Getting Started with the Figma WordPress Design Library

Created by James Koster, (@jameskoster) As the name suggests, the WordPress Design Library is a library of WordPress design assets, enabling anyone to quickly create design prototypes for WordPress UI in Figma. These tools are useful for designers when creating new UI and for anyone looking to contribute ideas, enhancements, or even solutions to bug […]

Getting Started : Automated WordPress Installation

Although WordPress is very easy to install, you can use one of the one-click autoinstallers typically available from hosting companies. The most popular autoinstallers, WordPress Toolkit, Cloudron, Fantastico, Installatron, and Softaculous are described here. Plesk WordPress Toolkit The WordPress Toolkit helps Plesk users install and manage WordPress. It gives you two installation options: Quick (recommended) – a quick, three-click option delivering a […]

Getting Started : Common WordPress Installation Problems

The following are some of the most common installation problems. For more information and troubleshooting for problems with your WordPress installation, check out FAQ Installation and FAQ Troubleshooting. I see a directory listing rather than a web page. The web server needs to be told to view index.php by default. In Apache, use the DirectoryIndex index.php directive. The simplest option is to […]

Getting Started : Famous 5-Minute WordPress Installation

Here’s the quick version of the instructions for those who are already comfortable with performing such installations. More detailed instructions follow. If you are not comfortable with renaming files, step 3 is optional and you can skip it as the install program will create the wp-config.php file for you. Download and unzip the WordPress package if you haven’t already. […]

Getting Started : Installing WordPress

Things to Know Before Installing WordPress Before you begin the install, there are a few things you need to have and do. These are: Access to your web server (via FTP or shell) Ability to create MySQL databases A text editor An FTP Client Your web browser of choice Things You Need to Do to Install WordPress Begin your installation by: Checking to […]

Why Front-End Developers Should Consider a Modular Design Approach (And How to Get Started)

As a front-end developer, nailing the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is relatively easy. It’s learning how to write, architecture, and organize your code in a maintainable way that’s challenging. Using modular code for front-end development can make your experience significantly more enjoyable and efficient. In a nutshell, taking a modular design approach lets […]

How to Get Started With Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Advertising on Your WordPress Site

In many ways, driving traffic to your website is the name of the game. After all, more visitors can lead to increased engagement, and with any luck, additional conversions. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategies can improve your numbers over time, but what if you need more immediate results? The good news is that Pay-Per-Click (PPC) […]

WordPress for Affiliate Marketers: Everything You Need to Know in 2021

Looking to earn some extra income online? A good place to start is affiliate marketing — earning commissions on products or services you promote. When visitors click on your links and make a purchase, you earn a commission. Because you’re a “middle man,” you won’t have to ship orders or handle customer support. The best […]