Want to send newsletters to your visitors but don’t know where to start? Don’t want to outsource or bust your wallet? How about sending newsletters right from your WordPress admin panel?
There’s no need to use 3rd party services for sending newsletters. You can do it yourself for free. Furthermore, you can control everything from the dashboard of your beloved CMS–very convenient for sending interesting content to a smaller community of readers. Read more
About 30,000 websites were hacked daily about a year ago. Without a shadow of a doubt, the number has grown immensely since then. Not all of these websites lose their data (i.e., user accounts and content). In fact, hacking is just one way of losing data.
For example, you can also lose data due to botched updates, corrupt hard drives, human error, and server hiccups. The solution to these issues is simple — back up your data regularly. Read more
No WordPress site can do without essential WordPress plugins that manage certain aspects of your website. Default functionality is the skeleton, and plugins are the meat and inner organs… well, at least if a rather crude analogy is used. :)
It’s true that you must ask yourself if a plugin is really necessary when you’re about to install one, or several. Read more
The most commonly used language for WordPress blogs is, of course, English, which is based on the classical Latin alphabet. There are, however, plenty of other languages that use different alphabetic systems, such as the Cyrillic for some Slavic languages and the Greek script for Greek. This can cause problems with your blog post URLs (slugs) if the user’s computer doesn’t recognize other alphabetical systems than Latin. This in turn makes visitors much less likely to share your content and click your links. Read more
You blog. You use WordPress to blog. You want users to share your content.
So far so good. However, if the content is to be shared, it has to look swell. That’s where social media plugins come in. They give you control over the way your content looks in social networks—and search engines as well — and make the content much more ‘shareable’ without much extra effort on your part. Read more
There are a lot of best practices for improving your Drupal SEO, back links, and social media sharing. In this post I’ll cover some of the main areas of improving your search results and focus more on several key areas such as authorship, metadata, schema, and rich snippets. Read more
We wanted to make an announcement to current and new customers that we will start taking on certain customization projects again at ThemeSnap.com. We have been asked over the past six months if we were taking on custom Drupal projects for theming and feature enhancements. At the time, we were too tied up with building out the ThemeSnap marketplace and internal projects. Read more
The DrupIt (Scoop.it) Drupal theme was just updated (ver #: Drupit-7-1.0.3-2013.11.19) to include some improvements and features that will make the DrupIt theme more versatile and usable. Some of the main features include better SEO for search engine indexing, Slideshow for the main front page (fully managed with many slider options using Views), and Feed importing. Some of the other improvements include lighbox viewing of images, login overlay, and PathAuto configured for better, SEO-friendly URLs. Read more
ThemeSnap.com loves keeping up with innovation. And, one of the most innovative platforms that’s becoming more popular by the week is BootStrap, the open source, front-end framework used to build some of today’s most visited websites. BootsStrap provides developers a faster and more reliable responsive framework for their web development projects. Drupal has also grown in this market since 2012 with more themes and projects taking on BootStrap and using it to create a better framework for Drupal themes and other projects. Read more
After many months of hard work and planning, we are happy to announce the launch of the new ThemeSnap marketplace! This new launch of ThemeSnap is more than just a website redesign. It enters us into a whole new market […]