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Articles Tagged ‘wordpress’

Enrich your WordPress site with a modern theme

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 by Servage
Wordpress-ResponsiveHave you ever wondered how you can get started with an own website in a quick and easy way? Or maybe you already have a website and wish to have a better, less time-consuming, and more easily changeable system? Over time Wordpress has evolved to a super stable and super versatile platform. Used by millions to power their blogs, websites and even complex apps, Wordpress has great capabilities today which make many of the traditional custom web development work obsolete for smaller projects. You can literally drag and drop websites together using systems like Wordpress - and the right themes. The latter is where you can greatly set your work apart from ...

Great WordPress plugins enrich your site

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 by Servage
wordpress-pluginThe Wordpress content management platform is one of the most popular and most widely adopted systems among web publishers. The users include everyone from amateur hobby site owners to professional publishing magazines. The Wordpress system provides the foundation for a really great website, suiting almost any need you might have. One of the great advantages of Wordpress is the easy and straightforward scalability of features through plugins. You can easily extend the core Wordpress functionality even as a novice user, and this is really convenient. Rarely the basic Wordpress system fulfills all of your needs, so using plugins is something you will likely need some time. This post has aggregated a few ...

Some Words for WordPress Vulnerability and Un-hack It

Monday, September 1st, 2014 by Servage
Managing the security of a WordPress website is critical and daunting because analyzing and finding malicious code is taking toll of time for a seasoned WordPress developer and coping with vulnerability is ongoing battle so let's what plan we can make and how to cope with a vulnerability in WordPress website. WordPress Vulnerability and Un-hack It when we receive website security related messages, we give knee jerk reactions against them and try to prevent our website with great efforts. Unfortunately, we had bad experiences despite many precursory steps taken by our hosts as well as our own. Hackers are always there and try to increase their ares of hacking by finding loops in ...

WordPress: CMS or Framework

Friday, July 4th, 2014 by Servage
WordPress a Framework What is a framework? Particularly, a PHP framework? Why might we need it? What would we look for when deciding on our framework? These basic, but vital, questions arise when a PHP developer, or specifically a WordPress developer, jumps into project planning. PHP, like any programming language, consists of a basic language structure. Yet, this basic syntax isn’t feasible for streamlining the development process. Advanced programming relies on rapid coding without being confined to repetitive tasks. A programming language needs to offer enough flexibility for different situations of writing code and the unique needs of a coder. Binding code structure to a stringent shape or architecture is not advisable. For ...

Keep your WordPress-site safe and secure

Friday, May 30th, 2014 by Servage
Altering File Permission for Security WordPress security is a prime concern for any WordPress programmer hence they are taking various measures to tackle it with utmost care. There are many security plugins available in the market to manage them, but not sufficient to do all jobs at all levels. In due course, a WordPress developer has to learn various direct coding techniques to manage security aspects successfully. At coding level, file system and its permissions and ownerships, in particular, are playing crucial role to leave serious vulnerability if handled carelessly. Therefore, for a WordPress programmer security measures begin right up to installations. If you don’t have adequate knowledge to how set the right ...

Boost WordPress-development with blank themes

Friday, May 16th, 2014 by Servage
Blank WordPress Theme Once upon a time, clients and developers were crazy for ready-made themes. And so, WordPress developers were continually releasing attractive themes for various industries in several categories. And in the process, making a fortune. Over time, SEO has taught them to be unique with design and with content, including images. Now, clients are more willing to spend money on custom WordPress programming and site designs. Creating a WordPress website for a sizable project, however, can be costly for many clients. Enter the smart WordPress web developer. Making use of blank WordPress themes allows them to customize the WordPress site to a greater degree, with less investment of time and money. Blank WordPress ...

Using WordPress Plugins

Saturday, June 8th, 2013 by Servage
WordPress is undoubtedly most used opensource based on PHP. WordPress is simple and easy platform for web designers since its core does  not consist of many intricate features, but they can be added according to the needs of the clients. Thus, it is great at performance and adaptability. Many novice developers are not much familiar with plug-ins phenomenon. In due course, I have tried to give some introductory knowledge through this post, particularly installing them. As stated earlier WordPress core is simple and devoid of much complexities. Therefore, it is easy to install and smooth in performance. Usually you will have all features and functionality required to run a simple blog ...

Secure your WordPress installation by changing the table prefix

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 by Servage
Content is still king on the net. All Wordpress authors know this. What they may not know is that all their Wordpress posts are actually stored in a database table, via records, that the Wordpress software calls from to display content on the front end. Seamlessly and nicely displaying our wonderfully written ideas. Wordpress databases are of the MySQL variety. So Wordpress can call on the these tables correctly, a prefix gets added during installation in the default form of ‘wp_’. An actual table then appears as ‘wp_content’ or ‘wp_options.’ Therefore a database table prefix is simply an identifier. There are generally two ways for a Wordpress Admin to check this ...

Use nice webfonts on your WordPress blog

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 by Servage
Managing typeface on a blog can be done via plugins. Most popular ones draw upon knowledge of CSS. In this tutorial I selected a powerful plugin, simply called Font.  To follow this tutorial, all you need is access to the Admin area and the free Font plugin installed. No coding of CSS is required. Step 1 - Overviewing Plugin There Font plugin works in two areas on your site. First, when viewing the front-end of your site, the admin toolbar now has “Font Settings.”   Second, in your post editor, the TinyMCE, now has an “F” button in the editor, plus above the editor, it reads “Fonts for Web.” Both of these ...

WordPress Jetpack meets and greets Social Media

Friday, April 12th, 2013 by Servage
Simply put, the Jetpack plugin propels a Wordpress blog with a whole suite of functionality. Automattic, developers of Wordpress.com, made Jetpack for self hosted blogs to access features included in the dot-com version. What started as eight features in 2012, is now 25 and growing. This article focusses on five of the social media modules and two Widgets, found in version 2.2. Jetpack does offer ability to deactivate any module. Plus, you can access configuration within the panes of each module, though this article notes where to find these features. Here are 7  features for enhancing social media outreach on your site: Sharing (in Sharing Settings) is for your readers ...