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Will Morris

Will Morris is a staff writer at WordCandy. When he's not writing about WordPress, he likes to gig his stand-up comedy routine on the local circuit. A Social Media Feed Plugin You Need to Have

A successful social media strategy is non-negotiable for nearly all site owners. However, to achieve that, you’ll need to work with a stellar tool or two. In this post, we’ll look at what you need in a good social media plugin, then introduce!

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WordPatch Review: Streamlining the WordPress Update Process

Updating your WordPress website is essential if you want to keep it running smoothly. As you may know, however, updates can roll back custom changes that you or your developer have made to your site. This results in wasted time, and the need to re-do important work.

WordPatch is a plugin designed to deal with this problem. It can automatically re-apply your custom modifications each time part of your site is updated, so no one has to go in and do so manually. Let’s take a close look at what WordPatch offers and how it works, and see if it’s worth picking up!

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How to Monetize Your WordPress Videos (Using the WP Video Monetize Plugin)

Earning from your content is crucial for success, and videos are an easy content type to monetize. As such, finding a solution that is not only easy to use, but suits your workflow will add to your coffers.

In this post, we’ll discuss the earning potential of videos, and talk about how the WP Video Monetize plugin can be the solution you’ve been looking for!

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Introducing the Creatus WordPress Theme

Web design has many working parts, but your layout essentially links them all together. This means choosing the right theme is a key decision. This post will look at Creatus – a top-notch multipurpose solution that could quickly become your go-to WordPress theme! We’ll also touch on its suitability across niches, and break down its feature set!

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Kinsta vs. WP Engine: Finding the Best Managed WordPress Hosting Provider

There are several hosting providers that offer managed hosting, but it could be tough to tell which is best based on their own marketing. Regardless of your WordPress experience, choosing managed hosting can be a minefield.

With this in mind, we’re going to take a look at two giants of managed WordPress hosting and compare Kinsta vs. WP Engine. We’ll pit the two against each other, comparing their pros and cons, in order to help you choose the option that works best.

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How to Supercharge Your Analytics Using AFS Analytics

Analytics have gone from being a niche tool to a practically essential aspect of optimizing your website. Google Analytics is often touted as a frontrunner in the field, but it’s not always the best solution for your needs. AFS Analytics is an all-in-one analytics solution that lets you analyze audience metrics and visitor behavior, browse real-time reporting, and customize your dashboard using drag-and-drop widgets.

This post will initially look briefly at the AFS Analytics plugin, along with its pricing. Then we’ll tackle a number of the plugin’s key elements, by looking at them one by one. By the end of the piece, you’ll have plenty of insight into how an alternative to Google Analytics could be for you!

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How to Create an E-Commerce Site With WordPress

E-commerce is big business, as is WordPress – in fact, many storefronts are now powered by the platform. While you have your website platform no doubt sorted out, you’ll still need to purchase your domain name and web hosting, then get down to developing your e-commerce website. For this you’ll need a dependable and fully-featured WordPress e-commerce theme.

In this post, we’ll look at why WordPress is a near-perfect platform for e-commerce hosting, then walk you through how to create an e-commerce site!

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How to Create a Stellar Photography Website Using the Genesis Framework (In 4 Steps)

The way you showcase your photography can make or break your career. With that in mind, you’ll first need to find a quality theme – and we recommend the Genesis Framework. In this article, we’ll walk you through four steps for creating a quality photography website using the Genesis Framework. We’ll also discuss choosing a suitable child theme, to help get you up and running quickly.

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