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 Add YouTube Video to WordPress

Would you like to increase your website conversion rate by 100% and build a more successful WordPress website? Then you should think about adding video to your website!

Adding a video is one of easiest ways you can improve website conversion rates. In fact, adding a simple video to their landing page helped Vidyard, an online video platform to increase conversion rates by 100%. Without the video, the website only generated an average conversion rate of 6.5% and after adding the video it jumped to 13%.

Video is a powerful medium of communication that’s also become an important part of website design and marketing. Mainly because videos help engage with your audience more effectively than text and images.

Much like every other aspect of WordPress, adding a video to a WordPress website is quite simple. You can do it in a few simple steps and several different ways. In this post, we’ll show you how easy it is to add a video to your WordPress website.

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3 Pinterest Plugins for WordPress (And How to Use Them)

While everyone’s busy creating Facebook Ads that rarely convert, and paying Instagram influencers to promote products, many brands and businesses often forget about one of the most powerful social networks available today: Pinterest.

With over 200 million active users per month, Pinterest is truly a hidden gem for marketers, bloggers, and startups for promoting brands and products. Especially if you have a WordPress business website or an eCommerce store, Pinterest is a great platform you can use to grow an audience as well.

In fact, 39% of Pinterest users are active retail shoppers and 61% of users claim they’ve discovered new brands and products while using the platform.

Pinterest is growing fast and since it’s not used by many brands, it offers a unique opportunity for new brands and small businesses to dominate the platform and generate more leads.

Growing a following on Pinterest isn’t difficult. Especially if you have a WordPress website, you can use your blog or website to your advantage to get more followers and engagements on your pins.

We found 3 great plugins you can install on your WordPress website to help boost your Pinterest marketing strategy. Have a look.

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Grid vs. Blog Website Layouts: Pros & Cons

Struggling to decide whether to choose a grid layout or a blog layout for your new website? We’ll help you find the right choice.

The grid layout is a popular a trend in web design layouts. It’s a design many different types of websites are now adopting. However, many people argue that the old blog layout is still the most effective design for websites. So, which one is actually the best?

To find the answer to this dilemma, we’ve decided to do some research on both layout styles to find out which is the most effective. And the results are in. If you’re in the process of building a new blog or a website, keep reading to find out the benefits and the downsides of using grid and blog layouts.

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How to Add an Event Calendar to Your WordPress Website

Whether you have a hotel website, charity, educational, gym, or spa website, an events calendar is a must-have feature for almost all types of business websites.

Many different businesses host special events to attract more customers and visitors. Having an events calendar page on your website will help promote these events further by reaching new audiences online.

If you still don’t have an events page on your website, now is the best time to add one. In this guide, we’ll show you two easy strategies you can use to add an events calendar to your website and then we’ll guide you through the installation process, step-by-step.

Let’s get started!

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5 WordPress Plugins to Create Your Own Website Builder

When you’re trying to setup your first website, it’s easy to get confused by all the platforms, software, and all the decisions you have to make.

Which website builder is best for beginners? Which platform is the cheapest? Or should I hire someone else to build the website for me?

Well, no need to worry about all those decisions anymore. In this post, we’ll tell you about some of the best plugins you can use to easily create your own website builder using WordPress.

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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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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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