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The WP Copilot blog is where we share WordPress tips, tricks & tutorials. Posts are inspired by the most frequently asked questions from our WordPress support members, and the latest WordPress news. We cover WordPress security, performance, plugins, & themes.

How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress

Struggling with how to add Google Analytics to WordPress? Setting up a Google Analytics account isn’t especially complicated, but figuring out how to actually add the tracking code from Google Analytics to WordPress causes problems for many beginners.

If that sounds like you – you’re definitely not alone in feeling frustrated!

In this post, you’ll learn three different ways to …

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How to Fix The Error Establishing a Database Connection in WordPress

It’s a sinking feeling when you go to access your WordPress site only to be met with a big fat Error Establishing a Database Connection message.

If you’re reading this post, you’re probably experiencing it right now. You typed in your URL, hit enter, and…this:

What’s causing the problem? And is your site lost for good?

Don’t worry about that …

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The Best WordPress Plugins 2017 (Hand Selected By Our WordPress Experts)

What makes WordPress the market leading website platform is the way it makes your website, store, or blog, totally customisable. And this is made possible by the incredible selection of WordPress plugins that you can integrate into your site.

From SEO plugins that boost your Google ranking, to security plugins that protect your website and visitors from malicious attacks, the …

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WordPress.org Versus WordPress.com – What’s The Difference?

WordPress is one of the most simple to use and yet advanced website platforms available. Powering millions of websites, WordPress makes it easy to create a website and publish content online. But you may well have noticed that there are two kinds of WordPress sites out there – sites created with WordPress.org and sites created with WordPress.com. The ...

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How often should I update WordPress, plugins and themes?

Every time a new WordPress update is released we get asked the same questions. Should I update WordPress to the latest version? How often should I run plugin updates?

With each new release of WordPress, developers fix bugs, add features and patch security vulnerabilities. So not updating obviously puts your website at risk.

We all have different needs that WordPress …

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WordPress 4.5 Released

Named “Coleman” in honour of jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, WordPress 4.5 was released today. We’ve taken the new WordPress 4.5 features for a test run, in this post we look at the highlights you need to know about.

Login With An Email Address

We all have so many website accounts these days, from social media to online stores. It’s easy …

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