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Our goal is to help WordPress webmasters build and maintain better websites. We offer a range of free themes and plugins and blog regularly, offering loads of tips and how-to’s for WordPress webmasters.

What is bbPress?

What is bbPress

Online forums have been a popular means of communication since the internet’s inception – but that isn’t to say they’re outdated or obsolete.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

What Is Gravatar and How to Use It?


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

How to Resize Images Without Losing Quality

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

New WordPress Themes for All Businesses in July

Another month, another round up of the best new WordPress themes!

If you’re starting a new web development project in July, we’ve collated a collection of some of the most stunning recently released WordPress templates to choose from, according to industry and niche.

So what type of business are you running? Check out some of the newest themes available this month to see which could suit your needs.

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WordPress Website Templates for Foodies

Good food is a universal passion – and if you’re in the foody business, it’s vital to have a good website to showcase your products, services, or knowledge. Whether you own a restaurant or a catering business, or you’re a food bloggers or recipe creator, there IS a great WordPress theme out that that’s perfect for you. We’ve done the prep work ahead of time and narrowed down some of the best options to get you started… Continue reading

Where to Find WordPress Website Templates

Looking for premium WordPress website templates to build your own site, or bolster your arsenal for client builds? There really are TONS of dedicated WP developers and marketplaces out there to shop with – offering thoughtfully crafted options at a range of price points, and under a number of licensing agreements. We’ve included a round up of seven popular and trusted template stores and sellers to start your journey.

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6 Newsletter Plugins for WordPress

Social media marketing may be at the forefront of most small business owners’ minds right now – but in terms of return on investment, research has shown that email marketing still yields the best results.

Want to increase your subscriber database, automate action emails to customers, or even create and send your emails directly from within your existing WordPress dashboard? These popular newsletter plugins are a great place to start.

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