Posts in Category: WordPress News and Articles

Why Commercial Themes Are Difficult To Use

Commercial WordPress themes are a product, not tailored to a specific user or business. The trade off is often performance because the theme creators have to get a return on their time to develop the theme.

Preview New WordPress Default Theme Twenty Seventeen

Shipping with WordPress version 4.7 is the new default theme, Twenty Seventeen. And it looks amazing so far by the way. I personally cannot wait to get my hands on it and start making custom themes with it.

Cost Of A Custom WordPress Theme vs Commercial Themes

There are two types of a custom WordPress themes or websites. A WordPress Commercial Theme. And then there is the WordPress theme that is a Custom Theme, or as I like to call it, a Premium Theme.

X Theme – A 502 Theme Review

This theme is very easy to install, but the Cornerstone page builder is required by theme not a option. All other advertised extensions are optional. Keys apparently not required to activate for updates. For updates of theme and plugins a Themeco account is required with Envato license.

How to pick the best WordPress theme

Over the years I have had a lot of people that have come my way asking me to review their existing theme purchased on a commercial market. While commercial WordPress themes are a ready-made websites, quite often buyers don’t know how to set them up because the documentation is quite extensive and technical.

The Dirty Secret of Page Builders

Web design is like any other trade or craft it is not something that they do because they are starving artist and love it. They do it because they need to make money and put food on the table. But they do love it otherwise they wouldn’t of gotten into it in the first place. … Continue reading “The Dirty Secret of Page Builders”

How to Get Your WordPress Site Indexed By Google

Getting desirable ranking positions on Google is one of the most important things business owners want. But site owners may forget the details it takes to get there. Here are some tips on how to get your WordPress site indexed by Google. 1) Get A Good Web Host Web hosting companies are too numerous to … Continue reading “How to Get Your WordPress Site Indexed By Google”

WordPress Plugins We Love And Use

WordPress Plugins are ways to extend and add to the functionality that already exists in WordPress. You can see the list of plugins Automattic has developed on their profile on WordPress.org website here. The core of WordPress is designed to be lean and lightweight, to maximize flexibility and minimize code bloat. Plugins then offer custom functions and features … Continue reading “WordPress Plugins We Love And Use”

Plugin Review: Pixabay Images

Pixabay Images plugin connects to Pixabay.com, a free image library with CC0 public domain pictures. If you don’t have a budget for iStock or other account, then Pixabay is a good solution. We’ve blogged about other free image resources before and while they are all great, this one is different. Pixabay offer this free WordPress plugin … Continue reading “Plugin Review: Pixabay Images”

Plugin Review: Emergency Password Reset

Have you had your WordPress site compromised because a user had a poor password? Well after your conversation about how 12345 is not a secure password install and activate”Emergency Password Reset” and reset all the passwords and automatically email them out to your users. Emergency Password Reset When you click reset passwords, the plugin recreates … Continue reading “Plugin Review: Emergency Password Reset”