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How can I upgrade WordPress?

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This article will cover a few different ways to upgrade your WordPress website. Please note that upgrading WordPress is considered developmental and any issues that may occurs as result, KnownHost can not be held responsible for. To check and see what version of WordPress you have installed, check out our How can I check what versions […]

Installing WordPress plugins often means searching for the best plugins to achieve your goals. However, “best” means different things to different people. Are you looking for plugins with the most features? Want the fastest loading times? Trying to get by without spending anything? You can add functionality, improve performance, make a site easier to manage […]

There are three ways of installing WordPress plugins, two from within the WordPress Admin pages and one using file transfer such as FTP, SFTP or SCP. None of these are particularly more difficult than the other, but nevertheless, we’ll cover how to install WordPress plugins step by step using each of the methods listed. Method #A […]

There are hundreds of WordPress security plugins to choose from, with some trying to do one thing only and others trying to do it all. Given the fact that security plugins will often make fundamental changes to folder locations, database prefixes, user ID’s and enumeration obfuscate file locations and restrict login access, it’s always prudent […]

WordPress Plugins Explained

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Ever wondered, “What is a WordPress plugin?”, “How does a WordPress plugin work?”, “What does it do?” or “Why does WordPress use plugins?”? If so, then read on to learn more about WordPress plugins. What is a WordPress Plugin? In its simplest form, a WordPress plugin is a PHP script that enables your WordPress-based site […]

How To Change WordPress Upload Limit

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If you’d like to change the maximum upload file size limit for WordPress, check out the below step-by-step guide that reveals how to check the current limit, what three configuration settings can limit max uploads, and what you can do to increase the WordPress upload limit. Note:¬†Some hosting companies restrict memory, file upload size, and […]

How to Change WordPress Theme

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Although changing a theme in WordPress isn’t incredibly difficult, there are a few risks associated with doing so which must be addressed before making any changes. Before Changing Themes Note performance metrics – you’ll want to compare page loading times and bounce rates on the old theme vs the new one, so make note of […]