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4 Steps to Take Before Updating to WordPress 5.0

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It’s vital to run your site using the latest version of WordPress, as not doing so can leave your site open to security vulnerabilities. However, updating WordPress also has the potential to cause certain issues on an unprepared site, especially with a major change such as the upcoming 5.0 version …

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4 Things You Need to Know About WordPress 5.0

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The latest release of WordPress’ core is right around the corner, with version 5.0 scheduled for November 19th. It’s important to keep your WordPress site up to date in order to avoid security vulnerabilities. However, this release contains some big changes, so it’s also vital to be prepared. The best …

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5 Things Everyone With a Drupal Website Should Know

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Even if you’ve been using Drupal for a while, there’s a good chance you haven’t explored everything the platform has to offer. You may even be missing out on key aspects that could provide new options or streamline your workflow. Fortunately, there are a wide variety of tips, tools, and …

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4 of the Best Online Payment Platforms Compared

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Whenever you sell goods online, it’s important to choose your payment methods carefully. Different platforms have varying fees, ease of use, and encryption methods. Choosing the wrong platform could result in you overpaying, or even putting your customers at a higher risk of data theft. To help you avoid those problems, …

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A Brief History of Magento (And a Look at Its Future)

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Magento is a popular e-commerce Content Management System (CMS), which has recently been sold to Adobe. If you are using Magento to power your site’s store, you might be wondering what this change means for you. To answer that question, it’s worth taking a look at both Magento’s past and …

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4 Joomla Templates to Help You Build a Better-Looking Website

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Is your Joomla website due for a makeover? Your site needs to look professional if you want people to take your business seriously. However, it can be hard to find attractive, ready-made Joomla templates – and hiring a designer for something custom can be costly. Fortunately, there are some excellent templates …

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The 4 Best Places to Purchase Drupal Themes

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If you want to build an online presence or attract customers, it’s critical to have a site that looks professional. If there’s a specific style you want for your Drupal website, you might have thought about hiring a designer to build you a custom theme. However, doing that can be …

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How to Evaluate Your WordPress Plugins (In 3 Steps)

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WordPress plugins are incredibly useful tools, expanding what you can do with your website. However, installing the wrong plugin can be damaging, by breaking your site or opening it up to security risks. Therefore, it’s important to be savvy when deciding which plugins to use. Fortunately, there are ways to check plugins …

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