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Using the WordPress REST API to get blog posts from another site

If you’ve been around the WordPress space for awhile, you’ve probably heard of the WordPress REST API. If you’ve done any research, you may have been really intimidated by what you found — namely, a LOT of technical jargon and seemingly no clear path on how to actually use it. Today I’m going to show you (the absolute beginner) how to use it.

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How to avoid ongoing fees for your WordPress website

If you’ve ever worked with a developer or agency, they may have tried to sell you an ongoing maintenance package once your website was complete. Maintenance packages can range from $30/month to $199/month (or more) and can include a variety of services. If you’re not flush with cash or would rather try to avoid ongoing fees for your WordPress website, you can DIY these services with some time and elbow grease. Let’s look at the fees you can get around and those that you won’t be able to avoid.

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The Skinny on WordPress Themes

You’ve heard of WordPress themes before, but you’re not 100% sure what they are. What do they do? Why do you need one? What’s the difference between free, paid and custom themes? Why do people design from scratch? Let’s dive in and talk about different theme options and when you’d want to use each one.

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How Do I Write Meta Descriptions for My WordPress Site?

Meta descriptions. You’ve heard of them and heard you need them, but you’re not sure what they are, how to write them or where to put them. It turns out, it’s not super complicated, and you absolutely can have great meta descriptions for your website. Read on, friends.

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