Sliders Don’t Suck and Here’s Why Your WordPress Site Needs One

Sliders and carousels were a really hot design trend a few years ago. You would’ve been hard-pressed to find a website that didn’t have some sort of rotating element on the homepage – especially above the fold. But then something changed. Designers and developers started to abandon sliders for static imagery. As the interest in minimalistic designs and longer scrolling …

Cory Miller and Matt Danner Launch New Business Podcast

photo credit: Maciej Korsan WordPress professionals have demonstrated a decent appetite when it comes to listening to and supporting podcasts on a wide variety of topics, including industry news, development, e-commerce, marketing, and startups. Cory Miller, founder of iThemes, and Matt Danner, the company’s COO, are adding a new business podcast to the mix with the launch of Leader.team. The …

Easily Hide WordPress’ Blogging Features With the Disable Blogging Plugin

WordPress strikes a good balance by offering users the ability to publish dynamic content via posts and static content via pages. However, if you’d like to use WordPress primarily as a static content management system without the features related to blogging, check out a new plugin developed by Fact Maven Corp. and Ethan Jinks O’Sullivan called Disable Blogging. Disable Blogging hides a number …