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My CPT Needs a Custom Taxonomy

Sometimes a WordPress custom post type (CPT) needs a custom taxonomy to match. At first, I created a CPT without its own custom taxonomy. The result was that my CPT…

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Why Use a Custom Post Type in WordPress?

WordPress is a popular CMS, because it offers a lot of flexibility. Webmasters may define pages, posts, categories, tags, and format any of them with plugins, widgets, and CSS. Yet,…

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Select Which Categories Show in the WordPress Sidebar Widget

WordPress offers a nice Categories widget for sidebars and footers right out-of-the-box. However, while this widget is simple and light-weight, it provides little customization options. Fortunately, a simple, light-weight coding…

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Gutenberg, the New WordPress Editor

Getting to Know Gutenberg With WordPress's latest version release (5.0), the Gutenberg Editor has officially debuted. The Gutenberg Editor will replace the Classic Editor when writing pages and posts. According…

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Image Compression Tricks

Nail File Limits & Boost Web Page Speeds with Image Compression Digital web banners and programmatic ads are just two design projects requiring mindfulness of file sizes. Therefore, image compression…

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How to Secure Your WordPress Website with SSL

As of July 2018, the popular and powerful search engine Google has been “penalizing” unsecure websites. Websites without HTTPS encryption and SSL certification now display a “Not Secure” message in…

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