Ahmad Awais
Checkout my latest plugin WP Flat Social Profile Blocks. I am a UI/UX Designer & Front-end developer with 8+ years of experience with WordPress. Read more about me here. If you want to discuss a project, you can always contact me. I have had been designing web pages since the early days of tables & spacers. And No – I’ve never used the scrolling marquee with Comic Sans fonts . Well, I am an Entrepreneur who left his orthodox path of Electrical Eng after graduation to become a UX Engineer/Marketer & a Motivational Speaker.
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    Configuring W3 Total Cache: Advanced Minification SettingsWpconfigtips
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    In the previous article about configuration of W3 Total Cache plugin, we completed configurations of Page Caching. The next part of the advance settings is minification. In this article I will explain and configure General, HTML & XML, JS, CSS and Advanced settings in reference to the minification menu.Read More…
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    Configuring W3 Total Cache: Advanced Page Cache IIWpconfigtips
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    In the previous post, we started configuring advance settings of Page Cache in W3 Total Cache plugin and configured the General and Cache Preload settings. In this article, we will be covering the Purge Policy and Advanced configuration options.Read More…
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    Configuring W3 Total Cache: Advance Page Cache IWpconfigtips
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    At this point, we have configured the General Settings of the W3 Total Cache plugin. Let's move on to the advance settings portion of this plugin. First, we are going to take care of Advance Page Cache settings. My approach in these settings will include an explanation as well as a verdict on the settings both of which I aim to keep as easy as possible for a beginner to understand.Read More…
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    Configuring W3 Total Cache: General Settings IIWpconfigtips
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    We covered half of the General Settings in last article. Let's move forward to configure the remaining options offered by W3TC. In this article, you will get to know about the Database Cache, Object Cache, Browser Cache, CDN and other settings.Read More…
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    Configuring W3 Total Cache: General Settings IWpconfigtips
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    In our last introductory article, I told you all about the importance of using W3TC plugin. Let's start configuring it today. We will cover half of the general settings in this tutorial in which Page Cache & Minification are two important ones.Read More…
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    Optimizing Contact Form 7 for Better PerformanceScreenshot 4
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    Contact Form 7 is one of the most used free contact form plugins. At the time of this article, it has more than 16 million downloads. I think it is just right to consider it the most used contact form plugin. With this large of an audience, optimizing the usage of Contact Form 7 seems like optimizing a significant number of WordPress users. If you don't know it already, Contact Form 7 includes its CSS & JavaScripts files on each and every page of your site. This redundant & wasteful inclusion should be addressed. Read More…
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    Configuring W3 Total Cache: An IntroductionWpconfigtips
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    The page speed of an optimized website scaled for high traffic is a phrase which a developer often hears from the moment they enter the industry. There is a lot of discussion about these topics, and rightly so! In this tutorial, we're going to be taking a look at some of the topics that are often discussed - especially caching - and how it can not only benefit our site, but how to configure our WordPress installation to achieve the best results possible.Read More…
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    The Beginner’s Guide to WordPress SEO by Yoast: On Page SEOThe beginners guide to wordpress seo by yoast 400
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    In the last tutorial of The Beginner's Guide to WordPress SEO by Yoast we did the final tweaking, after that comes the part of how to use the On Page SEO meta box when writing a post or a page in WordPress. Today we will explore this panel/meta box and will discuss the some generic factors which help in ranking your content well. Let's start with a deeper look towards elements of this post. Read More…
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    The Beginner’s Guide to WordPress SEO by Yoast: Final TweakingThe beginners guide to wordpress seo by yoast
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    In my previous article, I discussed the social settings of Yoast's WordPress SEO plugin. In this tutorial, you will learn the final steps to configuring the WordPress SEO plugin with the ultimate goal of making it as rock-solid as possible for your blog.Read More…
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    The Beginner’s Guide to WordPress SEO by Yoast: Social SettingsThe beginners guide to wordpress seo by yoast 400
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    We discussed very basic configuration of the WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast in part one of this tutorial series. Today, we're going to continue the series, and I intend to demonstrate how to configure the following: Social configuration of Yoast SEO Facebook - Open Graph tags Twitter - Twitter cards Google Plus - Google+ author and Google+ publisher Read More…
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    The Beginner's Guide to WordPress SEO by Yoast: ConfigurationThe beginners guide to wordpress seo by yoast 400
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    Everyone these days tries to rank their site's content higher in Google Search results. There are marketing firms earning a good deal of revenue in relation to the most notorious digital term these days, "SEO". In this post I will be explaining the different aspects of "On Page SEO", how to deal with it in WordPress using one of the best free plugins: WordPress SEO by Yoast. This is a series of tutorials, in the first one we will be configuring and understanding different sections of the WordPress SEO Plugin. Future tutorials in this series will be about different aspects of SEO, how to utilize your site's Tags & Categories, the concept of rel='canonical', a practical example of an SEO optimized post, and finally some discussion about what else you need to do after having this plugin configured.Read More…
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    Add Lazy Loading Social Sharing Buttons to your WordPress BlogAdding lazy loading social buttons
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    One of the most common and important parts of every blog is a collection of social media buttons i.e. Facebook's Like button, Twitter's tweet button, Google's +1 button etc. Each social platform adds a JavaScript file with its buttons, this means when a blog page loads it has to wait for the 300kb of social media. This hangs the rendering of the page which results in increased page load time. To resolve this issue some of the really big blogs have devised certain techniques through which the social media buttons can be loaded asynchronously. In this tutorial you will learn how to add this "lazy loading" social sharing buttons to your WordPress blog.Read More…