There are almost 50,000 plugins in the WordPress plugin store. Sifting through to find ones that work, are supported, and are easy to use can feel like you’re trying to find a grain of sand on a beach.
So to help narrow the search a little, I’ve put together the top 10 plugins best WordPress plugins for 2017. You might not need all of them, but even with the best external apps like Google Analytics, you’re bound to be looking for at least one or two.
WordPress has been around for more than a decade. It’s still one of the most popular choices for people want to enhance their web presence.
For small business owners, WordPress is no doubt a powerful tool. It has enabled many businesses to take advantages of the affordable, simple web development solution as well as the easy content management system.
With WordPress, many things become hassle-free. In fact, in 2016 it was listed as the “CMS of the year” by Web3Techs, beating others giant web technologies such as Shopify, Google Analytics, Squarespace, Unbuntu, and Amazon. This was the 7th time WordPress earned this spot.
So if you’re in search for the best CMS for small business website, here are why you should opt for WordPress.
We live in a day and age where we perform most of our personal and professional work and communication online, but we sometimes take our technology for granted.
As a website or blog owner, you are likely to complete much of your ongoing work and communication through your website’s back of house – or through your linked email account. While this is certainly time and cost effective, you must not forget to back up your website.
Just Ask Dennis Cooper
One of the most common questions I receive from my DIY online marketers is how to use Google Analytics and how to get the most out of it.
If you are unfamiliar, Google Analytics is a powerful reporting tool that provides in-depth and fully customizable metrics. This free tool is crucial for measuring the success of your website and online marketing strategies, but you have to know where to start. This step-by-step guide walks you through setting up your account and learning the basic, yet meaningful, reporting features.
The Iceland Vikings may not have been considered a major contender at the start of Euro 2016, but they are proving to be just that! The Vikings beat all odds this week, and knocked England out of the finals. On Sunday our mighty team will play host nation France, while the entire nation of Iceland will be watching.
Small But Mighty
Iceland is a small nation, of just 332,000 people. When it comes to professional athletes, our football players have long been some of our most celebrated. Part of what makes our team’s success so unique, is that unlike professional athletes in most countries – our team doesn’t play for the fame or the money – but for the love of the game.
Case in point: While England’s football manager earns $4.6 million a year to coach his team, Iceland’s co-manager Heimir Hallgrimsson makes ends meet as a part-time dentist.