How to sign contracts and documents online in WordPress

If you’re doing business, you’ll quickly run into contracts. Written contracts just make good business sense, whether you’re providing services to clients or selling products to customers. Consultants, freelancers, web developers – all kinds of businesses benefit from written agreements and provide some certainty for both partners. Some of those benefits include a reduced risk of disputes, a better outcome and lower costs when disputes…

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A beginner’s guide to podcasting in WordPress

No matter what niche or field you’re passionate about, you can probably find a podcast in it. And maybe you’ve even already thought to yourself, Hey, I could do that…. Well, you probably can do that. While podcasting can be a technically complex undertaking, it’s really not all that difficult. There has never been a better time to dive into podcasting than it is right…

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The cost of the Gutenberg transition for small WordPress businesses and independent developers

I’ve been watching the development of Gutenberg closely since June 2017, it was when I noticed that it’s going to be so much more than just an improved editor. I’ve also been a vocal critic of the Gutenberg introduction since then. This is not because I don’t like the idea behind Gutenberg or because I’m against it. For the record, I actually like Gutenberg in…

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Envato includes WordPress products in Envato Elements

This morning I’ve received an email from Envato. It’s an announcement that starting next week Envato will include WordPress products in their annual subscription plan at Envato Elements. This certainly is great news for Envato and a huge upgrade to Elements. However, it also may be seen as a new highlight in the race to the bottom within the WordPress economy. It will be interesting…

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Why you should consider WordPress for ecommerce websites

WordPress came a long way from its humble beginnings as a simple blogging platform. Nowadays, it powers more than 27% of all websites, including some of the most popular brands and websites like PlayStation, TechCrunch, BBC, NY Times, Bloomberg, Forbes and many more. In the early days of WordPress, it was hard to imagine WordPress being used for anything else other than a simple blog.…

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Blogger vs. WordPress: Which platform is best for blogging?

Which content management system or blogging platform is best if you want to start a blog? When you’re a brand new blogger, one of the first things you have to decide is how to build your site. One of these choices you can make as a new blogger is to decide between Blogger vs. WordPress. Today, you’ve got more choices than ever, which is a…

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Joomla vs. WordPress: Which content management system (CMS) is better?

One of the first challenges many new bloggers and site owners stumble over right out of the gate is the choice of which platform should power the new site. There are many Content Management Systems (CMSs) in existence, and each have their own unique advantages and drawbacks. That being said, however, the two most popular choices for new sites these days are Joomla and WordPress.…

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Gutenberg – Is using WordPress really difficult and hard to learn?

WordPress has been praised for years as an easy to use content management system. This was not only because of its famous 5-Minute Install marketing slogan. However, currently there are voices expressing that WordPress is rather difficult. It’s even getting to a point where major parts of WordPress are being reinvented. But is WordPress difficult to use? Let’s try to find out! Gutenberg – an…

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Gutenberg and why WordPress may have a marketing problem

As you probably have noticed, a lot is going on at the moment and it seems WordPress is slowly trying to reinvent itself. While this is great and surely necessary to make it future proof, it also raises some questions and concerns. Does WordPress development go into the right direction? Is it clear what WordPress wants to be? Or does WordPress even have a marketing…

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