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What Will WordPress Be Like In Next 10 Years? (torquemag.io) Recently, a seemingly endless debate has commenced around the future of WordPress. Having built many complex responsive and CMS-based websites with complete strategy, wireframing, design, and development, we now have the familiarity and understanding of WordPress to predict what it might be like in the next 10 years.
Welcome to “Changing Lives”, Freelancing Stories From WordPress Experts (codeable.io) All WordPress professionals who decided to work with us and made it through our screening process, aren't just users to us. They're our inner engine that keeps us moving forward, they're our voice when we're not talking, they're our daily co-workers we've been growing beside ever since. And they'll no longer be "just" a portfolio, and a profile page, they'll be sharing their personal stories with the world.
WordPress Plugins: How Many is Too Many? (premium.wpmudev.org) Is it possible to install too many plugins? And if so, how many is too many? What kind of harm, if any, can an excessive plugin addiction cause to your website? How should you go about choosing the right types of plugins for your site?
In this post, we're going to answer those pressing questions.
Total Theme Review: The Best WordPress Multi-Purpose Theme? (wplift.com) Today we are looking at the Total Theme, created by AJ Clark from WPExplorer. This is his flag-ship multi-purpose WordPress theme which boasts over 11k sales on ThemeForest and a star rating of 4.82 out of 5. AJ has been around in the WordPress community for years now and is famous for releasing some great quality free themes on WPExplorer and also a number of premium themes on ThemeForest, AuthenticThemes and CreativeMarket.
Monstroid WordPress Theme Giveaway (www.cloudways.com) Keeping abreast of the trend and taking into consideration current demands of the web audience, TemplateMonster has released Monstroid. If you have wanted to obtain the theme but for some reason couldn’t afford it, today you have a great opportunity to grab it for FREE. (The giveaway is at the end of the review.)
10 Tips to Help You SEO a WordPress Post (www.wpzoom.com) Although there are SEO plugins available (more on that later), most tools you need for good optimization are built right in to the core of WordPress itself. And some things you should do don’t require any tools at all, just a little knowledge.
Below we’ll go over the 10 most import tips to remember when optimizing a post.