Eradicate Dead Links With a Broken Link Checker for WordPress

Picture this:

You’re searching for a blog post that helps you solve a problem which has been nagging you for hours. You think you’ve finally found it. Halfway through, the author references a case study that sounds like exactly what you need. Hallelujah!

You click, expecting to finally find the answer and…

ERROR. 404 Page. Broken link.

It makes you want to chuck the laptop out the window, doesn’t it? And guess what – it’s the same for the people who visit your WordPress blog and find broken links.

No matter how fastidious you are when crafting your content, the Internet is an impermanent place. So it’s easy for old content to wrack up broken links. But with a broken link checker for WordPress, you can instantly catch broken links to prevent them from destroying your site’s user experience.

In this post, I’ll give you a tutorial for finding and fixing all of the broken links on your WordPress site.

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How to Set Up An Appointment Booking Calendar With WordPress

Need to set up an appointment booking calendar for your WordPress site? Most of our themes are built for businesses, so we know how important a reliable scheduling system is.

In this post, I’ll take you through how to set up an appointment booking calendar using the free version of a plugin called BirchPress. Then, at the end, I’ll offer up a few other plugins that might be a better choice depending on your exact situation.

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Elementor Review – A Powerful Page Builder That You Can Use For Free – UPDATED 2019

Considering using Elementor on your site? In our hands-on Elementor review, we’ll give you a detailed look at this popular WordPress page builder and whether it’s right for you.

Since its launch in 2016, Elementor has quickly gone on to become one of the premier WordPress page builder plugins, active on over 2 million WordPress sites according to WordPress.org.

To give you a good look at this tool, we’ll divide our Elementor review into two sections. You’ll get a detailed look at:

  • The core functionality in the free version that’s available at WordPress.org. Without spending a penny, the free version already lets you do some pretty cool things.
  • Elementor Pro. With the paid version, you can build popups, add forms, and design your entire theme using the same drag-and-drop Elementor interface from the free version. Yeah, it’s pretty powerful…

If you’ve already played around with the free version at WordPress.org, you can jump straight to our Elementor Pro review. Otherwise, keep reading to start with a look at the free core version at WordPress.org…

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How to Update Bundled Plugins that come with ThemeForest WordPress Themes

If you’ve purchased a WordPress theme from one of the big marketplaces like ThemeForest in the past few years there’s a good chance the theme came with extended licenses for one or more of the really popular Commercial WordPress plugins that are not available for download directly from the WordPress.org plugin repository. This includes popular plugins like Visual Composer, Layer Slider and Slider Revolution (and many more commercial plugins typically sold via CodeCanyon.

Most ThemeForest theme authors will typically use the TGM plugin activation class (TGMPA class) to make it reasonably straightforward to install these plugins upon first use. The TGMPA class also makes it straightforward for theme authors to provide plugin updates via their theme updates.

Yet despite this, thousands of WordPress websites are not running the latest versions of commercial plugins bundled via ThemeForest themes. This is a pretty big problem as all it takes is one major security vulnerability in one of these plugins (like that which happened with Slider Revolution a couple of years ago) and we immediately have thousands of exposed WordPress websites that can’t be easily fixed.

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