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Developing with WP Rig

If you're looking for a great starter theme to build your next WordPress theme on, you might want to check out WP Rig. It's got everything a developer could want.

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Plugins in the WordPress directory finally updated

After nearly a year break, I've updated each of the four main plugins I have in the WordPress plugin directory. Sorry about the wait.

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Requirements for a solid ecommerce store

So you want to build an ecommerce store for your small business, but you don't quite know where to begin. That's perfectly fine. Here are some requirements for online selling that will set you down the right path.

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Understanding the difference between WordPress.org and .com

So you want to create a website with WordPress. But you see both a .org and a .com domain. Which one are you supposed to use? So glad you asked.

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What to expect with WordPress 5.2

WordPress 5.2 is right around the corner. So what's will be new for your website when the latest version is released?

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Using Let’s Encrypt for your site’s SSL

Have you avoided getting an SSL certificate for your website to appease Google? Do you even know that your site probably needs one of those certificates in the first place Let me introduce you to Let's Encrypt.

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How to preload your CSS and why you should

You're trying speed up the page load time of your website and you've tried everything. But it's still not quick enough. Have you tried preloading your CSS and JavaScript resources?

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Why accessibility matters in the modern web

The new year brought a lawsuit claiming a Beyonce's website violated the ADA. It shows that accessibility isn't a feature on the modern web; it's a requirement.

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Where to get WordPress help

Something has gone wrong with your website. People can't get to it, and you're losing money. So what do you do? Here are some places to get help with your WordPress website.

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The value of open source

What's the value in using and contributing to an open source project? Well beyond the price, it's really quite remarkable.

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Creating Gutenberg blocks with Advanced Custom Fields

Playing with Gutenberg can be fun. But creating blocks in JavaScript can be tough. But ACF will be giving developers help in the future.