How to Make a WordPress Website in 2019

Whether you are a small business owner, an artist or just a hobbyist, having an online presence can only be beneficial for you. Having your own website means you can easily showcase and sell your work and products, communicate your interests worldwide and meet other like-minded people who can help you improve your craft. Pretty much anyone can benefit from having a website, even individuals; a personal blog allows you to express your self, perhaps vent, and connect with other people through your daily life’s musings.

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WordPress page builders, do you really need them?

For many years WordPress has been, and still is, the number one platform for site building. Its quick setup and ease of use made it a market leader. However, recently, the rise of build-your-own-site services like Wix, Weebly and Squarespace exposed a weakness in WordPress, the lack of easy drag & drop manipulation of page layouts, this made it difficult for end users and non developers to customize the site’s appearance, its layout was entirely dependent on the active theme. Luckily for all WordPress users, plugin developers quickly stepped up and gave us the ubiquitous drag & drop page builders.

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How to exclude certain posts or pages from your search results

The WordPress search results, by default, contain information from all available posts, pages, and custom post types. In some cases you might feel that you need to exclude certain items from the search results, because you feel that they contain irrelevant or confusing information. Today we’ll take a look at how we can achieve this.
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Announcing WooCommerce 3.7 support for our eCommerce themes

A couple of weeks ago WooCommerce 3.7 was released. This new version brings improved product blocks, better performance, increased security and some new features. It is considered a minor update and thus it is backwards compatible, you should be able to just update it and continue on with your life. Below we’ll take a brief look at the new features.

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How to add header and footer scripts to your WordPress site

If you are in the business of building, maintaining or expanding your WordPress site you’ve most likely been asked to add some sort of code into your site’s header or footer. Many popular tools, such as Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel, various search engine verification methods, need to have some code added to your site in order for them to function properly. There are two main ways to achieve this in WordPress, below we’ll take a look at both of them.

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Announcing BlockChain compatibility with WPML

If you have ever worked with multilingual WordPress sites you have undoubtedly heard of WPML, it is simply the most popular and flexible translation plugin for WordPress out there.

When building a theme we strive to make them compatible with WPML to give to our customers the best experience possible when they need to translate their site. This was not enough for us when it came to Blockchain though. Over the past months we have worked closely with the good folks at WPML to make sure Blockchain achieves official compatibility status with the popular translation plugin.

We are happy to announce that we succeeded! Blockchain is officially supported by WPML and in a few days it will be listed in the official theme compatibility list. Now you can be sure that any site built with Blockchain can be easily and efficiently translated via WPML.