How to Create and Use Forms in WordPress

So, you have built your site, and everything looks great. You love the look and feel, it loads quickly, and your customers have begun flocking to it. Now you need some way to gather information from them. Whether you want to provide a way for them to email you without exposing your email address to the world, create a survey to learn about your visitors, or perhaps design a call to action to collect their information, WordPress makes creating and using forms easy.
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How to Add a Winning Brand Identity to Your WordPress Site

Branding all areas of your business

When building your WordPress site, you should treat making your brand identity stand out as vital to your site’s success. You need to ensure that your site aligns with your company’s image, goals, and values. You also need to remove any elements that might confuse visitors as to your objectives, personality, and investment in your own brand. To reach those goals, you need to find ways to add touches of your company’s personality while stripping out any extraneous information or references to other brands (like the maker of a WordPress theme).
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The WordPress Optimized Stack

 

InMotion Hosting’s new WordPress Hosting Optimized Stack maximizes performance and significantly improves site load times. Now using NGINX, Apache, and PHP-FPM together, it provides a great solution for slow-loading WordPress sites. When used with compatible plugins such as the Cache Manager Plugin, users can adjust the settings to customize website performance to suit their needs. Compared to our previous stack (which consisted of Apache and suPHP) this new optimized stack is a powerhouse. It allows for more visitors, quicker loading times — all while allowing for effortless optimization. Continue reading –>

Why is WordPress so Popular? 5 Features That Make it so Great

Why is WordPress so Great?

Millions of websites use WordPress as their content management system (CMS) of choice. As of 2017, researchers believe WordPress powers nearly 29% of all of the sites on the entire Internet, including nearly 15% of the top 100 websites in the world. With so much popularity for one CMS, you may ask yourself: “Why is WordPress so popular? What makes it so great?”
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High-Performance WordPress Hosting with NGINX Reverse-Proxy Caching

WordPress Hosting with NGINX

InMotion Hosting’s new WordPress Hosting uses NGINX reverse-proxy caching to vastly improve site performance. Perfect for sites with moderate to high levels of traffic, it improves load times for visitors to your site. NGINX reverse-caching also greatly reduces the server resources needed to generate a web page. That allows a site to serve greater numbers of visitors and load pages in a fraction of the time. Faster load times mean higher conversion rates on transactional pages. They also improve visitor engagement and a site’s ranking in search engine results. With InMotion Hosting’s WordPress Hosting, your web page visitors will never have to wait around for your site to load again! Continue reading –>

3 Clever Ways to Offer Live Support to Your WordPress Site Visitors

Customer Support

When building a site to engage your customers, you actually want it to be able to interact with them. Sure, compelling words, pretty pictures, and entertaining videos can provide a lot of reasons for people to visit your site, but what if they need to talk to you? What if you want them to have a way to get an answer to their question right now, instead of a few days later (after you discover their email in your spam folder)?
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Comparing WordPress Hosting to Shared Business Hosting

WordPress Hosting versus Shared Business Hosting

When choosing between the power and performance of WordPress Hosting and the flexibility and price of Shared Business Hosting, many customers experience confusion. How do they compare? What makes them different? Is one better than the other, or is it just a matter of which product will best serve your needs?
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How to Set Up an eCommerce Website Using WordPress

eCommerce on WordPress

WordPress, the world’s most popular content management system, powers nearly 20% of the Internet’s websites. Once a simple blogging platform, WordPress has evolved into a powerful site building tool capable of meeting almost anyone’s needs. Among the most complicated sites to build on any platform, eCommerce sites rest firmly within the wheelhouse of today’s WordPress developer. So, how can you set up an eCommerce website using WordPress?
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