WordPress Development for Beginners: Getting Started

Interested in learning PHP and building your own themes and plugins for WordPress? Or just being able to code your own killer customizations for your websites? Learning WordPress development might seem like a daunting thing to do but it all comes down to getting started. So we’ve put together this free series to help you Read more about WordPress Development for Beginners: Getting Started[…]

Tracking New Year’s Resolutions With a Custom WordPress App

It’s that time of year again! Time to commit to doing things you’ve always wanted to do, to taking up new habits for self-improvement and defining what you want to be in the New Year. New Year’s resolutions are an annual tradition for some, but they don’t always have to be promises to yourself that Read more about Tracking New Year’s Resolutions With a Custom WordPress App[…]

How to Create an Image Gallery in WordPress

WordPress makes it incredibly simple to add an image gallery anywhere on your site, but many site owners fail to take advantage of this powerful feature. In this article, we’ll take you through adding an image gallery, incorporating a slideshow and attractive tiling, and highlight some useful gallery plugins. Image Galleries and WordPress Image galleries Read more about How to Create an Image Gallery in WordPress[…]

4 Fun Code Snippets to Add Christmas Cheer to Your WordPress Site

With Christmas almost upon us, I’ve coded up some fun holiday snippets to get your website ready for the holidays. Below you’ll find snippets for a full CSS Santa, falling snow, adding a festive scene to your site, and a subtle Christmas tree background. If you would prefer to use a plugin, check out our  want Read more about 4 Fun Code Snippets to Add Christmas Cheer to Your WordPress Site[…]

10 Simple Tips for Learning CSS for WordPress

Learning CSS can be overwhelming, especially when you don’t know where to start and what terms to search for when you get stuck. Since CSS is a styling language and not a full-on programming language like Javascript or PHP, it’s actually fairly simple to learn, especially if you have some HTML knowledge under your belt (which Read more about 10 Simple Tips for Learning CSS for WordPress[…]

Embedding and Using Icon Fonts With WordPress

Images are great and all, but they offer up challenges for websites: they require extra HTTP requests, they add file weight, and they don’t scale well. Icon fonts, on the other hand, need just one HTTP request for any size set of icons, look great on any display or resolution, and you can scale the Read more about Embedding and Using Icon Fonts With WordPress[…]

How to Add a Responsive Calendar to Your WordPress Site

Plenty of websites benefit from having a calendar. If you’re advertising events, co-ordinating a team’s activities, or providing community information, embedding a calendar into your site will help users get the information they need quickly and easily. There are plenty of ways of doing this. If you want full-featured events management in your site, for Read more about How to Add a Responsive Calendar to Your WordPress Site[…]

20 Premium Resources for Creating Beautiful WordPress Websites in Way Less Time

You can do a lot with WordPress without spending a dime. I mean it. You can really accomplish a lot, and even launch a full-fledged business site. But sometimes, sometimes you have to shell out the dough. Whether it’s to add a top-of-the-line feature or learn a new skill, sometimes the premium resources out there Read more about 20 Premium Resources for Creating Beautiful WordPress Websites in Way Less Time[…]

How to Integrate Google Forms With WordPress

There are countless WordPress plugins available that enable you to insert all sorts of different user submission forms on your site, from generic contact forms, to detailed surveys, to premium forms with loads of customizable fields and extra features. But before you make the decision to download and install the next trendy WordPress form plugin Read more about How to Integrate Google Forms With WordPress[…]

4 Quick Ways to Lower Your WordPress Site’s Bounce Rate

So I launched a WordPress blog a couple of years ago. I threw everything into it for a few months. I wrote article after article, focusing on high-quality content; all the while dreaming of the success it would become. Then, as the same old story goes, I became distracted by other commitments, and the blog declined into Read more about 4 Quick Ways to Lower Your WordPress Site’s Bounce Rate[…]