blog Archives - CreativeMinds

Courtney Jones,

[WP 101] Page, Post, Custom Type: What Is The Difference?

[WP 101] Page, Post, Custom Type: What Is The Difference?

WordPress websites usually consist of many different pages and posts. There are many different types of pages, posts and more. All of these different types of content are essential to a WordPress website in their own ways, and it’s important to know the difference between all of them as well as why they exist.

One of the great features about WordPress is just how simple it is to publish your content onto posts and pages for people to view. However, WordPress also provides the ability to completely customize this content by using a custom type.

Courtney Jones,

[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.

Courtney Jones,

3 Smart Uses of Curated Lists And How to Create Them

3 Smart Uses of Curated Lists And How to Create Them

In the Internet age, there are billions of web pages full of information available with a click of a button. One way for users to organize and be able to find specific information is to create curated lists or directories.

A curated list is a list on a certain topic that has been compiled carefully, usually by research and by a creator of the included content.

Carlos Oliveira,

“Zen-sational”: She Uses a WordPress Plugin to Teach Buddhism

“Zen-sational”: She Uses a WordPress Plugin to Teach Buddhism

Domyo Burk has a bold goal: “I am looking for a way to make traditional Buddhist teachings widely accessible to people”. The challenge of this Zen Priest, based in Oregon in the US, is displaying such complex information in a pleasant way. After trying many tools, she chose the WordPress plugin Tooltip Glossary to aid in her endeavor.

Nachshon Fishbane,

Confused about Magento 2? We Recap Key Statistics, Pros and Cons

Confused about Magento 2? We Recap Key Statistics, Pros and Cons

Is Magento 2 better than its older version? Should you move to Magento 2.X?

Magento 2 has been live for a while now, so we gathered the top Magento statistics to help you figure out if it’s worth your time.

Tip: From what we’ve seen so far, you either love it or you hate it. While there are plenty of things that they still need to improve on (asap!), the new platform does bring some positive changes.

Nachshon Fishbane,

Migrating from Magento 1.X to Magento 2.X – An Adventure in Details

Migrating from Magento 1.X to Magento 2.X  – An Adventure in Details

We recently completed a project migrating a Magento 1.8 used as a marketplace to the new Magento 2 platform (version 2.1.2).

This store was based on version 1.8 of Magento and was a Marketplace based on the CreativeMinds Marketplace extension with around 500 thousand products. The client requested multiple alterations to the checkout process and admin capabilities.