The Author

Randy A. Brown

Randy A. Brown is a freelance writer from east TN specializing in WordPress and eCommerce. He's a longtime WordPress enthusiast and loves learning new things and sharing information with others. If he's not writing or reading, he's probably playing guitar. You can contact Randy at Follow him on Twitter: @randyabrown

Articles written by Randy A. Brown

ManageWP Orion – Manage Multiple WordPress Websites from a Single Dashboard

ManageWP Orion is an update to ManageWP Classic. It’s a WordPress management service that simplifies management of multiple WordPress websites from a single dashboard. You don’t have to login to each website individually. You can perform all of the daily, weekly, and monthly tasks for multiple websites at the same time from the same location.

wpDataTables – A Look at its Updated Features

wpDataTables is a data manager plugin that lets you add charts, spreadsheets, and tables to your content without having to code. You can easily create tables manually, automatically using your own data, or by importing data from your own data sources.

ACF-VC Integrator Review

ACF-VC Integrator is a plugin that adds an element to the ultra-popular Visual Composer allowing it to display fields created with the Advanced Custom Fields plugin.

ThreeWP Broadcast – a Networking Sharing Plugin Review

Multisites allow you to share plugins and themes, and perform some administration tasks, but the multisite network doesn’t share content. For that you need a plugin such as Broadcast. Broadcast is a network content syndication and post sharing plugin that allows you to share content automatically between multisite blogs.

Anti-Spam by CleanTalk: A Look at the SpamFireWall

CleanTalk has released some new features since WPMayor’s original review. One particularly interesting feature is the SpamFireWall. For this review I took SpamFireWall for a spin. Here are my thoughts on using it and the benefits it can offer.

Envira Gallery – New Features Review

The Envira Gallery plugin, while still remaining true to its goal of speed, simplicity, and efficiency, has a lots of new features and addons. The features that have been added are the most requested, so they’re not just adding something that might or might not be used. This helps keep the plugin light while providing features that users want. In this review I’ll take a look at the new addons.

Shop Isle – A Free eCommerce Theme Review

Shop Isle is a free WordPress theme from Themeisle that was developed with eCommerce in mind. It has a modern and clean layout that includes more features than I ever expected to see with a free theme. It has sections with parallax scroll, a full screen slider, a home page, page templates, animation, icons, back to top button, a curtain style menu with animation, and more. It’s fully responsive so it will look and work perfectly on any screen size and device including desktop, mobile, and tablets. It’s localization ready so you can use it with any language.

How to Use RSS in WordPress

One of the benefits of WordPress is it has RSS built in. RSS (Really Simple Syndication, or Rich Site Summary) is an easy way to syndicate content, which is published as feeds, and make it easy for that content to be consumed online and through RSS readers.

A Look at Hosting Facts – the Hosting Review Website

Choosing a host can be difficult and challenging task. There are lots of hosts to choose from and it can be difficult determining their pros and cons. It’s hard to get unbiased reviews because there are a lot of reviews that want you to buy a product or service through their affiliate link. They tell the good, but not the bad.