RSS is dead, long live RSS!
Granted, people haven’t been excited about RSS for a long time. The technology is surely past its prime in the eyes of the public, but it’s still very much in use behind the curtains. What’s more, you can still achieve pretty great things with it for your WordPress site. (more…)
Any WordPress site owner who keeps an eye on his metrics will tell you one thing: speed is crucial when it comes to attracting and retaining visitors. Increasing your loading times by a second may not seem like a big deal, but it could cost you dearly. With this in mind, implementing a WordPress caching plugin is a no-brainer. (more…)
If you’re in the market for a slider plugin for WordPress then I really don’t envy you. And don’t get me wrong, it’s not like I have anything against sliders, I don’t. It’s just that picking the best slider plugins is much like picking the best car. There’s just wayyyy too many options out there. (more…)
Why best social media plugins? Well, having a blog on WordPress usually requires more work than just writing. Promotion should be an essential element too. However, it’s never enough if you are the sole person sharing your content. It only counts when other people do it too.
So how can you get everybody to spread the word about your content? First of all, by publishing only high-quality posts, and then by inviting your visitors to react and share them to their channels. Here are 31 of the best social media plugins for WordPress that will help you do that: (more…)
Before we go into the topic of anti adblock in WordPress, here’s a couple of charts that reflect people’s relationship with ads based on their profession: (more…)
“I thought RSS was dead!” – you’re thinking.
Well, yes and no.
Yes – it’s no longer such a popular mechanism used by people to stay updated with their favorite sites … most of that went away with the demise of Google Reader.
And no – because it’s still an active technology, which means that we can use it for a lot of cool things happening behind the scenes on our WordPress sites.
So today, we’re looking into the 5 best RSS feed plugins for WordPress: (more…)
“What do I need a backup for!? It’s not like anything bad is going to happen to my WordPress blog anyway!” … I’m sorry to be the one to break this to you, but there’s a whole plethora of bad things that can happen to a WordPress site. And if you’re not prepared – i.e. don’t have a backup – you’re in big trouble. (more…)
Shortcut. This post is all about the battle of online invoicing tools and solutions. Click here to go straight to the comparison, and find out who comes on top … FreshBooks vs. QuickBooks vs. Xero vs. Invoice.to vs. WP-Invoice vs. Sprout Invoices.
Running a business imposes a lot of unique challenges. Finding customers, negotiating rates, building a product, marketing that product effectively, minimizing costs, hiring new people, and on and on and on. All of this is what keeps the entrepreneur in you awake at night. (more…)
With custom post types, you can turn your standard WordPress website into a fully-fledged content management system. On top of that, custom post types will also enable you to introduce some uniqueness on your site, and help it stand out from all the others.
In short, when done right, custom post types help grab your visitors’ attention, and improve their overall reading experience.