Best WordPress Real Estate Themes

The Best Real Estate Themes for WordPress

As a real estate agent or agency, it’s important to put your best foot forward. The way you advertise properties and how you present listings will have a huge impact on sales. One of the things you need in order to do this is a have professional website. Having your own website is not just about giving you an edge over the competition. A website is an asset that can help you build a solid reputation and take your career to the next level.

WordPress is the top CMS for the real estate industry because it offers an incredibly powerful and easy to use set of tools. This makes for an elegant business solution. It couldn’t be easier, just choose a theme and add your listings. Which theme should you choose? That’s where we can help. Read more

Bateaux Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

Bateaux Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme Review 2016

Bateaux is an innovative multi-purpose WordPress Theme made by Twisttheme. You can use this theme to crank out high quality websites in no time at all. Bateaux offers you a powerful set of tools and options to get creative with. There are some interesting features that outperform some of the top-selling themes on the market. Use it to build websites for any niche. Possible use cases include: landing pages, design studio websites, ecommerce, restaurants, blogs, one page websites or any other business purpose.

I really enjoyed taking Bateaux for a test drive. The developers did a really great job on this theme. They found a harmonious balance between simplicity, power and ease of use. I was pleasantly surprised with just about everything this theme had to offer and how easy it was to work with. Read more


Best WordPress Plugins of June 2016

As a WordPress user and plugin junkie, I love to scour the market to find useful plugins for my projects. This month there were over 100 new WordPress plugins added to Codecanyon. We checked them out so you don’t have to. This list contains 11 of the best WordPress plugins in June 2016.

As WordPress continues to be the most flexible and dominant CMS on the planet, developers continue to churn out new plugins. The problem with this is there are so many plugins that do the same thing; it can be hard to make a choice.

All of the plugins on this list are making an impact on Codecanyon. This post has WordPress plugins to help you get more traffic, provide a better user experience, build sections on your site, optimize content, generate money, connect socially and sell products. Use them to save money and time on your road to success. Read more


Comparing the Best Free Image Optimization Plugins for WordPress

Images make up the bulk of webpage content and as a website admin you should take steps to control the size and quality of images on your website. Optimizing your images is one important part of keeping your page load time down. You’ll surely want to keep an eye on image size in order to deliver your content in the fastest and most efficient manner possible. Doing so is good for SEO and user experience. Images can slow your site down, optimizing for the web is a must if you want to use high quality images.

The art of optimizing images takes a bit of experimentation. You want to find a balance between quality and file size. The best way to find out what works is to try a method and test it out with your own eyes. You will have to decide on things like what format you want to use as well as compression type. Read more


WordPress 4.5.3 Maintenance and Security Release

Like a torrent of busy honeybees defending the hive from potential threats, the WordPress contributors have finished 4.5.3 to keep the CMS secure. This release addressed some security concerns which included measures to prevent attacks from known vulnerabilities. The new version of WordPress finished on June 18, 2016 and it was officially released to the public on the June, 21, 2016. If you haven’t updated already, you should take the opportunity to do so.

This release didn’t include any exciting new features like we saw in 4.5, Coleman, but there were some bug fixes from versions 4.5, 4.5.1 and 4.5.2. You can view the list of the changes to see exactly what bugs were fixed. Read more

11 Reasons to Use WordPress for Your Business Website

One of the first things you have to decide when considering a website is if you want to hire a developer to build you software from scratch vs using a CMS like WordPress. Hiring a solid developer will most often get you the best result, but this can cost thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars.

Not everyone has the budget for that. The best thing about WordPress is that it is limitless, even for non-developers. It resides in a sweet spot between ease of use, control and flexibility. Below are 11 reasons why you should use WordPress for your business website. We had ten, but had to squeeze in one more, just to kick things up a notch. Read more

WordPress Logo over Landscape

16 of the Best Single Page WordPress Themes in 2016

Single page WordPress websites are very useful for many applications. This can include all different types of websites for high end business, portfolios, online stores, events, products and e cards. In the past few years this design trend has had a solid presence on the web due to fact that more and more people are browsing on mobile phones – where scrolling is easier than navigating to a new page.

The majority of websites are built using the classic multi-page design convention. This is a great way to build a website but may not always be applicable. One page websites can be an effective way to provide a high quality user experience. Single page sites can make it easier for your visitors to find what they are looking for. Read more

Jupiter Template Grid

First Time Setup of Jupiter WordPress Theme

Jupiter is a powerful WordPress theme that has been making a splash on Themeforest since it’s release in 2013. Things have really improved since the release of Jupiter 5.1 in April, 2016. This theme is powerful, lightweight and easy to customize. It’s like having an entire team of developers at your fingertips.

All it takes is a single click to import a fully functional website. There currently over 70 templates (demo content) available free with purchase of Jupiter. With 50 of those templates specifically built for business, it’s a great choice for any type of business website. Read more

Free Must Have WordPress SEO Plugins for 2016

Today’s post features a list of WordPress SEO plugins to help you boost your blog or website. Using WordPress makes the tedious process of optimizing your site very easy. The WordPress core is already SEO friendly — in fact, it is considered to be one of the most accessible SEO content management systems out there.

Optimizing your website for search engines is crucial for any website. Search engines like Google can direct people toward your website, giving you tons of traffic if you optimize your website successfully. The good news is that there are many tools for WordPress that can help you improve your search engine ranking. This article introduces 10 of the best SEO plugins for WordPress in 2016.  Read more

QuoteUp: The Complete Proposal Management Plugin for WordPress

The best buyer/­seller relationships work best when there is open communication from both sides. This is easy enough to achieve during a live transaction, but what of virtual sales? A major drawback of online deals is that there is no scope for a customer to ask a query about the product to be purchased directly.

Or is there?

QuoteUp bridges this gap by letting customers request for a sales quotation for the product they are about to buy. This is especially useful for orders where bulk quantities, custom made products and discounted goods are involved. Read more