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Why do we build in WordPress?

There are arguments for and against different CMSs and WordPress is certainly no exception, rather than whey up pros and cons of all these different […]

Autoplay on iOS10

Touted as the biggest release ever for Apple devices, iOS10 is packed full of new features & integrations, one I’m currently loving is the ability […]

WooCommerce Online & Offline

WooCommerce is a brilliant WordPress plugin for bringing eCommerce functionality to the CMS, with over 25% of eCommerce sites using the power of WooCommerce, the […]

The Digital Lancashire Website Sprint at 3ManFactory

Tuesday afternoon we lost part of our office space to a worthy cause. We gave up our creative space here at 3ManFactory to host a […]

Bring Snapchat to WordPress

The Snapchat Snapcode Widget is a cracking little plugin which provides an incredibly useful function to your WordPress website. Rather simply, the plugin creates a sidebar […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Simple Page Ordering

The Simple Page Ordering plugin brings some incredibly useful functionality which I believe should be built into the core of WordPress. When building a theme you […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Add Featured Image Column

Add Featured Image Column is a plugin I like to install simply to improve the experience of the users on the site. It’s one of those really […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Regenerate Thumbnails

Regenerate Thumbnails is one of the plugins I’m first to install when working on a development build. It essentially lets me insert sample content once, […]

Use These Plugins & Contribute To WordPress

When new features make their way into standard WordPress, more often than not their functionality has started off as a plugin. Plugins that get on the […]

WordPress Site Icons

WordPress 4.3 brings with it the introduction of the site icons API, which gives the ability for site owners to define their own favicon within the dashboard, […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: WhatsApp Sharing Button for Jetpack

The Jetpack plugin from WordPress is a great way of adding some core WordPress.com features to your self hosted website; in particular, we’ll be looking […]

A Responsive Solution for Your Business

So let’s start off with a Craig David Rewind; it’s 2009 and I’m on my Sony Ericsson K800i (James Bond Edition) viewing Facebook. I’m not on […]

Twitter WordPress Plugin

Twitter has at last released an official WordPress plugin to help integrate the social media platform with the popular blogging platform. Rather than allowing you to […]

Age Screening Through Twitter

Twitter has an age verification tool – a feature which for the most part went well under the radar, so below we’ll be looking at the […]

PR Census 2013: The Results Are In!

Towards the end of last year, the PRCA, the professional body for PR practitioners in the UK, carried out their 2013 census. They urged PR […]

Social Media Round Up (December)

It’s been a busy few weeks in the social media & tech world; from new appointments to iPhones in China, it’s all been going on […]

WordPress Powers Almost 19% of the Web

This past weekend was host to WordCamp San Francisco, the largest of the WordPress meetings featured a rather extensive lineup including founder Matt Mullenweg. During […]

The Overlooked Platform (WordPress)

WordPress is often seen as a basic blogging platform, so when it comes to slightly more complex sites which require additional functionality it’s easily overlooked […]

ColorBox Polaroid Theme

ColorBox is a cracking little jQuery lightbox plugin which is extremely adaptable and lightweight. Customisation is one of its strong points, so I took it […]

Self Hosted WordPress Sites Get Jetpack 2.0

Topping 3million downloads Jetpack really is a globally recognised plugin by the majority of users. The main purpose of the plugin has always been to […]

WordPress Tips: Show More Than 20 Posts / Pages

By default when interacting with both Posts & Pages within the WordPress dashboard, the index of either section defaults to list 20 items. From past […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: User Switching

Official WordPress Plugin download – User Switching is an amazingly simple idea for a plugin which is why it works so well, I shall explain […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Additional Image Sizes

Additional Image Sizes does exactly what you’d expect, this could possibly be the simplest way to create new image sizes without additional coding within a […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Editorial Calendar

The Editorial Calendar is one of my favourite plugins to use on news style installs, which deal with large amounts of content on a regular […]

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