By Eric Karkovack – WebDesign.TutsPlus.com – Image Not Credited.
Image: Facebook Live Chat for WordPress
Once we’ve provided the basics, it’s time to think about adding more advanced touches that bring an even higher level of convenience. The idea is to provide functionality that is both easy to use and highly useful. This is an area where WordPress really stands out. In fact, the whole basis of most WordPress plugins is to add user-friendliness in one form or another. As a web designer or site owner, you are literally just a couple of clicks away from adding features that will positively impact the user experience.
By ChrisPentago – tech.co – Image: ChrisPentago.
One blogging platform that has grown historically over the years and has become the epitome of open source project is WordPress. Developed by Matt Mullenweg in 2003, WordPress hosts millions of sites and hosts thousands of developers working on their backend. Their entire package is free to download and pretty simple to install. For developers interested in building WP themes and plugins, WordPress offers links and tutorials. WordPress also offers an amazing amount of free plugins for all of its users to enjoy.
By Darcy Wheeler – WPEngine.com – Image Not Credited.
Welcome to “Plugged In” where we take an in-depth look at WordPress plugins in various categories. This week we dig deeper into the best plugins for managing user roles in WordPress. Managing user roles is important to the security of your site, as it can help you allow or disallow which tasks a user can act on.
By default, WordPress comes with five predefined user roles:
By Chris Carfi – GoDaddy – Photo GoDaddy
WordPress is the most powerful website builder available, providing its users with a seemingly endless number of features and designs that enable you to make your site as simple or complicated as you’d like.
But, with all of these options, how do you know which combination will not only attract more visitors, but keep them coming back?
The top-performing WordPress sites, it turns out, have something in common — and it’s not their use of specific plugins. So, what is it that truly sets successful WordPress websites apart from the rest?