20+ Best WooCommerce WordPress Themes 2014

20+ Best WooCommerce WordPress Themes 2014

WordPress is a content management tool that was originally created as a blogging software. Since its initial release WordPress has grown into something quite different and currently powers over 20% of the top 10,000 websites online. While many of these websites are magazines, blogs, and portfolio’s others have used third party plugins to sell tangible goods via an eCommerce store. WooCommerce is arguably the most popular plugin for those wanting to create an online store with WordPress. This plugin was […]

8 More Options for Displaying Your Photos and Other Images in Style in WordPress Using Image Galleries

8 More Options for Displaying Your Photos and Other Images in Style in WordPress Using Image Galleries

While WordPress comes with a basic built-in image gallery tool, if you want to add more style and functionality to the way your galleries of photos and other images are displayed on your blog, the free and premium plugins in this post should provide a good solution. From using thumbnail previews with lightbox popups, to automatically creating seamless responsive grids of your photos that automatically resize your images, there should be a tool for every budget and set of requirements. […]

10 Useful Tools and Services for Managing your WordPress Multisite Network

10 Useful Tools and Services for Managing your WordPress Multisite Network

If you are managing a WordPress Multisite network then the plugins covered in this post will give you more tools and features to help make running your network easier and more efficient. If you aren’t yet aware of WordPress Multisite then this guide should give you a good introduction to this lesser known feature of WordPress and help you decide if it’s something you could use for your next project. However, for those already working with Multisite, or about to […]

10+ Best WordPress Fitness Themes For Gyms 2014

10+ Best WordPress Fitness Themes For Gyms 2014

I was recently asked to create a website for a local schools gym as they are soon to open up to the public in the evenings. I had never considered WordPress themes for fitness clubs & gyms before but as my girlfriends works for the school I was forced to offer my services and therefore needed to quickly research the WP themes available for this particular school gym. Today I would like to bring you a list of the very […]

The Best Free and Premium Responsive Slider Plugins for WordPress

The Best Free and Premium Responsive Slider Plugins for WordPress

While there’s been some debate recently about whether sliders are a good use of screen real estate or not, they certainly make it possible to display more of your best content in a limited amount of space than would be otherwise possible. Although not everyone is a fan of homepage content sliders, they remain a popular staple of the best-selling themes for WordPress. So if you would like to add one to your website, or upgrade the lacklustre slider that […]

Best WordPress Plugins for Customizing the User Roles

Best WordPress Plugins for Customizing the User Roles

In this post you will get an overview of the different roles in WordPress and what users with each of the available roles can do when logged into your WordPress site. If you ever plan on giving another user access to your admin area, whether they will be writing content, or fixing any problems, it’s important that you know which role to give them. This will ensure that they can do what is required of them, without having too much […]

Add-ons for the WP eCommerce Online Store Builder to Enhance Your WordPress Shop

Add-ons for the WP eCommerce Online Store Builder to Enhance Your WordPress Shop

Here at WP Squared we’ve already taken a look at some interesting and useful ecommerce add-ons for two popular online store builder plugins for WordPress: WooCommerce and Easy Digital Downloads. While WooCommerce is probably the most popular eCommerce plugin for WordPress with over 5 million downloads to date, there are other options out there for building an online shop with WordPress. One popular alternative to WooCommerce is another free plugin with almost 3 million downloads: WP eCommerce. While it’s not […]

15+ Best WordPress Themes For Financial Companies 2014

15+ Best WordPress Themes For Financial Companies 2014

Today I will be looking at WordPress finance themes that have been specifically designed for financial companies. Weather you are a loans broker, mortgage consultant, or work in some other financial field than we hope you will find the WordPress theme here that will match your ambition. Empire Now I don’t often recommend themes from template monster as some support can be lacking from the authors, however I have made it my duty for financial themes to do at least […]

The Best Shortcode Plugins for Improving Your WordPress Content

The Best Shortcode Plugins for Improving Your WordPress Content

Shortcodes are placeholders you add to your WordPress posts and pages, which are then replaced by more content or code when that post or page goes live. If you are new to shortcodes in WordPress then this article we published a while ago will get you up to speed.  However, for a quick overview, here is a brief description: A simple example of a shortcode would be a small string of text that is added to a post, and then […]

Best Celebrity Lifestyle Magazine Themes 2014

Best Celebrity Lifestyle Magazine Themes 2014

Celebrity lifestyle blogs and online magazines have become increasingly popular over the previous few years, and one particular reason for this is that social media can generate a lot of traffic on this particular topic. Today I have decided to create a list of the very best celebrity magazine & blogging WordPress themes for those wanting to get involved in reporting the latest celebrity fashion, trends and gossip. WordPress has allowed those with a passion to write about anything, and […]