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  • Six of the Best Backup Plugins for WordPress

    Six of the Best Backup Plugins for WordPress

    Agbonghama Collins  •  October 31, 2014

    Websites get hacked every day. Our passwords are rarely as strong as we think. Sometimes we (or our clients) delete the wrong file or make a change that breaks something. How...

  • How to Display Social Share Counts in WordPress as Text

    How to Display Social Share Counts in WordPress as Text

    Agbonghama Collins  •  October 15, 2014

    In the first part of this series, I showed you how to programmatically retrieve the share count of various social media networks from their respective APIs using PHP. In this...

  • How to Get Social Share Counts in WordPress

    How to Get Social Share Counts in WordPress

    Agbonghama Collins  •  October 3, 2014

    You will be hard-pressed to find someone that doesn’t belong to a social media network these days. Virtually all social networks provide buttons that simplify the process of...

  • Maintenance Mode for WordPress – Plugin Review

    Maintenance Mode for WordPress – Plugin Review

    Agbonghama Collins  •  September 19, 2014

    When upgrading a website to a new design, carrying out bug fixes at the backend and updating the website core CMS, themes and plugins works best when the site is placed in...

  • Building a Facebook Like Box WordPress Widget

    Building a Facebook Like Box WordPress Widget

    Agbonghama Collins  •  September 12, 2014

    WordPress arguably has become the de facto content management system (CMS) in the world powering over 20 percent of websites globally. One of the platform’s most loved...

  • Review of OptinMonster: The Best Lead-Generation Plugin for WordPress

    Review of OptinMonster: The Best Lead-Generation Plugin for WordPress

    Agbonghama Collins  •  September 8, 2014

    Communication is essential to the survival and success of any business. A popular form of communication is the email – a method of exchanging digital messages from an author...

  • Building a Custom WordPress Registration Form with Flat UI

    Building a Custom WordPress Registration Form with Flat UI

    Agbonghama Collins  •  August 27, 2014

    In a previous article, we walked through building a custom login form which can be embedded in a post or page using a shortcode and in a specific theme location using template...

  • How to Move a WordPress Website from HTTP to HTTPS/SSL

    How to Move a WordPress Website from HTTP to HTTPS/SSL

    Agbonghama Collins  •  August 12, 2014

    Google recently announced that it has started using HTTPS as a ranking signal. And that has implications for your site and whether it uses an HTTP or HTTPS protocol. For now,...

  • Building a Custom WordPress Login Form with Flat UI

    Building a Custom WordPress Login Form with Flat UI

    Agbonghama Collins  •  July 3, 2014

    WordPress is the most populous and one of the best content management system in the world. It powers over 60 percent of websites in the world. By default, the Login form in...

  • How To Build a WordPress Contact Form

    How To Build a WordPress Contact Form

    Agbonghama Collins  •  June 23, 2014

    One feature common to almost every website in the world is the contact form. It can be used to collect feedback, complaints or useful information from website clients and users. A...