Tag Archives: wordpress plugins

Top Ten WordPress Plugins Of 2017

No fluff. No frills. Just the top ten WordPress plugins you need. Right now. YOAST – FREE Been there, wrote a blog post about it. But needs to be mentioned again. YOAST is an SEO optimisation plugin, making your job as easy as just carving some killer content. Once you have entered your post into […]

WP SEO By Yoast – The Down-low

So this week it is all about the WP SEO by Yoast plugin. I am a big fan of Yoast for 2 reasons. The first is that it rhymes with toast, and I really love toast. The second is that it keeps me on track when I am creating web content. Once Yoast turns green […]

How To Create An Aesthetically Pleasing Blog

Presenting an aesthetically pleasing blog, is as important as the content itself. This is not to undermine the power of the written word; always curate your posts! However, it is just as vital to give your audience a visual treat, with carefully chosen colours, imagery and abstract design. This blog looks at some of the […]

CMS And Social Media – How To Integrate Successfully

If you haven’t started marketing your blog yet, then it’s the right time to do so. And what could be the easiest way to increase the page views, than by social networking. It’s not only the most effective way to leverage the large social media base of yours, but an easiest way too. Thanks to […]

WordPress PHP Scripts Direct Integration

WordPress PHP Scripts are a way of directly integrating PHP within WordPress without building plugins. In thе раѕt WоrdPrеѕѕ hаѕ grоwn frоm a роwеrful blоg-ѕуѕtеm tо a роwеrful CMS аnd, mоrе rесеntlу, tо a роwеrful framework fоr wеb аррliсаtiоnѕ. In fасt, uѕing WоrdPrеѕѕ сuѕtоmizаtiоn fеаturеѕ аnd the WоrdPrеѕѕ API, thеrе аrе not mаnу applications I […]

How To Set Up Page Redirects With WordPress

Page redirects are important for two main reasons. You may need to have a particular post redirected to a different location or have it renamed. Also, you may have changed the permalink setup of your word press page hence the existing links to your site may no longer exist. As such the redirect feature allows […]

Top 8 Social Media Plugins For WordPress – Part 2

Following on from part one of top 8 social media plugins, here are five more of the best social media plugins for WordPress: 4. Sharedaddy Once just a lonely, standalone plugin, Sharedaddy has now been welcomed into the folds of the Jetpack plugin. It offers out of the box support for all the major networks with […]

Top 8 Social Media Plugins For WordPress – Part 1

Social media is a crucial part in the SEO process. Many WordPress plugins have been created to make management of social media a heck of a lot less cumbersome (and even a joy!). Here are listed our top 8 social media plugins for WordPress (Part 1). 1. Socialbox Socialbox allows you to display a list […]

Website Design – Is It Best To Use a WordPress Template Or Go Bespoke? Part 2

What is a Bespoke WordPress Template? A bespoke template is a website that has been created from scratch. To start off with you will need to find a web-designer who is able to take on your project. It’s generally a good idea to use a company or person who specialises in WordPress. Take a look […]

Website Design – Is It Best To Use a WordPress Template Or Go Bespoke? Part 1

If you’ve begun the process of building a website and have decided to use WordPress as your content management system (CMS) of choice then you’ve already made a great decision! However, this isn’t the only major decision you’ll have to make. You will also have to decide whether your website is able to make do […]