By Peter Schaeffer – Nibletz.com – Image: Kidblog.
Using the Kidblog platform, student’s work can be published to the class, to another class across the hall, to the whole school, to the district or to the public. Kidblog has built in moderation tools so teachers can safely publish their student’s work. Teachers monitor all of the activity within a community of authors. Students can even publish to the public at large, but not until the teacher approves it.
By John Hughes/Tips & Tricks – ElegantThemes.com – Image Not Credited.
Copyrights, trademarks, and patents are somewhat complex topics. However, they each can have an effect on the way you run your WordPress site, which makes understanding their basics important. The good news is you don’t need to hit the law books to figure out how each of these elements impacts you. In this article, we’re going to discuss the difference between copyrights, trademarks, and patents, and how WordPress is licensed. Then, we’ll talk about what elements of your site you need to protect and how to do it. Let’s get to work!
By Sig Ueland – PracticalECommerce.com – Image: Bitcoin Calculator.
For WordPress merchants, there are plugins available to add cryptocurrency features to a site. Create a cryptocurrency calculator, add real-time rate charts, determine transaction totals, and more.
Bitcoin Calculator. This plugin allows you to create your own Bitcoin calculator and ticker website supporting 32 currencies with the ability to easily change the default currency, website color scheme, and more.
By Eric Dye – Code.TutsPlus.com – Image Not Credited.
Transform your faithful customers into frequent customers with Easy Digital Downloads – Points and Rewards. Configure and tweak your points program for maximum sales with the many different options included within this Easy Digital Downloads extension for your WordPress site.
By B.J. Keeton – ElegantThemes.com – Image Not Credited.
Sometimes bad things happen to good websites. And one of the worst things that can happen to your website is that your posts go poof. Never fear, Divi Nation, that’s not nearly as hard (or as complicated) as it sounds. WordPress is set up to make this process as painless as it can be. Think about WordPress database recovery as stubbing your toe, while other software’s db recovery options are more like breaking your toe.
By Kinsta.com – Image Not Credited.
The real revolution started with the WordPress page builder–an impressive addition to WordPress that turned designing into a more visual procedure. Web developers can now manufacture more sites in a fraction of the time (making way for more customers and money). In addition, the beginners and startups out there don’t have to rely on a pricey developer, because they can construct a website with drag and drop elements for items like carousels, images, videos, columns, product galleries, portfolios, and more.
By Nick Giallourakis – FolioMag.com – Image Not Credited.
One example of repurposing content is taking a static PDF white paper and then creating an interactive microsite with WordPress (small on hard costs). The content is exactly the same, but the presentation is completely different. The white paper could be something the client had created and was promoting to their database, but can now be used in a different way to be promoted to the target segment within the media company’s audience.
By Aleh Barysevich – MarketingProfs.com – Image Not Credited.
Keeping up with Google’s algorithms is a full-time job. In the past year it’s cracked down on ad-heavy content (Fred), shaken up local search results (Possum), and completely changed how websites are indexed (mobile-first indexing). If you forgot to tend to your technical SEO while you were busy surviving Google algorithm updates, I could hardly blame you. Fortunately, there’s no time like the present to double-check your site health and conduct an SEO audit.
By Greg Hoffman – PracticalEcommerce.com – Image Not Credited.
WP Engine’s program is exclusive to the ShareASale network. According to a ShareASale representative, the WP Engine program is in the top 1 percent on that network, with more than 21,000 approved publishers. The program gained popularity by offering minimum payouts to affiliates of at least $200 per sale or 100 percent of the first month’s payment, whichever is higher. The single highest commission to date is $11,000.
By TNW Deals – TheNextWeb.com – Image Not Credited.
WordPress is the content management system that runs almost 60 percent of the world’s web pages, so dive into nine courses, each offering a different piece toward you creating for the web at a premier level.