CategoryContent Management Systems

Content Management Systems (CMS). Articles on Drupal, Wordpress and Joomla CMS platforms.

Best Twitter feed plugin and Widgets for WordPress (2018)

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Twitter is the world’s most popular microblogging site. Twitter has 200+ million users thereby making it one of the best platforms to promote your product. Like Facebook, this site enables webmasters and developers to integrate user activity feed on third-party websites. The Twitter feed aka Embedded Timelines widget displays a list of your recent tweets and retweets from users who have...

Top 10 Best WordPress restaurant theme (2018)

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There are plenty of free website builder tools with which you can launch a restaurant site within an hour. The site builders have limited features. Furthermore, they don’t allow you to add maps, reservation forms, etc. If you’re serious about your restaurant business, you must use the WordPress CMS. WP allows you to create an incredibly powerful restaurant website within 50 to 55...

StudioPress Foodie Pro Theme review (2018)

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Unlike tech and WordPress niche, food blogging is not a competitive niche. Hence, if you share unique recipes on the food blog, you can make good money online. If you’re planning to start a food blog or you already own a food blog, your objective should be to get as many loyal visitors as you can and make money from the site without affecting the visitor experience. To get desired results...

Themify Ultra theme review (2018)

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WordPress theme development companies don’t run for a long time unless they offer quality support to the customers or launch products that are worth the money. Themify is one of the most successful WP theme development firms. It has introduced several themes till date. The themes launched by this firm are active on 50000+ sites. The most popular theme from Themify is the Ultra theme. I had...

Top 6 Best WordPress Magazine themes (2018)

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Magazine themes are used on WordPress News sites of all types of niches. A news website may have several categories and tags. To make sure that the visitor doesn’t get bored while browsing the site, your site should have attractive pages and powerful navigation system. Furthermore, the theme must allow users to customize pages with easy so that you can test the performance of various...

Elegant Themes review 2018: Great themes for WordPress

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A theme is responsible for the success of a blogger. Many bloggers end up buying a theme which looks attractive but scores 0 when it comes to SEO. Despite publishing high-quality content on their sites, these bloggers don’t enjoy success and they quit blogging As a newbie blogger, I had committed a huge mistake of trusting a third class theme developer. The developer rolled out an update...

Nexus WordPress theme review (2018)

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Nexus is a powerful WordPress magazine theme developed by ElegantThemes. For those who aren’t aware, ET is one of the top WP theme and plugin development companies. Some of its most popular products are Divi theme, Monarch social sharing plugin, etc. Nexus template has a beautiful layout and it provides a plethora of widgets. It is a customizable theme that supports full-width layout. It is...

What is the best WordPress permalink structure for SEO?

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WordPress saves the permalink of the page/post in a database table. It doesn’t generate them on the fly. Hence, you can change the structure of the post/page URL anytime. You should avoid changing permalinks often because it complicates your site. When you change the URL structure, you’ll have to redirect the old URL to the newer URL with a proper HTTP status code. If you don’t...

How to show or hide widget in WordPress pages or posts?

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Sometimes, you may want to display widgets only on certain pages of a site. If you’ve knowledge of PHP, you can show/hide widgets with just 2 lines of codes. The 1st line will have the PHP if else condition to detect the current page or term. If the condition you’ve specified in the if statement is true, then the code inside the if block must be executed. The block must have the...

Ark WordPress theme review 2018: Killer WP Business template

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The Ark theme for WordPress was introduced on Themeforest marketplace in December 2016. Within a month of its launch, Ark has registered 1000+ downloads. It has an excellent rating of 5 from 50+ users. The theme has 200+ customizable elements and 1000+ customization options. Ark was declared the top-selling WordPress theme last month. It has become a popular item on ThemeForest within a month of...

Amazon Associates Link Builder plugin for WordPress now available

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Amazon is one of the world’s most popular affiliate program. Until December 2016, the user had to place affiliate URLs manually in the blog post. The manual method of inserting affiliate URLs in the blog post is cumbersome. The user should first create affiliate link using the Amazon Site Stripe tool or with the AA dashboard. Then, they must use the WordPess post editor to insert the...

Best WordPress widgets for your blog (2018)

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Widgets are one of the most impressive and powerful features of the WordPress content management system. They make your website look attractive and user-friendly. Once you install WordPress, the CMS will add up to 10 different widgets to your blog or website. These widgets have limited functionality. Furthermore, they’re not customizable. Free themes may not add new widgets to your WP site...

Best cheap WordPress hosting with great reviews (2018)

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WordPress is the best blogging software and free content management system. It performs well on a powerful server. If the server has a poor configuration, WordPress may not provide the best experience. Websites hosted on an underpowered server suffers from heavy downtimes. The website takes ages to open on the visitor’s browser. This results in poor user experience. As the first impression...

Magazine Pro Theme Review 2018 : SEO Friendly and Fast

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The Magazine Pro Theme from StudioPress is a powerful WP template for news and technology websites. It is based on responsive and minimal design. The theme lacks lengthy CSS and JS codes and it looks great. It has clean SEO friendly HTML tags. The small assets and search engine friendly nature of the Magazine Pro make it one of the fastest loading WordPress themes. The M Pro Genesis Child theme...

The right way to update a WordPress theme or plugin

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Themes and plugins are the most important parts of a WordPress website. If the code of the theme is not SEO friendly, your site will not perform well in search engines. Likewise, if the plugin has an erroneous code, it can lead to poor user experience. In worst cases, the problematic theme or plugin may cause high server resource utilization. The search bots will begin to ignore your site. If you...

MyThemeShop Authority theme review 2018 : Feature packed SEO optimized template

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Authority is one of the best-selling WordPress templates of MyThemeShop. It has a large number of users. It is inspired by design of the website of popular blogger Matthew Woodward. Authority is a responsive WordPress theme that supports customization of almost every element you’ll find on it. It has amazing page speed. It is a premium template with great design and plenty of options...

WordPress cost per year and money saving tips for bloggers

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Planning to launch a self-hosted WordPress blog or site? Your decision is great. WordPress is the backbone of millions of websites. It is the most widely used free blogging software. Although WP is a free CMS, you cannot use it unless you deploy it on a server. You can run WordPress on your PC by installing the NGINX, PHP-FPM, MySQL stack on your PC. The website deployed on localhost is...

Best WordPress Review Plugins (2018)

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Most people use the internet to read reviews of products before they buy them. You may have seen top search engines such as Google or Bing showing star ratings in the search results of its pages. Google doesn’t show the ratings for all websites. It shows ratings only for the portals having schema markups and in-depth content. Writing the content is up to the user, but one can easily add...

Must have WordPress Plugins for 2018

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WordPress, being a versatile plugin allows you to launch all types of sites. It allows users to install plugins to make website search engine friendly, faster, highly rewarding, etc. WordPress has millions of users. The WordPress repository hosts over 100k plugins of all types. An experienced blogger using WP platform may not difficulty in choosing the right plugin. But the newbie users may get...

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