Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.9 Is Here!

In the biggest news this week, WordPress 4.9 is out and available to the public! Click here to see all the new stuff. Post Status also has an interview with Matt Mullenweg and there are some big WordPress changes over at Envato Elements. And we just published a post on the best WordPress Black Friday ... Read more The post Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.9 Is Here! appeared first on Learn WordPress with WPLift.

WordPress Black Friday And Cyber Monday 2017 Deals And Coupons

Get out your credit card(s) because it’s that time of the year again. That beautiful, once-a-year time when generous WordPress developers bless us with an abundance of coupons and discounts for our favorite themes and plugins. I’m talking about WordPress Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals! And boy have we got a cornucopia of discounts ... Read more The post WordPress Black Friday And Cyber Monday 2017 Deals And Coupons appeared first on Learn WordPress with WPLift.

How To Start A Travel Blog: Beginner’s Guide

So you want to start a travel blog? Congrats! That’s awesome. I’ve been known to dabble in travel blogging and it’s a nice change from writing more technical articles like this one. But if you want to create your own travel blog, you’re going to need your own website…and that might not be as easy ... Read more The post How To Start A Travel Blog: Beginner’s Guide appeared first on Learn WordPress with WPLift.

6 Top Creative Uses That Prove Download Manager is Extremely Versatile

One of the most important aspects of a website is organization. For WordPress users, having a plugin that fully organizes all the files on your site is super helpful. The great thing about a versatile tool like the WordPress Download Manager plugin is just how many ways it can be helpful to users. The Download Manager Plugin by CreativeMinds is an awesome file management plugin that allows users to build a unique file-sharing directory on their WordPress site. This plugin lets users download and upload documents, video, images and much more, all with a front-end customizable with shortcodes. Media files like mp3 can be previewed. Administrators can manage file permissions, create payment options, and moderate uploaded content easily. The plugin fully supports translation and localization, with many supported languages including German, Polish, Russian, French, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch. Each file uploaded creates a unique landing page with file previews, support forum, links..

6 Creative Uses That Prove Download Manager is Extremely Versatile

One of the most important aspects of a website is organization. For WordPress users, having a plugin that fully organizes all the files on your site is super helpful. The great thing about a versatile plugin like the Download Manager is just how many ways it can be helpful to users. The Download Manager Plugin by CreativeMinds is an awesome file management plugin that allows users to build a unique file-sharing directory on their WordPress site. This plugin lets users download and upload documents, video, images and much more. Administrators can manage file permissions, create payment options and moderate uploaded content easily. The plugin fully supports translation and localization, with many supported languages including German, Polish, Russian, French, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch. Each file uploaded creates a unique landing page with file previews, support forum, links and more. Files can also be password protected for restricted for specific users. Below we select some not..

What’s New in WordPress 4.9 – See New Features in Action

The second major WordPress release of the year dropped today; WordPress 4.9 brings a range of improvements and enhancements in line with the user centered update promised on June 16th. See them all here. This is what’s new in WordPress 4.9. WordPress 4.9 is like every major WordPress update, in that the community has been circling it since the announcement was made. The list of potential enhancements and features has got everyone buzzing again! It was made clear early that there wouldn’t be a focus on Gutenberg for this release – Gutenberg will be the driver behind WordPress 5.0 next year. However, WordPress 4.9 is one for the loyalists with a couple of additions that have been waiting eight years for inclusion. This WordPress 4.9 release is an opportunity to clear the decks in preparation for Gutenberg watershed sometime next year. In that light, the changes that we see here are overwhelmingly user oriented. With a strong desire to help users with editing and management. Does it suc..

How To Add Google Tag Manager To WordPress + Insert Scripts

When it comes to adding scripts to WordPress, most people recommend that you use a plugin like Code Snippets or your own custom plugin (or, if you’re wild and crazy, you can stick them right in your child theme’s template files). But lately on some of the Facebook WordPress groups, I’ve been seeing people talk ... Read more The post How To Add Google Tag Manager To WordPress + Insert Scripts appeared first on Learn WordPress with WPLift.

5 Best WordPress Maintenance Mode Plugins For Your Site

If you need to make changes to the live version of your WordPress site, you probably don’t want your visitors walking in on you at an awkward moment. That’s what maintenance mode is for. It lets you throw up a user-friendly page that tells users “Hey, the site isn’t available for a bit. Please come ... Read more The post 5 Best WordPress Maintenance Mode Plugins For Your Site appeared first on Learn WordPress with WPLift.

How a Glossary Helps (a Lot) Multi-lingual WordPress Websites

The Internet has no universal language and is multi-lingual. While English is one of the top languages spoken around the world and used online, it is not the only one. According to internetworldstats.com, over 1.9 billion internet users reside in Asia, which is nearly half of internet users. The other top two internet using areas are Europe, which has over 659 million internet users, and Latin America and the Carribean, which have 404 million. Based on internet usage, it’s clear that many different languages dominate the internet. That’s why having a multi-lingual website is so important: it actually brings in a bigger audience. The more languages a WordPress website has, the more reach your website and its content will have as well. Having a multi-lingual website can be very helpful for business success. Having a glossary for a multi-lingual website can make the website even more efficient and accessible for more people to use it. The Tooltip Glossary Plugin for WordPress Thi..

One Sure Way To Build Trust and Increase Conversion: The Customer Review

Holidays are coming. As anyone who works with sales knows, this is a big deal, as most stores take months to prepare for these few weeks when customers go on shopping sprees. It’s a time for increased sales, but not only: it’s also an opportunity to benefit from the increased engagement to gather reviews. Graph shows the difference on conversion for based on if user saw user-generated content or not. Information source: Yotpo (Click to Enlarge) Why are reviews important? They build trust and credibility. And there is data to back this up. People who look at user reviews, photos and Q&A convert 161% more than people who do not look at these user-generated content, according to a research by Yotpo involving 200,000 stores. The study found out that providing reviews, photos, and Q&A increased trust and conversion across the five analyzed industries. The increase in conversion ranged from 81% in Electronics (rising from 2.62% to 4.73%) to 207% in Apparel (2.07% to 6.37%). This info..