5 Things to Know Before Hiring WordPress Developers

Irrespective of the business you run, it is imperative that you maintain an active online presence. The first step to this, of course, is to get a web developer to create a website for you. 

Today, WordPress websites are the standard. As such, the developer you end up choosing will probably use this platform to create your site. Before hiring one, however, there are a number of things you need to know. These include: 

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15 Essential Steps to Boost WordPress Email Subscriptions

Did you know that email marketing has a RoI of $38 against every $1? This means you should focus on getting more email subscribers from your website. People have built million-dollar business by using their email list. You can achieve the same results with a sizeable email list. That's why you need to put much much effort into boosting your WordPress email subscription rate. 

Creating an opt-in form and displaying it is very easy. However, it is not as effective as some of the more established technique to boost WordPress email subscription. So, the question is, how do you boost your email list?

That’s the million-dollar question. And that is also the question that we will answer in today’s post. Continue reading, and you will find out the most efficient ways to boost your WordPress email subscription.

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9 Effective Ways to Double Your WordPress Mailing List

Wouldn’t it be great if you could double or even triple your WordPress mailing list?

Building a massive list is an essential step to run a successful online business. Some of the benefits of a massive email list are

  • It attracts consistent traffic: Most of your first-time website visitors will never return to your site. If you could entice those first-time visitors to get into your list, you can build a long term relationship with them and encourage them to return to your website more often. 
  • Generate more revenue: By properly nurturing your leads, you can generate more sales and online revenue.

Growing a WordPress mailing list is nowhere near an easy task, but with the right tactics, it is totally possible to transform your website into a lead generating machine.  

If you’re tired of testing different strategies to grow your WordPress mailing list, take a look at this post—you’ll find some cool ways to grow your list, which you might not have tested yet on your website.  

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WordPress hacked? - 7 essential steps to fully restore your website

Sucuri releases a website hacked trend report for each quarter. In their latest report, they have revealed that WordPress powered 78% of the sites hacked in the second quarter of 2016. WordPress hacked sites remain a real problem. (Read More: the Sucuri Website hacked report here)

That is not surprising since WordPress is by far the largest platform to create new websites. This leads to the fact that hackers always find it more profitable to look for vulnerabilities in WordPress sites. It doesn’t matter what security measures you take; it is impossible to guarantee the perfect security for any website. Being the most popular platform for creating websites, the risk is significantly higher for WordPress sites.

Because of the increased risk and fewer guidelines about WordPress security, we have decided to take things in our hand. The result is this in-depth tutorial. In this tutorial, we are going to introduce you to 7 essential steps you should take to fix your WordPress hacked site.

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WordPress login: how to find it + 8 more tips you need to know

The WordPress login is one of the places you'll visit most often - here's all you need to know about it

If there is one page which you'll visit as often as your WordPress website, (or even more) it's the WordPress login. Whether it's your authors, yoru content marketers, your webmasters, or whoever else will be accessing the functionality of your WordPress, anybody who needs access to your site wil have to go through the WordPress login.

Since it's such a critical piece of functionality for non-anonymous visitors, or members of your site who can login, let's go through a full and thorough understanding of the WordPress login. In the end we'll have fully answered this question?

"How do I login to my WordPress website?"

WordPress login

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WordPress 4.6 - all you need to know (8 improvements)

WordPress 4.6 was released jtoday, the 17th of August 2016. Being a major release, (the 2nd one of the year 2016), there quite a few improvements besides of course there are quite a few bug fixes. Here's all you need to know about WordPress 4.6. Once you've seen what's new, you might want to go and try these new features.

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WordPress HTTP2 - the only guide you need to setup a faster WP

A few months back, it was announced that the specification for HTTP2 has been finalised and released. HTTP2 offers significant performance advantages to any website, so seeing as the majority of websites are powered by WordPress, it was only a matter of time before we needed to know how to setup WordPress HTTP2.

So here we are with a complete a full guide of what HTTP2 is, why you should enable WordPress HTTP2 on your website, what are the advantages and finally - how to actually do it.

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How to Setup WordPress SSL/HTTPS - 11 Important Things To Do

..because you do not want to botch your WordPress Website's Security.  Let's help you implement WordPress SSL or HTTPS TODAY

You may wonder why would we need to implement WordPress SSL/TLS, or enable WordPress on HTTPS? Let's just go on a bit on a tangent for a moment.

With 3,376 million users using the internet (and growing every day) and 1,025 million websites on the internet we can certainly say that the internet has emerged as our second dwelling place. Facebook has grown to at least 1 Billion monthly active users. We used to speak about "virtual" but the Internet has become as real as real can get, part of our every day life. 

These statistics are simply overwhelming! 

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19 step-by-step WordPress onpage SEO Checklist: an easy guide to boost traffic

Because WordPress onpage SEO should become second nature

Hold off on the whole optimize WordPress for onpage SEO thing for a moment. Let's start somewhere else:

A little while ago, we were witness to a big Rap Genius SEO scandal. TLDR; they were penalized for their extremely spammy link building practices, and as a result the site was dropped from Google completely.

Overnight, they went from 700,000 unique visits per day to only 100,000, according to Quantcast. That's an 85% drop. If Rap Genius hadn't solved that problem eventually, they wouldn't have been with us today.

What this whole story basically means, is that you cannot disregard optimizing WordPress onpage SEO as a blogger or a site owner. Because if you do, you've already lost the online game.

So here's the question:

How to optimize your WordPress site to be SEO-friendly? What do you do if you want to organically increase website traffic?

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Divi vs Visual Composer Review: Which Is Worth Your Money?

WordPress PageBuilder Showdown - Divi vs Visual Composer Review

Building a website may be an overwhelming task for many. However, the fact of the matter is you can conquer any battle if you have the right tools. And building a website is no exception. There are a lot of tools available to choose from, and drag and drop WordPress page builders are one such tool that have gained much popularity recently. These page builders come in handy when you need an easy way to build your WP website.

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17 Quick Ways to Prevent WordPress Hacking: the essential WordPress Security Issues checklist

or How to resolve common WordPress Security issues

There may be a lot of content management systems around, but none of them can hold a candle to WordPress. Hey, 16.2 million sites as of November 5, 2015 should give you an idea just how vastly superior and beloved this system is. WordPress security and actionable tips to prevent WordPress hacking though - still has a way to go. However, we want to help you secure your WordPress website from the get go - preventention is better than cure, so make sure you action these tips to prevent WordPress hacking.

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Seguridad WordPress: 17 maneras de evitar el Hacking en WordPress: La lista de comprobación esencial para la completa seguridad de WordPress

Puede haber un montón de sistemas de gestión de contenidos por ahí, pero ninguno de ellos puede compararse a WordPress. Hey, 16,2 millones de sitios el 05 de noviembre de 2015debería darte una idea de cuán infinitamente superior y amado este sistema es. La seguridad de WordPress y consejos útiles para evitar que WordPress sea hackeado - tienen todavía un camino por recorrer. Sin embargo, queremos ayudarte a asegurar tu sitio web WordPress desde la salida - la prevención es mejor que curar, así que asegúrate de seguir estos consejos para evitar que WordPress sea hackeado.

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Convert a PSD to WordPress (Bootstrap) Theme in 5 Steps

Slowly but surely, Responsive Web Design has become a dominant standard for building future-ready websites. These days, almost all websites are powered by this amazing technique to deliver users an optimal viewing and interaction experience. According to a recent survey conducted by the Google Webmaster team on Google+, over 81% people prefer to use responsive design approach to make their websites render properly on all kind of devices. That's why it is essential to learn how to create a Bootstrap Wordpress theme using Bootstrap or another responsive framework for your web design. While there are plenty of free WordPress themes, creating your own custom WordPress theme using Bootstrap is the ultimate expression of creativity in web design.

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[21 actions] Speed up WordPress: Get a Super Fast Website Today - a complete guide

Follow the ideal steps to make your website powered by WordPress faster

Your WordPress website is dead in the water if it does not load quickly. It's useless having invested in excellent design, bought great plugins, and spent a fortune in marketing - if your WordPress website is slow, it is literally dead in the water. As the loading time of a website increases, so does user abandonment from your website!

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Step-by-step: Transfer a WordPress site to a new host or server

...or how to transfer a website to a new host without problems.

If you’ve got a long experience with WordPress, you have probably realised that there's no easy of way to transder a WordPress site to a new host. Moving or migrating a website to a new server or domain is not a trivial task. Simply moving the files and database over to a new server, isn't enough to transfer a website to a new host. Most likely you'll find lots of Error 500s and Internal Server Errors due to misconfigured .htaccess files or other redirects to your old domain or website. So here's a full guide on how to transfer a WordPress website to a new host or server without  any problems.

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[How to] Create blog in 2 minutes - a tutorial for beginners

If you want to know how to create blog - the easiest way to do this is of course using Wordpress. Although you may think it is difficult to create blog on Wordpress - we can show you that is literally very very easy to do this - all it takes is 2 minutes literally if you use our recommended method. This is because rather than having to do it all yourself, you can just create blog with an automatic installation on a hosting server.

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[How to] 14 steps to an awesome WordPress website for beginners

If you've heard about Wordpress, you probably would want to know how to go about building a new WordPress site from scratch. It's not VERY difficult, but we wanted to guide you through all the actual steps, not just the installation but the whole actual procedure from having nothing, to having a complete functional, fully working, optimized WordPress website. If you have just heard about WordPress and want to do it all yourself, this is the article for you :)

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