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4 Secrets for Success as a Freelance Web Designer

4 Secrets for Success: How to Earn Over $1,000 a Week as a Freelance Website Designer/Developer on UpWork One of the most difficult tasks in freelance web design is determining what makes your service unique. There are literally hundreds of thousands of other website...

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Top WordPress Plugins 2019

Looking for the (must-have) top WordPress plugins for 2019? We’ve got you covered!  Also be sure to check out our low-cost subscription service for unlimited access/downloads to all of the plugins listed below, to include many more! As I’m writing this, there are more...

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Fixing the Jumping Header in Divi

What the !%^$ is happening!?! First, if you are not familiar with the jumping header issue, let me try to explain with the help of some images. The jumping header issue is when your content appears on the page but then shifts down right in front of your eyes. Let's...

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What is an SSL Certificate?

What is an SSL Certificate? A Secure Socket Layer, or put simply, SSL certificate is a digital certificate that shows website’s identity and provide secure, encrypted communications between a website server and a visitor’s browser. When SSL installed on a server,...

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WordPress Child Theme

What is a WordPress child theme? Let's say that you find a theme you basically like, but you think a tweak or two (in form or function) would make that theme just perfect for you. You (or your developer) have the option to directly edit the theme's CSS file(s) and the...

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Growth Hacking: How to Get More Users in 6 Months

100,000 users in 6 months. That was the goal Mint’s co-founder, Aaron Patzer, set for Noah Kagan when he first started as Mint’s Marketing Director. Here is his own account of how he achieved this feat ten-times over, with over 1 million users in just six months: "I...

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10 Reasons to Use WordPress

WordPress is for Everyone WordPress is a great base for any and every website project. Take a look at just a few examples of some large brands using WordPress: TechCrunch Time Inc. Facebook Newsroom BBC America Sony Music Sweden.se | The official site of Sweden...

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10 Tips for WordPress Speed Optimization

10 Tips to Improve Your Website Speed: Before you get started on trying to improve your speed you should take a look at what it is currently at. Google's page speed checker should be able to give you a good look. 1. Minimize HTTP Requests According to Yahoo, 80% of a...

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Six Tips to Improve WordPress Security

Why does a WordPress website get hacked? Reason #1: Accessibility There is a reason Windows is targeted with more viruses than Mac or Linux: More people use it. The more people that use it, the more of a target it becomes. This is because there are more potential...

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How to Apply Github to WordPress’ Divi Theme

Displaying code is now easier than ever before! If you use WordPress, you may have already noticed that the tags do not look all that great when trying to share code with others. If you are not yet familiar with Github Gists, then prepare to have your mind blown. Here...

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