Roughly one third of the internet is run on WordPress. It was a ground-breaking content management system, and it remains one of the most versatile systems on the web today. Not only can you create a blog, but you can create an online forum, sell products online and run a membership website.

There’s a lot to learn about WordPress. These posts will help you learn more about the CMS for whatever your needs, from creating content, running your website or working with the code directly.

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What to look for in a pre-built WordPress theme

Pre-built WordPress themes are a great option if you're short on time and money. But how do you find the one that will grow your business? Here are some guidelines to follow to help you make that right decision.

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What I learned at WordCamp DFW 2019

WordCamps are a great place to learn. And did I ever learn at WordCamp DFW 2019. Here are some of the top things I walked away with after two great days of talks.

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A look at some of the top Gutenberg themes

It's been almost a year since the Gutenberg editor was rolled into WordPress core. And there are a number of themes that are designed and built with it in mind. So let's take a look at some of the top ones.

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What’s ahead with WordPress 5.3

WordPress 5.3 is roughly a month away from release. But testing has already begun, and we have an idea of what will be in the last major release of 2019. So let's look at what you can expect come Nov. 12.

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Best ecommerce themes on ThemeForest

ThemeForest is one of the biggest places to buy a theme for your website. I'm not the biggest fan of the themes there just because of code quality, but there are some really good ecommerce themes there. Here's a look at a few of them.

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Where to find Gutenberg blocks for your website

With WordPress 5.0 came Gutenberg and block editing. Now, as you search for blocks to build your posts and pages, here are some good places to begin your search.

Being careful with your blocks

It's almost been a year since the new Gutenberg editor was rolled into WordPress core. It's led to an explosion of cool blocks. But you need to be careful when installing them.

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Always stay up to date with WordPress Core

I'm always baffled when I run across a website that has a really old version of WordPress running. I know some people still aren't on version 5.0 because of Gutenberg, but you still should stay updated for security and the newest features.

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My favorite ecommerce StudioPress themes for small businesses

If you're looking to start an ecommerce website for your business, but aren't ready for a completely custom theme, StudioPress offers great themes that you can customize. Here are a few of my favorites.

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How to manage a WordPress website

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.