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5 Best Expert and Member Directory Plugins for WordPress

5 Best Expert and Member Directory Plugins for WordPress

Expert and member directories are essential for WordPress sites, because they are excellent organization tools. Member directories allow users to build an extensive directory with detailed profiles and information on specific people. A member directory allows people to be organized and categorized for specific niches to better improve each WordPress site.

5 Best Calendar Booking Plugins for WordPress

5 Best Calendar Booking Plugins for WordPress

A calendar is a helpful feature for any WordPress site, but choosing the right calendar is easier said than done. Calendars are important but often overlooked elements of a website, but they are organization tools for online businesses. These Booking calendar plugins all offer a wide variety of interactive features and can meet your website’s calendar needs.

5 Necessary Notification Bar Plugins for WordPress

5 Necessary Notification Bar Plugins for WordPress

It’s a good idea to add notifications to your WordPress site, so it’s easier to organize tasks for users on your site. There are many WordPress Notification Bar plugins available, and some of them have excellent custom features, are user friendly and reasonably priced. The following list of notification bar plugins are great options for any and all types of websites and businesses.

Introducing the Routes Manager – PeepSo Integration AddOn

Introducing the Routes Manager – PeepSo Integration AddOn

The new Routes Manager PeepSo addon allows users to integrate the Routes Manager plugin with their PeepSo social network. The Routes Manager plugin lets users create a catalog of map routes with various points of interest. This addon creates the ability for users to add map routes to their PeepSo social network and enhance their social community.

Top 5 Customer Review WordPress Plugins

Top 5 Customer Review WordPress Plugins

In the age of the Internet, people not only have the ability to buy and sell goods, but they have the ability to review and spread information about online products. Customer reviews are a major part of websites today, since they provide helpful feedback and information to consumers. Customer Review WordPress plugins are essential tools for ecommerce stores to be successful.

How to Create an Appointment Booking System in WordPress

How to Create an Appointment Booking System in WordPress

Anyone who schedules and manages appointments for a business knows how tedious it can be, especially when personnel have limited or irregular availability. Online appointment booking systems significantly reduce the tedious back and forth of setting and confirming appointments.

With a booking calendar, clients or co-workers can schedule appointments and meetings right on your WordPress website. It’s a self-service system that can make life a whole lot easier.

Hot WordPress Security Trends for 2017

Hot WordPress Security Trends for 2017

WordPress occupies the largest piece of the CMS market, powering over half of the entire internet. Although this is great for the platform and those who use it, it also makes WordPress an obvious target for hackers.

A compromised website is not only a pain to fix, it can also dramatically decrease revenue and damage your site’s reputation long-term.

As bad guys come up with more and more ways to wreak havoc, website owners must continue focusing on WordPress security in the new year. Here are five key security trends to pay attention to in 2017, in no particular order.

Essential WordPress Plugins Every Website Should Have

Essential WordPress Plugins Every Website Should Have

There are a hundred thousand free and premium WordPress plugins available for users online for a wide variety of reasons. These plugins can help improve functionality, security, organization, purchasing, design, seo and more. While there are many to choose from, there is a small list of truly essential WordPress plugins that every website should have.

How CreativeMinds Approaches Speeding Up & Optimizing a WordPress Website [Case Study]

How CreativeMinds Approaches Speeding Up & Optimizing a WordPress Website [Case Study]

Website speed is important. It not only matters for user experience, it matters for SEO. A slow website is a signal to Google that your site is not good. This can result in lower search rankings.

As part of our Performance and Speed Optimization Analysis Service, customers contact us with their website speed issues and ask for our help.

Recently, we received a message from someone who wanted to optimize their page load time from 5 seconds to 3 seconds or less. The website in question has about 2,500 sessions and 6,000 page views per day.

5 Dependable WordPress Documentation Plugins

5 Dependable WordPress Documentation Plugins

Documentation is a great way for users to better understand your content. Most documentation plugins exist to help users with customer support for various products or services quickly. This documentation can be through videos, lists or other media, and eliminates the need for contacting support personnel.