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Page Builder is no more! Long live Beaver Builder!

We’ve rebranded our plugin—really, we’ve just finally branded it. For the first five months on the market, we were calling our page builder “Fastline Page Builder”. Introducing Beaver Builder Since folks in the WordPress community didn’t know our company from Adam, and there were 15 other WordPress page builders in the market, we thought it…

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Customer Spotlight: Match Branding

While it’s been great fun creating our own website, page layouts and skins using Beaver Builder, it’s even more rewarding to see what others are building with our products! If you are interested in being featured in a customer spotlight blog post, please contact us. We would love to hear from you! Today, we will be visiting with Mike McKearin…

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Getting Started with Google Analytics & WordPress

I think most webmasters/bloggers would agree, one of the most amusing aspects of publishing on the web is watching how the web responds. Out of the box, WordPress does not track any meaningful analytics on how your content is being accessed! Even if driving large amounts of traffic to your site isn’t your main goal, staying familiar with…

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WordPress Makes It Easy To Publish Poorly Written Posts

In case you missed it, Jeff Chandler published a post this morning titled “WordPress Visual Page and Website Builders Make It Easy To Create Ugly Sites“. In my opinion, saying that a WordPress page builder makes it easy to create ugly sites is like saying that WordPress itself makes it easy to publish poorly written posts.

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3 Ways To Build WordPress Layouts Your Clients Can Edit With Ease

We’ve all seen it done plenty of times. What am I talking about? The WordPress editor, stuffed with HTML or shortcodes to build a custom page layout. That may be fine and dandy if you’re a developer and the only one working on a page, but what if the page you built was for a client that wants to make changes once you’re done?

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GPL Or Bust

The timing for some of the recent posts regarding open source software, the GPL and how it all relates to WordPress, couldn’t be more perfect. While the much more high profile VersionPress was deciding whether they should adopt the GPL, we were doing the same. Following their story provided a lot of insight and eventually lead to us adopting the GPL for our products as well.

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Creating A WordPress Plugin Is Easier Than You Think

Until a few years ago, I hadn’t written a single WordPress plugin. I had created and customized many themes for our clients, but for some reason, I kept telling myself that creating a plugin was beyond my capabilities. In hindsight, I couldn’t have been more wrong. If you’ve ever felt this way, let me tell you something. Creating a WordPress plugin is not beyond your capabilities. Anyone that has skills enough to write basic PHP and modify a theme can create a plugin.

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10 Things You Might Not Know About WordPress

One of WordPress’ most powerful features is its simplicity. Mainly due to the text-editor-like post editing dashboard, anyone familiar with MS Word or Pages can jump right in and start publishing on the web. While this simplicity is awesome, some super powerful WordPress features get hidden away behind the scenes. Today, I wanted to dig…

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