11 Best Ways to Improve WordPress Security

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“Why should I care about WordPress security?”

That is the question I usually get when I start talking about how to install WordPress securely. Believe it or not, many people think the chance of a hacker — or precisely, cracker or web site intruder — getting into their blog and causing havoc is slim to none.

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Logo Design for a Sophisticated Brand

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Every blog has a unique audience, so the blog itself has to find a way to appeal to that audience.

One of the most difficult audiences to capture can be that of a sophisticated consumer. It can be difficult to achieve the prestigious, refined image you desire, without appearing outdated.

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How to Make Exciting Screenshots (In Photoshop or Gimp!)

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Have you seen screenshots on other blogs and wondered how they made something plain look so vivid and unique?

Engaging your readers with beautiful graphics isnʼt as hard as you might think! This tutorial will teach you how to create more eye-catching screenshots with just a few simple techniques.

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Design Review: 21 Gun Studios

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Last week I put up a series of polls, and one of them asked if I should bring back the Design Review posts I used to write. The overwhelming response was yes, so here we go!

This site under review here is 21 Gun Studios, a web design firm run by Adam. He blogs about web development, and the layout is quite unique (Which is why I chose it!).

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Quick Feedback for Pro Blog Design’s Future

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I want to know a little more about you the readers here on Pro Blog Design. Are the posts here exactly what you want to be reading? Could I be doing things better?

If you could take a minute to answer the short polls below, and leave a comment if you’re up for it, then hopefully together we’ll find a way to make things even better!

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How to Make a Blogger Business Card in 5 Minutes (And Win 1000 free!)

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As bloggers we’re used to doing all our networking and promotion online. None of us are likely to be taking out billboard advertising deals any time soon, but a business card is a cheap and easy way to network in the real world as well.

Why not hand one over the next time your cousin asks about your “web thing” again? Or that co-worker with the techy friends? Or the talkative guy beside you on the bus?

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55 Premium WordPress Themes to Blow Your Mind

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About a year ago, premium WordPress themes started appearing on the market. At the time, that meant themes that were a cut above the rest. But now it just means a theme with a price tag latched onto it.

There are still great premium themes out there, and well worth paying the money for. Unfortunately, there’s also a lot that aren’t worth paying the money for now.

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