What are shortcodes in WordPress?

WordPress is well-known for being a flexible content management platform that offers simplicity, and takes away the lengthy process of having to write code and stylesheets to create something beautiful. You can see this simplicity in action every time you open the Add New posts page; the WordPress content editor and its usefulness has grown exponentially over the years, but some features are still to…

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What is Bootstrap? Plus: Best Premium Themes Using It

You have probably come across Twitter Bootstrap (or simply “Bootstrap”) hundreds of times and some still don’t have a clear definition of it. Well, for those of you who don’t know yet, Twitter Bootstrap is a great front-end framework for anyone eager to build a site very fast and on a solid framework. Bootstrap has been developed by 2 great guys, Mark Otto and Jacob…

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How to Change the WP Prefix in WordPress Database

WordPress security is an important matter for any blogger who wants to keep his site safe from hackers, malware and cyber attacks. We’ve already published a tutorial about the most important steps you should take for better WordPress security and now we want to complement this with a simple add-on about how to change the default WordPress database prefix to a custom value for better…

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WordPress 3.6 what can we expect?

WordPress 3.6 Coming Up Spring 2013 A brand new WordPress version is announced to come up this spring. On april 29th WordPress will release version 3.6 – so what can we expect? WordPress 3.5 has more than 6 million downloads – with all the announced features and improvements, surely WordPress 3.6 will become even more successful. So, WordPress 3.6 What Can We Expect? WordPress 3.6…

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Free Google Page Speed CDN With WordPress

Google Page Speed – a Powerful CDN Google Page Speed is a tool developed by Google. Simply put, it is a CDN (Content Delivery Network) which allows webmasters to speed up their website. Everyone using it so far experienced improved performance (some even experienced 2x faster websites), therefore happier clients / customers and besides better conversions. It is as simple as that. Performance is extremely…

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Monitor your WordPress site speed with these free tools

A fast loading website and optimal performance is an essential factor for any successful online presence. After Google revealed that they are taking site speed into consideration as a ranking criteria, people rushed to tools and tips to increase the performance of their websites. Web Services to Monitor your Website Speed But before optimizing your website, you need to analyze your website performance first and…

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6 Common WordPress Theme Errors and How To Fix Them

WordPress is the favorite blogging platform and content management system for millions of people, but there are still those webmasters who give up on WordPress due to having difficulties with activating certain WordPress themes, and plugins. It’s not uncommon to see themes produce errors and issues that can be hard to deal with. The WordPress official support forums are always full of bloggers looking for…

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10 Use Cases for Websites to Build with WordPress

The WordPress blog software is 11 years old, and over the years it has grown to become more than just a blogging platform. In fact, it has completely outgrown its own purpose. Anyone with access to the internet, can now quickly create a new WordPress website and use it for multiple purposes, rather than just publishing new posts. But, what exactly are these additional use…

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