34SP.com Review – Fast, Secure and Managed WordPress Hosting

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Today, I’ll be reviewing yet another WordPress hosting provider which has been in this business since the year 2000. 34SP.com, as the name goes, is a UK based web hosting company which got started with the prime focus of bridging the gap between sophisticated hosting solutions and affordable prices. The post 34SP.com Review – Fast, Secure and Managed WordPress Hosting appeared first on WPLift.

Spelunking into the Template Hierarchy

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The template hierarchy is one of my favorite features in WordPress. It not only makes child themes possible, but it also makes the whole ecosystem better because more code can be written to sit in smaller and smaller chunks. This is great. What’s also cool about it is that it’s all enabled by a few relatively small chunks of code. But staring at them starts to expose us to some of the most interesting parts … Check out the source»

A Guide To WP_Query

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When I started out as a WordPress developer,  I was working with object-oriented PHP before I even really knew what it was, thanks to WordPress post API class, WP_Query. In that article, I said that PHP has two data types that are considered “compound,” meaning we can store more than one piece of data in them. In PHP, objects and arrays are the only two data types that are actually considered compound. Objects are similar … Check out the source»

Happy Third Birthday, Torque!

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Torque this month proudly celebrates its third birthday! That’s three years of plugins, themes, tutorials, community, and WordPress. Torque has evolved since its launch but has remained steadfast in its mission to be an indispensable resource for the WordPress community. We put together some stats to highlight the magazine’s success since 2013 [Click to enlarge]. In honor of Torque’s birthday, we are sending one lucky winner to WordCamp US 2016. To enter, share your WordPress story. Submissions will be … Check out the source»

Square For WooCommerce Is Now Available

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WooCommerce today announced a new integration with Square. The new extension opens up a slew of new options for store owners — you can now take purchases online or offline, have inventory updated automatically, sync product changes, and more. “Helping merchants to sell in new and innovative ways is one of our core ideals here at WooCommerce,” said Matty Cohen, product lead for WooCommerce in the press release. “Integrating with Square helps WooCommerce stores build a retail … Check out the source»

Top 10 WordPress Competition Plugins to help to Promote Your Website

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Competitions are a great way to promote your website, drive traffic and increase sales. But the thought of running one on your site can be daunting. Don’t worry! There are plenty of WordPress competitions plugins that can help you set up and run a variety of contests and giveaways. In this article we’ll look at The post Top 10 WordPress Competition Plugins to help to Promote Your Website appeared first on WPLift.

JavaScript for WordPress Developers: Getting Started With Objects

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Objects are one of the most important and most powerful features of JavaScript and many built-in features use objects natively. Essentially, an object is a collection of properties, and a property consists of a key and a value. In this sense, objects in JavaScript are akin to associative arrays in PHP but the similarities end there. This is the second post in our four-part series focusing on JavaScript for WordPress developers. Throughout this series, you’ll learn the … Check out the source»

How to select the perfect image format

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JPEGs, PNGs, and GIFs — oh my! Most web developers only learn which format to use through trial, error, and long experience. And almost nobody understands how these formats actually work. In this article, we’ll take a high-level look at each formats’ compression algorithms, in order to understand how their differing strategies make them more or less appropriate for different kinds of images. Then, we’ll tour a few next-generation image formats (like WebP and JPEG-XR) … Check out the source»

How to Stop Spam Registrations on your WordPress Membership Site

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Do you want to stop spam registrations on your WordPress membership site? Spam registrations are a common nuisance for site owners who run membership sites or allow users to register on their website. In this article, we will show you how to stop spam registrations on your WordPress membership site. Method 1: Stop Spam Registrations Using WPForms This is the easiest and most efficient way to deal with spam registrations in WordPress. WPForms is the … Check out the source»