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WordPress line break not Working: Quick Solutions to keep text formatting intact

by Param Chahal

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With the WordPress upgrade to version 3.2, the text editor seems to remove the line breaks by itself. While typing text into the text editor, the formatting is in place and all line breaks are shown in the preview also. However, all the paragraph and line-break tags seem to disappear when the text is saved and you go and view the page. WordPress simply strips out the relevant tags whenever you add extra spacing in the text editor. The result is that the properly formatted text page you created looks totally different when you save it since all extra spacing or blank lines are removed.

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Redirect HTTP to HTTPS: A Webmaster’s Guide to Website Migration (SEO Optimized)

by Param Chahal

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Heard the buzz around SSL and HTTPS enabled websites? As an increasing number of websites are adopting HTTPS, it seems that HTTPS is the way ahead for all data transfers on the Web. Are you still contemplating on whether to make the switch from HTTP to HTTPS for your website? Have you already decided to redirect HTTP to HTTPS for your website? Are you wondering about how to go about this not-so-simple looking task of moving your website or blog to HTTPS? Not to worry, we have recently upgraded the TemplateToaster blog to HTTPS and have all the steps tried and tested. Read ahead, for a step-by-step tutorial to redirect HTTP to HTTPS.

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rel=”noreferrer noopener”: SEO issues after WordPress 4.7.4 Update?

by Param Chahal

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When you search on Google, a page opens with many sites listed. For a novice, they are just randomly placed on the page but an internet versed person, specifically an SEO geek, knows they are placed according to rank. Recently, people from this very SEO community, who are using the latest version of WordPress 4.7.4, started facing a problem. As soon as they insert target="_blank" into a hyperlink, WordPress automatically adds another mysterious code (at least for SEO guys) which is - rel="noreferrer noopener". Now the commotion is if it will disrupt the SEO point or not? Continue reading as I researched on the matter and followed various SEO and Coding communities, took views from people involved and found an actual answer to the issue!

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Hardening WordPress Security: For Beginners to Advanced

by Param Chahal

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With the growing impact of Internet on all facets of life, websites are increasingly dealing with private and sensitive customer data. A security breach can lead to your website getting hacked. It can result in a major security lapse for well-established businesses. It could potentially lead to irreparable damage to your reputation. Website developers need to understand security issues and take steps towards hardening WordPress security. As a web developer, you need to be able to assess the risks you’re facing. WordPress security is a complicated topic. In this article, we help you gain an overall better understanding of WordPress security. We also explain techniques to minimise and manage the security risks to your WordPress website. Most of these techniques are general and also, can be used for other Content Management Systems like Joomla, Magento etc.

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WordPress Functions Cheat sheet: The Quick & Handy Guide for Developers

by Param Chahal

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Most WordPress themes and plugins look for ways to create lists of posts based on multiple conditions and criteria. You often need to determine what you need on a page and pulls posts accordingly. You may also need to use other information from the requests if you wish to create optimized pages. The WordPress database stores all data for posts, pages, comments, categories, tags, custom fields, users, site URLs etc. If we need more information on these then we need a way to extract this from the database. Writing direct SQL queries is not easy and not recommended. In this cheat sheet, we primarily look at the WordPress functions that provide an easy and reliable way to work with the database.

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Top 6 Essential Graphic Design Software for Beginners

by Param Chahal

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Gone are the days when people use to just read online. Nowadays more than the words, the site has to look interesting with eye-catching visuals and interesting content, then only does the user stay on the website and use it, especially when it comes to ecommerce sites. The graphics play a major role in the outlook of your website. As a graphic designer, this is your work. And to be able to make such intriguing visuals you will require some graphic design software that will help you improvise the images, models and text that is to be shown on the website. Being new to graphic design, check out these 6 Essential software for graphic designers (both paid and free) that give a professional look to your website.

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Dreamweaver Alternative: Microsoft Visual Studio Code – Free and Open Source for Windows, Linux and Mac

by Param Chahal

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Dreamweaver, launched around two decades back, was one of the big Adobe releases till date. Packed with a heap of functionality and smart features, it took the web designing industry by storm. Only price users had (still have, though) to pay for this all-in-one package is its hefty subscription fee. With time, however, a lot of open-source Dreamweaver alternative tools came up which gave the paid ones a run for their money (literally speaking), but were soon overhauled for some reason or the other.

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