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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.

The Best WordPress Themes On The Planet (2020 Edition)

To put it simply, WordPress revolutionised how beautiful websites were built. WordPress themes, the star of the show, provide a user friendly interface for almost infinitely customisable styles and layout choices for your webpages. Choosing a WordPress theme is a challenge that we won’t go into here. But we can certainly narrow down the selection for you as we take ...

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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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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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WordPress Slow? How To Speed Up WordPress Websites

Is your WordPress website slow? How does your website load time stack up against your competitors? If you’re not really sure about the answers to these questions your amazing WordPress website could be letting you down and costing you clients.

It is incredibly important for a business to ensure that it’s WordPress website loads as quickly as possible. People have …

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The Best WordPress Plugins 2019 (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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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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8 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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