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Error Establishing Database Connection WordPress (FIXED definitely)

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This WordPress error, establishing a database connection is normal so please do not panic. I want to guide you step by step to fixing it.

I’m going to propose a solution irrespective of your Web Hosting provider. I have seen many guides how to fix this database connection error. But most of these are specific to different hosting solutions.

We will look at salvaging this in 3 different ways:

  1. Checking to make sure we are properly connecting to the database
  2. Using the WordPress Database repair tool
  3. Contacting your host

Again don’t panic. These are very friendly tools and methods and I will make sure even my grand ma can follow these instructions and fix the problem. Continue reading

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Beautiful WordPress Themes ~ 2019 Rock Solid Designs!

WordPress is most powerful and easy to use content management system. Whatever type of website you need to create, WordPress has you covered with thousands of beautiful WordPress Themes.

Setting up a website with WordPress is painless as well as cost effective. It will only take a few minutes to set-up a solid website for your business.

However, finding a quality WordPress theme that meets your expectation perfectly is not easy. Below I’ve compiled a cool collection of beautiful WordPress themes that completely suited for almost every business niche. Each of these themes comes with customizable theme option panel that let you design a website that stand out from the rest.

So here is the list of beautiful WordPress themes with rock solid design check out these and see if anything catches your attention. Continue reading

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How to create css buttons in WordPress with no ShortCodes!

Shortcodes in WordPress are pieces of code that help you embed files or create objects that would normally require lots of complicated, ugly code in just one line.

They were introduced in WP version 2.5 and since then have become one of the most useful features.

When a shortcode is inserted in a WordPress post or page, WordPress will replace it with some other content while displaying the page/post to the reader. In other words, we instruct WordPress to find the macro and replace it with the appropriate dynamic content produced by a PHP function.

For some simple virtual elements such as buttons, Shortcodes may be a little cumbersome. And to kick the ease out of the way, editing existing Shortcode features is not always so friendly. Continue reading

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9 Must-Have Plugins for your new WordPress site!

must-have plugins for a new wordpress site

You’ve just setup a new WordPress site and you are wondering which plugins to install.

I know the feelings because I was once a newbie. But having been blogging and using WordPress for over 6 years, I can tell within the blink of an eye what you need for your new blog.

I don’t even need to know the reasons or niche you are blogging in. There are plugins you must install as early as you have your WordPress blog setup.

Why?

Let’s begin first by looking at some key reasons why you need plugins for WordPress and what plugins are. Continue reading

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3 ways to Filter out Internal Traffic from Google Analytics (and Why You Should)

Google Analytics is one boon of a tool for us internet marketers.

It helps us:

And it helps us keep track of what truly matters for every online business:

  • Customer satisfaction
  • ROI (return on investment)
  • ROT (Return on Time)

With so much reliance on it, it is crucial that the data it gives is correct! (You agree?) Continue reading

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How to Protect a (new) WordPress blog from hackers!

Protecting your new WordPress blog should be a top priority especially if your copy is self-hosted.

A common deadly mistake I see around is a hurry to start pulling traffic and publishing articles on a newly installed self hosted blog without taking some necessary security steps. That’s foundation for disaster.

This is part 6 in the series to build a money making blog. If you missed the other 5  parts, here is the front page for a list of contents.

In part 5, we saw how easy it is to install WordPress. As a matter of fact, it takes less than 3 minutes to get a copy installed.

NB: I recommend WPX Hosting,Siteground orBluehost to host your WordPress site.

WPX Hosting does daily automatic backup of your site (For free) and keeps copies for 2 months. Backup is the foundation of every safety major you are ever going to implement on your blog.

In part 7, we are looking at setting up the right theme to monetize your blog.

NB: 9 ideas to create your new business on WordPress

The copy we installed in part 5 is still virgin and vulnerable to attacks and damages. In this part, we are going to implement basic and solid security to our fresh copy. While it is not common to have a 100% secured blog, it’s going to keep you very safe from your end. Continue reading