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Boost Your Productivity With These 10 Cool Slack Integrations

Did you know Slack now comes with more than 80 integrations for popular services like Google Drive, GitHub and Trello? In this post, we’ll take a look at some of these powerful integrations and how you can use them to be more productive – and even have more fun at work. Slack Essentials Slack has four main features: chat, search, third ...

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11 Ways to Get More Comments on Your WordPress Blog Posts

Do you want to get more comments on your blog posts? We often get asked about tips on increasing comments on WordPress blog posts. In this article, we will share 11 ways to get more comments on your WordPress blog posts. 1. Get a Better WordPress Hosting Comments are resource intensive. Each time a user submits a comment on your ...

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How to Use Markdown in WordPress for a Better Blogging Experience

WordPress makes it easy and intuitive enough for you to write your content directly into the visual editor while styling your text, but it’s not necessarily a quick process. Anyone who has any experience composing content in the editor knows that you have to continuously reach for your mouse or trackpad so you can highlight the text you want to style and click the buttons at the top ...

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How to Use the WordPress HTTP API

REST APIs are becoming increasingly popular with developers, and for good reason. They provide a simple, uniform and understandable interface to third-party services like Twitter, MailChimp, and GitHub. With the WordPress API on its way (and already available via a plugin ), it’s prime time to learn all about the already existing HTTP API in WordPress. In this article, I’ll ...

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Best Practices for Selling Ads on Your WordPress Site

Selling ads is just one of many ways to monetize a website. But it’s not the right solution for everyone. Repeat: It’s not the right solution for everyone. In fact, it’s a downright bad idea for some and can detract from your site’s content. Still, when ads work, they work great and can bring in some great side income to ...

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What’s Coming in WordPress 4.4 (Features and Screenshots)

Development for WordPress 4.4 started with full momentum immediately after the release of WordPress 4.3 . We followed the development closely, and we are excited to report that it is expected to be released during the second week of December 2015. In this article, we will show you what’s coming in WordPress 4.4 with features and screenshots. Note: You can ...

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Smush Record Smashed: 1+ Billion Images Compressed

Our Smush servers have smashed a significant milestone, compressing 1 billion images since we re-launched our image optimization plugins WP Smush and WP Smush Pro back in April. There were a lot of “woots!” and virtual high fives on Slack when we joined the three comma club yesterday. Our dedicated servers have been built to scale. After Yahoo suddenly shut ...

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