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2016 WordPress Website Maintenance Survey (managewp.com) Website maintenance is quickly becoming the next logical step for WordPress professionals around the globe. If you stick to just building websites, once you stop coding, you stop eating. By setting up a website maintenance service you’re getting paid even while away from your computer. But how much money should you charge? What tools are the best? Do you need multiple tiers? Scope of service? Let’s find out.
Draw Attention is the #1 WordPress plugin for creating interactive images. Easily build maps, floor plans, feature tours, and more!
WP Offload S3 1.2 Released (deliciousbrains.com) After nearly 6 months of development we're pleased to announce the release of WP Offload S3 1.2. In this iteration of the plugin we have made some significant under-the-hood improvements, which fundamentally changes how S3 URLs are handled. These changes should make WP Offload S3 more reliable and less of a burden on server resources.
3 Killer WordPress Portfolio Tweaks to Make Your Site Awesome (themeisle.com) A great portfolio should meet three simple criteria – it should put the focus on your work, introduce yourself to prospective clients, and remain simple to navigate. Fortunately, all three are easy to achieve when using WordPress.
In this post, we’ve selected three live examples of stunning portfolios, and here we’ll teach you how to replicate some of their design tricks. Let’s dive in and look through these WordPress portfolio tweaks together
Prestige Hotel WordPress Theme (www.hermesthemes.com) Prestige is a modern and responsive WordPress theme designed for hotels, resorts, boutique B&Bs, guesthouses, etc. This theme lets you easily create a professional website at a fraction of the usual cost. Impress your visitors with beautiful photography and a clean layout.
The powerful Live Customizer lets you create unlimited combinations of styles, fonts and colors.
This theme can also be used for websites of hotel chains, as its structure makes it easy to display information about multiple properties.
How to Add Facebook Open Graph Meta Tags to WordPress Themes (premium.wpmudev.org) When you’re doing social networking the right way for your website it can bring huge amounts of traffic. Social is all about the visuals so if you want to make your content work well you need to use all the right visual cues.
But how do you make sure the right imagery – the imagery you want – is being used? How can you be in control when your content is shared, rather than let your social network of choice choose an image at random for you?
4 Tips for Creating a Website for Your Hotel or Restaurant (blog.weglot.com) WordPress – our Content Management System (CMS) of choice – has all the tools you need to create a stunning website that meets your global business needs.
This article will offer four tips on how to get started with creating your hotel or restaurant website. We’ll look at the most important factors to take into account, and offer some suggestions for themes and plugins along the way.