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10 reasons your page won’t rank – even though it’s optimized

If your perfectly optimized post isn’t ranking, what could be the matter? Is the problem that your site is not on Google at all, or is something else going wrong? What is keeping your content from reaching that coveted #1 position? In this post, we’ll discuss ten possible reasons why your page is not ranking, …

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10 reasons your page won’t rank – even though it’s optimized


User roles in WordPress

7 November 2019 | Dijana Muzhdeka

Not all user roles in WordPress are created equal. Each role comes with different permissions and capabilities. As a site owner, you can assign roles and determine what your users are allowed to do on your site. The tasks users can do range from writing posts to updating the WordPress core. In this article, you …

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User roles in WordPress

How to use WordPress? The 12 most common questions

26 September 2019 | Joost de Valk

WordPress is huge. According to the latest stats, WordPress powers almost 35% of the web — and keeps on growing. With many sites staying true to the CMS and many new sites bursting onto the scene, there are a lot of new users taking their first steps into the wonderful world of WordPress. People from …

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How to use WordPress? The 12 most common questions

Moving your website to HTTPS / SSL: tips and tricks

12 July 2017 | 26 Comments | Jimmy Comack

In 2014, we decided to switch over to the (now) commonly-used HTTPS protocol to encrypt sensitive data that’s being sent across our website. This post describes some useful tips based on our own experiences that might come in handy if you’re considering switching. Addendum March 2021 Moving your WordPress site to support HTTPS connections with …

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Moving your website to HTTPS / SSL: tips and tricks

Regular security audits: taking our responsibility

4 August 2014 | 24 Comments | Joost de Valk

Today, we’re announcing that we have partnered with Sucuri, in the interest of pro-actively securing our plugins. As our plugins run on more and more sites, we have a responsibility towards our users and the web at large to make sure that we do our utmost to make sure our code doesn’t make them vulnerable.* We’ve …

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Regular security audits: taking our responsibility