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Flywheel – Local WordPress Development Made Easy

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Developing WordPress websites has become easier over the years but installing the software to develop locally on your own computer can be cumbersome. Deciding whether to use free software like Ampps, Mamp, Xampp, pay for commercial software or even setup vagrant and VVV. They can all be learning curves that require additional steps to debug and get your perfect server setup. Enter Local from Flywheel that aims to take the frustration out of installing a local development environment by replacing it with a fast and functional app.

Infographic – Top 3 Content Management Systems Compared

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Content management systems (CMS) are a popular choice for amateur enthusiasts, professional bloggers, web designers and small businesses. In a society where ‘content is king’ more people are using CMS to manage their websites. With so many to pick from the following infographic compares WordPress, Joomla and Drupal, the 3 most popular open source Content Management Systems. How they are used in the modern day society and if you are undecided about which one to use this guide may help you decide which one is suitable for you.

WordPress Plugins: Will They Still Be Useful in 2017?

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WordPress is the biggest Content Management System (CMS) when it comes to blogging, and there aren’t many other platforms that come close in terms of ease of use, with a large development community that supports it. WordPress has grown over the years from a basic blogging platform that enabled users to setup their blogs with ease, to a platform that now lets users create their own themes and plugins, which can easily be installed on other sites using WordPress.

Offline Marketing Strategies That Can Support Your Online Brand

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If you have a brand that is based entirely online, then it’s likely that you are using the internet for your marketing efforts. However, did you know that there are offline marketing strategies that you can employ that will help your online brand as far as awareness, trust, and growth go? Offline marketing should never be written off simply because your brand is located online.

Tips for Buying Your First HR Software

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One of the most exciting aspects of owning and operating a business is when you’ve reached a point where you realise that you’ve actually hired more people than you ever expected to back in the early days when you were just starting out. However, as fulfilling as that is, it also creates a whole new set of issues you’ll need to deal with because keeping everything organised from hiring to firing can be more than a little time-consuming. Even if you have hired HR personnel, the bigger you grow, the more you will need HR software. Once you’ve seen just what is available in today’s market, you’ll understand why.

Python Resources, Tools and Articles to Get You Started

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With plenty of Python resources on the internet, I have compiled a comprehensive, but not exhaustive, list of article, books and tutorials for all who want to learn.  Python is a high-level programming language which from year to year ranks highly in the all-time computer programming favourites. As it’s powerful yet simple to learn it’s common for beginners to start as an entry into learning a programming language and is easily transferable to others who have experience in other languages such as Java and PHP.