WordPress is a powerhouse. Not only does it power nearly 25% of the entire internet, but it recently had it’s 1 billionth plugin download. And it’s not just personal blogs anymore. Check out this list of 99 popular websites that you had no idea were built with WordPress.
Earlier this year it was projected that in the coming months, if not already, WordPress would break the 50% market share threshold. It’s a monumental achievement for what first launched as a blogging tool, but has since evolved into a powerful content management system that powers sites like TechCrunch and Google Ventures. To support the […]
The WordPress community is powered by so many impressive individuals who not only contribute, but get others excited about contributing as well. This list honors and is dedicated to them. If you believe anyone belongs on the list, leave your recommendation in the comments below so we can add them to an upcoming list. Also, if […]
This article will go into great detail about how WordPress scheduled events work and why they are different than Cron Jobs. Essentially WordPress Scheduled Events are DEPENDENT on site visits in order to execute while Cron jobs are not. Before I get into the details with WordPress Scheduled Events I want to go over Cron jobs […]
It’s no secret: WordPress.org is the most powerful CMS on the internet. Unfortunately, it’s Ecommerce plugins always leave something to be desired – even though WooCommerce is the largest Ecommerce platform on the web. Shopify, a hosted Ecommerce platform, excels in every facet of Ecommerce that WordPress falters, but fails with its bulky and unintuitive […]
WordPress is a tricky beast, there’s no getting around it. If you’ve never used it before (and even if you were raised on it) there are still innumerable lessons to learn the hard way. Whether you spend hours researching why your content isn’t displaying on search engines (hint: it’s a little checkbox) or lose your hair when […]
Transients are extremely useful – most WordPress developers use them to cache frequently used data, but many don’t realize that transients aren’t automatically deleted once they expire and can slow down the site. If you are not 100% familiar with the WordPress Transient API then feel free to revisit the well documented WordPress codex entry. […]
Are you toying with the idea of moving your website from the free hosting service of WordPress.com to a self hosted WordPress site? More and more site owners are transitioning to self hosting because it allows for more flexibility with their site. The following are just a few benefits of leaving your free site behind and becoming […]
Though it may not be packed with new features, WordPress 4.2 offers key upgrades to the Theme and Plugin workflows, natively supports Han characters & emojis, and overhauled the Press This functionality. WordPress 4.2 is expected to launch April 22, but could be delayed if any issues are found with the recent release candidate. Customize, Preview, and […]
There is a reason WordPress is the world’s most popular CMS platform. At first glance, you may feel a bit overwhelmed at all that WordPress has to offer. I know I was when I first started. But with a little self-education and patience you can quickly become a pro at working with and installing WordPress. […]
Did you just start using WordPress? Or begin to do your own WordPress work for the first time? Even though WordPress is immensely popular and a fairly simple platform to use I know getting started can be a pretty daunting task. WordPress’ WYSIWYG environment is simple for most website owners to use and will likely […]
Think you have finally learned all you can about WordPress? What about maintenance? Are you WordPress maintenance savvy? You should be. You must be if you want your site to be successful. This is especially true if you’re depending upon your WordPress site to function as a marketing tool. Just like a business vehicle requires […]
Any serious website owner needs to make sure that their site, and the valuable content it contains, is backed up. You never know when disaster could strike, and quickly wipe your site off the internet. To keep that from happening, there are some things you need to keep in mind when you are planning a […]
WordPress is rapidly becoming the most used and most popular content management system, and the demand for WordPress products is growing. If you have expert knowledge in WordPress, you may be able to turn it into a very profitable business.
The point of a website is to provide information to your visitors. Information comes from the text on your website pages and blog. While the text on your website pages doesn’t have to be updated often, your blog does. Actually, you should be adding a new post every day.
Are you ready to take your WordPress website up a notch? If you are ready to add some unique design and functionality to your site, it might be time to consider hiring a WordPress web developer. These developers have spent a lot of time learning and researching everything there is to know about WordPress, allowing them to develop outstanding, customized websites for their clients.
This post was written for us by Dimitry Apollonsky, technical founder of PSTML and successful Kickstarter fundraiser. The speed of your website is important. Like really important. Without a fast website your viewers will get frustrated and leave. Search engines will place your content lower in the search results – and your online experience just won’t […]
Planning on publishing a website? Like most people, you probably don’t want to code everything from scratch. Luckily, there are plenty of options available to skip the massive ‘code a web platform’ tasklist and get you to publishing your content sooner. However, there are two fundamental choices for web platforms that you need to consider before […]