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WordPress: Salon Booking Lets Your Clients Book Your Services

April 20th, 2016
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WordPress: Salon Booking Lets Your Clients Book Your Services

Salon Booking is one of these WordPress plugins that you either need desperately or not at all. If you run any kind of business that depends on your clients making appointments, it is likely that Salon Booking can do wonders to you. Instead of making people call you to reserve your time slots or tables or other time-related resources you can simply let them...

Plugins

How to Create Custom WordPress Widgets

April 16th, 2016
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How to Create Custom WordPress Widgets

Aside from plugins, custom WordPress widgets are another great way of adding useful features to your WordPress. While most of the time, plugins provide specific features for the website, like displaying related articles, for example, widgets extend the possible features for your theme’s widget areas. You can think of many interesting features here, for example displaying an “about me” box or your latest tweets....

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

No Nonsense: What Really Accelerates WordPress Websites – [#1]

April 11th, 2016
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WordPress Performance

Have you ever asked yourself, why there are websites with a ton of pictures on the landing page that still load in significantly less than a second? You read that correctly. Considerably less than a second. That’s possible, however, it requires a lot of expertise and, above all else, effort. For example, you can’t use a theme that updates automatically. A child theme is...

Plugins

The Ten Most Exciting Free Plugins of March 2016

March 31st, 2016
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The Ten Most Exciting Free Plugins of March 2016

Plugins are the icing on the WordPress cake. With a few clicks, new and exciting features become available. Every month, I hope to find a great, surprisingly cool plugin for you and me that provides just the features that we have wanted for the longest time. So, let me surprise you with what I found in the WordPress plugin index this month. 1 – Simple...

Plugins

Have Your WordPress Send Email Reliably

March 27th, 2016
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Have Your WordPress Send Email Reliably

If your WordPress causes trouble sending and receiving email, read on. We have a solution for you. Of course, you can use special third party services like Mandrill for this job, however, in contrast to the following solution, they aren’t free. In this article, we’ll show you an option that doesn’t cost any (additional) money at all while still being very effective. You just...

Themes

Top Ten New, Free WordPress Themes of March 2016

March 23rd, 2016
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Top Ten New, Free WordPress Themes of March 2016

WordPress is the most popular content management system of them all. The main reason for that is how fast it can be adjusted to its users needs. A boring design that you don’t want to look at any longer is gone within seconds. You can install and customize a new theme fast and easy, giving your website an all new and fresh look. And...

Themes

Sunday Advice: 10 Cool, Free WordPress Themes

March 13th, 2016
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Sunday Advice: 10 Cool, Free WordPress Themes

WordPress friends love their content management system. To some extent, this is due to so many free and beautiful themes that exist in the official theme index. The sheer amount of themes makes the choice significantly more challenging. That’s why we’re regularly picking ten cool, free WordPress themes for you to make your blog or website look neat and fresh again. Ten Cool, Free...

Plugins

10 Fresh, Free WordPress Plugins (February 2016 Edition)

February 23rd, 2016
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10 Free WordPress Plugins (February 2016 Edition)

Do you feel the same way I do? I love WordPress plugins and I’m always excited to find out all about the interesting features new plugins offer. Every month, I go for a deep dive into the free WordPress plugins directory to return with the newest and most interesting plugins for you. So that your website can stick out of the other websites in...

Plugins

CaptainForm: Simplified Forms for WordPress

February 15th, 2016
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WordPress is quite popular when it comes to building websites, and as such, it is backed by a large number of plugins. You can easily create galleries, combat spam and also build contact forms using WordPress plugins, without having to touch even a single line of code. Speaking of contact forms, the plugins to build forms are plenty, and you can opt for both free...

Plugins

How to Redirect WordPress Visitors by Country

February 15th, 2016
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How to Redirect Wordpress Visitors by Country

Even though the web is global your business might not. Thus, not every visitor to your website will have the same value for you. Instead, you’ll want to keep some and send away others. Or you might have different offerings for different nations. Also in this case, you’d want to send your visitors directly to the offering active for their country. A new WordPress...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress: 20 Indispensable Code Snippets for Your functions.php

February 8th, 2016
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WordPress: 20 Indispensable Code Snippets for Your functions.php

The functions.php is a file that can be found in every WordPress theme. Not only does it allow you to control important theme features like sidebars, widgets, and the navigation menus, but it also enables you to add small code snippets that activate or deactivate code fragments or manipulate many important aspects related to your website. Basically, this file works like a plugin and...

Themes

WordPress Theme Customizer: First Steps

February 6th, 2016
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WordPress Theme Customizer: First Steps

I’ve already explained how to create a theme options page quickly and easily. Creating a custom page for theme options is optimal if you want to offer your users many features. But there’s another way of realizing a page for theme options. For a while now, WordPress has been offering the theme customizer. This is perfect if your theme doesn’t offer too many options....

Plugins

10 Fresh WordPress Plugins to Start the Year With

February 5th, 2016
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10 Fresh WordPress Plugins to Start the Year With

This month, we’re taking a dive into the official WordPress plugin index once again to show you the most exciting and most useful extensions for your WordPress. New WordPress plugins can contain the features that you’ve been searching for for a long time. Even I discover a plugin that I’ll test in-depth from time to time as I’ve been infected with the plugin virus as...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress: Is the New Desktop App for You?

February 4th, 2016
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Now and then, Jetpack by Automattic is dug out, and new features are added. While you can think whatever you want about Jetpack, you cannot deny that some features are very useful. A brand-new feature is the WordPress desktop app, which can be used for every WordPress website that has Jetpack activated. Today, we’ll take a look at this app together, and decide if...