How to Get WordPress.com Features on Self-Hosted WordPress Blogs

If you recently switched from WordPress.com to your own self-hosted WordPress.org website, then you may not see all the widgets, stats, and other WordPress.com features in the new user interface. But don’t worry, there’s an easy way to get those features back. Actually, you can have even more powerful features with your self-hosted WordPress blog. …

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30 Essential WordPress Plugins You Should Install If You Haven’t Already

While WordPress offers a ton of features and flexibility, there is still a lot of functionality missing from the core software. The best way to fill in the missing pieces, of course, is to get yourself the right plugins. WordPress plugins offer all kinds of customization for site admins; however, with over 55,000 options to …

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Weekly WordPress News: Jetpack #wpdrama Over Plugin Search Results

Howdy, WordPress friends. This week, there was some controversy over the Jetpack plugin injecting itself into the in-dashboard WordPress.org plugin search results, including CTAs to upgrade to paid services (though they’re removing the paid CTAs after the attention, or because it was a mistake – you decide which). Beyond that, Wordfence and Jem Turner found …

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How to Create a Contact Page with WordPress

Your contact page could be the only thing standing between you and your next sale. Every page on your WordPress site should have one underlying goal; to convert visitors into happy-to-pay customers. If one page is failing, it can spread the rot to the rest of your website. It’s like the fly in a bottle of …

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