Visual Composer for WordPress – drag-and-drop WordPress page editing

Drag-and-drop WordPress Page Editing Right From The Page Editor. Visual Composer will save you tons of time working on your site content. Now you’ll be able to create complex layouts within minutes!

Gravity Forms

Gravity Forms – Easy to use drag-and-drop fields, email auto-responders with email routing, conditional logic (check ‘this’ box and ‘that’ field is displayed), post creation, and PayPal, make Gravity Forms by far the best web form on the market today!

BackupBuddy – Backup, Restore, Migrate WordPress

BackupBuddy 3-in-1 Backup, Restore, Migrate WordPress Websites. Backup sites, restore sites, migrate sites from single site to sub-site within existing multisite install or from multisite to single site. Nothing on the market beats this WordPress plugin for backup/restore/migrate functionality within WordPress. url=”http://vimeo.com/16443682 We’ve found BackupBuddy to be one of those ‘must have’ plugins. It has […]

WooCommerce Changing Extension Licenses to Charge Per Site

WooCommerce Extension License agreements changing to only be valid per site, is a game changer in a negative way for for the business model of many Web Designers who incorporate WooCommerce into websites for their customers.

Frustration and confusion with Paypal

Paypal versions are super confusing (I don’t pretend to understand them). Paypal calls the different plans similar things, but they end up being totally different and not compatible with what you expect. Or what is Payflow may be known as 2 different things depending on which version of the API you have (or when you signed up). Very confusing.

Best ‘Calls To Action’ For Targeting Customer Engagement On Your Website

Much effort and expense is made on the internet in the realm of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) to get more traffic to one’s website, but from there, once you have earned some website traffic, the real emphasis should be to get a website visitor to act on something on your website.

Headway Theme First Time User Learning Curve

At this point the jury is still out…I haven’t made up my mind whether I’m going to be using Headway as one of my TOP theme frameworks when building websites. If things go well in the near future I may even LEAD with Headway for most new projects.

WooCommerce is NOT Compatible with Headway Theme

I’m finding out the hard way that the WooCommerce shopping cart is NOT compatible with the drag-and-drop Headway theme. Here’s the journey.

StudioPress Genesis Video Tutorials

StudioPress.TV Official video tutorials by StudioPress.

Do I Really Need Ongoing WordPress Website Maintenance?

Do I Really Need Ongoing WordPress Website Maintenance? Yes! And here are the reasons why.

What is Responsive Design / Adaptive Websites?

Responsive Design (Adaptive Design, Progressive Enhancement) is a relatively new web design technique targeting various screen sizes, browsers, & devices to make them more user friendly.

Meta Data Character Limits – What are the character limits when adding meta data to a web page?

What are the Meta Data Character Limits to adding meta data to a web page? Is there value in using Keyword meta tags?

Deactivate WP Smush.it When Not In Use

WP Smush.it  (link to plugin developer) is a good plugin used to compress WordPress images (known as ‘image optimization’) that helps your website pages to load faster. Unfortunately, when left activated WP Smush.it slows down your site…so it has the opposite effect it is meant to achieve! And WP-Smush.it, a Yahoo service behind the scenes that […]

WordPress SEO Site Optimization Strategies & Techniques

Optimize your WordPress website with SEO.

This PowerPoint slide presentation was used during a recent WordPress Interactive Training. During this presentation we explore some great SEO strategies and ‘SEO Fundamentals’ to achieve best search engine results for your WordPress website.

Latest Shopp WordPress Ecommerce Plugin Upgrade

The long awaited version 1.2 upgrade to the Shopp ecommerce plugin for WordPress by Ingenesis Limited was released today. We love Shopp and use it on many customer sites. We also recommend Shopp to folks on a regular basis even if we aren’t involved in building or hosting their website because we believe it is […]

Premise Landing Pages WordPress Plugin by CopyBlogger/StudioPress

Premise is a great plugin for WordPress that takes all the hassle out of building effective landing pages that get results. And it does it all in conjunction with the Genesis Theme Framework from StudioPress, right from inside WordPress.

PluginBuddy Developer Suite of Premium Plugins Now Included FREE

We just included the entire PluginBuddy Developer Suite of Premium Plugins within every Website Package: BackupBuddy for website backups EmailBuddy Plugin for Email Newsletters DisplayBuddy (Slideshow, Video Showcase, Carousel, Featured Posts, Rotating Text, Billboard, Rotating Images, Copious Comments) VidEmbed Thumbsup Mobile   EmailBuddy from WebDesign.com on Vimeo.   VidEmbed Preview from WebDesign.com on Vimeo.

Tutorial: Logging Into Your WordPress Dashboard

WordPress Tutorial Logging Into Your WordPress Dashboard To Update Your Website Content This video gives a 5 minute introductory walk-through for new users to get started managing their website by learning how log into the WordPress Dashboard. (This video does not cover additional functionality such as how to add or edit pages or posts.) This […]

Things to Keep in Mind When Starting an Online Store

Of course, SiteSubscribe can help guide you through the maze of ecommerce by helping select which plugins are best to use for your ecommerce store, helping build and configure your site and your ecommerce configuration, etc., but here’s another great resource article from GetShopped.org, the folks who make the renowned WP-eCommerce plugin for WordPress: There […]

Optimizing Images for the Internet and Image Manipulation Tools

Which Image Type Should You Use On Your Website? Different Formats There are four primary formats to choose from when optimizing images for the internet. Each format stores and compresses image information differently. These four main formats include PNG-8, PNG-24, GIF, and JPEG. Below we will discuss the different formats and what images they work […]