How to create your own Craiglist like Classified site using WordPress

how to create classified site with WordPress

I am a big fan of these classified sites, such as Craiglist, OLX, Quikr, Kijiji and Locanto to name a few. These sites are greatly popular to promote local business in a particular region, city or even across the entire country. The classified websites aren’t just limited to selling old stuff and buying the new items, in fact people often sell their local services to their local audience, using these platforms.

Craiglist is the oldest and the biggest classified service on the web, it serves a whooping 20 billion page views each month, making it as the 37th most popular website Worldwide. The site receives over 80 million classified advertisements, along with 2 million new job listings every month, forming it as one of the most popular job board on the web.

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How to setup CDN in WordPress without Caching plugin

How to setup CDN in WordPress without Caching plugin

We all are aware of the benefits with the faster website, and how adding a CDN service literally adds wings to your existing WordPress site. A Content Delivery Network, reduces your website load time, many folds, additionally it also reduces the load on your server, by serving the static content from the nearby POP locations. Everything seems good, but, the real problem arises with the integration of a CDN service into your WordPress site. The issue is that a majority of the CDN service providers doesn’t offers their native WordPress plugins to integrate their services with your WordPress sites, which leads you to use a third-party plugins, such as W3 Total Cache and WP Super Cache, to do the same. (more…)

WordPress Child Themes: The Beginners Guide

WordPress Child Themes: The Beginners Guide

Unless you’ve created a child theme for your WordPress blog, nothing is more frustrating than to loose all your theme customization, whenever you update your existing WordPress theme. Every time, when we install a new theme on our blog, we are always keen to  add a change or two in the theme design or functionality. In my early days with WordPress I had little to no knowledge on how to create a child theme for my WordPress site, in fact I don’t even know what the heck is a child theme, and what it has to do with my existing theme. (more…)

How to create Freelancer like site using WordPress

How to create Freelancer like site using WordPress

WordPress always amazes me, each day with its countless abilities that allows anyone to transform it into any niche site. You can use WordPress as a CMS for just any niche out there, and the most interesting part is that you think it, and there’s a theme already available for that. Earlier, I showed you how to create a Fiverr like site using WordPress, which is praised by many, and today I am going to show you how to create a Freelancer like site using WordPress. Since, quiet few times, I’ve been using Freelance services, on various sites like Freelancer.com, Odesk.com, ELance.com,  Guru.com and many more to hire freelancers for small works such, plugin development, writing any custom script, app development, logo designing etc. (more…)

How to setup Amazon CloudFront with WordPress (step by step guide)

How to setup Amazon CloudFront with WordPress (step by step guide)

Faster site, is the key to success on the web, and it greatly improves the overall experience on your site, be it snappy browsing feel for your visitors, ability to serve more ads, higher Google search rankings and if you’re running a WordPress based store or selling something online then it genuinely boosts your conversions. Overall it totally does everything good to your site.

CDNs – Content delivery networks are considered to be the “one shot solution” to instantly turbo charge your website for speed. Typically, when it come to WordPress people without a doubt recommends MaxCDN, and yes it’s one of the best and easy to use CDN to charge your WordPress blog. (more…)

Top 25 best free WordPress eCommerce shopping cart plugins 2013

Top 25 best free WordPress eCommerce shopping cart plugins 2013

WordPress eCommerce plugins are the new buzz word amongst online entrepreneurs nowadays, as more and more people are preferring WordPress as the primary platform to launch their first online store. The reason behind is, powerful and easy to use WordPress when combined with any free yet full featured WordPress eCommerce plugins, it becomes real easy to make your small online business live with few hundred to thousands products listed. These WordPress based online store are perfect for those online T-shirts stores, fashion boutiques, music stores, images stores, WordPress theme stores, handicrafts etc. (more…)

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