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12 Sites to Find Free Stock Video Footages

Written by on February 4, 2016 in Resources 4

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Full screen video backgrounds have become quite the trend in web design these days. And of course WordPress themes like WPZOOM’s own Inspiro are making it simple for users to easily achieve that sophisticated look.

But while it might be easy to add a video to a site these days, the problem is that videos are expensive.

Luckily, there are some sites out there that offer videos for free.

The free video sites are nowhere close to being as numerous or convenient as the many free image sites, but they’re slowly growing.

And so below we’ve collected 12 of the best free video sites we could find.

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Discussing WordPress business with an IT professional

Written by on January 14, 2016 in Case Studies 1

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With our Case Study series we speak to customers and find out how using WPZOOM products has enhanced their business. It’s always fascinating to hear unique stories and the great products and services customers produce. Today we’re in conversation with IT professional James Flores.

James has been using WordPress since 2005 and hails from Albury, Australia.

Thanks for taking the time, James!

Let’s get straight to the case study.

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Creating Child Themes and When You Should Use Them

Written by on December 29, 2015 in Tutorials 4

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A child theme in WordPress is small, light-weight “add-on” theme that inherits all the styling and functionality of another theme, called the “parent theme” in this case. You can create a child theme for any theme in WordPress.

Child themes are used when you want to make changes to a site without actually changing the code or the files in your original theme. This lets you update your original theme (which is the engine behind the child theme) without losing any changes you made to your site.

In this post we’ll go over how to create a child theme and also give a rundown of 5 common scenarios for when you’d want to use a child theme.

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Monte – New Theme for Fashion Bloggers + Giveaway

Written by on December 4, 2015 in New Themes 22

Today we’re happy to announce the release of our new magazine-style theme for fashion bloggers!
Monte is a complex and multifunctional theme, highly customizable and features a spacious responsive layout.

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Monte

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A Year with Ticket-based Support: What We Learned

Written by on December 1, 2015 in News 2

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A year ago we switched to Help Scout, a ticket-based support system, after using a forum-based support system since 2009. The main motivation behind the switch was, as Pavel wrote at the time, was to provide faster, more scaleable and – simply – better support for our customers than we could with the forum-based system.

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