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5 Alternatives to WooCommerce

by | Blog | 3rd July, 2017

WooCommerce has long been the go to storefront option for many WordPress users. Its easy integration into existing WordPress blog setups coupled with the fact it’s free and has an extensive feature list makes it a clear winner for most. But there are alternatives, some of which may well be...

The 10 Best SEO Plugins for WordPress

by | Blog | 30th June, 2017

All bloggers long for more traffic, but as we all know generating traffic to any site, blog or otherwise, is a challenge. Most people tend to focus on “offsite” campaigns be it link building, media advertising or paid click sources but have you ever considered there could well be more...

Our 10 Favourite Free WordPress Themes

by | Blog | 30th June, 2017

Following on from my recent post featuring premium wordpress themes, I’ve decided to put together a list of what I consider the top 10 free themes for your blog. All of the below have been tried and tested over time and all of them whilst looking visually stunning all come...

The 5 Best WordPress Caching Plugins

by | Blog | 30th June, 2017

As good as WordPress is, it does have its flaws. Let’s be honest, it’s not the fastest CMS out there. It’s quite bulky and if you have any traffic of note, without proper optimisation, you’re going to run into issues. Combine this with lots of constantly called CSS/JS files utilised...

The Top 10 Most Popular Softaculous Apps

by | Blog | 30th June, 2017

One of the most popular features of our web hosting packages is the Softaculous autoinstaller application. Softaculous allows you to install a range of applications (400+) at the click of a button. All you need to do is populate it with basic information and off it goes making the downloading...

Building a Better Blog – 10 Things to Consider

by | Blog | 29th June, 2017

Established bloggers often ask themselves the same question. How can I make my blog better? There are so many tips, tutorials and ideas floating around for first time bloggers but not so much for the more established breed. So today we’re going to change that. Below I’m going to run...

Make Money Online – Start a Niche Blog

by | Blog | 28th June, 2017

The easiest way to make money online is to start a niche blog. Some would argue that building out an affiliate site is better. Some swear by e-commerce and some think that you need to actual offer a product or service to churn out a living. But that’s simply not...

5 Great Alternatives to Google AdSense for Bloggers

by | Blog | 28th June, 2017

Making a living online is quite a challenge. Even the thought of monetization is enough to send first timer bloggers into a blind panic. But there is help at hand. Whilst most bloggers tend to gravitate towards the tried and tested Google AdSense platform for their monetization needs there are...

5 SEO Tools You Shouldn’t Live Without

by | Blog | 26th June, 2017

Marketing any website, be it a personal blog or commercial site is a real challenge in 2017. Pretty much every niche is saturated in terms of competition and the chances of finding a niche that doesn’t include a whole host of big brands and major players is ridiculously slim. So...

Getting Started in WordPress Theme Development

by | Blog | 26th June, 2017

Theme Development for WordPress is one of those things that sounds a lot more difficult than it really is. In truth, to create a theme from a given HTML/CSS design is actually fairly simple. You essentially just need to split your design into different (specific) files and include a few...