5 Best WordPress Author Box Plugins To Add Author Bio

Once you have finished reading an interesting article online, what do you do next? For me, I try to find out who is the author of the article and what are the other articles written by that author. I believe a large portion of you do that too. If not, readers like to connect with the author of the post, they just read & liked. Many new bloggers miss out to utilize such an important element of their blog.  You should use after post area for getting more subscribers to the brand social profiles or to your personal social-media profiles. Even (11 comments)

20 Elegant Looking Best Free Child Themes for Genesis

According to the data provided by What WP Theme is That, Genesis is used by 8.68% of the searched websites. The use of Genesis is considerably higher than any other theme framework. This is a clear indication that a majority of WordPress users are using Genesis theme. To use the Genesis framework, you need to purchase a child theme. And most Genesis child themes are priced between $40 - $100. If you are only starting your blog, this might be a bit expensive for you. Luckily, there are few free Genesis child themes available too. While they (9 comments)

Top 10 Genesis Child Themes For Every WordPress Blog

Genesis is arguably the most popular theme framework for WordPress. While this immensely popular theme framework is used by leading sites like WP Beginner, Problogger, it is also endorsed by influential people like Matt Mullenweg and Mark Jaquith. If you are a loyal Shouter, you know that the ShoutMeLoud website has recently been switched to Genesis theme. With all these talk about Genesis, I thought it is the perfect time to introduce you to the top 10 child themes for Genesis. Before you start going through the list, here’s a small reminder. (18 comments)

How To Offer Automatic Plugin Updates [WordPress Developers]

Have you released a WordPress plugin that you are planning to sell?  One of the thing that you need to take care of is offering automatic updates to your users. If you are giving away a free plugin from official WordPress plugin repo, it is easy to offer automatic updates. But, when you are selling your premium WordPress plugin or theme, the things are not the same.  More over, you don't want to email manually users about new updates, and make the upgrade process tiresome. In this post, I will share tools by which you can offer automatic updates (2 comments)

Why I Switched to Genesis Theme from Thesis Theme

When it comes to the architecture of my blog, I prefer to use the best blogging tools I can find, whether the product is related to hosting, SEO tools or my WordPress theme. When we use the best products available, we are likely to have fewer headaches to deal with, and we can focus more on what we do best. I believe this is one reason ShoutMeLoud is ranked #1 in the blog category according to Alexa. A few months ago I changed the ShoutMeLoud theme framework and moved to the Genesis WordPress theme. I had been using theThesis WordPress theme since (19 comments)