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Six WordPress plugins to use on every website

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There are a lot of WordPress plugins out there for you to use. And it can be challenging to find ones that you know are going to work. So here are six (or seven) plugins I use on every website I build.

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  • A look at Easy Digital Downloads

    A look at Easy Digital Downloads

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    Are you trying to sell digital products for your online store? Then you might want to look at Easy Digital Downloads. Let’s take a look at what it is and how it might be able to help your business.

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  • A look at WooCommerce

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    If you’ve got a WordPress website and want to turn it into an online store, WooCommerce is probably the first plugin you’re going to come across. So let’s take a look at what it is and why or why not you might want to use it for your website.

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  • My favorite ecommerce StudioPress themes for small businesses

    My favorite ecommerce StudioPress themes for small businesses

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  • The best themes from the WordPress theme directory

    The best themes from the WordPress theme directory

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  • My favorite StudioPress themes

    My favorite StudioPress themes

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    So you want to use a prebuilt WordPress theme for your website. Great! Now where do you start? Well, here are some options I recommend from StudioPress.

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  • Why you shouldn’t use the new WordPress auto updates feature

    Why you shouldn’t use the new WordPress auto updates feature

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    WordPress 5.5 brings in a cool new auto updates feature for plugins and themes. While this might seem like a great way to reduce the amount of time you spend updating a website, there are some potential pitfalls that will be a major headache.

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  • What to expect with WordPress 5.5

    What to expect with WordPress 5.5

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  • How to manage a WordPress website

    How to manage a WordPress website

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    It might seem easy right now to manage your WordPress website. But with threats and all of the updates, it can get pretty overwhelming. But here are some simple things you can do to properly manage your WordPress website.

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  • How to make sure your WordPress site is accessible

    How to make sure your WordPress site is accessible

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    So you want to make your WordPress site accessible to everyone. Awesome. But it’s a pretty big undertaking. Here are the simple steps to achieve that goal.

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  • Best e-commerce plugins for WordPress

    Best e-commerce plugins for WordPress

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  • What to look for in a pre-built WordPress theme

    What to look for in a pre-built WordPress theme

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