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Wordpress in General

Since this is a Wordpress blog and part of a Wordpress theme detector site, we have loads of content (and knowledge) about anything to do with Wordpress. Some of this content is already here and a lot of it will be coming out on a weekly basis. You are welcome to signup to our newsletter to stay informed.

What is a WordPress Theme?

This post should be one of the first posts you ever read about WordPress. If you have been around the WordPress atmosphere for a while, even for a short while, this post is probably not for you. What is WordPress? So, we’ll start with the basics. WordPress is the most popular CMS (content management system)…

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What is a WordPress Plugin?

Many WordPress blogs tend to write amazing posts in all levels of WordPress usage, however it just occurred to me that there are people who are just starting out and have literally no WordPress knowledge and no online background which means they have to learn every single thing from scratch. What is a WP Plugin?…

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Learn how to add Style and Script files to WordPress – Correctly!

We all know that a standard WordPress installation comes with a few Javascript scripts and CSS files that get pulled in to the head and / or footer area automatically. However what happens when we want to add our own scripts or styles? The Wrong Way I have seen this countless times. The easiest way…

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Create a WordPress Starter Theme from Scratch

In the following tutorial I will guide you through the entire process of creating a WordPress starter theme from scratch, integrating SASS and Bootstrap. It seems like most of the people that claim to be “Wordpress developers” are actually “Wordpress implementers”, meaning they take readymade WordPress themes, add some style to it, add a logo,…

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What are the Best Web Hosting Options for WordPress?

When it comes to building a website, most people lean toward using WordPress as their content management system, and it is no mystery why.  It is easy to use, flexible enough to build any type of site, and it is completely free.  If you’re going to be running a WordPress website, however, you need to…

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How to add Custom Code to WordPress

There are many reasons you might want to add some custom piece of code into your WordPress blog. One of those reasons could be some tracking code or a snipped that a third party needs you to add to your homepage in order to verify your ownership of the site. Assuming you have no knowledge of…

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Top WordPress Plugins that we use

I’ve probably seen hundreds if not thousands of posts called “top 15 WordPress plugins for…”, “20 must use WordPress plugins for…” etc. This article is merely a matter of opinion and is based on a large number of WordPress sites built by us. SEO WordPress Plugins I’ve seen too many threads on too many social…

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5 of the Best Gambling WordPress Themes

Are you looking to create a casino gaming website with ease and flexibility? If so, you may want to create your site using WordPress, the free and open-source content management system. WordPress is well known for having excellent features including a plugin architecture and online templates system. It is also well known for its diverse…

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Now Detecting Parent Themes for WordPress Sites Using Child Themes

Some of you may be scratching your head right now, saying… What?! It’s pretty simple – let’s begin with an explanation. What is a Child Theme? A Child theme is used by experienced wordpress developers while making many changes to already built wordpress themes. So, basically if you are using “The Review” theme for example,…

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Why use ScanWP?

Scan WP is a useful tool if you are a website builder or are planning on building a WordPress site. Many people see a wordpress site they really like and want to build one similar. However they don’t know anything about the site such as what WordPress theme is being used or what WordPress plugins…

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