Daniela is an avid WordPress user and fan. A digital marketing professional by nature, she is keen to share her thoughts and ideas on how to get the most out of WordPress.
There are multiple aspects within your WordPress website that contribute to the overall user experience. Forms are, most certainly, an integral part to this. A form presents one of the best opportunities to collect valuable data from visitors or customers, so taking the time to put together an easy to fill, logical and sensible form, can to wonders to your conversion rate.
Successful American businessman, Bo Bennett, is quoted as saying that “affiliate marketing has made businesses millions and ordinary people millionaires”.
And it’s not difficult to see why. For those who are quite new to affiliate marketing, this is a type of performance-based marketing. It all starts with the affiliate, anyone who owns a website or a blog, referring traffic to a business, usually through a review or advertising through banners or images. The affiliate is rewarded, usually through a commission, once an actual purchase is made.
Whilst WordPress themes do make it easy to create and launch new sites, they do bind you to the layout provided – which could be an issue if you would like to differentiate your design or you need to make alterations as your site grows.
Enter page builder plugins, which have been created specifically to address this issue. They provide you with control over your theme design, in the process allowing you to create beautiful looking websites, whilst delivering additional functionality.
It has been said that RSS is a kind of glue that binds web content, social networks and media together. And it’s easy to see why. Also referred to as Rich Site Summary, or Really Simple Syndication, RSS is a protocol that allows people to share and read content without having to regularly visit a website to see what’s new. RSS feeds are automatically generated by blogs, news sources and online publications and are available in a standardised format that makes it simple for readers to access and keep up with their favourite news and updates quickly and easily. In short, subscribing to RSS feeds from established sites is an easy way of gathering valuable content, which can be read at leisure or published and shared on your website.
Designing, maintaining and updating a WordPress app can be hard work – especially if one has limited, or no programming experience. WP App Studio (WPAS) is a WordPress design and development platform (PaaS) that allows users to design and develop their own WordPress plugins without coding in PHP.
WPAS is offered in two tiers, ProDev, the commercial tier, and FreeDev, the free development tier. We will be reviewing ProDev within this article.