10+ Best Music WordPress Themes for 2017

Planning to launch a music-related website on WordPress? If so, here’s a list of the best music WordPress themes on the market. These themes have been hand-picked and checked to make sure that they have something unique to offer (both in terms of features and appearance) to every artist, blogger, musician, or music news site out there. (more…)

6 Best Cheap WordPress Hosting Providers Compared (From $0.82 / Month)

Finding the right WordPress host is complicated enough on its own – never mind finding one that’s both good and cheap. With this in mind, we decided to conduct our own tests to identify the best cheap WordPress hosting providers currently on the market. (more…)

How to Optimize Your ThemeForest Landing Page (Item Page) – Elite Authors Chip In

When first jumping on the Envato train as a theme author, no one really knows where the rails are heading. There are no manuals or steps to follow that would guarantee the success of your ThemeForest themes. What’s even worse, the word goes that for those too late to the Envato party, the train has long left the station. (more…)

Transparency Report #24 – How to Increase Your Google Rankings Overnight

Welcome to the 24th edition of our monthly transparency report (for January 2017). This is a series where I discuss everything that’s been going on at CodeinWP and ThemeIsle from a business point of view. Plans, strategies, revenues, and more. Click here to see the previous reports. (more…)

New Tags Coming to the WordPress Plugin Repo? Users Respond With an Unanimous “Meh”

According to our small survey, 90% of users say they don’t care if a free plugin they’re getting from the directory is only a limited, “lite” version of the fully-featured PRO.

Okay, I might have BuzzFeeded the stats a bit here. The exact question we asked was, “Would you not use a WordPress.org plugin, just because it has a PRO version also available?” Again, 90% said “no.” (more…)

January 2017 WordPress News – This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP

 This is the January 2017 edition of “This Month in WordPress with CodeinWP.” 

It’s the beginning of 2017, and we’re starting out our WordPress news sessions with a strong edition. Things have been moving pretty quickly recently, and it seems like no one ever takes too long of a break from working on their WordPress projects, do they? (more…)

12 Things We Need to See From WordPress Page Builders in 2017 + Who Already Gets It Right

 This is a guest post by Ann Taylor. 

A question “Do you like WordPress page builders?” is somewhat similar to what if Dumbledore asked “Do you love Harry Potter?” If you are Hermione, you answer is yes. If you are the Dark Lord… Well, you get the idea. It’s the same with so renowned WordPress drag-and-drop page builders – whether you like them or not generally depends on who you are. (more…)

10+ Best Fitness and Lifestyle WordPress Themes 2017

Fitness and lifestyle WordPress themes have gained a lot of popularity lately, and it isn’t hard to see why. After all, we need to remember that our bodies and minds must get the highest attention if we want to remain productive for days, weeks, and years throughout our professional careers. (more…)

Which is the Best WordPress Popup Plugin? 4 Top Solutions Compared

Love them or hate them, email subscription popup plugins just do their job. And they do their job well. So well, in fact, that reports of 600% increases in conversion rates purely as a result of implementing the right email marketing strategy are not uncommon to see. (more…)

10+ Great-Looking Wix Templates vs WordPress Themes

Wix is one of the most popular website builders on the web. I mean, it’s still nowhere near WordPress’ popularity (currently powering more than 27% of the entire web and counting), but it’s still a force to be reckoned with, and a platform that’s getting a lot of publicity due to their user-first approach and an overall easy to use interface. (more…)