Starting a website isn’t always an easy job. For beginners, there could be many things to think about to have it up, such as the domain name, hosting, keeping the content updated, which can be sometimes a little overwhelming if you are working alone. Fortunately WordPress helps webmasters with easing half of the process by supplying crafted themes. Here we continue with our monthly series, bringing you 20 new picks for those who want to start a new site.
September 1st is the US Labor Day, which signifies the start of the new active business season. To say a proper goodbye to the Summer here are the best WordPress labor day deals we got hold of. We will keep on adding others as they come along.
Some people ask how WordPress can be used. Well, it not only can be used to build blogs, but also as a CMS. Still think WordPress is limited? Companies have gone even further and built whole web apps on WordPress.
70% visitors leave your website without taking any action. And it only takes 10 seconds for them to decide whether to stay or leave. Popups, notification bars and similar messages try to “salvage” potentially lost visitors. And they’ve been hugely successful – that’s why there are dozens of plugins to show popups, notification bars, side panels and more.
Google has recently announced that whether or not a website is using HTTPS (HTTP over TLS) will be a ranking signal as we go forward. Right now it’s not so important for ranking however it will progressively become more important in the coming years. Thus, the onus is on website owners to start making the move right now towards HTTPS.
In my daily work supporting and developing the WP RSS Aggregator plugin, I get many requests from people needing to do quite interesting things with RSS feeds. One of these is sending RSS feed updates to their email inbox. Many times users would have created a custom feed on their website which aggregates content from several other websites, and want that feed delivered to their inbox. That’s one of the use case of WP RSS Aggregator and this functionality is built into the core plugin itself.
Turns out that RSS to Email is a very easy thing to do.