Some people are looking to manage a website on a limited budget, so finding decent free WordPress plugins is always good. One such plugin is BackWPup from MarketPress. While there is a premium version of the plugin that gives you other features like multisite support, even the free version is pretty fully featured for your […]
A long time ago, our team compared two of the most popular plugins available for creating WordPress backups, BackupBuddy and BackWPup. While we decided they were both great plugins, we never truly taught people how to make a WordPress backup using BackupBuddy or BackWPup. We start here, with a look at how to create a
From the moment Windows 8 and Apple’s new iOS 7 launched to the marketplace, the buzzword in web and tech design has been “flat.” Fast forward to today, and even WordPress is utilizing flat design with the WordPress 3.8 dashboard UI and the newly released default theme, Twenty Fourteen. What is flat design?
Front-end editing in WordPress is picking up a lot of steam lately. The recent release of 3.8 brought us a fresh new admin interface and in my opinion, a better blogging experience. With all the new UI goodies, it has folks like me craving for more. Recent blogging competitors like Ghost and Medium, embrace a
It feels like WordPress 3.7 just arrived, but here is WordPress 3.8 to make new waves across the WordPress community. We should look forward to seeing more frequent changes to WordPress, albeit smaller updates to compete with the increasingly saturated CMS market. Find out about some of the changes that have been made since the
Yesterday marked the release of WordPress 3.8 as told by at least 9 blogs in my Feedly account. If you’re looking to play catch up with the news, I’ve gathered them here for you. Grab your favorite cup of java and load up on the release of WordPress 3.8 as told in 6,287 words. Enjoy!
We have been developing websites for years with the mentality that a landing page should be effective. Developers and designers put together complicated systems to add “value” to a website. But when that website was created to get somebody to find your product or to get somebody to perform one action, what is the point
Changing the color of a Premium WordPress theme is easy; finding the inspiration is tricky. We pack our collection of themes with ten color choices, but what if we didn’t get that shade of blue you were looking for quite right? Perhaps your client needs to match a brand scheme that wasn’t included. Fear not. Here’s a
What Are Child Themes? A child theme is a theme that inherits the functionality of another theme (called the parent theme). Creating a child theme is a good idea really a necessity if you want to make any modifications or changes to an existing WordPress theme. Instead of modifying the theme files directly, a child theme
I had put it off long enough. The other day, as I logged in to another WordPress website to write a guest post, I discovered a slick looking login interface. After logging in, a clean, streamlined WordPress dashboard. “Duh,” I said. I was using WordPress 3.8 Beta to do my editing. After finishing the article,