How to Fully Manage Widgetized Magazine WordPress Themes

You had gone through a lot of free WordPress magazine themes on the repository before you successfully fell in love with and chose the right one for your news site. You must have picked the one with full widget driven homepage layout, which most of them have, for you to add different sections freely. Now, you want to improve user experience; for instance you want […]

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How to Remove the Sidebar in WordPress

The WordPress sidebar is a widget slot usually located on your theme’s left, right, or bottom. But sometimes, you need to remove the sidebar to have a WP panel without widgets. Modern WP themes usually have special options in their settings to remove the sidebar. This guide – which teaches you how to remove sidebars from your WordPress website – might be helpful if your […]

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Updating Failed: The Response Is Not a Valid JSON Response

You create some posts on your websites, and the output is not updated correctly, resulting in the error message “Update failed”. Error message: The response is not a valid JSON response.” This is one of the most common and frustrating errors WordPress users and developers face on their websites. In 2018, WordPress revamped its classic editor and replaced it with its new counterpart Gutenberg (Block). […]

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Where are WordPress pages stored?

A common and reasonable question: Where are WordPress pages stored? A lot of beginners in website building might be asking that question, and there are a lot of ways to answer it. In this article, you will be guided on where you can find WordPress page storage, and what are the different ways to use it. Easier way to find WordPress Pages There are two […]

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How To Eliminate Render-Blocking Resources In WordPress

More often than not, when we audit the performance of our website, we get suggestions to Eliminate render-blocking resources.  What Is Render-Blocking JavaScript and CSS? When we load our website into a browser, it sends out calls to each and every script in a queue. Usually, that queue needs to be empty before the website is visible in the browser. There are two types of […]

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“An automated WordPress update has failed to complete”: Quick & Easy Fix

“An automated WordPress update has failed to complete”. If this message won’t go away from your dashboard after updating your WordPress, themes, and plugins, you’ll think that there’s something horribly wrong with your site and that you need to fix it right away. Rest assured, this is not actually a serious problem. The only potential downside is that a failed update may get your site […]

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How to Combine External Javascript in WordPress

Combining external javascript is one of the solutions for slow loading WordPress sites. This easy tutorial will show you how and should help your web pages load more quickly. The need to combine external Javascript files Some of the plugins/themes added into your site come with a bunch of javascript files. Javascript adds interactive behavior and functionality to your web pages. When you request a […]

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Opting out of the block-based widgets editor

WordPress 5.8 is here. Widgets editor is now block-based widgets editor by default. This is huge improvement release and this gives users new ways to customize their sites using the rich library of core and third party blocks. Existing widgets and third party widgets will continue to work and can be used alongside blocks. In most cases, users might need to restore the classic widget […]

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Guide: New Gutenberg block-based widgets screen (and how to revert it)

With the New Widget Settings Screen in WordPress 5.8, you can now add any type of available blocks in any of the widgetized areas in your website. You can choose from the following block categories: Text Media Widgets Design Theme Embeds The new widget settings screen will show all of your available widgetized areas. The number of widgetized areas, as you know, depends on your […]

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