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Day 5 The Blog Feed

WordPress has a feed which is connected to the blog’s main query. What this means is that you can share a map of your blog posts, including by category, with external services. This makes it handy for other websites to curate and display your blog posts, or choose from them when pulling in data. I’ll

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Day 4 Notifying Other Services

In day 4 we are looking at a powerful capability of WordPress. And that is the ability to notify other websites of an update. These websistes are specialised websites. You may have heard names like pingomatic etc… However, notification services is different to pings nad trackbacks to other WordPress websites. If you go to settings->writing

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Day 3 Changing the Category Base

In WordPress you can change the word ‘category’ or ‘tag’ to something else. These are known as taxonomies and ways of classifying blog posts on your site. Let’s suppose you had a site which was a slightly different flavour. Maybe it was about WordPress Meetup Events. Then you may want to change category to event.

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Day 1 URL Guessing

Did you know that WordPress will try and guess the url before it throws a 404 error? A 404 error is simply a page not found. But if you type a partial URL, WordPress will guess the rest based on what you’ve typed so far. Try this on for size: https://markofapproval.com/about Not there is no

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