WordPress featured image: What it is and how to add one

You see it everywhere, but you don’t know much about it. It’s the WordPress featured image. Let’s find out more about it.

You undoubtedly know that every physical magazine depends on images. Before these magazines went online, the editors made use of visual media to make sure that people are enticed to read the stories.

Now, before you even begin questioning how important images are, ask yourself, how much would you like your favorite magazine without one? Would you be as interested as you are now if there were no images of your favorite car, or food, or fashion?

504 error in WordPress: How to fix it

Have you ever encountered a 504 error on your website? Scary thing, isn’t it?

When you’re running a business, there is never a shortage of things that can go wrong. Plenty of factors contribute to this, human factors, technological factors and even environmental factors.

And when you add a website to that mix, the opportunities for disaster just don’t stop. You have potential security breaches, or undetected downtime, or even bad UI/UX design etc.

However, let’s say you did everything perfectly. You have a secure site that loads fast.

wpDataTables 1.7 Beta Release

Hi, everyone! 

We’re proud to announce the next major update for wpDataTables plugin, which makes it even easier to create and edit tables. Starting from now you receive another editor interface, which is very similar to standard spreadsheet-editor (Excel, Google Spreadsheets, LibreOffice, OpenOffice). But this is not the only new feature! Full list follows.

12 Tips for Creating a Successful WordPress Premium Plugin or Theme

While WordPress itself is a free open source community-developed content management system, WordPress plugins as well as themes might be a “gold mine” for developers who would like to invest their experience and knowledge and earn some money. But it’s quite a common thing that the time and effort invested never get paid off, and an excellent item isn’t sold that well. Why does it happen? I tried to summarize my experience in this article that may be helpful to some beginner WordPress plugin authors, and give several tips that might be useful.