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Apple will no longer force WordPress to add in-app purchases

Apple will no longer force WordPress to add in-app purchases

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Last Friday, the internet was abuzz with news that Apple successfully forced WordPress to monetize its free app thereby forcing it to sell premium plans and custom domain names seemingly just so that Apple could get its traditional 30 percent cut. Apple has finally backed down this latest developer fight, and apologized to WordPress after it tried to force the website-builder to add in-app payments As a free, open-source platform, WordPress, is used by thousands of website owners and creators.  WordPress.com the commercial wing of the business sells premium domain names and web hosting services. These options were not on offer through the free WordPress app, and so Apple's demand was seen by some as forcing WordPress to monetize a free-to-use app so as to take a cut of the payments. It
Amazing Country Code Domain Names ccTLDs and Their Creative online Uses

Amazing Country Code Domain Names ccTLDs and Their Creative online Uses

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When looking for domain names, most people focus on the big top-level domains like .COM, .ORG, .NET, but there is a second layer of domains that have attracted quite an interesting usage, far from the initial intended use. These are the country code top-level domains (ccTLD) or simple Country Code Domain Names and they featuring 1284 Domain Name Extensions. Every country in the world has its own country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) that consisting of two letters for instace .US for USA, .UK for United Kingdom, .CN for China, etc. In some cases, there is the second and third levels ie. .uk and .co.uk. You will find that most often, the third level domains are used by the government organizations, military, education, commerce, and other geographical regions. All ASCII ccTLD identifiers...
How to disable Feedback Comments on WordPress to prevent BOT spam

How to disable Feedback Comments on WordPress to prevent BOT spam

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Lately, WordPress website owners have been receiving hundreds or even up to a thousand feedback comments per day. Most of these are annoying BOT generated spam. Disabling feedback comments could be one of the methods to prevent this, however, you might end up blocking even those legitimate comments/feedback, thus that is not a good enough option anymore. Users who have the Jetpack contact form feature enabled can disable people from commenting, but then still get a great nuisance of spammy comments coming through from the "feedback" form. The hidden form feature is usually enabled by default, and this blog post does thus just that, show you how to turn it off. Let us get right into it, How To Disable Feedback Comments from spammy bots on Wordpress.org To access the feature, g...
How to Disable Slider Revolution on Mobile Phones and Tablets

How to Disable Slider Revolution on Mobile Phones and Tablets

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Slider Revolution is a WordPress Builder Plugin used to build rich & dynamic content for your websites. It comes with powerful visual editor, here you can create modern designs in no time, and with no coding experience required. You are able to create Sliders & Carousels, Hero Headers, Content Modules, Full Websites, Dynamic Solutions, and Special FX with amazing Add-Ons. They also have a library of 200+ templates included in their online library. Cutting edge designs. Easily customized. When using the slider revolution, sometimes users would like to hide or disable the slider when the user uses a mobile or tablet. Here is how to hide or disable the Slider on mobile phones and tablets. Quick Steps: Go to Dashboard >> Slider Revolution >> (select desired slid...
How to Add a Jetpack Subscription Form Below Your Blog Posts

How to Add a Jetpack Subscription Form Below Your Blog Posts

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Blog subscriptions are one best way to get your readers be notified as soon as you publish a new blog story. And if you have Jetpack, then its a one-stop shop plugin for the right job. Jetpack Subscription allows you to add the Subscriptions module which sends an email to your subscribers every time you publish a new post. That’s practical, but sometimes you may not want to bother your subscribers for something that might not be interesting to them. To enable Subscriptions, navigate to Jetpack → Settings → Discussion. Activate the Let visitors subscribe to new posts and comments via email option to turn on the Subscriptions feature. Read: How To Migrate JetPack Subscribers to MailChimp or Other Email Service Once Subscriptions are active on your site, visitors can choose to
How to link your images using custom links in WordPress

How to link your images using custom links in WordPress

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Images and other media give a website an added aesthetic value, thus generating more interest and visual appeal to your website. You can imagine a blog without featured images. However minimalistic a website is, photos always play a big role therefore images with custom links are a welcome addition. How then do you do if you want to add links to images in a WordPress gallery? WordPress by default doesn’t have this option available therefore if you want each image to link to a different page or post, you might not be able to do it. I would also suggest that you should not try to modify your code to make this possible, you might end up breaking the site more. How to install, manage and uninstall or delete a WordPress Plugin It is possible to hotlink your images using a pretty simple
How to set two widgets side by side or widgets in columns in WordPress easily

How to set two widgets side by side or widgets in columns in WordPress easily

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Have you been looking to display your WordPress widgets in columns? perhaps your theme has only one large footer widget and not placed in columns of four. This is very easy to do without changing or modifying any code on your website without any coding knowledge. We will demonstrate in this article, how to have WordPress widgets in columns without writing any HTML or CSS. This is how; go to your plugins page and search for Widgets in Columns plugin, then the first thing you need to do is install and activate it. How to set two widgets side by side or widgets in columns in WordPress easily Upon activation, go to Appearance » Widgets then add your widgets of choice. For every widget you add and drop in the space,  you will notice a new drop-down menu labeled width. Here you ne
How embed a Zoom Meeting to a WordPress Website

How embed a Zoom Meeting to a WordPress Website

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Adding a  Zoom Video Conference meeting directly into your website is a great deal right now. This is a great avenue to get more participants join your Zoom meetings. Having the HTML Zoom Meeting available directly on your website is among the few new ways to use Zoom on your website. it gives your clients a direct single location option for zoom meetings, this from a branding perspective is a win for your business. Steps to embed Zoom Meetings Step 1 — Create a Wordpress Website Step 2 — Download & Install Zoom Meetings for Wordpress Plugin Step 3 — Create an App with API Key Step 4 — Add API keys into Wordpress Step 5 — Use Shortcode on Webpage (With Zoom Meeting ID) Step 6 — Publish Page How to Install the Zoom integration Wordpress Plugin The process o
The History of the Hashtag, and how to use it effectively to brand your WordPress Website

The History of the Hashtag, and how to use it effectively to brand your WordPress Website

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It is more than just your phone’s pound key sign and it is not Twitter’s invention too. Today we discuss the history of the Hashtag, and how to use it effectively to brand your WordPress Website via Twitter, Facebook LinkedIn or Instagram. Who doesn’t know the famous hashtag? It is ever-present and has revolutionized professional media, it is used in events, reporting incidences, used in reference to movies and TV series and even used to set up meetings and hold very serious online conversations. Revolutions have used this #symbol to organize successful demos too. Build your first ever blog  20 minutes, 3 Simple Steps A hashtag is an indexing mechanism that groups a particular piece of content in the internet – or ‘tag’ it so it can be found by other users who are searching for that p
How to fix WordPress Importer Errors

How to fix WordPress Importer Errors

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Some time ago our websites team were transferring a client's website from one host to another, they were also changing their domain from one ccTLD to a top-level domain. One problem persisted and they had to try and solve it. The import tool is used to import all data from another WordPress installation to another. It is one of the simplest manual ways to import a website without having to rebuild databases and all that complicated stuff using the importer plugin or the WP All Import Well sometimes the WordPress Importer and similar plugins that are used to import XML files, CSV files, WXR files, and images fail to do so effectively, this is often due to a mix of several reasons, that give you errors such as the site just returns a 500 error, here are other WordPress error solutions....