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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What are you an expert in? According to Oxford Dictionary, an expert is “a person who is very knowledgeable about or skillful in a particular area.”
We can’t all be experts in everything. That’s where the ability to ask experts questions comes in handy.
Footnotes are references or notes at the bottom of a page which help clarify the text on the page. The WordPress footnotes plugins on this list are great options for business professionals or WordPress users to easily and effectively add footnotes to their WordPress site. Footnotes are a quick and easy way to add footnotes to content and allow people to reference information in an orderly manner.
Ever wondered how to move your website URLs from HTTP to HTTPS?
Websites that display HTTPS have what is called an SSL certificate. Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encrypts website information between a server and browser. This is what creates a HTTPS in the URL instead of HTTP. This is a signal for visitors that a website page is secure.
We are excited to announce that our team in Krakow (Poland) has moved to a new location with a bigger office space.
There were several motivating factors to make this move:
The PeepSO – CM Answers Pro Integration Plugin is a new plugin add-on which supports a question and answer functionality to the PeepSo social network. This new add-on is an integration between CM Answers Pro and PeepSo, so having CM Answers Pro is a requirement for the add-on.
Tweets have the potential to share influential content and drive conversations. According to Statista, Twitter has 313 million monthly active users and this number will likely continue to rise.
There are millions of websites out there and just as many people using them, but there are also spammers. Email blacklist, site registration restrictions and comment spam WordPress Plugins are helpful tools to keep unwanted spammers out of your website. The following WordPress plugins and tools will ensure that these spammers won’t be able to register for your website or invite any unwanted users or viruses.
If someone wants to move past perusing your products or reading your blog posts, chances are they’ll have to register and log in to your WordPress website.
This makes login and registration important for many different types of WordPress websites, from a simple blog to a bustling ecommerce store.
User experience is key to a successful WordPress website and the registration process is no different. A good registration and login experience means people can quickly complete an action without barriers that discourage signup. It entices users to sign-up and engage with your site, whether that means leaving a comment or logging in to complete a purchase.
Managing a WordPress website isn’t always easy. Sometimes it feels like there are a million things to remember. Especially if you’re new to WordPress, managing a website can feel especially overwhelming.
If you’re trying to manage a WordPress site on your own or with a small team, you can make your job easier by installing an admin tools and management plugin.
Advertising campaigns are an important part of promoting any website. There are many different WordPress plugins available to create and track advertising campaigns. These plugins make it easy to create customizable advertising campaigns instantly. Ad management WordPress plugins make it easy for users to create, track and manage advertising campaigns on their WordPress site.
If you have ever needed to replace a single word or an HTML string with a different word on a WordPress website, then you need a search and replace tool. A search and replace tool is a quick way to find text and replace it online without making major changes to your website.
So you developed a WordPress plugin you think is pretty handy. Maybe it is a novel solution to a problem WordPress users have. Now what?
We’ve already discussed the importance of a good plugin onboarding process in engaging WordPress users. If you want a plugin that succeeds in the market and draws sales, you’re going to have to invest some time, effort, and a bit of money into marketing.
The reason for focusing on plugin marketing is simple: even if you have the greatest plugin ever made, if people don’t know about it, you’re not going to sell to anyone. This is where marketing comes in.
RSS stands for Really Simply Syndication or Rich Site Summary. This form of content syndication (a fancy term for posting third-party content) allows readers to see content from other websites in a “feed” that is automatically updated.
There are many ways WordPress websites can incorporate RSS feeds to boost traffic and engage site visitors. To understand what RSS can do for you, first consider this question:
WordPress video gallery plugins exist to show video links in visually stunning galleries online. Video galleries are an effective way for users to display content quickly and neatly on a page or post.
Having a helpful video gallery makes presenting online courses much easier. Managing course content requires organization, since there can be dozens of videos about specific topics.
Onboarding. It’s a term you’ve probably heard, but haven’t been completely sure what it means for you or your WordPress plugin business.
For every product, there is much more to think about than simply making something that fulfills a customer need. Customers have to understand how to use the product and enjoy using it.