Everything You Need to Know About WordPress Affiliate Programs – 30+ Affiliate Programs for WordPress, and How to Promote Them (www.codeinwp.com) The WordPress ecosystem has no shortage of great WordPress affiliate programs, but this world can be difficult to navigate, the ethics unclear and the whole setup is uncomfortable for some. How do you navigate through this and find the best proven WordPress affiliate programs, the best ways of managing and the best ways of promoting these?
This post will lift back the curtain on affiliate marketing. We’ll first look at the semantics of affiliate programs and then move on to how you should choose which products to promote, the most effective promotion methods and finally, some of the best programs to join.
Automattic to Renew Efforts on Underscores, Retire Components Starter-Theme Generator (wptavern.com) For the past several months we have received inquiries about Automattic’s open source Underscores starter theme. After six months of no commits to the GitHub repository and pull requests left unanswered, users and contributors were beginning to wonder whether the project was abandoned.
After contacting Automattic to get a status update on Underscores, the company confirmed that it is still an active project but would not explain why it had gone dormant for six months.
Automate your messaging and display relevant content to visitors that gets results. Logic Hop is a free plugin that makes content personalization easy. Are you ready to get personal? Start using Logic Hop today!
Setup a WooCommerce Members-Only store with Paid Member Subscriptions (www.cozmoslabs.com) Whether we’re talking about a private community, closed online course or niche club, a members-only store will help you focus on different groups of customers (based on their subscription), and offer tailor products to a specific group (besides the premium content). In order to add a WooCommerce members-only store to your membership site, we’re going to use two plugins that are beautifully integrated, namely WooCommerce and Paid Member Subscriptions. Using these two plugins together will help you build a WooCommerce members-only store for your community and benefit from several things.
Adding Icon Fonts to WordPress With Better Font Awesome (premium.wpmudev.org) Better Font Awesome is a free WordPress plugin that allows you to automatically integrate the latest version of Font Awesome into your WordPress project. In addition, it comes with accompanying CSS, shortcodes, and a TinyMCE icon shortcode generator.
This plugin boasts a variety of useful features for website owners.
24 Best WordPress Themes for Crowdfunding (www.wpbeginner.com) Are you looking for a WordPress theme for crowdfunding? Many WordPress themes are geared towards corporate or blogging websites and may not be a good fit to help you raise funds for your organization. In this article, we will share some of the best WordPress themes for crowdfunding and fundraising websites.
Craft CMS | Self-Hosted WordPress Alternatives Part 1 (deliciousbrains.com) Some of the frameworks that were available when we first started working with WordPress have matured a lot, and there are some new players on the field that are definitely worth a look. In this series, we’ll be taking a look at some of these platforms and comparing them in several aspects to WordPress.
Since we're looking at this from a development perspective, we’ll be focusing on the self-hosted options, which means that we’ll be leaving out some of the more popular rivals to WordPress like Wix, SquareSpace, and Medium.
To kick this off, we’ll be taking a look at Craft CMS by Pixel & Tonic, a software development team that was behind some of the best add-ons for ExpressionEngine.
4 Easy Steps to Restrict WooCommerce Product Purchase and Shop for Non-Members (www.cozmoslabs.com) If you restrict WooCommerce product purchase for non-members and offer special member prices for products, your members will feel like they’re part of a select club.
Besides great content, not having access to a certain product might trigger a standard user to join in and become a member. Done right, product sales will add to your overall membership site revenue.
It’s a no-brainer why more and more membership site owners consider adding a shop to their website. Below, we’ll look into how to set one up in 4 easy steps.