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How To Optimize WordPress

Site optimization regardless of platform will always be of some benefit to your site, Google recently decided to penalize sites that were slow loading, which will do no favors for SEO and SERPs. It makes sense to keep your database tidy, cache files and data if possible and reduce image sizes for example. Here are

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How To Secure WordPress – WordPress Security

After 8 months of silence, after 8 months of bathing in champagne and after 8 months of lying around various majestic worldwide beaches, I decided that it was time. Time for a new post, an eye opener to many, a grand piece of art, THE RETURN OF SHAREASCHNITZEL. Right. Enough foolishness, lets cut to the

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8 Great WordPress Plugins You Must Use

This is the first blog post on WPZine. Since I was in the process of setting up the site I figured it was a great time to review some of the plugins I like to use for WordPress. Plus, this is a much better first post then going on about how this site came about

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How to Add Thumbnails to Your RSS Feed

There are more and more blogs adding thumbnails to their RSS feed. This looks nice and can set your RSS feed apart from others. You should be able to implement this within 10 minutes or so. WPZine has made this modification. To add thumbnails to your RSS feed all you need to do is copy

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How To Add Multiple Sidebars

One question I see popping up around the web is “How do I add another sidebar on my WordPress blog.” So today I will tackle the issue at hand and show you a really easy way to add as many sidebars as you need. We will be modifying functions.php and sidebar.php so before you start,

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A Collection Of Useful Hacks

WordPress has many ways to hack and tweak to get your desired result, some are simple functions within the loop, whilst some can be hacks right into the core. I use WordPress frequently in personal and client projects so have built up a list of hacks I use in day-to-day WordPress development and today I’m

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Create A Simple Blog Stats Plugin

Developing plugins for WordPress at a glance might well strike you as a daunting task on the face of it, and many people don’t bother delving any deeper, truth be known the task isn’t that painful at all. I have written a really simple plugin for the readers of WPZine and will take it apart

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How To Automatically Generate Short URLs for Your Posts

Using short url tools have become common place across the web in recent years, part of this is the usage of Twitter and being restricted to 140 characters. Long urls took up entire tweets forcing tweeters to use these tools. Twitter now have their own shortening tool t.co, but you can still use your own

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