Learn to Create a WordPress Dev Business That Makes the Competition Irrelevant
Jul04

Learn to Create a WordPress Dev Business That Makes the Competition Irrelevant

There is no denying that competition is fierce in the WordPress space – regardless of whether you’re a developer, designer or are providing monthly maintenance services. Even stepping outside of the immediate WordPress space and looking at services like hosting, logo design or photography, the situation is the same – we live in a time where competition and pricing are often affected by both local and global pressures. How can you deal...

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Best Plugin To Integrate An Existing Forum Into WordPress
Jun22

Best Plugin To Integrate An Existing Forum Into WordPress

Building community on your website is a must nowadays. Outside of traditional comments, you can accomplish this by building a social network. And one great way to do that is to create a forum. I’ve written before about how to add a forum to your WordPress site. Those forums were brand new and were installed into WordPress as they were born. What about a forum that was born outside of WordPress? Forums have been around for a long,...

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Learn How to Make More Money With Fewer WordPress Clients
Jun16

Learn How to Make More Money With Fewer WordPress Clients

In this highly competitive world, WordPress developers will often take low paying projects as a means to kick-start their career and build a portfolio. Starting with a low cost gig is an oft-used method and scores of developers will attest to its effectiveness. While this method does knock at the door of possibilities, it also opens the way to several problems. If they’re not careful, developers can find themselves trapped in low...

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How to Add Video Backgrounds to Your WordPress Website
Jun16

How to Add Video Backgrounds to Your WordPress Website

Displaying a video as the background of your website is a sure-fire way to make a strong impact on your visitors. While animated, or video backgrounds aren’t suitable for all websites, if it’s a good match for the type of site you are building, and you execute it correctly, then they can really help create a memorable first impression on your target audience. As video backgrounds are a web design trend that hasn’t yet reached...

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Best Plugin to Create a School Website in WordPress
Jun03

Best Plugin to Create a School Website in WordPress

WordPress is a fine platform for building websites for schools. And, you have lots of options. This can be a website that works like a brochure that gives information about the school, a website where students can see their student information, or a full online school where students can log in and take classes through the website. It doesn’t even have to be a full school. It can be anything from a site where you provide a few classes...

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How to Test Responsive Design of Your WordPress Website
May22

How to Test Responsive Design of Your WordPress Website

Responsive web design was first introduced to us by Ethan Marcotte in a 2010 post published on A List Apart entitled (as you might expect) Responsive Web Design. In the very same year – in fact, just a few weeks earlier – the iPad became the first of the current wave of mobile tablet devices to be released to the public, changing the way we surf the web and communicate with each other forever. Since then, responsive design has slowly...

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