In a few hours, WordCamp Nashville 2015 will kick in. The event is taking place at Nashville School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee [Map]. We are very excited to let you know that this is the first WordCamp we will be covering as we have Corey Maass to be our Honorable Ambassador who has kindly decided to […]
Today, I have spent an hour looking at some of the best selling themes at one of the major premium WordPress marketplaces. Here are a few theme features that popped up: Comes with the XYZ plugin features built-in A Visual Drag & Drop Page Builder A built-in Carousel and Slider A Stunning Portfolio to showcase your work […]
With the latest release of WordPress 4.2, WordPress is leaning towards utilizing the use of the built-in theme customizer. In the same token, optimizing WordPress-powered websites loading speed has become crucial so at LatestWP we sat down with the man who wants to measure the loading speed of all WordPress free themes. In addition, you […]
The loading speed of any given website has become tremendously important. Not only for search engines, but also for us, Humans. You don’t want to stare at a blank screen waiting for too long before a website loads. According to this article, 47% of visitors expect a website to load in less than 2 seconds, […]
The major 2 highlights of the week were The Mobile-Friendly factor in Google Mobile Search results, and how it is affecting the search engine optimization scene around the world, including the WordPress-powered websites. We have covered this story in details in this report demonstrating what anybody could do to prevent any drops in their ranking. The […]
Yesterday, Google has announced a change in the way it ranks websites when searching for something through a hand-held device such as mobile phones or tablets. The change is part of Google’s continuous attempt to make the internet more mobile user-friendly since the volume of mobile usage is growing substantially. With this change in the algorithm Google […]
This week, many WordPress tutorials, plugins, and themes were born. In this issue of LatestWP Weekly you will find a list of 18 free themes that were released this month. You will also learn about the latest features that will be shipped within WordPress 4.2, which is expected to come out in a couple of day. In […]
As we are approaching the end of April, we reviewed many free themes that were released at The Official WordPress Themes Directory. The majority of the themes we have reviewed are mostly clean, minimalist, and above all responsive. You can clearly notice that there is a spike in the number of downloads for each theme […]
This week, many WordPress tutorials, plugins, and themes were born. In this issue of LatestWP Weekly you will learn how to speed your WordPress-based website. In addition, you will learn how to add custom fonts to your website without a plugin, how to promote old posts, and how to install Facebook comments on your website. You […]
WordPress is one of the most popular Content Management Systems in the world. However, many people still have not heard about it before. Even though WordPress is not that complicated and does not have a steep learning curve, new WordPress users sometimes find it overwhelming. To help this last segment of people, we have collected […]
This week, many WordPress tutorials, plugins, and themes were born. In this issue of LatestWP Weekly you will learn about the latest improvements that were made to WordPress.org website specially at the Theme Directory as well as The Plugins Directory. In addition, you will learn how to choose the best theme for your website, how to […]
One of the main strengths of WordPress is that it is always improving in all levels. Over the past few weeks, the WordPress team has been working hard to continue improving the WordPress.org website. The website received a facelift on two of the major areas, The Themes Directory, and The Plugins Directory. A short while ago, the improvements were announced to the public. They all aim to make the website more user-friendly, to improve the user experience, and to present richier information more than ever before.
In March, there were many free themes that were either released or updated at the WordPress Official Themes Directory. Among these many themes, the following 6 themes really stand out from the rest as being authentic, original, well coded, user-friendly, and above all beautiful. 1. Kasa Green by Stefan Ciobanu Kasa Green is a 2 […]
This week, the wonderful WordPress community has witnessed a plethora of awesome WordPress resources and tutorials. In this first issue of LatestWP WordPress Weekly you will learn what to expect in WordPress 4.2 which is planned to go live by the end of April. You will also learn about HappyTables, which is a service that […]
A few months ago, Jean Galea of WPMayor contacted me about one of the plugins he developed, which is called WP RSS Aggregator. So finally today I managed to sit myself down to write this review of one of the leading plugins in its domain. Even though the core WP RSS Aggregator plugin is available for free from The WordPress plugin repository, Jean has been kind enough to send me the premium plugin extensions to try them out as well. So let’s get started!
We’re starting a new trend at LatestWP where we will host an interview with some of the finest WordPress people to learn about the behind-the-scene of their success. Today we’re starting off with one of the rising stars in the WordPress Premium Themes domain, Mostafa Mabrouk, the man behind Code125 on ThemeForest.
If you have premium WordPress theme and an iPhone, you will find that it’s now easier than ever to keep in touch with your blog and keep it up to date. You can head to the App Store and download the WordPress application, which is going to work with the iPhone, the iPad, and the iPod Touch. The download is free, and you will find that you are going to have quite a bit of control over your blog right through your mobile device. The application is going to make it easy to do all of the things that you need to do to your site, and you can do it wherever you happen to be.
It’s just amazing how WordPress is so flexible that you can accomplish almost anything you want to do with it. Adding a Google Map to WordPress, writing a live blog post, or even managing your entire web-based projects and businesses through WordPress. But, have you ever wished you could just display a post or a group of posts at your WordPress theme’s sidebar? Well, now and thanks to a new plugin called Posts in Sidebar by Aldo Latino, a WordPress enthusiast from Italy who has also created a few other plugins such as Delicious Wishlist for WordPress and Compact Archives Widget…
Last month, during WordCamp Boston 2012 which took place on the 14th and the 15th of July 2012 Derek Christensen has given an awesome session entitled: From PSD to WordPress Theme: Bringing designs to life where he discussed how to convert a beautiful web layout into a fully working WordPress theme. The session is full of tips and smart tricks, so without further ado, here’s the video of the session…
Today, we’d like to share something new and unique from one of the best well-known theme shop around, WooThemes, Meet Mystyle, a clean, lightweight, free eCommerce theme that is natively integrated with WooCommerce. Mystyle was designed as a canvas which you can use as-is, or easily create a unique design on top of to match your products. The theme is responsive as standard, and comes bundled with plenty of options and alternate color schemes…