My new website, WPDesignTrends.com, is now live. This site is all about web design using WordPress. The focus is on the look and feel of the website with special attention to UX and UI. I will review themes, plugins, books, and courses. It also includes a job board where anyone post or apply for jobs within the WordPress industry.
Please check it out and subscribe, share, and comment.
Here’s a look at my first Divi child theme – Coffee.
Coffee is a child theme for Divi made specifically for coffee shops, café’s, bistros, ice cream parlors, or any other small food and beverage shop. It includes WooCommerce integration and custom WooCommerce pages. The Divi Builder is added to the custom WooCommerce Product Page template. It includes 18 templates, social icons in the menu, your image within the menu, custom shop pages, and single or multiple locations with maps. It can be used with or without eCommerce.
You can see more at my WordPress site WPIgnitor.com:
Email marketing is one of the most important and effective tools a company has at its disposal but there are also a lot of challenges to overcome in order to use it successfully. Here’s an infographic from DotMailer that shows how to overcome those marketing challenges. (more…)
This guest post is from John Stone. John is a business consultant and a regular contributor at Bizzmarkblog. He is a believer in the notion that thinking outside of the box is a prerequisite of being a successful entrepreneur. You can find him on Twitter.
E-Commerce is currently one of the most perspective business niches. It comes with many benefits that include:
- Overcoming geographic limitations;
- Cutting rent and personnel costs;
- Promoting your business more easier;
This guest post is from Kim DeLisle of SecureThoughts.com.
I would like to thank Randy A. Brown for allowing me to contribute to the site! I love his musings on writing and the Bible, and he also writes some really great, practical articles like this one on Creating Amazon Affiliate Links in WordPress. If you haven’t already, make sure you take a look around once you’re done with this article!
Keeping your website secure is one of the top responsibilities of a webmaster. Not only do your security choices affect you (and possibly your livelihood) but also anyone who uses your site. (more…)
Lean is a buzzword in today’s workplace. It is especially popular in manufacturing industries. While most companies have their own version of lean, the fundamentals are the same. This article takes a look at lean manufacturing, defines it, discusses the key terms, and describes the advantages of implementing lean into the manufacturing process.
Note – there are no industry secrets in this article. The contents in this article are public knowledge. (more…)
We’ve all seen Amazon affiliate links. They’re everywhere. Sometimes they have pictures of products and sometimes they’re just a string of blue underlined text that looks like we should click on them. When we do, it takes us to Amazon. When we buy something through this link, the person who owns the link gets a portion of the sell. You can easily add Amazon links to your own WordPress website. (more…)
Building an online store is easier and cheaper today than it has ever been. It can also be complicated. There is a lot to track and keep up with. You have to track orders, customers, and inventory. As your store grows, this gets even more complex. To build and maintain an online store that will grow, you need a single solution that gives you everything you need in one easy to use package. That’s what WooCommerce does.
WooCommerce is one of the most popular ecommerce solutions for WordPress with close to 6 million downloads and a rating of 4.4 out of 5. It’s a simple plugin that adds ecommerce features to your WordPress website. In this article we will take a look at its overall features and see why it’s the most popular choice for building online stores with WordPress. (more…)
Search Engine Optimization is one of the most important, and easily overlooked, elements to WordPress websites. Websites can live or die based on how they rank in popular search engines. Awesome content isn’t worth much if no one knows it exists. You need to be found in the search engines. For this, you need to focus on search engine optimization (SEO).
That’s where SEO plugins come in. They can format elements of your site in a way so that search engines not only find them, but rank them well for keywords and topics that users use to find them. There are many choices when it comes to SEO plugins. The two most popular are All in One SEO Plugin and Yoast’s WordPress SEO Plugin. In this article I take both for a spin and see how they compare. (more…)
Have you heard of Bibliotheca? It’s an amazing project to produce a reader’s edition of the Bible in an updated AVS. I’ve written an article about it on the Bible Exchange site called:
You can also find some of my Bible reviews there: Randy Brown