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Using the WordPress Page Editor to Build Web Pages Quickly and Easily

If you’ve ever built a web page from scratch with HTML and CSS, you know how time consuming it can be. Hand coding web pages can be painstaking work, and even working from a template can require a lot of customization from page to page. One of the many reasons we love WordPress is its […]

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Setting Up a Shop Page with WooCommerce

Adding eCommerce to your list of services is a great strategy for increasing your income. Not only can you charge your clients for the initial setup, but you can also charge for ongoing updates to their product offerings. By using WordPress as your web design platform, you can take advantage of the WooCommerce plugin. This […]

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Adding a Contact Form to Your WordPress Websites

Including a contact form is a staple of any professional website. Giving your visitors an easy way to contact you will provide opportunities to interact with them, and ultimately, increase your sales. If you don’t have a contact form on your sites or your client’s sites, make that a priority today. You are missing out […]

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New Zero Spam Plugin Provides Alternative to Akismet

We take WordPress security very seriously here at LearnWebDevelopment.com, and you should, too. Because WordPress is the largest web design platform in the world, it’s also a big target for spammers and hackers. There’s a new anti-spam plugin for WordPress on the market, and based on initial reports, it works unlike any other anti-spam measure […]

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Driving More Targeted Traffic to Your WordPress Websites

Traffic is the lifeblood of your web design business. Without traffic flowing to your site, you’ll always be at square one when it comes to finding new clients, and the same will be true for your clients. But just driving traffic is not enough. If you’re getting all of your traffic from one or two […]

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WordPress Customizations Made Easy

One of the things we love most about WordPress is how easy it is to customize. WordPress customizations used on your clients’ sites allow you to create a look and feel that matches their business message and vision. One of the primary methods of customizing a WordPress site is using custom CSS. Coding custom CSS […]

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Free Email Marketing with MailChimp

Many of you have asked if we could provide a tutorial on using MailChimp for your email marketing campaigns, and we have answered. MailChimp is a great free resource, especially when you’re first getting started. MailChimp’s free account allows you to send up to 12,000 emails per month, to up to 2000 subscribers. This should […]

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Make Your WordPress Blog Stand Out with Categories and Tags

Categories and Tags are two of the most overlooked, and underutilized, features of blogging with WordPress. There’s typically some confusion as to how they’re used, and how they’re different from each other, especially when new WordPress designers are first getting started. Here’s a brief overview of how categories and tags are used, as well as […]

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Making (and Keeping) Your WordPress Clients Happy

One of the key areas we focus on in our training is client interaction. This is a primary component of building a successful and profitable web design business. When it comes to client interaction, one of the most important aspects is the client review and approval process. Partnering with your clients, and soliciting their input […]

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The New Yorker is Now Powered by WordPress!

The New Yorker online magazine is the latest in a long list of large, reputable companies to utilize the WordPress platform. WordPress currently powers over 22% of all the world’s websites, and many of them are companies you know. This change was documented in a recent New York Times article, where the Times reports: The […]

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