Tag: Wordpress



Install WordPress from cPanel

Steps to install WordPress from cPanel Download the WordPress package from here. And unzip the downloaded file to a folder on your local computer. Upload WordPress via File Manager Login to cPanel, and select File Manager under file. Select Web Root and Show Hidden Files, then click Go. Click to open the folder to which you’d like to upload files . Upload from the top toolbar and Browse  the file on your computer that you want to upload. Once the file has been selected, it will automatically upload. Create database and user in cPanel In cPanel, select MySQL Database Wizard icon. For creating database, provide a database name. For creating database users, provide database user name and password. After user creation, Add User to the Database, click the All Privileges checkbox and go for next step. Configure wp-config.php In cPanel, go to File Manager icon. In the pop-up box, select Web Root.  From the left navigation menu in File Manager, click public_html to expand the folder and select  wp-config-sample.php file. Then rename  wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php. Now right click on wp-config.php and go to code edit option. /** MySQL Database Name*/ define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘database_name_here’); /** MySQL Database Username */ define(‘DB_USER’, ‘username_here’); /** MySQL Database Password */ define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘password_here’); Here, you have to  provide the database name (Name of database you created) , database username ( Username of database you created) and Database Password( Password of Database you created). After made changes, go to save changes button. Installation In order to run the installation script, open a new browser and choose URL. This URL is depending on where you installed the script. http://yourdomain.com/wp-admin/install.php Here, provide the details such as Site Name, Username, Password and Email Addresss for installation process. After the details are provided, go to Install Now option.



How to start a Self Hosted Blog

For starting a self hosted blog, you have to buy your own domain name and hosting service.  One of the main advantage going for self hosted blog is about getting more freedom over your website. Here you can add whatever theme you want and customize your site to your own specification. Steps to start a self hosted blog Set up a hosting option: Select a good and reliable web hosting provider (e.g. GoDaddy). A web host is where your website “lives”. Choose a domain name: You can get domain name through your hosting company. Install WordPress: Once you have your domain and hosting, you’ll need to install WordPress. You can download it from WordPress.org. Get a theme: Bunch of beautiful themes are available in WordPress, most of them are free. Select a theme. Start blogging: Once logged in, click Posts on the left-hand side, and then select Add New. Now you can create a title and content for your blog.



Make your Custom forms in WordPress Based website

Building WordPress forms just got much easier with Quform wordpress builder plugin. Quform WordPress Form Builder is an advanced WordPress plugin. It allows you to build multiple professional forms with total control. So with use of Quforms you can get control of all forms in your website in one panel. The Quform wordpress builder plugin is easy to install and work with. Features of Quform WordPress Builder You can create a form without knowing any HTML or PHP code. Here we can easily drag elements to different positions, change colors. 6 optional filters to strip unwanted submitted data. Allows you to send submitted form data via email. Export submitted form data to Excel / OpenOffice. Provides lots of help and support. 9 optional validators to require specific data from the user.



Best WordPress Themes of 2016

Creating and managing your website with WordPress is simple. Best WordPress themes decide the look and navigation of the site. WordPress provide huge number of themes and offers lots of customization options of themes. Users can download the themes according to their requirement. WordPress offers both free and premium themes. Some of the best WordPress themes includes Avada, Enfold, BeTheme, Jupiter, Bridge and Newspaper. Avada Avada design can be used for any type of website; business, corporate, portfolio, blog, products, etc. Avada theme allows you to easily create unique looking sites. This sites are coded very well. Here different demo pages  are available with a one-click installation. Enfold Enfold is one of the important WordPress Theme on Themeforest. Enfold  offers demo content for various user cases. You can simply choose the layout that you want and it will be filled with the demo content. So that you can  easily replace the demo content with your own. Here, Users can also get support by accessing the support forums on developers website as well as at Themeforest.  



Install WordPress on your Local Computer

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system. In order to install WordPress on your Computer, we need to install WAMP to setup your own local server environment. Insted of WAMP you can also use XAMPP. Install WAMP Download and install latest WAMP from WAMP Server Website. WampServer comes with phpMyAdmin. Select  phpMyAdmin from WAMP Server icon. Go to databases to  create a new database for WordPress. Provide a name for your database and click on Create button. Install WordPress Download and extract WordPress from WordPress.org. Go to C:wampwww and create a folder and name it as Mysite then paste all the files and folders under wordpress folder there. Start WAMP and start all the services by left clicking on it in the task bar. Open http://localhost/ and click on phpMyAdmin and create a database for your WordPress. Open http://localhost/Mysite and click on create a configuration file. Provide your database information such as Database name, Username, Password, database host and Database prefix. Click on Submit. On next screen click on Run setup. Here you enter the details such as site title, username, password and email. Finally press the Install WordPress button.  Once done, you will see a success message after the installation.



Advantages of WordPress over HTML

 Wordpress is more Customizable than HTML One of the main advantage of WordPress is Customization is easy compared to HTML. Someone without technical coding knowledge is not able to update a HTML layout themselves.But in case of WordPress, We can be able to update layout  without writing a single line of code. Ease of Use Compared to HTML, WordPress is more flexible. WordPress is the simplest CMS (Content Management System) . WordPress is simple to install and navigate around. Learning WordPress is also very easy because tutorials are available online for free.  Wordpress offer more Plugins  than HTML The main Advantages of WordPress is the availability of New plugins . Plugins can be used to add social media marketing, SEO tools, display images, improve security, add forms, embed videos, lock out spammers and more. We can do all of these things using HTML, but we have to write the code for that. More SEO Friendly WordPress is a blogging platform, where the websites code is very clean and simple. This makes easy for search engines to read and index the site’s content. Installing SEO plugins on WordPress is easy, which increase SEO Rankings. Full control and Ownership In WordPress, You get full control of your website and you can make any changes you want.



Advantages of WordPress over Blogger

Free and Easy to use Blogger is a blogging service, which is provided by Google. It is free, reliable most of the time.But it is not owned by you. Google runs this service and has the right to shut it down, or shutdown your access to it at any time. In case of WordPress, you use a WordPress hosting provider to host your own site. It is  owned by you. So you have the rights to decide how long you want to run it and when you want to shut it down. Availability of Templates In WordPress, there are thousands of free and premium WordPress themes which allow you to create fabulous websites. These themes are easy to use and customize. In Blogger, it has only limited set of templates to use. Here you can’t create your own layouts or can’t make modifications. Search Engine Optimization Blogger is developed by Google, It has less Search Engine Optimization compared to WordPress. Blogs powered by WordPress are optimized for Google, Yahoo! and Bing. In particular, WordPress entries include a variety of meta tags that search engines use to determine how to index your pages. So your WordPress blog will get high Search Engine Ranking compared to Blogger. Communication and Support Blogger has less support than WordPress. They have a very basic documentation and a user’s forum. WordPress has active communication and support. There is online documentation, community forums, and IRC chatrooms where you can get help from experienced WordPress users and developers.



Advantages of WordPress over Tumblr

Compared to WordPress, Tumblr is much simple version of Blogging and website design. But the advantage of WordPress over Tumblr is it has more customization option and plugins. Advantages of WordPress over Tumblr WordPress offers more Customization and Plugins WordPress is  customizable whereas Tumblr offers limited customization option. WordPress provides huge number of plugins. And Tumblr contains no plugin to increase features or functionality. Provides more Support WordPress offers more support. WordPress is an Open Source community which has a huge developer recourse to use. Tumblr is free but it is owned by Yahoo which means that is lacks the huge developer community support. More Flexible than Tumblr WordPress is very flexible. With thousands of plugins and widgets available in the WordPress.org to extend the functionality of the websites. On Tumblr, one can share text, photos, quotes, links, audio, videos and more. WordPress is much better than Tumblr. Customers can fully control their blog’s appearances, frameworks, and content on WordPress.



How to optimize WordPress website

Use light weight theme Important Factor for optimizing WordPress site is its Theme. A website which loads slow and performs slow leads to a poor user experience. If your website takes too much time to load then your visitors may not visit your website again. Some fastest loading themes includes WordPress twenty sixteen, Themeforest  Avada and Enfold. WordPress twenty sixteen Twenty Sixteen is one of the fastest loading theme. Horizontal header area in Twenty Sixteen looks perfectly for both blogs and websites. It features free custom color schemes, a harmonious post grid that will make your homepage look sharp on any device. Themeforest Avada   Avada’s theme allows you to easily create unique looking sites. This design can be used for any type of website; business, corporate, portfolio, blog, products, etc. Avada provides advanced header options like no other theme can. Also it offers  numerous page layouts and options to fit every situation, making it easy to complete your design vision. Enfold Enfold Theme comes with a template builder that allows you to build any number of stunning layouts. It is fast to setup. Within a few seconds you can set up beautiful full screen or inline slideshows using Enfold. This wordpress theme has clean, flexible and retina responsive design which makes it different from other themes, moreover you can use enfold for many purposes like online shopping websites, business websites, portfolio websites or gym etc. Enable Gzip compression Gzip compression in wordpress reduces upto 80% size of your website(HTML files, JavaScripts, CSS stylesheets and XML files).  The best way to enable compression using mod_gzip or mod_deflate in WordPress .htaccess file. By adding a simple code in WordPress .htaccess file can enable Gzip compression . Gzip compression method is different for Apache or Nginx servers. So we need to find out which server you are using. Gzip compression is used on Apache and Nginx servers, while DEFLATE is…

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Resolve JQuery Conflict in WordPress

WordPress WordPress began as a blogging framework, however it is used as full content management system. WordPress is developed on  HTML5, PHP,MySQL,Jquery , CSS . WordPress repository now contains wide variety of plugins  and themes. WordPress Themes are ready-made layouts created for WordPress. Theses themes allow users to change the look and functionality of a WordPress website and they can be installed without altering the content of the site.WordPress themes are mainly classified into  free themes and premium themes. Free themes are listed in the WordPress theme directory and premium themes can be purchased from marketplaces and individual WordPress developers.  Some fastest loading themes includes Wordpress twenty sixteen, Themeforest Avada and Enfold. WordPress Plugins extending  the functionality of your wordpress site. Some of commonly used plugins include Contact Form 7, TinyMCE Advanced, NextGEN Gallery and Advanced Custom Fields. JQuery in WordPress Including JQuery in WordPress theme Add the following to the theme’s functions.php file: if (!is_admin()) add_action(“wp_enqueue_scripts”, “my_jquery_enqueue”, 11); function my_jquery_enqueue() { wp_deregister_script(‘jquery’); wp_register_script(‘jquery’, “http” . ($_SERVER[‘SERVER_PORT’] == 443 ? “s” : “”) . “://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.7.1/jquery.min.js”, false, null); wp_enqueue_script(‘jquery’); } JQuery Issues in WordPress Jquery is a widely used powerful javascript framework. When you are using the jquery in wordpress that time you need to keep in mind some issues. WordPress itself uses the jquery in their framework. But when we try to add  different versions of jquery and their plugins, this leads to some issues or conflict with wordpress core. How to resolve JQuery Conflict in WordPress WordPress itself uses the jquery in their framework. So you dont need to add the jquery script again in to wordpress. For removing the conflicts when you are using the jquery functions, just use the following no conflict code. <script type=”text/javascript”>// <![CDATA[ $.noConflict(); jQuery(document).ready(function($) { // Code that uses jQuery’s $ can follow here. }); // Code that uses other library’s $ can follow here. // ]]></script> if you are familiar…

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