WordPress is the world's most popular content management system (CMS) and for several good reasons. For starters, it's incredibly easy to set up and manage a WP-powered site. In addition, the CMS is lightweight and therefore able to produce sites that load up fast especially when everything is properly optimized. However, on the downside, WordPress is not known to be too … [Read more...] about Do You Make These 7 Common WordPress Mistakes?
Selecting the right ecommerce platform can make all the difference for your online store. Picking a platform isn’t exactly an easy task, as you’ve got to find one that suits your needs, manage inventory, drive more traffic and satisfy customers. Magento and Shopify are two of the best available ecommerce platforms for businesses today. To take your new quirky business to the … [Read more...] about Shopify vs Magento: which should you choose for better sales?
Whether you love it or hate it, Facebook is literally everywhere! It's one of the world's largest social networking platforms and has over 1bn active users. This makes most webmasters drool about the kind of social traffic they can generate from platforms like Facebook. No wonder why it's tough to find a popular website that doesn't rely on Facebook, either for bringing in the … [Read more...] about 5 Best WordPress Facebook Plugins You Should Use
It is not uncommon to find your WordPress website was hacked or infected by malware, especially if you are running an outdated version of WordPress, PHP and MySQL. Most people do run out-of-date versions of core WordPress files as well as third-party themes and plugins, according to stats by WordPress.org. We’ll list methods to clean your hacked website below but you must … [Read more...] about How to Clean a Hacked WordPress Site?
You might have encountered times when your computer goes into safe mode. It’s frustrating to suddenly see the option of safe mode when you have important work to do. If that’s happening with you often, read this post to find out what’s safe mode and how does it help me. What’s Safe Mode? Safe mode is a safe way for your Windows operating system to load when your system is … [Read more...] about What’s Safe Mode and How it does help me?
A challenge confronted by every website owner is engagement. When a site compels visitors to interact with the site, the value of the site goes up. If that engagement produces valuable data related to visitor preferences and desires, the site gains advantages in customizing to a marketplace. The challenge is getting people to engage. One great method of creating interaction and … [Read more...] about 7 Clever Ways to Use Forms
Most web developers start out by using Notepad or Notepad++ by simply typing out the needed code. Many Ruby IDEs work with more than just Ruby, and are offered as standalone plugins by companies that aimed to build something that could be enjoyed by all. Given the demand out there for strict Ruby IDEs I decided that I would put together this article looking at what I feel … [Read more...] about Top 5 Ruby IDE Solutions for Web Developers
Designing your own website doesn't have to be an intimidating task any longer. WordPress changed the game when it introduced everyone to the option of doing this task with no coding experience or technical knowledge. Nevertheless, designing a WordPress site alone is a discouraging task for some, but thanks to articles you can find on the Internet, it shouldn't be. Let's … [Read more...] about Tips on WordPress website design and how to use a theme detector in 5 steps
By Tim Brown, Director of Strategy, Snap Agency - WordPress Services Just like having a website is an essential for your business in today’s modern world, so too is having a user-friendly contact form a vital part of your website. A contact form serves as the first platform on which potential customers can contact you so it needs to function properly. If you don’t … [Read more...] about Best Free WordPress Plugins For Contact Forms
It's a truth universally acknowledged that a person with a blog is heard by the world—or at least wants to be heard by the world and has the ultimate ability to be heard. But what stands in the way of blog writing success? The same things that plague our other entrepreneurial pursuits, plus a few extras you may not have thought of. Time, energy and resources are a … [Read more...] about 8 Things to Keep in Mind When Starting a Blog