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  • Business
    How To Write a Product Feature SetPreview image@2x
    One of the key benefits of a product feature set is that it helps communicate your product vision with others, such as your team or investors. In this article, I'll teach you how to structure your product feature set and what should be covered in such a document.Read More…
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    Building Your Startup With PHP: Table of ContentsPreview2
    A guide to our ongoing series on launching your own business and product with PHP. Here's what to expect in coming episodes. Check back regularly for updates.Read More…
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    How To Create a Minimum Viable ProductPreview image@2x
    Developing a mobile product requires hard work and the results after you launched your application is uncertain. Will it get enough traction? Luckily, there's a method to test possible app ideas you have. You can gain a lot of knowledge by building a minimum viable product. The value of MVPs is that you have to spend less time designing and developing. As a result, you'll get a lot of insight early on.Read More…
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    10 Alternative Android App StoresPreview image@2x
    You've just written a great Android app and you're ready to make some money from it. The most common route is probably to pay $25 to get it listed on Google Play. However, there are many alternatives to Google Play, each with their own audience that can drive more downloads. Some of these app stores are catered to a smaller audience while others are more localized. Most of them don't charge you for listing your app on their store. It can therefore pay off to publish your app in several app stores.Read More…
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    A Guide to Providing Quality Customer SupportQuality customer support
    If you’ve ever released free or premium WordPress Themes or Plugins, you know that launching your new product is not the end of the process. In fact, it’s just the start, and raises a lot of questions: How do you provide support? How do you support customers after they’ve used your product? How do you manage email, social media and forum support easily? Should you support your free products, or just your premium ones? Read More…
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    Anatomy of a Perfect Sidebar – The Nuances of a Good DesignAnatomy of a perfect sidebar
    In the previous part of the series, we've gone through the definition and the importance of the "sidebar" element on WordPress blogs and checked out layouts with one, two, three and four sidebars (and no sidebars). In this second part, we're going to see how to design a sidebar and order the elements - specifically, the widgets - inside of it.Read More…
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    Anatomy of a Perfect Sidebar – Introduction and Using the Right LayoutAnatomy of a perfect sidebar
    Admit it: Most of us see sidebars as nothing more than a simple container that holds stuff, in our blogs and websites. It gets our minimum effort on the design process and we fill it up without thinking which widget should go where. But for a well–designed website, the designer should consider a number of factors when working on them. For example, consider the number of sidebar containers, the width and height of sidebars, the order of the elements that go into the sidebars and so on. In this post, we're going to study the anatomy of the "perfect sidebar".Read More…
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    5 Things to Consider When Finishing a Site5 things to consider when finishing a site 400
    So you have finished up your theme, all the design elements are in place and you're happy with how it looks and works. But are you really done? There are so many little things that can easily be over looked. Lets take a look at some of them and see what we can do about it.Read More…
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    Making the Best of Google AdSense in WordPressGoogleadsensepreview
    Blog monetization is not a "must", but it's a very important source of motivation. Whether you're blogging alone or along with some authors you gathered, earning even a few bucks a month can change your and/or your authors' approach to your blog. Since Google AdSense is one of the easiest and most popular ways for blog monetization, we're going to see how to use it with a WordPress blog with multiple authors. (Although, this tutorial will also work for single bloggers.) We'll be covering how to set up profile fields for authors' AdSense ads and how to display those ads with a function, with a widget, with a shortcode and automatically inside posts.Read More…
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    Crucial Things You Must Do When Changing Your WordPress ThemeThemechange
    A WordPress theme is a way of ‘skinning’ or creating the outer design of your website. The theme can make a huge difference to the presentation and the overall look of your site. The theme offers a graphical interface via template files. It modifies the way in which the site is displayed without modifying the basic software itself. The theme directory in WordPress offers several different styles and types of themes. If you have used WordPress, you may have already switched themes once, twice, or even several times. If this is your first time, you need to take care of certain aspects of your site. It is very easy and simple to change themes in WordPress with just a few clicks, but you need to have a checklist of items to take care of before you change the theme. These steps are critical to ensure that everything works smoothly, or you may end up losing parts of your site that you did not intend to lose.Read More…
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    Improving Blog Discussions With Disqus CommentsDisqus comments
    In the first part we discussed how we can use the default WordPress comments system to engage users into effective discussions. Today we are going to talk about how Disqus can help you to create effective discussions and how you can choose between default WordPress comment system vs Disqus systems. Disqus is one of the most popular comment systems used for WordPress sites with a powerful set of built in features. As an author or blog owner, you should be trying to compare each of the discussed areas with your existing system and choose the best comment system for your readers. Are you ready to Disqus your comments system?Read More…
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    How to Engage Readers Into Effective DiscussionsHow to engage readers into effective discussions
    Do you want to be an owner of a blog where no one is interested in providing their feedback about the articles or content? Or, do you want to be an author where your posts ends up getting no comments at all? I am sure you don't want to feel alone among quality blog posts. So what should you do?Read More…