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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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WordPress Memorial Day Discounts & Coupons 2019

wpexplorer.com :: Happy memorial day weekend folks! Whether you’re at a backyard BBQ, a breezy beach, a lovey lakeside or somewhere else you can still enjoy the weekend… by saving BIG on some of your WordPress favorites! We’ve taken the time to find the best deals for you so you can save fast and ...

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8 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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Backup, Restore and Transfer WordPress Sites with WPvivid

wpexplorer.com :: If you’ve ever broken your WordPress site (and who doesn’t at least once?), you definitely know the value of a sound backup plan. A solid backup strategy is a must-have precautionary part of any good WordPress security strategy. Especially when you consider there are over 90,000 hacker ...

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How to Add a Preloader to WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: Website speed plays a huge part in the success of your business, especially with regard to being featured in search results. This is due to the fact that search engines rate your site higher when it’s easier for them to navigate. When your site takes longer than a few seconds to load, the ...

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Why to Use Multiple Payment Gateways for WooCommerce

wpexplorer.com :: You are running an e-commerce platform maintaining a single payment gateway and you feel that something is not working as it is supposed to be. Or too many customers leave each time when the checkout process begins. If this is the scenario, then you are probably missing something very important ...

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10 Tips for WordPress Theme and Plugin Development

wpexplorer.com :: You wake up, and the first thing that comes to your mind is “I gotta finish that WordPress plugin or theme.” While you still love your job and it is an excellent source of income, sometimes it just looks like you’re not getting anything done, and it’s driving you crazy. It is simple; if ...

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CrowdFund Your Projects With WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: Crowdfunding has exploded in recent years, with the success of sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo.  If you’ve ever used a crowdfunding site (either as a creator or backer), you’ll know how useful they can be for getting funding. However, you are ultimately competing for attention with thousands ...

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WordPress eCommerce Tips to Attract Traffic that Converts

wpexplorer.com :: Creating eCommerce websites on WordPress is getting notably popular and numbers prove it: WooCommerce has already reached market share of 22% in 2019, positioning as the most popular solution among the top one million sites on the Internet. That’s why WordPress has worked on making it easier for ...

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20+ Best WordPress Podcasts to Listen to in 2019

wpexplorer.com :: No matter the role you play in the WordPress community, you need to stay up-to-date on the latest news, tools, and more. Designers, developers, and users alike need to find ways to learn and follow WordPress news. Listening to podcasts is a great way to keep up with what’s happening in the ...

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How to Create WordPress Custom Post Types

wpexplorer.com :: WordPress can display a plethora of different types of content, but organizing it can be tough. The default options are fairly limited, and customizing them can be confusing. That’s precisely why I decided to put together this brief guide. By using custom post types, you can create a new type ...

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TranslatePress WordPress Translation Plugin Guide

wpexplorer.com :: I think you will agree with me when I say creating a multilingual website is no easy task. Especially for a beginner. Which translation plugin do you choose? Do you translate your website manually or automatically? Do you hire a professional translator? Does translating your website affect your SEO ...

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8 Tips to Create Long-Form Content with WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: Long-form WordPress articles are a great way to provide your readers with in-depth information into a given topic. Generally, you only have a second to capture the attention of your reader. Otherwise they’ll move on to someone who can give them what they want. If they’re interested in a ...

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How to Create Reusable Content Blocks with WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: If you find yourself adding the same text or page builder elements to your WordPress posts on a regular basis, there is a more efficient way. It’s called reusable content blocks and this solution will make creating your posts or pages so much easier. Depending on your site you might have ...

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How to Add a Call to Action to WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: A call to action (CTA) is nothing but fancy marketing jargon for a button that motivates the user to take a desirable action, leading them down your set conversion funnel. Consider this: you must have at least once, in your life, signed up for some or other subscription service (Spotify, Amazon ...

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How to Install WordPress Manually On Any Host

wpexplorer.com :: In this tutorial we’ll learn how to install WordPress manually on any shared web host, using cPanel. Although there are quicker ways to install WordPress, such as using script installers such as Softaculous, this guide takes us back to the basics. It will give us a better understanding of how ...

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vCita Business Management WordPress Plugin Review

wpexplorer.com :: Quick question: How much time do you spend on admin tasks such as scheduling appointments, invoicing, email marketing, client follow-up and so on?  I bet you don’t have the slightest idea, so let me help you. According to a study conducted by West Monroe Partners, 36% of businesses spend ...

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MotoPress Hotel Booking vs. WooCommerce Bookings for WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: Are you looking to enable an accommodation booking system on your WordPress website? You are in the right place! We are going to compare two purpose-built plugins that are caught on widely with WordPress users: MotoPress Hotel Booking and WooCommerce Bookings. WooCommerce Bookings is a popular ...

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WooCommerce Product Table: Improve Your Store & Increase Sales

wpexplorer.com :: I think you will agree when I say: selling online is no easy task. There are just too many factors to consider in the fast-paced environment that is the internet. Even for the seasoned entrepreneur, netting an extra sale is difficult. Turns out you can easily turn your WooCommerce store into a ...

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Ultimate Guide to WooCommerce SEO for Your Products

wpexplorer.com :: Every business – small, medium, or large – needs SEO. That’s because Search Engine Optimization (or SEO) is an essential marketing channel. As per reports by Junto 93% of online experiences start with a search engine, and 75% of visitors don’t bother scrolling past the 1st ...

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5 of the Best WooCommerce Alternatives

wpexplorer.com :: When it comes to selling anything online, there’s no doubt that WooCommerce is the runaway favorite. With close to 60 million downloads,]close to 30% of business choose it to build an online store. It’s not hard to figure out why – WooCommerce is easy to install, use and ...

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Affiliate Coupons Review: Boost Conversions & Sales

wpexplorer.com :: Are you an affiliate marketer looking to boost click-through rates and sales on your website? If so, you will definitely love this review of the Affiliate Coupons WordPress plugin. I think you will agree when I say: creating a successful affiliate website is challenging. Everything from finding the ...

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How to Fix the WordPress 500 Internal Server Error

wpexplorer.com :: Most of us, either developers, designers or even end users have had to endure at least one in our lifetime. That is, the painful process of getting an Internal server error and trying to fix it. Many people don’t care to know more – they just want to fix it. But if you do not […]

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5 Quick Tweaks to Boost Blog Conversions

wpexplorer.com :: There are many great things about making money online, but one of them is the fact that you can set quantifiable goals and measure them to a great degree of accuracy. For instance, if you want to reduce your bounce rate by 5%, just implement measures that you think will help. Use a service like ...

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How to Create a Contact Page with WordPress

wpexplorer.com :: Your contact page could be the only thing standing between you and your next sale. Every page on your WordPress site should have one underlying goal; to convert visitors into happy-to-pay customers. If one page is failing, it can spread the rot to the rest of your website. It’s like the fly ...

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