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Plugin review: Redirection

Redirection by John Godley. I used to have one website for my writing projects — tylertork.com. Then I split it out into two — the…

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Plugin review: Auto Upload Images

I set up this website to separate out my technical work from my fiction writing. Fiction on tylertork.com (it’s really excellent fiction BTW), nonfiction here….

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Configure MailChimp to email blog updates

This article assumes you already have a MailChimp account and a subscriber list there (even if there is nobody in it yet). I’ll show how…

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Plugin review: Stop User Enumeration

There are bots out there, roaming the Internet poking at websites, trying to break in. These aren’t ninja assassins coming after you in particular —…

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Contact form that goes to different recipients based on selection

I use Contact Form 7, the most popular and versatile way to add a contact form to your site. If you’re not the only person…

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Plugin review: Contact form 7

Your website needs a way for people to get in touch with you (or at least with your representative, if you’re too much a bigshot…

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How to remove the credit line from a theme

Most themes have a bit of text and a link at the bottom to the maker of the theme. Especially for their free versions, there…

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Plugin review: iThemes Security

WordPress is a secure platform. If you keep your themes and plugins up to date, and you have a good password, you’re most of the…

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Plugin review: UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup and Restoration

It’s necessary to make automatic backups of your site. Many hosting providers will do this for you automatically and keep a few recent version on…

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Plugin review: Yoast SEO

Another essential plugin: Yoast SEO from Team Yoast. This is the most popular plugin for managing SEO (search engine optimization) and related aspects of your…

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