While choosing a mobile responsive WordPress theme is a one way to cater to the growing number of internet users accessing websites on their smartphones, QR codes are another way you can improve the user experience for your mobile visitors – if used carefully.
Creating a website with WordPress can be a challenging and sometimes frustrating pursuit, especially when you’re working with plugins or themes and you run into compatibility issues, which may break your site.
That’s why it’s a great idea to test your site for errors before implementing any changes.
Posting a copy of your theme, plugin, or site files on GitHub for community feedback is one way to solve issues before they cause problems. Unfortunately, you may have to wait a while for replies and fixing issues could take a while as a result.
If you’re developing WordPress sites for clients, or if you want to make the user interface a bit easier to work with for yourself or add custom content without writing code, you may well need a CMS plugin.
CMS plugins give WordPress additional Content Management System functionality and appearance. The way in which they do this varies between plugins, but they tend to give you one or more of the following:
The ability to add your own branding;
The option to remove elements form the admin screens such as dashboard widgets and metaboxes;
Improvements to the user interface, making screens easier to work with;
Do you want to be able to track your WordPress users as they subscribe and unsubscribe from your MailChimp lists?
Of course you do, but your MailChimp plugin is probably no help beyond generating that subscribe form. What you need is MailChimp webhooks.
In this article, I’ll show you how to build a simple plugin to update your WordPress site with all your MailChimp list activity.
What Is A Webhook?
A webhook is simply a url that gets called when a certain event takes place, passing pertinent data about the event.
These 8 flexible WordPress plugins for displaying recent post lists in the sidebars and other widget areas of your website give you lots more control over which content is displayed, and how it is presented, compared to the default WordPress recent posts widget.
If you want to include custom post types, filter content by categories, tags, and custom taxonomies, and display featured images, these plugins will allow you to do so.
If you run your own WordPress site – or even a bunch of sites – let’s face it, managing it can become time consuming as you add new features, new users, and your content becomes more complex.
Luckily, there are some great tools available – and all free! – that can help you with daily tasks.
For today’s post I’ve put together a collection of my favorite plugins and apps that make boring tasks like installing plugins, updating your blacklist and sorting through spam comments effortless.
No doubt you spend a lot of time and money on your website. You’re happy with the end result, and rightfully so; it’s easy to see why most people opt for extra security measures to protect what they have worked hard to create.
Finding a reliable security plugin sounds easy in practice, yet it can be a difficult task. After all, you’re leaving your peace of mind and security in someone else’s hands so it’s important you take the time to test what’s available and ensure it suits your site and skill level.
The WordPress ecosystem is as colorful and varied as it is large. From the smallest personal blogs to directories of impressive size and complexity, the full spectrum is indeed a diverse one indeed.
Managing our site can be a hassle, though, especially as they become more and more complex. Luckily there are great tools that can help us in our daily administrative tasks.
If you want to declutter the post editor and streamline the content creation process on your blog, then using tabs to better organize the meta boxes on the post editor screen is a great way to do so.
In this post we will take a look at a free plugin that allows you to add custom tabs to the WordPress editor screen.
It’s easy to get started with WordPress since it’s packed with so many useful features right out of the box. However, there are still some essential plugins worth installing from the get-go to ensure that you and your visitors get the most from your website.
In this post we’ll look at 10 essential free and premium plugins covering 10 different categories, from security and SEO to social media and image optimization.