A look at the best calendar solutions for WordPress users. We take a detailed look at event management, booking, and post scheduling calendar plugins.
WordPress can track your site, thanks to the footprints it leaves in its software that let the outside world know what version of WordPress you are using.
If you don’t regularly update WordPress, these footprints may be a security leak, though simply hiding your version of WordPress is not enough by itself to protect you from potential threats.
Nevertheless, you may want to be vigilant when it comes to security and remove all traces of your version of WordPress anyway.
Infinite scroll allows you automatically load new content into view when a reader approaches the bottom of the page.
Twitter is a great example of how this feature lets you minimize effort and distractions for your users, creating a seamless user experience.
Adding infinite scroll to WordPress is easy, especially if you have a “well-crafted” theme. If your theme isn’t well-crafted, enabling infinite scroll is more complicated but not impossible if you’re happy to get stuck into code.
Email is extremely important to online businesses. It is the most effective and scalable way to communicate with your audience.
For example, AppSumo is a seven figure business only from email. And my friend Ramit’s blog, I Will Teach You to Be Rich, is seven figures as well, mostly because of sales through email.
Over the past year, I’ve learned there are three types of bloggers when it comes to email:
Blogger 1: Doesn’t believe email is effective and won’t listen to any advice about emails.
Blogger 2: Thinks email is effective and wants more subscribers, but doesn’t know how to set it up.
There are many reasons why you might want to add courses to your WordPress site: to broaden your appeal to your audience; to generate revenue; or simply to educate and inform.
Whatever your reasons, you’ll need a course management system to manage your courses and your students. CoursePress (Free Version – Pro Version), is just a such a system and is the latest release from WPMU DEV.
Let me show you how you can add courses to your WordPress site in less time than it takes to read this post.
WordPress multisite installs might use a single codebase but when it comes to media each site operates in its own silo.
If you are using multisite to publish multiple sites then reusing media across your sites either means inserting with a url or loading the image up twice. Hardly satisfactory.
In this Weekend WordPress project, we’ll take a look at how to share images, video and audio across your site, saving you considerable time, trouble and disk space.
That full page scrolling is becoming increasingly popular is hardly surprising as it taps into our paper-based reading experiences and provides all the visual clues about needing to read to the end before “turning the page”.
In this post, I’ll show you how to leverage all the advantages of full page scrolling in your WordPress site by integrating the fullPage.js library – the gold standard of full page scrolling – to build an Apple-inspired, full page, scrolling landing page with animation.
Fullscreen background videos, used judiciously, bring a certain something to WordPress posts. They catch the eye, grab the attention of your visitor and start telling the story before the text can even get a word in.
But getting background videos to work on WordPress is much harder than it should be. Enough theme, browser and format gotchas to give even the most determined a headache. Luckily, we’ve got the aspirin you need.
And as a bonus, we’ve also got a bit of lateral thinking that might let you avoid the headache altogether.
We have published a helluva lot of posts on the WPMU DEV, more than 4000 in fact. With a daily post schedule, we are constantly coming up with new articles to write about to help you, our dear readers, make the most of WordPress.
The only problem is, it can become somewhat disheartening when I’ve spent hours carefully crafting a post, it’s published, and then it’s quickly lost amongst the deluge of WordPress blogs articles pumped out in the internet each day never to be commented on again.
So how do you get around his? How can you bring back posts from your archive graveyard so they can again enjoy their 15 minutes of fame?
WordPress authors crave comments. They tells us that someone felt strongly enough to take time out to share their thoughts – complimentary or otherwise.
The problem is that a single comment in the wrong place can undermine all your good work. Wouldn’t it be good to be able to put those comments that enhance your post front and center and hide those that don’t?
In this post I’ll show you how to take control of your comment lists so that they work for your WordPress site and not against it and make engagement easier by moving that comment form to the top of the comment list.