Do Not Let Your Website Get HiJacked By Your Developer

When choosing a web designer / developer, make sure that the contract you sign clearly states that they must release the master administrator username and password to you immediately upon request. These master accounts are notably utilized by CMS software such as WordPress and Drupal. It is normal for a professional developer to not release the “admin” account until the project is completed. This is to protect the developer from having to repair damage that the use of such privileges can create. It is NOT normal for a developer to refuse to give you the admin credentials after project completion. It is unethical and can possibly lead to your site being held for ransom.
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WordPress – PHP Front Page Conditional Argument

Sometimes, a WordPress template you would like to use does not support the proper functioning of is_front_page(). If you are looking for a way to display some code (HTML or PHP) ONLY on the home page of your WordPress site, regardless of whether you have set the home page to be your blog or a static page, use the following:

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