November 15th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi .
Choosing a new theme for your website is not an easy process. There is always the temptation to go with a flashy design you can buy for cheap from ThemeForest or other premium shops. You should always test multiple themes carefully to find the one that works best for your site. These 6 plugins allow you to test WordPress themes, their code, and performance and save you some time in the process:
Theme Check: tests your theme for all the latest WordPress standards and practices. It is a great tool for theme developers but also gives webmasters an idea whether they have the right theme. [click to continue…]
October 31st in Wordpress Plugins, Wordpress Tips by Wordpress Jedi .
As a business owner, you need to always pay attention to what your customers are saying about their needs and wants to come up with new ideas to grow your business. Asking for visitor feedback is not only smart but also very easy to do. You are just going to need the right tools to start listening to what your customers and prospects have to say. Here are 5 ways you can gather feedback from your visitors to improve your offerings:
Interactive Feedback with Usersnap: gives your visitors a more interactive way to share their feedback with you. They can highlight, blackout, or use sticky notes to give you visual feedback. [click to continue…]
October 7th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi .
Offering freebies on your website is one of the best ways to build your newsletter, get more people to become loyal readers, and grow your brand. If you are offering downloadable items on your website, you might as well monitor how many folks actually get them. These 5 plugins allow you to monitor downloads on your website:
WordPress Download Manager: a file and document management plugin for WordPress. You can upload files, password protect them, and customize other settings. It has a download counter too.
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September 22nd in Wordpress Plugins, Wordpress Tips by Wordpress Jedi .
Developing your own WordPress plugin is not that hard. You need to know a bit of PHP and CSS. Of course, understanding how WordPress works is important. These are not things you can’t learn by reading a couple of books or a few quality blog posts. Mastering plugin development could take a while though. Practice does make perfect though. If you are serious about writing your own plugins, you can use these tools to put your work together faster:
WordPress Plugin Kickstarter: helps you reduce development time. It supports custom post types, metaboxes, … It won’t write your code for you but saves you some time. [click to continue…]
September 21st in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi .
So you want to take your WordPress site to the next level and give people yet another way to connect with your blog and consume your content? You may want to explore adding SMS functionality to your website. There are plenty of ways to use SMS to connect with your readers. You can send yourself notifications when people comment on your site or let your visitors subscribe to your website via SMS. Here are 5 plugins you can use to enable SMS notifications in WordPress:
WordPress SMS Plugins
WordPress SMS: lets you send SMS to subscribers. You can even set it up to send you SMS notifications when there is a new WordPress update or someone uses your Contact Form 7 form. [click to continue…]
August 11th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi .
There are plenty of online stores around nowadays. Starting an e-commerce business may be cheaper these days but is still challenging. You need to have a well-thought-out strategy to succeed in your business. Adopting a decent looking theme is certainly a wise idea. You should also think about exploring various payment options to encourage more people to want to do business with you. Adding Amazon Payments to your e-commerce site could increase your sales. Amazon already has a lot of information on how to add Amazon Payments to your site. Here are 3 plugins you can use to add Amazon Payments to your WooCommerce, JigoShop, and WP e-Commerce stores:
Amazon Simple Pay: adds Amazon Payments to your WooCommerce store. Use it for digital content, goods, and services. It has fraud detection services too.
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