Add Twitter Cards to Your WordPress Website and Boost Your Social Shares

If you want to make your content stand out from the crowd when it’s Tweeted then Twitter Cards are an easy way to do so. In this post you will get an overview of the different types of Twitter Cards and how you can enable them for your WordPress website in order to break free from the 140 character constraints of a Tweet to get more retweets and traffic back to your website.

Twitter player card

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How to Hide the WordPress Update Notification To All But Admins

One of the great things about WordPress as an open source project is that the core code is regularly updated with improvements and security patches.

Whenever there’s a major release available, a notification will display at the top of your admin area, letting you know your version is out-of-date and you need to update the core code.

For many people, this nag can be annoying. And if you developer websites for clients, you may want to hide it. After all, who wants to let their clients know their software is old?

In today’s Weekend WordPress Project, I’ll show you how to easily hide the update notifications.

Update notification

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Rock Your WordPress Forms With Gravity Forms Conditional Logic

Creating a contact form in WordPress can be a daunting proposition, and many forms turn out to be complicated, messy, and boring. Wouldn’t it be great if you could create a form that’s super clean, and that shows only what’s necessary for each particular user? And how cool would it be if you could wow your visitors with a dynamic effect, as different parts of the form appear, disappear, and reappear as they select various options? You can do all this with Gravity Forms conditional logic.

Conditional logic is cool.

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Set Up WordPress Like a Pro

WordPress setup is something you learn early on and then forget about until your faced with multiple installation, sprawling networks and daily testing or maintenance. In this article I’ll show you how you can install WordPress in a much more flexible fashion and way faster than the famous 5 minute install!

A worker at a construction site

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How To Protect Email Addresses On Your WordPress Site

It may be old and and it’s definitely uncool but email is still a significant communication channel and that means it still garners the attention of the spammers.

The first step in email anti-spam is not to handover the email address but often there’s a requirement, especially for organizations, to publish an email address on their WordPress site.

In this Weekend WordPress Project, we’ll look at how to make the scraping of email addresses from your site as difficult as possible.

Email encoding is quick, easy and effective

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