Beyond being a thorn in the side of many a WordPress webmaster, Google’s PageSpeed Insights tool is also one of the most well-known tools for WordPress speed optimization.
This free tool accepts your site’s URL and spits back two scores that indicate how optimized your site is for mobile and desktop visitors.
These scores are no longer just theoretical – they’re now based on real performance data, and they also have a real effect on your site, with Google using page speed as a ranking factor for both its desktop and mobile search results.
In this post, we’ll explain the recent changes to PageSpeed Insights. Then, we’ll share some WordPress page speed tips that you can use to speed up your site and get a better score. Continue Reading
We would like to share with you a very easy way to create a Photography Portfolio for your WordPress website, no matter what theme you’re using.
Recently, we have discovered the Easy Photography Portfolio plugin and it’s already one of our favorite plugins and a must-have for photographers and other creatives.
Even if you already have a photography website or a photography WordPress theme, this plugin will be a great addition, as it will help you create a separate portfolio with a professional look, so you can keep your blog posts separately. Continue Reading
Written by Ina Morosanu on August 14, 2018 in Plugins, TutorialsComments Off on The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Ads
Once you already have a blog with good and original content, constant readers and even a community created around it, it might be an excellent idea to start monetizing it. At least, it would be a proper way to get a revenue for maintaining the blog in terms of domain and hosting expenses. Although, it’s no news that nowadays blogging has become a full-time job for many content creators.
From our experience, many of the pre-sale inquiries involve questions regarding the possibility of integrating ads within our themes. Since the ad integration seems to be one of the factors that influence the decision of whether using a certain theme or not, we’ve created this exhaustive guide on how ads can be used within WordPress themes.
In this post, you’ll learn everything you need to start a fashion blog. I’ll walk you through every step and you don’t need any previous experience or knowledge of code :)
We’ll start with getting online, including choosing a website name, setting up hosting, and installing WordPress – the “content management system” favored by most top bloggers.
Then, you’ll learn how to create a stunning website design by choosing and installing a fashion blog WordPress theme. Next, you’ll add content to your site.
Lastly, you’ll learn how to customize your new fashion blog to your exact needs, with different colors, fonts, functionality, and social media integration. You can even connect an online shop for free! From there, you’ll be perfectly positioned to start a fashion blog from scratch – and to do it well.
Written by Alex Denning on February 12, 2018 in TutorialsComments Off on How to start a blog on WordPress (step by step + videos)
Learning how to start a blog on WordPress is an ideal way to get your online journey started. At WPZOOM we’ve been making WordPress themes for the last decade, and we’re often people’s first point of contact with WordPress.
The steps to start a blog are relatively straightforward, but some parts are slightly unintuitive, and a guide will make the whole process much easier for you.
This step-by-step guide, with accompanying videos, will make sure whether you’re new to WordPress – or want a website but don’t know where to start – you’re in good hands.
We’re going to cover all the steps needed to start a blog with WordPress: from choosing a website name, to getting hosting, installing WordPress, adding a quality design (theme), and then getting your site up and running. Continue Reading