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HOW TO BUILD AN AUTO-RANKING TWITTER LIST WITH WORDPRESS

My team and I recently built an awesome list template on WordPress that ranks a set of Twitter users based on follower count. It allows a content writer to easily add a list of Twitter handles, and generate a well designed post.

The first piece of content we created with it generated a 1,212% increase in traffic to our site. Check out the tutorial below if you’re interested in building it as well. […]

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8 REASONS TO RELY ON A CMS FOR WEB DEVELOPMENT

Every website owner, before ordering a website, faces a dilemma: whether to use a professional developer’s services or try one of the ready-made solutions that content management systems offer.

It’s a fight between web developers and ready-made website builders: who offers a more comfortable option for creating a fully-functional website that is easy to manage, customize and that looks great on any device? Professionals blame CMSs for providing low-quality code and site vulnerabilities. Website builders strike back, citing the high prices for websites made by studios. […]

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3 BEST FREE STARTER THEMES FOR WORDPRESS

WordPress themes are one of the best features of WordPress. You can change the whole design of your website within a few seconds or minutes. You can choose a free theme, buy a premium theme or you can decide to create a new WordPress theme from scratch. Even there, you can start coding your design from scratch, or you can just use a starter WordPress theme that has all the basics to get you going. […]

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GETTING OVER YOUR FEAR OF COMMITMENT WITH WORDPRESS PLUGINS

When I first started out creating websites with WordPress, I was in awe of the depth and variety of plugins available. During those golden days I would willingly install just about anything that looked cool. Shortly thereafter, I was smacked in the head by reality. Stuff started breaking and seriously hurt my good time.

It turns out that not every plugin is a great one. And there are times when it seems like the work we do is held together with bubble gum and duct tape. Everything works splendidly until it doesn’t. […]

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6 WORDPRESS MAINTENANCE SERVICES CLIENTS LOVE

After ensuring a successful launch, most WordPress developers take a step back and look on to their next project. But constantly chasing new projects results in an uneven cash flow that means some months are better than others.

What developers sometimes fail to realize are the benefits of working with web development clients on a continuous basis to maintain their WordPress website, even after the initial project has been completed. […]

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HOW TO SETUP GOOGLE AMP IN WORDPRESS

Google AMP (accelerated mobile pages) is an open source initiative supported by large tech companies and developers around the world, including Google, Twitter, Reddit and LinkedIn. The project was created with the purpose of making websites and ads load faster and more beautifully on mobile. As such, it doesn’t support the use of popups or other interstitials. […]

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WHY WORDPRESS IS THE LAST CMS YOU SHOULD OPT FOR

WordPress is one of the most, or even the most hyped content management systems ever. It is favored by many people and there are some really good reasons for it to be so well-liked. There is no doubt that a lot of clients opt for WordPress because one can work with WordPress for free. This is surely a very strong ‘pro’ WordPress argument. Moreover, WordPress offers its clients a number of interesting possibilities due to the elaborate system of plugins. So, with WordPress, you can create a lot of things ranging from a simple blogging site to a unique website or sophisticated online store. […]