Tips, Tricks, and How-to's you might just find useful in your quest to build the ultimate WordPress website.
One of the benefits of having your own domain name is branded email addresses, ie. firstname.lastname@example.org. In most cases, when you sign up with a web hosting service you get email hosting as part of the package. But what if you wanted a third-party email solution instead of the email hosting provided by your web hosting company and still keep your domain name in your email address? Continue reading
One of the easiest ways to give your content some structure and visual appeal is to present it as a PowerPoint on your website. And as an added benefit, PowerPoint presentations are good for search engine optimization and help improve your site’s readability. Continue reading
The WordPress theme development community has been busy this month, because there have been a whole lot of fantastic new themes released in August! Looking to build a new – and responsive – WP website for your own business, or for a client? We’ve selected a few of our favorites, based on design and functionality, and ranked them by price to help you get started.
SmartClean : $29
Designed with cleaning companies in mind, SmartClean is a fantastic and affordable option for any small service business looking for a simple website that’s easy to navigate and aesthetically pleasing.
Forms are, without doubt, one of the internet’s most powerful and versatile tools. Whether you’re looking to create a checkout page for your e-commerce site or are thinking of setting up a survey of sorts, a form will help you collect that information efficiently and consistently. Continue reading
As a WordPress website owner you’ve probably come across a number of themes that you were hesitant to use because of their built-in font options. Continue reading
Online forums have been a popular means of communication since the internet’s inception – but that isn’t to say they’re outdated or obsolete. Though the emergence of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter have given rise to a new means of social communication and connection, forums continue to play an important role in the online world – particularly in the case of company websites, where forums are often the first port of call for helpdesk support and troubleshooting. Continue reading
Finding out that your site is down with a simple Error establishing a database connection displayed across what used to be the homepage of your site can be overwhelming. Even worse, there is no single cause behind this error so it can take a while to troubleshoot and solve. Continue reading
If you’ve been using the WordPress CMS for some time now then chances are you’ve at least heard of gravatars. And while they sound similar to avatars, gravatars are slightly more advanced. Once set, your gravatar will follow you around the web and automatically show up whenever you publish a blog post or post a comment. Continue reading
If you have a website then you’re going to need a way to access its files on the web hosting server. This enables you to modify files, create backups, upload media items, and do so much more without relying entirely on your content management system. Continue reading
Installing an SSL certificate is not only recommended but is necessary for many websites – especially online stores. Up until now, most website owners hesitated from purchasing and installing SSL certificates simply because of the heavy costs linked with them. Continue reading
Resizing images before uploading them to your WordPress website is incredibly important – especially if you have an image-intensive website. Large image files hosted on your website’s server can potentially slow down your site which is bad for usabililty, leading to an increase in bounce rates and possibly worse rankings as Google favors sites with good engagement. Continue reading