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WordPress Multisite Tip: Add a Search Bar to the "My Sites" Menu

If you’re managing a multisite network where you’ve created a long list of sites, the “My Sites” menu in the admin bar can get so lengthy that it becomes difficult to navigate. 58 more words

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Updates to VaultPress Result In 25%-90% Faster Restore Builds

VaultPress has announced that a recent update to their backup systems have reduced the time required to build restore files by anywhere from 25%-90%. Before the change, VaultPress stored each SQL row in a separate file in its replicated file system which slowed down restore times. 34 more words

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How to Find All Posts Using a Specific File Attachment In WordPress

In a previous article, I mentioned how WordPress doesn’t provide information to locate posts where an attachment is in use. Comments to the article indicate others are interested in having this information as well. 52 more words

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Akismet Account Dashboard Gets a Major Overhaul

Akismet announced a redesign and complete update of the account dashboard today. Finding out what’s going on with your Akismet account is no longer a cryptic process thanks to the new additions to the dashboard. 48 more words

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Create and Manage SVG Spritemaps in the WordPress Media Library

If you try to upload an SVG in WordPress, you’ll discover that it doesn’t yet have native support for adding SVGs to the media library. However, it’s easy to add them to WordPress’ allowed mime types to remove the restriction via a plugin. 34 more words

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WordPress Customizer Library Provides a Simpler Way to Work with the Customizer

WordPress’ native customizer has evolved considerably since its early days when it when it was introduced for adding live previews to themes. WordPress 3.9 added widgets to the customizer and the 4.0 release is set to expand the role of the feature into other aspects of WordPress with support for a wider array of controls. 34 more words

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Send to WordPress: Chrome Extension Exports Google Docs to WordPress Posts

If you’re a Google chrome user, there are many free extensions out there that are useful for getting other applications to work with WordPress. Earlier this year we shared a collection of Chrome extensions for WordPress users, many of which are specifically tailored toward content creation. 34 more words

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