Improve performance of your WordPress site: PHP 5 vs PHP 7

If you have a WordPress site then you’ve probably heard about PHP many times. It is a server side programming language that WordPress is written in. It is not mandatory to learn it in order to run or manage a WordPress site unless you want to develop a custom feature or make changes to your site.

On the other hand, as a WordPress site owner, you should know what version of PHP is used on your site so you can make sure your site is secure, running efficiently, and compatible with plugins and themes you’re planning to to use.

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Make your site colorful, or what color to use: HEX vs. RGB

If you have ever created or modified styles for a website, or if you are a digital artist then you’ve probably seen HEX and/or RGB. Both HEX and RGB are used to define colors through the code so that is why you can see it a lot in a software such as Adobe Creative Suite or through a web design. In this article I am not going to be super technical about these color types but I’ll provide a brief information about each color type along with useful links that you can use in your project. Continue Reading “Make your site colorful, or what color to use: HEX vs. RGB”

Goedemorgen 1.0.0 released

We are happy to announce the next update to the Goedemorgen theme. This update includes several fixes and improvements, and also an option that gives you more flexibility over the featured images that are displayed on your blog, archive and search pages.

By the way, did you know that the Goedemorgen theme comes with over 600 Google fonts? You can change the font family of your site’s headings and body without adding any custom code.

The complete changelog for 1.0.0 can be viewed here.

Adding a back to top button to your WordPress site

As site owners, we always strive to make a site more user friendly, and the best way to create a good user experience is to make it easy for site visitors to use. Adding a “scroll to top” (or back to top) button to your site can be a great way to improve a navigation of a site, especially if you have long-scrolling pages or infinite scroll functionality.  Continue Reading “Adding a back to top button to your WordPress site”

Do you really need Emojis on your WordPress site?

You’ve probably heard about emojis. These small digital images (icons) help to visually represent an emotion, object or symbol. Nowadays, you can find emojis in messaging apps such as your smartphone’s text messaging, Viber and WhatsApp or social networking apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.  Continue Reading “Do you really need Emojis on your WordPress site?”

Goedemorgen 0.9.9 released

We are happy to announce that the Goedemorgen theme has got several updates. Now it’s possible to display the Jumbotron section even if the front page is set to display your latest posts.

Also, this version of the theme comes with an option to display the Back to Top button that enables users to easily return to the top of a page.

The complete changelog for 0.9.9 can be viewed here.