Gutenberg and the WordPress of Tomorrow by Morten Rand-Hendriksen

WordPress Tavern: While attending WordCamp US 2017, there were a number of sessions that stood out to me. Gutenberg and the WordPress of Tomorrow by Morten Rand-Hendriksen was one of them. Hendriksen explains the state of WYSIWYG in WordPress and how it doesn't really exist but Gutenberg provides opportunities to change that. He explores developing sites without […]

13+ Best WPBakery Page Builder Add-ons – Formerly Visual Composer

Learn WordPress with WPLift: In the past few weeks, we’ve been diving into add-ons for popular WordPress page builders. These are essentially “plugins for plugins” that add additional functionality to your favorite page builder. In those weeks, we’ve already looked at Elementor add-ons, Beaver Builder add-ons, and some Divi extensions. Now, we’re going to round things out with a look […]

We’re Giving You The WhiP VIP Absolutely Free!

WPMU DEV Blog: We just sent out our 650th edition of the WhiP to more than a quarter million readers! And we don’t want you to miss another link. Because, in case you didn’t know, previously we’ve held back a VIP edition of the WhiP each week, just for paying members of WPMU DEV. But as of today… […]

How to Use Contact Form to Grow Your Email List in WordPress

WPBeginner: Did you know that you can use your WordPress contact form to grow your email list? Users are most engaged when they are trying to reach out using the contact form on your website. In this article, we will show you how you can use contact forms to grow your email list in WordPress. Why […]

How To Password Protect WooCommerce Categories With WooCommerce Password Protected Categories

WP Mayor: Most WooCommerce store owners are trying to get their products in front of as many eyeballs as possible. More traffic is always good because it means a better chance to make a sale, right? This post isn’t for those WooCommerce store owners. Instead, I’m going to talk about a more niche use – password protecting […]

How to use FTP to upload files to WordPress for Beginners

WPBeginner: Are you looking to learn how to use FTP to upload files on your WordPress website? FTP or file transfer protocol is a fast and simple way to upload files from your computer to your website. In this article, we will show you how to use FTP to upload files to WordPress. Video Tutorial If […]

Fake WordPress Plugins: What You Need to Know

WPMU DEV Blog: There are a lot of time-saving apps, CSS frameworks, and JavaScript libraries you can use as a WordPress developer to simplify your workflows. But plugins? Especially ones found in the WordPress repository or from your WPMU DEV membership? Talk about convenience and instant satisfaction. Plugins are definitely one of the pluses of building websites using […]

SUMO Coupons – WooCommerce Coupon Plugin

WP Mayor: SUMO Coupons is one of the best WooCommerce Coupon Plugins developed by Fantastic Plugins. Using SUMO Coupons, you can offer free coupons to your customers for Account Sign Up, Product Purchases, Writing Reviews, and Creating Blog Posts etc. The earned coupons can be used to make discounts on future purchases. SUMO Coupons supports Simple Products, […]

22 Best WordPress Themes for Recipe Blogs

WPBeginner: Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for your recipe blog? Traditional blog themes lack the imagery needed to make your recipes stand out. In this article, we will show you the best WordPress themes for recipe blogs that you can try right away. Making a Recipe Blog with WordPress WordPress is the most […]

The Anatomy of a Successful Website Pop-up

WPMU DEV Blog: Websites used to be filled with lots of noise – pages full of flashy, ugly color schemes, too much text jammed into small spaces, and pop-ups that jumped out of the browser and annoyed the heck out of visitors. But designers didn’t know any better back then or, rather, they were simply working with the […]

Q&A with Advanced WordPress Developer – Carl Alexander

WP Mayor: Carl Alexander has been programming since he was 8 years old. His forte is advanced topics in WordPress. He has been published in several popular online news, blogs and communities. This includes the likes of SmashingMagazine. Mr….

Elementor vs Visual Composer (WPBakery Page Builder): Which One Should You Choose?

Learn WordPress with WPLift: Elementor vs WPBakery Page Builder (formerly known as Visual Composer) is an interesting comparison because it’s pitting two page builders with vastly different market positions. On one side, you have Elementor – the upstart that’s managed to quickly amass 300,000 active installs in under two years. And on the other, you have WPBakery Page Builder, […]

How to Accept Bitcoin Payments in WordPress

WPBeginner: Do you want to accept Bitcoin payments in WordPress? Bitcoin makes it super easy to accept online payments from anywhere in the world. In this article, we will show you how to easily accept Bitcoin payments in WordPress. Why Accept Bitcoin Payments in WordPress? WordPress allows you to build an ecommerce store in minutes using […]

5 Best SEO Tools for Checking Google Keyword Rankings

WPMU DEV Blog: It’s important to pick the right keywords when you first create a new website. After all, you’re not just using keywords in blog post or page content, you’re using them in slugs, tags, and meta descriptions. So, if you don’t choose the right ones the first time around, you’ll have to revise later in order […]

SUMO Memberships – WooCommerce Membership

WP Mayor: SUMO Memberships for WooCommerce is a Premium WooCommerce Membership Plugin and one among the best, using which you can Sell Membership Plans and restrict certain sections of your site to users who haven’t purchased Membership Plans.

Gumbo Theme Review: A Podcasting Theme That Exceeds Expectations

Learn WordPress with WPLift: Podcasting has been rising in popularity each year. In fact, you may not realize it, but the podcast audience is bigger than you think. With 42 million Americans listening to podcasts weekly, statistics show that podcast listening is growing steadily at a rate of 10%-20% a year. With that said, it’s no wonder that more […]

How to Add Load More Posts Button in WordPress

WPBeginner: Do you want to add a load more posts button in WordPress? Many popular platforms allow users to load more posts when they reach to the bottom of the page. In this article, we will show you how to easily add a load more posts button in WordPress. When and Why Add Load More Posts […]

Tips for Managing Multiple Websites for Multiple Clients

WPMU DEV Blog: If you’re running a WordPress business, you’ll probably be managing a number of websites for more than one client. I host a bunch of websites for a wide variety of clients, from single page sites establishing the presence of a business that doesn’t need to market itself online (yes, those genuinely exist) to large e-commerce […]

How to Create an E-Commerce Site With WordPress

WP Mayor: E-commerce is big business, as is WordPress – in fact, many storefronts are now powered by the platform. While you have your website platform no doubt sorted out, you’ll still need to purchase your domain name and web hosting, then get down to developing your e-commerce website. For this you’ll need a dependable and fully-featured […]

A Complete Guide to WordPress Password Security

WPMU DEV Blog: I know I talk a lot about how it’s your responsibility to ensure that your WordPress websites are secure. (Because it is.) That said, there are instances where you have very little control over the vulnerabilities that other users introduce to the site. Specifically, I’m referring to users who don’t abide by smart and safe […]

How to Select Best Event Management Plugin for Your Site

WP Mayor: In this post, we are going to cover the different elements of WP Event Manager which others plugins lack. You will get the full information about what WP Event Manager plugin can do better than others to create your event listing website quickly. To just have a brief about the plugin- WP Event Manager is […]

11+ Divi Extensions And Add-on Providers To Extend Divi Further

Learn WordPress with WPLift: In the past few weeks, we’ve featured posts on Elementor add-ons and Beaver Builder add-ons, which may have left you to think that we’ve forgotten about the horde of Divi fans out there. That couldn’t be further from the truth – we were just making you guys wait! But no longer, because today we’re about […]

We’re Looking for Remote Support Engineers!

WP Mayor: Our WP RSS Aggregator plugin has continued to grow and develop into the premier plugin for importing content via RSS feeds in WordPress. A major part of this growth has been our ability to provide top-notch support with every step of the way. This has been reflected in the 5-star reviews on WordPress.org that highly […]

How to Add Click to Load for GIFs in WordPress

WPBeginner: Do you want to add a click to load GIF player on your WordPress website? Animated GIF images take longer to load which affects page speed and user experience. That’s why many popular blogging platforms don’t auto-load GIFs in their apps. In this article, we will show you how you can easily add click to […]

Why Image SEO Needs to Be a Priority (and 9 Ways to Do It Right)

WPMU DEV Blog: In this age of streaming video and podcasts and truncated social media messaging, your audience has come to expect a certain amount of convenience and speed in which they can consume content. And why shouldn’t they? If there is technology readily available and web development techniques that help you create content in this manner, there’s […]

WOT Cache Review: A Comprehensive WordPress Performance Plugin

Learn WordPress with WPLift: You don’t need me to tell you that page speed is important. I mean – the data is there. Page load times affect everything from user experience to conversion rates and even where your site ranks in the SERPs. Page speed’s importance is one of the reasons you see all those massive, complicated posts on […]

Giveaway: Win 1 of 2 Annual Plans of IO Zoom WordPress Cloud Hosting Service

WP Mayor: Today we teamed up with IO Zoom to give you a chance to win 1 of 2 annual plans of WordPress Cloud Hosting Service. IO Zoom is a cloud hosting provider that offers true cloud hosting with high availability. Their services include Cloud vps, SSD vps, Windows vps, WordPress vps, and WordPress hosting.

WordCamp US 2017 is Livestreaming All Sessions for Free

WordPress Tavern: WordCamp US is kicking off this morning. If you couldn’t make the journey to Nashville, you can still follow along at home or wherever you are in the world. Livestream Tickets are free on the event’s website. Once you’ve registered for a ticket, head on over to 2017.us….

How to Do SEO for a WooCommerce Website? Basic E-Commerce SEO Tips

WP Mayor: WordPress (WP). Alas, there is not much information on SEO for it floating around. Therefore, we aim to set things right and allow you to get the most bang for your buck. Before we dive into detail, the first thing to note is that the world of SEO is always on the move. The days […]

How to Create a Default Featured Image for WordPress Blog Posts

WPMU DEV Blog: Featured images are an essential part of every blog post’s identity; not just for the website, but for any place online where it might be shared. WordPress does have a designated spot where you can easily upload a featured image for each post. However, it’s easy to overlook it when you’re busy trying to write […]

21 Best Wedding WordPress Themes

WPBeginner: Are you looking for a wedding themes for your WordPress site? For wedding websites, you need a theme that can showcase the best moments of the event. In this article, we have picked some of the best WordPress wedding themes that you can use. Making a Wedding Website with WordPress WordPress is a popular choice […]

WP Review Slider Pro Review: Display Facebook, Google, And Yelp Reviews On WordPress

Learn WordPress with WPLift: If you run any kind of business, reviews are essential to getting people to trust you. In a survey from BrightLocal, a whopping 85% of surveyed consumers said they trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations. And when it comes to trusting reviews, that same survey shows that consumers trust these three sources the […]

Envato Elements Adds WordPress Themes And Plugins – One Price, Unlimited Downloads

Learn WordPress with WPLift: If you’re one of Netflix’s 104 million subscribers, you know that paying one fixed price for access to a huge library of content is pretty dang awesome. Rather than purchasing individual shows (expensive!), you just pay $10 per month for the pleasure of gorging yourself on heaps of TV shows and movies. Pretty cool! So […]

Gutenberg 1.8 Adds Greater Extensibility for Plugin Developers

WordPress Tavern: Gutenberg 1.8 was released this week with several notable improvements that will give plugin developers more flexibility in extending the editor. It introduces block templates, which developers can use when registering a new custom post type. The block templates define a set of pre-configured blocks that will initialize when a user creates a new post. […]

Is WordPress Safe for eCommerce Websites?

WPMU DEV Blog: WordPress is not inherently built for eCommerce. In order to sell anything on your website, you need to use a theme and a series of plugins in order to tap into that functionality (or you need to code it all from scratch). But just because WordPress on its own is not eCommerce-ready doesn’t make it […]

MicroJob Engine Theme Review

Learn WordPress with WPLift: Since the big success of Fiverr, new micro job platforms have been popping up every once in a while. Every new micro job platform tries to add more features and flexibility for both the freelancers and the customers in order to have a competitive advantage. Engine themes developed MicrojobEngine to enable any WordPress user to […]

How to Appear in Google Answer Boxes with Your WordPress Site

WPBeginner: Do you want your articles to appear in Google answer boxes? Answer boxes are Google’s push to answer questions directly on the search results page. In this article, we will explain how to appear in Google Answer Boxes for WordPress users. What is a Google Answer Box? Google Answer box is part of Google’s Knowledge […]

Beyond Multisite: Supercharge Your WordPress Multisite

WP Mayor: Beyond Multisite is a powerful plugin with 10 different modules made to give you the multisite features you were missing. It lets you hide plugins from site administrators, insert global HTML code for all or some sites, bulk delete comments, revisions, or sites, and much more! Take control of your WordPress network and go to […]