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The Top WordPress Plugins Your Blog Needs

The Top WordPress Plugins Your Blog Needs

 

A Wordpress website has four main pillars – Wordpress itself, a theme, Wordpress plugins, and your content. Without one of these pillars, your site will not be effective.

 

The core Wordpress code allows you to build a website in the first place while your theme determines how it will look. The Wordpress plugins that you install make your website work the way you want it to.

 

There are thousands to choose from and there are several that almost every website can benefit from. There are premium options, but many are free.

 

But Wait, What Is A Plugin?

 

Should You Have a Mobile version of Your Site?

Should You Have a Mobile version of Your Site?

 

Sure, mobile web usage means a lot for your business. It’s just that the use of mobile devices is becoming so normal that quoting statistics is almost a moot point. We no longer give out figures showing how many Americans own a television set, for example. But the numbers for smartphones and tablets still remain relevant today. In the U.S., 55% of adults own a smartphone and 42% own a tablet.

 

Should you have a mobile version of your site? The answer is yes.

 

How to Build your Brand Online

How to Build your Brand Online

 

The most important tool to build your brand online is the personal touch of your website. When you create a solid foundation, all of the other tools feed into the look and feel of your website. Your newsletter marketing, social media accounts, appearances in the media, and the content on your blog all work together to build your brand online. But there are a lot of moving parts. And it can get messy.

 

Do the Little Things Well

 

Starting with WordPress - iPage Tutorials

WordPress is one of the most popular blogging and CMS platforms out there due to its many features and versatility but it may also be daunting for beginners. Wordpress is a content management system and can be used to build and manage your website’s design and content. There are many templates available to customize the look and feel of your site. Wordpress also has many plugins available to make your website or blog more functional. Plugins can help you with SEO, social media, reducing spam and even ecommerce.

 

Here are some great tutorials to get you started with WordPress.

 

WordPress: Tutorials

 

Using the iPage Drag and Drop Site Builder

Using the iPage Drag and Drop Site Builder

 

Did you start your iPage website but get stuck? Need a little technical help? You are in luck; we have a series of tutorials to help you get your site online. We offer step by step instructions to build your website, no HTML experience or special software required! It is that quick and easy!

 

Tutorials

How to Get Your Website Design Online

How to Get Your Website Design Online

 

For many people new to website building, moving from a development situation to online and live is frightening. You have spent days, weeks, or even months working on design, content and structure to get your website just the way you want it. Now you need to figure out how to get it online and, more importantly, how to get it online without breaking it and undoing all of that hard work.

 

How to Open an Online Store

How to Open an Online Store

 

If you are considering opening an online store there has never been a better time. There are a wide variety of tools available to get you setup and you do not need to know anything about programming. But to make it a success you need time, hard work, perseverance, and a bit of luck.

 

Your store doesn’t even need to compete with Amazon in order to have a chance of success. Steady small and medium sized businesses are the lifeblood of the internet - just like they are in the offline world. So take a lead from traditional bricks-and-mortar businesses and start out on the small side.

 

The Best Ways to Build Your Website

The Best Ways to Build Your Website

 

For those new to the world of web design it can feel like there are as many tools to build websites as there are websites. So to help you get a better understanding of it, we’re going to talk soup. Yes…soup.

 

Soup is one of the simplest of foods, yet it can also be one of the most intense and flavorful. And the most fun part of soup is all of the options:

 

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