What’s new in WordPress 3.9?

Update on 29th March: WordPress 3.9 Beta 3 has been rolled out with more than 200 changes for Widget previews, UI refinement and media manager. Read the announcement for more details.
Update on 20th March: WordPress 3.9 Beta 2 has been out with tons of changes and updates from Beta 1, especially bug fixes for TinyMCE and Widget management. Read the announcement for more details.

Just by the end of last year, WordPress community welcomed the release of WordPress 3.8 Parker. Couple months later, once again we are expecting another milestone: WordPress 3.9 which is scheduled for the release in April.

Meanwhile, WordPress 3.9 Beta 1 has been released recently and this becomes a hot topic everywhere. We all know that WordPress 3.8 has been a great release with improvements in the UI. Now coming to WordPress 3.9, it is promising release with significant improvements and updates in the core as well as the user experience in which good becomes better.


SEO for WordPress: all you need to know about WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast

SEO for WordPress

By far, WordPress SEO by Yoast is one of the most well-known SEO plugin for WordPress. We ourselves, use this plugin on DesignWall.com also. If you have not known or used it before then you are missing out. Available for free, WordPress SEO by Yoast is a powerful tool and comes with a handful of features.

In this tutorial, I will talk about the settings of the plugin and our use case of the plugin.


WordPress as a CMS – Side by side comparison with Joomla & Drupal

Update on March 18th: new extensions for Joomla has been added.

3 days ago, while in conversation with a large group of prominent WordPress users, I asked “What is the most powerful CMS plugin for WP on the market right now?”. Within hours, I got a lot of backlash from the community reassuring me that WordPress is already a CMS. To me, WordPress is very advanced & powerful blogging platform, but not quite a full fledged CMS, yet. However, WordPress codebase is built so that you can code any CMS features you want.  It explains perfectly why WordPress has 29,873 plugins (at the time of writing), comparing to 7730 extensions of Joomla, and 14,764 modules of Drupal.

But wait…


Tips to enhance your WordPress site security

Along with content building and SEO practices for your WordPress site, security is another important factor that needs to be addressed at an early stage. You can never tell when your website would be hacked or suffer from malware infection. Yeah, we all know how terrible it would be. So why not buckle down to implement strict security methods right away to save your site, our sites from constant dangerous attacks. In this article, I am going to share with you some tips & tricks on how to harden security in WordPress.