A Simple Guide to Adding Font Awesome Icons to Your WordPress Site

Last updated: April 9, 2018 by Chanel StoneFont Awesome is a popular set of icons that can be added to your website. Adding ‘Font Awesome’ icons create a user friendly website that is visually appealing to your target audience. ‘Font Awesome’ icons are CSS fonts (not images) so it loads faster.The icons are vectors meaning that they can be displayed at any size without becoming disfigured.They are completely customizable. You can change the color and add animation to the icons.Font

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How to Increase the File Upload Limit of WordPress

Have you tried to upload a file and received the unfortunate: “Exceeds the maximum upload size for this site” message. Many servers provide a file size limit of 2-5 MB which in most cases is not large enough for audio files to be uploaded. This article others multiple strategies to help you increase the file upload limit of your WordPress site.Notes: This tutorial may not work successfully for shared hosting. If you can not expand the upload file size the best

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5 Signs Your WordPress Site Was Hacked (And How to Avoid It)

Your WordPress site is suddenly behaving oddly. Perhaps a drop in traffic, or a changed theme, or maybe even new content. And now you can’t log in.The answer to this mystery is simple: your site has been hacked. Here’s what to look for, and what to do about it.You have a routine, as the owner of a website or blog (WordPress is suitable for either Forget Blogging: How To Power Any Website With WordPress Forget Blogging: How To Power Any

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Squarespace vs. WordPress: 7 Differences That May Surprise You

In the worlds of web hosting and site building, there are few names bigger than WordPress and Squarespace. Both are popular choices that offer a lot of functionality. So how do you decide which to use?When comparing Squarespace and WordPress, it’s important to remember that the two have somewhat different purposes. As we’ll see, Squarespace offers highly packaged solutions for hosting sites on their own servers.WordPress, on the other hand, is a content management system Everything You Need to Know

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The #1 Directory Theme for WordPress: Vantage

Many of us use a simple theme for our website and then go through the tedious process of finding plugins suitable for our sites to function correctly. If you are operating a directory site or plan to, why not choose the Vantage AppTheme.AppThemes come with a base theme and plugins that enable you to monetize your website. Each AppTheme comes with a unique appearance and  all the required features and functionality to run a specific site.In this post we will

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How to Remove Powered by WordPress from Your Web Site Footer

If you are interested in removing the “Powered by WordPress” credit from the footer of your web site, this tutorial will go through the steps on how to do that.How to remove or edit the credit link from your theme’s template filesHow to locate the CSS ID or Class for the footer credit linkHow to use Custom CSS to hide the footer credit linkWhy using Custom CSS is a preferred solutionFirst, let’s see how to edit template files. You may

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How to Fix: WordPress Site not Working on Localhost After Port Change

If you have installed WordPress on localhost (example: using XAMPP) and then later you need to change the Apache’s HTTP port number, you will find that the existing WordPress installs will stop loading. It will auto redirect to the URL with the old port number and fail to load. Trying to load the WordPress install will result in a 404 error.In this tutorial I will show you how you can easily rectify this issue so you can use the existing

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How to Get the Image URL from the WordPress Media Library

Many tools, widgets, themes, and plugins for WordPress often ask for an image URL during the configuration steps. Follow along to see how to get the Image URL so you can use it in the configuration.How to upload an image to the WordPress Media Library.How to get the image URL for the uploaded image.How to get the image URL for any image that was previously uploaded.How to get the image URLs for the thumbnail versions of the uploaded image.Resources discussed

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Add a Status Text Next to Your WordPress Post Title

In this tutorial I will show you how you can add a status text next to the post title based on a condition. There are two different ways you can handle this: Show the status text dynamically when WordPress is rendering the post title.Update the post title text in the wp_posts database table using a cronjob. For this tutorial we will show an “Expired” message before the post title if the post’s published date is older than 14 days. The same

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How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress

How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress? Adding Google Analytics to WordPress is a painless process. There are numerous ways to do it. Today, we will follow some simple steps to get it added. There is a plugin in the WordPress Plugin Repository that allows us to not only add the Google Analytics code, but load it in such a way that passes the Google PageSpeed Insights test. By default, the Google Analytic’s script has a low 2 hour cache

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