CreativeMinds WordPress Blog

WordPress plugins to themes and tutorials – Everything open source in a single WordPress plugins blog. We deliver news and research about WordPress users and make WP plugins reviews and well as new plugin announcements

How Do I Become a WordPress Developer?

How Do I Become a WordPress Developer?

WordPress is the most popular free and open-source content management system online. There are millions of webpages which primarily use WordPress as a blogging platform, although WordPress also includes web content like forums, media galleries, mailing lists, online and e-commerce centric stores and much more.

One of the most unique things about WordPress is that because it’s an open source content management system, so people with basic internet skills can easily create and build websites. WordPress allows them to configure a WordPress site, upload a theme and add some plugins for their own website.

Best SEO WordPress Plugins for Professionals

Best SEO WordPress Plugins for Professionals

There are billions of websites available on the Internet and the biggest source of traffic for them is coming from search engines. That’s why search engine optimization (SEO) is a major key to success for your website.

Search engine optimization increases the visibility of a website or a web page to users that are accessing a search engine for information. This technique also increases the overall content quality of your website.

He Used CM FAQ to Help Users and Optimize Support

He Used CM FAQ to Help Users and Optimize Support

What to do when your website is so successful you suddenly become overloaded with questions and support requests? It’s imperative to offer a centralized FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page like the one provided by the CM FAQ plugin for WordPress.

The sound designer Alan McKinney faced this interesting challenge after launching a platform that offers sound effects and music. He used CreativeMinds’ FAQ plugin and successfully helped users while saving precious time.

We Have Over 200 WordPress and Magento Products. Is That Too Much?

We Have Over 200 WordPress and Magento Products. Is That Too Much?

What’s the best way to sell WordPress plugins and Magento extensions? How to balance service quality with profitability? Where to focus our time? Are our customers happy? As a provider of products for both platforms, these are some questions that haunt us from dusk to dawn.

A recent move by WPMU DEV inspired us at CreativeMinds to reflect intensely about these topics.

Best Practices for Integrating WordPress and Magento in 2019

Best Practices for Integrating WordPress and Magento in 2019

Here at CreativeMinds, it’s no secret how much we love both the WordPress and Magento content management systems (CMS).

They are two of the best, if not the best, CMS users will find available on the internet today.

In a Nutshell: Magento is an Ecommerce powerhouse that’s unrivaled in popularity and e-selling features, while WordPress is an adaptable blogging platform that can be turned into a website of virtually any kind.

WordPress Hosting in 2019: 10 Top Picks

WordPress Hosting in 2019: 10 Top Picks

When creating a website, there are a lot of important decisions to make and one of the most important is the website hosting. This is a plethora of web hosting options for WordPress users, so it is important to find the hosting which is best for your business.

WordPress is the most popular content management system available online, so having a WordPress host and a WordPress website really go hand in hand. The WordPress hosting options in this list have the best overall features, site speed, support, ratings and prices.

[WP 101] – Media and Images SEO: Best Practices

[WP 101] – Media and Images SEO: Best Practices

In the digital age, search engine optimization is a very important aspect for any WordPress website to have. One of the best and most effective ways to optimize your pages and content is with visuals, such as images and other types of media.

WordPress is the most popular content management system in use today, and WordPress itself has specific media uploader that is not only simple to use, but it is also a helpful search engine optimization tool.

What Makes A Great WordPress Plugin?

What Makes A Great WordPress Plugin?

WordPress plugins are an incredibly essential part of any WordPress website. Plugins exist to perform the necessary functions of a WordPress website so it can successfully reach online consumers and facilitate good and services. A good WordPress plugin will be very user-friendly, high quality and have good support.

One way to tell if a WordPress plugin is good is by determining if the plugin solves a problem. Say you need a table of contents on your WordPress website to make page navigation easier for users as your website grows. Having a table of contents plugin would solve that problem.

RSS Feeds: Concerns about Copyright

RSS Feeds: Concerns about Copyright

RSS, which stands for Rich Site Summary (and is often thought to mean Real Simple Syndication), is a Web feed format that’s used to distribute and publish content online.

These feeds have been around as early as 1997, and are a great way for internet users to easily track their favorite online content. They create a personalized stream of live information, with published content from preferred news sources and websites all collected in one place. Better yet, RSS feeds are live, so everything shows up as soon as it’s published.

[WP 101] Backup: How to Store All Important Data

[WP 101] Backup: How to Store All Important Data

You can invest lots of time and money into building a successful WordPress website, but one of the most important things to remember is to save everything – backup! The data in your WordPress website contains all the important information you need, so it’s really imperative that you keep it backed up just in case.

How to Choose a WordPress Theme in 2019

How to Choose a WordPress Theme in 2019

As a key feature of the most widely used CMS around, new WordPress themes are being released all the time to enhance the design of the platform’s websites.

Right now, most theme updates and releases are specially catered to web users in 2019, and it’s important that yours is too. Though at first mention, you might be wondering why the year has anything to do with your website’s theme.