April, another exciting month for the WordPress community! A new version is out, some useful plugins and themes were launched, new announcements were made, and … we all got a bit scared about the recent vulnerabilities found in WordPress.
So without further ado, read all about that (and more) in this newest edition of This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP. (more…)
One of the most important steps when launching any type of business these days (especially a startup) is to build a website to let everybody know about what your mission is and what you have to offer.
So here’s a list of 10 great WordPress themes for startups and small businesses that will help you out on your way to greatness. (more…)
Granted, WordPress rarely breaks down by itself … like a car does, or your fridge. But every once in a while, new security issues or bugs get discovered, some plugins start acting wonky and even the database itself needs some spring cleaning.
So as great as WordPress is, it’s not a maintenance-free product.
And the issues tend to add up over time. The most common indication that something is not right, and the easiest one to spot, is site speed going down. This is always a wake-up call for the webmaster to do some maintenance.
However, what if the webmaster isn’t that WordPress-savvy? What if it’s a client of yours who just wants their damn site to work properly(!) and doesn’t care that much about doing the administrative work.
Well, this is where you can step into the picture and offer them a WordPress check-up package for a monthly fee. (more…)
Looks like WordPress designers and developers never take a break. They are working all the time and they always transform their ideas into nice products. Almost every day a new WordPress theme is launched, and this should only encourage us to be just as productive in our work as well.
If you want to see what the newest creations look like, take a glance at these best free WordPress themes released in April 2015. There is some good stuff around here and you shouldn’t miss any of it. (more…)
This is the second edition of our transparency report (here’s the first one). I’m publishing it monthly to let you know what’s been going on inside CodeinWP business-wise and what were some of the most interesting goings-on of the last 30 days. The goal of this whole thing is to be transparent and honest with you about the way we’re doing business, plus some of the ups and downs of our journey.
Revenue breakdown (Mar 1st – Apr 1st)
Last time, I shared our revenue all the way from Jan 1st 2013 to Mar 1st 2015. Today, let’s look at what was going on between Mar 1st and Apr 1st: (more…)
Photography WordPress themes can really impress you with their unique designs. Mostly based on multimedia files and interactive elements, they are made to reflect the owner’s artistic nature and to help them showcase their best work in the best fashion possible.
Combining stunning layouts with different image formats and dimensions, each of the photography WordPress themes below is beautiful in its own way.
Here are some of the best themes created for people in love with photography. Some keep it simple and classic while others go for more modern and stylish design. (more…)
Welcome to another edition of This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP. This time, we’re looking into the interesting things that happened in the WordPress space in March 2015.
It was an eventful month, that’s for sure, and it brought us many theme and plugin releases, events, tutorials, interviews, and lots of other cool stuff. (more…)
You can grab one of the top notch ecommerce platforms for some nice SEO features, but this usually doesn’t solve all your problems. The key is making those little tweaks, the things that not everyone does to push you slightly above your competitors and improve your sales dramatically.
Everyone tries to optimize their sites, but it seems to be the simple things that help you improve overall and get over those one or two search engine spot hurdles you are yearning for.
Let’s take a look at a few WordPress tweaks to help boost your ecommerce SEO within a few minutes. (more…)
Review websites have become a very important element in today’s e-commerce space. In one of their studies, MarketingLand reports that out of 1,046 survey participants, 90 percent admit that their buying decisions are in fact influences by online reviews.
Furthermore, according to another survey, 79 percent of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations.
Those are just two of the reasons why launching a review site could be an interesting project for you to undertake. The stats don’t lie. So, just to make this a bit easier …
here are 5 of the best WordPress review plugins … reviewed:
As a new (or even experienced) Twitter user, it can be hard at first to know exactly who you should be following. You can start with the Twitter elite, those users who are considered the elite of Twitter because of high follower counts. The problem with following just the Twitter elite, however, is that you’ll rarely be able to start a good conversation, and I don’t think that any of them have the intention to partake in WordPress-related topics.
So here’s a different list … more WordPress people to follow than you can shake a stick at: (more…)