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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.

Cross Border Digital

We just got done with a small project for a digital marketing agency here in Auckland. Cross Border Digital NZ provides services to New Zealand businesses wanting to market themselves in China. We built a simple and flexible template on top of Beaver Builder so they can go ahead and add/edit any pages very easily as the site grows over time.

How to Create Animated GIFs the Quick and Easy Way

how to create animated gif

You’re putting the finishing touches on a blog post that you’re hoping will get lots of views and shares. You’re scanning the final draft, and you decide that the post isn’t quite ready yet. It needs something extra to grab readers’ attention and improve visual flow — and you can’t find a still image that works perfectly. You need something a little more interesting. It’s the perfect opportunity to make a GIF. Continue reading

Migrate Your WordPress Site With Migrate Guru

How to migrate wordpress site

There are a number of reasons why you might want to (or rather, need to) migrate your WordPress website from one hosting provider to another. And unless you’ve done it before, there’s a lot that could go wrong with migrating WordPress websites if you’re not careful – after all, it’s more than just copy-pasting your files and database. Continue reading

Online PSD to JPG and PNG Tools

Need to open a PSD file but don’t have Photoshop? No problem! Whether you’re working with a designer and need to view a proof, or you want to quickly and easily convert artwork to display on your website, there are a number of free and easy-to-use online tools that will allow you to transform PSD files into JPGs or PNGs.

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Best Call Tracking Software to Track Conversions

best call tracking service

As a small business owner, gathering offline data and analyzing it might not seem as essential to your marketing efforts as online analytics does. But in all actuality, if you’re receiving phone calls from customers then you’re already missing out on valuable leads by not tracking them. Continue reading

Where to host your email

best email hosting services

One of the benefits of having your own domain name is branded email addresses, ie. 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

New Responsive Premium Themes for August

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.

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Using Google Forms With WordPress

Google Forms for WordPress

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