Themes

MH Magazine – a WordPress Theme for Online Publishers

April 29th, 2016
by noupenews
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MH Magazine - a WordPress Theme for Online Publishers

Multi-purpose themes are becoming more and more popular. Does this mean you should use one? Not exactly. Depending on your use case, there are other types of themes that might fit your needs better and faster. Today, we’ll introduce you to the premium theme MH Magazine by MH Themes, which is perfect for the entire field of editorial websites, such as blogs, online magazines...

Business Online

Link Audit as a SEO Measure

April 29th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Link Audit as a SEO Measure

Other than content, the link structure of a website is one of the most important ranking factors for Google. For the search engine’s crawlers, all links to a domain are of interest, but also the internal page navigation as well as the choice of links to foreign domains (outbound links). A frequent link audit should be on your to-do list. However, the Google algorithm...

Plugins

wpDiscuz: WordPress Comments Modernized

April 28th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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wpDiscuz: WordPress Comments Modernized

The WordPress comment feature is boring and, honestly, way outdated. Of course, you can comment on a blog properly using the native comment feature, but that’s not fun. The feature simply isn’t in step with the time. It would be great if you could edit your comments afterward. Or if you could integrate videos and photos. All of this is not possible when it...

Plugins

10 New, Free WordPress Plugins (April 2016)

April 27th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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10 New, Free WordPress Plugins (April 2016)

To me, this article is the most exciting one of each month. I love free WordPress plugins, as they allow me to extend my CMS of choice with useful features almost infinitely. You won’t feel differently either, thus, let’s not lose any time. We’ll take a dive into the almost infinite plugin index, and find the ten most exciting, most interesting, new, and free...

Themes

10 Fresh, Free WordPress Themes (April 2016)

April 26th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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10 Fresh, Free WordPress Themes (April 2016)

Every month, I go and search for exciting, new, and free WordPress themes flicking through the recent additions to the directory. I do this so you can always give your blog a new look and separate it from the thousands of other websites out there. As always, all presented themes are responsive and adapt to any screen resolution. 1 – Passionate Passionate is a theme...

(Free) Services

Responsive Images and Performance Optimization using Cloudinary

April 26th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Responsive Images and Performance Optimization using Cloudinary

Using images on contemporary websites correctly is not the easiest task. Different devices with different resolutions and pixel densities require much more than just a default image file. Even though high-resolution displays require large images, the files have to be kept as small as possible due to limited data plans, especially on mobile devices. This is not an easy undertaking. However, the cloud-based image management solution Cloudinary...

(Free) Services

FotoJet: Online Service for Collages and Social Media

April 25th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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FotoJet: Online Service for Collages and Social Media

FotoJet is a rather new free online tool to create collages and social media graphics with. FotoJet works in a similar way as its strongest competition, the popular service Canva. However, in contrast to Canva, FotoJet is completely free. There are no hidden costs; all functions can be used for free. While the tool doesn’t come close to the variety of instruments of its competitor,...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Performance: Really Accelerate WordPress Websites [#2]

April 24th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
4
Accelerate WordPress Websites

Welcome back to “how to accelerate WordPress websites.” In the first part of our series, we’ve addressed the importance of the correct web-hosting solution. While doing so, we’ve answered questions on what advantages come with the hosting on SSDs, and why it’s important that HTTP/2 is activated on the server. In this part, we’ll deal with Prefetch and Preconnect, as well as with the...

Plugins

WordPress: How to Create a Custom Site Plugin

April 23rd, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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WordPress: How to Create a Custom Site Plugin

Everyone that has been running a WordPress website for a while knows this problem. You need to integrate small code snippets into the activated theme’s functions.php for all possible features. When the website only needs a few of these code snippets, it’s usually not problematic. However, a site that has been online for years might have collected a lot of snippets. First, you can...

Business Online

Modern SEO: The Google Ranking Factor HTTPS and Let’s Encrypt

April 22nd, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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Modern SEO: The Google Ranking Factor HTTPS and Let's Encrypt

From time to time, Google implements new ranking factors. In the year 2014, Google announced the encryption of websites with an HTTPS certificate as a ranking factor. Many websites have since switched to HTTPS, and can confirm first advantages in the ranking. Yes, it is already possible to measure gains in the ranking. The switch to the new protocol surely is complicated in many...

(Free) Services

Collaboration Tools: Design Discussions in the Browser

April 21st, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Collaboration Tools: Design Discussions in the Browser

Instead of presenting drafts and finished layouts to your customer on site, the internet is becoming an increasingly more popular method. While layouts used to be sent via email, there are plenty of tools now, which ease presentation, receiving feedback, and collaboration in general. Apart from pure graphic layouts and mockups, there are also services that take screenshots of websites or allow the user...

Business Online

WordPress: Salon Booking Lets Your Clients Book Your Services

April 20th, 2016
by Dieter Petereit
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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...