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WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com – What’s the difference?

The wordpress.com vs. wordpress.org thing can be a bit confusing. Rather than providing a long and drawn out history of the company, let’s get straight to the facts and most common related questions: When it comes to hosting a website built on WordPress, WordPress is the software that powers the website; it’s what the owner…

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Elegant Themes Divi critical security update

Heads up for our Divi users (theme and builder plugin) as well as Extra, Bloom, and Monarch plugins. The following alert was sent out on Monday March 11th: Today some of our products were updated to patch a security issue. This issue was patched after being privately disclosed to our team by an independent security…

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WordPress 5 block editor getting you down?

WordPress 5 introduces a brand new and more powerful ‘block’ editor to the page and post editing interface that’s designed to make it easier to build pages and posts that are more complex than simple paragraph text. Rather than being limited to just text and media inserted inline, you can create column layouts and insert widget…

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Improving Loading Speed on a WordPress site: A Case Study

I was asked recently if I could provide a step-by-step walkthrough of improving page speed scores / loading times on WordPress websites. Okay, not so recently, but I got distracted and delayed in writing this guide. That said, here it is. A real-world example of how to speed up a WordPress website using the very…

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10 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Your Web Design Consultation

Investing in a new website is an important decision every business owner faces. Whether you’re creating a website or renovating an existing online presence, it’s an admittedly intimidating process to choose a company with whom you’re placing your trust. The best outcome will see the highest possible return on your investment. And what business owner…

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What are my email hosting options?

This guide will help you choose the best mail hosting option for you. It lists all available options, from a more technical VPS to do-everything-for-you Exchange hosting. Although we started with just basic IMAP/POP mail hosting, to better meet the needs of our customers, we’ve added a few options in the past few years. We’ve…

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Profile on HostingAdvice

Hey hosting family! Just a quick note to check out our featuredarticle on HostingAdvice. You can learn a bit about the company’s history and where we’re headed 🙂

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How to Transfer from Yellow Pages

Let’s face it, changing providers isn’t always easy to do even when the company you’re transferring to and from are both helpful and friendly; that’s the whole reason we have a SiteMigrator service to do it for you. That change can be made much harder when the company you want to leave keeps trying to…

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Integrating New User Approve WP Plugin with WooCommerce

I originally wrote this guide to work with the WP Approve User plugin, however that plugin appears to not be well maintained any longer, so this is a similar guide for the “New User Approve” plugin instead. When building an ecommerce website with wholesale functions, there were two key modifications that needed to be completed…

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Websavers is making friends – Partnerships Galore!

We’ve been working on some exciting news for the past couple of months, and we’re finally able to make the announcement. This all comes from the fact that we’re regularly asked what our preferred plugins for WordPress are, what we recommend for speed, security, optimization, and even page building. There’s a ton of options out…

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