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5 Essential Divi Builder Guides

5 Essential Divi Builder Guides

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7Raa01uGZY&list=PL6oN8GbKBnrm1kkVhFwzOEyxYCYkPP1oR #Divi, #DiviTheme, #DiviBuilder, @hostdivi 5 Essential Divi Builder Guide: how to use divi builder? The page builder for the Divi theme by Elegant Themes. 1) How To Enable Visual Builder Divi? Today we're looking at how to enable the Divi builder for the Divi Theme. Once you log into your admin panel, hover over the title of your website on the top left, then click on “visit site”.  Navigate to the page that you would like to edit with the Divi Builder. Once you're on the page that you want to edit, you can click “enable visual builder” at the top. You'll see the little spinner change and you get these options here.  You can then click and select and edit your text. To save, click the little triple dot at the bottom to expand, click the save button and click exit. 2) Divi Library Items On the homepage we have a list of books - this whole row with the four books - we want to be able to add...

Preparing for managed Divi Hosting

This article contains all the steps from my simple WordPress Divi Hosting evaluation system which has helped dozens of businesses host successful WordPress sites. This will increase your chances of completing your website and make sound decisions about hosting for Divi. Questions you need to ask: How do I look up my Domain Name Registrar?What is DNS management?How do I look up my website and email records?What is managed Divi WordPress hosting? Why managed WordPress and Divi Hosting? Security is the key to keeping your website clean, protected and safe. Support is paramount, giving you peace of mind knowing help is available. License Guidance because it takes time to keep track of all the individual products/software that you purchased. Why HOSTDIVI.COM? Almost 15 years in the web presence development industry.Helped hundreds of small business owners.The only company who services small businesses with fully managed Divi hosting .Actively involved in the WordPress...

Managed WordPress Hosting – 3 Reasons You Need It

Managed WordPress Hosting – 3 Reasons You Need It

Three reasons why you need managed WordPress hosting for Divi. WordPress is the most popular CMS in the world, and whether you are running a website for small business or enterprise, there are a variety of considerations and concerns. We wanted to share some of our insights on managed WordPress hosting. Over the past couple of years, there are a few key reasons that someone ended up at our virtual door for managed WordPress hosting from major errors to slow response or lack of attention. And, they can all be contributed to a lack of WordPress maintenance. #1 WordPress Rescue One way or another, WordPress has been compromised and you need help. There are various tools and techniques to analyze and resolve issues. The main reason a website needs rescuing is lack of security. Well, poor or no security comes from a couple of different root causes. A. No security. Installing a security plugin and doing a basic configuration will help a lot. iThemes and WordFence are both great plugins to...

Help with WooCommerce

#WooCommerce #WordPress #Tutorial WooCommerce help and tips to learn how to manage your WooCommerce store products, inventory, and export orders. WooCommerce Adding A New Product Part 1 We will be going over how to add a new product to your website. First you want to be in your dashboard then to the left and your menu you want to press products then underneath products you want to press add new and it'll bring you to this screen in this screen you can add your products name and if you scroll down you can add the price of your product and a short description of your product then to the right and second from the bottom you can select a set product image I'll select the butterfly knife a set product image scroll back up and press publish on the right side of your screen then if you wish to view your product on your website at the very top says product published and press the link next to that. WooCommerce Changing...

Divi security using iThemes

This video series provides short "How to" videos about Wordpress Security, helping you make your self-hosted Wordpress website secure. Hardening your Wordpress website has never been more important. In this series we focused on 5 features available in iThemes security. Watch our  security tutorials for Wordpress Security to instantly block hackers, hide the back end login, remove the default "Admin" user, enable recaptcha, and change your database table pre-fix. Wordpress Security - Remove the Default Admin User? Removing the default admin helps prevent against automated attacks on your WordPress website. This makes your WordPress website more secure. UPDATE: This has been change and is now located under "Local Brute Force Protection". Automatically ban "admin" user Immediately ban a host that attempts to login using the "admin" username.  WordPress Security - hide backend login? Hiding the backend login page of your WordPress website shuts down many...

Tips for First Time Website Owners

Tips for building your first website! One of the best experiences in life is starting your own business. You learn a lot about business, people, finances, and advertising/marketing. When starting up a small business, most of the time there is very little if any budget for web design. Usually this area gets overlooked. Sometimes it makes a difference and other times it doesn’t. In today’s business world everyone has a web site of some sort. The trick is to design your first web site to look professional by following the basic rules and get it to the market quickly. Here are some tips that I have learned after building over 300 websites since 2000. Domain Names You can spend a lot of money on domain names for no return. I believe that you don't need to register other extensions or variations unless you really intend to do something with them. Once you start trying to protecting your brand, you go into a defensive mode which is really the wrong mindset. You want to be in a mindset of...

Jetpack set up and optimization

How to disable un-used Jetpack settings in Wordpress? Jetpack has a lot of benefits. Jetpack is a CDN, loading various features and code from Wordpress. However, enabling all the options and then not using them can cause the negative effect of slowing down your website to your customers. So, when enabling Jetpack features treat them just as you would adding another plugin to your website, less plugins is usually faster delivery. How to enable Single Sign On (SSO) in Jetpack with Wordpress.com? I find the SSO very helpful on the websites that are not loaded into our Management system, giving me one password to rule them all. You may also pull in some cool statistics about how your website is doing. Wordpress How to enable Jetpacks mobile theme? Enabling the mobile theme is easy. Log into your WordPress admin panel and navigate to your Jetpack settings tab. Next the to "Mobile Theme" on the right click the "activate" button. Regarding mobile themes,...

Not getting email notifications from your website forms?

Why don't I get emails from my website form? Website forms are an essential part of your website because it generates leads for your business by starting the conversation. If your website forms are not working then your business is at a standstill. If you are paying for advertisements to drive traffic to your website, you could be wasting money. Almost everyone has had or will eventually have issues with their website forms. A lot of the time form issues are not related to the form but are actually problems with email delivery. There are several steps to delivering an email from a website form. Here are the steps. The website form saves the information on the website. The information is picked up and sent to your email account. Your email account then puts the email into the correct folder. Now, let’s look at this process in more detail. 1) Blocking the spammers Hackers and spammers love to find forms that are not secure, so they can use them to send their own messages or access...

Top 5 WordPress Themes | Are They “Gutenberg” Ready?

Are the Top 10 Themes Gutenberg Ready? Are you tired of a blank page and simple editor in your WordPress website? Let's take a look at the best WordPress themes and the future of your WordPress website. Your WordPress theme may or may not be compatible with the new WordPress version 5.0 called "Gutenberg". We have dug through articles to find what each WordPress theme is doing to get ready for Gutenberg and tried to determine if the report for each theme is positive or negative. Before we begin, let's clarify, not all themes have builders. Some themes work best with certain layout builders. In this article, we have organized our list of the most popular themes and their builder if not included with the theme. #1 WooCommerce Themes The most popular and widely used theme is woocommerce. Woocommerce was purchased by Automatic in May of 2015. They currently make up 20% of the top 1 million WordPress websites1. Woocommerce isn't 100% sure how woocommerce plugins will work with Gutenberg....

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