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This is a collection of articles from around the web, which I have saved for my own purposes. Mainly to assist me in tracking trends and emergence of new technologies and procedures.

How To Vet A Website Purchase: Buyer’s Guide from Torque

If you are looking to purchase or invest in a website, you’ll need to do some background checks first. A site that looks good on the outside, may have some nasty surprises lurking in the code. The post How To Vet A Website Purchase: Buyer’s Guide appeared first on Torque.

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Real-world data in PageSpeed Insights from Google Webmaster Central

PageSpeed Insights provides information about how well a page adheres to a set of best practices. In the past, these recommendations were presented without the context of how fast the page performed in the real world, which made it hard to understand when it was appropriate to apply these optimizations.

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Remote Work Is A Personal Experience And That’s Why It’s Awesome from Torque

Because WordPress is so global, many developers work remotely. It’s so common in the communty, that Automattic closed its San Francisco office this year in favor of remote work. This article is about remote work and finding what’s best for you and how you work. Working remotely is very personal, and so I’ve shared how …
The post Remote Work Is A Personal Experience And That’s Why It’s Awesome appeared first on Torque.

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How to Create a Web Design Style Guide from WPMU DEV Blog

Designing a website can be a challenging process. Finding inspiration for a design that is both aesthetically pleasing and also functional isn’t always straightforward. Maintaining a consistent style across various web properties and pages can make things even more difficult.

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How To Register A Domain Name From Cloudwards

Your website isn’t complete until it has a domain name. In real life, that would be akin to owning a home without an address. While people would still be able to come over, they would have a hard time locating your house. This means, one of the first things you need to do once you have your website up and running is to register a domain name.

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WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts from HostGator Blog

The post WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts appeared first on HostGator Blog.
WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts Chances are you use numerous keyword shortcuts on a daily basis. You probably use them so regularly that they’ve become second nature to you. Well, WordPress has those same shortcuts, and mastering them can make your life as a webmaster or blogger much easier. WordPress offers a wide array of shortcuts that […]
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7 Offline Marketing Strategies To Promote Your Website

So much of marketing now happens online that it’s easy to forget how powerful offline interactions can still be. While people do spend a lot of time in front of computer and mobile device screens these days, that doesn’t mean it’s the only way to reach them.

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WordPress Website Maintenance Tasks for All Businesses

Creating a website has become an easy job thanks to WordPress,though maintaining it is a tough task. If website maintenance (and WordPress security is a major part of maintenance) is not given the due attention the website will have issues such as lower website traffic and its search engine ranking will drop.

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wp-content – WordPress’ Most Important Directory

What the hell is wp-content?! This might be your first reaction as a WordPress beginner or if you mainly work with WordPress through the backend. After all, the average website owner spends most of their time in the dashboard. It makes sense. After all, you can perform all important tasks from here.

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Build A Relationship Outsourced Developers from Codeable blog

If it hasn’t happened to you, it has probably happened to a friend or colleague: a relationship with an outsourced developer starts off well but runs off the rails, taking a project right along with it. The truth is, the truth hurts: the relationship probably didn’t really start out that well

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Why WordPress and Mobile Go Hand in Hand from Torque

The smartphone created revolutionary advancements in existing technologies and development processes. Today, the extent of the mobile app development market is large as it encompasses small-scale businesses, leading enterprises, and startups. Though WordPress was primarily thought of as a blogging platform, it is now used for much more than that, including mobile app development.

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Blockchain Technology Will Change WordPress from Torque

Bitcoin — the first decentralized currency — has been around for over eight years now. In the past, I was dismissive of it and other cryptocurrencies. The fact that cryptocurrency like Bitcoin has the potential to radically reform banking is not lost on me but is way outside of the scope of this article. Yes, …

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WordPress user roles explained from ManageWP

If you run a multi-author site or simply need to allow other people to access and manage your site, it’s crucial that you assign each person an appropriate role. Thankfully, WordPress comes with 5 default user roles, each of which has its own set of permissions. Those user roles can help your users understand what their role is and they also ensure that no unauthorized user can perform actions that can harm your site.

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Why Every Side Hustle Needs a Website from HostGator Blog

Your Side Hustle Deserves a Website. Here’s Why. Picking up extra work on the side is the American way these days. A new Bankrate survey found that 44 million of us have a side hustle, whether it’s selling things online, dog walking or something else.

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How to Build a Custom Knowledge Base With WordPress from Torque

Domain Authority (DA) is a strong ranking factor with search engines, but many site owners don’t take the time to set themselves apart as industry leaders and increase their own DA. As such, you may not be ranking as highly as you could be, which could impact traffic, income, and more.

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