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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.

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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Categories vs Tags: How do I use Them on my Blog?

Being a successful blogger entails more than just writing great content (although that’s extremely important, of course). You also need to think about the way that your content is organised, and how people (and search engines) are going to navigate and find your content.

This is where categories and tags come in.

How many WordPress categories should I have? Can …

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The Best WordPress Plugins 2016

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

From plugins that transform your SEO and boost your Google ranking to plugins that help you build a valuable email …

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WordPress hacked? Clean and secure WordPress with minimal downtime

You’ve probably heard again and again that you need to take measures to keep your WordPress website secure. But do you really need to worry about WordPress being hacked? What are the threats exactly?

Once hackers gain access to a website there are a number of ways they can really mess things up for you.

The more politically motivated post …

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