Tips & Tricks

How to Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign Using WordPress (In 3 Steps)

Sometimes, you have an amazing idea for a project, but not the funds to make it come true. While there are plenty of ways to raise money, crowdfunding has become all the rage lately since it enables you to bypass traditional funding channels. The problem is, setting up a crowdfunding website can be complicated. However, […]

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When It Makes Sense to Use Animations in Web Design

One of the most common mistakes web designers make is including too many animated elements. The thinking goes: “Animations are cool, so the more, the better”. However, too much of a good thing such as this can affect your website’s usability negatively. Animations, much like every other web element, need to fulfill a practical purpose. […]

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WordSesh: A Virtual Alternative to WordCamps

These days, pretty much every field you can imagine has a dedicated conference. There are events for oriental carpets, paper companies, and more. It should come as no surprise WordPress has its own events, the most famous being WordCamp. However, unless you have good access to the country or area it’s in, it can be […]

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How to Better Search and Replace Values in your WordPress Database

At some point, you’re going to want to change your WordPress site around a little. It might be just a simple theme change or maybe it’s a full transfer of your site from one host to another — or from a local installation to a live one. Maybe you’ve swapped URLs from a .com to […]

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The SEO Framework: A Viable Yoast SEO Alternative

There are a lot of WordPress Search Engine Optimization (SEO) plugins, but only a few of them grab the spotlight. Yoast SEO, for example, is the name that comes to most people’s minds, but our tests show it’s not without downsides, such as occasionally slowing your website down. There are plenty of other excellent plugins […]

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How to Uninstall WordPress Plugins Cleanly

When uninstalling software, the process sometimes leaves some remnant files and data behind. One of the reasons is that if you want to install it again down the line, you won’t lose your settings. It sounds practical and logical, but in reality, it often leaves you with both cluttered systems and WordPress installations. WordPress does […]

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2 Scrolling UI Tricks You Should Avoid

Scrolling is a basic functionality of the web as we know it. However, some websites like to alter the way scrolling works, which can not only take you by surprise, but affect your overall experience in a negative way. In a nutshell, functionality such as scrolling should be kept simple. In this article, we’re going to […]

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How to Disable WordPress Comments with Ease

There are two types of blogs in the world: those that allow comments, and those that don’t. And if you follow the no-comments route, you’ve got some pretty good options to get those comments disabled. Depending on how much control you want over it and how widespread you need the disabling, there’s built-in WordPress comment […]

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How to Create & Run a Successful Giveaway on Your WordPress Website

You know what people love? Free stuff. Giveaways are one of the best ways to increase audience interaction because they both engage their love of free stuff and get them to actively participate with you and your brand. There can be a lot of moving parts to a giveaway, though. If you don’t think it […]

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How to Use Google AdWords to Promote Your WordPress Business

There are a lot of ways to promote your WordPress business online. If you’re willing to invest in them, ads are one of the quickest ways to get eyes on your website. The Google AdWords platform enables you to reach the biggest audience in the world, but your chances of success are slim if you don’t know […]

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