Category Archives: WordPress

6 Super High Traffic Websites You’d Never Know Were Run on WordPress

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As of November 2013, approximately 20% of websites are powered by WordPress (up from the 14.7% in 2011!). Thanks to its increasing versatility as a content management system, WordPress now powers some of the most popular websites (over 72.4 million websites in total) making it the most popular CMS in the world.  In this post we’ve

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Building Quality for WordPress Websites, Inside & Out

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The quality, craftsmanship, and general working relationship between an agency and its client can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For example, to some clients and agencies, it might be the effectiveness of the finished product (without a care for what’s underneath the hood), or it might be the

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We’re at WordCamp Seattle 2013!

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Who said Seattle was ever a rainy city?! We’re here in the fantastic city of seafood, evergreens, and techies to attend WordCamp Seattle 2013 with some beautiful weather to boot! Our team of three senior staff are really looking forward to some of the exceptional chats and panels setup for this year, including three distinctive

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Custom Integration of WordPress and Tinypass: Our Findings and Tutorials

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After surveying a number of content access systems supporting a paid subscription model, we settled on a service called Tinypass. Tinypass has gathered a great amount of fantastic press most recently when prolific blogger Andrew Sullivan and our friends over at BKLYNR made the switch to start charging for their high quality content–and seeing great results–as well.

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Security & Internet Safety: Why WordPress is Your Best Choice

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Our colleagues over at WP Engine–one of the premier hosting providers for any type of WordPress website–penned an excellent article today about the reasons why WordPress is in fact one of the most secure content management systems out there, supporting 17% of today’s internet at 64 million installations and counting! This article was the company’s fourth post in an entire series on the history of security of WordPress by Jason Cosper, absolute WordPress expert, leader of WP Engine, and 10 year veteran of systems administration and support.

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Protecting your website against CMS hacking

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Since Friday evening technology news outlets have been following a massive brute-force attack against vulnerable WordPress websites, such as those with poor passwords or abandoned versions. In this post we cover a variety of techniques to make sure that your CMS–no matter what type–is always secure from these types of mass attacks. To date, BWD

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Don’t Get Hacked: Update to WordPress 3.5.1 asap!

Don’t fall victim to a hacking attempt! Update to WordPress 3.5.1 asap. As always, it’s essential that you completely backup your files and databases before performing an update, just in case a plugin goes awry and you receive the fatal “white screen of WordPress death” following the update. This is rare, but there’s nothing worse than a dead website meant to have 1000s of hours of work put into it! We can help.

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The New Facebook for WordPress Plugin

It’s finally here – a Facebook plugin for WordPress! The new Facebook for WordPress plugin allows you to distribute your latest WP post or page via FB through a native solution of the later service. No more headaches from 3rd party plugins! As the number one social media-networking site in the United States, this is a great way to market your website’s content to a much larger audience.

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4 Reasons to Ditch Microsoft Word and Exclusively Work in WordPress

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In today’s modern world, Microsoft Word doesn’t hold the same prestige it once did. Ever since the .docx format was adopted, Word files have become inefficient and more difficult to properly output in other formats. Luckily, WordPress (WP) has a great post editing interface with a myriad of different features. In this post, we’ll explain why bloggers should use WP exclusively and opt out of using Microsoft Word altogether.

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