best wordpress themes for business

How to Choose The Best WordPress Theme for Your Business

If you decided on WordPress for your business website or professional blog, well…you’re a genius. Not only is WordPress supported by a huge community with seemingly infinite resources for customizing  your WordPress site, it's open source and free. No wonder almost half of all new websites run on … [Read more...]

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How To Promote Your Blog With CoSchedule

No matter how many times you've launched a new WordPress blog, you know that launching a blog and actually writing a blog post are two different things. Writing for the blog isn't easy, and when it comes time to finally publishing a post you'd think there should be fireworks, but this rarely … [Read more...]

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Use SearchWP & Genesis to Create a WordPress Image Search Engine

So, if you haven't already heard of it, SearchWP is an awesome new plugin created by Jonathan Christopher. It's a drop-in replacement for the default WordPress search engine which has been lacking for quite a long time. Luckily, the default search engine is getting an overhaul soon, but SearchWP is … [Read more...]

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Soothe Your WordPress Rage With Our Admin Content Labels Plugin

If you've ever managed a WordPress website before, you know how ragey sifting through tons of content in the admin panel can make you. There are lots of useful tools like filters and search, but there's one thing that's always been a little annoying for me. In my experience, post titles don't always … [Read more...]

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5 Minutes of Reflection: A Look Back at 2014

Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful. - Margaret J. Wheatley Honest note: I wasn't going to write this post. It seemed trivial and not all that important in the grand scheme of things, but the more I thought … [Read more...]

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Gmail SMTP Settings and New Security Measures Demystified

If you're not an internet guru, the Gmail SMTP settings can be pretty confusing. What's more, if you use WordPress, getting your website to deliver email correctly with all of the different hosting environments can be a real trick. Using your web host for email is not entirely dependable and … [Read more...]

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I Remember #MyFirstProject on the Web. Do you?

I don't know why exactly, but last night as I was looking at the stack of work I needed to complete before heading out of town for a family commitment, I felt overwhelmed for a minute, and then I started waxing nostalgic. I started remembering some of my early web projects and how much I enjoyed … [Read more...]

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Why It’s Important to Say No to Your Support Customers

How do you politely say “teaching you CSS and PHP is outside the scope of theme support” without sounding rude/unhelpful? — carrie dils (@cdils) August 4, 2014 I saw this tweet from Carrie some time last week, and the myriad of replies that followed. Everything from LMGTFY to simply explaining … [Read more...]

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Rob Neu and Audit WP Join WP Site Care

When you work with someone for long enough, on a lot of the same types of projects, eventually you reach a point where you casually start asking each other "why aren't we always building things together?" Those are the conversations I started having with Rob Neu a few months ago. Today I'm happy … [Read more...]

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Introducing Flagship: Purpose-Built WordPress Themes

tl;dr: We're opening a WordPress theme shop the beginning of September. You can sign up to get on the pre-launch list for news and discounts here. As a service provider, it's always been a goal of ours to build WordPress products. From a business perspective it makes a lot of sense, and we've … [Read more...]