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5 Easy-To-Use Blog Post Formats

If you’re starting a new blog for your business, you probably have done a lot of research on how to write blog posts. You’ve probably come across all different kinds of posts, everything from other businesses like yours to Buzzfeed’s top 10 cat gifs of the week. It can be a bit overwhelming. Every blog post is different, and you may not know which styles and formats to emulate. […]

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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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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BOOTSTRAP 4

Bootstrap is beloved by many. Well, if not “beloved”, then it is at least appreciated for what it is: a giant framework with almost everything you could need for building a site or web app interface. Bootstrap is changing, though.

That’s right, version four is in alpha release. Naturally, we’re just as curious to know what’s different, so I dived into the documentation to find out. […]

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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. […]