Developing WordPress websites has become easier over the years but installing the software to develop locally on your own computer can be cumbersome. Deciding whether to use free software like Ampps, Mamp, Xampp, pay for commercial software or even setup vagrant and VVV. They can all be learning curves that require additional steps to debug and get your perfect server setup. Enter Local from Flywheel that aims to take the frustration out of installing a local development environment by replacing it with a fast and functional app.
WordPress is the biggest Content Management System (CMS) when it comes to blogging, and there aren’t many other platforms that come close in terms of ease of use, with a large development community that supports it. WordPress has grown over the years from a basic blogging platform that enabled users to setup their blogs with ease, to a platform that now lets users create their own themes and plugins, which can easily be installed on other sites using WordPress.
While WordPress websites share many of the same characteristics as other websites regarding SEO, WordPress websites require a few tweaks to rank well against other domains and other WordPress sites. Here are four essential SEO tips for WordPress websites with actionable advice on how to do each.
A travel blog is similar to an online diary, which could eventually make you money and provide financial freedom to adventure across the world. If you have been considering chronicling your journey, but are unsure where to begin, here’s how you can start a travel blog.
Adding Code snippets to the WordPress functions.php file enables you to perform actions and use filters in a way that will improve functionality of your WordPress site which can make your theme more organised and cleaner. Here is a bunch of useful snippets to further enhance your WordPress theme.
In this tutorial we will highlight hovering over a clickable div which has an image and a title. For an example please visit my homepage With the magic of HTML5 and CSS3 you can now insert a <div> , which is a block element, inside of a <a> which is an inline element. Previously this would have resulted in HTML errors.
As WordPress continues trying to get the first place in the CMS website building platform league, more and more people give their preference to it. The easy usage and diversity of applications, from a personal blog to an e-commerce website, makes it tempting to choose WordPress for your web resource.
Cleaning your WordPress database might not be top of your agenda. Whenever you have published a post or page, trashed a comment or simply haven’t even thought about it, there is likely to be left-over useless data. Over time that data builds up clogging up your database which can affect the performance. You can off course go into your database and clear things up manually which may be exhaustive for the average user or you could make use of a cleaning plugin. Here is my round-up of WordPress cleaners to keep your WP database in tip-top shape.
Rewind back 3 years when I published the tutorial display your WordPress Recent Posts on a Static Page. I wouldn’t ever have dreamed that it would be one of the most commented posts on my blog and even now people are still asking for hints and tips on how to expand the code further so I’ve decided to go through all the comments and gathered enough to have a FAQ section.
In this tutorial we will parse a CSV file, containing random countries, with their own colour and tooltips displaying both the country and it’s continent. The CSV file will be converted to JSON dynamically and added to a Google Visualization Geochart in your WordPress Blog.