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How to Understand CMS: Drupal vs Joomla vs WordPress

How to Understand CMS: Drupal vs Joomla vs WordPress


Getting your website design online doesn’t need to be a tricky decision. There are three big contenders in the modern CMS (Content Management System) battle. It goes like this: Drupal vs Joomla vs WordPress. So which CMS is best?


The answer to that is that it depends. There are two things that you need to consider when you are deciding:


1.      Your level of technical knowledge and the amount of time you have to devote to learning how to use the system.

2.      The type of website that you are building.


Shopping Cart Platforms Comparison

How to Understand Shopping Carts to Improve Sales


Choosing the right shopping cart is critical to making money online and smoothly running a successful ecommerce store. Getting it right will save you time, heartache, and ultimately money. But getting it wrong can be frustrating and costly. The choice is not always easy as there are a lot of shopping carts and ecommerce platforms available. But this shopping cart comparison will help.


In the offline world a shopping cart is something that customers use to carry items to the cash register. Online it does much more. An online shopping cart is your shop window, your display shelves, your trolley, your cash register, your inventory management system, your sales reporting system, and more.


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!



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.