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Introducing Gutenberg – The New Editor in WordPress

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WordPress powers millions of websites and blogs on the internet. Over the course of years, WordPress has seen many new features, interfaces and code fixes. That said, one particular thing has remained more or less constant — the WordPress editor.

However, recently, all of that was revamped and totally changed. Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor, has replaced the older TinyMCE editor. Going forward, starting from WordPress 5.0 itself, Gutenberg is the default editor in WordPress.

Well, what exactly is this Gutenberg and should WordPress users be concerned about it? How does it differ from the older WP editor? More importantly, does it have anything new to offer or is it just a bunch of subtle changes to the TinyMCE editor?

This article will clear the confusion surrounding Gutenberg and also offer some practical insight and advice related to the new WordPress editor.

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Tips and Ideas For Securing a Virtual Private Server

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A Virtual Private Server, or VPS as it is commonly called, is often considered to be the next step after shared hosting. In a shared hosting environment, you are provided with just a fraction of the server resources. With a VPS, on the other hand, you get greater access to server resources. Furthermore, with layers […]

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Great Web Hosting Deals: Black Friday – Cyber Monday 2018

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This post will be updated as new Black Friday and Cyber Monday web hosting deals are found/sent in. Happy Thanksgiving folks! Check out the following collection of Black Friday and Cyber Monday web hosting deals. If you’re in need of a web hosting plan this is the best week of the entire year to save […]

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Great Web Hosting Deals – Halloween 2018

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Halloween is coming right up! If you are looking for a new web hosting plan here are some Halloween web hosting deals worth checking out.

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cPanel and Plesk — Will Change of Ownership Affect Development?

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Recently, it was announced that cPanel has been acquired by Oakley Capital. This also happens to be same company that owns Plesk, thereby implying that two of the world’s most popular control panels are now under the same parent company. At this point, the question is: what does the future hold now that two leading […]

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WordPress Maintenance Tips: Easy Ways to Keep WordPress Running Smoothly

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WordPress is the world’s most popular Content Management System. Used by nearly a quarter of the web, WordPress powers a wide variety of websites and blogs nowadays. You can build eCommerce stores, blogs, corporate sites, portfolio projects, and a lot more with WordPress.

However, to keep your WordPress website in good health, you need to take certain steps every now and then. Over time, WP installations tend to get bloated and this can affect the performance of your website. In this article, we will be discussing some simple WordPress maintenance tips to help you keep your WP site working well.

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When Should You Opt For Windows Hosting?

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If you are just getting started with the world of web hosting, you might already have come across enough technical jargon. Such heavy terms and concepts can seem daunting for a new user. Which type of hosting plan do I need? How much space and bandwidth will I require? And so on.

One such question that often comes up is: which platform or operating system should you be using? Should you opt for a Linux hosting package or go with a Windows hosting solution?

This article will explain the differences between the two and also help you narrow down on which one you ought to be using.

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Do You Really Need to Spend Money on SSL Certificates Anymore?

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Of late, SSL certificates have risen in popularity as more and more webmasters are now using them. SSL certificates can add a level of trust for your website and also ensure your site has better and enhanced security. However, do you really need to spend a good deal of money on SSL certificates? Nowadays, there are various options that can help you install SSL certificates on your site for free.

As a result, you do not really have to spend big bucks on SSL certificates. Yet, does this mean paid SSL certificates are totally unnecessary? Again, the answer is not that straightforward. In this article, we will be discussing the same.

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Features of Web Hosts You Should Consider Avoiding

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The web hosting industry has a lot of competition. To set themselves apart from the crowd, many web hosting providers offer a custom set of features. While most of such custom features are generally very useful, there are certain special “features” that you should stay away from.

So, which offerings and customized solutions of web hosts you should try to avoid? This article will answer the question.

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Great Web Hosting Deals: Black Friday – Cyber Monday 2017

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The best week to save on web hosting is upon us. Here is a great collection of Black Friday and Cyber Monday web hosting deals. If you have been waiting out for the highest discounts available on web hosting plans wait no more because this Thanksgiving season is the best time to save! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

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