How to Disable or Limit the WordPress Heartbeat API

HeartBeat API is a feature that allows web browsers communicate with servers. This communication between the browser and server happens via Ajax every 15 – 60 seconds. The WordPress Heartbeat API is a great feature that provides real-time communication between the server and the browser. Only downside here is the high CPU usage. If you’re …

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HTML Forms – Best lightweight Form Plugin for WordPress Websites

Every website needs some type of web forms. Forms are useful to establish a contact with your potential clients. As a website owner or webmaster there are number of things you should know. One of the thing is about how to create web forms in your WordPress website. Your website can include several type of …

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How to Disable File Editing in the Admin Area of WordPress

WordPress provides file editing capabilities in two specific locations. One is through Appearance » Editor and other is through Plugins » Editor. Using this feature you can edit Theme and Plugin files from the comfort of your WordPress dashboard. Having access to file editors is extremely helpful for administrators and webmasters. But this feature pose …

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How to Install a WordPress Plugin – Step by Step for Beginners

Once you have installed WordPress, you need to learn how to install and activate Plugins. Plugins are nothing but small apps that extends the functionality of WordPress. You can add features like Image Gallery, Ecommerce Store, Learning Management System (LMS), etc. You can download free plugins from WordPress repository here. There are literally thousands of …

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How to Install XAMPP and WordPress Locally on Windows PC

Installing WordPress on your local Windows PC is a great idea. You can use it for website development, testing purpose or to even learn WordPress. Installing WordPress on your local machine can be a bit tricky. In this post I will explain you have how to install XAMPP and WordPress without any confusion. Let’s divide …

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Limit Login Attempts on your WordPress Website

If you have a WordPress website then most likely you’re receiving thousands of malicious attack on your website per month. Most common form of attack every WordPress website receive is the – Brute Force Attack. By default, WordPress allows users to try different usernames and passwords as many times as they want. This feature makes …

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How to Disable Post Revisions in WordPress and Reduce Database Size

Post revisions is a great built-in feature in WordPress. But soon it could increase the overall database size and affect your website’s performance. The post revisions are a full copy of a Post. So if you update the post/page 50 times, then WordPress will store 50 copies of same post/page in the database. So if you’re …

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