6 Best Slider Plugins for WordPress Compared

If you’re in the market for a slider plugin for WordPress then I really don’t envy you. And don’t get me wrong, it’s not like I have anything against sliders, I don’t. It’s just that picking the best slider plugins is much like picking the best car. There’s just wayyyy too many options out there. (more…)

10+ Best News WordPress Themes for 2017

If you want to make your news website unique and reader-friendly, some optimized news WordPress themes will come handy. The main goal of a news site is always to put sufficient focus on the content that’s being presented, and at the same time, not to be overly flashy with its own design. (more…)

Transparency Report #21 – The Good, the Bad, and the … Illegal?

Welcome to the 21st edition of our monthly transparency report (for October 2016). In the series, I discuss various aspects of running a WordPress business. I try to give you the back story behind our strategies, what’s going on right now, and what we have in store next. Check it out if you want to see what’s been happening behind the scenes at CodeinWP, ThemeIsle, and Revive.Social. Click here to see the previous reports. (more…)

WordPress Black Friday Deals 2016 (and Cyber Monday)

The international day of discounts is nearly upon us! Of course, I’m talking about Black Friday (and then Cyber Monday)!

Why not start the craze right now? Today marks the official launch of our annual roundup of Black Friday deals and discounts for everything WordPress-related. (more…)

Divi vs Avada vs X Theme: Ultimate Comparison … Which Is Best When Building Sites for Clients

This is an in-depth comparison of Divi vs Avada vs X Theme – what you’ll learn here is which of the three is the optimal solution for building client websites (or feature-rich websites of your own too).
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[Latest] Starter Content Now Allowed in WordPress.org Themes

Okay, not “now” … more like “soon.” And it’s not only about WordPress.org themes either. (more…)

October 2016 WordPress News – This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP

 This is the October 2016 edition of This Month in WordPress with CodeinWP. 

There’s been a lot of interesting things going on in the WordPress community lately, and especially in just the last couple of days. It’s not often that WordPress breaks into the “mainstream” of online news platforms, but this month we had something happen that did receive a wider coverage. (more…)

WordPress Support Tools Compared: Freshdesk vs Awesome Support vs WP Support Plus vs Help Scout

Some WordPress operations prioritize things like search engine optimization and improving conversion rates while neglecting the well-being of their existing customer base, but this can be a costly mistake… If you want to avoid making this mistake, the answer is to deliver exceptional customer support, and we want to help you do this by introducing some of the best WordPress support tools. (more…)

10+ Best Free Magazine WordPress Themes for 2016

Magazine websites are very popular these days, and best of all, you can launch them all on your own … you just need to get yourself one of the quality and preferably free magazine WordPress themes.

In order to succeed, an online magazine needs to deliver quality content and adapt to the current social and marketing trends. A good theme will help you make that happen and give you the technical grounds to build your publication’s online presence. (more…)

Why Your WordPress Site Should Have Sticky UI Elements, and How to Create Them

 This contribution on sticky UI elements in WordPress is by Lexie Lu. 
There are some mixed feelings when it comes to sticky UI elements. Some say that they — which can include everything from social media sharing options to company information — make for a bad user experience. However, even the detractors concede that these can be highly effective design choices when done right. (more…)