Tips and advice for using WordPress, customising themes, working with plugins, and much more.

Best 2-Factor Auth WordPress Plugins Compared

So, you’ve installed a firewall on your WordPress website and started using a super secure password. Do you think your website is safe from hackers? Not even close! And we’ll tell you why.

One of the most aggressive brute force attacks on WordPress platform happened in December 2017. This attack saw more than 14.1 million attacks per hour targeting up to 190,000 WordPress websites.

In brute force attacks, hackers use tools to try and guess your website’s password using a trial and error method. Even if you’re using a strong password, there’s a chance for an advanced hacking tool to guess your password.

The best way to protect your website from such attacks is to add an extra layer of security to your website. This is where 2-Factor authentication comes to help.

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Appetizing: Our New Recipe Blog Theme

We’re excited to introduce our latest theme, Appetizing, a feature-packed pro-blog theme for creating a stunning food, drink, lifestyle or fitness website.

Appetizing is a stylish, on-trend WordPress theme that makes it easy to create a powerful blog. Perfect for food and drink, health and fitness, or lifestyle blogs (but also great for any other type of project!). It’s packed with features that are perfect for a recipe blog (such as a checklist ingredients list), featured post slider, and more.

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How & Why to Cache Your WordPress Website

Would you like to get better rankings on Google? Improve organic traffic by 20%? Generate 13% more sales and increase conversions by 9%? Well, we’re about to show you how.

You may have heard about website caching and how it can boost your website speed but you never really paid any attention to it. Mostly because you believe you don’t have the tech knowledge required to setup caching on your own website, right?

Enabling website caching used to be a technical task only web developers were able to accomplish. But, not anymore. In this post, we’ll show you how to enable caching and drastically improve your website loading speed using a simple WordPress caching plugin.

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How to Build a Personal or Portfolio Website with WordPress

On average around 98% of job applications get eliminated at the initial screening process and only 2% actually make it through to the interviews.

Getting a job interview is now even tougher than landing the job itself. However, you may have an easier solution to make your job application stand out from the crowd by simply setting up a personal website.

According to a survey, 67% of HR managers say that it’s easier for them to get more insights into a candidate when they have a personal website. In fact, they stated that having a website helps to “humanize” the candidate. The HR managers would even contact 4 in 10 candidates to ask for a personal website.

Clearly, having a personal website can give you a great advantage when applying for a job and to increase the odds of being discovered by clients. In this post, we’ll show you how to create a killer personal or portfolio website without typing a single line of code, step by step. Keep reading to see how it’s done.

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Autoplay: Our New Video WordPress Theme

We’re excited to introduce our latest theme, Autoplay. It’s a professional WordPress theme for your video blog, video magazine, or YouTube channel.

Video is taking over the web, and having your own website to showcase your video content is essential. Whether you publish video to YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Twitter, or anywhere else, collecting that content on your own platform can help to establish your brand. Autoplay is a video magazine WordPress theme to help you do just that.

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5 Essential WordPress Plugins to Install First

So you’ve just installed WordPress and uploaded a beautiful theme to customize the design. Now you’re getting ready to launch your website. But wait! Your website is not ready to go public just yet.

WordPress is designed to be a CMS (content management system) that fits all types of websites and businesses. As a result, it comes to you as a basic software so that you can customize it with third-party plugins according to your needs.

WordPress plugin directory hosts more than 54,000 free and premium plugins. Unfortunately, most of these plugins are either outdated or terribly built by amateurs. Some plugins might even break your site or make it vulnerable to hackers.

Needless to say, it’s important that you pick the right plugins to install on your brand new website from the very beginning. To make this process easier, we handpicked some of the best and must-have plugins you should install to supercharge your website before you open it to the public.

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3 Free Simple CMS Alternatives to WordPress

WordPress is popular for a reason. It’s the most flexible and beginner-friendly content management system available today. That’s why more than 29% of the websites on the Internet trust and rely on WordPress for their business.

While WordPress can be used to build almost any type of a website, there are times that you might want to look for an alternative CMS to build certain types of websites.

Maybe you’re looking for a simple and lightweight CMS without any complicating features and installation procedures to build a personal blog. Or you’re trying to avoid popular platforms for security reasons.

Thankfully, there are plenty of simple and lesser-known alternatives you can choose from to set up a simple website without too much trouble.

In this post, we’ll show you 3 of the best CMS alternatives to WordPress you can find today. These CMS options are not only easy to use but they are free to download. Have a look.

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Sonaar WordPress Theme

Sonaar is a theme for creating music websites with WordPress. With a varied selection of pre-built website designs, Sonaar is good for a range of projects, including artist, band, DJ, events, studio, and producer websites to name just a few. In this Sonaar WordPress theme review, we’ll look at the best and worst features of this product to help you decide if it’s right for your project.

Before we get started though, it’s worth mentioning that the different pre-built Sonaar music websites are available for purchase individually or as a complete package at a slightly higher price point. So if you just need to create one music website, you might want to go for the single site package, but if you want to build multiple music websites then the all themes option could be best.

We’ll cover the pricing options later in this Sonaar WordPress theme review, but let’s start by exploring the best features of this music website builder.

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