Archive for the ‘CreateCo’ Category

Mar
31
2017

Clef’s Dead, Now What? 4 Free Two-Factor Authentication Alternatives

The Clef plugin made logging into WordPress easy and more secure thanks to two-factor authentication. But it was recently announced that Clef is sunsetting and now users need to find an alternative. So what the fudge are we supposed to do now? Two-factor authentication for logging…
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Mar
29
2017

How to Add Medium’s Most Popular Features to WordPress

High-profile blogging platform Medium has lost some of its shine since one-third of staff were let go last, and this week announcing a paid membership subscription program. These business changes offer a solid reminder that companies come and go, and the wise content producer maintains…
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Mar
28
2017

12 Steps to Building a Small Business Website with WordPress

Setting up a website for your business can be costly if you are using professional web designers and developers. Fortunately, if you’re anticipating that your website isn’t going to be too complex with too many pages and features, you can design and build your site…
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Mar
25
2017

How to Add and Customize Video Headers in WordPress

WordPress 4.7 introduced the concept of video headers built right into the core software. This visual element is nothing new – we’ve seen it on countless sites and themes – but building it into core makes it considerably more approachable than before. According to WordPress.org: In…
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Mar
24
2017

Where to Put Your Call-to-Actions Buttons? What the Research Says CTAs

When we talk about the optimization of web design, much of our focus often goes towards the obvious elements: content, color, sizing, typography, and so on. But as we saw in the analysis conducted on logo optimization, placement also plays an important role in the…
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Mar
23
2017

27 Reasons Why WordPress Crushes Squarespace Every Time

If you’ve landed on this post because you’re deciding whether to go with WordPress or Squarespace, let me make your decision easier for you: choose WordPress every time. While both provide a platform for you to build a website, they are vastly different. WordPress is…
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Mar
21
2017

Fun Ways to Add Gamification to Your Website

According to a report released by the Entertainment Software Association in 2015, 42% of people living in the U.S. play video games at least three hours every week. Michael D. Gallagher, the president and CEO of ESA, added that: OK, so it’s important to take…
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Mar
18
2017

21 Productivity Tips to Get You Fired Up When You’re Having One of Those Days

One of the best things about working with WordPress is that no matter where you are in the world, all you need is (reliable) wifi to work with the platform. But it does come with a downside: working from home can be really distracting. When…
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Mar
17
2017

Beyond Speed: 5 (More) Reasons Why You Should be Using a CDN

You’ve probably already heard about CDNs, you know, they help make your website faster. Yet, you might feel that after paying for web hosting, why should you pay the same amount (or more!) for a CDN? Shouldn’t your hosting already do all of this stuff?…
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Mar
15
2017

10 Burger Menu Animations That Will Blow Your Mind

As user experience dominates most of our web design discussions, it’s important that we take a closer look at this thing we call the “hamburger” menu. In case you missed it, I’ve touched on the prowess of the hamburger menu before. I’ve discussed the best…
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