WordPress is the most accessible way for marketers to begin their quest for starting their soon-to-be-famous brand. However, we also know that WordPress works best with plugins even if the platform itself is highly customizable. Automation tools such as Omnisend have been a great help for marketers to navigate around the platform and use the available tools to the fullest. But, that’s not all that WordPress can offer, right?
What is WordPress? If you’ve ever looked up blogging, you’ve probably heard of WordPress. In fact, WordPress is probably more popular than you think. A big chunk of the internet is built on it. Their research shows WordPress powers about 39% of all websites. That means nearly a third of the internet runs on WordPress.
Wow, Worldoweb turns 10. Many things have happened in the last 10 years. We have seen Apple, Amazon and Google dominate the technology field. The annoyance of subscription models to in-app purchases becoming the firm favourite to drain anyone’s bank account. I hope you enjoy reading part 1 of this series of WOW’s trip down memory lane where we compare worldoweb from 2008 to now in 2018.
Earlier this year I revamped my WordPress website using Bulma, a CSS Flexbox Framework. I tested a few Navwalkers to integrate the WordPress Nav Menus into the Bulma Navigation. Although they worked they didn’t support Font Awesome. I embarked on creating my own Bulma Navwalker with inspiration from my previous Bootstrap Navwalker and GiottoPress.
Are you using a reliable hosting provider to host your WordPress website? If not, you are taking a big risk, which could have serious consequences for you and your online business. However, by researching this area properly and finding a professional hosting provider that offers high-quality hosting plans, you will have much more peace of mind and avoid many of the issues WordPress owners face. Below are some of the main reasons why you should never cut corners with website hosting for your WordPress website.
Many businesses and bloggers use WordPress to manage their websites. It is among the top web publishing systems in the world. If you hire a web developer to build your business website, he or she is likely to recommend WordPress. Unfortunately, most business owners have no idea how their business websites run. If you are reading this, you probably are thinking of starting a new website and taking over managing your website. Why should you join other business owners in using WordPress? Here are the top reasons why you should consider the publishing system.
Everybody needs tools to help with a job. You can’t put up a shelf without the aid of a screwdriver, using ‘no more nails’ doesn’t count! The same can be said of WordPress development. If you are developing a WordPress theme or plugin there are some excellent plugins available to help you do the job better. Furthermore, here is a roundup of more than 20 development tools that can speed up the process for you.
Developing local 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.