There’s a reason more and more people are turning towards blogging as a secondary source of income. In fact, many have become full-time bloggers and doing much better than they did working a traditional job.
We are living in the digital age and there aren’t many professions that offer a better combination of freedom, work-life balance, and income growth than blogging. And to succeed with blogging as a beginner, starting a niche blog is probably one of easiest ways.
So this post will be your complete guide to building a successful niche blog that generates a significant income from you consistently, month after month.
We are sure that has got you excited, so let’s cut right to the chase.
Released on August 11th, the latest WordPress version is 5.5 and called ‘Eckstine’. The major improvement areas in this update are speed, visibility as well as security and you can download it from here or backup your existing website and update through your dashboard.
The new version is updated with several new and interesting features for your websites based on WordPress.
What’s new in the new WordPress update?
Lazy loading images for speedier pages
Images are one of the most common culprits slowing down your website. Even though they intend to improve the user experience by making your website more intuitive and interesting, they obviously take longer to load and may result into slower page load times sometimes.
The images will now wait to be loaded until they are to be viewed, which means lesser load on the servers, quicker response and avoiding loading of images that are not meant for the device.
Better visibility for your websites
This newer version includes an XML sitemap. And this facilitates the discovery of your new pages as soon as they are published live.
Therefore, more people will find your website and you can have more chances to convert the visitors. You can make the best of the visibility to retain visitors and make them return in future.
Easy & secure auto-updates for plugins
Now, you can choose the plugins and themes that you want to auto-update. Therefore, you can always have your website up-to-date with the latest versions of all the components.
Moreover, if you don’t want a particular plugin to be auto-updates, you can simply turn it off! You can also manually update your plugins by uploading the zip.
New features for the block editor
There are many improvements in the block editor, but here are few of the main addition to the block editor are listed below:
Block pattern: This will let you use a combination of text and media to create beautiful layouts with the editor.
Block Directory: This feature will enable you to install new blocks into your website without actually leaving the editor as it is built right into the editor.
Image editing: Image editing is made easier with the inline image editing feature added with the new WordPress 5.5 . You can now edit your images right into your image block and resize, crop, or rotate it.
These new features will make editing with your block editor more interesting with new updates. Besides there are many other changes that makes the user interface much better than it already is. The new borders and highlights around the options will make editing easier and intuitive.
Moreover, the block directory with the search feature will let you find if there are any blocks based on your requirements. If there isn’t a block that you have already installed, it will show you all the options for the feature to let you easily integrate it into your block editor.
New WordPress version & Templatic themes
We have started by updating our Directory WordPress Theme for the new WordPress version. The latest version of the Directory theme and the Tevolution plugin has been updated with the required changes to make sure it works well with your updated WordPress environment.
We are already testing all of our other themes, and till now, most of them turned out to be compatible with the latest version of WordPress.
WordPress is the most popular CMS out there. No matter the type of website you’re looking to build, you likely wouldn’t find a better combination of functionality and ease of managing your website than with WordPress.
WordPress comes with a lot of useful features and functionalities right out of the box, including some useful SEO elements. But as SEO is a pretty vast aspect of your website or web business, there’s a lot more to it than what WordPress offers in its basic form.
And that’s precisely all we will be talking about in this detailed guide to WordPress SEO. You will learn everything you need to know about optimizing your WordPress website for SEO.
So without further ado, let’s get down to business.
We are so excited to reintroduce the free Live Magazine blog theme to you. Loaded with fresh new features and compatible with the latest WordPress version, it is a free theme to create content focused WordPress websites.
What is the Live Magazine theme?
The re-modeled Live Magazine theme is all about ease of use. Being in the WordPress industry for about 12 years now, we understand that simplicity is what you need. Fancy themes are good, but at times all a WordPress user asks for is the ease of use.
Especially, when building a blog, or a news magazine website, you don’t need a complicated WordPress theme with thousands of options, all you need is a decent design and easy options to help publish your posts online.
Our clients are mostly business owners, or bloggers looking for web tools to help them build a website that can smoothly communicate to their target audience on their behalf.
But you probably already know that, which is why you’re now looking for the best WordPress directory theme to use for your directory site. So without further ado, let us walk you through the 4 best WordPress directory themes you can choose from.
A premium WordPress theme club is basically a large collection of premium themes, ideally including a wide variety of themes to cover different types of web projects. Many reputed WordPress theme companies offer access to all their premium themes for a fraction of their individual prices combined in the form of a theme club membership.
But is a premium theme club for you? Does it make sense for you to buy a theme club over individual premium themes? We will help you decide by walking you through the pros and cons of buying a premium theme club membership below.
You already know how important it is to own a business website to hold your identity online, don’t you?
Especially, looking at all the advantages of having your business represented by an online website, and how it so easy and affordable with the technologies like WordPress, you should get on your right foot instantly if you don’t already have one.
Because creating a business website is always one of the decisions that will help you acquire more clients. It is the easiest way to let your clients reach you easily.
Here are the five simple steps that you can follow to get your business website created on your own, within 30 minutes.