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What is WooCommerce? Getting started with the best free eCommerce plugin

Written by Alex Denning on in Plugins 8 comments
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WooCommerce lets you sell products and services from your WordPress site. It’s a free WordPress plugin with additional features available as paid addons. WooCommerce is made by Automattic, the corporate arm of WordPress, so you’re in good hands.

What is WooCommerce? What’s it for?

WooCommerce is for selling products and services. Specifically, it makes doing these things affordable and accessible. You can sell digital and physical products, manage inventory and shipping, take secure payments and sort taxes automatically.
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8 Top WordPress Opt-In Solutions to Help Build Your Email List

Written by Joe Foley on in Plugins, Resources 2 comments
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“The money is in the list.”

Maybe you’ve heard that aphorism before. In fact, maybe you’ve heard so many times your ears bleed every time you hear it again.

In any case, getting your site’s visitors onto your email list is simply good business, as nearly any successful digital marketer will tell you.

In order to do that with a WordPress site, you need to find an outside solution to help you get those visitors to opt in to your list.

Below we’ll go over 7 of the most popular and reputable opt-in plugins/service on the market today.
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10 WordPress Plugins You May Not Have Heard About Yet

Written by Pavel Ciorici on in Plugins 4 comments
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The WordPress community is fantastic in continuing to provide amazing plugins which add great functionality to your site quickly and easily at no or very little cost.

Here at WPZOOM we continuously recommend our customers to use plugins for extra features they need on their website and keep their themes unmodified, in order to prevent possible problems in the future that may occur during theme updates. That’s why we are dedicating today’s post to some useful plugins for WordPress that deserve more attention (and downloads/sales, of course).

So, let’s begin:


1. Advanced Excerpt (Free)

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Many of our themes make extensive use of post’s excerpts, and especially magazine themes. So, if you’re using a theme that displays excerpts on homepage, for example, and you need to have more control over every detail, this is a must-have plugin for you.
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Introducing 3 New Plugins

Written by Pavel Ciorici on in Plugins 3 comments
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If you are already a WPZOOM customer, you may have noticed that most of our themes are bundled with different custom widgets. The most common widgets are the ones related to social networks.

Today we want to announce the release of 3 new plugins: Social Icons Widget, Twitter Widget and Instagram Widget. Each of these plugins are free and work with any theme, not just with our themes.

Let’s take a look on what each of these plugins does:

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New Plugin: Customizer Reset

Written by Pavel Ciorici on in Plugins 6 comments
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With every new WordPress version, numerous features are being added to the Theme Customizer, and it seems that in the future you’ll be able to change everything in the theme from one page: widgets, colors and even menus.

We’ve already implemented numerous styling options and other theme settings in our latest two themes: Angle and Capital, and one thing that we found that’s missing in the Customizer, is an option to reset everything to default settings.

Luckily, we’ve provided a solution to this problem by releasing a new plugin called Customizer Reset.

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