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Video Conference Alternatives to Zoom

by Ethan Clevenger

Zoom is catching fire, but people are raising eyebrows about how they handle your personal data Here are some awesome alternatives for surviving quarantine.

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Web Apps vs Smartphone Apps: The Iowa Caucuses

by Ethan Clevenger

No tool is infalliable, but the meltdown of the app built for the Iowa caucuses is a great chance to look at differences between phone apps and web apps.

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How to Create a Sharable URL for your Free PDF

by Ethan Clevenger

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Hide Google’s “People Also Searched For” Box

by Ethan Clevenger

You know that box that expands just after Google loads when you hit "Back"? The one you always click on accident? Disable it in two minutes. Here's how.

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Sterner Stuff’s 2019 Favorite WordPress Black Friday Deals

by Ethan Clevenger

Black Friday is here, and the sales include some of Sterner Stuff's favorite WordPress plugins and hosting! Find the deals you need in this overview.

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Fix WP Bakery Disabling Gutenberg with Classic Editor Enabled

by Ethan Clevenger

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WordCamp US 2019

by Ethan Clevenger

Recapping some of the best talks from WCUS 2019. From enterprise WordPress to team environments to automated testing. Sterner Stuff ❤️ ongoing education.

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How to Pick a WordPress Theme: For Non-Developers

by Ethan Clevenger

If you're not a technical WordPress user and you're trying to decide on the "best" theme to use, this guide should get you started.

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Run a WP-CLI Search-Replace for Revolution Slider

by Ethan Clevenger

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Restore a Fresh Local WordPress Database from Production

by Ethan Clevenger

You've got a WordPress codebase locally but no database configured. You want to pull from production to get started. These bash functions will help.

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