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How to Change Website Link Color in WordPress using CSS

How to Change Website Link Color in WordPress using CSS

Tips, Plugins, Themes
Your website link colors are always defined by the theme you have installed. Some WordPress Themes will give you settings to change the link colors to your choice; some will not and will use a default site wide CSS setting to define the color. Some of the ways you can change up your site’s look using CSS include: Changing the font color: here you can choose one of the hundreds of Google Fonts available, or go with something simple. Edit text font size and color: This is especially important for defining custom headers, which can really make your site pop. Add a background image: you can always  style your site’s background using CSS without limits. You can change the color of hyperlinks in your WordPress website? NOTE: Your links should be styled and defined in a way th
How to fix the “Failed to Load Resource” error in WordPress

How to fix the “Failed to Load Resource” error in WordPress

Plugins, Security
A research for this error shows that many WordPress users have encountered the “Failed To Load Resource” issue in several different ways. Below are few examples of the error: Failed to load resource net::ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 404 (Not Found) Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 500 (Internal Server Error) Failed to load resource: net::err_name_not_resolved The error may present in the following ways: -Browser developer console, -WordPress admin dashboard, -WordPress plugin permissions issue in the /wp-content/plugins folder (WRONG FILE PERMISSIONS.) - While performing tasks such as uploading media files. As you know, the WordPress system, plugins, and themes run on P
5 differences between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

5 differences between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

Plugins, Tips
First time WordPress or beginners often confuse between the two WordPress platform and thus end up choosing the wrong platform. A quick search will yield a raft of queries on which is better between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org. WordPress.com vs WordPress.org On a quick note, the major difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org is the hosting of your website, store or blog. WordPress.org or “the real WordPress” offers you the freedom to host your own blog, store or website. Here you’ll find the free WordPress software that you can download and install on your own web server. Read how to have the Fastest 5-Minute manual WordPress Installation WordPress.com, on the other hand, comes in two flavors namely Option 1: Fully hosted with WordPress.com takes care of web hosting
How to Install, activate and connect the Jetpack plugin

How to Install, activate and connect the Jetpack plugin

Plugins
Jetpack is one of the most a popular WordPress plugins created by Automattic, the developers behind WordPress.com. The plugin comes with some of the most powerful features available on WordPress.com to self-hosted WordPress sites, and thereby contributing greatly to the improvement of WordPress powered blogs and websites. Installing the Jetpack plugin This document will help you install & connect Jetpack. If you are a developer, see also staging sites and development mode. Requirements A WordPress.com account (sign up) The latest version of WordPress Your site must be publicly available (no authentication required, maintenance mode off) XML-RPC enabled and publicly accessible Automatic Installation You can start by purchasing a Jetpack plan for a site that does
How to add, modify and delete WordPress Widgets

How to add, modify and delete WordPress Widgets

Plugins, Tips
WordPress Widgets add content and features to your Sidebars. Examples are the default widgets that come with WordPress; for Categories, Tag cloud, Search, etc. Plugins will often add their own widgets. Widgets were originally designed to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress Theme to the user, which is now available on properly “widgetized” WordPress Themes to include the header, footer, and elsewhere in the WordPress design and structure. Widgets require no code experience or expertise. They can be added, removed, and rearranged on the Theme Customizer or Appearance > Widgets in the WordPress Administration Screens. Some WordPress Widgets offer customization and options such as forms to fill out, includes or excludes of data
Start your first WordPress blog in 20 minutes, 3 Simple Steps

Start your first WordPress blog in 20 minutes, 3 Simple Steps

Tips, Themes
Now that we have defined what a blog is, its history and its difference with a website, lets jump right in and set up a Wordpress blog in 20 minutes. We shall use 4 main simple steps and the good news, you don't need to be a geek or a nerd to build your own cool Wordpress blog, actually its no different from building a website from scratch. Here is our very important guide; 1. Choose a blogging platform 2. Choose a domain name for example "www.example.website" 3. Choose a web host for your Wordpress blog 4. Build the blog on your own domain Step 1 – Choose a blogging platform Deciding a blogging platform is a very foundamental decision, more or less like selecting the type of fabric for your favourite prom dress/suit. Remember our first Wordpress blog about the histo