Get a spooky WordPress site in 5 mins with DW Halloween plugin

Hey WordPress builders,

Halloween is looming. Let’s put your shades on and be prepared to booo your visitors with witches, black cats and flying WordPress pumpkins. Sounds fun and spooky, yeah?

How to creep them out?

It’s simple. A few clicks with DW Halloween and you are all set. Known as the free WordPress plugin for Halloween, DW Halloween dresses up your site with funky items flying around, carrying your Halloween messages or promotion to every visitor. This custom message supports HTML format so you can be sure it’s well-tailored to your needs. Not to mention, you got everything else under control, from the item’s size, flying path and wing speed. All for FREE. Continue reading


Custom Fields for WordPress Explained: How to Create and Use Them

In this post we are going to be taking a look at custom fields in order to help you get a good understanding how you can use this useful, but sometimes overlooked feature of WordPress, and also give you some advice on getting started with using them on your website.

In a recent post we looked at custom post types and taxonomies in WordPress, and while you don’t have to use them with custom fields; it’s not uncommon to see them used in tandem on a website. Continue reading


How to Use Custom Post Types and Taxonomies to Make WordPress Even More Useful

Understanding custom post types and custom taxonomies can open up a whole new world of possibilities for WordPress users. However, as they can’t be created through the WordPress settings and admin pages, many users aren’t even aware of their power.

Whether you are totally new to custom post types and taxonomies, or you’ve heard of them but aren’t using them on your site yet, by the end of today’s post you will have been brought up to speed on this topic, have found out how they can help improve your website, and also have learned how to easily create them using a free plugin. Continue reading


WordPress news theme DW Focus: The choice for my politics website

This blog post by Andy Lewandowski is a part of our WordPress Customer Spotlight section, where DesignWall users come and share their beautiful projects as well as their valuable development experience.


Greeting from Washington, D.C!

My name is Andy Lewandowski. I am from California and currently live in Washington, D.C. I am a news junkie and love politics. One day, I thought why not combine my interests in a new and interesting way by starting my own website on politics news. And that’s where my initial idea for Citizen Workshop came from. Continue reading