How to Start an Online Store using WordPress

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In today’s ultra-competitive, intricately connected world, things tend to happen as much in cyberspace as out of it. Things move much more rapidly and in much more fluid a manner than they used to – communications, media both social and journalistic, and commerce, it’s all digital and near instantaneous. Such a climate can literally bring the world to a person’s fingertips. After all, where else but the Internet can the average person create mind-boggling levels of innovation, trend-shattering phenomena, and near-instant fame (or infamy)? The Internet is truly a revolutionary place, and that’s probably why entrepreneurial types love it so much. Throw up a website and an “Open for Business” sign, and you can start making money in no time. Of course, nothing worthwhile comes to anyone without a little effort. There’s some work involved, especially for those new to the world of Internet business. Moreover, some methods are more effective than others. With that said, there’s no reason at all why this should be a daunting or frustrating process. In fact, one of the most effective strategies (and one of the easiest starting positions) for e-commerce success is to start an online store using WordPress. If you’d like to learn how to do just that with a minimum of fuss or technical jargon, just keep reading!

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The different web design languages

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Many people who want to work as web designers believe that their skills in Photoshop will be enough to land them a job. While it is definitely important for individuals in the field to have solid design skills, knowing how to use web design languages can provide them with a number of advantages. In addition to making them more desirable as an employee because companies will not have to hire both a designer and a programmer, knowing how to use these languages will give people a more thorough understanding of how the front end side of web development works. While people do not necessarily have to master all of these languages, being familiar with them will make designers better at what they do.

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5 Ways To Build Your Website in 2015

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Websites used to target a single type of user, typically browsing the Internet using a standard web browser on a desktop or laptop computer. That era ended nearly a decade ago, driven in large part by massive adoption of the smartphone. The rise of tablets further increased the number of ways to build a website for mass consumption, and the imminent arrival of wearable technology in the consumer marketplace looks to throw yet another option into the mix for consumption of online content. The question, then, is how can a site administrator effectively build a website that accommodates one, or all, of these platforms? The answer is to select from five popular ways to build your website, choosing themes that specifically target one device or adapt the code to fit all screens at all times. The top five ways to make this happen each have their own pros and cons.

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How to Make a Mobile Friendly Website

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Ten years ago, no one had heard of any kind of web design beyond the then-current standard: static pages with some dynamic elements, all of them written mostly in HTML. Of course, the big players – corporate entities, tech-savvy entrepreneurs, businesses, and so forth – always tend to be on the cutting edge of things, and so their websites were usually better looking, more dynamic affairs than the average. It’s not that the Internet was a ghost town or anything. Far from it! It isn’t even that things were grossly unappealing to use or to look at. It’s just that in 2005 or thereabouts, technology just hadn’t caught up with the dreams, aspirations, and visions of the geniuses among us. Remember, once upon a time, cell phones weren’t tiny stand-ins for a PC – they were expensive, slow, and comparatively limited. Now, though, mini-PCs are exactly what the humble cell phone has become, and with that transformation, the need for mobile websites has exploded. Happily, when enough people want something, technology has a way of accommodating that need, which is why it’s easier than it’s ever been to make your own mobile website using WordPress. Keep reading to learn about all the different ways to make a WordPress based website that your phone can be proud of!

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