WordPress by its very nature generates a lot of news. It is a continuously evolving world of development via many different sources. As a result there is an insatiable desire from its users to seek out WordPress news, or better still, to be fed it on a regular basis without going to too much trouble.
The majority of WordPress users rightly see …
Like anything you achieve in life, becoming a WordPress Developer will not be easy. Hard work, time, energy, determination and huge sacrifice are just some of the many qualities you will need.
There is no fast pass to becoming a WordPress Developer. You will need to be far more than just a WordPress ‘expert’ reading a few tutorials and customising some themes. It …
Editing and designing web pages has become a simple and straightforward task since the release of Visual Composer. Some people love messing with code; experimenting, playing around and learning from their mistakes. But not all of us are experts in CSS or HTML. It is very easy to find yourself in an indecipherable mess you can’t get yourself out of. Many of …
Whether you are using WordPress ecommerce as your primary business function, or as a secondary backup to a physical shop or service, there are some great ideas and solutions out there to help you. These solutions can be split up into themes, plugins and general tips. Essentially, they are all easy to implement and are aimed at offering the best customer …
Adding a WordPress forum to your blog or website is a great way to supplement your posts and content. A forum can attract and retain additional traffic, give a wider context to your content and make your site a social platform of significance in your chosen subject area.
We will look at some general pointers and recommendations on how to set up …
Make sure you are always using the very latest version of WordPress in order to benefit from bug fixes, new and improved features and better security. Check for the official versions as they are updated regularly.
No matter how much experience you have of WordPress you can’t fail to have noticed that it is far more than just a simple CMS. The open source nature of WordPress means it never stands still, is constantly evolving and is reliant on the direct input of its own community.
Advantages of embedding videos
You don’t necessarily have to be a full-time video blogger, or Vlogger if you like, to be embedding videos in to your WordPress site on a regular basis. Videos are a great tool to enhance a post, demonstrate a key point, or just make a visual statement. But don’t be put off by the perceived complexity of adding …
Search engines love text. Images, on the other hand, they can’t deal with. For that reason WordPress photobloggers might find themselves a little perplexed as to how they can optimise their blog for search engine ranking. However, there are methods that can help to promote your blog for search engines and ensure your fantastic work is opened up to as big …
Creating a unique WordPress website is a challenge. Whatever the topic of your blog or the market that your product or service is supplying, chances are it will be a competitive field. Your site has to stand out from the crowd and offer something different. Furthermore, with all the effort you are putting in you don’t want your site to look like somebody else’s or just something off the shelf; …
We’re frequently asked how easy it is to setup and manage a website with WordPress and one of our WordPress themes so we thought we’d show you by setting the timer to 5 minutes and giving ourselves the challenge of creating a website for plumbers using our specialist WordPress theme Plumbers Pro within that time. Here is how we got on… start the timer!
There are many calendar plugins available for WordPress that share the same features and perform equally well, but don’t necessarily stand out. Here, we have produced a list of calendar plugins that have unique or more specific features which complement a variety of WordPress themes and add real value to your site.
The WordPress Dashboard will become the epicentre of your world as you build your website or blog. It can look complex but you will use some features once, some never and the key ones you will soon become familiar with.
The target release date for WordPress 4.0 is just around the corner, and if you can’t wait for August 27th then you can read about the key ones below.
We’ve been busy preparing the third WordPress theme in our new series of WordPress themes that we’re launching over the next few months. The first, Removals Pro launched first and was the first in our ‘Trade’ based series of premium WordPress themes. The second was Plumbers Pro, a WordPress theme for plumbers and today we’re excited to show you a …
Like any product we use, the consumer can decide what value it has and how much they want to pay for it. There are well over a thousand free WordPress themes available, so why a budding blogger or start-up business should pay for a premium theme is a reasonable question. The general rule of thumb in life is that you get what you pay for, and that applies with theme …