Are you excited to start a WordPress blog? Of course, you are!
The only problem is you don’t know the first thing about starting a blog. You are probably afraid to start one thinking it’s costly, burdensome and for the tech-savvy.
This year we have a great collection of WordPress Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for awesome WordPress plugins, themes, and hosting.
These deals are mostly running until the end of Monday 26th. Check out the deals below.
A/B testing is one of those things that everyone talks about but not everyone actually does. In fact, any random Google search will yield plenty of results on the benefits of A/B testing, common elements you should experiment with to improve traffic and conversions, and the best WordPress A/B testing plugins and tools on the market to date.
But again, if you know how effective split testing is, and how beneficial it can be for your website, and yet don’t perform any tests on your site, you have nothing to gain.
Today we’re going to briefly remind you of the importance of A/B testing on your website and share with you a unique way to run one very specific split test on your website using the free WordPress plugin Title Experiments.
Helping someone learn to help themselves is an incredibly satisfying experience. And it is often part of a web designer’s job description. We build something for our clients and then teach them to how to use it.
A platform such as WordPress makes this possible. However, it’s not always easy. Clients can run the gamut in terms of technical knowledge. Therefore, we must be able to effectively communicate with people of all skill levels.
Plus, there really isn’t such a thing as a “standard” WordPress website. There are plenty of shared traits. But the endless combinations of themes, plugins and customization make every site unique.
How, then, do we go about training our clients to use WordPress? Let’s explore some best practices for passing on our knowledge. Read More
Social media sites can are great for posting images and engaging with users. Instagram is one of the most popular social media sites/apps around, where posting images and videos with hashtags and locations can be extremely useful for your business or brand.
However, you you might want to replicate these posts on your website to funnel traffic to your site, but instead of manually uploading the same images, you can use of WordPress Instagram plugins to make your life easier. Read More
So, you’ve been working hard to build a strong online presence, drive traffic to your website, and generate more sales for your business. And so far as you can tell, whatever it is you’re doing, is working.
The problem is, without actually tracking the data, you’ll never know whether you’re actually making progress or not. Worse yet, you may be missing out on huge opportunities to grow even more, simply because you don’t know who is coming to your website, where they’re coming from, and what they’re doing once they get there.
All businesses, no matter what size, can benefit from investing in an analytics solutions to track what’s really happening on their website at any given moment.
Have you ever been hacked? Whether that’s a yes or a no, falling victim to a malicious hacker is one of the worst experiences you’ll ever have. I’ve been hacked before, and you don’t want to know how frustrating it is. How I wish I knew what I’m about to share with you today.
And what’s that? In today’s post, you and I cover a couple of security measures to protect your WordPress site from the bad guys. On top of that, we pepper the post with a couple of excellent WordPress security tools, so be on the lookout for that.
If you’re running an ecommerce store, or just selling a few items or services from your WordPress website, then WooCommerce Services from Jetpack is a recently released plugin that could help enhance your site.
Created by Automattic – the company behind WordPress.com, Jetpack, and many more WordPress-related services and products – this plugin has been built with the aim of adding some useful features to your ecommerce store, while also attempting to increase the performance of your website.
If you want to create a WordPress site, you’re going to need some type of hosting. It’s like your car’s engine – without it, you’re not going anywhere! But when you’re staring at all those different WordPress hosting solutions, it’s tough to know exactly what you need to actually get your WordPress site up and running.
In this post, I’m going to demystify the world of WordPress hosting by explaining:
- The bare minimum that you need to host a WordPress site (spoiler – pretty much any host can host WordPress)
- What types of WordPress hosting are available (including fun acronyms like VPS)
- What managed WordPress hosting is (and whether or not you need it)
Then, I’ll recommend some quality options for hosting your WordPress site, depending on your needs, knowledge, and budget. Read More
Choosing the best backup solution for your needs can be overwhelming. After all, there are so many WordPress backup plugins to choose from, all boasting different features, and sometimes different price points.
But deciding which plugin to go with is not nearly as difficult as trying to recover your website should it crash because of an internal error, hacker, or some other mysterious reason. Read More