How to Install WordPress Manually on any Web Host

Install WordPress Manually

Welcome to the WPKube’s WordPress Installation Tutorial Series where we take you back to the basics of installing WordPress.

In our previous tutorial, we talked about how to install WordPress using an automatic installation software like Softaculous. But that had a string attached to it – you needed to have some kind of software. While it’s perfectly logical to use Softaculous; sometimes, it is good to dive into the basics. This way when you’re in a situation where you don’t have Softaculous (remember, web hosting companies have buy a license for Softaculous).CONTINUE READING »

How To Manage Multiple WordPress Sites From One Dashboard

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Many freelance designers, web design companies and bloggers alike, create and manage multiple WordPress sites.

For someone like me who runs, not only my own web design company, but who also helps maintain many of the ones that we have built, I know that saving and organizing WordPress Usernames and Passwords is a real pain!

When a client has an issue with a site, I have to track down the username and password and tend to discover that they’ve changed it.CONTINUE READING »

40 Beautiful Responsive WordPress Themes for 2014

Respnsive WordPress Themes

There are hundreds of thousands of WordPress themes available, but finding one that’s perfect fit your blog is not an easy job. One of the first things that I look when choosing a theme is that if it has a responsive design or not. Here‘s a great pot for those who don’t know what a responsive theme or design is.

Having a responsive design allows your website content to be displayed correctly to all users by using fluid grids, images, and queries to adjust the theme to accommodate screen of different sizes.CONTINUE READING »

The WPKube Guide to Essential Plugins and Add-ons For Genesis Framework

Essential Plugins and add-ons

The Genesis Framework is one of the best selling frameworks around. Its lightweight code makes it perfect for better page load speeds and SEO in general.

As a framework, Genesis supports child themes to help take your website to the next level. Being able to design using a child theme is a WordPress best practice. It sidesteps a whole bunch of issues that come up with designs and updates.CONTINUE READING »

6 Best Free Calendar Plugins for WordPress

WordPress Calendar Plugins

Today we at WP Kube would like to show you the best free calendar plugins available for WordPress. There are dozen of free and premium calendar plugins available, but I was able to narrow it down to six great options.

These plugins can be used to schedule and list the upcoming events through a widget or a shortcode. Each plugin provides a different set of options, but the core functionality is pretty much the same.CONTINUE READING »

Do Drag And Drop Themes Render Web Designers Useless?

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Imagine if tomorrow, you went to work only to find out that you had been canned and replaced by a robot. Yes, a robot.

It’s kind of a scary thought, right? It’s an unlikely event for most people but a pretty scary thought nonetheless. However, for many, this isn’t so far fetched. In fact, if you’re a web designer, this has pretty much happened already .

With the invention of WordPress and other Content Management Systems (CMS), some have come to view the average web designer as unnecessary.CONTINUE READING »

How to Add A Responsive Slider to your Genesis Child Theme

Genesis Slider Plugin

We already know a lot of people hate sliders, and does not like using them. But there are still many bloggers and marketers who prefer to ue sliders for promoting their best stuff on the website. In the past, we have covered 7 Best Slider WordPress Slider Plugins, many of them which are compatible with Genesis Framework. But none of them is specifically designed for Genesis Theme plus they all are paid ones.

So if you are looking for a basic responsive slider to add into your genesis powered website, this plugin is your best bet. In this post, we will walk you through a step by step guide on how to configure Responsive Slider WordPress plugin.CONTINUE READING »