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20 Nov

Managing Your Website After You Launched It
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Building your own website can be a fun and exciting challenge that uses a mixture of planning and creativity, and is the start of your journey into the digital landscape of the internet. You may not realize it, but maintaining your website is one of the key activities that is going to keep visitors coming back to it time and again, which will solidify your user base and keep them happy. We have put together a useful checklist that will help you to create an action plan so that you can...

16 Nov

How to Start a WordPress Blog
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Starting a WordPress blog is a fun way to express yourself and share your thoughts and experiences with your online community, or it could be an effective marketing tool for your business. Whatever your reasons are for wanting to start a blog, all you need to know is that it has never been easier to set up than it is today. This has led to an online explosion of blogs on every topic under the sun. The good thing about it, is that it gives bloggers a way to benchmark their...

13 Nov

7 Reasons Why You Need Domain Privacy Protection
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Nearly 1.9 billion records containing personal data have been compromised between January 2017 and March 2018. 75% of data breaches occur due to external hackers and data attackers. More importantly, the average cost of a single data breach can be as high as $3.62 million! Given how damaging data breaches can be, you need to take domain privacy protection seriously. What Is Domain Privacy Protection? When you register a domain name, your personal details are saved in a publicly available database called WHOIS. Domain privacy protection is basically an ‘add on’...

11 Nov

WordPress Vs. Joomla! Vs. Drupal: Which CMS Is the Best for Your Website?
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WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal — these are three of the most popular tools you can use to build and run your own website. But of the three, which one should you choose — and does it really matter? If you choose the wrong CMS, i.e., one that’s too simple or too complex for you, you’ll get stuck and have a hard time moving your website over to another CMS. That’s because each CMS has its own set of themes and extensions which your website runs, making it incompatible with the others. This makes...

7 Nov

Infographic: Mobile Optimization and Why You Need It
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In 2018, half of global internet traffic was mobile. If this alone isn't a reason enough for you to understand how important it is to have your website optimized for mobile, then perhaps knowing that Google will demote your website in search results for not being optimized, is something that will help get you there. Nowadays, mobile optimization is no longer something that would be nice to do some day. It's an absolute necessity if you are even remotely serious about your online endeavors. Simply put: you really don't have a...

26 Oct

Essential WordPress Plugins Your Website Needs
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Love ‘em or hate ‘em — without plugins, your WordPress website won’t be able to do everything you might need. Plugins add cool new functionality to your WordPress website, provide services that make it more secure, and give you access to an unlimited amount of exciting tweaks and tricks. In fact, right now, there’s more than 56,000 plugins on the WordPress store you can choose from. In this article, we’ve cherry-picked 11 must-have plugins for your WordPress website. Some are essential and should be installed on every website, while others...