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Genesis – Move the menus to the header so that they share the background image

Genesis Navigation Menus into the Header

First week of April, Theming WP replaced the WPReviewLab blog. Apart from the name, the biggest change was dropping about half of the theme reviews. All non-responsive themes have been removed. The theme deployed on Theming WP is based on the Genesis Sample theme, the free Genesis child theme that comes with the Genesis Framework. The widgets areas on the front ...  [Read More]

Mobile plugins for WordPress compared

Mobile plugins for WordPress compared

As you probably know, Google has changed its search algorithm again. This time to benefit mobile searchers. Since April 21, mobile users of Google search are presented results not only relevant to their query, but also leading to sites offering a positive user experience on mobile devices. Almost half of the search queries are executed from phones and tables, so ...  [Read More]

Goodbye FeedBurner, Hello MailChimp

Moving from Feedburner to MailChimp

Back in 2012, when I started this blog, FeedBurner was the e-mail service to go for bloggers offering visitors the ability to subscribe through RSS. As most of you, I really do not know what Google's intentions are with FeedBurner. Does Google know? There is a lot of rumor that they are going to shut down FeedBurner. As far as I know, Google has never confirmed ...  [Read More]

Install WordPress on your Windows PC in four easy steps

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The best approach to learning is playing. This is also true for WordPress. Even when you have mastered WordPress and your blog is up and running steadily, it is good to have a local WordPress installation for testing new versions of WordPress, themes and plugins. Or develop new websites. Your own, or your clients'. A prerequisite for a local install of WordPress is a ...  [Read More]

Install a XAMPP web server on your Windows PC in five easy steps

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Okay! So, you want to install a Apache web server on your Windows PC. Good for you! A local web server allows you to play around with WordPress, themes and plugins without the world following every step you take. And no matter how experienced you are with WordPress, you will always need a place to experiment. Besides that, a local web server it is also a great ...  [Read More]