WordPress is vast and its capacities seem to be growing with every update. Now as wee throw a look back at the first version of WordPress we see how massive the evolution of WordPress has been since its inception. Its first version included a fairly limited admin interface and post editor, several templates, and was able to generate XHTML 1.1 compliant templates. Over years, new capacities and functionalities emerged, which now make up the WordPress of the present, including support for plugins, powerful theme customizer, media manager, audio and video support, social media integration, and other great stuff.
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Opening a menu link in a new tab sometimes is useful when the link is an external link or link to a special page of your WordPress website. This feature is available in WordPress but it’s hidden by default, so not many users know about it.
When it comes to the buying and selling properties online, a nice and top-notch website seems to be a crucial part in order to compete in the retail business industry. Make it easy for your clients to find the needed information quicker and easier. Below you will find a batch of persuasive 15 Real Estate WordPress themes to build up a fully functional business website easily and hassle-free. It will help to build credibility, provide the needed information to your visitors and make money in the long run.
Google Maps is highly reputable when it comes to mapping technology. In fact, when we talk about maps, it’s always Google Map that comes to our mind first. It has advanced so much over the years that Google Map not only gives you location information, but it comes with business information, ratings and as far as driving directions as well. In a world with diminishing communications borders, Google Maps is a great help for people to give out or search for your location.
WordPress keeps improving its support for media. WordPress supports responsive images since version 4.4 and custom logo since version 4.5. However, until now, there’s no support for retina images in WordPress, especially for the custom logo. All the images look badly blurry on retina displays. This post shows you how to make your website work well on retina displays and a small tip to add retina logo to your site.
I’ve been playing with CSS flexbox recently and it’s very interesting. I read the guide on CSS-Tricks and a great tutorial on making a grid system using flexbox. After all of that, I want to use flexbox to create a simple responsive grid for equal 4, 3 or 2 columns. I use the very basic of flex and keep it as minimal as possible.
Although GIT is everywhere, SVN still is the version control for all the themes and plugins hosted on WordPress.org. I’ve been playing with both SVN and GIT together recently when I need to repeat the same tasks again and again. This article is a small log of useful SVN commands when working with WordPress themes or plugins (only plugins actually, because WordPress.org doesn’t allow us to work with the theme repository directly).
I recently switched from MailChimp to Jetpack subscription on this blog, because of the simplicity of setup. Jetpack allows me to let people subscribe to new posts and new comments and automatically send new posts to the subscribers via emails. It doesn’t require any setup at all, just enable and forget. This is a big advantage in comparison to MailChimp, where I need to install a plugin and setup the RSS feed in MailChimp.
You know one of the most irritating thing about having a website is that you are always prone to hackers getting into your site and stealing not only your data but causing loss of money as well? You can check your WordPress site quickly to see how protected you are against possible attacks on your site. In comes Security Ninja, a WordPress plugin that helps thousands to stay safe and prevent downtime due to security issues with their website. What does Security Ninja do you might ask?
WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems and is a home for a large number of websites. From small-scale businesses to established firms, all are creating websites on WordPress for easy handling and maintenance. There are plenty of WordPress plugins, themes, etc. to make your handling easier and add some valuable features to improve your website. Social media holds a very significant part in the growth of your website as more people get to know about your brand and can connect through their social accounts. To make social media login part convenient for you, WordPress offers many plugins. Below, we have listed the top 10 social WordPress plugins for login that can prove to be beneficial for your website.