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Tech Tutorials, WordPress

How to Backup and Update WordPress Correctly

One of WordPress’s greatest strengths is the community that pushes out updates to the core and plugin files almost daily. But not updating these files can be its greatest vulnerability as security breaches occur mostly in out of date WordPress files. Most people approach the update button with fear and trembling because they’re not sure if an update will take down their site completely! I’ll show you how to approach the update button with confidence.

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Tech Terms, WordPress

What is a WordPress Plugin and How to Install the Best Plugins

What does a website for a landscaper have in common with a website for someone selling lampshades online? Besides both being my clients, they are running WordPress as their CMS (Content Management System). However, the content on each site is COMPLETELY different! If WordPress had all the functionality that both websites needed plus functionality that every website might ever need, the code would be ENORMOUS. Instead, WordPress has solved this problem with plugins.

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