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15+ Best Free WordPress Plugins for Business Websites - Elegant Themes

WordPress is undoubtedly impressive, but where it shines is as a content management system. For websites that have to go beyond being blog-centric, you may find that out-of-the-box WordPress is lacking. But, there’s no need to switch site builders. With… Continue Reading →

WordPress accessibility checklist with recommended plugins  - GoDaddy Garage

WordPress is a household name in web accessibility, with statistics showing that it powers over 35% of all websites. Many reasons make WordPress a popular option, including no license fees, it can be used for simple websites, a reasonable learning… Continue Reading →

Optimize Your WordPress Site with Database Cleaner - WP Mayor

How bloated is your WordPress database? Sometimes it seems that no matter what you do to optimize your site, it’s still a little sluggish. You should be using a database cleaner. The post “Optimize Your WordPress Site with Database Cleaner”… Continue Reading →

4 Best IDX Plugins for WordPress - Elegant Themes

If you’re in the real estate business, then you’re probably familiar with Multiple Listing Service (MLS) portals and Internet Data Exchange (IDX) software. Furthermore, if you have a real estate website built on WordPress, being able to pull listings using… Continue Reading →

WP Migrate 2.4 Released: Faster Migrations, Must-Use Plugins, WP Engine Compatibility, and More - Delicious Brains

Today we’re pleased to announce the official release of WP Migrate 2.4. With new capabilities for migrating must-use plugins and other files in the wp-content directory, it’s now possible to migrate an entire site from WP Admin, including all the… Continue Reading →

PublishPress Acquires MetaSlider Plugin and MetaSlider Lightbox - WP Tavern

PublishPress, a company that develops free and commercial publishing and permissions plugins for WordPress, has acquired MetaSlider from Extendify. The plugin is used on more than 700,000 sites to build sliders, slideshows, carousels, and galleries. The company’s mission is to… Continue Reading →

The Best WordPress Survey Plugins for 2022 - iThemes

The best WordPress survey plugins for 2022 help you connect with your customers and site visitors with surveys. These WordPress plugins allow you to quickly build survey forms, publish them on your WordPress website, and record responses that you can… Continue Reading →

AST vs Woo: A WooCommerce Shipment Tracking Plugin Comparison (2022) - WP Mayor

In our hands-on WooCommerce shipment tracking plugin comparison, we’re going to see how Advanced Shipment Tracking (AST) and the official Shipment Tracking plugin compare. The post “AST vs Woo: A WooCommerce Shipment Tracking Plugin Comparison (2022)” first appeared on WP… Continue Reading →

#43 – Nick Ahmann on Testing Plugins With TasteWP - WP Tavern

On the podcast today we have Nick Ahmann. Nick works for Inisev, a company which provides SaaS services for WordPress and other platforms. They have a range of products, but today we focus on TasteWP. TasteWP is a service which… Continue Reading →

New Block Diffusion Plugin Creates AI-Generated Images from Text Prompts - WP Tavern

AI image generation has quickly become more accessible over the past few months and is making its way into different industries that require asset creation. Although it’s still somewhat limited, AI image generators can create breathtaking photorealistic images from complex… Continue Reading →

Best WordPress SMTP Plugins for 2022 - iThemes

The best WordPress SMTP plugins for 2022 allow you to send emails with better deliverability rates so you can reliably communicate with your customers and website users. In this guide, we’ll take a look at why you need a WordPress… Continue Reading →

5 Best WordPress VR and Metaverse Plugins - Elegant Themes

Virtual Reality (VR) has become increasingly popular in recent years. It enables users to enjoy immersive experiences from the comfort of their own homes. Furthermore, adding this feature to your website can help make your content more interactive, which may… Continue Reading →

Best WordPress Twitter Plugins for 2022 - iThemes

The best WordPress Twitter plugins for 2022 make it easy for you to share your tweets directly on your WordPress site. Whatever your personal experience of Twitter has been, there’s no doubt that being able to display your tweets or… Continue Reading →

BuddyPress Plugin Usage Declining, Remaining Contributors Discuss Path Forward - WP Tavern

In the most recent BuddyPress developers’ chat, contributors discussed progress on the upcoming 11.0.0 release, which is expected on December 14, 2022. Mathieu Viet, one of BuddyPress’ lead developers who spearheaded the effort to get the BP Attachments API into… Continue Reading →

Matt Mullenweg Renews Push for Canonical Plugins - WP Tavern

During WordCamp US’ contributor day this weekend, Matt Mullenweg published a renewed call for WordPress’ Make teams to adopt a plugin-first approach when developing new features for core. He revived the notion of canonical plugins, first introduced to the WordPress… Continue Reading →

Bloom Plugin Review (Elegant Themes): Better Options Exist (2022) - WP Kube

The post Bloom Plugin Review (Elegant Themes): Better Options Exist (2022) is written by Colin Newcomer and appeared first on WPKube. Considering using the Elegant Themes Bloom plugin to grow your email list? In our Bloom plugin review, we’ll help… Continue Reading →

The Best WordPress Maintenance Mode Plugins of 2022 - iThemes

The best WordPress maintenance mode plugins for 2022 make it possible for a website owner to perform updates, maintenance, and development by showing users a customized “Coming Soon” or “Under Maintenance” message while the backend work is being done. In… Continue Reading →

iThemes Patches Vulnerability in BackupBuddy, Wordfence Tracks 5 Million Exploit Attempts - WP Tavern

BackupBuddy, a commercial plugin from iThemes that performs scheduled backups with remote storage options, has patched a vulnerability that allowed for arbitrary file download by unauthenticated users. iThemes published an advisory for its users, indicating that the vulnerability affects versions… Continue Reading →

5 best WordPress plugins for selling digital courses - GoDaddy Garage

This post was originally published on Oct. 30, 2020, and updated on Sept. 6, 2022. At the height of the Covid19 pandemic in 2020, everyone was talking about digital learning. Though most schools have returned to in-person education in 2021… Continue Reading →

Jetpack Performance Team Takes Over WP Super Cache Development - WP Tavern

WP Super Cache, one of the oldest and most widely used static caching plugins for WordPress, is changing hands. After 15 years, the plugin’s author, Donncha Ó Caoimh, is handing over maintenance and development to Jetpack’s performance team. If you… Continue Reading →

Best WordPress Membership Plugins for 2022 - iThemes

The best WordPress membership plugins for 2022 can help you create new income streams and build a thriving, like-minded community from your WordPress website. But finding the perfect membership plugin for your project can be daunting, depending on your needs…. Continue Reading →

How to Setup the W3 Total Cache Plugin: A Beginner’s Guide - WP Kube

The post How to Setup the W3 Total Cache Plugin: A Beginner’s Guide is written by Tom Rankin and appeared first on WPKube. A fast website relies on a multitude of different strategies, tactics, and technologies. Caching is the technological… Continue Reading →

WP-Optimize Denies Allegations of Cheating Performance Tools - WP Tavern

Yesterday, we published allegations from Gijo Varghese against UpdraftPlus, the makers of WP-Optimize. Varghese is founder of FlyingProxy, a competing company, and identifies himself as a “performance enthusiast.” He accused the plugin of “cheating Pagespeed and other tools” by hiding… Continue Reading →

WP-Optimize Plugin Accused of Cheating PageSpeed and Other Performance Testing Tools - WP Tavern

Gijo Varghese, a developer who calls himself a “web performance enthusiast,” shocked WordPress users around the world over the weekend when he tweeted a screenshot of how WP-Optimize is explicitly preventing select JavaScript files from loading when users test their… Continue Reading →

How To Offer Custom Design Services To Your Web Development Clients - WPMU Dev

Offering custom design services as part of your overall web development service can help increase your appeal, your revenue, and allow you to add more value for clients. Learn, step-by-step, how it’s done in this article. Looking to expand your… Continue Reading →

Podcast E443 – Forum Plugin Review #6 – ForumWP - KitchenSinkWP

This week I review another Forums solution: ForumWP [powerpress]

Best WordPress SEO Plugins of 2022 - iThemes

The best WordPress SEO plugins for 2022 help boost your SEO (search engine optimization) efforts and ensure that your website is supercharged for the search engines. In this guide, we’ll cover the most popular and absolute best-performing WordPress SEO plugins… Continue Reading →

Newsletter Glue Closes Free Plugin on WordPress.org - WP Tavern

The creators of Newsletter Glue have removed their free plugin from WordPress.org in favor of focusing on the commercial version. The plugin streamlines the publishing workflow for newsletter authors who also publish to their WordPress sites. It includes blocks and… Continue Reading →

Google Analytics 4 Now Integrates With Our Beehive Plugin (For Free) - WPMU Dev

Universal Analytics is out and Google Analytics 4 is the way forward. In keeping with the times, our free Beehive plugin now integrates with GA4. Learn more about the integration and the advantages of Google’s new analytics overlord. Earlier this… Continue Reading →

3 absolute musts when adding WordPress plugins - GoDaddy Garage

WordPress is the most popular platform for blogging and website development, and it’s easy to see why. It is free to use and adding WordPress plugins can help you improve your website and make it more functional. However, there are… Continue Reading →

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