WordPress

  • 3 ways dynamic tables can improve your WordPress site

    October 4, 2018 by Will Morris

    In the past, most sites focused on static content. Internet users expect to be able to interact with most of the content they view, to some extent or another. Adding dynamic elements to your site – such as searchable and sortable tables – is a smart way to improve the user experience. This kind of…

  • How to create a custom permalink structure for your WordPress site

    September 27, 2018 by Will Morris

    Your site’s permalinks are more important than you may realize. Far from being a seemingly arbitrary set of characters that direct to your site’s pages, how you structure your permalinks can have an effect on how well your site ranks in search engines. This also affects your click-through rate (CTR). Given this, WordPress provides you…

  • 6 WordPress tools to supercharge your online success

    September 13, 2018 by Marc Sullivan

    WordPress is an amazing platform for anyone looking to build a website. Not only is it free to use, but it’s also very flexible when it comes to design and functionality, and is suitable for people of all skill levels. In fact, with the help of your hosting provider, you can have a decent looking…

  • How to create a WordPress theme with Local by Flywheel

    September 4, 2018 by Will Morris

    There are thousands of WordPress themes you can choose from, ranging from multi-purpose to focused niche options. However, sometimes the only way to get your website looking exactly like you want it to is to create your own theme. Creating a WordPress theme is perfectly doable, even if you don’t have an extensive background in…

  • Why WordPress is the best CMS in 2018

    August 17, 2018 by Deen David

    Did you know that WordPress powers 30% of all websites? That’s a pretty big percentage, and if you’re not on WordPress yet, you’re probably wondering, “Why?” WordPress used to be a blogging platform, but it’s adapted well over the years and become extremely versatile, allowing users to create fully functional sites of any category. It’s…

  • Get ready for the Gutenberg editor: The best WordPress update for content creators

    August 10, 2018 by Ben Turner

    If you’ve been using WordPress for a while to create content, you’ve probably developed a “working relationship” with the post editor. It sort of works, but not always intuitively, and not always with enough flexibility. The jargon meter goes crazy when you start talking about “Shortcodes,” “Custom Fields,” or “Metaboxes.” Add to that the numerous…

  • 4 ways you can use a local WordPress development environment

    August 1, 2018 by Will Morris

    While you’re working on your WordPress site, you may occasionally update a plugin or theme only to find out that it breaks a particular page or feature. With a local development environment, you can troubleshoot these kinds of errors, and even avoid them in the first place. Having a local development environment also means you…

  • How to migrate WordPress sites to a new hosting company

    June 18, 2018 by Morgan Smith

    Let me guess: You currently house your WordPress sites at a host you’re not too happy with. (Or worse, they’re spread across multiple hosts, everything is everywhere, and your current setup is a bit of a mess.) You know it’s time to find a new hosting solution, but where do you even start? How do…

  • Why WordPress is the best solution for Adobe Business Catalyst users

    May 2, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    It was recently announced that Adobe Business Catalyst will be discontinuing its services. There is a little wiggle room for sites still on the platform, as the end-of-life date was pushed back to March 26, 2021. While you can still host your sites on the platform until then, Adobe will no longer allow sites to…

  • Understanding WordPress shortcodes Let's make a simple custom shortcode!

    April 17, 2018 by Josh Collinsworth

    If you’ve been using WordPress for any length of time, you’ve probably already used some shortcodes. Shortcodes are handy little snippets that let you insert some kind of special functionality into your content that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. As an example: lots of image gallery and slider plugins give you a shortcode that you can…

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