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by: Hostwinds Team  /  September 1, 2017


WordPress is a fantastic, easy-to-use CMS and the most popular one for many reasons. However, if you don't keep your themes and plugins in check, it can evolve into a resource hog. Having unnecessary plugins (and themes) can also pose a security risk. So it's essential to...

by: Hostwinds Team  /  May 5, 2017


Animations in web design can significantly enhance your user's experience. Today's website animations aren't anything like the headache-inducing, bright jagged animations in the early days of the internet. Well-designed and placed animations can provide subtle but clear...


by: Hostwinds Team  /  May 4, 2017


As a real estate agent, there's a good chance you work as part of a firm and are given your tidy little spot on the company's website. That's all fine and dandy, but it's probably not doing a lot for your marketing. Most of the time, it consists of listings with your photo...


by: Hostwinds Team  /  April 28, 2017


WordPress is among the most commonly used platform for building a website. Unfortunately, it's got a bad rep for security. Sucuri's Hacked Trend Report says over ¾ of the infected sites analyzed were running on WordPress. Half the time, these sites were not being kept up to...


by: Hostwinds Team  /  April 10, 2017


Today's featured WordPress plugin is a little gem called Draw Attention, created by Tyler Digital. It lets you easily create interactive images to post on your responsive and even SEO-friendly site. It's not widely known, as there are only about 3,000 active installs at this...


by: Hostwinds Team  /  March 28, 2017


What if you want someone to be able to read your post before it's published? Maybe they want to verify a quote of theirs you're using. Maybe your client needs to see what you've written before the rest of the world sees it. Or perhaps several people need to see the post. You...


by: Hostwinds Team  /  March 15, 2017


Just like keeping backups of your WordPress site, you are managing WordPress users, and keeping people out who have no business in there is all part of running your site. This guide will show you an easy way to give WordPress temporary admin access to someone without having...


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