10+ Best Video WordPress Themes

If you want to launch a website that’s meant to house videos as its main content type – made by you or collected from somewhere else – WordPress is surely capable of making that happen.

However! You need yourself a quality video WordPress theme if you want the result to be attractive to your visitors. And that’s no matter if you want to just embed videos from third parties or host them on the site.

To help you out, we’ve looked through some of the best offerings on the market and compiled a list of the best video WordPress themes available. Each of these WordPress themes is both beautiful and feature-rich. Enjoy: (more…)

Transparency Report #9 – Is Welcoming People to Your Welcome Page a Good Welcome?

Welcome to the 9th edition of our transparency report! In this series, I talk about everything going on here at CodeinWP, from a business standpoint. I try to focus on the interesting stuff and the things that play an important role for our business growth. This means everything from the current goings-on, wins and loses, overall plans, etc. (Here are all the previous reports.) In this edition, I talk about what happened at CodeinWP in October 2015: (more…)

54 WordPress Deals for Black Friday 2015 (and Cyber Monday)

The international day of discounts is nearly upon us! Of course, I’m talking about Black Friday (and then Cyber Monday)!

It’s time to give yourself some well-deserved presents, and why not make those presents WordPress related? The top WordPress stores, developers, apps, and all sorts of other products have dropped their prices for this once-a-year craze.

Here’s our selection of the most advantageous WordPress offers and discounts out there. Don’t miss out, these discounts won’t stay available for long!

List of 2015 Black Friday WordPress Deals


OptinMonster vs LeadPages vs SumoMe vs Thrive Leads

What’s the average optin rate you get on your WordPress site/blog?

If you’re using only basic forms in the sidebar, it’s probably something in the 0.5% range (or less). Meaning, for every 200 visitors to your site, only *1* ends up subscribing to your email list.

Great, huh? (more…)

October 2015 WordPress News – This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP

There’s something great about the WordPress world and the community building it … particularly, the fact that it never slows down, even when the weather outside starts getting a bit too cold for comfort.

Welcome to the October 2015 edition of This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP! This is a monthly roundup of news and stories from around the WordPress space. (more…)

Top 10 Best Free WordPress Themes in November 2015

Although it does depend on where you’re sitting, November isn’t usually considered a particularly fun month… It’s a different story in WordPress, though. And especially when it comes to free WordPress themes!

Today, we’re looking into what the autumn has to offer when it comes to great-looking designs. This is a list of the top 10 best free WordPress themes in November 2015. (more…)

5 Best Contact Form Plugins for WordPress Compared (2015 Edition)

Contact form plugins for WordPress may sound like a topic that’s been fairly well covered across the web as it is, but is that really the case?

Here’s what I mean; for years we’ve been using Contact Form 7, and not even thinking twice about trying out other solutions. But is it possible that the development in the contact form realm has stopped entirely? Is Contact Form 7 the be-all and end-all of contact forms for WordPress?

Of course not! So today, we’re looking into the top 5 contact form plugins for WordPress in 2015: (more…)

Can a Community Built Around Your WordPress Site Improve SEO?

This is PART 1 of our short series titled “How Building a Community Around Your WordPress Site Can Improve SEO.”
Active communities – like online forums – are perhaps not the sexiest thing to talk about these days in terms of SEO. After all, Google wants us to believe that whatever content we create needs to come from us, needs to be unique, and the longer it is the better.

But is it really the case? Is SEO a one blogger’s game? Or maybe we can do something to make our work easier, and give our WordPress sites a boost in an old-school way. Are forums and active user communities back?

Bill’s experience says they are. He has some really cool data to share, along with tutorials on how you can replicate his results and improve your SEO.Karol

Enter Bill Belew

Have you ever asked yourself, “How hard is it to get an army of people to create good content for me at my WordPress site?”

And, “If I could get my followers to do that, would it help me long term with SEO?”

Most importantly: (more…)

20+ Best Portfolio WordPress Themes

If you do anything business-related online, or anything creative, or “artsy,” you need yourself a nice portfolio! Better yet, a quality portfolio WordPress theme that will give your work its unique appearance and this eye-catching feel that you need.

So to make your job easier, here’s a list of the best portfolio WordPress themes on the market today. Each one has a slightly different style, so we’re more than sure that you’ll find something that suits you. (more…)

How We Lost $30,000 Over the Last 6 Months Due to a Single Line of CSS – Transparency Report #8

Welcome to the eighth edition of our transparency report! Like you probably know by now, this series is all about sharing everything going on at CodeinWP that’s interesting from a business point of view. More or less, here you can find out what our current goings-on are, our strategies, methods, results, and whatever else is happening on a day-to-day basis. (Check out the previous reports here.) In this edition, I talk about everything that happened at CodeinWP in September 2015: (more…)