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Sometimes, one needs to create more than just a blog. In fact, it is quite often the case that WordPress is used to create a personal online presence. You might be an artist, or a writer, or maybe an entrepreneur, and you wish to have a simple single-page website that tells the world about all that you have accomplished.
When you run a WordPress site, most likely you will need to monetize it in some way. While you can put ads one by one on all pages, it’s much easier to get some of the many WordPress ads plugins, configure it, and wait for the money to pour in.
Out of the thousands of WordPress plugins, there is one group that deserves special attention – SEO plugins. These plugins silently do their job behind the curtains and they don’t contribute to the glorious look of your site. However, without them even the most glorious site is doomed because without traffic, no matter how great your site is, you are nobody.
Looking for a great looking, free theme for your new WordPress site? You’ve come to the right place! Today we’ve gathered over 100 of the best free WordPress themes on the web. Don’t just search Google for free WP themes and come up with the same results as everyone else. Instead, use our huge list of curated designs that are sure to meet your needs.
Nowadays, almost everyone is on the internet. While some use the internet primarily to run their businesses, others are involved in jobs and tasks that require frequent exposure to the internet. And some use it just to spend time on social networks.
When you start searching for WordPress themes – free or paid – you soon realize there are a great many of them. You can’t try them all and it is a huge time-saver when you can find a good list of recent themes. Without any illusions that this list is the best, here are my 2 cents to save you the hassle to find good free WordPress themes.
If you need to get a site up and running in a short time, consider implementing a theme or template for the content management system of your choice, or go for a straight HTML5 template. There are thousands of options out there, especially for WordPress. If you want to cut to the chase, check out the ones below.
As I talked about previously in our Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development tutorial, one of the great things about working in WordPress is the ability to piggy-back on WP’s database connection. It not only saves you code and time, but also makes your plugin or theme run faster and more securely. Today, I’d like to get into more detail about exactly what database functions are available to you inside of WordPress.
This is part of an ongoing series for programmers interested in developing WordPress plugins with PHP. If you are just starting out with WordPress, and want some more basic tips, check out the previous lessons:
WordPress happens to be the most used Content Management System on the internet today. It began as a humble blogging tool, and has since evolved into a full-fledged CMS that can power virtually any niche of site, be it a news magazine, a portfolio, an eCommerce shop, and so on.