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.

Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites

Idaconcpts

WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. If you work with WordPress, or you’re considering building a website on the platform, you will have probably wondered about SEO and whether there is anything specific you can do to optimize your site.

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Three Words That Will Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

SocMed Sean

Through WordPress plugins, of course! After installing the plugin, just choose Media > Bulk Optimize from your WordPress menu and it should kick off the process. Finally, as I mentioned, WP-Super Cache caches my files and speeds up the native WordPress load times significantly.

WordPress Hack Directed At.com Blogs

Small Business Mavericks

If you read the news about a recent WordPress hacker who targeted a massive number of WordPress blogs, relax. What you should know is that there are two WordPresses. If you installed WordPress on a server at your hosting company (Hostgator, BlueHost, SBM, etc.), However, that doesn’t mean your WordPress blog can’t be hacked. That’s a great suggestion even if you downloaded WordPress and uploaded it to your server.

Klout Adds WordPress But Not For Self Hosted Blogs?

Jason Yormark

A few weeks ago I noticed that Klout had added the WordPress button to the available channels to connect to which was encouraging. Related posts: My 9 Favorite WordPress Social Media Plugins. Mobilize Your WordPress Blog! Social Media Wordpress

Comment by Facebook or WordPress

Ari Herzog

The WordPress commenting system appears below that. Please continue reading Comment by Facebook or WordPress and leave a comment if inspired. When presented the choice between two different commenting systems, which do you choose? The Facebook commenting system (alternatively by Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail login) appears first. Will one beat the other? Ari Herzog is currently seeking a full time position in social media. Connect on LinkedIn today.

WordPress vs Drupal: Which CMS is Right for Your Site?

Idaconcpts

Two of the most popular packages are WordPress and Drupal. However, 60 million sites run WordPress making it by far the most popular free CMS package. First, a little bit about both CMSes: WordPress. Winner: WordPress. WordPress for quick, small sites selling a few things.

Anatomy Of A Blog Redesign: Meet The Standard WordPress Theme

Jason Yormark

I have to admit, I’m a WordPress theme junkie. I’m fascinated with the art of blog design, and I often find myself spending too much time browsing some of the industry leading WordPress theme sites. After hours of browsing, I found what I was looking for and what I believe to be one of the finest WordPress theme frameworks on the web; the Standard Theme. Wordpress

Thesis vs Genesis – Comparing Premium WordPress Themes

Kikolani

Let’s start with pricing, because that is usually the make or break point when it comes to purchasing a premium WordPress theme. You cannot do it through the WordPress dashboard. Inside your WordPress dashboard, go to Appearance > Themes, and then activate Thesis 1.8.2.

How to Make Your WordPress Site Google AMP Compatible

Bill Hartzer

So, how do you make your WordPress site compatible? Well, luckily there’s a WordPress Plugin for that! Here’s how to make your WordPress Site Google AMP compatible. Next, log into WordPress.

Optimizing WordPress Excerpts for Maximum Clickability

Waxing UnLyrical

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. This is WordPress’ built-in Excerpt field.).

To Livefyre and Back Again: Vanilla WordPress Commenting System Returns

Ari Herzog

I also grew frustrated with repetitive actions that were necessary on both the plugin’s dashboard and on the WordPress dashboard. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit To Livefyre and Back Again: Vanilla WordPress Commenting System Returns in your browser. Blog News comments plugins WordpressNearly three months after installing the Livefyre plugin it is gone.

How ‘Google AMP’ & ‘Facebook Instant Articles’ Integration With WordPress Will Transform The Internet?

Kikolani

WordPress has been one of the blessings as far as speed is concerned. The websites powered by WordPress are simplistically created and load faster when compared to other hefty platforms. What ‘Google AMP’ Mean For WordPress? Google AMP is simple, at least for WordPress.

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. So, what’s so great about WordPress? WordPress can run an entire website. With WordPress, you’re not so limited.

Top Dropbox Plugins For WordPress

Kikolani

Thus, it is a good idea for those who are thinking ahead to integrate this unique service into their WordPress blog to go the extra mile for their visitors. WordPress Backup to Dropbox. The WordPress Backup to Dropbox plugin is essential. This is a guest post by Liors Levin.

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. Where would you begin if you wanted to start blogging with WordPress today? WordPress has a great list of hosting providers that support WordPress. Install WordPress. wordpres

18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By

Sprout Social

Whether you’re trying to grow your social media following, get more engagement or make your website more dynamic, there are plenty of WordPress social media plugins to help along the way. WordPress Plugins for Facebook. WordPress Plugins for Google+. Google for WordPress.

12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

Being a non-geek, I had no idea that WordPress’ WSYWIG editor has a lot more options than show up in your “kitchen sink&# when you’re writing posts. Roberto Carreras said: 12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter [link] via @shonali [.]

How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours

Waxing UnLyrical

Blogging Blogging for Grasshoppers Social Media getting your blog started spicing out wordpressThis isn’t a trick question. But really, how many blogs does a gal need? After all, from a practicality point of view, the answer to that question should be one, right?

6 Must-Have Social Plugins for Your WordPress Blog

Convince & Convert

If you have a conversation with any WordPress developer, they’ll likely tell you that less is more when it comes to plugins. These 6 social plugins are all compatible with the latest version of WordPress, and are easy to install and customize.

Make Your WordPress Blog More Readable in 3 Clicks

Waxing UnLyrical

This post isn’t about adding visuals or video into your WordPress blog , or using Cincopa , or judging a blog post by its cover. to see what I could find about even dummies being able to change the font size on one’s WordPress blog.

12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress is not only the most popular blogging platform , but is increasingly becoming a leading website content management system (CMS) as well. How did WordPress emerge as the leading blog platform? WordPress Guides and Commentary. How did WordPress win?

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Written by Glen, this post has 175 Comments As many of you will know, I love Wordpress. For all the great things there are to be said about Wordpress, though, out-of-the-box SEO certainly isn’t one of its strong points. By default on older versions of Wordpress, post titles would display as “Blog Name >> Post Title&#.

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

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. This is WordPress’ built-in Excerpt field.).

WordPress Update Error: Download failed.: Failed to write request to temporary file

The Way of the Web

We currently manage around 35 WordPress installations and websites for a variety of clients and my own projects. I originally started using WordPress for my own websites around 10 years ago, and over time I’ve arranged a range of hosting, themes and plugins that I know I can trust.

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.

6 Annoying Ways You’re Using WordPress

Firebelly

I’ve never made any attempt to hide it, I have an ongoing love affair with WordPress. Often times, WordPress I’ve found WordPress used poorly. WordPress is being used for everything. WordPress offers a simple and clean interface to edit pages.

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.

How WordPress Can Make Your Website More Manageable

Idaconcpts

For many online marketers, there’s no web development platform that’s as user-friendly, valuable, and adaptable as WordPress. However, there are still thousands of online marketers out there that don’t understand, or don’t see value in, a WordPress-powered website.

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.

How to Solve Your Biggest WordPress Page Speed Problems

Razor Social

The good news is that if you’re using WordPress, there are several easy fixes that can help speed up your site. Take a look at these solutions to your biggest WordPress page speed problems. One of the biggest culprits of slow WordPress sites is the plugins you install.

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.

3 Random WordPress Blogging Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

But here are a few things I’ve been asked about a few times when it comes to blogging – particularly in WordPress – and I’m going to jot ‘em down for you. This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series.

Best WordPress Plugins for Business

Akamai Marketing

We just didn’t have enough time to cover some of the best WordPress Plugins for Business. I’m an unabashed WordPress advocate. WordPress is more than a blog today, its an entire website platform. Do what you want with it; WordPress can keep up with you.

How to Make Your WordPress Blog Mobile Friendly

Waxing UnLyrical

Then I checked out a few different options, including Mobify , WordPress Mobile Edition and then (because I was getting bored very quickly) WPTouch. A really easy way to make your WordPress blog mobile friendly. This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series.

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.

Yoast: Your Complete WordPress SEO Toolkit

ProBlogger

Driving your WordPress website toward a higher Google ranking involves constant tweaking, which can mean hours of detailed work. Enter Yoast SEO: the one WordPress plugin that can optimise your entire site. By ProBlogger SEO Expert Jim Stewart of StewArt Media.

10 Vital WordPress Security Tips

ProBlogger

10 Vital WordPress Security Tips. This article overviews a few key security tips for WordPress blogs. Ensure that your themes, plugins and WordPress itself are all updated regularly. Logging into WordPress through an encrypted channel will provide another layer of protection.

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