Video Tutorial: Adding reusable code or elements in WordPress websites with Shortcodes UI plugin

Adding reusable code or elements like logos or phone numbers in your WordPress website with the free Shortcodes UI plugin. This plugin is very powerful, I just cover the basics of how to create a Shortcode that allows you to add resuable HTML into any location on your website with a shortcode that is created […]

Catalyst Theme Framework Users Looking at Major Upgrade

Catalyst theme framework users will need to plan on updating their website to use the Genesis theme framework, and likely the ‘Dynamik Website Builder’ child theme (to replace Catalyst/Dynamik). This would need to be done sometime within the next year.

Recommended WordPress Plugins

Here is our list of Recommended Plugins based on the many WordPress websites we’ve built and our numerous WordPress trainings.

Recommended Plugins & Themes

Here is our list of Recommended Plugins based on many years of using WordPress, building websites, and evaluating & cataloging over 3,500 plugins.


WooSlider comes bundled with shortcodes, widgets and template tags, which make it easy to add a slideshow using your method of choice.

Slidedeck2 Pro for WordPress

Create SlideDecks using images, video, text and HTML. Our slide-by-slide editor makes creating SlideDecks easier than ever! You can even utilize our beautiful lenses to instantly change the look and feel of your SlideDeck.

Genesis Extender

Do More With The GENESIS Framework. Tweak your Genesis Child Theme styles in real-time and even have Genesis Extender write the code for you! Easily place Custom Content practically anywhere on your websites.

WooCommerce WordPress Ecommerce Shopping Cart

WooCommerce is a free e-commerce shopping cart that helps you sell anything using WordPress. Deliver enterprise-level quality & features with WooCommerce.

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=” We’ve found BackupBuddy to be one of those ‘must have’ plugins. It has […]

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 on Vimeo.   VidEmbed Preview from on Vimeo.

Added the “enable-media-replace” plugin that allows you to update/replace an image

Added the “enable-media-replace” plugin that allows you to update/replace an image rather than having to delete it and add a new one.

Premium Plugins Included Free with Every Subscription