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8 min read Adi Spiac
Tutorials | translatepress.com | 2 hours ago

How to Translate Sliders in WordPress (Any Slider Plugin)

There's lot of friction when trying to translate slider content (text, buttons, links etc.), mostly because it exists outside the WordPress editor. This tutorial focuses on how you can achieve this easily and for free, independently of the slider plugin used.

How to Translate Sliders in WordPress (Any Slider Plugin)

Tutorials | translatepress.com | 2 hours ago

Love ’em or hate ’em, sliders and carousels are a popular design choice for a lot of WordPress sites. But if you’re looking to create a multilingual WordPress site, figuring out how to translate sliders in WordPress can be difficult because slider content exists outside the WordPress editor. You might be using a dedicated slider plugin or the slider widget in a page builder plugin like Elementor. Either way, you’ll need to be able to translate those sliders to ensure a cohesive multilingual experience for your visitors.
To help, we’re going to show you how to translate sliders in WordPress using a simple, non-technical interface like this:
This method will work with all slider plugins and you’ll be able to follow this tutorial for free – no need to purchase a premium plugin just to translate your WordPress sliders.
What You Need to Translate Sliders in WordPress
To follow this tutorial and create multilingual sliders on WordPress, you’ll only need two things:
Your slider – we’ll create an example slider with the free Smart Slider 3 plugin, but the method that we’ll outline will work with any slider plugin/widget including

2 min read JS Morisset
Community | surniaulula.com | 12 hours ago

LinkedIn Prefers oEmbed Data Instead of Open Graph

Since WordPress provides oEmbed data for posts and pages by default, LinkedIn ignores Open Graph meta tags for all WordPress sites.

LinkedIn Prefers oEmbed Data Instead of Open Graph

Community | surniaulula.com | 12 hours ago

When you share a URL on a social site like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc., that social site crawls the webpage in background to read the meta tags and structured data markup (aka Open Graph meta tags, Twitter Card meta tags, Schema JSON-LD, Schema microdata, etc.). Social sites like LinkedIn generally require an image, a title, and a description to display a share. A few social sites like Pinterest and Twitter can also display additional information for products, recipes, mobile apps, videos, and more.
Until recently, the LinkedIn crawler read only Open Graph meta tags to get the webpage image, title, and description, but recently they’ve started reading oEmbed data as well, and if oEmbed data is available, LinkedIn prefers those values over the Open Graph values.
Since WordPress provides oEmbed data for posts and pages by default, LinkedIn now effectively ignores Open Graph meta tags for all WordPress sites.
If the look of shares on LinkedIn is important for your website, make sure the plugin you’re using for social meta tags and markup also provides accurate data in the WordPress oEmbed response. At the moment, I only know of the WPSSO Core plugin that supports all

1 min read Phpbits Studio
Plugins | twitter.com | 6 hours ago

Display Estimated Reading Time on Gutenberg Block Editor

Display "Estimated Reading Time" on WordPress Gutenberg block editor using EditorsKit! Calculated using 275 WPM similar to Medium.

Display Estimated Reading Time on Gutenberg Block Editor

Plugins | twitter.com | 6 hours ago

That's not all :) You can easily display the reading time on your content easily via Shortcode.

14 min read Donna Cavalier
Business | elementor.com | 58 mins ago

Elements to Include in Your Web Design Contract to Save You Time, Money, and Aggravation

Best advice I have seen on things to include in a web design contract. Extremely useful.

Elements to Include in Your Web Design Contract to Save You Time, Money, and Aggravation

Business | elementor.com | 58 mins ago

How should you draft your web design contracts, and what must they include? Frank Olivo, owner of a large Web design agency in the United States, and attorney Laura Neville dive into the subject and give us the essential rules that ensure a healthy relationship with your clients. The first day back to work after New Year’s, we got a certified letter from a client. His project was pretty much finished, and we were waiting for final approval to launch it, but we hadn’t heard from him in a few months.
We opened up the letter to discover that he was accusing us of being in breach of contract and demanding a full refund for the project. Our office attempted to get him on the phone, but he refused to speak with us.
Three weeks later, we ended up finishing the project, getting paid in full, and receiving an apology from him. He even paid extra for items that were additions to the scope of the project.
This would not have been possible had it not been for our web design agreement.
I own a web development and SEO agency outside of Philadelphia. My co-author is an attorney that handles all of the content for our law firm clients, and between the two of us, we’ve seen it all.

11 min read Weglot
Business | blog.weglot.com | 3 days ago

Six ways to master your multilingual WooCommerce store

What makes an international WooCommerce store stand out? Here's how going multilingual can help.

Six ways to master your multilingual WooCommerce store

Business | blog.weglot.com | 3 days ago

The WordPress plugin industry is booming (we would know—we’re right in the thick of it!). The multiplicity of plugins available for pretty much every website functionality you can think of means that there’s always a degree of healthy competition: every plugin developer has a reason to keep updating and improving their product. Ecommerce is perhaps the exception to this general rule of plugin multiplicity: One particular plugin dominates the scene: WooCommerce is king.
WooCommerce actually powers 8% of the internet’s ecommerce, including 21% of the top 1 million most-visited ecommerce sites on the web—and over 6% of the top 1 million sites overall.
There are many reasons why WooCommerce is the go-to ecommerce plugin for so many WordPress users (who are themselves numerous—over 34% of the entire Internet is WordPress-based), but its popularity mostly comes down to its comprehensiveness. You can start with a content-exclusive site—like a blog or a photo gallery—and turn it into a fully functional online store with no plugin other than WooCommerce. It’s a one-shot installation that allows you to:
create product pages,
process credit

48 min read Leo Fajardo
Community | freemius.com | 11 days ago

How to Have a $100k+ WordPress Product Launch

Here’s a deep-dive into the hugely successful strategy behind WP FeedBack’s $100k+ plugin launch!

How to Have a $100k+ WordPress Product Launch

Community | freemius.com | 11 days ago

Have you ever heard of a WordPress plugin (or theme) that made over $100,000 in its first 30 days after launch? After spending hours Googling for successful plugins in the WordPress space that we could learn from, I couldn’t find any. As a big believer in transparency and knowledge sharing, I promised myself that if we met our goal of making $100k+ during our launch, I would share everything that we learned so other plugin and theme developers would be able to replicate the “recipe” we used to bootstrap our business.
Spoiler alert – we ended up making over $100,000 during the launch

12 min read Leo Fajardo
Community | freemius.com | 4 days ago

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) for WordPress Plugin and Theme Developers

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) has dominated eCommerce news recently, and we've been researching how the new regulations may affect plugin and theme shops.

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) for WordPress Plugin and Theme Developers

Community | freemius.com | 4 days ago

For many plugin and theme shops, Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) has been a hot topic in recent months. So what exactly is all the noise about and why is it relevant to WordPress product developers?! Let’s start with a bit of background.
What is Strong Customer Authentication (SCA)?
SCA rose out of the European Union’s (EU) goal to secure online payments, which is a pretty good goal for everyone, right? We all want to have secure online payments that protect the legitimacy of purchases in eCommerce.
In order to achieve the goal of securing online payments and minimizing fraud, the EU has released two “Payment Services Directives” – PSD1 and PSD2 – and no, these aren’t new photoshop formats. PSD2 initially gave businesses in EU countries until Sept 14, 2019 to implement secure solutions for online payments that meet SCA requirements.
These requirements were not well received by many groups, especially major credit card companies like Visa and other payment institutions in Europe, who jointly signed a statement explaining the major challenges in the transition to securing payments with 2 factor authentication (2FA – required for many

13 min read Tom Zsomborgi
Community | kinsta.com | 5 days ago

Twenty Twenty: An Introduction to the New Default WordPress Theme

Twenty Twenty isn’t built from the ground up; it’s designed upon an existing theme from the WordPress community instead. Let's take a look!

Twenty Twenty: An Introduction to the New Default WordPress Theme

Community | kinsta.com | 5 days ago

Twenty Twenty is the new default WordPress theme coming with the latest release of WordPress 5.3. Like its predecessor Twenty Nineteen, Twenty Twenty has been designed with a special focus on Gutenberg. There’s a big difference between the two, though: Twenty Twenty isn’t built from the ground up; it’s designed upon an existing theme from the WordPress community instead. Since we love everything about WordPress, we took a closer look at the new Twenty Twenty theme, peeking into functions files, the stylesheet, and the templates.
Even if Twenty Twenty is far from being somewhat stable — at the time of this writing — with many issues still unfixed, today we’ll share with you our very first thoughts about the new default WordPress theme.
Let’s dive into Twenty Twenty WordPress theme!
Quick Intro to the Twenty Twenty Theme
Twenty Twenty has been built upon Chaplin, a free WordPress theme by Anders Norén who is also Default Theme Design Lead of WordPress 5.3.
Chaplin is available for download in the WordPress.org repository and, according to Anders, it has been built with the Block Editor in mind:
Chaplin is a feature-packed WordPress theme

12 min read Web News Insider
Community | webfactoryltd.com | 3 days ago

Top 10 Alternatives To Salesforce CRM

More often than not, Salesforce is viewed as being a platform that is simply much too powerful for developing businesses and startups.

Top 10 Alternatives To Salesforce CRM

Community | webfactoryltd.com | 3 days ago

When faced with a need for an all-round mammoth of a solution for your relationship management needs, it’s not easy to overlook the giant that is Salesforce CRM. Salesforce is a one-stop-shop system that uses one centralized platform to cover marketing automation, sales, lead management, and several communication channels. It also doesn’t hurt that it has a stellar reputation for being one of the most effective and leading software providers in the world with tens of thousands of satisfied users across the globe, each of which testifies to its functionality and usability. What more could you want, right?
At the same time, there’s more to it than meets the eye.
More often than not, Salesforce CRM is viewed as being a platform that is simply much too powerful for developing businesses and startups.
Many of these would rather focus on and utilize a basic portion of the system, as that would cater to the modest customer base they have much better.
With that in mind, there are a number of alternatives to this Goliath of a relationship management platform that is more than worthy of looking into especially if you’re working on a tight budget where every cent of investment

12 min read Danial Wilson
Community | solwininfotech.com | 4 days ago

10 Must Follow WordPress Tips, Tricks For Beginner Bloggers

It is easier to start a WordPress blog for experienced bloggers, but for beginners it’s not. Here are the 10 most wanted WordPress tips, tricks and hacks for beginner bloggers.

10 Must Follow WordPress Tips, Tricks For Beginner Bloggers

Community | solwininfotech.com | 4 days ago

Running a successful WordPress blog may seem like an easy task, but the truth is; it is not. There is a long list of WordPress tips and best practices that must be adhered to if a blogger is to realize such success. For experienced bloggers who have grown with WordPress over the years, it may be easier to start a new blog. But for the beginner bloggers who this article aims to address, these ten WordPress tips will go a long way in easing their journey to successful blogging.
WordPress is the world’s leading Content Management System (CMS) powering over 35% of the websites worldwide.
This CMS is also undoubtedly the biggest blogging platform, powering both the WordPress and self-hosted blogs on the World Wide Web.
1. Choose between WordPress.com and WordPress.org
How do you choose between WordPress.com and WordPress.org?
The first and most crucial WordPress tip you need to consider as a beginner blogger is the right platform to use. WordPress has two options; the easy to start and free (WordPress Hosted) version, or the self-hosted (WordPress.org) version.
If you want to start blogging for fun without incurring any costs apart from your internet, power, and time, you have WordPress.com,

6 min read WebDevStudios

Creating, Extending, and Upgrading Custom ACF Fields That Use Select2

Senior Backend Engineer, Justin Foell, has published a blog post about creating, extending, and upgrading Custom ACF Fields that use Select2.

Creating, Extending, and Upgrading Custom ACF Fields That Use Select2

Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) has been around for quite a while now, and it’s super popular. We’re on version 5.x now, and the earliest dated reference documentation I could find was for ACF 2.0 in 2011. There have been some bumps along the way. One of the more recent issues was compatibility of the Select2 JavaScript library versions. It was mostly because two other popular plugins, Yoast’s WordPress SEO and WooCommerce, also use Select2. What is Select2? It’s the kick-ass library that lets you transform boring dropdowns to amazing searchable and formattable ones:
So what’s the big deal with ACF? Well, Select2 has gone through some major revisions as well, most notably the latest Select2 Version 4, which is not backwards compatible with Select2 version 3.x. So, if ACF brings in Version 4 and WooCommerce brings in Version 3, we’ve got problems.
Thankfully, ACF came up with an elegant way to deal with these incompatibilities by checking to see if another plugin had enqueued Version 3 and falling back to using a Select2 Version 3 adapter.
acf.newSelect2 = function( $select, props ){
Future-proof it or just fix it?
So, what does this have to do with custom

11 min read Weglot
Business | blog.weglot.com | 19 days ago

Why you shouldn't delete your marketplace store(s), even if you have your own

You may already be advanced in the e-commerce game—but that shouldn't stop you from maintaining stock on Amazon, eBay, MercadoLibre, and other international marketplace sites.

Why you shouldn't delete your marketplace store(s), even if you have your own

Business | blog.weglot.com | 19 days ago

Many early e-commerce merchants (and you may be among them) start out on a marketplace platform. We mentioned Ebay, Etsy, and Depop in our most recent chat about international e-commerce, but there are others—even Amazon, the veritable Goliath of all things e-commerce, is, in large part, a platform for small independent vendors (this was one of Amazon’s original distinguishing features, back when its Marketplace was called « zShops» at its launch in 1999). Marketplaces give you few opportunities for propagating your personal brand, and aren’t ideal for developing a close relationship with your customers—these are the principal cons of such platforms when compared to an independent store site, which you, the store and site-owner, autonomously manage and can tailor to your own goals and ideas.
But marketplaces also provide some pretty significant advantages, particularly in the domains of traffic acquisition and notoriety among consumer communities.
It’s all in the algorithmsI
Since a marketplace essentially acts as a dedicated search engine for products, yours will be more likely to appear on the searches of sincerely interested customers than

4 min read WebDevStudios
Development | webdevstudios.com | 11 days ago

Hashing a Custom Taxonomy

When an engineer has amassed a collection of Pokemon cards, what does he do? Build a WordPress-based database site for cataloging it, of course!

Hashing a Custom Taxonomy

Development | webdevstudios.com | 11 days ago

I have a confession. I like Pokémon. It’d really be more accurate to say I never stopped liking it. Sure, there was that point when it wasn’t “cool” anymore and I was too busy trying to be “cool,” but this is the kind of thing that just sticks with me. So, naturally, I’ve built up a collection of Pokémon cards. And what does someone like me do when they have a collection of something?
Build a WordPress-based database site for cataloging it, of course! This is where hashing a custom taxonomy comes into the picture.
My current plan revolves around taking the card information from the third-party Pokémon TCG Developers API and combining it with the pricing information from TCGplayer. This will allow me to store information of not just every card I have, but every version of every card I have. The most common version is the reverse holographic printing (shown below). Other versions, especially rare, powerful cards, can include full-art versions, alternate-art printings, and even rainbow-colored “secret rare” cards.
The trick, however, is that in addition to being collectibles, Pokémon cards are also part of

3 min read Joshua Strebel
Community | pressnomics.com | 6 days ago

#PN6 is a wrap.

PressNomics 6 is over. Note from the organizers and announcement of the new PressNomics podcast.

#PN6 is a wrap.

Community | pressnomics.com | 6 days ago

Sally and I would like to thank all of you that joined us at #PN6 and hope to see those folks again soon that could not make it this year. Another successful PN is in the books. During each event, we do our best to create a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere for our friends and colleagues to come together to learn, collaborate, and relax. Thank you for making possible the $10k contribution (+$5k from an attendee) to the Amphi Foundation who’s mission is a worthy one.
At Pagely, we have been given so much and we try to give back to everyone in the WordPress space by sharing knowledge and stories. This is our birthday month (hooray for 10yrs of managed WordPress hosting) and we’d like to give a bit more. On Sep 18th, we’re opening up our bottle, shirt, and hoodie warehouse to all (while supplies last). Be sure to let your coworkers know that they can get a piece of the action even though they weren’t at Pressnomics. Swag Request.
The PressNomics Podcast is live. Please give a listen and subscribe. New episodes each week.
Ep1: Jake Goldman and Zach Brown of 10up. How to manage remote employees and serve major brands like ESPN, Microsoft, TechCrunch & Google
Ep2:

2 min read JS Morisset
Community | surniaulula.com | 4 days ago

Google Limits ‘aggregateRating’ and ‘review’ Properties

Google has recently updated their Review snippet structured data guidelines to limit the Schema ‘aggregateRating’ and ‘review’ properties to only a select handful of approved Schema types.

Google Limits ‘aggregateRating’ and ‘review’ Properties

Community | surniaulula.com | 4 days ago

Google has recently updated their Review snippet structured data guidelines to limit the Schema ‘aggregateRating’ and ‘review’ properties to only a select handful of approved Schema types. The upcoming release of the WPSSO JSON v2.10.0 add-on will follow these new Review snippet structured data guidelines, instead of conforming to the official Schema standard, as the current version does.
If you notice a “not a known valid target type for the itemReviewed property” error in Google structured data validator results, the ‘aggregateRating’ and/or ‘review’ may be included in a non-approved Schema type.
The official Schema standard provides ‘aggregateRating’ and ‘review’ properties for these Schema types (and all their sub-types):
Brand
CreativeWork
Event
Offer
Organization
Place
Product
Service
After revising their Review snippet structured data guidelines, Google’s structured data validator now allows ‘aggregateRating’ and ‘review’ properties only for these Schema types:
Book
Course
Event
HowTo (includes the Recipe sub-type)
LocalBusiness
Movie
Product
SoftwareApplication
And

Community | mywptips.com | 4 days ago

Top 3 Live Chat Plugins for WordPress

Whether you are about to launch your site, or you already have a successful one, you are probably well aware of the fact that one site serves different purposes. One of the primary aims is to inform visitors about the products or services you’re offering.

Top 3 Live Chat Plugins for WordPress

Community | mywptips.com | 4 days ago

Whether you are about to launch your website, or you already have a successful one, you are probably well aware of the fact that one site serves different purposes. One of the primary aims is to inform visitors about the products or services you’re offering. One way to do this is to put all of your content out there for your visitors to read. Going through page after page of explanations and descriptions can be a bit (understatement) tedious. To avoid that, the best you can do is to add a live chat option. With it, your customers can get answers to specific questions, which will better the chances of conversion.
Even if that isn’t the ultimate goal, and your website is pretty self-explanatory, a well-arranged live chat will find its purpose. It is an excellent way for you to start a conversation with your potential customers and get your visitors to spend more time on your website.
Why should you use live chat?
A well-built live chat will serve as a convenient way for your audience to clear any doubts and gather useful information about your services and products. It is a terrific tool that will help you form trustworthy relationships with your customers. Your customers

1 min read WebDevStudios
Plugins | maintainn.com | 6 days ago

Why Migrate Guru Is the Right Tool for Your WordPress Migration - WordPress Support Services by Maintainn

Looking for a WordPress migration tool for your website migration? Read this and learn about why Migrate Guru just might be the right solution.

Why Migrate Guru Is the Right Tool for Your WordPress Migration - WordPress Support Services by Maintainn

Plugins | maintainn.com | 6 days ago

Founded in 2012, Maintainn is owned and operated by WebDevStudios. Our mission at Maintainn is simple – to ensure your success! Maintainn takes the burden of maintaining your website off your hands by providing you with safe and reliable WordPress maintenance and support. Partner with us so you never have to worry about your website again.

18 min read Tom Zsomborgi
Tutorials | kinsta.com | 7 days ago

WordPress Hacked: What to Do When Your Site Is in Trouble

Before you panic, think again and consider all the options you have. There are several ways to clean the site and strengthen your security to prevent future incidents.

WordPress Hacked: What to Do When Your Site Is in Trouble

Tutorials | kinsta.com | 7 days ago

WordPress site hacked. If it happens to you, it’s tempting to panic. In this post, I’ll help you identify if your site has been hacked, take you through steps to clean your site and help you make it more secure. Finally, I’ll give you some tips to prevent your WordPress site from being hacked again in the future. Specifically, I’m going to cover:
Ready? Take a deep breath, and let’s get started.
WordPress Hacked: Signs Your WordPress Site Is at Risk
Your WordPress site isn’t behaving as it should do. But how do you know that problem is due to a hack? Let’s take a look at some of the signs that your site has been hacked:
You can’t log in.
Your site has changed without you having done anything (for example, the homepage has been replaced by a static page or new content has been added).
Your site is redirecting to another site.
When you or other users try to access your site, you get a warning in your browser.
When you search for your site, Google gives a warning that it may have been hacked.
You’ve received a notification from your security plugin of a breach or an unexpected change.
Your hosting provider has warned you about unusual

13 min read Danial Wilson
Community | wpblogdesigner.net | 5 days ago

Travel Blogging Tips: Become Successful Travel Blogger

Want to become a professional travel blogger? Make your travel blog popular with these successful travel blogging tips. Read now.

Travel Blogging Tips: Become Successful Travel Blogger

Community | wpblogdesigner.net | 5 days ago

The world has so much to show, the desert, the oceans, the mountains, the forest. All the biomes in the world have their purpose and beauty. Setting sail to one of these locations is probably a common dream of many. Who doesn’t like a change of pace in their daily routine? Some read about such places to know more, some enjoy these amazing places then return to their normal lifestyle. There is another type who wants to make traveling their professional career. A smart way to make it a profession is to become a successful travel blogger. Blogging is a demanding business as you have to be active, diligent, and consistent almost as much as a businessman. When travel blogging is considered the same situation becomes even more of a difficult task.
It is a difficult road, yet it is possible to become a successful travel blogger. If you are planning on starting your own travel blog, you have landed on the right page.
You can start your travel blogging journey easily, but the challenge is to keep it going. But rest assured, with the tips mentioned here, it will be much easier for you to start your travel blog and keep it going and to become a successful travel blogger.
All the tips mentioned

11 min read Web News Insider
Community | themecircle.net | 7 days ago

Which Stats Should You Follow for Guest Posting?

Not all of the gorgeous websites you see online deserve your guest post. Here are behind the scene's stats to follow, and the tools you need to do so, to pick the right ones.

Which Stats Should You Follow for Guest Posting?

Community | themecircle.net | 7 days ago

Getting new visitors, readers, and customers is a tough job. It is also a continuous one, as you have to keep working on it to get people to know about you. If you just have a website, and you are doing nothing to promote it, it will be sad and lonely. There are many things you could do to improve the number of your visitors and the traffic you receive. What are the best ways to do this?
There are many tips and tricks to do this, and if you have tried any of these, you might have gotten overwhelmed. That is very understandable. Still considering how important getting new visitors, readers, and customers is, giving each and every one of these tricks a try might not be a bad idea.
Still, you will be handling a lot of this for your website yourself, so you might think twice about that. You have tried to figure out which one will bring the most to the table, without costing you an arm and a leg, both in terms of money and the time you have to put in. Figuring out what to do when it comes to Social Media, On-Page SEO, and all the other ways to promote your blog takes time.
So, have you ever tried guest posting? Don’t frown; it is easy to see why it might seem counterproductive at first.

10 min read Web News Insider
Community | gmapswidget.com | 12 days ago

8 Free Google Tools Every WordPress User Should Use

If you’re running a WordPress website, Google services are especially indispensable.

8 Free Google Tools Every WordPress User Should Use

Community | gmapswidget.com | 12 days ago

When it comes to free services that can help your marketing and website optimization, there’s no one better than Google. This all-encompassing service has become so present and integrated into every inch of the Internet that you practically can’t do without it. In this article, we’re presenting the best free Google tools that can significantly benefit you if you’re running a WordPress site.
Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a service that has become a household name for anyone that works on anything online and wants to track the success of their online location.
If you’re in a department that has to do with marketing and sales, you have probably caught sight of your company’s Analytics page. It’s one of the most precious resources of the website’s traffic and visitor behavior. For companies and businesses, Analytics is one of the first sources of statistics and user behavior for their online brand.
If you have your WordPress site, integrating Google Analytics is simply a must if you want to know what users are doing on your website. With it, you can also find out how many are there, what they like, what brought them to you, and about

9 min read Alex Denning
Editorials | convesio.com | 6 days ago

Traditional hosting is hurting WordPress

WordPress powers over 34% of the internet, and “managed WordPress hosting” is now worth multiple billions of dollars – but the WordPress experience for most users is poor. This is the area we need to improve in order to have WordPress relevant in the long term.

Traditional hosting is hurting WordPress

Editorials | convesio.com | 6 days ago

By Tom Fanelli, CEO and Founder, Convesio; 20 years of agency experience I’ve been building websites for 20 years and without a doubt, hosting client sites can be one of the most frustrating things about running an agency when something unexpected goes wrong.
For most agencies, providing hosting is a necessary evil. Clients expect it, and it doesn’t feel right not to offer it. At best, it’s a substantial recurring revenue stream that can support your agency through tough economies and at times when you lose clients. Offering hosting is actually really valuable, giving you stability in a project-based business.
At worst, it can be an easy way to lose time and money.
Over the years, we switched hosts dozens of times. In the early days of the business, we started out with cheap, shared hosting — as you do — and it caused no end of problems. We were plagued with downtime, sites weren’t just slow they were comatose, and trying to migrate from one server to another was like pulling teeth.
If a site was slow on the front-end, it was bad, but it was usually slower on the admin side of things, so backups, editing, installing plugins — all the stuff agencies

Community | wpnewsify.com | 7 days ago

Guide To A Better WordPress Price: Cutting Costs When Building a Site

Did you know that every day more than 600 new WordPress websites pop up? This illustrates WordPress’s dominance in the website and CMS industry. Over 30% of all websites are supported by WordPress

Guide To A Better WordPress Price: Cutting Costs When Building a Site

Community | wpnewsify.com | 7 days ago

Did you know that every day 661 new WordPress websites pop up? This illustrates WordPress’s dominance in the website and CMS industry. Over 30% of all websites are supported by WordPress. You may be aware of the importance of every business running a successful and representative website. However, you may also be aware that once you set up your website and start adding features and functionality, the expenses can start to stack up.
How can you run a successful website without spending more than is necessary? Where can you cut costs without damaging your effectiveness?
If you are interested in getting the best WordPress price possible, check out our in-depth guide below.
1. Web Hosting Costs
WordPress is free! Kind of. Yes, the basic WordPress website construction tools and CMS programs do come without a fee. However, in order to be able to make your website available to others, you will need to employ other services. Web Hosting is the most crucial of these.
There is a huge range of web hosting options available today. The good news is that there is a deal out there to suit every business size. Each company or entrepreneur needs to evaluate their own needs and business plan before

18 min read Danial Wilson
Community | wpblogdesigner.net | 3 days ago

Blogging Vs Instagram: Which is Better for Business Promotion?

Bloggers are also becoming Instagrammers. So which is better from Blogging vs Instagram? Here is the detailed platform comparison to think about.

Blogging Vs Instagram: Which is Better for Business Promotion?

Community | wpblogdesigner.net | 3 days ago

Blogging used to be one of the most preferred platforms for information sharing a few years back. It still is being used a lot and makes up to a big share of information sharing mediums on the internet, but people today are moving towards various alternatives as well. With the advent of social media, people are now hooked on social media platforms, particularly Instagram, which is on the rise these days.
It can be said that blogging is losing its popularity because of these social media platforms. A few years ago, blogging used to be the only source for endorsing any product, writing an elaborate review of that product, sharing thoughts on different subjects between the like-minded people, etc. But now people have multiple platforms to do the same.
For example, Facebook, Twitter, Quora, Instagram, etc. are some of the famous social media platforms that have a large audience base. Talking about Instagram it has given a tough competition to bloggers. The former has a larger audience base as compared to the latter.
Nowadays, bloggers are also becoming Instagrammers. Also, there is a popular term “influencers” on Instagram, which refers to people who have authority in their