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How to Build a Church Website with WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: All churches need a useful website but few have a large budget. What is a church to do? My favorite solution is one that I’ve seen thousands of churches switch to in the last couple years – WordPress. It’s a low-cost solution (often under $100 to build and $10/month to host) that ...

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Proven Ways to Boost Your Conversion Rate with Social Proof

wpexplorer.com :: Marketing and Psychology might seem two very distant lines of study. But when combined they can work miracles. Marketers have been leveraging the power of psychology to increase sales and grow their business for years. The most common form in which it exists is via the placement of a product, its ...

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How to Optimize Your WordPress Website for Local SEO

wpexplorer.com :: Did you know that 46% of all Google searches are looking for local information and 97% of people use search engines to find local businesses. 88% of consumers searching on their mobile devices for local business information contact or visit the business within 24 hours. If that’s not enough for you ...

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Why & How to Add a Do Not Sell Button to WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: Over the past few years, many online business owners have taken steps to comply with privacy laws and regulations. The biggest change for many website owners came with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018. When GDPR came into effect in the EU, online businesses ...

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Link Whisper: Smarter WordPress Internal Linking

wpexplorer.com :: In the world of SEO, you win some and lose some. But it would be a shame to lose as far as internal linking goes. That’s just bad, especially when Link Whisper, the subject of today’s review, offers you precisely what you need to ace internal linking like a pro. Although ignored by most ...

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How to Backup a WooCommerce Store

wpexplorer.com :: Back in June 1995, there were less than 25,000 websites in total. Fast-forward to 2019 and that number has multiplied by 12,681 times. There are nearly 2 BILLION websites currently. Websites have become a crucial form of representation and a medium to showcase one’s skills. Now imagine if your ...

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Translate Your Shop & Website to Increase Sales

wpexplorer.com :: We all want to read websites in our native language. I know this is not exactly a groundbreaking statement but you would be surprised at how many websites assume they can just add their content in English and the whole world will want to read it. In fact, out of the approximately 7.5 billion people ...

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The Best WordPress Halloween Discounts & Coupons 2019

wpexplorer.com :: Fall is in the air – and so are WordPress deals. Get your trick-or-treat on early with these awesome sales, deals and coupon codes to save big on WordPress hosting, themes, plugins and more. Grab a pumpkin spice something and let’s dig into these limited time offers! WordPress ...

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5 Essential WooCommerce Accounting Tips

wpexplorer.com :: Accounting may be painful, but we all know it’s a necessity. If you want your business to grow (or even continue running) you need to have your numbers in order and prepare for every tax season. Does the thought of tax season cause you stress and anxiety? Are you dreading preparing those tax ...

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Step by Step Guide to the Gutenberg Builder for WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: I think you’ll agree when I say: This whole Gutenberg business is confusing. Firstly, is the new block editor hard to use or what? I mean, you don’t know where all your favorite tools went. Now, you probably took longer to create a post, right? Maybe adding a link (affiliate or ...

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Getwid – Customizable WordPress Blocks for Gutenberg

wpexplorer.com :: Gutenberg. The mere mention of that word can melt ice. Usually, you can hear a pin drop in the silence that ensues after you shout “GUTENBERG!” in some places. Perhaps you shouldn’t shout but that’s not the point. It’s a chilly day for the Gutenberg editor, or is it? ...

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How to Brand Your WordPress Site

wpexplorer.com :: When building your website, it’s crucial to include both eye-catching branding and compelling content. After all, when a customer visits your site, you want them to form a positive impression of your company and remember it later. However, this is easier said than done. The good news is that ...

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VikAppointments: Book & Schedule Appointments Like A Boss

wpexplorer.com :: If you run a service-based business, scheduling and managing your appointments manually is challenging and time-consuming. Additionally, booking appointments manually means you’re prone to human errors that can cost you business. What to do? You can streamline the process using a plugin such ...

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Why and How to Add Custom WooCommerce Cart Discounts

wpexplorer.com :: Discounts work. Period. They’re one of the more common WooCommerce marketing techniques you can use to convince a customer. But that’s not reason enough to start rolling them out, is it? Offering too many discounts can affect your branding. You have to choose wisely and plan when and how to ...

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Use Push Notifications to Build Repeat Traffic

wpexplorer.com :: To engage your audience, you’ll have to be able to capture their attention in meaningful ways. This isn’t always an easy task, however, especially when there are so many distractions on their mobile devices. Fortunately, push notifications offer an effective solution. Push notifications are a way ...

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9 Best WordPress Courses for Beginners

wpexplorer.com :: WordPress is a remarkable Content Management System (CMS) which is why there are so many good WordPress courses available online. It’s powerful and flexible enough to create almost any kind of blog or website you could imagine. However, the vast world of WordPress might seem daunting at first, and ...

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Easy WordPress Blog Post Checklist for Better Content

wpexplorer.com :: You’ve read that solid web content, more than any other factor, determines the success of your website. But what determines whether or not you’ve written a good blog post? It’s impossible to say objectively, but there are a number of generally agreed items that can contribute to ...

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Ultimate Guide to WordPress Salts and Security Keys

wpexplorer.com :: WordPress is one of the most high-profile and popular content management systems in the world. Consequently, WordPress is a frequent target of security exploits, such as brute force attacks, SQL injection, malware, cross-site scripting, and DDoS attacks. In fact, recently, a new malware strain ...

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ProfileGrid Review: The Easy Way to Create User Profiles

wpexplorer.com :: Do you dream of building an incredible social network on WordPress? If so, you will love today’s review of ProfileGrid, a fantastic user profile and community plugin. It’s clear that creating a formidable community site on WordPress is as difficult as grasping a shadow, and I honestly ...

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How to Move a Blog from Medium to WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: Medium is a hybrid between a blogging platform and a social network. Sophie Maoura, the head of B2B partnerships in Medium calls it a social content platform. In their own words, “Medium is a place where words matter” so it’s no surprise that Medium is favored by bloggers, but it still remains ...

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What Are WordPress User Roles: All You Need to Know

wpexplorer.com :: Did you know that you can give other people access to manage your site? By using WordPress user roles, you can collaborate with people safely and easily, assign different access levels to your site and the content that lies within. In this article, we will cover how WordPress user roles work and ...

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cPanel vs Plesk for WordPress Users

wpexplorer.com :: cPanel and Plesk are two of the most well known control panels today. Both have a superb set of features and are definitely ahead of the rest. They each compete on the same market with cPanel having a slight edge due to it’s popularity. Today I’m going to compare cPanel vs Plesk side by ...

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WordPress Labor Day Sales, Coupons & Deals 2019

wpexplorer.com :: It’s Labor Day weekend! Monday is an official holiday over here in the USA, which means while most folks are off having a 3 (or 4 if you’re super lucky) day weekend WordPress designers can snatch up some awesome WordPress Labor Day sale deals on the best WordPress hosting, themes, ...

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How to Add Two-Factor Authentication for WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: Did you know that you can add two-factor authentication to WordPress? If you’re not sure you would want to add two-factor authentication to you WordPress website consider this – how many accounts across the internet do you possess? All of them password protected? How many share the same ...

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How to Source and Share Content on Your WordPress Site

wpexplorer.com :: When you consider adding new content to your website or blog, you’re likely to think about creating long form articles or original posts. This is only natural, and most sites will want to prioritize unique content. However, it can also be a smart move to source and share relevant third-party ...

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6 Compelling Reasons WordPress Is the Best Platform for Your Site

wpexplorer.com :: Choosing a platform is one of the first and most crucial decisions you’ll make for your new website. Your Content Management System (CMS) will help determine how well your site runs, along with the number of tools and customization options available to you. With all the potential choices out there, ...

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40+ Amazing WordPress Blogs You Should Follow

wpexplorer.com :: As a WordPress enthusiast, you always want to stay abreast of the latest happenings in the world of WordPress and, to some extent, web development. You want to know what the whos of WordPress have to say at any given time. You want to stay ahead of the curve; keep tabs on WordPress news, latest ...

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How to Add Videos to WordPress (And Why)

wpexplorer.com :: Do you find it easy to add videos to your WordPress site? If you shouted YES, you wouldn’t be here, now would you? Another related question: Is creating or finding the best videos for your WordPress site easy? That’s right, I didn’t think so. You probably don’t even know where to start, but ...

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How to Set Up Google Site Kit in WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: Google Site Kit is a brand new SEO/analytics plugin developed by Google for WordPress. It enables you to connect Google’s online marketing services such as Search Console, Google Analytics, PageSpeed Insights, Google AdSense, Google Optimize and Google Tag Manager – directly to your WordPress ...

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How to Test WordPress Site Backups

wpexplorer.com :: If you are managing WordPress websites for long, then you are aware of the importance of taking regular backups. Backups save you from a whole lot of trouble in the event of any unforeseen disaster. In addition to taking regular backups, it’s also important to handle your backups securely. Why? ...

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Kinsta Managed WordPress Hosting Review (2019)

wpexplorer.com :: Kinsta is one of the most reputed managed WordPress hosting providers, powered by the Google Cloud Platform. In this article, we’ll review Kinsta’s managed WordPress hosting service and benchmark its performance. Kinsta WordPress Hosting What We’ll Cover Like most managed WordPress hosting ...

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How to Choose an Event Management Plugin for Your Site

wpexplorer.com :: WordPress is an open-source platform that provides a solid framework for many types of websites. However, it offers little in the way of niche-specific features. If you’re looking to create something other than a simple blog or business site, you may need access to more functionality. This ...

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How to Add Social Logins to Your WordPress Site

wpexplorer.com :: Offering the best user experience is vital, more so if you run a membership or eCommerce website. When the success of your website depends heavily on user registration, you can leverage social logins to offer a great user experience on your registration, login and checkout pages among other places. ...

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How to Choose a Color Scheme for your WordPress Project

wpexplorer.com :: Choosing a color scheme for your WordPress project can be a very difficult and time-consuming task. The right colors will help create a beautiful and attention grabbing website, appealing to your visitors and encouraging them to return again and again. But get it wrong and your repeat visitors ...

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How to Grow Your Online Community with WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: As a flexible content management system that’s here to stay, WordPress is an excellent place to set up your online community. However, you may only be accustomed to using the platform for blogging, and not sure how to best adapt it for a community website. Fortunately, you can create just about any ...

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How to Password Protect Your Entire WordPress Site

wpexplorer.com :: Unlike WordPress membership plugins, adding password protection to your WordPress site doesn’t require user signup or login, which proves useful in many cases. You can block access to certain private WordPress pages and posts with a simple password. Sometimes, when setting up a private site for ...

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Best WordPress SEO Tools for 2019

wpexplorer.com :: Most site owners strive to increase their organic traffic – i.e. visitors who arrive via unpaid search results through sites such as Google and Bing. However, with so many web pages competing for coveted spots on Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs), it can be extremely difficult to boost your ...

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Beaver Builder WordPress Plugin Guide & Review

wpexplorer.com :: Page builders have been the talk of the WordPress community for a while now. These tools have been popular for a long time, but with the introduction of the new Block Editor, many have wondered how relevant they still are. While the Block Editor is an intriguing new feature, however, nothing beats ...

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How to Add Push Notifications to Your WordPress Site

wpexplorer.com :: Every webpreneur I have met dreams of driving more traffic to their website(s). Just like you, they are usually ready to do whatever it takes to attract more visitors. In some cases, beginners resort to blackhat SEO techniques that produce short term gains but lead to Google penalties down the ...

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The Best WordPress 4th Of July Discounts, Coupons & Promos 2019

wpexplorer.com :: Happy 4th of July! In the US this is a huge holiday for family barbecues, trips to the beach, and mega sales on just about everything. Lucky for all of you, our favorite WordPress theme stores, plugin developers, hosting companies and web design resources are also on sale (hooray!). We’ve scoured ...

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How To Add Tabs To WordPress Posts and Pages

wpexplorer.com :: Tabs are a fairly common feature on many websites, especially e-commerce stores. E-commerce store owners usually use tabs in the product description area, where they split reviews, description, technical specs and so on into multiple tabs. Still, tabs have found use in many other different types of ...

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The Ultimate WordPress DNS Guide

wpexplorer.com :: DNS stands for domain name system which, you guessed it, is a system used for controlling your domains. DNS can be an intimidating topic if you are not a developer, I should know, years ago I used to dread having to make changes to DNS! There are lots of different records with numbers, names and ...

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Paid Member Subscriptions Pro Review

wpexplorer.com :: If you’re looking to create a WordPress membership website, you’re in luck. Today we’ll be taking a look at the powerful features of Paid Member Subscriptions Pro. Creating a profitable WordPress membership website is no easy task especially as a beginner. You need a solid plan, ...

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How to Schedule WordPress Posts in Bulk

wpexplorer.com :: I think you will agree when I say: the schedule function in WordPress is a true lifesaver. You can easily schedule posts, pages, and even WooCommerce products for a future date, which saves you a great deal of time that you can channel to driving traffic and growing your blog. When you have a ...

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MailPoet vs MailChimp for WordPress Email Marketing

wpexplorer.com :: Considering Mailchimp's evolution into an all-in-one marketing platform, we compare it to Mailpoet - a simple yet powerful email marketing plugin for WordPress.

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The Best WordPress Maintenance Services On The Web

wpexplorer.com :: Small or big, every business today has an online presence. If you want to be noticed or accessible, an address on the information highway is absolutely necessary. WordPress is the most popular content management system among website owners. It is easy to set up and maintain, but it can be a tad ...

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Simple WooCommerce Tips to Increase Sales

wpexplorer.com :: Where do you stand currently in your WooCommerce store endeavor? Maybe you are planning to launch your WooCommerce store, or maybe you have been running it for a couple of years now. No matter where you’re at you need to work hard on increasing your sales either way. From growing your email list to ...

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How To Add an Author Box to Your WordPress Site

wpexplorer.com :: As you probably know, an author bio box increases the authenticity of your blog. Although publishing anonymously has its uses, it does not compare to the value of authenticity. An author bio builds trust with your readers. People don’t just want to read the info you publish on your blog, they also ...

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WordPress Website Logo Design for Every Budget

wpexplorer.com :: When it comes to creating a WordPress website, you must don many hats. If you choose to everything yourself you must be a website designer, a content strategist, a social media maven, a writer, and even a graphic designer. But let’s be honest; there are very few of us who are talented in all ...

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Selz WordPress eCommerce Plugin Review

wpexplorer.com :: You are excited to start your very own online store. You have a master plan, great products and you can almost smell the money rolling in. I know the feeling; nothing is as exhilarating as starting an e-commerce store. Even if you don’t know what will happen to your store in the future, you ...

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