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Importance of WordPress Child Themes

This is not another “How to Create Child Themes” article. Rather than the hows let’s focus on the whys of creating child themes. If you’re already aware of importance of WordPress child themes and just need to learn how to do it, check out WordPress Codex page or Child Themes Basics tutorial at WPTuts+.

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Google News Keywords From Tags – Free WordPress Plugin

If you’re running a news oriented blog, there’s a chance your headlines might not be exactly keyword rich. Figures of speech are to be blamed for that, but people love them and they make your news a lot more fun to read.

Google News Keywords from Tags is a free WordPress plugin that automatically picks your posts’ tags and uses them to generate “news_keywords” meta tag.

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Translating WordPress Themes and Plugins

If providing support for our premium author box plugin has taught me anything, it’s the fact that most WordPress end users are not aware of how easy it is to translate a WordPress theme or plugin. As a developer, I’d happily translate everything I code into every language there is, but Google Translate is not…

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Why a Public WordPress Theme Should Never Do a Plugin’s Work

Before buying a WordPress theme for your next website, you must go through this checklist: Ask yourself: What’s more important, the unique content I plan to create or theme’s look and feel I’ll share with thousands of people? Ask theme author: What happens to my content if I decide to replace this $50 theme with…

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Automatic Backup of WordPress with BackWPup Free Plugin

You should do WordPress backups to secure yourself from:

  • Hackers, viruses and malware
  • Catastrophic server failures
  • WordPress upgrades

WordPress has become an incredibly popular platform and hackers know it. A backup may save the day if that nuisance ever happens or if some files get deleted by mistake. Doing regular WordPress backups has always been a chore, because it always required some manual operations and certain amount of time and skills to be done properly.

But, not any more…

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