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3 May

Squarespace vs WordPress – Which is Best and Why?

Although WordPress is the most popular CMS (currently powering over 43% of websites on the internet), it’s not the only option - there are multiple content management systems available. Easy-to-use website builders like Squarespace and Wix have risen in recent years.  In this article, we’ll compare Squarespace and WordPress. Before we get into the specifics, we’ll give a quick overview of the approaches taken by each tool when it comes to website creation. This is a simplified version of the concept - but in general, each platform attempts to strike a...

29 Apr

12 Shopify Alternatives To Consider For Your Business

Shopify is one of the most popular complete eCommerce platforms. However, it may not be the ideal choice for everyone. If you’re new in the eCommerce market or just starting your business, you might want to consider more options before committing to one eCommerce solution. Even if you already have a Shopify store, maybe you’re looking for some alternative options that don’t charge extra fees on its users, or you want to avoid the limitations of this platform. Either way, you’ve come to the right place.  In this article, we’ll help...

27 Apr

How to Add Schema Markup to WordPress and WooCommerce Sites

Are you looking for an easy way to add Schema Markup to your WordPress website manually or using a plugin? Schema markup works as a great tool that allows you to provide important business information to search engines, which helps your online visibility and can make a big difference in your SEO. That said, there are several ways to add schema markup to your website, either by manually adding the correct code or by installing a WordPress plugin. In this article, you’ll find a complete guide on schema markup, including some of its...

26 Apr

How To Migrate From Shopify to WooCommerce

When it comes to establishing an online store, Shopify is one of the best platforms out there. However, as your business expands and grows, you might start noticing some limitations you need to grow out of.  WooCommerce, a popular Shopify alternative, gives you the perfect opportunity to grow and reach the maximum potential of your business. Let’s talk about how two platforms differ from each other. Shopify vs WooCommerce Although it’s a perfect kick-starter for your online business, Shopify limits you when you grow quickly. If you want to switch to a platform...

22 Apr

How to Migrate Your Website From Drupal to WordPress

When it comes to content management systems (CMSs), Drupal is one of the best options out there. A free and open-source web content management system, Drupal is written in PHP and is home to at least 14% of the top ten thousand websites in the world.  Whether you’re running a personal blog, a government site, or a business, Drupal is a great option. However, Drupal has its limitations and is not a user-friendly program, which creates the need for growth-friendly content management systems like WordPress. Let’s see how the two programs contrast. Drupal...

20 Apr

20 Best WordPress Photography Themes

Pairing your site-building tool with the best WordPress Photography themes offers an effective and creative way to showcase your pictures online.  As a photographer, it’s important to figure out an effective way to showcase your pictures, especially when you want to share them online and make money with your photography business. After all, even with the best art, a bland site plastered with your masterpieces alone won’t be enough. You have to put in the effort to build and design a website that can easily complement your work. The same advice is...