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Plugin Battle: Yoast vs RankMath

WordPress is one of the most popular platforms for creating websites and blogs. One of the keys to success in WordPress is to have a strong SEO strategy, which includes using a reliable SEO plugin. Two of the most popular SEO plugins are Yoast and RankMath. In this...

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Running WP-CLI commands remotely

Managing multiple WordPress sites can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to performing routine maintenance tasks like updates, plugin management, and backups. However, thanks to WP-CLI (WordPress Command Line Interface) and SSH (Secure Shell), administering remote WordPress sites has become much more efficient and streamlined. In this article, we will explore how WP-CLI and SSH can revolutionize the way you manage your WordPress sites, making your life as a web administrator much easier.

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Plugin Battle: Imagify vs SmushPro

WordPress websites are becoming increasingly popular, and it is essential to optimize them for better user experience, faster loading time, and improved SEO. One of the best ways to achieve this is by optimizing the images on your website. Image optimization can be done manually, but using a plugin can save you time and effort. Two of the most popular image optimization plugins for WordPress are Imagify and SmushPro.

In this article, we will compare Imagify and SmushPro and help you choose the best one for your website.

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Plugin Battle: LearnDash vs LifterLMS

WordPress has become a popular platform for building and managing e-learning websites. There are many Learning Management System (LMS) plugins available in the WordPress ecosystem, but two of the most popular ones are LearnDash and LifterLMS. In this article, we will compare these two plugins based on their features, pros, cons, and pricing.

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WordPress: Past, Present & Future

WordPress has become one of the most widely used content management systems on the internet, powering over 40% of all websites. It has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 2003 as a simple blogging platform.

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Don’t promote piracy in WordPress

WordPress is the most widely used CMS in the world, with over 40% of all websites using it. With such a large user base, there are bound to be those who are tempted to use nulled themes and plugins. But, as tempting as it may be to use nulled plugins and themes, it is a bad idea for a number of reasons. In this article, we’ll explain why using nulled plugins and themes is a bad idea, and why it’s much more expensive than purchasing legal versions from developers.

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Vulnerability Scans and WooCommerce

As a WooCommerce store owner, it is crucial to regularly scan your website for vulnerabilities that could be exploited by hackers. In this article, we will explain what vulnerability scans are and provide a list of providers that offer this service for WooCommerce store owners.

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Who uses WordPress anymore?

Who uses WordPress anymore? Well, according to some people, it’s only for dinosaurs and grandmas who haven’t caught up with the times. But let me tell you, those people are wrong. WordPress is still very much alive and well, and it’s used by a variety of people and organizations.

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PCI Compliance and WooCommerce: Part 3

Achieving PCI compliance for your WooCommerce store is not a one-time task. Maintaining compliance is an ongoing process that requires regular attention and updates to your store’s security measures. In this final part of our series on achieving PCI compliance for your WooCommerce store, we will cover the steps you need to take to maintain compliance over time.

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Who will replace WordPress?

As the old saying goes, all good things must come to an end. And while we all love WordPress, there's no denying that it's been around for quite some time. So, the question on everyone's mind is: who will replace WordPress? Well, to be honest, it's hard to say. But...

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CAPTCHA, Fraud Prevention, SEO & UX Impacts in WooCommerce

CAPTCHA fields have become an essential security measure for eCommerce platforms like WooCommerce to prevent checkout attacks. However, there has been a growing debate on the impact of CAPTCHA on the conversion rate and user experience. While CAPTCHA is a useful tool in preventing fraudulent transactions, it can also cause frustration among users, resulting in abandoned carts and lower conversion rates.

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PCI Compliance in WooCommerce: Part 1

If you’re running a WooCommerce store, you must ensure that your customers’ payment card data is secure. This is where PCI compliance comes into play. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of requirements designed to ensure that all companies that accept, process, store, or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment.

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What are the disadvantages of WordPress?

Alright folks, let's talk about the 🐘 in the room: WordPress. We all love it, we all use it, but let's be real - it's not perfect. In fact, there are some serious downsides to using this beloved platform. And in true WP Mechanics fashion, we're here to break it down...

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Too many WooCommerce Failed Order emails ?

If you’re a WooCommerce store owner, you may have noticed an increase in the number of failed order emails you’re receiving. While it’s normal to get some failed orders, an overwhelming amount of them could indicate a problem. In this blog post, we’ll explore what getting too many failed order emails means and how it could be a sign of a WooCommerce checkout attack.

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