WordPress Troubleshooting: Error Establishing a Database Connection

In this quick article, we’ll discuss how to troubleshoot and fix the Error establishing a database connection error on a WordPress site. The Error establishing a database connection error is one of the most common errors which WordPress users can encounter while visiting your website. It’s pretty similar to the white screen of death (WSOD) error,… Continue reading WordPress Troubleshooting: Error Establishing a Database Connection

How to Enable or Disable a Button With JavaScript: jQuery vs Vanilla

In this article, we’ll discuss how you can enable or disable a button with JavaScript. First, we’ll go through how it works in vanilla JavaScript and later on we’ll see how to do it with jQuery. JavaScript is one of the core technologies of the web. The majority of websites use it, and all modern… Continue reading How to Enable or Disable a Button With JavaScript: jQuery vs Vanilla

Best Ways to Browse Instagram Stories Without Anyone Knowing (Anonymously)

Everyone has wondered at least once today how to spy on someone else’s Story without anyone finding out and also without ending up on a “Seen by” list. On the one hand, Instagram encourages openness and sharing, and all this to say, social media has nothing to do with anonymity. But on the other hand,… Continue reading Best Ways to Browse Instagram Stories Without Anyone Knowing (Anonymously)

HTML5 Form Validation With the “pattern” Attribute

In this tutorial we’ll explore HTML’s pattern attribute, using it to help us customize the way we validate our forms. Form Validation Video Check out the video tutorial below, subscribe to Tuts+ on Youtube, or read on to learn more about HTML form validation and the pattern attribute! HTML5 Form Validation Form validation is of… Continue reading HTML5 Form Validation With the “pattern” Attribute

Form Input Validation Using Only HTML5 and Regex

Validation of form input is something that should be taken seriously. With luck, nothing worse than garbage data will be submitted to a site which uses data from forms without proper validation. However, there also a chance that hackers will be able to compromise the private data of users who trusted you with their information.… Continue reading Form Input Validation Using Only HTML5 and Regex

Quickly Build a PHP CRUD Interface With the PDO Advanced CRUD Generator Tool

In this tutorial, we’re going to review PDO CRUD—a form builder and database management tool. PDO CRUD helps you build forms for your database tables with just a few lines of code, making it quick and easy to bootstrap a database application. There are plenty of extensions available for database abstraction and specifically CRUD (create,… Continue reading Quickly Build a PHP CRUD Interface With the PDO Advanced CRUD Generator Tool

Create a PHP Login Form

A user login and registration system is super helpful when we want to store information about the users of our website. This applies to everything from educational websites which might store course progress and marks to e-commerce websites which will store information about customers’ past purchases. In this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to create… Continue reading Create a PHP Login Form

10 Reasons Your WordPress Site Will Get Hacked (and How to Stop It)

A hacked WordPress site is as damaging as having your home burgled. It can completely shatter your peace of mind and adversely impact your online business.  Why do hackers target WordPress sites? The answer is relatively simple: WordPress is the single biggest platform for website creation these days, so there’s a larger base to attack;… Continue reading 10 Reasons Your WordPress Site Will Get Hacked (and How to Stop It)

How to Implement Email Verification for New Members

Have you ever created an account with a website and been required to check your email and click a verification link sent by the company in order to activate it? Doing so highly reduces the number of spam accounts. In this lesson, we’ll learn how to do this very thing! Looking for a Shortcut? This… Continue reading How to Implement Email Verification for New Members

How to Use AJAX in PHP and jQuery

Today, we’re going to explore the concept of AJAX with PHP and JavaScript. The AJAX  technique helps you to improve your application’s user interface and enhance the overall end user experience. If want to learn JavaScript, check out our free online course on JavaScript fundamentals! FREE JavaScript Modern JavaScript Fundamentals Dan Wellman What Is AJAX? AJAX… Continue reading How to Use AJAX in PHP and jQuery

Mobile App UI Design: Latest Trends

About half of all web traffic now comes from mobile devices. To ensure that they are providing a good experience for their customers, businesses have had to change how they present themselves online. Some have chosen to optimize their websites for mobile devices, while others have decided to develop separate mobile apps. If you’ve decided… Continue reading Mobile App UI Design: Latest Trends

WCAG 2.2 Overview and Feedback

A working draft of version 2.2 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) has been published for feedback. WebAIM is thrilled to see the work on these formative guidelines continuing and we appreciate the efforts of the W3C’s Accessibility Guidelines working group. Below are WebAIM’s plain language summaries of each of the new proposed success… Continue reading WCAG 2.2 Overview and Feedback

How to Install WordPress

What You’ll Be Creating So you want a WordPress site? That’s great. WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system (or CMS), and for good reason. With WordPress, you can get yourself a flexible, scalable, and user-friendly website. The software itself is free, and all you have to pay for is the hosting you’ll… Continue reading How to Install WordPress

How to Build and Deploy a Web App With Buddy

Moving code from development to production doesn’t have to be as error-prone and time-consuming as it often is. By using Buddy, a continuous integration and delivery tool that doubles up as a powerful automation platform, you can automate significant portions of your development workflow, including all your builds, tests, and deployments. Unlike many other CI/CD… Continue reading How to Build and Deploy a Web App With Buddy

How to Make a Website for a Restaurant With WordPress (Quickly)

Running a successful restaurant is no small feat. But, in order to be successful, you need a constant stream of patrons who will visit your venue on a regular basis.  The best way to ensure this is to create a website for your restaurant. By doing so you will be able to share your menu,… Continue reading How to Make a Website for a Restaurant With WordPress (Quickly)

Set up a Secure, Performant WooCommerce Site with Kinsta

WordPress is one of the most versatile, powerful systems available to build websites with. Despite starting out as a blogging platform it’s now equally capable for creating online stores as are platforms dedicated solely to e-commerce. However, its power and versatility come with a catch: if you are completely managing everything to do with your WordPress… Continue reading Set up a Secure, Performant WooCommerce Site with Kinsta

How to Create Custom Login and Registration Forms in WordPress

The login page is the first thing users will see when they need to access your site, so it needs to be beautiful and user-friendly. A boring login page can give users a bad impression of your site! Customizing the login to match your brand will lead to a better experience for users. In this… Continue reading How to Create Custom Login and Registration Forms in WordPress

Best Instagram Feed Plugins for WordPress in 2019

Instagram is one of the fastest-growing social networks, thanks to the type of engagement it offers. With the help of Instagram plugins, you can add Instagram feed content to spice up your website. Since users are visual beings, content which features images and videos is likely to lead to higher conversion. Users can also visit… Continue reading Best Instagram Feed Plugins for WordPress in 2019

How to Make Modern Websites With Clean WordPress Themes

Creating a website has never been easier thanks to platforms like WordPress. Not only is WordPress very easy to learn, it’s the perfect platform to create any type of website.  Thanks to the huge number of themes, you can get your site up and running in a matter of hours, whether you want to launch… Continue reading How to Make Modern Websites With Clean WordPress Themes

How to Make a Personal Resume Website: From a WordPress Theme

What You’ll Be Creating In the modern work world, a simple resume is often not enough. Sure, it’s imperative to send it along with any job application, but if you truly want to stand out you need to go a step further.  And nothing makes you stand out more than a personal website that showcases your education… Continue reading How to Make a Personal Resume Website: From a WordPress Theme

20 Best Social Plugins for WordPress

With around 3 billion people in the world using social media, you can’t afford not to use social plugins on your WordPress site.  Adding social widgets, such as the Facebook like button, Twitter buttons and social share buttons, can help to drive some of those billions to your site and social accounts, and can even… Continue reading 20 Best Social Plugins for WordPress