Transform Your WordPress Sidebar in 10 Minutes

As functional as it may be, your WordPress site’s sidebar is also one of the most important of the entire site. But if you were to be honest, chances are you haven’t really given a great deal of thought to your sidebar at all as of late…if ever. Sidebars serve a variety of helpful purposes … Read more

Woeful WordPress Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Whichever way you look at it, WordPress has put the power of professional website development and management in the hands of more newcomers than any CMS to date. But just because WordPress is (in a comparative sense at least) an extremely simplified approach to website design, this doesn’t mean it’s impossible to go wrong. Quite … Read more

Joomla Vs WordPress – A Clear Winner?

Content management systems these days are…well, let’s not say ten a penny, but there’s certainly a ton of them to choose from. Nevertheless, even with hundreds of very capable rivals it almost always comes down to a choice between WordPress and Joomla – the world’s two favourite open-source CMSs. But when all’s said and done, … Read more

Improve Your WordPress Blog With the Right Plugins

The fact that there are so many WordPress plugins available is both a blessing and a curse at the same time. You have a catalogue of no less than 30,000 to browse through and given the fact that they’re all somewhat ‘homemade’ and competing for the same attention, knowing which to side with can be … Read more

WordPress Themes – Signs of a Dud

When you’re on the market to pick out a new WordPress theme for any kind of site, you’ll find yourself presented with literally thousands of options which at first glance at least look the part. However, assuming it’s a free theme you’re after and thus one you really won’t be able to complain about afterward, … Read more

Is WordPress Right for Photographers? In a Word – Yes!

It’s pretty hard not to be in love with WordPress – the humble blogging platform that grew from a niche tool for the opinioned to the driving force behind millions of successful business ventures in no time at all. For the vast majority of everyday small business ventures, WordPress makes the perfect CMS choice above … Read more

Five Brilliant (and Free) Responsive WordPress Themes

Responsive design used to give your website an edge over the competition – these days it simply means you won’t be driven out of business in a heartbeat. There’s no way of getting away with non-responsive web design any more as with each day that passes, thousands more web users are primarily or exclusively accessing … Read more

Fatal WordPress SEO Mistakes to Avoid Like the Plague

Get it right with a WordPress site and you can hit the kinds of highs usually reserved only for big businesses and their ultra-complex websites. However, as WordPress is a CMS that’s primarily associated with amateur web designers and small businesses, it’s inevitable that certain mistakes will be continually made and hold back the efforts … Read more