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What are WordPress Themes?

If you are new to WordPress then you may be wondering how the design works and what WordPress Themes are. From the WordPress website: Fundamentally, the WordPress Theme system is a way to “skin” your WordPress site. Yet, it is more than just a “skin”. Skinning your...

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Copying Divi Settings from One Site to Another

If you find you need to duplicate your site's Divi settings on to a different site there is a very easy way to do this. Navigate to your Divi settings in the Admin area. You will see a double arrow to the top right: Click on this and a modal will appear with Import...


A lot of people get confused between and They are both from the same company, Automattic and both are free but there are differences and for businesses in particular it is important to choose the right platform. So, what's the difference...

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A Brief Introduction to WordPress

WordPress software is used to power over 34% of the web. It has been around since 2003 and for a long time has the blogging software of choice. Now it is used for far more than just blogging, with the majority of sites using it as a fully blown Content Management...

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Coding Tips, PHP and Laravel

Laravel: Change Default Error Pages

If you want to replace the default Laravel error pages (e.g. 401, 419, 500) then it's pretty straightforward. All you need to do is create a new folder in the 'views' directory and call it 'errors'. Then create your new error pages and use the following naming...

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How to Check PHP Version

In order to see which PHP version your server is running you can type [PHP -v] via SSH. Alternatively you can create a new php file called info.php and add the following code: Then upload it to your web root directory and name it...

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