WordPress Creation Kit Review: Create Custom Post Types and More

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Today we are taking a look at the WordPress Creation Kit (WCK), a plugin by CozmosLabs, a team of developers based in Timișoara, Romania. WCK allows you to easily create custom post types, and custom taxonomies, as well as post  templates and frontend submission forms for your WordPress site.

Although you can create these items with WordPress out of the box, this plugin gives you a visual editor to work with, saving you from having to edit code and theme files. This allows you to get the job done much faster, as well as reducing the risk of errors occurring whilst editing code.CONTINUE READING »

How to Improve the Speed of Your WordPress Site

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With internet connections getting faster and faster every year, you would expect that optimizing the speed of your website would become less of a priority. That is not the case.

If your website does not load within a few seconds, most people will simply lose interest. For an eCommerce website, that can signify a lost sale and subsequently, a large chunk of your revenue. For a blog, that could mean losing a loyal reader who would have shared your site.CONTINUE READING »

20+ Best Web Hosting WordPress Themes for 2014

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The most comprehensive collection of best Hosting WordPress themes best suited for web hosting companies, domain registrars, resellers, and others who are involved in providing various server or hosting related solutions.

In this article, I am going to showcase some of the best hosting themes for WordPress. Most of themes are specifically designed for web hosting providers and domain registers, and include niche-specific features, such as support for WHMCS, options panel to modify the design, built-in contact form, attractive slider, newsletter, and complete documentation.CONTINUE READING »

8 WordPress Plugins to Increase your Productivity

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Whatever type of business you run, if you can manage to get more work done in less time, you’ll either make more money or have more free time to spend as you please. This is the reason why productivity is such a hot topic with bloggers and online workers.

If you want to increase your productivity, you could start by reading a blog devoted to the topic. I’d recommend Lifehacker and the Buffer blog as a couple of the best. You could also install a productivity app on your computer or smart phone – there are hundreds of time management and to-do list apps from but I’d recommend starting with Evernote for organizing and storing notes and Dropbox for saving time when working on different computers.CONTINUE READING »

Create a Job Board with These Best Job Board WordPress Themes

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Today we will be looking at WordPress Job board themes that have been designed to create complete job searching system that will provide your visitors the ability to publish job opportunities and enable employees to apply for them. Most of these themes are packed with features such as front end submission, responsive layout, support for WP Job Manager plugin, and much more.

Each job board theme has its own features, so make sure to read their description and documentation before making the purchase. In this article, I have curated 7 of the best Job board themes available for WordPress.CONTINUE READING »

How To Collect Customer Emails, Process Payments, and Sell Products With a Single WordPress Plugin

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Flexibility of options and ease of use are two of the main reasons why WordPress has been such a popular and successful blogging platform. It enables even the most non-technical users to set up their own websites with minimum effort.

But while adding new content and creating new posts in WordPress is not such a big issue, even if you’re a completely non-technical user, it can become a little tricky when you try to use it for more advanced purposes like selling digital products and collecting online payments.CONTINUE READING »

How to Move or Backup Your Website with the WordPress Duplicator Plugin

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I’ve already mentioned how handy the Duplicator plugin is for backing up your WordPress sites, but where it really excels is when it comes to moving your sites to a new server. When I used to develop sites for clients, I would build them either locally on my own computer or online on my own webspace. The most difficult part of the process was always moving the site across to their server.

When I first started developing websites, back in the late ‘90s (eek!), it was a simple case of uploading all the files via FTP and doing a quick test. WordPress is a lot more powerful than the simple sites I used to make back then but it also means the method of transferring a site is more complex.CONTINUE READING »

The Best Free and Premium CDNs for WordPress

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A Content Delivery Networks (CDN) is a service that you use to speed up your site and decrease its load time by a significant amount.

Thanks to the immense popularity and user friendliness of WordPress, integrating a CDN in your WordPress powered site is a piece of cake! In today’s article, we’re going to take a look at some of the popular free and premium CDN services for WordPress.CONTINUE READING »