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The ‘must be at’ tech conferences of 2016

One of the many things which is great about the web industry is the Community behind it. Sharing knowledge and contributions by the Community plays a massive role in […]

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Getting started with theming in Magento 2 – Part 2

Part 2 of my ‘Getting Started with Theming Magento 2 Guide’ is finally here. I hope those of you who read the first part followed along and didn’t […]

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Getting started with theming in Magento 2 – Part 1

Today I wanted to go through a short guide to getting started with theming in Magento 2. After its release a couple of weeks ago (correct as of […]

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How to add attribute image swatches in Magento 1.9

Today I wanted to share with you a little video tutorial on how to add swatches in Magento 1.9. You’ve probably seen websites which utilise swatch functionality, so instead […]

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How to Encourage Comments on Your WordPress Blog

Writing, managing and maintaining a well-read blog could be one of your biggest and best business assets. But how do you get that engagement? How do you create a […]

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Creare’s Roundup of WordCamp Manchester 2015

On 10th October 2015,  Creare attended WordCamp Manchester. As first time attendees of a WordPress conference, we were very excited at what looked to be a fantastic day of […]

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Tips to improve wordpress website load speed

5 Top Tips to Improve Your WordPress Website Load Speed

Today I want to go through some ideas on how to improve your WordPress website load speed. They might be something you’ve heard before, but give them a read […]

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Learn how to Integrate Social Media into WordPress

Social media is an everyday part of our lives. Everywhere you turn you see people on their phones/tablets/computers Facebooking, Tweeting, Instagram-ing & more! Social media has made everything […]

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Where Can I Find Images For My Website?

In recent years images have become a vital content tool when it comes to creating a website. However, finding images that you can use on your website can […]

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Setting up Gulp with Magento 1.9

Just last week I was introduced to Gulp by one of my colleagues. After a short presentation about how and why to use Gulp, I was sold. ‘Why […]

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How to Create a New Post in WordPress

It’s no wonder so many companies decide to use WordPress for their websites. Creating an eye-catching blog post using its CMS is a piece of cake once you […]

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Guide: 10 Tips for Successful WordPress Posts

Do you really understand how to make a successful WordPress post? Read this guide for our top tips. Used by millions, WordPress is expanding every day. Its user-friendly […]

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Prevent WordPress comment spam

If you have a WordPress website or maintain a blog, you may be aware of the constant barrage of comments which are submitted. Unfortunately, not all of these comments […]

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Our free WordPress holding page plugin – WP Be Right Back

Today sees the release of our latest free WordPress plugin, WP Be Right Back. It’s a nice and simple plugin and more importantly, really easy to use! So, […]

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Using wp_localize_script in WordPress

This tutorial provides some information on wp_localize_script and how you can use it in your next project.

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Our free WordPress Twitter plugin

Most of you will know of the Twitter API changes made last year, which caused thousands of Twitter feeds on websites to stop working. Here at Creare, we […]

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Create your own Tweet Link for WordPress

In this simple tutorial, Dan shows you how to create a dynamic Tweet button for the Single page within WordPress.

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Get WordPress post taxonomy values

Taxonomies are really useful when developing a custom WordPress website. They can give you extra information you need and also allow you to narrow down your search criteria, […]

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