SlideHunter: From Blog to WordPress Membership Site with 150.000+ Users [Case Study] (www.cozmoslabs.com) SlideHunter is a free online resource that offers PowerPoint templates. Their website was born after the founder got frustrated about the backgrounds available and decided to change something. The business has started as a blog with a freemium strategy so they could offer free slide designs for everyone. Let’s take a short rocket ride to see how SlideHunter, the online resource for PowerPoint templates went from a simple blog to WordPress membership site, with a subscription base of over 150.000 users.
Free WordPress Hosting: Is It Worth It? Data Gives Us the Answer (www.codeinwp.com) First off, let’s try answering the most pressing question: Where’s the money made with free WordPress hosting platforms?
We think we can all agree – with 100% certainty – that even though the servers are free, the money still has to be made somewhere, somehow.
Hosting is expensive business, no matter how you approach it, and even more so if you’re not collecting any payments up front.
Therefore, where does the money come in to make all this worthwhile for the host?
NRKbeta Open Sources Comment Quiz Plugin for WordPress (wptavern.com) NRKbeta, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation’s media and technology site, is experimenting with a new way of keeping comments on topic. A new plugin on the WordPress-powered site aims to ensure commenters have read the article by requiring them to complete a short, three-question quiz before opening the comment form. Visitors who get the questions wrong cannot contribute to the discussion.
20+ Best Ad Management Plugins for WordPress in 2017 (www.wpexplorer.com) Today we’re going to look at some of the best ad-management plugins for WordPress. Ads help you make money from your website. That’s a no-brainer. However, not all bloggers prefer to display Google Ads in their website. Some prefer selling ad spaces in their site, while others go for sponsored posts.
Whatever the case, the following plugins can help.
Divi vs Avada - Which of these WordPress themes is best? (2017) (www.dart-creations.com) If you've been thinking about setting up a WordPress theme with a premium theme, you've surely come across two major themes, Divi and Avada.
Avada is the best-selling WordPress Theme on ThemeForest, with over 297,000 sales at the moment. Divi, on the other hand, is the most flexible theme from Elegant Themes - it also has a huge number of customers – over 285,000 at the time of writing.
Anyone who wants to apply a multi-purpose theme to their WordPress site will wonder: which one?
5 Best Ways to Monitor WordPress Activity via the Dashboard (www.elegantthemes.com) How much do you know about what happens on your WordPress site? If someone was trying to brute force your password, would you know? If one of your contributors edited an old post, could you tell? Unfortunately, there’s no way to monitor WordPress activity out of the box.
So if you want to monitor what’s happening on your WordPress site, you’ll need a little help. And that’s what this post is going to do.
12 WooCommerce Extensions to Level Up Your E-Commerce Store (themeisle.com) Similarly to its parent Content Management System (WordPress), WooCommerce boasts plenty of killer extensions. The trick lies in finding the right ones without wasting too much money in the process.
Instead of letting you do all the heavy lifting, we’ve put our heads together and came up with a list of 12 must-have WooCommerce extensions.