If you’ve ever wondered why WordPress is so popular, it can be summed up in just one word: flexibility. A free, open source platform, that allows for a virtually infinite amount of possible configurations. That in itself is a powerful feature.
If you want to create professional-looking websites with a simple drag-and-drop process, you can’t beat WPBakery Page Builder for WordPress, a hugely popular plugin with over 350,000 sales to date on ThemeKeeper Market. Learn how to use it in our new short course, User’s Guide to WPBakery Page Builder for WordPress.
Although it’s good to know how to do things yourself, sometimes it’s better just to use a tried and tested solution, rather than reinventing the wheel.
As the old saying goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” In the case of web design, images of all types are used to help tell a story. Blog posts often use them to sum up a point, while more sales-oriented examples utilize images to illustrate why a product or service is worth buying. They’re an indispensable part of any website.
What are the WordPress PHP coding standards? In this video from my course, Learn PHP for WordPress, you’ll learn all about the coding standards and why they’re important.
Navigation is undoubtedly among the most important features of any website. It’s the lifeblood of providing a great user experience (UX). And it should be a primary consideration in whatever design and functionality decisions we make. The goal is to provide the easiest and most intuitive way for users to find what they’re looking for.
A website, first and foremost, must be user-friendly. At the very basic level, that means visitors to your site should be able to navigate through its content with ease. How users interact with various elements should be intuitive and content should be easy to read. Above all, the goal is to help guide users to where they want to go.
When it comes to plugins for laying out the pages on your WordPress site, Visual Composer is a hard one to beat. This easy-to-use drag-and-drop page builder with over 200 uniqueaddons will help the developer and the novice alike create just about any layout imaginable.
As online learning continues to expand in both K-12 and postsecondary education, WordPress has become a natural choice for educators. Its ease-of-use and variety of potential uses allow for the creation of a powerful medium to reach students outside of a traditional classroom.
Adding events to your WordPress website is simple enough; there are several excellent calendar plugins to choose from. But to take things to the next level, adding event registration capabilities will bring another layer of functionality and convenience. Event registrations and RSVPs are also a great way to increase customer interaction and loyalty.
Keeping functionality separate from presentation is a WordPress theme development best practice. In this post you will learn how to do just that, providing your users with a packaged plugin unique to your themes.
There are so many good causes, both big and small. Thanks to WordPress and some nifty plugins, anyone can collect funds online for the cause of their choice.