File modification and security in WordPress

June 6, 2017 - Categories: Security, WordPress tutorials

Written by: MagicPress

On MagicPress we value security more than anything. We have taken a series of measures to ensure that WordPress installations hosted on our platform are as secure as they can be. One way to keep WordPress installations secure is to prevent file modification within the WordPress Dashboard. Enhancement of security by disallowing file modification In […]

How to debug a WordPress theme

March 22, 2017 - Categories: WordPress tutorials

Written by: MagicPress

In WordPress theme development, or when editing an existing theme, it is often handy to know which template is used to display the current page. It is very easy to display the template within the page, by adding a small piece of code in your theme’s functions.php file. In this example, we will edit the […]

Mass WordPress updates

March 7, 2017 - Categories: Features, Tech

Written by: MagicPress

WordPress 4.7.3 was released yesterday. It’s a security release and everyone is encouraged to update immediately. But security updates are frequent and I despise repetitive tasks. Who has the time to deal with them for every single site? As a co-founder of MagicPress, I host my WordPress websites on our platform to make my life […]

How to create an image slider for your WordPress site

February 23, 2017 - Categories: WordPress tutorials

Written by: MagicPress

Smart Slider 3 is one of the most popular WordPress slider plugins. It is powerful, feature-rich and very easy to use. The plugin allows you to create a slider for your posts and pages only with a few clicks, while providing the capability to fully customize every element in a slide. 1. Install and activate […]

5 tips to keep your WordPress site going

February 21, 2017 - Categories: WordPress 101

Written by: MagicPress

So your website is up and running, it looks cool, it’s fast and you have received positive feedback from its visitors. Now what? Website administration is an ongoing process and requires dedication. Here are 5 tips that will help you run your website smoothly over time. 1. Create and moderate content Content is king. I know that this might […]