TOP Services to Create a Website Without a Line of Code

WP Mayor: If you're a web-development and web-design guru, then creating a website is like a piece of cake for you. But if you're a novice there - there are services aimed to help you in first steps of website building. Let's discover the easiest platforms to create a website without knowledge of coding.

WordPress Is Now on HackerOne, Launches Bug Bounties

WordPress Tavern: WordPress now has its own official HackerOne account where security researchers can responsibly disclose vulnerabilities to the security team. The project’s page was previously listed under Automattic’s profile before HackerOne launched its free community edition for open source projects. WordPress has now transitioned to its own account, which also includes sister projects BuddyPress, bbPress, GlotPress, […]

30+ Free High Quality WordPress Themes Worth Checking Out in 2017

WPMU DEV Blog: When I first started working with WordPress many years ago, themes in the WordPress Theme Directory were “okay.” That is to say, they weren’t great but they did the job well until it was time to get serious and buy a premium theme. But times, they are a-changin’. Theme shops have changed the game, lifting […]

How to Display Author’s Twitter and Facebook on the Profile Page

WPBeginner: Do you want to display your author’s Twitter and Facebook links on their WordPress profile page? By default, WordPress user profile page does not have any fields to add Facebook or Twitter profiles. In this article, we will show you how to easily display author’s Twitter and Facebook profile links in WordPress. 1. Add Twitter […]

Image Organization and Gallery Creation Made Easy Using Gallery Factory

WP Mayor: Living in a world where cameras capture our every move and photos plaster themselves across the internet on blogs, social media networks, and image hosting websites, it is impossible to underestimate the importance of a high-quality and engaging photograph on your website. However, if by some chance you don’t understand the powerful effect images can […]

Making Money From Your Blog: Site Configuration and Preparation

WPMU DEV Blog: In the first post in this series about blogging with WordPress (and making money from it!), I looked at how you can find a niche for your blog if you want to make money from it. In this second part, I’ll walk you through the process of getting your blog ready to go. You may […]

17 Best Text Editors for WordPress Development in 2017

WPMU DEV Blog: When it comes to WordPress development, it’s essential to use tools that make your life easier, but not all tools are created equal, especially when it comes to text editors. There are many popular word processors that add their own formatting, which means any code you add won’t actually work when you upload the file […]

How to Make a Website in 2017 – Step by Step Guide

WPBeginner: Are you looking to make a website? Starting a website can be a terrifying thought specially when you’re not techy. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Having helped over 130,000+ people make a website with WordPress, we have decided to create the most comprehensive step by step guide on how to a make a website without […]

26 Best Sales Page WordPress Themes for Marketers (2017)

WPBeginner: Are you looking for the best sales page WordPress theme for your marketing campaign? Sales page or landing page WordPress themes help marketers convert visitors into paying customers. In this article, we have hand-picked some of the best sales page WordPress themes for marketers. Creating a Sales Page Website with WordPress Studies conducted by MarketingSherpa […]

How to Enhance Your Website’s Feed Display

WP Mayor: You’re probably most familiar with your own website’s RSS feed. But did you know that you can use other website’s RSS feeds to display content on your own website?

Smart Footer System 2 Review: Build Footers With Visual Composer + More

WPLift: Ever wished you could build a custom footer with Visual Composer or another page builder? Not too long ago, I reviewed a plugin called Smart Footer System that helps you do just that...plus a bunch more! The post Smart Footer System 2 Review: Build Footers With Visual Composer + More appeared first on WPLift.

How Microinteractions Make Boring Websites Larger Than Life (and How to Add Them to WordPress)

WPMU DEV Blog: Microinteractions are single-case interactions that revolve around the use of a product or technology. They are everywhere in the real world and online. Maybe you’ve noticed them, maybe you haven’t. But one thing’s for sure: their proper use (or misuse) can make or break a product. In this articles, we’ll take a closer look at microinteractions […]

How to Create Custom Single Post Templates in WordPress

WPBeginner: Do you want to create a custom single post template in WordPress? Custom single post templates allow you to easily select different templates for your posts. In this article, we will show you how to easily create custom single post templates in WordPress. Note: This tutorial requires you to edit WordPress theme files. If you […]

What Is Google Analytics Event Tracking? A Complete Introduction

WPFlow: If you’re like a lot of webmasters I’ve met, you have at least a basic understanding of website analytics. I’m guessing you’ve set up the core Google Analytics tracking code at a bare minimum, right? But is that where you stopped? If so, I’m here to open your eyes to a whole new level of […]

VersionPress 4.0 Tentatively Scheduled to Ship in September

WordPress Tavern: Nealy a year ago, VersionPress 3.0 was released. This version added new search capabilities, bulk undo, and a number of bug fixes. It was the first release since it became a free, open source project. In a post on the project’s development blog, Borek Bernard, co-founder of VersionPress, describes what the team is focusing on for […]

WP Engine is Celebrating Its 7th Birthday

WP Mayor: Later this month, WP Engine will be celebrating its 7th birthday! Quite the achievement, and they keep growing year after year, while offering top quality services. Join the celebrations with their limited time discounts!

How to Use Google Optimize to Run Experiments On Your Site in a Few Minutes

WPMU DEV Blog: As WordPress developers, you’re always on the lookout for new ways to improve your workflow as well as your project’s outcomes. We already know that A/B testing is something that can help with this. The problem with many A/B testing tools, though, is that they tend to cost a lot of money to use and […]

How to Use Different Sidebars on Different Pages, Posts, or Categories

WPLift: I bet that you have more than one type of content on your WordPress site. So why is your sidebar the same across every single page and category? Using different sidebars for different pages and categories allows you to offer readers a browsing experience that’s much more specific to their needs. The post How to […]

12 Best Practices for Contact Form Page Design (with Examples)

WPBeginner: Do you want to improve your contact form page design? A good contact form page design encourage more users to contact you thus boosting your conversions. In this article, we will show you the best practices of good contact form page designs and what makes them so useful. Why A Good Contact Form Page is […]

5 Best Lead Capture Plugins for WordPress

WP Mayor: Did you know that around 70% of your website visitors drop off on the same page? Wouldn’t it be great if some of those visitors turned into customers, or loyal subscribers? These plugins might help you do just that.

bbPress 2.6 Beta 3 Likely as Team Focuses on Solid Data Migration Path

WordPress Tavern: For the past few months, users have been testing bbPress 2.6 Beta 2. bbPress 2.6 will be the first major version update since 2014 and will include the following features: Per-forum moderators Improved favorites and subscriptions management Improved BuddyPress integration Performance improvements User experience improvements to meta-boxes and admin-area tools Tighter integration with the WordPress Dashboard […]

How to Show the Last Updated Date in WordPress

WordPress – Make Tech Easier: If you’re using a professionally designed WordPress theme, your posts probably show your visitors the date the article was published. This is standard and is more than enough for some websites, but when your articles are regularly updated, it’s great to allow your visitors to see when they were updated. That way if they’re accessing […]

Should Your Website Have Sidebars? What the Research Says

WPMU DEV Blog: I think it was Shakespeare who once said, “To sidebar, or not to sidebar, that is the question.” Shakespeare was a smart dude. He knew that the best way to go about making a major life decision was to stop, take a moment to think through the potential consequences of that choice, and speak it […]

What’s Coming in WordPress 4.8 (Features and Screenshots)

WPBeginner: The schedule for WordPress 4.8 is released. It will be the first major WordPress release of 2017. We have been following the development closely, and we are excited to report that the final version is expected to be released around June 8, 2017. In this article, we will show you what’s coming in WordPress 4....

WpAlter Review – White Label the WordPress Dashboard

WPLift: If you need to customize or white label the WordPress dashboard, you’ve found your way to the right post. In my WpAlter review, I’ll be digging into all the ways in which this affordable plugin can help you customize the WordPress dashboard. The post WpAlter Review – White Label the WordPress Dashboard appeared first on […]

What to Look for in a WordPress-Specific Hosting

WP Mayor: If you have big plans for your WordPress site, then you'd be wise as to invest in proper WordPress hosting. Here's how to make the right hosting choice.

New WordPress Plugin Blocks Spam User Registrations Using Stop Forum Spam Database

WordPress Tavern: When it comes to spam, comments are one of the first things that comes to mind. However, spam user registrations can be just as prolific on sites with open registration. Leland Fiegel, founder of Themetry, has developed a new plugin called Stop Signup Spam that prevents users from registering an account if their email or […]

How to Host Your Email and WordPress Together

WPMU DEV Blog: When you set up hosting for WordPress and start digging into cPanel, it can be tempting to click a few times and set up an email address with your domain. I mean, it’s right there. While it sure is convenient to create an email address in the same place where you’re managing your site, it’s […]

OptinEngine Review: Create Targeted Opt-in Forms For Free

WPLift: Looking for a way to display stylish opt-in forms on your WordPress site...without shelling out $70+ for one of the premium plugins? In my OptinEngine review, I’ll be looking at a WordPress opt-in plugin that allows you to create a variety of stylish email opt-ins for free. And no, it doesn’t skimp out on targeting […]

How to Block IP Addresses in WordPress

WPBeginner: Do you want to block specific IP addresses from accessing your WordPress site? Blocking IP addresses is used as a solution to block spam and hacking attacks on your website. In this article, we will show you how to block IP addresses in WordPress, and we will also show you how to find out which […]

How to Import Instagram Photos to WordPress

WP Mayor: Want to import Instagram photos to WordPress? You spend all that time creating gorgeous Instagram shots for your social profile, so why not repurpose your work for your WordPress site as well? I'll show you how!

Want to Make Money From Your WordPress Blog? You Need a Niche

WPMU DEV Blog: It’s the mother of all cushy jobs, isn’t it? Start a blog, find an audience, and watch the dollars roll in! I’m sure everyone who runs a blog sometimes dreams of quitting the day job and becoming a full-time blogger. Except full-time blogging isn’t as easy as it seems. Like so many “dream” jobs, the reason […]

How to Use Canva to Make Beautiful Images for Your WordPress Site

WPMU DEV Blog: These days, it’s rare you’ll come across a website that doesn’t have any images. In fact, images are so important to the way we use the internet that they’ve become a necessity – especially if you want to market your website, project or service. In a study of over one million articles, BuzzSumo looked at how […]

Weglot Multilingual Plugin Closes $450K in Seed Funding

WordPress Tavern: Weglot, a multilingual plugin which has been in the WordPress market for a little over a year, has closed $450K in seed funding from SIDE Capital. Co-founder Rémy Berda reports that there are now more than 10,000 websites using Weglot and the company has passed 30K€ in monthly revenue. Over the past six months Berda […]

WordPress 4.8 Release Targeted for June 8

WordPress Tavern: WordPress 4.8 kicked off in this week’s core developer meeting and the schedule for the upcoming release is now published. Beta 1 is scheduled for May 12 and the official release is targeted for June 8. This will be the first major release in 2017 and is focused on laying the foundation for the new […]

How to Run Your WordPress Freelance Business Like an Agency

WPMU DEV Blog: Having managed a startup marketing agency for a few years, I can tell you that it’s not easy work. Although I had managed projects for nearly a decade, this was my first time handling the management of a company on such a large scale. Needless to say, there was an adjustment period. Once I became […]

24 Best WordPress Resume Themes for Your Online CV (2017)

WPBeginner: Are you looking for a CV or Resume theme for WordPress? Building an online resume with your CV can help you build a personal brand, find job, and make new contacts. WordPress is an ideal platform to build your professional online presence. In this article, we have hand-picked some of the best WordPress resume themes. […]