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Recovering from the Yoast Attachment URL Bug

Yoast attachment url bug

The following documents my journey while trying to fix the Yoast attachment URL bug. The issue is described, along with a formal apology, in this blog post. It all began when one of our SEO client sites became a victim of the Yoast attachment URL bug with an update done to the Yoast SEO plugin. This was an appropriate test because the client is Digiceed, a provider of SEO services in London.

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Cool WordPress Hacks You Can Do Without Plugins

Top hacks for Wordpress

The thing we like the most about WordPress here at Siamcomm is how easy it is to empower the platform with endless new features, all thanks to the plugins that are available. There are around 38,000+ free plugins available and thousands more premium ones available. There is practically a plugin available for everyone’s needs as well as budget. If you decide to take a look online for tricks, tips or hacks relating to WordPress, you will no doubt end up on an article which covers a list showing popular plugins which will give you exactly what you are looking for.

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Easily Customize WordPress with a Child Theme

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Many of us run our own WordPress blogs but still want to customize the look of our WordPress web site. However, getting into WordPress customization seems a daunting and scary task. In this tutorial, I will show you how you can easily customize WordPress using a method known as “creating a Child Theme“.

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Add Custom Backgrounds to any WordPress Theme

First, my apologies for not writing for so long. There has been so much happening and so many cool things out there now. We especially enjoy finding new features that anyone can implement. Even someone without any coding knowledge what-so-ever. With the new releases of WordPress, it is now extremely easy to customize the background of your WordPress theme, for self hosted installations. From your Admin Dashboard, click on the Appearance button on the left and then click Editor. Locate the file called functions.php in the list on the right and click the file name. In the editor window, scroll […]

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WordPress: Sticky Posts

Recently, someone posted a question on one of the forums asking if there was a way to make a particular blog post sticky, or always the first post displayed on the home page of the blog. I know of a way to edit the theme files to add static content, but that is the extent of my knowledge. So I got to thinking, there must be other ways to add static content … and perhaps I had missed something with this “sticky post” issue. So I set out to find some alternative methods for adding static content to a WordPress […]

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