Nare Navasardyan

Nare Navasardyan

Nare is a writer at 10Web. Particular interests lie in technologized otherworlds, human sense-making, and cyborgs of all kinds. In her free time she enjoys being a stereotypical lady of letters and verse and petting her black cat Shami.

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How to Install a WordPress Plugin: Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

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This is a step-by-step tutorial for beginners on installing a WordPress plugin. Soon after you install WordPress, you’ll find out that for a lot of functions your website needs plugins. Wanna display your photos in neat galleries, sell directly from your site or integrate social media sites? Forget “There’s an app for that.” In the WP universe, it’s “There’s a plugin for that.” But before you can use the exact right plugin for the task, you have to install it. You can go about it a couple of ways. Here goes: 1. Install a Plugin Using WordPress Plugin Search This method only works for free plugins, the only ones that show up in the WP repository. To install a plugin using WordPress plugin search, click on the “Plugins” to the left of your WP dashboard and click “Add New:” Then search for whatever it was you were looking for in…

How to Install a WordPress Theme: Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

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This is a step-by-step tutorial for beginners on installing a WordPress theme. Themes are pretty cool: they make WordPress sites look good with little effort. Installing a theme is just like inviting a virtual designer to quickly upgrade your website’s look. With as many free and premium themes available as there currently are, it may take some time to pick the one that fits. This is what to do after you finally decide on one: 1. Install a theme using WordPress admin theme search This will work only for free themes that show up in the WP theme directory. To install a theme using WordPress plugin search, click on “Appearance” to the left of your WP dashboard and click “Add New:” The page that opens up will have various tabs for organizing themes by different criteria, such as Popular, Latest, etc. You also have the option to click “Feature Filter”…

WordPress 5.0: Getting Your Site Ready for Gutenberg

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You may have heard whispers and rumors – who are we kidding, more like gradually intensifying buzz, from WordCamp 2017 to the myriad of articles spawned – around WordPress 5.0 and its main feature, Gutenberg editor. Forewarned, as we know, is forearmed. Let’s discuss what to expect from the update and what steps to undertake to prepare your WordPress site for a smooth transition. Checking plugins’ and themes’ compatibility Since the core update promises to divide the WordPress world into a “before” and “after,” it’s crucial to make sure all of your site’s plugins and themes are compatible with it. Here’s how to go about it. Check the plugins’ “Tested up to” field on wp.org. For plugins, in contrast to themes, there’s a really easy way to check compatibility. Take a look at your plugins’ wp.org page first for an indication of up to which version the plugin has been…

25 Plugins vs One-Stop Shop: What Does Your WordPress Site Need?

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Soon after setting up your WordPress site, you’ll find out you need plugins for a lot of the things you want to have on your site, be it SEO or backups or a gallery. Initially downloading a bunch of plugins seems like the easiest and most straightforward solution but could it be that going with one-vendor services is the better way? Let’s examine WordPress history and stats to determine if there really is a shift from single plugins to more unified solutions. WP plugins: history & stats There are more than 50,000 plugins just in the WP directory right now and the number keeps growing. As the general quality of websites keeps increasing, so do the demands we place upon the extended functionality plugins can provide. For example, e-commerce and, subsequently, use of the most popular WP e-commerce plugin WooCommerce has grown tremendously in the last years. WP users integrate…

How to Make a WordPress Website in an Hour: Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

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We’ve all heard of the elaborate checklist you need to tick off and the time-consuming process you need to go through to kick off your brand new WordPress website. Well, 10Web is here to change things up! You won’t need any tech skills or a sacrifice of a whole weekend. All you need is an hour and your secure and functional website will be live. Is the clock counting down the minutes already? Then let’s get started! Getting an account First off, you need to register here. In this example, I’m gonna go with Personal to make sure I take advantage of all offered 10 components, such as hosting, builder, and themes. Personal is more than enough for getting started with WP but if you run a whole enterprise or just want to host more popular sites, go with whichever plan better suits your needs. So, after you click “Choose…

How to Restart PHP and Change PHP Version on Your WordPress Site

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This is a brief and easy guide on restarting PHP or changing the PHP version of your WordPress website.

PHP and How It’s Used in WordPress

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PHP is the open source programming language in which WordPress is written. According to W3Techs, PHP is used by over 83% of all websites using server side language over the internet. Wikipedia says PHP is “a server-side scripting language designed for web development.” Let’s break down the definition.

How to Connect Your Website to 10Web

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A quick guide to connecting your website to 10Web

How to Set Up Redirects on Your WordPress Site

5 MIN READ

Setting up redirects on your website will let you redirect any traffic your broken links get to functional webpages. Here’s a brief guide to everything redirect.

10 Reasons Why You’re Doing Content Marketing Wrong

10 MIN READ

Content marketing is about creating content that fosters interest in a company’s products/services without explicitly promoting them through educating and entertaining the potential customer. It makes sense then that in the informational age content marketing is the marketing of the now – stats show high ROI and more and more companies engage in content creation for promotional aims. It doesn’t hurt that 84% of people expect brands to provide content that entertains, tells stories, provides solutions, and creates experiences and events, while 70% of consumers prefer to learn about products through content instead of traditional ad methods. However, when it comes to something as subjective and complex as content creation, there are a lot of ways you can go wrong. Let’s go through the most common content marketing mistakes so you can avoid them when braving the challenges of such an oversaturated field. 1. Not having clear cut strategy/metrics While…

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