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May 30, 2018

What Are Some Valuable WooCommerce Extensions for WordPress Stores?

Before considering a list of plugins for a WooCommerce website, you need to analyze your buyer persona (the target audience) and your customer market. Answer some of the initial questions before you proceed further: Who is my ideal customer? What are they buying habits? Do they buy from desktop, tablet, or mobile? Where do they

May 27, 2018

Why Isn’t WordPress Taught at Schools And Universities?

I’ve taught WordPress for several years in a high school, a couple of universities, and several training academies. Currently, I’m negotiating another short training (24–30 hours) in a couple of months from now that I would like to launch for free on YouTube for the general audience, if the private university permits. Generally, schools and

May 23, 2018

Can I Use WordPress For Single-Page Applications (One-Page Websites)?

The valid question here is – what are the project details and business requirements behind building a SPA (Single-page application) website? In case you are building just a single static page with no interactions or editability whatsoever, you may very well proceed with plain HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Successful websites that I can think of

May 21, 2018

How to Create a Job Board Website on WordPress?

As someone who specializes in WordPress for quite some time now, I am biased but I will recommend WordPress in this case. The problem with hosted solutions is the lack of flexibility when your project starts growing. Setting up a basic job board on top of WordPress is fairly straight-forward if you utilize a plugin

May 18, 2018

What Are The Best Books on WordPress Development?

There’s a book that I’ve gone through several times over the past 6 years called Amazon.com: Professional WordPress Plugin Development eBook: Brad Williams, Ozh Richard, Justin Tadlock: Kindle Store . Both Brad, Ozh, and Justin are reputable and knowledgeable fellows with tons of expertise in the WordPress field. Since it goes over the WordPress life

May 15, 2018

Is WordPress Easy to Use?

Three years ago my friend Morten posted a great article called: WordPress is not easy, and that’s OK. How we speak about WordPress. The ease of use in setting up WordPress and start blogging right away has shifted the focus from “launching a blog” to “building a viable system running on top of WordPress”. WordPress

May 12, 2018

How to Overcome the Blogging Platform Stereotype Before WordPress Platform Development?

During our enterprise sales meetings, we often use presentations tailored to the needs of the business, including case studies, showcase entries and established/reputable international brands using WordPress. We have provided numerous WordPress-driven solutions for the automotive industry, a couple of banks, several platforms generating over 10M page views a month, a number of SaaS applications

May 4, 2018

Can I Develop an Airbnb, TripAdvisor, Netflix Clone With WordPress?

WordPress could be a solid foundation for a site like TripAdvisor – and probably Airbnb. Read the complete overview and our relevant experience below. No off-the-shelf solution or a framework would work right away for a platform of a similar scale. And even the best practices on building a product from scratch or using a

May 1, 2018

How Scalable Is WordPress?

Here’s a slide from a WordPress.com presentation for a talk held by Iliya Polihronov back in 2012: A lot has changed over the past 5 years and the numbers are significantly higher now – without having up-to-date stats publicly available now. Millions to Billions of Views With WordPress While Automattic maintainс a massive distributed server