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Still, there’s a common and understandable hesitancy on the part of many small business owners to make the necessary commitment of time and money to creating actual content for a website, particularly dynamic websites. It’s a commitment to an ongoing expense, and it’s not too crazy, from an outsider’s perspective, to wonder something along the lines of, “Why does my tile-and-brick-laying service need a blog? And what would I put on there, anyway?”
Online survey and form builder 123ContactForm has today announced that its new product, CaptainForm, a flexible WordPress form plugin, emerges out of Beta and enters V1.0. CaptainForm is easy to install and has built-in features, allowing users to create and customize any type of form right from their WP dashboard.
Based on Beta users’ feedback, usability is improved and new advanced features are provided such as the flexible popup publishing method. Additionally, for V1.0. multiple features such as: publishing in pages, theme files & widgets, user-submitted WP posts, advanced styling options, multiple notifications and approval request flow have been improved.
When it comes to content management systems, there are three very popular names. There is WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla. Each of course has their own pros and cons, but which one is best? If you ask a hundred different people, you will answers from all across the board.
Jamie from makeawebsitehub.com has created a comparison of these "three big CMS beasts". We've attached the infographic at the bottom of this article, but you can also visit Jamie's website for an image with higher resolution.
Not only for the larger enterprises dealing in 'big data' projects, the significance of data analysis and representation holds true even for a budding online startup venture. Simply finding the best wordpress hosting company and building an eye-catching business website may not be enough for attaining success. You need to effectively research and analyze the behavior of your customers for planning your business strategy in the right manner. That's where a data visualization tool comes in to the picture.
There are individuals who may not have the technical expertise to analyze loads of data or may not be trained as data scientists, but Data Visualization tools can provide them a readily evident way to comprehend the findings and help them to arrive at meaningful conclusions. That's the ultimate objective behind visual representation of data.
For analyzing data and determining the best ways to represent it on your WordPress website, here's a collection of five awesome data visualization tools which can serve the purpose well.
WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla power three-fourths of the world’s CMS-based websites. Here are a few simple steps and a list of favorite security add-ons to help keep your website secure.
It goes without saying that both WordPress and Drupal are two of the biggest open-source content management systems available today. It’s also well known that WordPress has garnered a bigger user base since its inception in 2003, with a current user base that’s nearly 10 times that of Drupal.
Just like every other technical debate, there are proponents and opponents to each side. And for web designers who have yet to form an opinion or make a decision, there are compelling arguments for and against each platform. However, rather than consider popularity only, a wiser scheme might be to examine how each CMS performs against the key design factors, and then make the best decision for each client’s business, away from any personal biases.
Ultimately, the debate can be condensed into the level of user skill. Drupal comes with more features, making it an awesome platform if you know how to navigate around it, but there is also a higher learning curve that some find frustrating. WordPress, on the other hand, is much simpler to navigate, use and customize, but has less features. Let’s examine a few factors in detail.
Last week, when WordPress announced that Version 4.2 was available, I planned to take my time upgrading my site. Then word came that WordPress 4.2.1 was made available. Sure enough, WordPress has provided a critical security release for all previous versions of their CMS and the developers were strongly encouraging WordPress users to update their sites immediately. Apparently, the WordPress team were made aware of a cross-site scripting vulnerability which could enable commenters to compromise a site.
The good news is that updating your WordPress site to 4.2.1 also gets you all the brand new features found in the just just-released WordPress 4.2. WordPress is branding this major version upgrade as the one to help you communicate and share, globally.
In times of war, you may be asked what you can do for your country. In modern times, your country may be asking you to do your part by updating your WordPress plugins.
The United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), through the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), issued a public service announcement last week recommending website administrators to update their Wordpress sites. More specifically, the bureau wants you to update your third-party WordPress plugins.
WP Engine, a leading SaaS content management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress, has officially launched in the EMEA market. Located within Second Home, the newest innovation hub in the heart of Tech City, the company has ambitious plans to grow quickly and install itself as a leading light in the London tech scene.