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Why should you run your MainWP dashboard site on Vultr using Cloudways?

MainWP on Vultr using Cloudways

Cloudways is a solid option to use for WordPress site hosting. In this example, we are going to use it for hosting a MainWP dashboard site. You do want to use a separate server for hosting your MainWP dashboard site, so that the server or servers you are using for your client/customer sites do not…

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How you can offer introductory WordPress client training that actually helps

WordPress Client Training

In the days when I turned out more websites, I can remember that I offered WordPress client training. This came in real handy when the website was for local customers. Do you offer training on for your customer’s WordPress website? I remember doing a training at a local real estate office where I had created…

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Ready for Gutenberg? Here are four resources to help

WordPress Gutenberg

With WordPress Gutenberg getting closer to its version 5.0 release, WordPress professionals are starting to get up to speed. Not everyone is thrilled with the new editor, but it is clear that it is the future of WordPress editing. Recently, WordPress released a “call out” asking users to try the new editor by installing the…

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The easy way to get WordPress training videos into your client’s dashboard

WORDPRESS TRAINING VIDEO

Do you ever have clients to ask you the same questions about using WordPress over and over? Do you scramble to find the videos they may need and send the link? Maybe you have a custom function and you have to make your own video tutorial. Something has to give. You are spending your time…

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There are much more than 7 reasons to attend WordCamp

WordCamp

A few weeks ago I went WordCamp Fayetteville (AR). It was my second WordCamp to attend, and I hope to participate in more in the coming years. I live in Central Arkansas, and we have several good options within 6-8 hours including Dallas, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, and Memphis. Further, WordCamp US is in Nashville again…

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Three tips for writing headlines that pack a punch

writing headlines

“On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.”  David Ogilvy When discussing headlines, everyone starts with that David Ogilvy quote. It is supposed to be the ultimate social proof for why headlines…

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How to hide the Gutenberg Banner from your child sites

remove gutenberg banner

WordPress 4.9.8 release, scheduled for July 31, 2018, will include a banner inviting website owners to try the new Gutenberg editing experience. This banner shows for all users with the back end access and each user needs to dismiss it individually. Hiding this banner on multiple sites can take you some time, however, MainWP Code Snippets…

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Save the day with these four tools for the right price

WordPress Superheroes

Tools are a big help in our WordPress design businesses. If you can find the right tools to help solve the right problems, it can take a big burden off the shoulders of your business. Sometimes, you find the right tools at the right price. Today, we are going to take a look at four…

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Recognizing the need for self-care in the WordPress community

Self-Care

We think there is always another time where I can engage in better self-care. While we are in school or graduate school, we think, “when I am finished with school I will be more balanced.” When we are building our business we think, “I will take better care of myself when the business is doing…

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