordPress admin area and showing you how to make basic customisations to your website. This......

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Advanced WordPress Security Tips

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This is a semi-advanced level tutorial on WordPress security measures necessary to protect your WordPress blog or website from various security threats. It is meant as a follow up to the beginner and intermediate level tutorials I have also written on WordPress security measures. Why Use More Advanced Security for WordPress The main reasons for the more advanced security measures are to protect your website from hackers who like to go......

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How To Configure WordPress After Installation

How To Configure WordPress After Installation

WordPress is known for its "Famous 5-Minute Install". Once you have installed WordPress, you need to configure your website correctly before launching it. In this article, I will be showing you how to configure your WordPress website directly after installing it. This tutorial is aimed at those who are new to WordPress; however intermediate WordPress users may pick up some tips that they never knew before. Familiarise Yourself with the WordPress......

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In-depth Guide to WordPress Security

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This is an intermediate level tutorial for WordPress site owners and administrators who are ready to address security concerns on their WordPress website or blog. It is a follow up to my beginner’s level WordPress security tutorial "WordPress Security Tips" . I plan to have an advanced level tutorial follow this one for WordPress developers who really want to lock down a WordPress website with the tightest security possible.......

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