How to Update WordPress Manually Using FTP or SFTP

We all know how important it is to make sure your site is running the latest version of WordPress. Major WordPress releases often bring security updates and new features to the platform. And although the content management system allows you to update to the latest version by simply clicking a button, you can also update WordPress manually using FTP or SFTP.

In this post, we’ll walk you through a step-by-step tutorial on how to update WordPress using both FTP and SFTP. But before we dive into the tutorial, let’s take a look at why you’d want to update WordPress manually in the first place.

Let’s get started!

Email Marketing 101 – Part 4 – What You Need to Know About Email List Technology

Are you ready to start growing your email list? But, not sure how to go about mastering email list technology?

You’ve got some decisions to make, and without experience, it’s hard to know which way to go.

Which email service provider should you use? Do you need to use a lead capture plugin? If so, which one? How do you deliver opt-in freebies and how do you tag people so you know what they’re interested in?

How to Customize Your WordPress Website With CSS – The Right Way

There are so many sites out there that look alike. And for this reason, selecting a theme that is both unique and feature-rich is difficult. WordPress’ flexible customization options allow you to modify a theme’s appearance and make it unique simply by tweaking its CSS.

That said, getting started with CSS customization and modification can be a daunting task – especially if you shy away from code. Thankfully, WordPress makes CSS modifications profoundly simple.

Explore the Food Blog Theme with our User Showcase – The Possibilities are Endless

Are you looking for a quality theme to share your love of recipes and your foodie culture with the world? Our Food Blog Theme might be the perfect fit. Display your yummy photos and recipes and personalize your story with this highly customizable content forward theme.

Don’t take our word for it. Our community of happy users is growing every day, and we are delighted to showcase three of them today. Explore the story behind their site and how the Food Blog theme has a played a role in their success.

How to Migrate Your Website From Joomla to WordPress

Joomla is one of the most popular content management systems (CMSs) out there that’s designed for power users. However, its complex feature set and advanced functionality might be a little overwhelming – especially if you’re not particularly tech savvy. And for this reason, you may want to consider switching over to a simpler CMS, say, WordPress.

Moving your website from one content system to another may seem painstakingly difficult and even downright impossible at times. The good news is that migrating from Joomla to WordPress is a cakewalk if you’ve got the right tools.

Interview with the Founder of ThemeRex, Henry Rise: Exploring ThemeForest Trends and Industry Insights

ThemeForest is undoubtedly becoming one of the leading platforms for developers to sell their WordPress Themes. As an independent theme foundry, we want to know more about those who become a success story rather that get lost in the competition. Is there still room to become a successful seller with the incredible number of people joining this community?

What better way to learn trade secrets than to sit down and have a conversation with one of the top-ranking sellers on ThemeForest: Henry Rise, founder of ThemeRex. He graciously agreed to share some of his time to explore his philosophy and process of becoming an Elite Seller on Themeforest, along with some advice on emerging trends for future sellers. Let’s explore his insights with a summary of our conversation.

How to Fix the White Screen of Death in WordPress (In 4 Easy Steps)

The White Screen of Death is a pesky WordPress error that displays a blank white screen on your site’s front-end without giving you any information about what’s causing the error. It can affect parts of your site (a few posts or pages) or your entire website – including the admin panel.

Fortunately, there’s a systematic way to tackle the most common causes of the White Screen of Death (or, WSoD) even when you have no idea of what went wrong. What’s even better is that you don’t have to be particularly tech savvy to fix the issue on your own.

7 Best Calendar Plugins for Your WordPress Website

If you have to schedule meetings, host events, or book appointments for clients through your WordPress website regularly, then you need a powerful calendar plugin. It’ll help you stay organized and manage upcoming events better.

Fortunately, WordPress offers a wide-range of premium-quality calendar plugins that take all the heavy lifting out of managing events and displaying listings.