WordPress offers a ton of flexibility for musicians and bands, even though the platform wasn’t created specifically with the music world in mind. Here’s our list of the top 7 WordPress Plugins for Musicians.
Need an easy way to customize your WordPress site? That’s where WordPress page builder plugins come in handy. These WordPress page builders allow you to create, edit, and customize your site layout without writing any code. Here’s 5 of what we think are the best page builders for WordPress.
Typography plays an important role in web design. It improves readability and the time users spend on your website. In this article, we will show you 4 Best WordPress Typography Plugins 2017 just so you can spice up your new website.
Speaking of fonts, Google Fonts remains a solid leader in the market of free fonts, with more than 1000+ choices to pick from, there’s always something new that you can add to your typographic designs through the use of Google Fonts. So here we go!
Every WordPress website features a slider. Well, almost every. So here’s my Five Top WordPress Slider Plugins in 2017, all tested with the latest version WordPress and ranked in order of active installs, according to data from the WordPress Plugin Repository.
Meta Slider By
- Last updated:May 2017
- Active installs:800,000+
- Tested up to:4.7.4
The most popular WordPress slider plugin. Creating slideshows with Meta Slider is fast and easy. Simply select images from your WordPress Media Library, drag and drop them into place, set slide captions, links and SEO fields all from one page.
It also has a paid version with more features.
Have you ever lost your WordPress site? Trust me, it’s not a funny experience. I have fallen victim to this so many times in the past all because no one showed me how. That’s why today’s lesson is on How to Backup Your WordPress Website.
What is a backup? A backup is simply a copy of your site that you can reinstall (restore) should something go wrong. It’s a fail-safe, precautionary measure that saves you a lot of stress. It’s like an insurance policy that protects all the effort, time and money you’ve invested in your WordPress site.
Soooooo…. Pishon Design Studio turns 10 years old in June and over the few next months we’ll be having a massive giveaway for just 10 of our awesome readers: design your WordPress blog FREE! No, we ain’t playing you, and Yes, you heard right. Sure, there’s always a clause – you have to buy the hosting using our affiliate link, but that’s all.
No, we didn’t hit jackpot, and no we are not related in any way to Bill Gates. The idea, rather, is to give back to society (cough), and to our lovely readers. 10 years no be beans, like we say here in Nigeria. We’ve had our share of clients – nice, patient, annoying, slow, etc, but we are still here, and still standing!
At some point in my career as a designer, I kept on seeing the term, Child Theme, and I had absolutely no idea what it was. It wasn’t until much later I figured out that if I needed to go far with WordPress, I needed to familiarize myself with the term asap. So let me teach you how to create a child theme in WordPress.
First, definitions as usual. What is a Child Theme?
A WordPress child theme is a WordPress theme that inherits its functionality from another WordPress theme, the parent theme. Child themes are often used when you want to customize or tweak an existing WordPress theme without losing the ability to upgrade that theme. – WP Beginner.
Except you’ve been living under a rock, you can’t tell me that you’ve not noticed the sudden spike in blogging everywhere. Especially here in Nigeria. Everyone is now a blogger. I think we may ascribe the spike to when the popular Linda Ikeji revealed her only source of income was blogging. Talk about change in plans! Even I, who had been running this blog since 2007 had to sit up. So in this post, my job is to familiarize you with how to kickstart your career in blogging using any of the major blogging platforms, not just WordPress.
Blogging is a great way to connect with the world. Whether you blog to express your passion for your hobbies, blog to connect on a personal level with others or blog to help promote a business.
When you suddenly realize that you desperately need to move from Blogger to WordPress and you don’t want to start typing your posts all over again. Here’s the straight forward way:
The Transition…From Blogger to WordPress
- Get your Website — Read A Total Newbie’s Guide to WordPress
- Export your Blogger blog by visiting Settings » Other page.
- Import Blogger to WordPress by visiting Tools » Import page in WordPress admin area.
- Setting up permalinks on your new WordPress blog.
- Setting up redirects for Blogger visitors to WordPress posts
- Set up redirects for RSS feeds
- Import your images from Blogger to WordPress media library.
As of the time I’m writing this, WordPress has crossed the 50% usage mark, which means that over 50% of websites in the world use the platform for their web and online projects. That’s a scary number. Almost like Facebook.
WordPress is used by 58.7% of all the websites whose content management system we know. This is 27.5% of all websites. — w3techs
I used to be rigid as a web designer in my early days. I’d rather spend hours and sleepless nights coding than do the seemingly easy 1click install that WordPress was offering. It wasn’t until I got a job where a client needed to tweak her website that I began to become intimate with the software. Fast forward a couple of months later, and I happily moved ALL my personal sites to WordPress, and convinced some of my clients to do so too!
Very recently I started building some sites with WordPress. Before, I was a hand-coder and css freak through and through. But I realized that I built sites faster and saved more time, and money. So…I went on a search via google, to ask,