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WordPress Migration Plugins Compared

When you have a WordPress website, it’s a good idea to have tools available that make it easy to migrate (move) your site quickly. Keeping backups (copies) of your website offsite is important in case your website runs into problems and need to restore your website to an earlier version. This blog post came about …

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Should you keep your outdated WordPress theme?

Is your WordPress site outdated? If you have an old WordPress theme, say from 2009, and its code hasn’t been updated in years, chances are your website is experiencing problems. You may even see errors in your WordPress dashboard and your site probably doesn’t work properly. Why is this happening? The most likely reason is …

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The “new” Details Block

Back in the day (a few years ago), I built a website that needed a show/reveal section for information. Below photos of individual instructors there was a Bio link that, when clicked, revealed text showing the biography of that particular instructor. It wasn’t hard to do, but it involved writing some JavaScript and enqueuing the …

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My WordPress Origin Story

I was a journalist when I started my first WordPress blog. I didn’t want to start a blog but it was a condition for freelance contributors at OpenFile Montreal. I knew about WordPress because I’d attended Montreal Girl Geek events where WordPress was mentioned. I attended my first WordCamp Montreal (WordPress conference) in 2011. That …

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