10 Most Popular Types of Websites

category:  Web development

When building a website, you should identify what type of website you need. The most popular types of websites are: E-commerce Blog Business Media/Entertainment Portfolio Educational Crowdfunding Non-profit Vlog Community Forums # E-commerce website E-commerce, also known as online shopping, is a website where visitors can directly buy the products and services. Also, the product can be both physical and digital products. Digital products are music, movie, WordPress themes, and WordPress plugins. Examples of e-commerce websites are Oriental Decor and … Read More

What You Need to Build a Website – Checklist

category:  Web development, WordPress

To build a website, there are 4 things you need. Domain Name Business Email Address / Contact Email Address Platform Web Hosting # Domain Name What is a domain name A domain name is a digital address for your website. It is where people can find and access your website. For example, my domain name is applerinquest.com. When you type “applerinquest.com” into browsers such as Chrome, IE, Firefox or Safari and hit the enter key, you will see my website … Read More

Why you need LiveChat for your website

category:  Web development, WordPress

Have you ever used LiveChat to ask some questions before buying the products or services? Have you ever used LiveChat for getting your support? If the answer is no, let’s read on. LiveChat is not new. It is been around for over 10 years. LiveChat helps many businesses grow. You may be one of them. What is LiveChat? LiveChat is an online customer service software with live support, help desk software, and web analytics capabilities. Below it shows how LiveChat … Read More

How to install and enable Memcache in WAMPserver

category:  Web development

Lately, I work on the WordPress website that my client enables Memcache on their site. In order to develop the features and have the full test on my localhost. I need to install Memcache on WAMPserver. Today I am gonna share how to install and enable Memcache on Wamp. I assume you already have Wampserver installed on your computer. If you don’t install WAMPserver yet, you can download and install it from this link. Let’s do it download the Memcache … Read More

Owl Carousel plugin – jQuery carousel slider with fully customizable and responsive

category:  Web development, WordPress

A carousel slider is another popular feature that you see often on the website. Often you will see the carousel feature on the travel agency website, e-commerce website, business website and portfolio website. There are so many slider plugins in the market but today we will talk about an Owl Carousel plugin which is one of the popular sliders in the market. The plugin can display the image and video. Why use the Owl Carousel plugin? Fully customizable Touch and … Read More

How to add Google font to mPDF

category:  Web development

A few days ago, I added the Open Sans font which is a Google font into the mPDF library. My client uses mPDF 6.1. It is super easy. Here the steps you can follow. Download the custom fonts you want. For example, we want to add the Open Sans font. You can download the font files from here. Once the downloading file is complete. You will extract that download zip file. Then you will see the OpenSans-Bold.ttf, OpenSans-BoldItalic.ttf and so … Read More

Common Git Commands

category:  Web development

Today it was a raining day. I was cleaning my repositories on GitHub and bitbucket. So it is a good chance that I can share the common git commands here. Common Git Commands git config git init git clone git add git commit git diff git reset git status git log git branch git checkout git merge git remote git push git config It is a git configuration values on a global project level. Executing git config will modify a … Read More

Add Embedded Videos to WordPress and Make Them Responsive

category:  Web development, WordPress

Recently, I got a request from my client to add the video into WordPress. Plus the video must be responsive. Today, I gonna share with you how to implement it. IFRAME & HTML For the iframe responsive, we need a <div> or any HTML tag that is a block style (display:block) wraps the iframe. Below, we add the <div> with video-container class which we will add the style later. STYLESHEET (CSS) Adding the style to our video-container. We set position … Read More

Gitflow for a complex project

category:  Web development

Last month, I had to work on the complex WordPress website and I had to work with other developers. The source code stores in GitHub since it is easy to use and organize for me. In order to connect to GitHub, you have to use Git which is a modern version control system. With Git, you can push and pull all changes to the repositories on Github. For my development, I use Visual Studio Code editor which is my favorite … Read More

The essential skills every web developer should have

category:  Web development

Recently I was asked by some startup CEO how to recruit the right web developer for fulfilling the experienced web developer position. This person should be able to manage multiple projects and time. He or she should be able to communicate well both with the team and clients who have a non-technical background. Additional, he or she should be able to learn the new technologies that are coming into the market every year. Before going through the list, I would … Read More