We continue our exploration of the potential of Toolset, which enables non-coders to build advanced WordPress sites, in combination with any theme or pages builder.
In the previous article in this series, we took an epic journey through the Top 10 directory sites built with Toolset. That most typical type of use, the directory, gave us a sense of the variety of approaches you can take, influenced by the strengths of the theme you choose to use alongside Toolset.
In this thrilling installment, we look at another very common category for advanced WordPress sites, Education. Whether you want your site to provide services to students on your campus, or provide courses online, or sell fake degrees to morons, Toolset will allow you to put together the functionality you need without the expense and trauma of trying to hire a vaguely competent and honest coder.
We are living in a golden age of WordPress. The imminent addition of Gutenberg to WordPress core is a transition that, although there will be some teething problems, will be a quantum leap forward in design flexibility.
Meanwhile, a healthy array of page building plugins are all competing to provide the best set of tools to enable users without any coding skills to produce increasingly advanced WordPress sites.
Toolset is one of the most popular, providing an entire set of plugins, each providing a different type of functionality you will need when creating advanced sites. I describe the entire set of Toolset components in another article here, Toolset – Now Everyone is a WordPress Developer.
If you find yourself surrounded by strange people who keep monotonously repeating the phrase “Custom Post Types”, don’t panic. You have stumbled across a gathering of WordPress developers and, as long as you do not make any sudden movements, you will be perfectly safe. This ancient tribe has many strange customs: Custom Taxonomies, Custom Fields and, as you’ve already noticed, the most sacred custom of all, Custom Post Types.
As mysterious as Custom Post Types may sound, it is entirely possible for you to master them, along with all the other impressive-sounding technologies that magically expand what you can achieve with WordPress, without even needing to learn how to code.
Clients always need advanced and highly specific features for their sites. Developing every single functionality required by clients from scratch and customizing it to meet their preferences can be time-consuming. Toolset enables you to address your users’ needs (whether beginner or advanced) easily, reducing your work while increasing your sales. I bet you get questions like these from your clients: How do I disable the sidebars for my archive? How do I design custom templates? How do I use a different layout for all items belonging to a custom type? How do I design a custom WooCommerce single-product template? Can…
When maintaining and marketing a WordPress site, the right tools can save you a ton of time and stress. In this post we’ve collected the best tools website owners will be using in 2017.
WordPress is quickly becoming the CMS of choice for colleges and universities. From WPCampus (the first conference specifically dedicated to WordPress in higher education) to WordCamp tracks devoted to higher ed, it’s easy to see how the community has embraced the unique needs of the higher education community.
How can you leverage the power of WordPress for your own institution? We’ve pulled together a massive list of resources to help you out.
The end of December usually means we’re going to see many blog posts about New Year’s resolutions and year reviews all around the web. Of particular interest to me are the reviews pertaining to people in the WordPress community.
Thankfully, we are blessed with being part of a a very open and transparent community. A good number of developers not only tell us how their business has fared but some of them even share their numbers for full disclosure. These posts are hugely inspirational for those who are just starting off or thinking about starting a WordPress business.
Remember Views? It’s the plugin that lets you build complex WordPress sites without coding.
Over the last two years, Views has evolved from very basic functionality to a rich package, loaded with features. Unfortunately, this parade of features has led to a complex GUI. For a plugin that aims to help rapid website development, a complex GUI is the last thing you need.
And so, we’re happy to introduce Views 1.3, with just one goal in mind – usability.
Many themes come with their own sliders. There are also great plugins that create slides out of anything. Still, in many cases, creating your own slider is the best solution. I’ll show how you can create your own sliders out of any WordPress content and display them anywhere in your site, using Toolset plugins.