Articles by Cats Who Code

  • 10 tips to create successful WordPress themes

    It starts with a great design The purpose of a WordPress theme is to display your content in a pleasant way for your readers. So obviously, a great theme starts with a great, clean and usable design. Decide your theme purpose – will it be a magazine theme, a blogging theme, or an online shop? […]

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  • Top 10 WordPress resources that you must use in 2017

    It hardly matters if you are a novice, an expert or somebody who just wants to learn about WordPress for good; this CMS is ever-welcoming for all. People can have their own reasons – some might want to design their own websites, some might be wanting to take it up as a profession and others […]

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  • New year, new goals – How to enhance your blog in 2017

    New year, new goals – How to enhance your blog in 2017 With a new year often comes a new resolution. Are you looking to enhance your blog in 2017? If yes, you’ll be interested in checking my list of ideas on how to take your blog to the next level during the year. Know […]

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  • Top Google fonts for your designs – In action

    Top Google fonts for your designs – In action Google Fonts is a repository of free, open-source fonts that you can use when designing a website. This article lists 6 of the most interesting fonts available, practical examples of the fonts in use and a few tips to optimize websites using Google Fonts. Rajdhani This […]

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  • Effective WordPress solutions for building product demo

    The truth is, not only renowned membership-based WordPress communities can provide this option, but on-budget developers with a single project as well. And it doesn’t necessarily involve manual tinkering with multisite network in order to create a demo. It’s doable with ready-made WordPress tools that help build front-end demo and back-end trials to lure more […]

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  • DivPusher giveaway: 3 extended memberships to win!

    DivPusher giveaway: 3 extended memberships to win! Happy new year! To help you start 2017 the right way, CatsWhoCode is partnering with Divpusher, a premium WordPress theme vendor with a focus on clean code and visual quality. In this giveaway, 3 lucky winners will get the chance to win extended Divpusher memberships, allowing you to […]

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  • Top 10 CatsWhoCode posts from 2016

    Displaying code in WordPress: Tools, plugins and best practices If you’re blogging about programming languages, chances are that you often need to display chunks of code in your blog posts. It might seem easy, but unfortunately, sometimes it can become very tricky. In this article, I have compiled my own tips and tricks to easily […]

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  • How to make WordPress faster in 5 easy steps

    How to make WordPress faster in 5 easy steps Published on December 22nd, 2016by Jean. Nowadays, a successful site means a fast site. Loading speed is extremely important to accommodate mobile visitors and also to get higher rankings on Google search results. In this article, you will learn how to optimize your WordPress site for […]

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  • Cloudways makes it easy to get started with your WordPress website

    Cloudways makes it easy to get started with your WordPress website Published on December 19th, 2016by Jean. Getting started with cloud requires some degree of technical expertise. For the general, non-technical audience, cloud and its associated technologies can be too much to consume. If someone is coming from the route of shared hosting, it is […]

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  • 7 Great Web Design and WordPress Deals

    7 Great Web Design and WordPress Deals Published on December 15th, 2016by Jean. Having a website is the most effective way for you to build your brand. Whether it’s a personal or business site, it should not only include original content, but look great and work even better. As you know WordPress is free to […]

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  • 10 free and stunning CSS tools for working with images

    10 free and stunning CSS tools for working with images Published on December 12th, 2016by Jean. Images are a very important part of any website. Using pure CSS and a few handy tools, you can easily manipulate images and create amazing effects. This article lists 10 free CSS libraries, generators and techniques for all your […]

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  • Why WordPress.org is better than WordPress.com

    Why WordPress.org is better than WordPress.com Published on December 8th, 2016by Jean. Thinking about starting a website? There are numerous routes you can take to get your site online, from using website builders to content management systems to professional developers. WordPress is one of the content management system options, meaning you can use the software […]

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  • WordPress: Super useful WP-config tips

    WordPress: Super useful WP-config tips Published on December 5th, 2016by Jean. The wp-config.php file is the heart of your WordPress website, where you can define a wide variety of options to control how your WordPress install works. Today, I’m sharing with you a list of super easy tips to take more control of your site […]

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  • Black Friday: Best deals for developers and designers

    Black Friday: Best deals for developers and designers Published on November 24th, 2016by Jean. This week end is that time of the year where you can save a lot of money on your online purchases. From hosting to WordPress themes, I have compiled the best deals for developers, web designers, and website owners. Those are […]

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  • Top 15 real estate & Bellaina themes to grow your brand

    Top 15 real estate Bellaina themes to grow your brand Published on November 15th, 2016by Jean. Are you going to start a real estate business website? Well, a WordPress theme can be a perfect fit to achieve your goal. Are you a realtor, broker or real estate agent? Be sure WordPress templates will help you […]

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  • Top 8 fastest WordPress themes

    Top 8 fastest WordPress themes Published on November 10th, 2016by Jean. The loading speed of your site is an extremely important factor to your success: visitors don’t like to wait, and Google is now taking loading speed into consideration when ranking sites. If you’re using WordPress, you will benefit by using one of those themes […]

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  • Stunning examples of CSS pseudo-classes in action

    Stunning examples of CSS pseudo-classes in action Published on November 7th, 2016by Jean. In CSS, pseudo-classes are used to define the special state of an element. In this article, you’ll learn about pseudo-classes and how you can use them to enhance user experience. :target The :target pseudo-class is triggered when the unique element with an […]

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  • Vital tips to clean and downsize your WordPress install

    Vital tips to clean and downsize your WordPress install Published on October 31st, 2016by Jean. Whether you need to liberate space on your server/database, or for security reasons, cleaning up your WordPress install every now and then is always a good choice. This article offers 10 tips to get rid of useless and potentially harmful […]

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  • Monstroid vs. BeTheme: A comparison

    Monstroid vs. BeTheme: A comparison Published on October 24th, 2016by Jean. When choosing a great website template, you have to keep in mind that your visitors really don’t care how beautiful it is. They visit it for a notable content and great functionality. in this article, guest writer Andrew Litvin discusses the pro and cons […]

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  • Stunning examples of CSS loaders

    Stunning examples of CSS loaders Published on October 17th, 2016by Jean. Using modern CSS techniques, it has never been easier to create any kind of a loader/spinner. This article showcases over 40 different techniques and styles. CSS Loaders A nice collection, with demos and source code, of 8 different loader styles. → More info/View sources […]

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