10 Best WordPress Blog Themes and Templates for 2017

10 Best WordPress Blog Themes and Templates for 2017

If you recently explored the web looking for a perfect blogging platform, you might have come across multiple sites recommending ‘WordPress’. Statistics don’t lie either – more than 90% websites using blog technologies are based on WordPress. Well, it’s quite obvious because WordPress offers a wide range of blogging capabilities which you may not find on other blogging platforms.

Undeniably, simplicity and flexibility are the two major pillars of WordPress as a blog platform. You may be a just a layman user, yet you can easily create a complete WordPress site and manage the site on your own. On the other hand, there are thousands of ways to customize your site to make it look unique from others. Read more

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Marketing

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Marketing

We all know how to use social media. Some of us use it to connect with friends and family, others use it for marketing purposes. Regardless, it has emerged as a universal medium that both brands and consumers need it.

Social media is a broad channel that goes beyond Facebook and Twitter. LinkedIn is growing in popularity, as well as Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, and others. How do we implement these channels into our social media marketing? Read more

10 Best Domain Registrars for Cheap Domain Names in 2017 – Compared

10 Best Domain Registrars for Cheap Domain Names in 2017 – Compared

First things first, domain registration is the first task in creating a website. Sometimes, it can be the second step after choosing a hosting plan as some hosting plans offer free domain along with hosting. Buy domain or hosting first, you cannot skip any whatsoever. So, I present you the best domain registrars for cheap domain name registration in 2017. (Note: We have already covered the best WordPress Hosting Providers).

No wonder that there are a sheer number of companies offering domain names but not all of them can be trusted. You must consider various factors including cost, user experience and support they offer to their customers. On the other hand, the reliability of the domain company matters a great deal because you cannot compromise on security and privacy of your domain name. Read more

10 Best WordPress Security Plugins to Secure WP Sites in 2017

10 Best WordPress Security Plugins to Secure WP Sites in 2017

According to the Forbes, 75 million websites were powered by WordPress till December 2016. This clearly indicates the popularity of the most user-friendly CMS, the WordPress. As it gains popularity, it is prone to attacks from the unethical sources. The security of your website may be at risk. Some of the common security threats are brute force attacks, outdated plugins and WordPress version, downloads from non-verified sources, and unsecured hosting.

There are some simple steps you can take to secure your WordPress site. These include keeping your theme and plugins updated, using a strong username and password, using a secure WordPress hosting, installing a reputed WordPress security plugin, and scheduling regular backups. Read more

4 Best WordPress Caching Plugins To Boost Your Website Speed (Compared )

4 Best WordPress Caching Plugins To Boost Your Website Speed (Compared )

I hear people talking about the loading speeds of their websites a lot. Also, I have encountered lots of people wondering how to clear cache in WordPress and boost their website speed. After all, the internet has become all about speed today. Here, if your site takes time to load then in no time your visitors will switch to another one. Does this situation sound familiar???

Well, there are various ways to get your website optimized for speed. Your choice of WordPress hosting determines the speed of your WP site in a great deal. Remarkably, most of the best WP hosting providers come with an in-built caching (super-cacher) feature which is surely a good point. However, it would be far better if you yourself take care of caching by installing a WordPress clear cache plugin.  Read more

11 Best WooCommerce Plugins & Extensions Worth Checking Out in 2017

11 Best WooCommerce Plugins & Extensions Worth Checking Out in 2017

WooCommerce is not just a WordPress plugin but a complete eCommerce platform to start an online shop. Stats from Builtwith suggest that it is the most popular eCommerce technology in use. Similarly, the total number of the core WooCommerce plugin downloads is tremendous with 3+ million active installs.

That’s not all! There are a number of WooCommerce extensions and add-ons (also called WooCommerce plugins) which add functionality to the core WooCommerce plugin. Read more

The Ultimate Collection of Best WordPress Translation Plugins for 2017

The Ultimate Collection of Best WordPress Translation Plugins for 2017

There is this popular saying “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language that goes to his heart. ” Hence, you should consider using a WordPress translation plugin to localize your site. Did that make any sense?? 😀

Anyways, what I mean is language is one of the major selling factors for your products and services. No matter how optimized your site is or how strong marketing strategies you use, you will still be missing out on a lot of potential visitors. And the main reason behind it is that only limited number of audiences understand the language that we use to write our contents.

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15+ Best WordPress Portfolio Themes and Templates 2017

15+ Best WordPress Portfolio Themes and Templates 2017

Suppose you were almost done with an interview for your life’s dream job. And, your to be boss asked this question, “Tell us about your previous work experience and competence“.

How would you reply?

Smart YOU: Here, it is my portfolio website; you can learn everything about my previous work and proficiency on this online portfolio.

Lazy YOU: I have mentioned everything on my CV. Haven’t you checked it yet?

Aw, the second one is not at all impressive but rather a rude answer. How sad it would be losing your dream project!

I know you don’t want this happen to you ever. So, wondering how to make a portfolio website? Read more

Why Your Standard WordPress SEO-Plugin Doesn’t Work Anymore

Why Your Standard WordPress SEO-Plugin Doesn’t Work Anymore

All WordPress users are accustomed to various SEO-plugins like Yoast or All-in-One SEO pack. They offer more or less similar set of functions that allegedly supposed help users with optimizing their pages and blog posts for Google search. In most cases you could see such recommendations for on-page SEO as increasing/lowering keyword density in your text, using your target keyword in H1 and H2 titles, placing the main keyword at the beginning of the H1 title etc.

But are all those manipulations still essential for your page to get higher in Google SERPs? Read more

5 Best WordPress User Registration & Profile Plugins Compared (2017)

5 Best WordPress User Registration & Profile Plugins Compared (2017)

If you want to make your website more user-friendly by allowing the site visitors to register and create their profile on your site, a WordPress registration plugin should be all you need. Well, there are thousands of great WordPress plugins which come handy for adding great functionalities to the WP websites. No wonder, an abundant number of excellent user registration and profile plugins for WordPress are available.

Yes, a WordPress user registration plugin provides you a brilliant way to create stunning registration pages so that website visitors can register, make their profile, and you can assign custom user roles to the registered users. In addition, it lets you boost your marketing strategies as you can provide discounts, bonuses, and offers exclusively to the registered users. Read more

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