How to Setup Google AdSense on Your WordPress Website

Google AdSense is arguably one of the most popular ways to monetize a website. Google AdSense on your WordPress website allows you to display video, image or text advertisements on your website. Whenever a visitor views or clicks on these ads on your website, you will be paid.

While there are a number of such ad networks available today, it doesn’t make sense signing up for multiple networks. If you sign up for many networks, you’ll bombard your site with advertisements and make it unnecessarily cluttered and messy. Rather, it makes much more sense to stick with the best ad network, which is Google AdSense.

If you already have a WordPress website up and running, you should set up Google AdSense on your site immediately. Thankfully, setting up Google AdSense on WordPress websites is extremely simple and straightforward.

Today, I will offer you a step by step guide to setting up Google AdSense on your WordPress website. I’ll show you everything you need to start earning passive income, so make sure to read through until the end!

You Can Also Watch My Tutorial on how To Setup Google Adsense On Your WordPress website Here

Sign-up for Google AdSense

Before you can setup AdSense on your website, you’ll need to sign-up for a free account with Google AdSense. This is a simple process, where you can sign-up with any email id. While Google allowed creating multiple AdSense accounts in the past, now it is limited to just one.

Google AdSense SignupImage: Google AdSense Sign-Up

The process of signing up for AdSense includes email verification. You will also be asked to answer a few questions about your website during the process. When you’re done, you will be redirected to your AdSense dashboard.

Understand the AdSense Dashboard

Once you’ve signed up and created your AdSense account, you can access your AdSense dashboard. Your dashboard includes everything that you need to create and manage advertisements on your website. I recommend you to take a look at all the tabs under the dashboard to get a better understanding of AdSense. Thankfully, Google has greatly improved the interface of the AdSense dashboard, so everything is intuitive and easy to understand.

Image: AdSense Dashboard

Within the AdSense dashboard, you’ll see tabs for creating and managing ads, performance reports, optimization settings, general settings and help and support. I recommend you to explore each tab to understand what you can do with AdSense. When you click on a tab, a new page will open up where everything is laid out in easy to understand terms.




Google also offers help and support options within each tab, as it does in the main dashboard section. You can always lookup help and support in case you need to find out anything more about AdSense. I won’t go into much detail here as Google has done a pretty good job in laying out the AdSense dashboard.

Verify your AdSense Account

After signing up for an AdSense account, the very first thing you should do is to verify your AdSense account settings. You can do this from within your AdSense dashboard itself.

Head over to the Settings tab in your dashboard and click on Personal Settings, where you will be asked to verify your details and your mailing address. Google will send a PIN to your mailing address within two weeks after you verify your details. By using this PIN, you can verify and activate your AdSense account to start receiving money. Don’t worry if you think that waiting for verification will mean a loss of income. Google will automatically hold your AdSense revenue and release it once your PIN is verified.

 

AdSense VerificationImage: AdSense Verification

Other account settings should also be verified including your account information and payments. You can find these tabs under the main Settings tab in your AdSense dashboard.

Once you have verified all settings, you can go ahead and create advertisements for your website using AdSense.

Creating Advertisements

Once you’ve created and verified your AdSense account, you can create and manage advertisements from your AdSense dashboard. To do this, head to the My Ads tab where you can create a new ad unit.

While AdSense would earlier allow you to create only one type of advertisement, now you can create three types. These include:

  • Text and display ads: Allows you to display advertisements anywhere on a webpage. You can choose the style, the placement and the size of the advertisement.
  • In-feed ads Allow you to display advertisements that flow naturally within a list of products or articles on a webpage. Such ads are normally displayed in lists which you may create on your website.
  • In-article ads Allow you to display advertisements that seamlessly fit in between paragraphs on a webpage. This creates an enhanced reading experience for users, while you also get to display relevant ads.

AdSense Ad UnitsImage: AdSense Ad Units

While you can create any of these three types of advertisements, you cannot control what ads will be displayed. This is completely determined by Google, based on the browsing habits of your visitors.

Also, I recommend you to stick with Text and Display ads and In-article ads and avoid In-feed ads as far as possible. I’ll go into this in a little more detail later on.

Creating Text and Display Ads

Text and display ads are by far the most popular type of AdSense advertisements. These ads can easily be inserted as a widget on a webpage. To create such ads, simply click on the Text and Display ads in your dashboard under Ad Units. This will open up a page where you can name the ad and select the size, type and style of the ad.

Text and Display AdsImage: Text and Display Ads

While there are some different ad size configurations, I recommend you to stick with the responsive layout. Responsive ads will automatically adjust themselves to offer an optimal viewing experience, regardless of whether your website is being viewed on mobile or desktops.

You can also customize the style of the text and display ads as well as group custom ad channels together. However, these are fairly advanced settings, and you’ll do just fine without diving too deep into them.

When you have completed selecting the settings for your text and display ad, click on Save and Get Code. Copy the code that AdSense creates for you and insert it into a text widget of WordPress dashboard. Remember to paste the code in the Text tab under WordPress widgets and not the Visual tab which opens right next to it. This will create and display the ad on your website. Don’t worry if your ad doesn’t show up immediately; it will do so soon.

Creating In-Feed ads

Personally, I don’t recommend creating In-Feed ads for your website, especially if you’re new to AdSense. This is because In-feed ads can create some confusion and trick people on your website into clicking on an ad. In-feed ads will be displayed on your list of blog posts or products. People may mistakenly click on the ad, thinking it to be another blog post or product. There’s a good chance that such people won’t return to your website, so it’s best to avoid In-feed ads altogether.

In-Feed AdsImage: In-Feed Ads

There is a certain learning curve associated with using In-Feed ads effectively. While I don’t make much use of these ads, you can certainly go ahead and try them out if you want to. To create these ads, simply click on In-Feed ads in your dashboard under Ad Units. This will open up a page where you can customize your ad.

I won’t go into much detail about creating In-Feed ads as I don’t use them myself. However, Google provides a support forum on how to create customized In-Feed ads where you can learn how to use these ads. Do note that In-Feed ads make use of certain plugins and they may not work with all WordPress themes. It is best to check the Google support forum before you try and create such an ad.

Creating In-Article Ads

Several websites make use of In-Article ads, and I also make use of them myself. Google has made the process of creating In-Article Ads very simple and easy. Just head over to In-Article ads in your AdSense dashboard under Ad Units. This will open up a new page where you can customize the ad style, title, description and background.

In-Article AdsImage: In-Article Ads

Once you have customized your In-Article ad, click on Save and Get Code. Copy the code that AdSense creates and head over to your WordPress dashboard. Open up the blog post or webpage where you want to insert the ad into the dashboard under the Text Tab. Wherever you want to insert your ad, paste the code into the text. Make sure to add line spaces to separate your text from AdSense code. This will make things easier if you need to edit your webpage or blog post in the future.

Additional Tips for Creating Effective Ads

Google AdSense certainly makes it very easy for you to create ads on your WordPress website. However, I recommend you to be a little careful when you’re creating ads. By inserting too many ads into your website, you’ll make it look like a scam to your visitors. Also, with too many ads, there’s always a chance that a visitor mistakenly clicks on one of your ads. While you’ll still earn money this way, your visitors will not return to your website. In the long term, you will be the one to suffer.

This is something you should avoid at all costs. Posting one or two ads here and there on a website is what I recommend you do. And, of course – make sure to customize your ads so that they don’t look like a scam. Remember – by keeping things simple, you will offer a better experience to your visitors, and you’ll give your website a chance to grow.

And, for more tips on support on how to use AdSense effectively, feel free to visit Google’s support forums. The AdSense community is incredibly active, and you’ll get most of your questions answered by the forum.

 

Google AdSense SupportImage: AdSense Support

There you have it! These are the exact steps you need to follow to setup Google AdSense on your WordPress website. Even if you’ve never used AdSense or any other ad network, it is fairly simple to setup AdSense on a website. If you’re a developer or you have good experience with WordPress, setting up AdSense will be a breeze. Even if you’re not, you can create an ad using AdSense in a matter of minutes – it’s that simple!

Do you already make use of an ad network to monetize your WordPress website? Or do you use methods other than advertisements to earn passive income from your website? Or maybe you’re already using AdSense, but you’re not sure if you’re using it effectively? Whatever doubts, queries or thoughts you have, do let me know in the comments section below. I’ll be more than happy to help you out with setting up Google AdSense effectively on your website!

Revolution Slider Tutorial For WordPress

The slider revolution on envato market is probably one of the best sliders for wordpress. The revolution slider comes with many features including parallax and video features. In this wordpress tutorial, I will go walk you through most of the features for the slider revolution plugin. The slider comes with a front end editor so you can visually see the change you are making  live while you are editing your slider.

Here Are The Images For The Slider Revolution Tutorial

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Also if you want the same video backround that I used in the tutorial, here is the link for the video backround for the revolution slider

General Settings And Features For The Slider Revolution

In the general tab, theres many different options for your slider. You can set the duration for your slider.




In the tutorial, i set it to 7000MS but you can set your slider to any time you want. I also set the preloader here. You can change the color and time of the preloader in the general settings, theres a few options in the general settings of this plugin so just be sure to check each one to see what kind of options you want for your slider. You Can Also set the transitions you want for your slider, i personally recommend changing the for each slider or you can always set the options here.

The Navigation Tab

In this section, you can select what kind of arrows you want for your slider. You can design them and all sorts of fun stuff. In the tutorials, i run you through some of the options and features of the slider to help you determine what kind of arrow you want. I think the best way to learn how to use the options is trial and error. If you want to select different arrows for the slider, this is where you can do it!

The Parallax Tab

This is a pretty simple tab, all you need to do is check this box and you can have the parallax features on your slider,.

Performance & SEO Optimization

Here are some more features of the plugin, where you can see how the plugin is performing and if there are any errors associated with the plugin.

Google Fonts

Many of the google fonts now are located in the slider revolution options

Import And Export

You can export your saved slider and import on to another wordpress website. This is where you can do that.

Creating Your Slider With The Slider Revolution

1. The first thing we need to do is purchase and install the revolution slider. The slider is available on envato market and you can download the revolution slider here

https://www.darrelwilson.com/slider-revolution

2. Once you are done purchasing the plugin from codecanyon, you can go to your account and upload the plugin to your wordpress website. You will need to enter in your purchase code that you get from code canyon, this allows you to get the premium templates created by the slider revolution plugin. In addition, you can get support from their website with the code that you get.

 

 

These are the general settings for the revolution slider. First select the default slider. This is the basic standard settings for the slider revolution. You than need to enter a slider name and alias. This creates a short code for your website where you can enter it in later on your wordpress website. Just make a page and insert it later.

settings in the slider revolution

The next thing you will need to select is the default slider and than select fullscreen. This makes your slider fullscreen on your website. After this, select the grids as followed in the video, this allows you to optimize your slider for mobile devices. The slider revolution will optimize and make your slider fullscreen automatically.

When you create your first slider, you are given several options. These are just the basic options. There are tons of options you can set here, one of the coolest things about the slider revolution plugin is the object library. You can now use the images within the slider revolution to create your slider. So here you can set the backround image, set a background color, or a backround video. These are the basic options and foundation to create your slider on your wordpress website,

How To Set Image Animation For Slider Revolution

In the options, you can select in image and select different animation for your slider. Here i show you most of the options and show how you can time the images to curve in on your wordpress website.  There are different options, offset which allows you to set the direction of the image, the opacity which allows you to set the transparency of the image, the rotation which can set a certain spin on the image. To get a better understanding of some of these options, you should do a trial and error kind of phase to help you pick the right kind of animation for your slider.

In the slider revolution options tab, ( in the general settings of the slider) you can set the transitions for each slider. There are so many different types of transitions so you can go through each one and than determine which slider is best for your wordpress website. I go through many transitions in this video and its pretty self explanatory. Have fun with the transitions! You can also set the duration of the transitions for the slider revolution. Remember, the longer the MS the slower the transition will be.

This is the final product of the slider that we make. I show you some of the other sliders but i made this from scratch. I think its a creative slider that really stands out. I hope  you enjoy the video tutorial of how to make w slider with the revolution slider plugin! If you want more templates for the slider revolution you can visit this link here

Let me know what you think of the tutorial in the comments below

Here is the complete tutorial for the slider revolution plugin on youtube. You can also visit this link to get more templates for the slider revoltuion

How to Create a Web Hosting Business Using WordPress and WHMCS

All of us know that WordPress can be used to create some really amazing websites. But have you ever thought of creating a web hosting business using the most popular CMS available today? Learn more about WordPress and WHMCS.

Many people have jumped into creating web hosting businesses recently. It is a lucrative business opportunity which can enable you to increase your earnings, earn recurring revenue and work from anywhere you want. You can even integrate a new web hosting business with your current internet marketing or web design business to earn more revenue.

If you have a basic understanding of WordPress, then you can actually get a web hosting business up and running in a matter of hours! All you’ll need for this is WordPress and the WHMCS billing software. While WordPress allows you to create the front-end of a professional looking website, WHMCS allows you to manage billing and accounts from the back-end. WHMCS is one of the world’s most popular web hosting automation platforms which allows you to handle sign-ups, billing, provisioning and support.

Today, I will compile a step by step guide to help you create a web hosting business easily and efficiently using WordPress and WHMCS. I’ll show you everything that you need to do to get your new business up and running as quickly and smoothly as possible, so make sure to read right through to the end!

You can also watch the video oh our WHMCS tutorial on youtube. Darrel Wilson and Ryan Grey of namehero go in detail on what you need to do to setup your hosting company step by step

Get a basic idea of WordPress

In order to create a new web hosting business, you will need to have a basic understanding of WordPress. If you have used WordPress before, then you can skip to the next step. If not, then you should get yourself acquainted with WordPress before you build your new web hosting business.




While you can use other CMS platforms like Joomla and Drupal to create your web hosting business, I prefer WordPress. This is because WordPress is completely free, it is very friendly to beginners, it is mobile and tablet friendly and it is backed by a massive support community.

Wordpress Dashboard

Image: WordPress Dashboard

Don’t worry if you have never used WordPress before to create a website, it is actually quite easy and straightforward. There are plenty of WordPress tutorials available on the Internet, so I won’t go into the details here. You don’t need to go into too much detail with WordPress to build a web hosting business. Just get yourself acquainted with the dashboard, the themes and the settings. If you’re an absolute beginner, I also recommend that you try creating a free blog for a better understanding of WordPress.

Purchase a domain name and reseller hosting

Once you have acquainted yourself with WordPress, you’ll need to purchase a domain name and reseller hosting for your new business. While the WordPress platform is completely free, you will have to purchase reseller hosting and a domain name. Don’t worry, it won’t break the bank. You can purchase a domain name plus domain-hosting for as little as $3-5 per month, which is less than a cup of coffee.

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You will need a hosting package, of course you may chose any hosting company you want, but i recommend Namehero because of their reliability and knowledge with reseller hosting. I have teamed up with Ryan Grey and can provide you a special discount for reseller hosting

When signing up to namehero for your resller hosting package, i highly recommend getting the corporate package because you already get the WHMCS license included. If you use another package, you will have to purchase the WHMCS license alone and it will drive your cost up!  So I would use the resources available and select the corporate hosting package.



First, think of what you want your new web hosting business to be called. After you’ve come up with a few names, look to see if the .com domain name of your choice is available for purchase. You can go with other domain extensions, but I’ll recommend you to try and find a .com domain unless other extensions describe you better. When you find an available domain name of your choice, you can purchase it from your hosting provider.

NameHeroImage: NameHero

After you’ve finalized a domain name, you’ll need to purchase reseller hosting for your new website. There are several reseller hosting providers out there, but I recommend you to consider NameHero. NameHero is one of the best and their plans are quite affordable as compared to some others. Also, when you purchase NameHero reseller hosting, you will also receive a free license for WHMCS and you can even purchase your domain name of choice for free within NameHero.

Install WordPress

Next up, you’ll need to install WordPress to create your website. Thankfully, NameHero makes this process very simple, even for beginners. First, log in to the client area on your NameHero cPanel. Once you’ve logged in, scroll down the cPanel page under scripts until you see the WordPress icon.

Click on the WordPress icon to open the dashboard within the cPanel and click on the install button. NameHero offers one-click installation of WordPress, so you should have absolutely no problems with installation. Upon installation, you’ll also need to fill out the fields for your website in the cPanel. If you’re unsure of anything, just leave the fields at the default option. As an option, you can also browse through the preloaded free themes in WordPress and use one if you desire. You can always change the theme later if you need to.

Wordpress InstallImage: WordPress Install

Do note that you can create a web hosting website without using WordPress – simply by using WHMCS. However, this is not a path that I recommend. Without the power of WordPress, you’ll only be able to create a bland and boring website. And, in today’s fast and competitive world, you want your website to be anything but bland and boring.

WordPress and WHMCS – Installation

After installing WordPress, you’ll need to install WHMCS as well. NameHero integrates with WHMCS and you can install it in a matter of minutes. To install WHMCS, login to the client area on your NameHero cPanel. After logging in, scroll down the page under softaculous until you see the WHMCS icon.

Click on the WHMCS icon to open the dashboard and then click on the install button. As with WordPress, NameHero offers one-click installation of WHMCS as well, so you’ll find the installation to be super simple. You’ll also need to fill out few text fields based on your requirements for your web hosting business. One thing to keep in mind is that WHMCS recommends the latest version of PHP, so make sure that you update your PHP version in the cPanel.

WHMCS Install

Image: WHMCS Install

Once you’ve installed WHMCS, you can login to your WHMCS Admin dashboard from where you can change settings.

Setup nameservers using WHMCS

The first thing you need to do after you’ve installed WHMCS and WordPress on your website is to setup nameservers. You can do this from your WHMCS Admin dashboard itself. First, login to your WHMCS Admin dashboard and find the Setup button. Hover over the button to reveal a drop-down list and choose General Settings from the list. Next, head over to the domain tab where you’ll need to fill in a few settings.

WHMCS Nameservers

Image: WHMCS Nameservers

The settings you’ll need to enter are very important to providing web hosting services, so make sure to fill them in properly. These settings include:

  • Domain lookup
  • Domain registration options
  • Enable renew options
  • Auto-renew on payment
  • Auto-renew requires product
  • Default auto-renew settings
  • Create to-do list entries
  • Domain sync enabled
  • Sync next due date
  • Domain sync notify only
  • Allow IDN domains
  • Bulk domain search
  • Default nameservers 1-5
  • Use client details
  • First name, last name, company name, email address, postal address and phone number

Once you’ve filled these settings according to your requirements, save the changes.

If you have any problems in setting up nameservers, you can also make use of the helpful WHMCS setup wizard. This wizard will guide you through all the necessary settings required for you to begin selling web hosting services.

Enom setup

Before you can start selling web hosting services, you’ll also need to setup Enom on your website. Enom allows you to offer SSL certificates, website building software and email services which are closely related to web hosting. In order to setup Enom on your website, you’ll need to register an account with Enom first. Another important point is that you need to fund your Enom account before you can start selling your services. I recommend making a deposit of a minimum of $25.

Enom Setup

Image: Enom Setup

Once you’ve registered, head over to your WHMCS Admin dashboard and hover over the Setup button. From the drop-down list, head over to Products/Services and then to Domain Registrars. Under the list of Domain Registrars, locate Enom and click on the Activate button next to it. When you do this, you’ll see the Enom configuration screen where you’ll have to enter your Enom username as well as your API token. Click on Save to complete the setup process. You’ll also need to register your IP address with Enom because their API offers restricted access through IP addresses.

Configure general WHMCS settings

Next, you’ll need to configure the general WHMCS settings in order to start selling web hosting. During this process, you’ll also familiarize yourself with the various configurations and settings available in WHMCS.

WHMCS General SettingsImage: WHMCS General Settings

To configure the general settings, login to your WHMCS Admin dashboard and hover over the Setup tab to reveal a drop-down list. From the list, click on General Settings. Once you do so, you’ll find several tabs through which you can configure the general settings as per your needs. These tabs include:

  • General settings
  • Localization settings
  • Ordering settings
  • Domains settings
  • Mail settings
  • Support settings
  • Invoices settings
  • Credit settings
  • Affiliates settings
  • Security settings
  • Social settings
  • Other settings

I won’t go into the details of these settings as they will depend on your requirements. You should face too many problems in configuring these settings. But, if you do, there are plenty of lengthy tutorials online to help you out.

Configure email piping

As a seller of web hosting services, inevitably you will need to provide support to your clients. For this, you’ll need to configure email piping within WHMCS. Thankfully, this is a simple process which you can do from within the WHMCS Admin dashboard.

Email Piping in WHMCSImage: Email Piping in WHMCS

To configure email piping, access your WHMCS Admin dashboard and hover over the Setup button. Select Support and then click on Support Departments to open the support ticket departments page. On this page, locate Ticket Importing using Email Forwarders and copy the portion in the field after ‘home/username/’ in the path. Next, login to your dashboard, locate the Emails tab and click on Forwarders and then Add Forwarder. On this page, enter the email address of your support department. After this, head over to Advanced Options and click on Pipe to a Program, where you can paste the command you had copied earlier. Finalize your email piping settings by saving the changes to the Add Forwarder button.

Configure domain pricing

Since you will be selling services related to domain registration and any associated add-ons, you’ll need to configure domain pricing within WHMCS. To do this, login to your WHMCS Admin dashboard and head over to Support, then Products/Services and then Domain Pricing.

WHMCS Domains PricingImage: WHMCS Domains Pricing

Under the Domain Pricing tab, you can configure various settings including:

  • Modifying existing TLDs
  • Adding new TLDs
  • Reordering TLDs
  • Upselling features
  • Lookup Providers
  • Premium domain names
  • Add-ons such as email forwarding, ID protection and DNS management

WHMCS offers detailed instructions to help you configure domain pricing. If you are in doubt, simply go through their instructions and tutorials.

Customize customer dashboard

To make a killer web hosting business, you have to provide an exceptional customer experience. Thankfully, you can easily customize the customer dashboard in WHMCS using the Admin dashboard.

WHMCS Customer DashboardImage: WHMCS Customer Dashboard

The WHMCS Admin dashboard includes widget controls on the top right of every widget. Using these controls, you can minimize, refresh or close widgets in order to change the dashboard appearance. You can even create your own widgets and feature them on the customer dashboard.

Integrate Stripe

Stripe is a popular payment gateway which is compatible with WHMCS. However, you’ll need to configure and integrate Stripe before you can start selling web hosting. To do so, login to your WHMCS Admin dashboard and head over to Setup, then Payments and then Payment Gateways.

WHMCS Stripe IntegrationImage: WHMCS Stripe Integration

On the Payment Gateways page, you’ll need to enter your Stripe API keys. You can find your secret API key inside the Stripe portal. Once you’ve done so, you can customize the display name and statement descriptor. Complete the process by saving the changes.

Add hosting packages and services

As part of your web hosting services, you’ll need to provide cPanel hosting accounts to your customers. And, to do so, you’ll need to connect your cPanel server to WHMCS. Fortunately, this process is also relatively simple.

Adding Hosting Packages and Services in WHMCSImage: Adding Hosting Packages and Services in WHMCS

First, login to your WHMCS Admin dashboard, head over to Setup, then Products/Services and then Servers. On this page, choose the option to Add New Server and fill in all information from your cPanel. Save the changes

To add hosting packages and servers, go to your WHMCS Admin dashboard, then to Setup and then to Products/Services. Click on Create a New Product and give it the same name as the hosting package you have created.

Create WHMCS add-ons

WHMCS offers a number of add-on modules that allow you to extend the capability of the billing software. Some of these add-on modules include Registrar Modules, Payment Gateways and Provisioning Modules. All add-ons can be managed within the WHMCS Admin dashboard under Setup and then Addon Modules.

WHMCS Add-OnsImage: WHMCS Add-Ons

When offering add-ons, it really depends on what you want to offer with your web hosting services. With the help of add-ons, you can upsell WordPress configurations, SEO, social media management and other related products/services. By doing so, you can increase your revenue per customer.

Customize your website and add a logo

If you’ve followed all the steps I have mentioned above, you will have a fully functioning website by now. However, your website is still not presentable to customers, so you should customize your website and include a logo.

Adding a logo and making website customizations can easily be done within the WordPress cPanel. I won’t go into the details here as this is fairly straightforward. In case you run into any problems, you can easily find a solution online.

Transfer domains and support tickets

An integral part of offering web hosting services is to allow customers to transfer their existing domains and support tickets to your service. Again, WHMCS makes this process super simple.

Under the WHMCS customer dashboard, your customers can see an option to register or transfer a domain. And, under the cPanel, customers can submit support tickets for transferring their domains to your service.

Domain Transfer in WHMCSImage: Domain Transfer in WHMCS

That’s it! These are the exact step by step instructions you need to follow in order to create a new web hosting business. While there are certainly many steps involved in this process, most of these steps are fairly straightforward. If you have any experience with WordPress or you’re a developer, you should face no problems in configuring and using WHMCS. And, in case you do, you can always refer to the official WHMCS documentation where you’ll find detailed instructions.

Have you already started a web hosting business of your own with WordPress and WHMCS? Do you think I may have missed out on some important information in this tutorial? Or do you have any doubts or queries regarding any of the things I have mentioned in this tutorial? Do let me know your thoughts in the comments section below and I’ll be more than happy to help you out!

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I love wordpress, I originally started a hiking blog on wordpress and wanted to learn more. I noticed the amount of plugins and themes on wordpress and really wanted to try them all. After using free themes for a few months, I slowly crept away from the free theme market and first tried the divi theme back when it was in 2.0. I loved the theme and wondered why is there no one else in the world having wordpress tutorials on this amazing theme? I told myself i was going to do it. Along the way i noticed other themes and plugins that worked well and decided to just start having tutorials on all these themes and plugins, next thing you know im doing wordpress tutorials full time on youtube and helping thousands create jobs. I realize now the responsibility i have to my subscribers and others learning wordpress .I hated watching tutorials or blogs where all i got was a dead end and people asking me to click their affiliate links or those  ” reviewers” who made me have more questions about the themes. I said to myself, “from now on im going to teach these tutorials step by step all the way so everyone can understand wordpress.”

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Top 10 Divi Child Themes for WordPress

There’s no doubt that Divi is one of the most popular premium WordPress themes available in the market today. Divi is an elegant, multipurpose WordPress theme which is incredibly attractive and is packed with plenty of features and functionality. Divi especially Divi Child Themes are incredibly versatile theme which can be used to create any personal website, business website, e-commerce website or blog.

While Divi makes for a great choice for building a website, some users may want added customizability. This is where Divi child themes can help you out. Child themes offer all the features and functionality of Divi, and they also offer custom styling capabilities. By using a Divi child theme, you can speed up your development and create added functionality on your website.

But, with hundreds of Divi child themes available in the market, which child theme do you go with?

We’ll be taking a look at just this today.

So, continue reading this post as I list 10 of the best Divi child themes you can consider in 2017. When you’re done reading this post, you’ll have a better idea of which Divi child theme is more suitable for your needs.

Ally

Ally Divi Theme

Ally is one of the most popular Divi child themes to be used by WordPress developers all over the world. As with its parent theme, Ally is a multipurpose WordPress theme which offers an incredibly elegant and modern look. This child theme is highly functional and is suitable for creating just about any website.

It is easy to see why Ally has gained so much popularity with WordPress developers. For starters, the Ally theme has been designed with great attention to detail, and it offers a clean, modern and unique design. This child theme includes most of the features of its parent theme, includes multi-page layout options and is completely responsive. Ally will look and work great on any and every device.

I am in love with Ally for the immense functionality that it offers. This child theme offers one-click installation, which allows you to setup your website in no time at all. And, thanks to the built-in Theme Customizer, you can easily make changes to the look of your website. Ally also includes a very useful Call to Action menu item with widget-ready popup functionality. This WordPress theme also comes equipped with full-screen sliders, fly-in animations, overlay mouse effect, custom page styling options, footer widgets and much more!

The Ally child theme is priced at $150 and requires you to purchase and install the Divi Parent theme first. Once you purchase and install Ally, you are free to use it across both personal and commercial websites and on as many websites as you like.

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Arcedo

Arcedo Divi Theme

Arcedo is another premium Divi child theme which is extremely popular with the WordPress community. While Arcedo is a multipurpose theme with lots of features and functionality, it is primarily designed for small business websites. This WordPress theme is ideal for contractors, landscapers, plumbers, remodels and renovations, roofing, and other similar business websites.

One of the best things about the Arcedo theme is that it offers custom global headers and footers. This allows you to add any Divi modules in the header or footer sections of this theme. It also includes eight main page layouts, specifically designed for small business websites. These page layouts include the homepage, services page, subpages, projects page, blog, reviews, about us page and contact page. Each page layout can be customized and changed depending on your requirements.

There are many things to love about this child Divi theme. Apart from immense customizability, this theme also offers a clean and unique design. And, thanks to stylish hover and animation effects, this theme makes it possible for you to create highly modern looking websites.

For a Divi child theme, Arcedo offers everything that startups and small business owners need to create a business website. The Arcedo theme will cost you just $75, and it is worth the price. To use Arcedo, you’ll need to install the Divi parent theme, and once you’re done, you can use this child theme on any number of websites.

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Luxury

Luxury Ecommerce Divi Theme

Of all the Divi child themes that are specifically designed for use in an e-commerce website, Luxury is one theme which stands out. It is a high-quality WordPress theme which comes packed with all the features and functionality required for building an e-commerce website. This child theme is rapidly gaining popularity with e-commerce business owners all over the world.

Luxury includes three different homepage layouts which have all been designed with the best design standards. You can choose from one of these three layouts depending on the particular needs and requirements of your business.

Some of the key features of the Luxury Divi child theme include mega menus, Product’s quick-view, quick add to cart options, Wishlist, quick search, live chat, shopping cart in the sidebar, filters, product galleries, multi-step checkout options, color switches and much more! This theme is also easy to customize and includes plenty of Ajax functionality.

Luxury e-commerce may be a child Divi theme, but it includes everything that you need to build a robust and scalable e-commerce website. This premium Divi child theme is priced at $139 and comes with 6 months of support. Luxury has plenty to offer, and you can also use this theme on an unlimited number of websites, making it worth its price.

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Corporate

Corporate Divi Theme

When it comes to choosing a Divi child theme which is completely designed for business purposes, Corporate is the theme to choose. It is a stunning and modern looking WordPress theme which is perfect for creating any business website. In fact, this theme allows you to create catchy and trendy business websites that stand out from the competition.

The Corporate Divi child theme is designed keeping corporate businesses in mind. The first thing you’ll notice about this theme is that it is very cleverly designed and structured. This theme offers a modern look and the content and layout design is new and trendy. Corporate also allows you to customize the color theme to suit your branding scheme with colors of your choice.

Despite being a child theme, Corporate includes plenty of features and functionality by its parent theme. This theme includes 7 stylish page layouts with dual layout options for the homepage and a custom blog/news page. It also comes equipped with an opt-in module, a full-width menu and includes eye-catching hover and animation effects.

Corporate is built completely using the core Divi parent theme, and it uses no external plugins at all. This theme is easy to install and to get started with, thanks to clear and detailed installation instructions. It also includes plenty of customization options, theme options, JSON files and custom CSS which are all part of the parent theme.

The Corporate Divi child theme is a premium theme which will cost you just $49. Upon purchasing this theme, you’re free to use it on personal or business websites for yourself or clients. And, you can use this theme on an unlimited number of websites.

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Minimal

Minimal Divi Theme

Minimalistic themes are incredibly popular with the WordPress community. And, of all Divi child themes which feature a minimalist design, Minimal is one of the best. Minimal offers an elegant and simple look, while also offering all the features and functionality of its parent theme. This multipurpose WordPress theme is suitable for creating any website.

Minimal is a fully responsive Divi child theme which is also compatible with most major WordPress plugins. It is a powerful theme which is highly customizable and features a gorgeous design. This theme is also incredibly easy to install and setup, thanks to one-click demo import functionality and detailed installation instructions.

Minimal is one of my favorite Divi child themes, thanks to its great looks and awesome functionality. I love the unlimited color schemes and stylish hover and animation effects. This theme allows you to design portfolios, blog posts, and person modules the way you want. Other key features of this theme include custom testimonials, custom footers, custom contact form design, logo sliders and much more.

For a minimalistic Divi child theme, you’ll find nothing better than Minimal. This premium WordPress theme is priced at $49 and is backed by a friendly and helpful support team. It is super easy to get started with this theme, and you can use it to build a modern and stylish website in no time at all!

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Anthem

Anthem Divi Theme

For a modern looking Divi child theme that is designed for marketing websites, Anthem is one of the best themes available today. This premium WordPress theme is incredibly versatile and comes packed with great page layouts and awesome features. This theme is fully responsive and is suitable for creating just about any marketing website.

Anthem has been carefully crafted and beautifully designed with clean and validated code. This theme allows you to create stunning websites without having to struggle with hours and hours of designing. Anthem comes equipped with more than 12 stunning page layouts and includes unique elements and fully responsive styles. This theme is also compatible with popular plugins such as Instagram Feed, Font Awesome, Image Intense, and WooCommerce, among others.

Installing and setting up this WordPress theme is incredibly simple, thanks to detailed instructional walkthrough videos. You can install this theme using a one-step single-click migration process. And, thanks to integrated Page Builder Everywhere, you can use Anthem to design a website just the way you want.

Some features of this WordPress theme that I love include its stunning imagery, clean typography, animated backgrounds, pricing tables, features grids, forms and opt-ins, gradient texts, unique layouts, custom headers and footers and team options, among others. And, this theme is backed by a friendly and helpful support team as well.

The Anthem Divi child theme is a premium theme which is priced between $75 and $145, depending on the license. This versatile and modern looking WordPress theme offers everything that you need to design a beautiful and functional marketing website.

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Ventura

Ventura Divi Theme

When it comes to finding a Divi child theme for creating membership websites and online course websites, Ventura is the best theme. This premium WordPress theme is completely designed for websites that sell memberships and/or online courses with the help of the LifterLMS Learning Management plugin.

The Ventura theme includes 20 different page layouts with two homepage layouts and a learning platform page layout. Other individual page layouts include instructor applications page, webinars signup and replays page, community page, resources page, affiliate sign up page and a custom blog layout. This theme is highly customizable with complete custom styling, custom fonts, and Font Awesome integration. Ventura also comes equipped with premium plugins such as the Divi Taxonomy Injector and the Divi Layout Injector.

Ventura is incredibly easy to install and setup, thanks to a one-click demo content install process. I just love the fact that this theme is so easy to use, yet packs in plenty of features and functionality. If I were to design an online membership site or an online course website in 2017, Ventura would certainly be my first choice.

This child theme requires the parent theme to be installed. However, once you purchase a license for Ventura, you’re free to use it for personal or commercial use on any number of websites. You will receive support for this theme for 6 months after you purchase the theme. You can purchase the Ventura WordPress theme for £150.

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Astra

Astra Divi Theme

Astra is a premium Divi child theme which is designed specifically for blogging websites. This exclusive theme comes packed with many exclusive features and customizer options. This Divi child theme is ideal for freelancers, bloggers, writers or anyone else who wants to grow traffic through a blog. You can also use it as a starter theme for business websites that are just starting out.

Astra makes it extremely simple for anyone to create a beautifully designed blog in a matter of minutes. It may be easy to install and setup, but it is packed with plenty of powerful features. This Divi child theme comes equipped with four different page layouts, custom widgets, custom Meta posts, custom index.php and custom single.php. Astra also includes integrated social share buttons with WhatsApp share, related posts, and author bio-boxes.

I love Astra because it offers everything that is required to start a blogging website. This theme is intuitive and easy to use and includes all the functionality that designers and developers may require. This theme costs $125 and for the price, it sure is worth it!

You’ll need to install the Divi parent theme and have a hosted website and domain name in place to use Astra. You can use this Divi child theme on an unlimited number of websites for both personal and commercial use for yourself or your clients. Support is provided for 6 months after you purchase this premium WordPress theme.

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Polygon

Polygon Divi Theme

Polygon is a multipurpose Divi child theme that is designed specifically for professional agencies and creative. This all-purpose theme contains all the features and functionality of its parent theme, and it offers a modern and stylish look. This WordPress theme is also fully responsive, and it will work perfectly well on any device.

The Polygon child theme includes 10 different Divi page layouts, allowing you to design a website just the way you want. It also includes animated backgrounds, advanced mouse-over animations, preloader options, particles background settings, ghost headers and custom Call to Action modules. Polygon also supports popup form integration for supported plugins such as Contact Form 7, Gravity Forms and Caldera Forms.

One thing that I love about the Polygon theme is its ease of use. This theme can be installed and setup in a matter of minutes, thanks to the one-click install feature and comprehensive installation instructions. Also, the Polygon theme automatically checks for and installs updates without you having to do it manually. Polygon allows you to create a beautiful blog or business website with ease. And, thanks to shadow effects, neat design and hover animations, you can give your blog or website a modern look.

A regular license for the Polygon Divi child theme will cost you only $55. For this price, you’ll receive lifetime updates and 6 months of professional support. You’ll be required to install the parent Divi theme before you can start using Polygon though.

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The Cube

The Cube Agency child theme

Finally, The Cube Agency is one of the most popular Divi child themes designed specifically for agencies. It is an incredibly versatile, beautifully designed and multipurpose WordPress theme which includes plenty of Divi elements and modules. This theme is fully responsive, and it is suitable for building agency websites or web projects.

The Cube Agency comes equipped with 5 different page layouts. These include the homepage, projects summary/overview page, independent projects page, an about page and a contact page. Apart from these page layouts, the theme also includes more than 14 carefully designed elements and modules. A unique feature of this theme is that all page layouts can be combined to create any web project or website. And, all included elements and modules are A/B tested for optimal user experience and optimized for conversions.

While there’s a lot to love about The Cube Agency WordPress theme, one thing you’re sure to love is the ease of installation. Thanks to detailed explanations, you can setup this Divi child theme in a matter of minutes. And, with elegant hover effects, stylish header and footer menus, styled arrows, breadcrumbs and other features, this theme offers everything you need to create a stylish and modern website.

As a premium WordPress theme, The Cube Agency Divi child theme costs $49. It is one of the cheapest Divi child themes available in the market, and it offers plenty of features and functions. All in all, it is a great theme, and you cannot go wrong in choosing it.

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So, there you go – these are my top 10 picks for the best Divi child themes available in the market in 2017. There may be plenty of other free and premium Divi child themes out there, but these are arguably the most popular. And, these child themes have all been highly rated by the WordPress community. You certainly won’t go wrong in choosing any of these child Divi themes for your needs.

Have you already tried using any of these Divi child themes?

Do you know any other awesome Divi child theme which I may not have considered in my top 10?

Do let me know in the comments section below and I’ll be looking forward to hearing from you!

Yoast SEO Tutorial 2017 – How To Setup Yoast SEO Plugin –WordPress SEO by Yoast

Do you wish to install as well as setup the highly advanced Yoast SEO plugin? The Yoast SEO plugin developed by Joost De Valk is one of the most robust SEO plugins out there. In this tutorial, we will make you aware about the tips to install and setup the Yoast SEO plugin for your site. By the end of this tutorial, your site will be fully SEO optimized. You can also learn about some of the useful resources that you can use that might help in improving your site’s visibility.

What Is The Yoast Plugin?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yoast SEO Plugin is a robust SEO plugin that helps in the indexing of your site for the major search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, and so more. It helps the people know about a particular site and about its niche & specific services. It is vital for the online visitors to know about your site and what it has to offer to its target audience. As such, the Yoast SEO plugin become a very valuable plugin. To help you understand the Yoast SEO plugin in a better way, we will make you understand this useful plugin from the scratch.

Download The Yoast Plugin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In order to use the Yoast SEO Plugin, you would need to get it installed in your system. You can get it from the official site of the Yoast. Here, you can go to the WordPress plugins link which will redirect you to the page containing major WordPress plugins by Yoast. You need to click on the one mentioned “Yoast SEO for WordPress Plugin”. By clicking on this link, you are offered the option to buy the premium version of the Yoast SEO Plugin. However, you can simply go ahead by downloading the free version of the plugin.

Getting Started with the Yoast SEO Plugin

When you have downloaded the Yoast SEO Plugin for your site, now you would need to install and start using the same for your site. Here are some simple series of steps that you can follow to start with the site’s optimization using the Yoast SEO Plugin:
Step 1: For installing the Yoast SEO Plugin, you can head to the dashboard of your site. Go to the Plugins option on the leftmost corner of your site’s dashboard. Then, select the option “Add New” from there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 2: You can then select the option “Upload Plugin”. This is because you have already downloaded the free version of the Yoast SEO Plugin on your system. Click on Open to upload the same. Then, hit the option “Install Now”.

 

 

 

Step 3: Once the installation is done, you can click on the option “Activate Plugin” to complete the installation process.

 

 

 

 

Another way of downloading the Yoast SEO Plugin is to go to the option “Add New” under the Plugins icon. Then, you can type the Yoast SEO Plugin name in the Keyword search bar on the right corner of the page. Once the particular plugin comes up, you can then download & install the same from here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Features of the Yoast SEO Plugin

Once you have installed and activate the Yoast SEO Plugin on your site’s dashboard, you need to learn about its special features such that you are able to maximize its functionality. Once activated, you can see the option “SEO” on the leftmost menu of the dashboard with the symbol of Yoast upon it. You can click on that and you will come across a General dashboard of the Yoast SEO Plugin. This dashboard will display certain SEO errors and faults in your site. Do not worry about these right now. Simply ignore by clicking on the cross sign next to each of the errors.

Dashboard General Tab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Dashboard Tab of the Yoast SEO Plugin dashboard contains specific fields like Configuration Wizard, Credits, and Restore Default Settings.

Configuration Wizard: You can click on the option “Open the Configuration Wizard”. This action will take you to a separate page which will ask different sets of questions about your site. If you wish to receive the newsletter, you can Sign Up for the same. Otherwise, you can click on the option “Next” to advance to the next page of this setting. Here, you can select the particular Environment of your site. You can also add information lie type of site you have, if the site is run by a company or an individual, social profile information, post type visibility, whether you have multiple authors, Google Search Console, and title settings. On the last page, you can finally click on the option “Close” to finish the configuration of your site using the Yoast SEO Plugin.

how to setup yoast plugin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Features Tab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here you can find several features of the Yoast SEO Plugin. Some of these are:
⦁ Advanced Settings Pages: You can enable this feature. This feature is important as it includes the sitemaps, titles, meta descriptions, and so more. Once you have enabled the setting, you can click on Save Changes icon at the bottom.
⦁ OnPage.org: This integration can be used for checking daily whether your site is still indexable by the different search engines and also notifies when you when the site is not.
⦁ Admin bar menu: This feature of the Yoast SEO Plugin contains some of the useful links to third-party tools which can be used for analyzing the pages and thus, makes it easy to view if you have any new notifications.

Your Info Tag

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here, you can input the specific information about your site like the website’s name, alternate website name, company or person description. Once you have entered all the relevant information, you can click on Save Changes option at the bottom of the page.

Webmaster Tools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These set of tools of the Yoast SEO Plugin can be used for verifying your site with different webmasters. Here, you will find three options: Bing Webmaster Tools, Google Webmaster Tools, and Yandex Webmaster Tools. As most of the users use Google as their default search engine, you can click on Google Webmaster Tools icon.

You would be redirected to some other page as the Webmaster Central. Here, on the left menu, you will observe different tags as HTML file upload, HTML tag, Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics, and Google Domain Provider. You can click on the HTML tag which will display a short link. You can copy the link. Go back to the Google Webmaster Tools icon and paste that link in the given box. Now, click on the option “Save Changes”.

Security Tag

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Unless you want other authors in your site to make certain changes to the site, you can leave it disabled. Otherwise, you can enable this specific Yoast SEO Plugin feature.

Titles & Metas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can find this icon on the leftmost menu bar of the dashboard of your site under the Yoast SEO Plugin. Here you can come across various advanced features to enhance the SEO optimization of your site.
General Section
⦁ Title Separators: You can use any symbol to separate the title or name of your sit as displayed on the different search engines.

⦁ Readability & Keyword Analysis: This does the purpose of scanning your overall page and its functions are all related to your content. Therefore, you can leave both of these options as Enabled. Once you are done with the both, you can click on the option Save Changes.

Homepage

 

 

 

 

 

If you wish to get creative with your front page, then you can do some editing by clicking on the option “Editing the front page itself”. This will open up a subpage as Edit Page on your dashboard. In the Readability box below, you can highlight some of the keywords that you wish to focus for your site. You can fill the same in the box titled SEO Title and then add a proper Meta Description. Here, you can also test your primary keyword by typing the particular keyword in the Focus Keyword box below. If the light is green, then it is optimized. Otherwise, it is not optimized.
The readability basically tells about the relevance of the content on your site with respect to SEO optimization. Here, you can come across terms like Keyword Density.
After Homepage, there are additional features to the Titles & Metas tag like post type, taxonomies, archives, and others.

Social Tag

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here, you can manage the SEO optimization of your different social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and others with much ease.

XML Sitemaps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This feature will help you in organizing your indexing of the search engines for your site. You can find different options like General, Post Types, Excluded Posts, and Taxonomies in this feature of the Yoast SEO Plugin.

Yoast SEO Plugin Premium Version

The premium version of the Yoast SEO Plugin is available for some fees and comes with a myriad of advanced features and tool sets that can prove highly useful for the overall SEO optimization of your site.
Have fun with Yoast SEO Plugin!

 

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