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Website Offline: a Web Hosting Nightmare

UPDATE: The host for Rough Pixels is back online after 3.5 days. However, I still encourage you to continue reading… At first, I had no intention of writing this article. However, an ongoing issue with our web hosting provider has left my website (and many others) offline, prompting me to reflect on a few crucial […]

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Finding the Best Web Hosting for Your WordPress Blog

If you run a personal blog or an e-commerce website, one thing is certain: finding the best web hosting that is a reliable and efficient provider is the unseen hero that keeps the show running smoothly. When it comes to WordPress websites, in particular, choosing the right hosting provider is akin to selecting a home […]


How to Use FTP to Transfer Files With WordPress

If you build or manage a website, one acronym often surfaces as a crucial skill that every website owner, from beginners to seasoned bloggers, should have in their arsenal: FTP, which stands for File Transfer Protocol. FTP is not just another tech buzzword; it’s a powerful tool that lets website owners transfer files, either uploading […]

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3 Alternative Blogging CMS Options To WordPress

With over 15 years of experience with website content creation, I’ve had the privilege of working with various Content Management Systems (CMS). My journey began in 2005 when I first stepped into the realm of website and blogging CMS options. I started with Joomla, ventured into Drupal, and later embraced WordPress from its early days, […]

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Novashare Review: No Social Sharing Plugin Comes Close

In the vast world of WordPress plugins, I’m not one to easily offer recommendations. Over the years, I’ve encountered countless options, each promising to be the ultimate solution for this or that. However, in the flood of social sharing plugins for WordPress, there’s one that has earned my trust. Novashare has firmly secured its place […]

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Choosing the Right Domain Name for Your Blog Website

I first want to give you congratulations on taking the first step toward creating your own blog! For many, the first step in building your online presence is choosing the right domain name that best articulates what your blog is about. This is a critical decision that can significantly impact your blog’s success. Your domain […]


How to Fix WordPress Compatibility Issues with Themes and Plugins

Is your WordPress website experiencing compatibility issues with themes or plugins? This is more common than you might imagine. Don’t worry though because I have you covered with a quick rundown of WordPress troubleshooting steps to get your site back on track. NOTE: If you find that your theme or plugin isn’t compatible with your […]

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How To Make Money Blogging

In the dynamic digital landscape of today, the concept of “blogging for money” has evolved far beyond a mere hobby. Aspiring writers and seasoned bloggers alike are increasingly turning their passion for writing into a genuine means to “make money blogging.” This comprehensive guide aims to shed light on the diverse avenues that allow bloggers […]

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Enhancing Your Blog with Midjourney Images and Graphics

Have you ever considered using AI for your blog? Readers are drawn to captivating Midjourney images and graphics that not only complement your content but could also tell a story on their own. Whether you’re a seasoned blogger or just starting on your blogging adventures, understanding the significance of blog images and how to optimize […]

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How to disable Gutenberg and keep the Classic Editor

In the ever-evolving world of WordPress, change is inevitable. One of the most significant changes in recent years was the introduction of the Gutenberg editor, also known as the Block Editor. While this new WordPress editor brought a modern and dynamic approach to content creation, not everyone embraced it with open arms. If you’ve found […]