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Open Source Development

Open Source Development

WordPress is a powerful open source CMS (Content Management System) implemented from PHP and uses MySQL as a database. In current scenario of the web development, it has gained a global acceptance among all the web developers and is basically used for building blogs as well as business websites. WordPress came into being around a decade ago, and in the initial level, only 10 million websites were its part. But, now there is a completely different story and more than 60 million websites are based on it, a surprising statistic.

  • WordPress Migration
  • WordPress Plug-in Development
  • WordPress Template/Theme Development
  • PSD to WordPress
  • WordPress Blog Development
  • Custom WordPress Development
  • WordPress Installation & Configuration
  • Open Source CMS Development
  • WordPress Support & Maintenance
  • WordPress Responsive Design

Taking backups of your WordPress site content and data is one side of the coin. But if something goes wrong, the real value lies in being able to use the backup to restore your site to its former glory (or migrate it to a brand new, trouble-free host).

While it’s possible to rely on manual backups and restoration, that approach tends to suffer from some inefficiencies:

  • It’s time-consuming and requires “babysitting” on your end.
  • You could need professional (paid) help from a developer or agency.
  • Manual work is always more error-prone, especially if you’re not an expert.
  • You’ll need to diligently and regularly take backups of your site.

WordPress users may install and switch among different themes. Themes allow users to change the look and Open Source Developmentfunctionality of a WordPress website without altering the core code or site content. Every WordPress website requires at least one theme to be present and every theme should be designed using WordPress standards with structured PHP, valid HTML (HyperText Markup Language), and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Themes may be directly installed using the WordPress “Appearance” administration tool in the dashboard, or theme folders may be copied directly into the themes directory, for example via FTP.

 

The PHP, HTML and CSS found in themes can be directly modified to alter theme behavior, or a theme can be a “child” theme which inherits settings from another theme and selectively overrides features. WordPress themes are generally classified into two categories: free and premium. Many free themes are listed in the WordPress theme directory, and premium themes are available for purchase from marketplaces and individual WordPress developers. WordPress users may also create and develop their own custom themes. The free theme Underscores created by the WordPress developers has become a popular basis for new themes