Why Running A University Website Using WordPress Is Not Up For Academic Discussion

An introduction to WordPress in Higher Ed. School and university websites are about as challenging of a web design and development project as you could ever take on. A university website not only has to attract and recruit new students, it also needs to serve the individual needs of existing students, facilitate the distribution and exchange of information for faculty …

Advanced Lazy Loading, Automatic Resizing & 5MB Free Compression – The Queen of Image Optimization, Smush, Gets an Update

Smush is already the Coca-Cola of image optimization (even her competitors call image optimization Smushing). And now there’s even more to love; more compression (5MB!) for free with better 50-image-smushing alongside a CDN upgrade and expanded 3rd-party support for Smush Pro users. She’s the true standard for making all the images in your WordPress media library fast, clear, and stunning. It’s …

How to Build Order Forms with Payments for Free in WordPress

You lose 100% of the sales you don’t ask for, and the same holds true for having a clunky checkout experience. Order forms help you to collect order information and process payments efficiently, thereby increasing your conversion rates significantly. Forminator makes it easier than ever to build an order form and accept payments on WordPress. Oh ya…and the best part …

Hustle 4.0: Better Pop-up Design, Analytics, and Privacy

Hustle 4.0 comes with an improved workflow, better design, more analytics, and a slick data privacy upgrade. If you’re looking to increase your following, grow your mailing list, or capture leads with WordPress, Hustle has you covered. Hustle is the WordPress marketers best friend with master level control over pop-ups, slide-ins, opt-ins, and social sharing. No coding required and seamless …

30 Essential WordPress Plugins You Should Install If You Haven’t Already

While WordPress offers a ton of features and flexibility, there is still a lot of functionality missing from the core software. The best way to fill in the missing pieces, of course, is to get yourself the right plugins. WordPress plugins offer all kinds of customization for site admins; however, with over 55,000 options to choose from in the WordPress …

10 Best Image Optimization Plugins for Speeding Up WordPress

There are all kinds of WordPress Image optimizer plugins available in the WordPress plugin repository. They can help you compress images for the web or handle things like resizing images or lazy loading. In this post, we’re going to look at the features of the most popular image optimization plugins. Some are all-in-one image optimizers while others have some unique …