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Converting a website from DNN to Wordpress

Converting a Website from DNN to WordPress

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Converting a website from DotNetNuke to WordPress I’ve personally been using DNN for over a decade and although I’ve fiddled with WordPress multiple times during that time I never saw it as anything more than a blog engine until 3 or 4 years ago. At Web Ascender we have created 300+ DNN websites, way more than we have in WordPress….

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7 Of The Best WordPress Plugins We Use On Every Website Project

7 of the Best WordPress Plugins We Use on Every Website Project

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The vast number of plugins available for WordPress is just one of many reasons the content management system has become our go-to platform for building websites. No matter what functionality needs to implemented, we can usually find a plugin that delivers exactly what we’re looking for. While there are thousands of WordPress plugins available, we have a few favorites we…

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SSL Certificate Installation

Do I Need an SSL Certificate for My Website?

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Soon, important changes are coming to web browsers in terms of how they deal with websites loaded over HTTP, or websites without an SSL certificate. This is leaving many website owners wondering, “Do I need an SSL certificate for my website?” An SSL certificate encrypts data a user inputs into your websites so that it can securely travel from their…

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Crucial Steps When Upgrading an Application From Rails 3 to Rails 4

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The web ecosystem changes incredibly rapidly, especially with regards to essential security. Staying current on updates for web applications is therefore incredibly important. Nevertheless, it can be very easy to fall behind on updates especially for stable production applications. In Rails, upgrading to a new major version is a difficult, time consuming process. Developers are reluctant to begin this process…

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5 Essential Chrome Extensions for Web Developers

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Google Chrome is my go-to web browser for many reasons: it’s fast, supports modern web standards, and has a large ecosystem of awesome browser extensions that make life as a web developer much easier. Here are just a few that I can’t live without! 1. Awesome Screenshot Taking screenshots of your browser window is an extremely useful function. You can…

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