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The Safest Plugins for Handling your WordPress Site During Maintenance

by Jake Rocheleau
on August 26, 2014

in Wordpress

Often times you will need to shutdown a website for updating bug fixes, testing a new theme, and other common reasons. But the process on WordPress can be a hassle since you would need to redirect all the traffic onto a new default page. This can easily be handled using some open source plugins from the WP repository.

I want to present a small collection of WordPress plugins for handling downtime on your website. Each of these is open source and easy to install on any website. You can generally activate settings and themes from the backend admin panel. Using a pre-built method will save a lot of time so that you can focus on fixing the site or adjusting your changes to get back online.

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WordPress Bootcamp: Lowest Price Ever!

by brantwilson
on February 18, 2014

in Wordpress

If I haven’t introduced you to LearnWebDevelopment.com’s WordPress Bootcamp yet, I would like to today. Here’s what you get:

- 42 complete WordPress training videos that you can download and watch again and again.

- Two live sessions …

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Most Useful WP Tutorials for Building Custom Widgets

by Jake Rocheleau
on February 16, 2014

in Wordpress

WordPress widgets are very simple to implement once you have created the codes in your theme. Many free WordPress themes will come prepackaged with their own custom widgets. This is also the case for some more advanced plugins, but overall it does require some time coding these to work properly.

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Often times developers would rather sit down and build their own solutions for running custom widgets. In this tutorial I want to present a set of great articles related to coding your own custom WordPress widgets. If you are unfamiliar with PHP then this will be a challenge but it is not impossible. The entire WordPress system is based in PHP so it is worth learning some details of the language, assuming you plan to customize many various WP sites in the future.

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