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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 Create A WordPress Staging Site: 4 Methods That Anyone Can Follow

A WordPress staging site gives you a chance to safely test out changes and updates to your site before you make those changes on your “live” site that’s actually receiving traffic.

It’s a super helpful tool no matter what type of site you’re running. But, there’s one problem…

The WordPress software itself doesn’t offer any staging site functionality. So if …

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Locked Out Of WordPress? Here’s How To Get Back Into The Dashboard!

Are you locked out of your WordPress dashboard? Can’t access WordPress admin at all? Yikes! I know that can be a scary situation. You spent all that time building your site and now you can’t even access it!

First off – don’t worry. Your site’s data should still be there safe and secure – you just can’t get at it. …

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Best WordPress Hosting in Australia: Who Do We Recommend?

If a WordPress website is a critical part of your business and income, there are two things essential to it performing at it’s best. Expert WordPress help for updates, fixes and improvements is one. The other is a quality WordPress hosting solution.

Your hosting company will provide the servers (basically computers for hosting websites) that allow people to view your ...

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9 Sites With Free Images for Blogs & Social Media Posts

An incredibly important aspect of any WordPress blog or website are the images used within posts. Readers are often enticed to click through images posted on social media, and tend to steer away from text posts.

So choosing the best images for your blog is imperative!

You don’t need advanced photography or graphic design skills. You just need to know …

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How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress (Step by Step Guide)

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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