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7 Best Free Google Maps Plugins For WordPress

Are you looking to add Google Maps on your WordPress site? There are plenty of free Google Maps plugins available for WordPress which makes it difficult to know which is the best. In this article, we will show you the 7 best free Google Maps plugins for WordPress. Adding Google Map in WordPress Before we discuss Google Maps plugin, it’s ...

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How to Add Admin Alerts and Error Messages to the Backend of WordPress

Admin notices are an integral part of plugins, they allow you to show error/success/warning messages to your users, prompting them for action or simply notifying them of something that has happened. In this article, we’ll take a look at the standard way to add admin notices and some additional options introduced in WordPress 4.2, including how to make notices dismissable. ...

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How to Create Clever Custom WordPress Shortcodes

Shortcodes are great tools for creating complex content in the WordPress post editor without having to resort to tags or other complex mechanisms. Since you control the exact output when using a shortcode, you can easily blend shortcodes into any project or create hooks to let others do the same. In this article, we’ll look at how the Shortcode API ...

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How to Use Your Child Theme on Another WordPress Site

Child themes allow you to make changes and customize your WordPress theme without ever editing the main theme. This allows you to continue to get theme updates without losing your changes. Recently one of our readers asked us how would he go about using his child theme on his wife’s website. In this article, we will show you how you ...

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The Ultimate Mega Guide to Using Video With WordPress

Featuring video on your site can be a powerful way to show – and not just tell – visitors what your site is all about. According to Simply Measured , videos have the highest shares and engagement right up there beside photos. In the first quarter of 2015 alone, video engagement increased by 43% on Facebook. On top of that, 64% ...

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WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal – Which One is Better?

While WordPress powers 23% of all websites on the internet, it’s not the only open source content management system in the market. There are some other really awesome software like Joomla and Drupal. All three of them have a lot in common, but they still have their own pros and cons. In this article, we will compare WordPress vs Joomla ...

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