I’m going to be sharing with you how to DIY your brand and website all while on a budget.
With the launch of our new Olivia theme we’ve been getting questions on how to create a custom image size for the Genesis – Featured Posts widget type. Depending on the layout of your blog post graphics the default options might not be just right for you, so in this post we’ve got some easy-to-follow instructions to help you make everything look perfect.Continue Reading
It’s a new year, and we think it’s safe to assume that you’ve probably set goals to grow your blog this year. The difficult part about that goal is that it can often be hard to figure out where exactly to start. You may find yourself thinking, “Well, I’m already doing all of the right things… Why isn’t my blog growing?!”
There’s nothing wrong with promoting your blog; heck, we all have to do it. But you don’t want your blog posts to suffer. So today I’m sharing five key elements that should make up your blog posts to help you grow your blog through more traffic and engagement this year!Continue Reading
We are so beyond excited to introduce our newest addition to the theme shop, Olivia!
You put everything you have into your business. Every ounce of spare time is spent working towards (or dreaming about) the big goals you have. All you need now is a website that will support all of those big, no-so-crazy goals you’ve set.Continue Reading
Starting a new blog or business is exciting for so many reasons. Even if friends and family don’t quite understand, you really are opening up a new chapter in your life. One of the biggest decisions that carries a lot of weight is whether you’ll choose a premade WordPress theme or work with a designer on a custom website.
To make the decision less intimidating, we’re going over 3 ways to know when to choose a WordPress theme over a custom design.Continue Reading
As hard as it is to say this, the new year is merely weeks away. Around this time of year we all start doing two things: slowing down to make time for what matters most to us and doing some thinking + planning on what we want to accomplish in the next 12 months.
But, before you start creating a year long to do list (yep, I see you over there!), it’s a great idea to take the last month of this year to make sure that we and our blogs are organized and optimized so can start 2017 off strong! In today’s post, I’m going to share with you 5 simple tasks you can add to your to do list to help get your blog ready for the new year!Continue Reading
A contact form is one of those little things that every website should have. A big part of running a successful online business is doing collaborations and communicating with your audience. Without a simple way for people to contact you, those things become much more difficult.
Luckily, it’s easy (and free) to add a contact form on WordPress. There are several plugin choices, but here at Coded Creative we’re fans of the Ninja Forms plugin. There are paid add-ons for this plugin, but none are needed if you’re looking for a simple way for readers to reach out.Continue Reading
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