Email marketing is one of the oldest yet most effective ways to reach and engage with potential and existing customers. Email ROI is an impressive $36 for every $1 spent, making it a big part of any successful digital marketing strategy. In this article, I list my five best WordPress plugins for email marketing, focusing… Continue reading Best WordPress Email Marketing Plugins in 2023
Free WordPress Courses for Beginners Follow along with these two epic free courses for beginners and learn the basics of WordPress. With these guides you can go from knowing nothing whatsoever, to being able to create a WordPress website and even begin editing and coding your own themes. Subscribe to the Tuts+ Youtube channel for… Continue reading How to Learn WordPress
Personalization; it’s probably one of the most important design trends to emerge in recent years. As consumers in all industries become more demanding, they’re increasingly searching for online experiences that are customized to suit their individual needs and expectations. Today, personalization exists in virtually every digital interaction, from adverts on social media to PPC campaigns… Continue reading How to Make Hyper-Personalization in Web Design Work For You
Have you ever wondered “What is Jetpack”? If you’ve ever run a WordPress website the chances are you’ve seen its name crop up. Jetpack is an awesome free plugin for WordPress. It can help make your WordPress site secure, make it faster, and also grow your audience. Jetpack is the work of Automattic, the same… Continue reading What is Jetpack for WordPress?
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: June 29, 2020 – July 5, 2020
19 Shares Turning into a WordPress developer is difficult to buckle down, genuine difficult work. You would need to place in a ton of time, challenging work, devotion, and center to turn into a first-class developer. There is space to turn into an average developer, that way you won’t put so much time and exertion… Continue reading WordPress Developer Skills and practices You Should Master in 2020-21
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: October 14, 2019 – October 20, 2019
SEO started in an awkward way to outsmart the first-generation search algorithms, but all such shortcuts and quick fixes have now become obsolete. So, this post is not about smart SEO tips, but the very fundamental things which you need to practice (which many tend to forget easily) to optimize your website. There is no… Continue reading Some Simple SEO Strategies that many people Tend to Miss Out
As a freelance web designer/dev, one of the most common projects is a website redesign. Clients want their existing site (or specific pages) transformed into something superior. But this often comes with a price where SEO is concerned. Massive changes to site structure, architecture, and page elements can negatively impact their search engine optimization. And… Continue reading Avoid these 4 Website Redesign Mistakes that Sabotage SEO
In this post, we’ll explore the WP Mega Menu plugin which allows you to create content-rich navigation menus on your WordPress site. We’ll go through the different aspects of this plugin and we’ll also build a real-world example for demonstration purposes. A sticky menu stays at the top of the screen, so that however far… Continue reading How to Create a Mega Menu With a Free WordPress Plugin
WordPress is one of the most popular website platforms in the world, powering around 30 percent of the Web. It also has about 60 percent market share, beating out platforms like Joomla and Drupal by a long shot. People who use WordPress generally love it, which may be one reason it’s so popular. The other… Continue reading 10 WordPress Tips and Tricks to Steal from the Pros
At this world and age, it is important to deliver differentiated service. As the world is moving to digital platforms, this is getting quite difficult. After all, tailoring an in-store experience to a given customer is easy via human interaction. But, what do you do when different people visit your site? Simple. You deliver an… Continue reading Creating a Customized Experience with Ipstack
Everyone who runs a website knows that the loading speed is the most important factor for high convension, especially, if this is an online market. Studies made by Walmart clearly show that the longer it takes to load the page, the less operations made on the site by potential customers, because no one simply wants… Continue reading How and Why to Optimize Images On the Site?
Managing and maintaining a successful small business website is a full-time job. There are countless elements to manage, hundreds of things to consider and thousands of new things to learn to improve the efficiency of the site. Whether you need to learn about vector artwork, find out how to reduce bounce rates or decide how… Continue reading 4 Considerations for Choosing a Web Host
Whether you’re a pro or a fresher in the world of website development, the word CAPTCHA should not sound alien to you. It is an important and widely used technique to determine if the user is a bot or an actual human. There are lots of third-party scripts that allow you to set up CAPTCHA… Continue reading Set Up Google reCAPTCHA in OpenCart
Studying the psychology of color is crucial for maximizing your site’s web design. Using the right colors can help put your customers in the frame of mind that compels them to take action. Color has the power to improve conversions by grabbing customers’ attention and triggering the right emotions for sales. Colors often define the… Continue reading Psychology Of Color To Improve Site Conversion
Today we are going to be taking a look at a unique take on providing WordPress themes, named CloudPress, it is an app which lets you design a WordPress theme from scratch ( or choose from a number of existing themes ) and customize it using drag and drop building tools. Once you are done… Continue reading Create a Free WordPress site without any Coding: CloudPress
One of the buzzwords of modern marketing or design work is “understanding your customers.” Before you jump on board with a trend or design style, it’s good to research how consumers or clients in your industry respond to it. One particular trend that has dominated the web for several years is minimalism. So, if you’re… Continue reading Is Minimal Design the Best Strategy for Your Site?
Instagram apps and web platforms for photo and video sharing. If you have a WordPress site, you might be wondering how you can embed Instagram photo galleries and integrate images to your blog. To help users integrate their photos to their blogs and websites, Instagram has released a public Application Programming Interface (API). It is… Continue reading Integrate Images from Your Instagram Feed to Your WordPress Site
WordPress has become the most popular content management system (CMS) in the world. One of the biggest reasons why is that it’s flexible enough for expert developers, yet simple enough for the non-technical user. In other words, WordPress is whatever you want it to be. Even if you aren’t an ace developer, there are still… Continue reading 5 Types of Plugins that Every WordPress Site Needs
When creating a web app, you often need to present people with friendly help prompts that explain parts of your interface. One of the ways to do it is to have separate pages with help topics that you link to. However, this causes people to lose context of what they are doing and is not… Continue reading Create inline help tips for your site with a bit of CSS
Once you have your new site or theme finished, content has been checked and everything is good to go, there are a few more steps you should take to really get your site ready for visitors. I have launched many WordPress sites over the years and have a pre-launch checklist of various steps and… Continue reading Prelaunch Checklist: 10 Things To Do Before Launching your WordPress Site
For any product or service a logo can be vitally important and websites and blogs are no exception. From instantly conveying to visitors what your site is about, as well as making a memorable first impression and building a brand, using the right logo for your site can have many benefits. But while shopping for… Continue reading Where to Find a Logo for your WordPress Site
The current trends that have really changed the whole concept of website design during the last few years seem to be set to stay at least for the coming year. We have seen the rise of trends such as vertical scrolling, flat design, retro or minimal color schemes, slideshows including animation or video and, of… Continue reading 24 Award Winning Portfolio Designs That Follow Current Trends