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How To Make A Staging Site With Duplicator & WP Staging

Themify Tutorial How To Make  A Staging Site With Duplicator

In this week's tutorial series, we'll be discussing staging sites. Every time you wish to change your WordPress website, doing it without a staging site is pretty much a gamble. You would never want a visitor to see your site while it's broken, or while you're implenting and testing out a new plugin. That's pretty much the equivalent of being caught with your pants around your ankles! In any case, having a staging site would be great for everyone.

You may be asking, what exactly is a staging site? Well it's an exact duplicate of your live website but it isn't available for the public to see, and any changes you make have no effect on your live site.

The Benefits of a Staging Site

  • Test out new features and updates with zero risk
  • The developers can work on bug fixes while the live site is operational
  • Reduces the downtime your customers may experience
  • Test out WordPress, theme and plugin updates before using them on the live website
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The Killers’ Dave Keuning & His Themify-Powered Award-Winning Site!

Themify Keuning Music Dave

In this edition of our Customer Stories, we’re getting an inside look at the creation of The Killer’s guitar player, Dave Keuning’s solo website. We’ll hear from Keuning and speak to web developer and returning story contributor, Joseph Abraham, about his award-winning website for Keuning Music and why Themify Ultra was the theme of choice.

Before we get to the technical aspects, let’s hear a little from the man himself, Dave Keuning, in this short Q&A.

From The Musician

What was the inspiration behind your website, Keuning Music?
I wanted some cool kaleidoscope imagery. You can never go wrong with that stuff and it tied in with the album. Joseph, the developer, did a good job implementing that, and created a website pretty much exactly how I wanted it. 

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New! Shoppe Craft Skin

Themify Shoppe Craft Skin

Demo Buy Shoppe

If you need a website that is as unique and bespoke as your products, our latest in the lineup of Shoppe skins is for you. Introducing the Shoppe Craft!

Instantly create a clean and minimal online store with our powerful Shoppe theme, fueled by WooCommerce and incredibly customizable. The design draws the user’s attention to the products themselves and elegantly showcases your range of wares.

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5 Best & Most Beautiful Free Stock Photo Sites

Themify 5 Best Free Stock Photo Sites

Stock photos add intrigue and interest to your web content and your marketing needs without the added cost of outsourcing photographers. Free stock photos can get a bad rap for being anywhere from cheesy to zany. However, the number of free AND beautiful stock photography sites are growing in number.

So, we’ve done the research and compiled a list of the best and most beautiful free stock photo sites for you all. We’ve crossed out anything that heavily advertised paid stock photos alternatives, and also whittled our choices based on our user experience (handy search features, scrolling, user interface, etc.).

Get one step closer to creating a more professional freelance, business, food, eCommerce, lifestyle, and travel website today.

1. Unsplash

Unsplash
Looking for consistency in photo aesthetic and style? Unsplash boasts beautifully edited images with a stock of over 300,000 high-resolution photos.

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How To Add Live Chat To Your WordPress Site

How To Add Live Chat

In this week's tutorial series, we'll be discussing Live Chats. Online live chatting has been growing in popularity for many website owners. Perhaps a customer visits your site for something specific or maybe they're just browsing. Whatever the reason, you don't want to lose the opportunity to close a sale. Live chat can help you achieve just that by enhancing their shopping experience. Add a live chat feature to your WordPress site in the most easy and affordable way today.

There are quite a few live chat services available, but for this tutorial we'll be using the LiveChat Plugin. It can be hard to find because of the name's popularity so we provided a link to make it easier to find.

Installing LiveChat

Right off the bat you'll need to install this plugin, which you can achieve via the WordPress admin panel. Once the plugin is installed and activated, you will be able to see the LiveChat menu option in the WordPress admin panel. This will allow you to begin the setup.

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Black Friday 2018 Giveaway & Sale! FREE $150 Amazon Gift Card + Master Club

Themify Black Friday Sale And Giveaway2018

Black Friday deals for WordPress themes and giveaways in the tech world go into hyper drive this time of year. Don’t miss out on one of the top rated WordPress themes with Themify’s top offers of the year.

Take advantage of the 40% OFF sale, $75 OFF the Lifetime Club Membership, and a fantastic $150 Amazon Gift Card + Master Club Membership giveaway!

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