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

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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How To Build a Wedding Website with WordPress

Your wedding day is a magical time for both the bride and the groom. And the best way to make sure that your special day goes according to plan is to keep all your guests informed on everything that’s happening at your event. There’s so much to consider, a wedding website can help you stay organised, and keep everyone updated!

Many couples are skeptical about making a wedding website. Is it worth the investment? What’s the purpose of having a wedding website? These are some of the questions that you’re probably also thinking about right now.

Today we’re looking at how you can build a wedding website with WordPress, inexpensively (or free!), and have it be the perfect accompaniment to your big day!

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Highstake: Our New Blog & Magazine Theme

We’re excited to introduce our latest theme, Highstake. It’s the perfect way to level up your website or blog with a powerful design, packed with functionality to help you build your audience and community.

Highstake is a powerful blog and magazine theme. Share articles, grow a community, connect with your audience, and grow your business!

Highstake is fully responsive, has powerful sliders, navigation, social and newsletter integrations, and much more. The perfect way to launch (or improve) your blog, with every feature you’d expect from a high-end WordPress theme.

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What is Live Composer for WordPress?

Creating landing pages and customizing WordPress themes used to be a nightmare before page builders. These beginner-friendly page builder plugins allowed anyone to create custom layouts without coding or any web design experience.

The only problem was these page builder plugins were a bit expensive and had slightly complicating user interfaces. However, things are now starting to change. Especially with new and open source page builders like Elementor in the market, bloggers and web developers now have free and even better alternatives to the expensive page builders.

Live Composer is the latest to join the WordPress page builder family. This plugin comes with several special features that make it one of a kind.

If you’ve been looking for a great free page builder plugin for your blog or website, Live Composer might be the perfect tool for you. Keep reading to find out why.

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How to Install Slider Revolution for WordPress

Whether you’re making a photography website, a blog, or even a portfolio website, one feature your website must-have is a beautiful slideshow to highlight your best content. That’s why we’ve previously looked at the best slideshow WordPress themes!

Slideshows aren’t just about featuring a bunch of images on a loop. Not anymore. Today’s slideshows have evolved far beyond that. Now, you can feature blog posts, videos, and products in slideshows with attractive animations and effects.

These slideshows not only help add more style to your website but it also increases user engagement as well.

Slider Revolution is one of the most popular and affordable slideshow plugins available on WordPress. The best feature of Slider Revolution is that it’s beginner-friendly. You don’t have to be a web designer to use it.

In this post, we take a closer look at this brilliant plugin to show you the many features that come with Slider Revolution. And we’ll show you how to install and set it up!

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4 Things to Do Today to Improve Your WordPress SEO

Are you having trouble generating enough organic traffic for your website? Can’t get your blog posts to rank well on search engines? If you’re having these issues, it’s time for you to implement a proper SEO strategy for your website.

When it comes to improving your website’s SEO, there are plenty of areas you need to cover, like keyword research, analyzing competitors, and much more.

There’s no need to feel overwhelmed. In this post, we’ll show you how to boost your WordPress website SEO in four simple steps. First, let’s figure out why you need an SEO strategy in the first place and what you can do to get started.

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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 to Install Elementor for WordPress

You can find many great page builders for WordPress, but many of them come with hefty price tags. Elementor is an exceptional page builder plugin that you can download and use for free. It’s particularly great when paired with an Elementor WordPress theme as well.

Unlike other popular page builder plugins, Elementor is a free plugin that you can use to design landing pages and customize your WordPress theme without having to type a single line of code.

In this article, we take a closer look at this incredible plugin, see how it compares against other page builders, and learn how to use it.

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