WordPress

5 Best Alternatives to WordPress for Beginners

WordPress is one of the most popular website builders favored by almost every budding blogger and entrepreneur. The open source platform is can be customized and is compatible with almost every device, offering users a wide range of plugins and extensions for powerful content management and website development. However, WordPress is not always the best option for the websites build on a basic framework. For all its user-friendliness, WordPress does require a degree of technical expertise and coding skills. The extensive blogs and technical support though helpful can be quite exhausting to understand and implement.

Simple Guide for Creating a WordPress Blog

There are many reasons why you may want to start your own blog. It can be a personal blog where you share your own thoughts and ideas or a commercial blog that promotes products/services you or a third party sells. What’s more is that it is possible to make money with a blog by selling advertising space. The important thing you need to do is to first learn how to setup a blog the right way. This post discusses the key steps you need to take when starting a WordPress blog.

What you will need

Prior to getting to the real steps, you need to know what you really need to set up your first blog. There are basically three things you will need in addition to making up your mind on what you want to blog about:

WordPress 4.8 introduces four new widgets

WordPress 4.8 is now available and introduces users to new content management tools including three media widgets covering images, audio and video. The "Evans" release also includes link improvements, an updated text widget that supports visual editing, and an upgraded news and events section in your dashboard. 

When Matt Mullenweg announced the release of WordPress 4.8 he mentioned that this new version was built with you in mind. While the updates seem minor, he indicated that users will find that the improvements intuitive enough that "you’ll welcome [the changes] like an old friend".

Why is WordPress Such a Popular Platform?

WordPress is the most well-known and successful content manage systems ever made. With over 26% of the world’s websites using it, there’s gotta be some kind of secret we don’t know about, right? How could something be so popular after all this time? It’s not a secret at all, actually, WordPress is just a perfect storm of features and usability.

Join us as we look at the characteristics and design choices that led WordPress to take the throne as the most popular CMS in the world.

5 CMS Alternatives to WordPress

Many say that WordPress is one of the most well-known open-source systems to manage a website. There are more than 9000 templates and 40.000+ plugins for WordPress. Nevertheless, popularity doesn’t guarantee a high level of efficiency.

To provide yourself with proper tools, allowing to create a truly useful and engaging website for personal need, you must first find and install needed add-ons, because there are simply no good plugins installed by default.

Why Should You Hire an SEO Agency for WordPress CMS Management?

The WordPress CMS is one of the most widely used systems in the world. This is mostly because of its user friendliness and the large community that stands by it. To use this platform, you only need basic computer skills. Everything else is straightforward, as this content management system does not require you to code as much as other CMS. However, just because the platform is easy to use does not mean you don’t need expert help.

New Feature For WordPress CaptainForm: Centralized Form Management For Digital Agencies

123ContactForm has announced today that its WordPress form builder, CaptainForm, has a new important feature: centralized form management for digital agencies.

Centralized form management allows digital agencies and freelancers (and anybody who builds websites for clients) to manage all of the forms they create from the same place: their own WordPress dashboard. At the same time, they can share forms with their respective owners.