How to Add a Video Background to a WordPress Site

How to Add a Video Background to a WordPress Site

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Searching for the easiest way to add a WordPress video background? Well-made video backgrounds grab attention and make brands look cool from the very start. But when done poorly, a video background slows down your site, takes up space, and confuses new visitors. That’s why we made this guide so that you can avoid all pitfalls, and instead, learn how to add a WordPress video background the right way. 👨‍🎓 Keep reading to learn about the best practices and steps to add a video background to your WordPress website, all without any special technical knowledge. Best practices for adding a WordPress video background Keep file sizes low but resolution high: Nothing bogs down your site’s performance more than large videos and images; yet, it’s preferable to maintain resolution during compression.…
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How to Fix “Destination Folder Already Exists” Error on WordPress

How to Fix “Destination Folder Already Exists” Error on WordPress

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One of the most common WordPress errors is the “destination folder already exists” error. If you work with a lot of plugins and themes on your WordPress site, then you are likely to come across this error when trying to reinstall an old plugin or theme. Encountering this error can be a frustrating experience because one, it prevents you from installing the plugin or theme, and two, you need to drop everything you are doing to fix the error first. That said, fixing this error won’t take long. What causes the “destination folder already exists” error? WordPress has a structured folder system where it stores all its core files and folders. When you install a new plugin or a theme, new sub-folders are added to the system. But during the…
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How to Fix “Sorry, This File Type is Not Permitted for Security Reasons.”

How to Fix “Sorry, This File Type is Not Permitted for Security Reasons.”

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Did you encounter the dreaded “Sorry, this file type is not permitted for security reasons.” error on your WordPress website? 🤔 Don’t worry, it’s a common error that occurs when you are uploading a file type that WordPress does not support. Fortunately, there is a way to bypass this restriction. 👨‍🎓 In this article, we will show you how to upload restricted file types by installing a plugin or making manual modifications on your site. We’ll also share a fix specifically for WordPress multisite networks, though most of our fixes are focused on regular WordPress installs. No matter which method you choose, it will only take a couple of minutes to set up, and you’ll be able to fix the “Sorry, this file type is not permitted for security reasons”…
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Create a New Revenue Stream

Create a New Revenue Stream

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Nowadays, everyone is looking to develop an online presence, from the dry cleaner down the street to someone applying for a new job. Not everyone needs a full website, though, which is why learning how to sell microsites can be a great way to build a new revenue stream. 👉 A microsite is exactly what it sounds like – it’s a simple site that just offers the basic functionality that an individual or a business needs for their online presence. The “traditional” way of creating a site like this would be to set up a fresh WordPress install for each client and build a site from scratch. However, that’s overkill for these types of sites. If you set up a separate WordPress install for every single site you sell to…
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Maintenance Mode for WordPress – How to Enable It

Maintenance Mode for WordPress – How to Enable It

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Any perform on a reside website is greatest performed at the rear of the curtain of a servicing mode screen. Which is mainly because a 50 %-crafted reside web site or a internet site undergoing upkeep barely screams professionalism, does it? Sadly, we all will need to make alterations to our sites from time to time. Here’s how to do it. Servicing manner is great for a large range of situations, like: switching WordPress themes, testing plugins, fixing site problems, earning slight cosmetic tweaks. Activating maintenance manner suggests that you can get the job done on your site behind closed doorways. With this in head, maintenance manner can also double up as a “Coming Shortly” or “Underneath Development” manner, enabling you to establish your new site in non-public. Today, I’m…
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How to Create a Custom One in 2022

How to Create a Custom One in 2022

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Trying to create a custom WordPress category page but not sure where to start? 🤔 If you run a blog, it’s essential to have your posts organized into categories. This layout makes it easier for readers to find specific topics on your website. However, a default category page can look unattractive or clash with your overall design. Therefore, you might consider creating a custom WordPress category page to make this content more visually appealing. 💡 Fortunately, you can customize your category pages without touching a single line of code. You can build your template using the native WordPress Site Editor (AKA Gutenberg) or one of the several popular page builder plugins, then apply your design across all your categories. In this post, we’ll show you two different ways to create…
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How to Set It Up on WordPress

How to Set It Up on WordPress

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Are QR code menus a must-have thing for your restaurant? Whether you’re taking social distancing measures or want a more fluid mobile ordering system, one of the ways of the future is the QR code menu. In short, the customer comes to your restaurant, sits at a table, and scans a QR code with their phone. The menu pops up, then they either make an order online or use the mobile menu to state their order to the server. In this article, we’ll cover how to make everything involved with that process: the QR code, getting a simple menu page on WordPress, and linking the QR code to the menu. And we’ll explore how to establish a scan and order system for online payments. 📚 Table of contents: Best practices…
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How to Fix “Briefly Unavailable For Scheduled Maintenance. Check Back in a Minute.”

How to Fix “Briefly Unavailable For Scheduled Maintenance. Check Back in a Minute.”

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Have you ever encountered the ‘Briefly Unavailable For Scheduled Maintenance. Check Back in a Minute.‘ error on your website? The message usually appears when your WordPress core, plugins, or themes are being updated. The message disappears as soon as the update is over. Sometimes, updates go wrong, and that’s when your website shows the maintenance mode error. 👨‍🎓 Don’t worry! We will show you how to fix the error. In this tutorial, you will learn: Let’s dive in. What is the ‘briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance’ error? Why does it occur? You might be surprised to learn that the ‘Briefly Unavailable For Scheduled Maintenance. Check Back in a Minute.’ error is not really an error, it’s a notification. It appears when the core software, plugins, or themes of your site…
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