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Web development using wordpress content management system is very useful for developers to customize your site easily. In here all the levelof questions for beginners and advanced developers described.
In this article, we will share most frequently asked questions by WordPress Beginners with answers.
Question 1: What is wordpress?
Answer: Worpress is a open source content management system. It’s also free of cost. It is built on PHP/MySQL (which is again Open Source) and licensed under GPL.
Question 2: How safe is website on WordPress?
Answer: The website is safe, protect your site from unwanted resources or hackes. Keep updating the latest version of WordPress to avoid hacking.
Question 3: Are there any limitations to a WordPress web site?
Answer: I think there is no limitations reported yet. You can use WordPress for membership sites, e-commerce sites, photo galleries and any other type of site you can think of.
The web site is created using the same html code as any other site so there are no limitations there either.
Question 4: What are the positive aspects of wordpress?
Answer:Few positive aspects of wordpress are:
- In-built SEO engine
- Easy installation and upgrade
- Easy theme system
- Multilingual- available in more than 70 languages
- Flexibility and Easy publishing option
- Own data- no unwanted advert on your website
Question 5: What are the rules that you have to follow for wordpress plugin development?
Answer: List below some basic rules for developing wordpress plugins. They are:
- Create a unique name
- Create the plugin’s folder
- Create a sub-folder for PHP files, translations and assets
- Create the main plug-in file and fill in header information
- Create activation and de-activation functions
- Create an uninstall script
- Create a readme.txt file
- To detect paths to plugin file use proper constants and functions
Question 6: I don’t see the Plugins Menu in my Admin Panel
Answer: If your blog is hosted on the free WordPress.com platform, you do not have the ability to add plugins.
If you do not have administrator level account on your WordPress installation, then you will not see the Plugins tab. These are the reason the plugins menu is not visible in wordpress admin panel.
Question 7: How to speed up site loads?
Answer: First thing you need to do is consider adding a caching plugin to WordPress. We use and recommend W3 Total Cache. Another thing you can do is use a Content Delivery Network provider. We use and recommend MaxCDN (See our infographic about What is a CDN and Why you need it). You should also consider using a better web hosting provider. Shared hosts are usually slower.
If you are receiving a lot of traffic, then you should consider moving to a VPS or a Dedicated server.
Question 8: How can I setup Email Subscription- wordpress Blog?
Answer: using FeedBurner or MailChimp
Question 9: How to Create a Contact Form in WordPress?
Answer: Free plugin called Contact Form 7 which is great for most basic contact forms.
If anyone has doubts on this topic then please do let me know by leaving comments or send me an email.