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WordPress.com Business Plan Review: A Worthy Self-Hosted Alternative?

If you’ve ever read a WordPress.org vs WordPress.com comparison post, you know that one of the common complaints against WordPress.com is that it’s not “real” WordPress. That is, you can’t install your own plugins. You can’t install your own themes. It’s just…not as flexible as what you get with self-hosted WordPress. And for a long time, that was true. While WordPress.com users got their own helpful features (many of which self-hosted users could access via Jetpack), WordPress.com users just plain couldn’t benefit from most of the WordPress ecosystem. That all changed in August 2017 when WordPress.com announced that Business...

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The Most Stellar WordPress Plugins for 2018

WordPress and plugins go hand in hand. However, because there are literally thousands available, it’s incredibly tough to whittle them down to the most essential. Once you have that list, you’ll need to skim off the cream of the crop in order to run a site that’s stable, secure, and ultimately functional. It’s a good idea to think of the different ‘categories’ you’ll need, and work from there. For example, you’ll likely want to carry out some Search Engine Optimization (SEO), which may also include reducing the loading time of your site using caching or image optimization. As such,...

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How To Create A WooCommerce Photography Site To Sell Photos Online

Looking for a way to sell photos online? A WooCommerce photography site might be just the ticket – and it’ll be a lot cheaper than something like Shopify! With the method that I’m about to show you, you’ll be able to create a shoppable gallery to: Sell downloadable photos publicly to anyone who visits your site Give individual clients their own private sections where they can go through and shop their own photo sets Or, you can even do both at the same time! Keep reading to learn step-by-step how you can create a WooCommerce photography site to sell...

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Should International SEO Be Part of Your Growth Strategy?

In an increasingly globalized world, many businesses are waking up to the fact that there is a bigger world out there and many other markets that they can grow into. Of course, the biggest problem is how to cross the cultural and language barriers and reach those people in other markets. I’ve found this YouTube video by Neil Patel to be a very good summary of the factors that determine the success or failure of an international SEO growth strategy. I’ve dabbled briefly in international SEO and know how tricky it can be. For example, after owning a website...

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How To Set up Multi Vendor Store Using Dokan on WooCommerce

Multi-vendor online stores also known as multi-vendor marketplaces are becoming popular nowadays. The idea behind a multi-vendor store is to allow individuals, resellers and/or companies to create their profiles and sell products. The big giants are Amazon, Alibaba, Etsy, ThemeForest, and eBay etc. Today, I will guide how you can easily create a WordPress marketplace from scratch. Before moving ahead, here are the few prerequisites: Hosting WordPress WooCommerce A Multi-Vendor Plugin (Dokan) Hosting Since you are going to create a marketplace for a large number of audience. You would require an optimized and secure WordPress hosting like Cloudways. A...

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