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

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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Introducing Our Latest Theme: Designbiz

Our latest theme is perfectly crafted for design companies and small businesses. And it’s now available for you to download! Designbiz contains everything you need to showcase your design business or portfolio in a professional light.

You can customise everything, create your own menus and pages, choose different layouts and featured content, and make your website your own. A full-featured portfolio, blog, and home for your company. Read on to find out a bit more about the theme, and see a demo!

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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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Introducing One-Click Demo Import

We’ve been providing demo content for all our themes for a long time, but this we’re pleased to let you know that all our recent themes now come with “one click” demo import functionality (which makes it much quicker to get set up with your new site!)

You can just follow the instructions in your theme documentation to get your initial content imported, so your site is up-and-running like the demo site in record time. Then it’s a simple process to replace it with your own content, and make your site your own.

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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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3 Reasons Why WordPress Is Perfect for Your Blog

Why do people look for popular and reputable brands when they’re buying something important? Well, isn’t it obvious? It’s because you want to get the most value for your money and you want it to last for a long time.

This is exactly why you think of Apple when you’re in the market for a smartphone. Or why choose Rolex over other watch brands and why you immediately think of Gmail instead of Yahoo when you’re creating a new email account.

WordPress is like the Rolex and Apple of the web design world. When it comes to building websites, WordPress is the name that first comes to your mind. Why? Because over the last 13 years, WordPress kept its promise of delivering a quality product and there are hundreds of thousands of people out there who would vouch for it.

“WordPress is used by 58.5% of all the websites that uses a content management system. That’s 27.2% of all websites on the web.” – W3Techs.

Its massive popularity is not the main reason why most people choose WordPress when building a website. WordPress comes with plenty of amazing features that makes it one of a kind.

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Grab a 30% Christmas & New Year Discount

From now until the first week of 2017, we’re running a fantastic Christmas and New Year discount! You can save 30% on any of our theme packages, and get access to all 48 of our premium WordPress themes for a single low price.

Read on to find out more about what the offer includes, see a few of our latest themes, and get your hands on the discount today!

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