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Building social sharing and following with Monarch

Monarch from Elegant Themes has raised the bar for social WordPress plugins. Stunning social sharing and following buttons are so easy to add your site, and are a great way to increase engagement with your readers.

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Putting things where they belong

This is the ultimate guide in creating child themes and functionality plugins so that you can edit your WordPress site without breaking anything, with examples showing you how to implement different types of changes.

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Custom Metaboxes and Fields levels up to v2.0

The excellent Custom Metaboxes and Fields plugin has been updated to v2.0, with a completely new codebase.

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FooBox – A responsive lightbox for WordPress

FooBox is the best lightbox plugin on the market and makes adding video, images and HTML contect in a striking layout a doddle.

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How to show and hide content at set times

I have updated my Show/Hide Content plugin to allow setting start AND end times, nesting shortcodes inside the time restricting shortcodes and repeating show/hide schedules on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.

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Use Gravity Forms merge tags for email notifications

Merge tags help you to automatically insert data that you already know into Gravity Forms, rather than manually having to enter it, like a user’s name and email address.

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InfiniteWP – the best way to manage multiple WordPress sites

InfiniteWP takes the pain out of managing WordPress sites, with a simple interface, automated services and addons for every conceivable maintenance task.

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Elegant Themes launches Divi 2.0 [GIVEAWAY]

Elegant Themes have launched version 2 of their highly-customisable theme, Divi, with an improved page builder, post formats support and new modules.

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User switching – testing restricted parts of membership sites

The User Switching plugin is really useful for testing out what every part of a website looks like while logged in as any user on your site which is great for testing and troubleshooting.

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Siteground – the perfect middle ground in WordPress hosting

I tested SiteGround as a host for WordPress sites and I was really impressed with what they had to offer. They’re definitely a step above the usual shared hosts with their premium features, decent hardware and WordPress-specific tools.