Tips & How-To’s

WordPress tips, how-to’s, and tutorials to help you make the most of WordPress. Explore new features, time-saving tips, and better ways to work with the CMS.

How to Choose an Interior Design WordPress Theme

One of the many benefits of building a website with WordPress is having the ability to choose a theme design that’s most suitable for your industry.

There’s no need to buy a random WordPress theme and spend hours customizing it to fit your business. You can easily find a WordPress theme that’s already been designed specifically for business websites related to your industry through most WordPress theme marketplaces.

Whether it’s for a construction business website, a beauty salon, or a restaurant, there are WordPress themes for every business you can think of. And yes, that includes interior design themes as well.

Although, finding one of the best interior design WordPress themes can be a bit difficult, because unlike other business websites, the potential customers who visit your website will already have a keen eye for design (and they will judge your business and your brand reputation based on the design of your website!)

This puts more pressure on you when looking for the ideal WordPress theme. You also need to be aware of certain features before buying a theme for an interior design website. Keep reading to find out what they are.

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5 Tips for Choosing a Minimal WordPress Theme

The famous interior designer and furniture maker Francis Jourdain once said that “one can furnish a room very luxuriously by taking out furniture rather than putting it in.”

If you take a look at some of the most popular luxury interior designs we see today, you’ll notice that most of them have very little furniture, decorations, and objects. That’s because keeping a lot of space between objects makes everything look more attractive, and feel more spacious.

The exact same thing can be said about a website design. When there’s relatively little text and images on a web page, we tend to pay more attention to the message the website tries to deliver.

If you’ve ever visited a landing page for an Apple product, you may already have an idea about what a minimalist website design looks like. Apple uses minimalism quite effectively throughout its official website to capture user attention. Minimalist is a popular trend, and a lot of WordPress website developers and bloggers are now also showing interest in switching to minimalist themes.

Picking out one of the best minimal WordPress themes is not an easy task. because most minimal themes on marketplaces often don’t live up to their name. So, you need to know how to spot a great minimal theme before you begin your search! In this article, we’ll give you a few tips on how to choose a great minimalist theme, with plenty of examples.

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How & Why to Use a Video Background in WordPress

The video background trend has been making the rounds in the web design world for quite some time, and has proven effective for many types of websites. Video backgrounds are more prominent than ever in WordPress theme design, and today we’ll be looking at how to use a video background in WordPress (and why you might want to!)

WordPress made video backgrounds trend cool again with the official 2017 theme, which comes with a built-in option for adding a video background. It really simplifies the process, and makes it easy to get started.

If you’ve been looking for ways to add a video background to your own website, your search ends here. We’ll show you how it’s done!

There are a few easy ways to get video backgrounds on your website. But, before we get to the how, let’s figure out why this WordPress trend is so popular and why you should be using it on your own website.

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How to Create a Review Website with WordPress

How do you feel about starting a new side-project this week? Believe it or not, you already have all the necessary tools to build a business that generates a passive income, and you can get it up-and-running running within a few days!

Blogs, news magazines, and online stores can take years to build up reputation and a customer base. Review websites, on the other hand, are a newer phenomenon, and have great potential to generate a solid income and easily rank on Google.

Here’s what you need to build your review website with WordPress:

  • A great domain name.
  • A web hosting plan.
  • An attractive review WordPress theme.
  • Basic knowledge of WordPress.
  • A knack for writing reviews about your favorite products.

Does it really work? Yes, of course. There are many bloggers out there who make hundreds (or thousands) of dollars per month with review websites. And so can you.

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Starting a Blog in 2017? — 5 Key Considerations

Whether you’re an individual freelancer, a musician, an agency, or a large corporation, having a place to publish articles and ideas online is increasingly critical. It’s often “table stakes” in your online presence, as it gives you your own platform to share your voice and opinion.

Your blog may or may not become profitable long-term, but it can be a great marketing channel, and help support the rest of your website. It’s also great for giving you unique, relevant content to share on social media (and in email newsletters).

It can take less than $100 to start a blog, but it can be a really wise investment long-term. And the sooner you start, the better!

So, if you’re willing to take that challenge and start a blog this year, here are some of the key things you should consider before jumping into the blogging game.

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What Is an RTL (Right to Left) WordPress Theme?

Building a multi-lingual WordPress website? Then you may have come across a term called RTL (Right to Left). What does RTL mean? What does it have to do with WordPress themes? Should you worry about it?

No need to panic. We’re here to answer all your questions. RTL supported WordPress themes are not difficult to find, but being aware of what it really is and why it’s important truly matters, especially when you’re preparing to build a new website.

In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about RTL (Right to Left) languages and how they affect website designs and WordPress themes. But first, let’s figure out what an RTL language really is.

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How to Use WordPress for Your School

When talking about WordPress, the first thing that comes to our mind is blogging. Although the popular CMS (Content Management System) is now capable of much more than just blogging. It’s the force behind many types of websites, including big corporate websites such as Bloomberg, Forbes, CNN, and TechCrunch.

WordPress is not only the most popular CMS available today with a 60% share of the global CMS market, but it’s also powering up over 27% of all websites on the web.

Needless to say, WordPress is also the ideal software for building a school website. In fact, many high schools and colleges already use WordPress to power up their official school websites.

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6 Key Things to Look For in a School WordPress Theme

If there’s one thing that most high schools, colleges, and universities have in common, it would be an outdated website. Even the most popular schools out there have websites that fail to live up to their reputation.

Understandably schools can’t afford to spend thousands of dollars to revamp their websites or build better websites. They have better things to invest that money on. But, what they don’t realize is that they could easily build a better-looking website for less than $100 by getting a beautiful school WordPress theme.

There are plenty of colleges and universities out there that use WordPress to power up their official school websites. Georgia State University, University of Arkansas, UCF College of Medicine, just to name a few.

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