WPBeginner: Comments are a great way to keep your users engaged and build a strong community around your content. Tiny hacks like comment redirect help you improve user experience and stand out. In this article, we will show you how to easily redirect user’s attention with comment redirect in WordPress. First thing you need to do […]
WPMU DEV Blog: Whether you’re a developer who loves to code or you’re an implementer looking to design high-quality sites without breaking too much of a sweat, at some point you’ll want to turn to WordPress plugins for help. Sometimes, it’s not worth it to try and figure out the manual way of adding popup messages to your […]
WPLift: Managed WordPress hosting...if you’ve been around WordPress for any length of time, you’ve probably seen this term bandied about. But what is managed WordPress hosting? And do you actually need it for your site? And what’s more, which of the twenty million managed WordPress hosts out there are actually worth considering?...
WP Mayor: Influencer marketing is set to become the dominant digital marketing strategy in 2017 and beyond. Today’s Generation Y audiences are spending more time on social media and less time watching TV, so identifying social influencers who can effectively promote brands is crucial for marketers.
WPLift: May is almost over, which means it's time for this month's roundup of the best free WordPress themes. Multipurpose business themes with modern, flat and minimalist styles were a common theme this month. The post The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes May 2017 appeared first on WPLift.
WPMU DEV Blog: If you’ve taken the time to read our article WordPress.com and WordPress.org: What’s the Difference? then you know there are major differences between the two WordPress platforms. While both the hosted and self-hosted versions of WordPress are technically free to use (at least to start), that is pretty much where the similarities end....
WPMU DEV Blog: Here at WPMU DEV, we use the word “WordPress” a lot (for obvious reasons!). And when we do mention “WordPress” (there I go again!), I think it’s safe to say that most readers understand that we’re talking about WordPress.org, the self-hosted content management system....
WPLift: Ever wished that you could track outbound link clicks from visitors on your WordPress site? If you’re like 90% of webmasters I know, you use Google Analytics to track your WordPress site. It’s the default and plenty of plugins make it stupid simple to add Google Analytics tracking to your WordPress site. The post How […]
WPBeginner: Want to know some cool WordPress facts? WordPress turn 14 years old today, so we thought what best way to celebrate the world’s most popular website building software than to create a top 25 facts about WordPress infographic. Here are 25 most interesting facts about WordPress that you may not know. You can click on […]
WordPress Tavern: Before the release of PHP 7 in 2015, many WordPress managed hosting companies looked to Facebook’s HHVM to provide better performance. Pagely, WP Engine, and SiteGround added HHVM hosting options in 2014 and early 2015. However, PHP 7 performance gains have been enough to preclude wider HHVM adoption. WordPress core developer John Blackbourn announced yesterday […]
WordPress Tavern: Rainmaker Digital, formerly known as Copyblogger Media, has entered into a letter of intent to partner with Nimble Worldwide, a marketing agency based in Dallas, TX. Assets from both companies will be combined into a new entity with Rainmaker Digital being the majority owner. Brian Clark, CEO of Rainmaker Digital, says the partnership enables them to transform from a […]
WPMU DEV Blog: With the tight competition in the freelance WordPress development space, you shouldn’t expect paid work to just fall in your lap. You need to go after it. But finding clients and sourcing consistent work is a challenge. Especially when you’re just starting out and you haven’t developed a network of connections you can tap into. […]
WP Mayor: Hi everybody who likes one-size-fits-all solutions. You will find quite a number of them in this article as it features top 20 multipurpose WordPress themes suitable both for entrepreneurs and professional designers.
WPBeginner: Are you looking for a WordPress theme for authors? As an author, you want to offer a better reading experience for users while allowing them to connect with you and purchase your books. In this article, we will show you some of the best WordPress themes for authors that you can use on your website. […]
WordPress Tavern: JSON Feed, a project created by Manton Reece and Brent Simmons, launched last week. It’s a syndication format similar to RSS and Atom but built with JSON. “The premise was simple: the time is right for a JSON-based approach to feeds,” Reece said. “We hope that JSON Feed is straightforward enough to be implemented quickly, […]
WPLift: Want to offer live chat to visitors on your WordPress site? If so, what better service to use than a company that is literally named LiveChat? In this review, I’ll be taking a look at LiveChat from the perspective of a WordPress site owner. While LiveChat is technically a standalone SaaS, they have their own […]
WPMU DEV Blog: For many of us, our websites are our bread and butter, even our pet projects. And though they hold a significant position in our lives, unfortunately, mismanage them regularly. While this is okay for smaller sites, the problem persists when we start tackling larger projects. In this article, we’ll take a look at some tips, […]
WPBeginner: Recently, one of our users asked us how they can uninstall and reintsall WordPress? Reinstalling WordPress can solve issues when all other troubleshootings tips fail. In this article, we will show you how to safely uninstall and reinstall WordPress without losing your data or SEO. When Do You Need to Reinstall WordPress? Reinstalling WordPress should […]
WPLift: Today is your lucky day! Our friends over at Jolt are giving away five, 2-year hosting packages for WPLift readers hoping to experience reliable, secure, and UK based SSD cloud hosting. The post Jolt Hosting Competition: Win x5 2-Year Hosting Packages for All Your Hosting Needs appeared first on WPLift.
WordPress – Make Tech Easier: Every web owner knows that traffic is the lifeblood of their site, and good content is the key to getting the flood. But getting visitors is not the only thing; retaining them is also essential. This is where web design and user interface play a significant role. If your website is intuitive and easy on […]
WPMU DEV Blog: There are so many best practices in web design that it sometimes feels like you’re a short order cook checking off requirements before sending a dish to a customer’s table. Did I remember to make my site lightning fast? Check. Is it fully responsive in design? Check....
WPBeginner: Do you want to create your own custom widgets in WordPress? Widgets allow you to drag and drop elements into any sidebar or widget ready area of your website. In this article, we will show you how to easily create a custom WordPress widget. What is a WordPress Widget? WordPress widgets contain pieces of code […]
WP Mayor: Can I just create a website using bare bones WordPress? Yes, but . . . Would Plugins improve my site?...
WPLift: Divi vs Elementor...Looking for the perfect page builder for your WordPress site? If you’ve been perusing your options, you’ve probably come across these two popular tools: Divi Builder and Elementor. The post Divi vs Elementor: A Detailed Page Builder Comparison appeared first on WPLift.
WordPress Tavern: In WordPress 4.3, the Accessibility Team restored H1 headings to the admin screens. This paved the way for the team to change the headings hierarchy in WordPress 4.4. In WordPress 4....
WordPress Tavern: Cape Town will be hosting its fourth annual do_action WordPress Charity Hackathon on July 15 this year. The objective of the event is to build websites for 10 different non-profit organizations in one day, an ambitious endeavor that requires a mix of different web and marketing talents working in highly concentrated teams. Participants help non-profits […]
WordPress Tavern: WordCamp Europe organizers will be ending regular ticket sales on May 31. The event has sold out well in advance in previous years, but the logistics of managing a budget for an estimated 3,000 attendees prompted organizers to opt for ending ticket sales two weeks before the event: As WordCamp Europe is a community event, […]
WPMU DEV Blog: Managing events online has quickly become the norm as more and more event organizers move away from sending paper invitations and handling RSVPs manually over email. Fortunately, online event management tools make it easy for small clubs and large organizations to handle their own events. But while there are many WordPress plugins that can help […]
WPBeginner: Are you looking for some useful .htaccess tricks for your WordPress site. The .htaccess file is a powerful configuration file which allows you to do a lot of neat things on your website. In this article, we will show you some of the most useful ....
WPLift: Before I get into my Genesis review, I want to make one thing clear: This review is not is not about the English rock band. Phil Collins’ angelic voice needs no review. No, this review is about the Genesis WordPress framework, which fits the theme of this blog just a little bit more. The post […]
WP Mayor: “Consistency thou art a jewel…” – William Shakespeare Did you know William Shakespeare was actually a middle aged woman named Helen? True story… If you ever get the chance to connect with the people who are the BEST in their craft or industry, there’s one thing that will become painfully obvious. Their commitment to doing […]
WordPress Tavern: WordPress 3.4 introduced the WordPress Customizer API and over time it has evolved from being a theme customizer to a framework for live-previewing changes to WordPress. Since its inclusion, one of the most common complaints about the Customizer is its narrow sidebar. Even on widescreen monitors, the Customizer sidebar is only 300px wide. This limitation was one of […]
WordPress Tavern: WooCommerce’s flagship Storefront theme released version 2.2.0 today. The release has been more than five months in the making since planning began in early December 2016. Storefront 2....
WPMU DEV Blog: Do you remember a tool that Google had a few years back called Google Places? How about Google+ Local? Both of these free business tools aimed at accomplishing a similar goal: empowering business owners and marketers to control their business’s identity online. Google Places provided businesses with a hub through which you could update your […]
WPBeginner: Do you want to add a background image to your WordPress site? Background images can be used to make your website look more engaging and aesthetically pleasant. In this article, we will show you how to easily add a background image to your WordPress site. Method 1. Add a Background Image Using Your WordPress Theme […]
WP Mayor: Another Monday and another giveaway! Today we would like to give you an opportunity to win 1 of 3 Regular Licenses for Swift Performance - WordPress Cache & Performance Booster.
WordPress – Make Tech Easier: At some point you may discover the need to change the domain name of your WordPress website. Maybe you found a better domain name, or you were using a temporary domain to set everything up. Either way you’ll need to change a few settings inside of your WordPress installation in order to make the transition […]
WPMU DEV Blog: What’s more frustrating than getting a “404 page not found” error in WordPress when your pretty permalink page, post or custom post type does exist? Possibly, seeing the white screen of death when you upload images, which can also happen. Don’t worry, you’re not in the twilight zone or a parallel reality and they do […]
WPMU DEV Blog: WordPress Multisite is an awesome tool in its own right that enables you t create a network of WordPress websites, but did you know it’s possible to create a network of Multisite networks, i.e. a network of networks? A multi-network allows you to have virtually infinite Multisite networks, all using a single WordPress install and […]