Top 10 WordPress Theme Frameworks in 2016

Kikolani

WordPress theme frameworks provide website owners with a theme’s basic functionality and allow them to modify its look and feel. If you have been using WordPress for maintaining your website, you’d probably know how popular and useful these WordPress frameworks are.

WordPress Tips for Creating the Perfect Bio Page

Idaconcpts

Making the perfect bio page in WordPress is very important if you are looking to make conversions. Whilst being a simple idea, it’s not easy to implement in the standard WordPress editor, and a couple of plugins I highly recommend are great for making the job quick and easy.

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Take Advantage of Additional Google News Opportunities for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Google News continues to be an important source of traffic for publishers, in particular from the news OneBoxes that are frequently included in regular Web search results. Yoast recently came out with an updated version of their News SEO plugin for WordPress.

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

published it. In fact, publishing your article is just the first step. I have shared some of the most essential steps to take right after you publish an article which include: Email those who helped you write it (If you were using any expert quotes).

17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

One of the neat aspects about WordPress is nobody owns it. With more than 1,300 themes and over 13,000 plugins , the appearance and functionality of any WordPress blog is up to the blog owner’s imagination. When I upgrade WordPress versions, for instance, I activate this plugin.

Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?

Firebelly

Recently a lot of websites and blogs have made the transition from Google’s Blogger service to an independently-hosted WordPress installation. It can be a tricky process, because transferring isn’t easy when you have hundreds of posts published already. Wordpress 3.0

How to build a WordPress website for your nonprofit

SocialFish

You’ve decided that you want to start using WordPress as your nonprofit’s website. You’ve outlined a blog strategy, defined specific goals, decided on topics, and have determined who will publish content. Where would you begin if you wanted to start blogging with WordPress today?

How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours

Waxing UnLyrical

It may look a little bare after other blogs you’re used to… especially if you’ve been publishing another blog for a while. Blogging Blogging for Grasshoppers Social Media getting your blog started spicing out wordpressThis isn’t a trick question.

7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website

Firebelly

WordPress is one of the best website content management systems out there – and not just for blogs. Just browsing through the WordPress Extend database, you’ll find lots and lots of plugins out there that each change the functionality of your website in their own way.

Optimizing WordPress Excerpts for Maximum Clickability [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

I originally published this post on April 21. As I’ve been paying more attention to blogging—not just the writing thereof, but the look and how the posts come across—one of the fields that I believe is little-used is the “excerpt&# field in one’s WordPress blog.

Popup Opt-in Forms: Case Studies, WordPress Plugins, and Alternatives

Kikolani

In this post, I’m going to share my research into popup opt-in forms: who’s using them, case studies, WordPress plugins, and the alternatives for building your mailing list. Popup Opt-In Forms for WordPress. Pippity is becoming a popular WordPress popup opt-in form plugin.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

As a result, publishers and bloggers of all sizes are constantly bleeding site content to social channels in order to encourage crucial engagement and interaction outside of their homepages. Today, the comment section provides a tool to build community engagement around a publisher.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Installing WordPress. Choosing a Great WordPress Theme.

WordPress Themes 101

Unspoken

Entering the world of WordPress for the first time, you may feel like Dorothy walking through the farmhouse door into the colorful world of Oz. It’s easy to see why small businesses love WordPress. sites used WordPress.

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Supercharge WordPress: A Little Known Way to Increase Pageviews & Conversions

Viper Chill

The two most popular ones for WordPress are W3 Total Cache and WP Supercache. What this does is run all your uploaded images to WordPress through various stages of lossless compression (meaning you don’t lose image quality) to reduce the size of your files.

15 Uncommon WordPress Plugins To Enhance Your Blog’s User Experience

Kikolani

Here I will showcase 15 different WordPress user experience plugins that will help you create a great user experience for your visitors. You can receive the reports for the broken links via emails or in the WordPress dashboard directly. The current WordPress pagination is pretty basic.

Make sure you upgrade to WordPress 3.5.2

The Way of the Web

WordPress version 3.5.2 The new WordPress version fixes 7 security issues, and also contains some additional hardening measures, which is important given the recent spate of brute force attacks on a huge number of WordPress sites. The post Make sure you upgrade to WordPress 3.5.2

How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress

The Way of the Web

With the news that Posterous will be closing on April 30, 2013 , many people are now looking to export their content and start to publish on a different platform. Setting up self-hosted WordPress: To set up your site, you need 2 things.

12 Best Comments Plugins To Consider For Your WordPress Website

Kikolani

WordPress has emerged as the best blogging platform-cum-CMS that has empowered various online businesses to turn their name into a brand. Utilizing the exemplary features of this platform, WordPress developers have created the most remarkable websites so far. WordPress Comments Fields.

Install Your First WordPress Plugin

ProBlogger

WordPress is a platform that’s rather easy to use, for the most part. Publishing new posts is easy, creating new pages is easy, and moderating comments is—again—easy. Just to make one thing clear, WordPress doesn’t need any additional software, tools, or plugins to operate.

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The Blogger’s Essential WordPress Guide: 13 Top Tutorials

ProBlogger

Over the last couple of months, we’ve taken a close look at WordPress here on ProBlogger. I know that many readers do use WordPress—either the free or paid version—and it’s the content management system of choice for many high-profile sites. What you need to know before you start a WordPress blog. Set safe, secure user roles on your WordPress blog. Secure your WordPress blog without touching any code. How to select your first WordPress theme.

Google Publisher Plugin For WordPress

Small Business Mavericks

Google has developed a WordPress plugin for publishers that does two things: Allows you to add AdSense ads easily to your WordPress blogs and websites. The only value this plugin adds to the business of being an online publisher is the ability to verify your website at Webmaster Tools with one click. The unspoken encouragement here is, “You are a publisher and that alone is a valuable thing.” You are a publisher.

HOW TO: Move a WordPress blog from one domain to another

Josh S Peters

Shuaism is now JoshSPeters and I’m going to kick it off with a post about the 5 step process of moving your WordPress blog from one domain to another. Install WordPress on The New Domain. Install WordPress on The New Domain. The domain transfer is done!

Split Testing Made Easy with the ConverThis WordPress Plugin

Kikolani

ConverThis is a WordPress plugin that makes A/B testing simple. Once you have entered the pages you want to test, you will click the Publish button to complete the campaign. ConverThis is a great plugin for WordPress that can help you do some simple split testing.

Millions Of WordPress.com Blogs On Pause Due To Back-End Outage

Idaconcpts

Most of the 18 million WordPress.com publishers trying to access their back-end are currently receiving this error message: “We’re experiencing some problems on WordPress.com and we are in read-only mode at the moment.

How to Select the Perfect WordPress Theme for Your Blog

ProBlogger

Selecting a WordPress theme is one of those tasks that seem fairly easy at first How hard can it be? You simply go to Google, type in “best free WordPress themes” and you’re good to go, right? Long story short, almost all free WordPress themes include some kind of strange code in their structures, usually in the footer section. I’m speaking as a WordPress developer. Nowadays, WordPress can successfully run almost any kind of website.

This Blog Is Dead

Twist Image

It was a technological and publishing breakthrough. Suddenly, the cost of publishing plummeted to zero and publishing to the world was almost as easy as it was to print up a document from your word processor. Suddenly, anyone with connectivity could have a thought and publish it in text for the world to see. If an editor didn''t like a story pitch, I could just copy and paste that same text into WordPress , hit "publish" and see if the story had legs.

Getting the Most Out of All-in-One SEO Pack WordPress Plugin

Kikolani

This can be especially useful in the event that you forget to include a description before publishing the post. What SEO plugins do you use with WordPress? Mobile Blogging – How to Make Your WordPress Blog Smartphone Ready. This is a guest post by Brian Flores.

Publishing Content Beyond Your Blog

Small Business Mavericks

Most online businesses publish content in two places – their website and their blog – it’s a standard online marketing strategy. You will often see references to publishing content in article directories, Facebook, HubSpot, Squidoo and perhaps even on other blogs as a guest author. As your business grows, there are more opportunities to publish content – on site rather than off site, and by doing so, you deliver a more professional appearance to visitors.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

If they are similar to a thought you have published previously…I’m glad we think alike, but these aren’t quotes stolen from anywhere else. Blogs 43) If you’re serious about blogging, get a self-hosted WordPress blog.

Google Publisher Toolbar—a Must-have for AdSense Publishers

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Kevin Muldoon of WordPress Mods. Many top AdSense publishers such as Zac Johnson and Spencer Haws have had their accounts banned and their last month of earnings withheld. The Publisher Toolbar. Google publisher toolbar.

WordPress 3.8.2 now available to download and install

The Way of the Web

The latest version of WordPress is now available to download and install. Privilege escalation: prevent contributors from publishing posts. Hardening) Prevent possible cross-domain scripting through Plupload, the third-party library WordPress uses for uploading files. There’s more information available in the WordPress Codex. As always, before any significant WordPress or plugin update, it’s always best to back up your site. The post WordPress 3.8.2

It's Never Too Late To Start A Blog

Twist Image

Writing is where my heart lies, and I publish that writing (primarily) on a blog. The other publishing platforms typically have intermediaries, editors, time to publish and more. publishing. publishing platform. wordpress.

How to Consistently Publish Great Content While On The Go

ProBlogger

Since publishing content and interacting with my audience is a huge component of my business, those were the apps I downloaded first. The best smartphone apps to track and publish content consistently. By Natalie Sisson.

Security Update for Jetpack WordPress Plugin

The Way of the Web

Joining the news of the Heartbleed vulnerability that affects much of the internet, and a security update for WordPress itself , now comes the news that there is a critical security update for the Jetpack WordPress plugin. contains a fix for a bug which allows an attacker to bypass access controls and publish posts, which could be combined with other attacks to escalate access. The post Security Update for Jetpack WordPress Plugin appeared first on TheWayoftheWeb.

Blog Smarter: 5 WordPress Plugins to Help You Make Money From Your Blog

ProBlogger

You need to register for a Kontera account first but that is quick and easy, and gives you your published ID which is then entered in the plugin setup. All images taken at the WordPress Plugin Directory. Blog Smarter: 5 WordPress Plugins to Help You Make Money From Your Blog.

Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come

SocMed Sean

Put something on paper or type something electronically that you never intend to publish. Blogs Featured People Social Media best practices blog social media social networking strategy tips wordpress

How to Choose a Home Page Layout for Your WordPress Website

Kikolani

One of the most important elements I look for when choosing a WordPress theme for a new website, is finding a theme with the right home page layout. Step 1: Decide what type of website you’ll be publishing. If you’re new to WordPress, take your time and be prepared to learn.

Open Source Web Management and Design Tools

Idaconcpts

eZ Publish – PHP/SQL. WordPress – The same company that offers the popular free blogging service, also distributes their software for free. The Web itself is free and open, and there is no reason why publishing on the web needs to be closed and expensive.

Weekend Project: Set Safe, Secure User Roles on Your WordPress Blog

ProBlogger

One of the final steps of the famous five-minute WordPress installation is to set up an Admin account. This account, by default, is assigned to the role of Administrator, which is the most powerful user role in WordPress. WordPress user roles sounds like a boring topic.