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Qards for WordPress: You, the Visual Storyteller

April 9th, 2015
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Qards for WordPress: You, the Visual Storyteller

Every book should have a beautiful online presentation. The rationale is simple, good esthetics means increased conversions. It might also mean social media traffic since well-designed websites are shared. There are quite a few ways to craft book presentations. Today we want to introduce you to Qards – an intuitive user-friendly visual editor for WordPress. Qards wants to help you become a visual storyteller....

Business Online

Your Online Store With WooPress – the Responsive WordPress Theme at a Reasonable Price

April 2nd, 2015
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Your Online Store With WooPress – the Responsive WordPress Theme at a Reasonable Price

In our intermittent series of articles on the creation of online stores with WordPress as a foundation, we would like to present you today a WordPress theme that has specialized in this job. It’s called WooPress and makes a stunning and functional online store out of your favorite CMS aka WordPress. Of course, WooPress can be customized to your needs and is responsive, which...

Themes

Oviparous: 22 Fresh Free WordPress Themes (Easter Edition 2015)

March 29th, 2015
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Oviparous: 22 Fresh Free WordPress Themes (Easter Edition 2015)

Easter bunny is in sight. If you want to give your site a quick rebrush before the holidays, there’s no time to lose. Good that you got the nice folks here at Noupe. We dug up the hidden easter eggs in terms of WordPress themes and curated them into the following article. So before you smash your eggs trying to create a nice site...

Themes

March 2015: Top 10 Free WordPress Themes

March 26th, 2015
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March 2015: Top 10 Free WordPress Themes

This March has been a fertile month in terms of WordPress theme creation. March even saw a few new magazine themes of great quality, which is not too common at least not in the free sector. Today’s Top 10 list carries two themes of this type. Both are fantastic in their own right and come fully customizable. That doesn’t mean that the other eight...

Business Online

WordPress: How to Retain Customers and Promote Reader Loyalty

March 22nd, 2015
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WordPress: How to Retain Customers and Promote Reader Loyalty

If you want to develop a successful blog or website, there is nothing more important than getting and retaining the loyalty of your readers. If a visitor comes to your website and never comes by again, something went terribly wrong. In that case, you need to act. The preferred scenario is that every visitor becomes a regular – a fan, if you will. Someone...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress and Social Media: Static Share Buttons for a Faster Website

March 21st, 2015
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WordPress and Social Media: Static Share Buttons for a Faster Website

Nowadays, a website can not possibly be fast enough. Particularly because loading speed now constitutes a ranking factor for Google, optimizing the performance is a major task. There are a number of performance drags. One of the bigger ones is the often popular “share button” of the big social networks. These usually load a considerable amount of JavaScript from their home servers, thus bloating...

Business Online

Fit for Google Search: Using Rich Snippets in WordPress

March 18th, 2015
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Fit for Google Search: Using Rich Snippets in WordPress

Schema.org is a joint project by Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo to structure and markup the content of websites in a way that it can easily be recognized and indexed by search engines. This principle makes work easier for webmasters as they can concentrate on one single method and take as much advantage as possible of it. Furthermore, Schema.org is also very important for SEO....

Plugins

New and Unspent: 10 Fresh Free WordPress Plugins (Edition: March 2015)

March 16th, 2015
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New and Unspent: 10 Fresh Free WordPress Plugins (Edition: March 2015)

The great popularity of WordPress stems in large parts from its almost unlimited expandability with plugins. No matter what you want to create with WordPress, with almost absolute certainty a plugin for it already exists. However, it is not easy to find the proper one out of the 35.959 currently listed plugins. This problem tends to intensify when it comes to niche plugins that...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress 4.1 for Theme Developers: Life Became Easier

March 16th, 2015
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WordPress 4.1 for Theme Developers: Life Became Easier

WordPress 4.1 was a version long waited for by theme developers. Especially for this target audience there is lots of innovation. Not only the new standard theme “Twenty Fifteen” has become available but also several more new functions and features. This new functionality reduces the difficulty of theme development considerably. In the following article, we will look at the new features closely and show...

Inspiration

Say Cheeeese: Seven of the Best WordPress Plugins for Photo Blogs

March 15th, 2015
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Say Cheeeese: Seven of the Best WordPress Plugins for Photo Blogs

Which photographer hasn’t ever thought about running a photo blog with WordPress for the sake of simplicity? WordPress provides a gallery function since version 2.5. However, this is very basic and surely doesn’t meet the requirements of more than semi-amateur photographers. Those who want to pursue their hobby in a more professional way expect more than that. Therefore, we’ll show you some really useful...

Themes

Blast from the Past #9: 100 Best Free WordPress Themes – Responsive, Huge Images, Flat Style, and More

March 14th, 2015
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The Best Free WordPress Themes of 2014

With more than 3,000 themes available in the official repository and hundreds available on third-party websites, to say nothing about plugins for extending functionality, WordPress is the leading content management system that provides power to vast areas of the web. It’s almost impossible to keep up with the latest offerings of the ecosystem. That’s why we focused on free themes following closely along the...

Themes

Be Theme: An Efficient Approach to Your Web Design Projects

March 11th, 2015
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Be Theme: An Efficient Approach to Your Web Design Projects

What would you say if we had some tips for you on how to become a better-organized designer and how to gain a productivity edge? Developing and keeping an entrepreneurial perspective that will help you be in the spotlight, get more clients and extra free time on your hands is easy. Stick with us through the end of this article and see how you...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

The Truth about WordPress Performance [#1/2]

March 9th, 2015
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The Truth about WordPress Performance [#1/2]

Since the loading performance of a website has become a Google ranking factor, you should give the performance optimization top priority. Not only Google will rejoice at a fast WordPress website, it will be your readers, above all, who will appreciate your efforts and, in the end, it all comes down to them. Studies show that 25% of the users leave a website with...

Design

WordPress Developer With Noupe: Everything About Theme Creation

March 4th, 2015
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WordPress Developer With Noupe: Everything About Theme Creation

Developing WordPress themes on your own is a great thing to do. I remember well how I worked on my first theme, and how much fun it was. Though afterwards, I was in a cold sweat, doing much reworking and bugfixing in order to make it through WordPress´s theme testing procedures. After all, I was very keen to present it to the whole world....