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Talking freelancing and viral videos with a multi-award winning filmmaker

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In our case study series we talk to world class experts using WPZOOM themes to level up their businesses. For this instalment I’m very excited to share my conversation with Danny Cooke.

Danny is a filmmaker, director and editor who has won multiple awards, racked up millions of views and worked with a host of prestigious clients. Danny works as a freelancer from his base in Devon, South West UK.
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How to move your WordPress.com blog to self-hosted WordPress

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The commercial relationship between WordPress.com and WordPress.org is subtle and confuses many people. They’re actually two separate entities:

  • WordPress.com offers a hosted (or “managed”) version of WordPress with a limited amount of control and themes. It’s free with paid-for addons.
  • WordPress.org lets you install your own version of WordPress on your own hosting. From now on we’ll just call it “self hosted WordPress”. This requires having your own hosting and domain name (we’ll cover these later).

There are many advantages to using WordPress.org. The additional flexibility gives you full control over your website – including being able to install any WordPress theme. Crucially, that includes all of WPZOOM’s WordPress themes.
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Discussing WordPress business with an IT professional

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With our Case Study series we speak to customers and find out how using WPZOOM products has enhanced their business. It’s always fascinating to hear unique stories and the great products and services customers produce. Today we’re in conversation with IT professional James Flores.

James has been using WordPress since 2005 and hails from Albury, Australia.

Thanks for taking the time, James!

Let’s get straight to the case study.

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A Year with Ticket-based Support: What We Learned

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A year ago we switched to Help Scout, a ticket-based support system, after using a forum-based support system since 2009. The main motivation behind the switch was, as Pavel wrote at the time, was to provide faster, more scaleable and – simply – better support for our customers than we could with the forum-based system.

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Common WordPress Theme Issues (And How To Fix Them)

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WordPress is an incredibly powerful publishing platform with millions of users. With such a huge number of users and an extremely diverse set of usages it’s inevitable that something somewhere goes wrong.

We’ve been making WordPress themes since 2009 and have developed our own set of tools to make sure our themes run beautifully out of the box.

Occasionally plugins and themes don’t get on or something needs a little tweak to get it working properly. These are the most common WordPress theme issues – and how to fix them.

Is your WordPress theme not working how you want it? WPZOOM themes are flexible, easy to customize and well supported. Switch to a WordPress theme that works.

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