How to Embed a Video Player in Your WordPress Site With a Free Plugin

In this post, we’ll use the Easy Video Player plugin which allows you to embed videos on your WordPress site. I’ll demonstrate how you can use this plugin on your own site to embed videos. Embedding videos on your website is essential nowadays, no mater what domain you’re associated with. Videos are one of the best ways to convey your ideas to your customers! In particular, if you’re building a WordPress website which requires video streaming capabilities, you’re at the right place! As a site owner, you need an easy-to-use and lightweight video player plugin which does the job for you. As there are thousands of plugins in this category,

Creating eCommerce Apps With the MStore Pro React Native Template

Using React Native is one of the fastest ways to develop a cross-platform mobile app today. Apps you create with it look good on both Android and iOS, and usually deliver near-native performance. Creating a successful eCommerce app with it, however, would still require substantial amounts of skill and effort, especially if you’re starting from scratch. Fortunately, React Native supports custom templates. A well-designed custom template can boost your productivity and dramatically reduce your time to market. CodeCanyon has plenty of premium React Native templates aimed at eCommerce app developers. Among them, MStore Pro stands out as one of the most mature, reusable, and comprehensive. 5 React Native UI Kits,

Avoid these 4 Website Redesign Mistakes that Sabotage SEO

As a freelance web designer/dev, one of the most common projects is a website redesign.  Clients want their existing site (or specific pages) transformed into something superior. But this often comes with a price where SEO is concerned. Massive changes to site structure, architecture, and page elements can negatively impact their search engine optimization. And the last thing you need is a bad review, being on the hook for their SEO decline.  Here are four key mistakes to avoid when doing a site redesign to ensure your clients SEO stays intact.  1. Neglecting Site Speed Site speed is no longer a secondary ranking factor. Especially when it comes to mobile:

Top 7 Membership and Custom User Login and Registration WordPress Plugins

Membership and user profiles are a very important aspect of a website. They allow you to take control of your content by it to premium members only. They also allow you to create more income from your website. Membership can also be a way to establish yourself as an authority in your particular niche.  Login and registration pages are the first pages your users interact with when they come to your site. It’s critical to ensure that the process of registration is seamless. The design should also be attractive to ensure users don’t turn away. A login and registration system can also be a way to protect your content or enhance

How to Add an Audio Player to Your WordPress Site With a Free Plugin

Today, we’ll explore the HTML5 Audio Player plugin which allows you to embed and play audio files on your WordPress site. In this post, we’ll go through the different aspects of this plugin and we’ll also explore how to use this plugin to embed audio players in your WordPress site. WordPress 15 Best WordPress Audio Player and Video Player Plugins Jane Baker There are several reasons you may want to integrate an audio player on your website which can play different audio formats for your visitors—of course, if you are building a music website, it’s a must-have requirement. Also, you would like to choose easy-to-use and lightweight audio player which

How to Link Your WordPress Site with Your MailChimp Mailing List and Get More Signups

What You’ll Be Creating There are a variety of ways of keeping in touch with people who visit your websites. You can encourage them to become subscribers by adding a Subscribe widget. You can use the Jetpack plugin to make it easier for existing WordPress.com users to keep up to date. Or you can encourage people who visit your website to sign up for a mailing list. Mailing lists are often dismissed as an outdated form of marketing. Changes to data protection laws (not least  of which the GDPR) and the supposed demise of email mean that many marketers and website owners are reluctant to use a mailing list to

Major Cities and Music They Inspire: Illustrated as Sound Waves

Regardless of the genre, music has a way to soothe us, to build us up, to encourage sadness and invite happiness. Music speaks to everyone on a completely different level and takes us off to a different place, yet brings us all together at the same time.  Music is a true form of art. The words used are often what captivates people as they can relate to what’s being said, but the music itself is what draws your attention to it in the first place. A rhythmic sound attracts you to that song, before you even hear the lyrics. Taking a deeper look into sound waves, the designers at Aspire

How to Code a Landing Page in Your WordPress Theme

What You’ll Be Creating If you’ve bought anything on the internet, you’ve probably come across a landing page. They’re a highly effective way of maximizing conversions from a website. But just what is a landing page, and how do you create one for your WordPress site?  In this tutorial, I’ll demonstrate what makes a landing page different from a normal page on your site, and show you how to create a landing page template file so you can have your own landing pages. WordPress How to Create a WordPress Child Theme Rachel McCollin WordPress Themes Twenty Nineteen Teardown: Using the New WordPress Default Theme David Gwyer WordPress Create a Responsive Landing

Best Free WordPress Calendar Plugins

Have you ever wanted to add event booking and appointment functionality to your WordPress based website for free? Luckily, there are many WordPress calendar plugins available for you to use. In this post, we will cover six different free to use WordPress calendar plugins to help you get started with booking events and appointments. All these plugins offer a common set of features which is expected because they perform similar functions but some features and the UI of these plugins set them apart from each other. Before we start with our list of free plugins, I would like to mention that you should also take a look at some premium

6 Basic Tips for Web Server Security You Should Know

One of the most common concerns a developer faces is a web server attack. Some of these attacks may comprise a denial of service, rendering a website unavailable, or theft of critical and sensitive information of the site’s users, such as passwords, credit car details, email addresses, and many more. Hence, web server security is of paramount importance for IT professionals. For website and blog owners who have scant knowledge about server security, here are some tips to help you gain a bit of understanding on the issue. 1. Use separate servers for internal and external users, and for testing and debugging.Although having a separate server for internal users entails

15 Best Templates for Mobile App Monetization

Imagine that you’re ready to kick-start your own mobile app development business. Chances are you’d like to use the best development practices for your first app, and also code it as quickly as possible. You’ll probably want to monetize your app as well!  This post will show you some easy ways to launch your next ad-supported app project. In this article I’ll look at what app monetization is, list different ways of monetizing your app, and take a brief look at in-app advertising as a way to monetize your app.  Finally, I’ll introduce some highly customizable and versatile mobile app templates that you can use in your next development project.

Best Free WordPress Plugins for Optimizing Website Performance

Did you know that search engines like Google give preference to fast-loading websites in their rankings? Visitors are also less likely to abandon your site if it loads quickly. Everyone expects a website to load as quickly as possible—if it doesn’t, they will likely abandon it and visit the competitor instead. This means that a slow website with good content will still have a harder time bringing in visitors and potential business. On the other hand, a fast-loading website will help increase your business even further. If you are a WordPress user, there are a lot of plugins that you can use to optimize your website performance. In this post,