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 Build a Resume or CV Website With WordPress

Having a resume website is not just a convenient way for the employers and clients to find more information about you, it’s also about standing out from the crowd.

While most job seekers apply for a job by sending an email with their PDF resume attached, you will be among the few who has a website for a resume. But, will it work? Yes, of course!

According to a survey conducted among 300 hiring managers, 56% of them have reported that they were impressed by job seekers with a personal website. However, out the 1,200 job seekers who participated in the survey, only 5% had a website.

Take advantage of this opportunity to stand out and increase your chances of landing your dream job by creating a website.

You don’t have to be a web designer or a developer to build a website. Thanks to WordPress, you can do it all by yourself with no coding or web design experience. We’ll show you how.

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The Future State of Drag & Drop Page Builders

One of the few downsides to using WordPress used to be the inability to customize a theme without coding. Page builder plugins solved this problem by providing a convenient way to control the design of WordPress themes without a hassle.

According to studies, building landing pages is one of the top five challenges B2B marketers are still struggling to solve. However, WordPress bloggers and marketers never had that problem, thanks to page builders.

Page builders came a long way since the initial release of WordPress in 2003. The page builder plugins we have today are much more advanced and user-friendly than it used to be.

But, what does the future hold for page builders? In a world full of artificial intelligence (AI) and bots, what will happen to page builders in the future? Let’s find out.

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How to Build a Health Club or Spa Website With WordPress

Most small businesses often avoid building websites to save money and miss out on a great opportunity to generate more sales online. In reality, it only takes less than $100 to build a website with WordPress.

Today, people prefer to do everything online. In fact, 51% of the people in the US prefer to shop online. However, according to a recent survey, 46% of small businesses still don’t have a website. And only 24% has plans to build a website in the future.

Are you still among that 46% of businesses? Then let’s change that!

It doesn’t take a fortune to build a website. Thanks to WordPress, you can build a website for less than $100 and manage it all by yourself without coding or the help of a web designer. We’ll show you how.

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8 Best WordPress Calendar Plugins Compared

A calendar can be a great tool for almost any type of a website. Especially if your company or service website rely on a booking system, events and venues, ticketing system, or  schedules. And some of the best WordPress calendar plugins can make this easy!

That default calendar widget on WordPress is fairly under-powered though, and it’s very likely that you’ll need a much more advanced calendar to setup features like online booking and schedules.

In this article, we take a look at some of the best calendar plugins available on WordPress and compare their best features to help you figure out the best calendar plugin for your website. Let’s get started!

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8 Visual Composer Tips You (Probably) Haven’t Seen Before

Visual Composer is one of the most popular page builder plugins available on WordPress today. It’s not only an affordable plugin, but it also comes with a beginner-friendly visual interface that allows almost anyone to build custom pages in WordPress without any web design experience.

There’s so much you can do with this page builder plugin. You can design landing pages, sales pages, custom about pages, contact forms, portfolios, galleries, and much more. And that’s just scratching the surface of what you can do with this plugin.

Most Visual Composer users are still unaware of the true power of this page builder. In this post, we share some of the cool and lesser known tricks for making the most of Visual Composer. See if you know any of them already!

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How to Do Price Comparison with WordPress

Have you ever wondered why Black Friday deals and Boxing Day sales exist? It’s because people love saving money. They’ll travel miles to save a few dollars! And there’s a way you can leverage it to your advantage.

Maybe you can’t afford to give away products at half-price like most retail giants occasionally do. But, you can still help people save money. Many eCommerce businesses currently use price comparisons as an effective way to increase sales and attract more customers. In fact, there are entire businesses built around it!

If you’re planning on starting a new eCommerce website, adding a price comparison table will definitely do wonders for your business. Keep reading to find out how.

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Dark or Light? How to Choose a WordPress Color Scheme

Are you struggling to decide whether to use a dark or a light theme for your new WordPress website? We’ll help you figure it out.

“Pink is the new black”, “yellow is the new black”, “orange is the new black”, have you ever heard people say these phrases while trying to make something look trendy by comparing them with the color black?

Well, there’s a reason why people use black as a metaphor for “coolness”. It’s because when you see black, it immediately makes you think of power, first-class, formal, or luxurious style. It’s the same reason why tuxedos are black, why martial artists are awarded a “black belt” upon reaching expert level, or the US President’s limousine is colored black.

Needless to say, it makes a big difference which color scheme you use for your website design. Keep reading to find out why it’s important and what kind of websites should use a dark theme.

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WordPress & YouTube: A 101 Introduction

YouTube has made many multi-million-dollar stars over the last few years. YouTubers such as Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie) makes over $12 million per year by just playing video games. Michelle Phan makes over $3 million from her makeup tutorial videos. All thanks to their YouTube channels. If they can do it, you can too!

Most YouTubers often give up their attempt at making a successful YouTube channel after a few weeks. Mostly because creating and growing a YouTube channel from scratch can be tough. Often, getting your first 1,000 subscribers is the most difficult part.

You may have already tried sharing your channel on Facebook and asking your friends to subscribe. Truth is, it’s not that easy to get more subscribers. It takes a lot of work.

One effective strategy that most YouTubers don’t tell you about is building a video website to promote your YouTube channel. Believe it or not, it’s actually an effective way to get more subscribers and more views for your videos. How does it work? Let’s find out.

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