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Lindsay Liedke

Lindsay is a freelance writer who loves all things WordPress. When she is not writing she can be found spending family time with her son and two silly nephews.

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A Deeper Look at the User Management Plugin User Insights

Understanding how your visitors navigate your website and interact with your content is vital for optimizing site performance and conversions. In fact, by knowing what your visitors are up to on the daily can help you can better convert those same visitors into leads, sales, and loyal repeat customers.

Trying to sift through all of the data your WordPress website generates can be confusing and overwhelming. Especially if you do not know where to start. However, by educating yourself on what to look for, you can use that information to get on the path to success.

That’s why today we are going to further discuss the exceptional User Insights plugin and see what awesome features are included to help you make sense of your WordPress user data.

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How to Create a WordPress Staging Site

As your WordPress website grows, your career begins to take off, and your sales increase, you might begin to wonder whether editing every element of your website live is a good idea.

And the truth is it isn’t worth the risk.

 Most website owners have made the mistake of updating even a small change on their live website only to have everything come crashing down. Oftentimes, the following result is the dreaded “white screen of death”.

Today we will discuss the various ways to set up a WordPress staging site in order to protect yourself from accidentally crashing your own website. This way, you can easily test your website changes without turning your website’s screen white, losing readers, and ultimately dooming sales as you clean up the mess made from clicking on a single button.

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7 Awesome WordPress Curation Themes for Collecting and Sharing the Best Content Available

Content curation is a hot topic these days. With the abundance of information available on the internet, people simply do not have the time to search and browse everything they want to read. Instead, people want all of it in one convenient location ready for them to explore without the hassle of scouring the internet.

In short, your website visitors want to be told what is worth reading and sharing.  That’s why content curation is such a useful tactic.

Today we will look at what content curation is, the best WordPress plugin for building an RSS feed curation website, and the top WordPress themes to complement the delivery of information to your loyal followers.

How to Create a Drudge Report Clone Using WP-Drudge

Here at WP Mayor we have expressed the importance of content aggregation and curation for establishing your website as a go-to resource for breaking news in your niche. In fact, we have even shared with you some of the best aggregator themes for WordPress so you can set your website up to become one of the best news sites around.

However today we are going to get into specifics. Today we are going to show you how to set up a Drudge Report clone on your WordPress website using the premium WP-Drudge WordPress theme.

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8 WordPress Social Networking Themes for Building a Community Website

Social media is critical for any business owner that has a WordPress website. Especially when aiming to build a bigger following, boost online sales, and establish yourself as an authority. However, the problem is many website owners fail to utilize social media to its fullest.

To capitalize on the power of social media networks, you should aim to integrate social media into all aspects of your website. However, that’s not enough. The combination of web design, content, and social media interactions should go together seamlessly.

Today we are going to share with you a handful of some of the best WordPress social networking themes on the market today. This way you can open up your own form of social networking right on your own website.

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WooCommerce Subscriptions: An Insider’s Look At eCommerce Subscription Plans

Nowadays, consumer-buying habits are trending towards hassle free shopping experiences. This means less brick-and-mortar store shopping, and much more online shopping.

In response, many website owners are opening up eCommerce shops to sell products to their followers, are marketing to new customers across the internet, and are trying to build international brands for the ultimate success story. More so, website owners are looking to break into the world of online commerce subscription plans to boost revenue and create a consistent flow of income.

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8 Time Saving WordPress Social Automation Plugins for Sharing Your Content

As a website owner, you and I both know that maintaining a strong social media presence is essential to success. In fact, utilizing the power of social media is one of the best ways to get your content noticed and shared across multiple platforms. Not only does this increase your brand’s exposure, it helps you build a bigger email list, and converts more site visitors into loyal customers.

And, thanks to the boom in development of WordPress social automation plugins, there is a whole host of solutions available for those who want to promote their content better on social media. In fact, these plugins are so convenient, they actually automate the process for you.

Here are 8 of the best WordPress plugins available today that are designed for social media automation. This way all of your valuable content is shared automatically to social media platforms that your target audience visits regularly.

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Selling Digital Products with Easy Digital Downloads

Selling both physical and digital products online via an eCommerce platform on WordPress is relatively easy. In fact, we have shared with you in the past how to go about setting up shop using the popular WooCommerce plugin, how to boost the functionality of your shop with this exhaustive list of free WooCommerce plugins, and have even shown you how to make your shop multilingual to reach a wider audience.

But what if you only want to sell digital items in your eCommerce shop?

Well, today I am going to show you how to do just that using the Easy Digital Downloads plugin.

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Receiptful Review: Supercharge Your Emails to Boost Online Sales

People that have already purchased from you are most likely to purchase from you again in the future.  In fact, loyal customers are often worth up to ten times as much as their original purchase. And, capitalizing on this fact can be as easy as boosting your communication with current customers using WooCommerce’s newest product – Receiptful.

Here at WP Mayor we have shown you ways to increase revenue via affiliate marketing.  We have also shared our thoughts on the best available eCommerce plugins for your online shop, as well as the top WooCommerce themes supporting the popular WooCommerce plugin.

However, today we are going to show you an even better way to drive revenue using nothing more than what you already have: an email and a customer. Oh, and of course the Receiptful plugin. You need that too!

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eCommerce Shop Building: WooCommmerce vs Shopify vs Wix

In recent years eCommerce stores have become very popular making the Internet a crowded – and competitive – marketplace.

Because of this, it is no wonder eCommerce store solutions designed to help your build the perfect online shop are popping up all over the place.

Well luckily for you, today we will be taking a look at three of the most popular and best eCommerce store solutions available for WordPress today to help you make an informed decision. We will compare the eCommerce platforms WooCommerce, Shopify, and Wix so that when it comes time for you to build your online shop you don’t struggle so much with the first step.

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Creating a Multilingual Website Using WPML

Creating a multilingual website is now easier than ever. Thanks to the improving WordPress core and some well-developed WordPress plugins you now have help with managing your translated content. With very little effort, and a whole lot of added functionality, you can now share your content with readers from all around the world in the language they are most comfortable with.

There are plenty of great free WordPress plugins on the market that can assist you with creating a multilingual website. However, today we are going to focus on the best plugin choice available: WPML. Though a premium plugin, you will see that it quickly pays for itself with its vast array of features.

That being said, let’s look at how you can create a multilingual website using WPML.

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Expand Your Website’s Global Reach with a Multilingual Plugin

Creating killer content, optimizing your website, becoming mobile-friendly, and marketing the right audience is not always enough. You might be missing out on a lot of visitors by not making your website multilingual.  Luckily, there are plenty of great (and affordable) WordPress plugins on the market that can help you make your site multilingual.

That being said, let’s take a look at a wide variety of WordPress plugins that can help you manage your translated content.

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