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How to add custom CSS code without a child theme (WordPress)

Adding custom CSS code to your WordPress website needn’t be a hassle. Contrary to the advice you might be reading online, you can even do it quickly and easily without creating a child theme. Yes, that’s right. Add CSS code (styles) to WordPress – no child theme required. This is an easy (and completely professional) solution for beginners. With this solution there is zero chance of the code being overwritten with a WordPress or theme update. Continue reading “How to add custom CSS code without a child theme (WordPress)”

WordPress: Essential Guide by Zaposphere

WordPress The Essential Guide by Zaposphere OUT NOW!

It’s finally here! My NEW fully comprehensive guide to WordPress. WordPress: The Essential Guide by Zaposphere is an ebook that explains every aspect of the WordPress administration area and much, much more. From post categories to widgets, from themes to plugins, you’ll learn how to create a child theme, how to add a contact form, the basics of HTML as well as WordPress SEO techniques that will GIVE YOU THE EDGE against the competition. Continue reading “WordPress The Essential Guide by Zaposphere OUT NOW!”

Create custom navigational menus in WordPress

How to create and insert a custom menu in WordPress

In this post we’ll take you step by step through the process of creating and inserting a custom menu in WordPress. Add a secondary navigation menu into your header area, footer area or directly inside your page content or blog post.

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How to create a child theme in WordPress - a step-by-step guide

How to create a child theme in WordPress – Step by step guide

You want to modify your WordPress website’s theme but don’t want the hassle of losing your customizations everytime you update it? The answer to your problem is a child theme! In this blog post I’ll guide you through, step-by-step, how to create a child theme in WordPress from scratch. Let’s do this! Continue reading “How to create a child theme in WordPress – Step by step guide”

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Stop spam comments in WordPress today – say goodbye in minutes!

In this post we’ll show you a variety of ways to control and reduce the amount of spam comments you receive on your WordPress blog. Some tips are useful for all blog platforms but this post focuses on creating your very own WordPress Spamwall. Stop spam comments today. Follow our seven tip guide and you can wave goodbye to spam in minutes. Continue reading “Stop spam comments in WordPress today – say goodbye in minutes!”

HTML icons unicode characters

HTML icons reference – Unicode character list & CSS3 buttons

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to create some amazing HTML icons – they’re not images, but unicode font characters. Anybody can insert them into their website – they’re free and require no scripts or fancy coding knowledge. All you need to do is copy and paste their unique identifying code and style them as you would any other word on your website. Continue reading “HTML icons reference – Unicode character list & CSS3 buttons”

Schedule Automated WordPress Backups for Free

How to schedule WordPress backups for free!

Good things in life aren’t always free, however we’ve found a free way to automate and schedule WordPress backups using a simple but effective plugin. Backup your entire WP site – files and SQL database, for the complete safety net solution.

The plugin we’re going to recommend requires you to have a Dropbox account – but that’s freely available as well. Sound too good to be true? Probably – read on to find out more… Continue reading “How to schedule WordPress backups for free!”

Best SEO practices according to Google

Best SEO practices according to Google

This post has gathered together some best SEO practices straight from Google (or the horse’s mouth, as it were). With a search engine whose secret formula is changing with increasing regularity, it seems prudent to have an SEO strategy with long-term planning. Continue reading “Best SEO practices according to Google”

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Responsive HTML table design in WordPress

The team were recently asked how we make our tables responsive in WordPress. That is an excellent question… so here’s some advice. Responsive HTML table designs can be challenging but with solid foundations your structure will be sound. Keep reading for the advanced tips.

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Zaposphere HTML Tables for WordPress

Creating beautiful tables for your WordPress website

“How do I create beautiful looking tables for my WordPress website?” is a question often asked but rarely solved. We’ve found than many website owners just want a simple way of displaying their data – beautifully. Continue reading “Creating beautiful tables for your WordPress website”