How to Make WordPress Featured Post Carousel

How to Make WordPress Featured Post Carousel

If you look at today's blog websites, you may notice a trend in design and development. In these days, blog owners love to have a carousel for featured posts on their blog home page.

A carousel draws the attention of readers to the blog posts selected by the owner and allows the visitors to glance quickly through some of the best posts. It is a smart and ovation way to promote the blog.

Many of bloggers or site owners seek help from various plugins to achieve the slider for featured posts. However, I prefer to code it directly in the theme.

In this tutorial, I’ll create an elegantly featured post carousel for WordPress.

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20+ Best News/Magazine WordPress Themes You Can Use to Earn Money Today

20+ Best News/Magazine WordPress Themes You Can Use to Earn Money Today

Without any doubt, everyone agreed that- WordPress is the best CMS platform for building a personal blog or an online news or magazine website.

Even many popular news and magazine sites in this world are using WordPress such as Mashable, TechCrunch, TED, CNN, BBC America, The New York Times, and more.

In this post, we have picked up top 20 responsive magazine news WordPress themes. All of these are built with clean code and packed with superior features suitable for news or online magazine.

If you wish to build a news or magazine website or thinking about redesigning your existing magazine blog, then this collection will help you to choose one of the best and create the next big thing.

 

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5 Quick Ways to Optimized Your WordPress Site and Reduce Bounce Rate

5 Quick Ways to Optimized Your WordPress Site and Reduce Bounce Rate

Before we enter the details, let us first cover the definition of the term ‘Bounce Rate’.

>Bounce Rate refers the measure of the percentage of visitors who leave your website after viewing their current page without checking out other pages. The sooner they move from your site, the more negative bounce rate you get.

To know your current bounce rate use Google Analytics, it helps you to track your bounce rate, page views, and so forth that determine the health of your website. 

Ideally, If your bounce rate is below 50%, this indicates that your site is safe, if your bounce rate exceeds 60%, you should get worried, and if your bounce rate is over 80%, you are in serious trouble.

Numerous factors can be responsible for raising bounce rate of your site, and there are fruitful methods which should be applied to reduce it.

Below, We’ll show you how to reduce bounce rate on your WordPress site with five practical techniques that work.

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25+ Awesome Premium and Free Education WordPress Themes For School, College and Online Education

25+ Awesome Premium and Free Education WordPress Themes For School, College and Online Education

Having a website for school or college is not a luxury anymore. Thanks to WordPress and it's robust ecosystem.

Now you can build a fully functional website for your school or college without hiring a designer and developer.

WordPress is one of the most powerful CMS that allow you to create and maintain your website cheaply.

Today we'll discuss 18 premiums and eight free WordPress themes that allow your school or college step into the internet quickly.

Now, take a look at each of those and find out which among the selection matches your taste and your institution’s needs.

 

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Meet Neno - The new translation solution for Joomla

Meet Neno - The new translation solution for Joomla

There are many benefits to translating your Joomla website, but it can seem like a daunting task at first.

Joomla has translation capabilities built into the core but you need to go through the process of adding a new language, creating a content language, enabling the language filter plugin and creating language categories to get started.

After that you are still stuck with a system that does not allow you to translate any 3rd party components and you have no overview of what content needs to be translated or what content has been updated.

There are several extensions available that makes translating your Joomla site easier. Today we take a look at Neno Translate - marketed as a “The complete translation solution for Joomla”

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EasyDiscuss 4 - Joomla Forum Engine At Its Best

EasyDiscuss 4 - Joomla Forum Engine At Its Best

2016 is going to be a great year for Joomla! lovers. Last week we released Quix the most advanced page builder for Joomla and yesterday our friend at StackIdeas released EasyDiscuss 4!

EasyDiscuss is the only piece of software we use to help our customer for their support enquiries. StackIdeas the company behind the product has taken the forum into new height and we are really excited about it. Why we are excited? Glad you have asked.

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Introducing Quix 1.0 - Next Generation Page Builder for Joomla is Here!

Introducing Quix 1.0 - Next Generation Page Builder for Joomla is Here!

After 6 months of hard work and 1463 commits, we are incredibly happy to release Quix 1.0 today. We are little behind the schedule but it's totally worth it. Adding stable tag to any project isn’t so easy and require a lot of work and test. It was a tremendous undertaking to get Quix on this point and we are beyond excited to have finally made it.

Quix has some game-changing features including Collection re-use your section in another page, Embeddable load page builder everywhere, eg: Joomla Article, Module, EasyBlog, DigiCom, Virtuemart and more. 21 Elements from text to filterable gallery, Portability export and import your page settings. Let’s dig in!

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Quix Meets T3 Framework - Create a Joomla Website From Scratch in 10 Minutes

Quix Meets T3 Framework - Create a Joomla Website From Scratch in 10 Minutes

In my previous article I showed you how Quix works with Gantry framework out of the box. This time I'm running a test with the most popular T3 Framework for Joomla! As expected Quix is running seamlessly with T3. If youre website or template is powered by T3 framework you can use Quix page builder without having any issues.

If you are not aware about T3 let me explain, this is the most popular, modern and flexible Joomla Template Framework build with Bootstrap 3. Joomlart the company behind T3 framework, did a fantastic job and open sourced the project on GitHub.

Lets create a beautiful page with Quix page builder and T3 framework with almost no coding. If you are a Joomla Template developer you need a little preparation which won't take you more than 5 mins work. Keep reading, I'll show you how?

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