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How to Add a Custom Database Error Page in WordPress You ever remember seeing a screen like Error Establishing a Database Connection on your site. This can happen for various reasons, but often users don’t know that their site is down. Also that page itself looks pretty ugly in itself. In this article, we will… Read Read More …

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How to Restrict Usernames in WordPress If you have ever dealt with a membership site, a WordPress multisite, or BuddyPress, then you know that there are always users who want to make your life difficult by registering usernames that contain foul language, trademark words, official sounding names, etc. In this article,… Read More » How to Read More …

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5 Reasons Why We Use Sucuri to Improve Our WordPress Security About a month or so ago, we started seeing a huge number of failed attempts of reaching WPBeginner’s login page and wp-admin page. We got extremely cautious about that. From password protecting the wp-admin directory to adding two-step verification process, we tried to do Read More …

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How to Add Videos and More in WordPress Comments with oEmbed Recently while browsing the WordPress plugin repository, we stumbled upon a pretty neat plugin that allows you to embed videos and more in WordPress comments by extending the oEmbed support. oEmbed in Comments plugin is created by Evan Solomon, a Growth Engineer at Automattic. Read More …

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How to Disable or Lock a User Account in WordPress with User Locker Recently while working on a client’s site, we had to disable a user account in WordPress. Basically, some of their writers were no longer with the company. They did not want to delete the user because it would require re-assigning the posts Read More …

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How to Add a Milestone Countdown Widget in WordPress Have you ever found a need to add a milestone widget on your site? Maybe it was for your birthday or wedding or something else? Well in this article, we will show you how to add a milestone countdown widget in your WordPress posts, pages,… Read More Read More …

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How to Display Blog Post Meta Data in Your WordPress Themes Recently, we got an email from a user asking: How do you add the byline (post author, post published date, and category) below your post title on WPBeginner. These post information bylines are referred to as post meta data in WordPress. In this article, Read More …

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FAQ: WordPress Feeds Not Working in Chrome? Here is How to Fix it Recently we got another complaint from a user who said their RSS feed was not working. Instead of going to the RSS feed, the browser was giving them a download prompt. We have answered this question numerous times via email and twitter Read More …

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How to Change the Default Text Selection Color in WordPress You know what makes your website’s design stand out? Attention to details. One of these details that caught our attention on Brian Gardner’s (@bgardner) website was the way his default text selection color matched his design color scheme rather than being the default blue color.… Read Read More …