Top 3 CDN Services for Your WordPress Blog + How to Set One Up

This is part 2 of our 3-part series on making your WordPress site perform better through the magic of Content Delivery Networks and image optimization. In other words, we’re talking all about quick wins for your blog, without you having to learn any coding.

  1. Introduction to CDN and Image Optimization + Why You Should Care
  2. Top 3 CDN Services for Your WordPress Blog + How to Set One Up
  3. How to Optimize Images in WordPress the Quick and Easy Way

Okay, so Content Delivery Networks (CDN) are fairly complicated things under the hood. To be honest with you, I have no clue how they work on a cog-by-cog basis. But to simplify the idea greatly, it goes something like that: Read More

Introduction to CDN and Image Optimization + Why You Should Care

“CDN and image optimization sound like boring tech gibberish! Why would I care?!” – you.


This is part 1 of our 3-part series on speeding up your WordPress site trough the means of Content Delivery Networks (CDN) and image optimization. 

  1. Introduction to CDN and Image Optimization + Why You Should Care
  2. Top 3 CDN Services for Your WordPress Blog + How to Set One Up
  3. How to Optimize Images in WordPress the Quick and Easy Way

Okay … I hear your doubts … so let’s start like this:

Who doesn’t like a fast site?

Admit it, if you’re forced to wait more than 2 seconds for a YouTube video to load, it’s “goodbye video!”

Seems natural, right?

The bad news, however, is that the visitors to your WordPress site feel basically the same way. And I’m not exaggerating with the 2 seconds thing. In a study by Akamai, it’s reported that nearly 47% of visitors are not willing to wait longer than those 2 seconds.

That is one of the reasons why you should do whatever you can to make your WordPress site perform better!

But there’s more, and we’re talking all about it today.

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Building a Fashion / Lifestyle Blog? 4 Things to Consider

Since you’re here, I’m guessing there’s a fashion or lifestyle blog sitting in you somewhere. You know that you could share something awesome with the world, but you’re missing a tool to do so … hence, a WordPress blog!

Blogs are perfect when it comes to expressing your opinions and building a relationship with your (soon-to-be) audience.

So where to start?

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Top 10 Great Free Blogging Themes (A List That’s Actually Been Researched)

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So you want to build a nice-looking blog for yourself … great! But you also probably have two other requirements:

  • a) You don’t want it to cost you your shirt.
  • b) You don’t want to be forced to have to tweak source code manually.

No sweat, there are tons of great (and free) blogging themes for WordPress available. But how do you separate the wheat from the chaff? Well, that’s what we’re here for today.

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Meet Brittany – Our supercharged blogging theme for WordPress

Welcome to Brittany, our latest premium WordPress theme. Brittany is a stunning blogging theme, specially crafted for lifestyle & fashion bloggers. It was designed to provide a smooth reading experience for your visitor which, combined with its WooCommerce compatibility, will make shopping on your site a truly unique experience.

Let’s have a look at some key features of Brittany below.
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Au revoir, 8 themes

Eight of our themes have now reached their End of Life.

  • IgniteApp
  • Dionysus
  • NYC
  • Sophocles
  • Informati
  • Odyssey
  • Artemis
  • Aphrodite

They are no longer available for download, and no support will be provided.

We hope you enjoyed using them, as much as we did creating them.

Building a Music Website on WordPress? 5 Things to Consider

So you’d like to get yourself a rockin’ music website built on WordPress (pun intended)?

Great (!) because WordPress can certainly handle the task.

That being said, there’s still a range of things that you should be aware of, and especially if you’re building the site on your own.

So to make your job easier, here’s our list of the 5 things to consider when building a music website on WordPress.

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Things to Consider When Building a Hotel Website on WordPress

Building a quality hotel website on WordPress isn’t as obvious as it may at first seem.

On the one hand, WordPress is really easy to use … picking a theme and launching a site takes only minutes.

But on the other, it’s also easy to get sidetracked and start worrying about things that don’t actually matter for a hotel website, while at the same time neglecting the ones that do.

To make this all a bit more easy to grasp, here’s our take on the things to consider when building a hotel website on WordPress.

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Visit Zermatt

The hotel themes category is without a doubt the most popular one in our lineup, these themes are always the most active in terms of downloads and our customers seem to love working with them, two of them were in our top 10 themes for 2015. We have seen them featured in hundreds of hotel websites. Today we will be adding another beautiful theme to the category for you to get and create with.

Let’s meet Zermatt, our latest premium hotel theme for WordPress.
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