The GDPR requires companies and site owners to be transparent about how they collect, use, and share personal data.
I have been in WordPress industry for 8 years now, and if you ask me what the best thing about WordPress is, I’d instantly say it’s the culture.
A product’s users and their experience-based feedback can reveal more about the quality and the relevancy of any given product than that product alone ever could. The question is: Are you, the product creator, making sure to collect usage tracking data about your product, and, are you truly making yourself available to interpret, accept and act upon it?
The most common difficulty that non-profit organizations experience is budget constraint. This primarily results to prioritizing other things and not giving much attention on the necessity to have an appealing and well-designed website.
From its humble beginnings serving as a simple blogging platform to the most popular CMS in existence, WordPress (WP) has come a long way. It is estimated that nowadays, one-quarter of all websites are powered by it. This meteoric rise was fueled by WP’s unparalleled versatility and user-friendliness.
As part of the ‘A Glimpse of the Future’ series, here is another hot feature coming to Jupiter soon. This feature has long been asked by Jupiter users.
WordCamp Europe 2018 was not just a group of talks and workshops from WordPress experts. It was a festival, a community meet up, a cult meeting!
WordPress is undoubtedly one of the most popular content management systems and widely used by amateurs with zero coding experience and professional programmers alike. Contrary to the myth that WordPress is not secure, it is actually as secure as any other site on the web.
The digital space has made it easy for content to make its way to its intended audience. You can just go online and search for the answers you need. Get yourself acquainted with the available platforms and you’ll see that WordPress comes out as a strong player in the industry.
The digital space has paved the way for many ideas to come into existence - all of which make the online experience more memorable.
Okay, we can all agree that it’s important to backup your website to prevent losing your data. After all, there are so many instances such as upgrading your theme, migrating your website data, hacking and security breaches, and more that can make your website vulnerable to losing data.
In this article, I’ll provide some useful tips about how inspect element can be beneficial for your site.
“Never work on a live site!” Perhaps you’ve heard this piece of advice before. Editing websites that are currently running ‘live’ is not the best option, especially when you’re maintaining a stable and professional business.
You know that feeling you get when you and your team have finally found a solution to a problem you’ve been trying to solve for weeks?
Most languages are written left to right (LTR), but some of them including Arabic, Persian and Hebrew are right to left (RTL) languages.
By now you’re probably wanting to step up your SEO game, and if you’ve read our recent article, you know that the Yoast SEO plugin in WordPress is the right way to go about it.
If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably spent days, weeks, maybe even months planning, editing and working on the design of your website. If you’ve meticulously designed your content to fit your style and design, you wouldn’t want to slap your site with a generic Google Map, would you?
Have you ever asked yourself what you wished you knew when you were younger? Sure, some mistakes and challenges were pivotal in becoming who you are today. Though when it comes to your work and aspiring profession, it certainly can’t hurt to get some advice and guidance from other more experienced individuals.
The design and interface of your website are defining factors if a visitor will stay or leave in an instant.
For those of you building a website to reach different audiences that use different languages, this article will aim to help you in increasing your WPML capabilities to speak a language we all appreciate; website performance! But first let’s take a look at the meaning of “Multilingual Website” together.
Your site speed is one of the key factors that contributes to the success of your website. Let’s reiterate that the average attention span of an average user is approximately 8 seconds, which means that you have about 3 to 4 seconds to grab their attention. But, what if your website loads longer than that? Bam! You’ve just lost a potential lead.
WordPress has been marketed as being easy-to-use and learn. And in many ways, it is! Though having worked with WordPress themes for many years now, I’ve seen a pattern of common challenges and problems people encounter. Now working on the Support Team at Artbees, I see firsthand every day what roadblocks you, our customers, are facing and I'm here to help!
When it comes to grabbing your viewer’s attention, the visual design of your WordPress website is arguably more influential than the written content or the service itself. You want it to be love at first sight for everyone that lands on your page, otherwise you’ll lose a lot of leads.
If you're on my email list the first email you're going to get asks a simple question. It asks: What's the thing you're currently struggling with most? What's that thing that's holding your business back that you'd love to do better?
We’ve often poked at our developers and designers to provide tips and tricks that we can share with our users to help them increase the performance of their themes.
WordPress is used by millions of people worldwide from across endless sectors and spectrums of experience and use. One easily overlooked and underestimated part almost every website has is the Contact Form. Think about it---usually, in order to communicate directly with your customers, your website needs a contact form--easy enough, right?
As we began to think about “what’s next for us, and for WordPress?” it was important for us to put ourselves in the shoes of the average user, as opposed to our professional developer experience.
We’ve recently discovered a blind spot of ours. Despite many of our customers being photographers, we haven’t specifically addressed this niche in any of our posts. So we did some digging and started talking with many of our customers who use our themes to showcase their photography asking them a number of questions to better understand what considerations they take into account when building a photography website. Well, when we started going through their responses, boy oh boy, were we surprised.
Being a web or graphic design freelancer can sometimes be a double-edged sword. In one respect, being a freelancer can allow you to get paid to explore your creative passions, give you flexibility in planning when and where you work, and allows you to create your own processes that suite your productivity best. On the flipside, whether you’re working as a freelancing web or graphic designer full-time or in your spare time, there are definitely some challenges you may face.
As many veteran web designers can attest to, the role of the web designer and the client has changed greatly over the last two decades. Ever since the website became the new marketing platform for small and big enterprises alike, people have been scrambling to get their brand and products up on the web.
As a growing nonprofit, community center or organization, your ability to broaden your presence beyond your local region relies almost solely on your website. Understandably you’re most likely strapped for time, money and even manpower to get a sleek and motivating site up and running, but that doesn’t mean you should settle for a second-rate website. Your initiative has an important underlying story driving its mission and an integral way of sharing that story and gaining more momentum in terms of funding and participants is with a website that is informative and inspiring.
In our exclusive interview with Curtis Hays, founder of Curtis Hays Consulting, you may discover that choosing the WordPress theme that you'll use to build your website is as big of a decision as picking a business partner or even tying the knot!
In our one on one interview with BlizzardPress' co-founders Kristen and Trent Blizzard, get two online marketing and web design expert's advice on how to scale your business using the Jupiter WordPress business theme.
As we celebrate final stages of development for the Jupiter V5.0, we are excited to reveal more of what has happened in the core team all the way from the beginning up to the few days before we announce the long-awaited public beta. In the first article ‘The Curious Case of Updating Large WordPress Themes' which began examining the development of the Jupiter V5, Bob discussed the path we took to conceive the Jupiter V5 as a major update to our popular WordPress theme Jupiter. Additionally he elaborated on the problems it could address, why it's important to the product and its community of users and the challenges we could expect during the way.
Striving for simplicity and purity leads to a better usability and a positive user experience. That being said, reaching minimalism in WordPress layouts is a goal every designer should master. Minimalism bring elegance, aim to do more with less and that's where perfection is achieved.
We have already entered an age of services in which capitalism is turning services into commodities not products. The tech industry and digital market are also no exception. The software and internet industry have already begun to change their economics to services based businesses. Take free OS upgrades and apps just as an example. But how is it going to affect WordPress as a popular website building solution?
Some people call templates “soulless work” which is designed for no-one and everyone. It could be true. But I believe a template is a very special product. It is a semi-ready product. A creation that is yet to be done by someone else. It can save users' time dramatically if it is made with precautions and guidelines. Or it can end up being a nightmare and waste of time. At Artbees we are dealing with templates almost everyday. It is our job. Here are some insights to design website templates we have gained at Artbees Themes so far.
Every small business will come to the conclusion at some point that they will need a well-executed rebranding strategy in order to gain voice in the competition and stay in the minds of customers for years. Small business branding encompasses a broad set of techniques. Here we discuss some of the many solutions to achieve an appealing website which is critical for a blooming and growing brand and business.