5 Free Online Tools for Testing Your Website’s Performance

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“Site speed plays a very important role in website’s success” – this should be quiet apparent for those who have spent some time in the industry. Google has been saying this for almost four years now, and there are numerous case studies to prove what Google has been preaching continuously for years, on their Webmasters blog.

Google even has its own set of tools that users like you and me, can use to improve the site speed.CONTINUE READING »

25+ Best Responsive BuddyPress WordPress Themes 2014

BuddyPress WordPress Themes

Social networking is no less a revolutionary phenomenon and perhaps the biggest boon of 21st century. Distances have blurred and the whole world has come into your hands, literally as well as metaphorically.

Your mobile device is your window to the world as you can access and connect with people in all parts of the world. Now this is really amazing and super beneficial. You can not only make friends but also resolve doubts, get answers to your queries and this is happening in a big way on online forums and communities.CONTINUE READING »

10 Misconceptions About Creating Online Stores Using WordPress

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WordPress is a powerful platform that allows you to create a fully functional website, with very little effort required. It’s no surprise given how popular it is, that more and more people are using it for things other than a standard blogging platform.

Far from restricting you, a WordPress site can be transformed into a beautiful portfolio of your work, a sleek corporate website showcasing your services and even complete membership sites. You could of course just stick with a blog – the point I’m trying to make however, is that you have the freedom to create whatever suits you the most.CONTINUE READING »

9 High Quality Sales Page Themes For WordPress

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A well converting landing page is a highly specialized ad copy that is there to guide the person that comes to a landing page to make purchase. The ultimate goal of a landing or sales page is to get more email opt-ins or sales.

Sales pages / landing pages are essential part of an online business. Without it, majority of sites running online won’t survive, because the entire point of creating a website presence is to generate more leads to the main business.CONTINUE READING »

How to Set Up WooCommerce and PayPal for Google Analytics Goals

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Setting up Google Analytics Goals isn’t hard, but when using WooCommerce with PayPal, a bit of tweaking is required in order to get accurate data.

Maybe some of you have noticed that you’re getting some strange and inaccurate information in your Goals. That’s because the transactions (conversions) are credited to PayPal, rather than the original traffic source (your site). We’ll get to that issue soon enough, but first let’s get through a couple of things.CONTINUE READING »

WordPress Database Connection Problems with Solutions

WordPress Database Connection Errors

If you’ve been playing around with WordPress for some time, then chances are that you’ve been in a situation where your WordPress site won’t connect to your database. You get a message such as – “Cannot establish connection to database”.

Have you ever been in such a situation? Well, if you have, don’t worry. It’s fairly easy to fix.

These types of problems are very common in WordPress and fall under the WordPress database connection error category. In this article, we’re going to talk about some of the ways to fix it. CONTINUE READING »