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If you’ve been using WordPress for a long time, you probably feel at home in the WordPress dashboard. But think back to the first time you logged into your trusty wp-admin…were you able to instantly navigate your way around?
Are you curious why content marketing doesn’t seem to work for every business? A lot of business owners believe that simply having a blog will be enough for a steady stream of new customers to start pouring in. Sorry, that’s not how it works. Your content isn’t doing anything except sitting there taking up virtual space, unless you align it with your business goals.
CDN – you’ve probably seen this acronym bandied about by the web community. But do you actually know what it means? And better yet, do you know how it can benefit your WordPress site?
Want to develop the magical superpower to control how your content looks on Facebook? I think we can all agree that’s a pretty cool skill to have.
WordPress, by default, has no options to add customizable buttons. However, there are many free and paid solutions to build attractive buttons. Which can be used in landing pages as well as in calls to action? There are WordPress plugins for almost every task. In this post, you will learn why you need these buttons and WordPress plugins to get them.
I think we all have probably experienced this…You share a post on social media. A post you put a ton of thought and time into. But when it comes to engagement on social media, all you hear is the faint sound of crickets. Zero. Zilch. Nada. Is it because your post just wasn’t interesting? Unfortunately, that’s always a possibility. But it’s far more likely that your followers just didn’t see your post.
Is there anything more addictive than the Facebook News Feed. I mean, I’m sitting here trying to write this post, but that addictive little bugger just keeps scrolling…and scrolling…and scrolling. Now, it’s 30 minutes later and I still haven’t started.
If you use Facebook, you know just how attention-grabbing those auto-playing videos in your news feed can be. I know for me, even without sound, I find myself getting sucked into videos I would otherwise have no interest in.
Where do you write your WordPress posts? If you’re writing them in the WordPress Editor from the beginning, I think you’re making things a lot
If you have ever wanted to start all over again with your WordPress website, but are not sure how to get back to your default
Image theft…Photographers have been dealing with it forever, but thanks to the Internet, it’s become easier than ever for thieves to take images. And it doesn’t just affect photographers anymore. Anyone who’s creating unique images knows the pain of unattributed image theft.
Raise your hand if you have customized more than 5 WordPress sites. Keep it raised if it’s more than 10. If I get to 20, and your hand is still raised, then it’s hard for me to imagine that you haven’t used a child theme. Working with child themes is one of the best practices of overriding parent WordPress themes.
If there’s one page most websites have in common, it’s this one: The “About” page. It’s usually front-and-center on every navigation menu. People can, and
One of the great things about WordPress is how easy it makes running a website. But WordPress can’t do everything… You need to be a little proactive – here are some things you need to do on a regular basis to keep your site running smoothly. If you don’t, your site might slow down, be vulnerable to security attacks, lose contacts, or even drop in the search engines.
Adding responsive grids to your WordPress site is a great way to display content and manage your page layout. While there are many excellent themes
I’m going to let you in on one of my deep, dark secrets: I’m a horrible designer. As someone who’s known for his spartan home decorating and fondness for white walls, calling me merely “design challenged” would be a compliment. But, because I know how important images are to blog posts, I try anyway.
If you want your posts to get more visibility and shares on Facebook, then this guide is for you. In this post, you’ll learn how you can implement Facebook Instant Articles to get more shares and visibility on Facebook.
We all know how important it is to ensure your website loads as fast as possible these days, with the increase in mobile device visitors
As a blogger, you want higher optin conversion rates. You’ve used every possible optin method on your website. All to attract and convert every bit
A wireframe is essentially a web designer’s plan for a web page. This frame can be hand-drawn with simple pen and paper, but wireframing tools
Today we are looking at a WordPress theme named Social Marketplace, which has been built by BuddyBoss and is designed to work in conjunction with
Your pricing table is like the altar of your business. How the altar looks to inspire action, how well it serves its purpose, how effectively
So you’ve decided to open a store. You’ve got a product and a target audience that wants it. You’ve looked at different e-commerce platforms and
I’ve got a confession to make. Although I’ve been using WordPress for a good few years now, and over the past year have used the
One of the most frustrating things for buyers of commercial themes is when they activate a theme on their site and it looks nothing like
As theme and plugin developers we build up a collection of go-to tools over time which can help us create better products and speed up
Blogging can be a very productive activity in itself for many reasons. Businesses with a blog will find it easier to attract search engine and
WordPress & Politics: Political WordPress Themes & Plugins for Politicians, Elections & Campaigns 2016
We have just had a General Election here in the UK which gave me the idea to look into how WordPress is being used in
If you run a content based website then getting your posts out to as many people as possible is the name of the game and
This post is for the theme designers amongst us – it’s always good to build up a “tool kit” of resources that you can use
If you create your own WordPress themes then using some sort of version control is essential, there are a few options such as SVN and
We now know the Google takes site speed into account when determining search rankings nowadays, just how much of an effect speed has on your
One of the great things about the GPL is the freedom that it grants to build upon other people’s work, you are free to take
If you have been running a blog for any period of time you will know that content tends to die off in terms of search
Just as WordPress democratized online publishing, allowing anyone to share their thoughts and ideas online for free in just a few clicks, Udemy aims to
I have been searching recently for a good forum system to use in conjunction with a WordPress front-end, while bbPress is great and I do
I received the gift of Xbox One for Christmas this year and in between sessions on Dragon Age and Destiny I have done a little
With the launch of Windows 8.1, Microsoft introduced a new Metro UI which was designed to work on mobiles devices as well as desktops. It
Today we are going show you how to add a GitHub login button into a WordPress theme using Oauth – this tutorial is for developers
KeyCDN is a content delivery network that has the ability to increase the performance and speed of your WordPress website. With 40% of visitors abandoning
If you wish to customize your WordPress theme, then unless it has a live editor built-in then you would need to have some knowledge of
We recently looked at Microsoft’s cloud service Azure where we gave an introduction to the service and how to setup a fresh WordPress installation. Today
Apple’s Retina Display or HiDPI is a topic of discussion among web designers and developers. WordPress developers and designers have already started responding to this
WordPress uses a mySQL database to store, retrieve and display all the data within your website. This database is the most crucial part of the
The WordPress media uploader has improved a lot over the years and now provides some powerful tools to manage your images, edit them within WordPress,
Hacking is such a dirty word. I think of hacking and two things come to mind. Someone or something getting chopped to bits, or some
Sitemaps are an essential part of SEO, they allow the search engine bots to access all your posts, pages and other post types from one
For navigating older posts, by default WordPress uses next and previous links which are ok but only allow you to go back one page at
There are a number of reasons for wanting to simplify the WordPress admin menu, perhaps you are a developer and have handed a new site
What’s more important? Creating great content on your website, marketing your content, or converting visitors in to paying customers? Can’t come up with the answer?