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A Guide to WordPress 5.7

WordPress

Don't look now, but WordPress 5.7 is just around the corner. The first major release of the year is scheduled to be released on March 9. So let's take a look at what you can expect when it's released.

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How to use page builders correctly

Small Business, Website Planning, WordPress

Page builders are very tempting to use, especially if you're a non-developer. But things can go wrong with them pretty quickly if you're not careful. Here's how to use them correctly.

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A look at Easy Digital Downloads

Ecommerce, Small Business, Website Planning, WordPress

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

Ecommerce, Website Planning, WordPress

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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How to start a website on a budget

Digital Marketing, Ecommerce, Small Business, Web Design, Web Development, Website Planning

Creating a new website can cost a lot of money. For a custom website, you're looking at a starting point of at least $2,000. But there are ways you can trim that cost. So let's find out a way we can build a new website for half that price.

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

Website Care, Website Hosting, WordPress

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

WordPress

WordPress 5.5 is slated to be released on August 11. The second major update of the year features a number of exciting changes to WordPress and the block editor. Let's walk through them.