When used well, a slider can be an excellent way to improve the appearance of your website, better utilize screen real-estate and — presuming the visitor will stick around on the page long enough to see more than the first slide* — draw the attention of new visitors to any additional content or information you’d like to show off! A well-considered slider will help you in putting your audience exactly where you’d like them and boosting conversion rates! But which slider plugin to use? With so many different WordPress slider plugins available, knowing which to choose can be a challenge! Here’s a quick review of one of the best on the market: Soliloquy. One of the most popular slider plugins around, Soliloquy essentially comes in three flavors: a basic or ‘Personal’ version (priced at $19), a ‘Multi’ version (priced at $49) which includes priority email support and a number of basic add-ons, and a ‘Developer’ version … [Read more...] about Soliloquy Review: Add Beautiful, Responsive Sliders to WordPress
Share Tweet +1 Share PinShares 0BuddyBoss Reply by Email allows members of your BuddyPress site to respond to comments and messages directly from their email account. Imagine this scenario: one of your members gets an email notification about another member messaging them on your site. Usually, they would need to go to your site and log into their account before they can respond to this message. That takes effort, so the member sees the notification and thinks to themselves that maybe, eventually, they’ll get around to responding to it. Then, considering that they also receive notifications from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social networking sites, they’ll probably forget all about it. But with BuddyBoss Reply by Email, your members won’t need to jump through all those hoops. They can simply reply to the email notification, and their response to the email will be automatically posted on your site. No need to open a new tab, go to your site, and … [Read more...] about BuddyBoss Reply by Email Review: An Excellent Plugin For Improving Community Engagement
Share Tweet +1 Share PinShares 0With over 100,000 downloads, Zerif Lite is one of the most popular free WordPress themes. There’s also a premium version of this theme,Zerif Pro. It has everything that people love about Zerif Lite, such as parallax scrolling and WooCommerce compatibility, plus some extra features that are especially useful for company sites. Full Demo How To Use Zerif Pro Zerif Pro makes it possible for anyone to create a high-quality website. It’s a one-page theme, so it’s easy to make and easy to use. To design your site with Zerif Pro, you just choose pre-made sections of content and fill them out with information about your business. On Zerif Lite, you have to stick with the default section order, but Zerif Pro users are able to arrange their sections in whatever order they want. The sections you can use to build your site include: About Us Before a prospect will become a customer, they’ll want to know who you are, what you do, and how … [Read more...] about Zerif Pro Review: One Of The Best One Page WordPress Themes
Share Tweet +1 Share PinShares 0When it comes to website success, speed is considered to be one of the most important factors that has an impact on its search rankings and user experience. No matter what niche you may be working in; having a website with fast loading time and quick navigation is an asset that can help you attract customers as well as search engines to your website. Though there are many factors that impact the overall speed of your website, your website theme is quite simply the most important factor. And a theme should ideally have a website loading speed of less than 3 seconds and a 90+ Google PageSpeed Score to have an edge over the competition. When we searched for the best WordPress themes to optimize the page speed of a website, we came across PageSpeed by SwiftThemes which is a lite yet powerful WordPress theme that comes with a really competitive website loading speed of less than two seconds. Well, that did sound quite amazing at the first instance and … [Read more...] about PageSpeed Theme Review: Is This Theme By SwiftThemes Really That Swift?
March 23rd in Wordpress Books by Wordpress Jedi . WordPress Plug-in Development: Get your copy here.LiquidWeb Reliable cloud & dedicated hostingA lot of these coders have to spend hours to research the ins and outs of the WordPress platform and read a handful of books to get a handle of the platform. With WordPress Plugin Development, you get it all in one package. The author takes you through the process that you need to go through to develop sophisticated WordPress plugins. What I like about this book is the fact that it is hands-on. You don’t get a book that just delves into the theory behind writing plugins. The author shows you the way and takes your hand as you code your first set of WordPress plug-ins. Here are the plugins that you will have written by the time you are finished with the book: Digg This: add Digg This functionality to your blog. Live Blogroll: enhance your blog’s blogroll. The Wall: create a shout box for WordPress plugin. Snazzy Archives: … [Read more...] about WordPress Plugin Development: a Review