Why Learn C++ Before PHP?

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It’s one of the most common debates that’s discussed between software and web developers. What programming language should beginners learn first? There’s no right or wrong answer – any combination of learning languages would work. Many experts and web developers believe learning PHP before C++ is the only way forward for a number of reasons. However, there are also benefits to learning C++ before PHP, and these are outlined below. Continue reading

6 Features Your Website Needs to Compel and Captivate Audiences

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Many online businesses choose to compete with their competition with various marketing strategies and cheaper prices for their products and/or services on their website. However, they’re not the only way you can compete. Consumers also rely on a good experience when it comes to navigating websites, so if you’re willing to make numerous changes to your site this year, it could increase your customer base considerably.

Whether you own a full-scale e-commerce business or you’re just a local gardener, the below features are sure to help compel and captivate your audience to help boost conversions. Continue reading

How to Choose the Right Subscription Commerce Store for Your Needs

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The subscription commerce industry is becoming more popular in 2017 and many new businesses are hoping to secure themselves as the most popular service around. Therefore, it’s important you sieve your way through all the bad companies out there and opt for a service that’s going to provide you with an excellent all-round service. This isn’t easy to achieve, but by following the below tips, you can ensure you’re going to get the product boxes you require from a reputable subscription service. paGO Commerce created by ‘corePHP’ gives business full capabilities to make the infrastructure to run a business like this happen. A great example is www.sproutbc.com that provides a customizable box of produce of local products from local farms. Pretty sweet if you ask me. Continue reading

3 Key Considerations for Updating Your Technology

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The use of technology to aid our businesses is a given in the digital age that we live in, but what if you aren’t so technologically minded as to know which ones to concentrate your efforts on? The phrase spoilt for choice springs to mind, and if you are a small business, the decision as to which direction to go in falls firmly at your feet.

You need to find the easiest way for your system needs to be met, but without a headache that a change invariably provokes. You need to revolutionize your working practices and provide an almost effortless resolution to your technology headache. Here are 3 key areas to consider when being faced with the need to upgrade your technology before you invest. Continue reading

TemplateMonster Has Officially Become a Marketplace!

TemplateMonster Has Officially Become a Marketplace!

It is well known that TemplateMonster is the place where you can find all possible products for whatever purpose. Being present on the web design and development market for more than 15 years we had our pre-made designs downloaded for a great number of times. Our collection of the high-quality templates consists of over 60,000 single items, while we constantly add brand-new themes and useful extensions. We have initiated not only educating the Internet audience but also certifying partners. And now, the time is ripe to move on!

TemplateMonster Has Officially Become a Marketplace!

Today we make an official announcement – TemplateMonster has turned into a digital marketplace!

Over 6 million of our potential clients make the digital marketplace an ideal platform for newcomers in the field of web design to earn their first $1,000. For experienced web designers, this is a right place to earn some extra $10,000, while becoming more recognizable and estimable. Our digital marketplace invites gifted vendors from all over the world. If you don’t want to miss the chance to receive up to 70% commission from each sale of your designs, then this TemplateMonster’s digital marketplace is the perfect place for you.

Top Reasons to Join Our Digital Marketplace

At first, created for selling website templates, this marketplace will bring benefits for both novices and experienced web designers and developers. This platform brings together the most talented specialists from the programming and web development industries in one place, attracts novice designers and inspires clients. Exactly here your works can be appraised by a wide customer circle, making your name known and popular for a much wider audience.

TemplateMonster Has Officially Become a Marketplace!

On TemplateMonster’s marketplace, vendors can find the following advantages:

  • You will be allowed to sell exclusive and non-exclusive products from one account (to compare – on ThemeForest vendors can sell only exclusive or non-exclusive digital products);
  • You will be able to receive a full review on your products within 12 hours, while more complex digital works are normally assessed only for 1-3 days (on the other hand, on ThemeForest the same procedure takes 2 weeks or even longer);
  • There is no restriction as to the number of items one author can upload or apply for review at a time (for vendors with the ThemeForest’s standard account you are allowed to upload only 1 product to 1 category at a time);
  • Besides, the “Quick Start” – vendors have an opportunity to receive much higher commission from each sale (as much as 70% for unique digital products);
  • In addition, all vendors will be able to receive a prompt feedback from members of the Review Team by means of the ticket system;
  • You will have an opportunity to attribute more than 1 category to the products from the vendor’s profile;
  • And finally, you will be able to make Net15 payments.

How to Join & Start Earning Money with the Digital Marketplace

All in all, there exist 4 main steps that vendors are supposed to take if they want to start making money on TemplateMonster’s marketplace. They are as follows:

1. Filling in and signing of author application. At this point, you should indicate the types of your digital products and if you want to sell them on the marketplace.

2. Contacting your personal manager, who is in charge of all organizational issues. This person will explain all the points connected with the files you submit, and also specify the ways for making your earnings.

3. Creating your product page. At first, wait until your main product web page is completely designed. When it is ready, you will get a notification per email.

4. Starting earning money. Every month you will have an opportunity to receive money for all the templates sold with the help of the digital marketplace.

How Can You Make Money on this Digital Marketplace?

The quality of the themes you sell is in direct proportion to your earnings. The better your products are, the higher price for them you can set. Besides, you will have more chances to deserve clients’ appreciation and higher ranking. On this marketplace, each client will be able to voice his or her opinion about the bought theme in the comment section directly on your product page. There is a mechanism to give a rating for each item. Besides, the more positive responses and higher ratings for the products you receive the better chances for good profit you can expect.

Moreover, one of TemplateMonster’s most popular features is seasonal promo campaigns. Thanks to them, customers have a chance to buy premium website templates at giveaway prices. Being a vendor, you can decide whether to apply discounts to your digital products or sell them at the regular price.

Put some effort into promotion! A good promotion for your themes will certainly bring you more clients and a higher income. TemplateMonster performs promotion for new vendors and their digital products using their own means. Nonetheless, you can drastically increase your earnings through the promotion of your digital products independently. You can do it through your personal site or blog, social media or affiliate program, or any other means imaginable.

Being a vendor, only you are responsibile for the earnings you can expect to receive.

Exclusive or Non-exclusive – What should you pay attention to?

As shown above, TemplateMonster’s marketplace is created for both exclusive and non-exclusive digital products. A vendor decides whether to sell his or her digital products at the TemplateMonster’s official website exclusively or put them for sale on other sites as well. In the first case, you have a chance to get up to 70% commission from each sale.  Otherwise, the maximum commission will constitute 40%.

The types of products that vendors can offer for this digital marketplace are as follows:

TemplateMonster Has Officially Become a Marketplace!

After a vendor has submitted a digital product to the TemplateMonster’s marketplace, it will be given for a review by the professional team in the field of marketing and digital production. The submitted template must comply with all the requirements stipulated in the ‘vendor agreement’. If it does a vendor will be advised with the lowest and highest price offers for his or her digital product (according to its quality and the presence of the customer support). The final price of the item is set by the vendor within a 15% price range.

Ask Your Personal Advisor

You will never have to face your problems alone. You can always rely on your personal advisor for assistance. Regardless of the nature of your difficulties, you can always expect a qualified aid.

So, if you are interested in expanding your client base and increasing your income, then TemplateMonster’s marketplace is your perfect platform. Join us as a vendor, submit your creative digital products, and enjoy the rapid growth of your earnings!

P.S. If you need more information about the digital marketplace and want to receive some good advice on how to increase your income, then watch closely for our updates. Quite soon we are going to release a free eBook shedding light on all the aspects of selling your digital product on the TemplateMonster marketplace.

Keep a lookout for more information!

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6 Things You Need to Consider When Outsourcing

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There are many routes to go about finding a website developer.  You may have had the opportunity to find us and we love working with amazing creative agencies that are out there today. We have had many that have come to us and sometimes ‘corePHP’ is not the right fit due to the timeline, budget and more. Due to this, we like to guide those clients in the right direction cause we still care about the end result whether they become a client of ours or not. That being said, the most common way to discover web developers is one is to get a recommendation from a trusted reference. You will have greater confidence in the developer (or a dedicated developers outsourcing team) based on a first-hand testimonial from your trusted source. This is why if we can not do it we recommend.  Continue reading

5 Ways to Avoid Complaints from Your Website Visitors

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When you develop a website for any organization, it’s essential to make sure it’s fit for purpose. If it looks unprofessional or website visitors complain about it for different reasons, this reflects badly on you and your business. Below are five of the most common complaints about websites from visitors that we have heard and these are successful steps you can take to avoid these complaints.

Website Performance

A slow website is one of the most frustrating experiences for online users. They expect a website to load instantly. If this does not happen, these potential shoppers and customers will go elsewhere to find what they are looking for. In some cases, a website may not be available at all, which is even worse.

To address this problem, you must identify its cause. If it’s a hosting issue, you may need to move your website to a more stable hosting provider such as bestwebhosting.co.uk. In other situations, certain components in a website, such as plugins, add-ons, or your website’s theme could be causing the problem and will need to be fixed or removed. That is where we ‘corePHP’ can come in and assist. We are masters of optimization! Contact us today Continue reading

Guide to Monitor Uptime and Downtime in your WordPress Website

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Let’s suppose you’re building a super cool WordPress website. You choose the right themes, upload good content, understand your SEO well and finally manage to get a substantial amount of traffic to your website. And then bam! Your site keeps crashing again and again. Your customers will be annoyed, your credibility will take a hit and eventually, your users will find another website to visit. Therefore it is a must that you monitor your website on a continual basis to make sure it is up and running at all times. In other words, you need to learn how to monitor your Uptime and Downtime in WordPress.

There are many kinds of tests that can be carried out to do the same, ranging from very simple ones to the ones that check 50+ complex check points at once. Depending upon the nature of your WordPress website requirements. Continue reading

Choosing The Perfect WordPress Themes for Maximum SEO Benefits

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Building a WordPress website and choosing an appropriate theme for the site can be overwhelming for a beginner. There are thousands of premium and free themes available, and each one looks better than the other, which makes it difficult to pick one. So, how can you choose the best WordPress theme that will serve the purpose of your website? In this article, we will discuss a few things that you should consider to ensure maximum visual appeal and SEO benefit of your site.

WordPress is now used to create all types of websites ranging from simple blogs to highly featured e-commerce applications. Various themes cater to different markets and different unique purposes. The WordPress theme you choose should go well with the contents of your site and its functionality. For example, if you are designing a blog, you should choose a theme that offers the best readability. In any case, the theme must be optimized for the search engines. Continue reading

5 Most Compelling Reasons to Enable HTTPS on Your Website

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HTTPS abbreviates as Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure. It is the protocol through which packets of data travel through a website you visit and your browser. A website having ‘S’ in addition to the HTTP protocol means it is safe to exchange information with the website as it is marked as a secure connection.

The eCommerce industry is flourishing day by day as the ease of browsing websites and online shopping has become easier with mobile devices. The fastest internet connection and affordable handheld devices have paved the way for individuals and companies to reach a target audience, and make online sales. Continue reading

The Advantages of PHP For Web Development

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With the various major web browsers: Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera, announcing that they are ending support for flash content, there is now one less option for web developers to worry about. Deciding on the right programming language such as PHP is an important part of software development and will be one of the key deciders of your success. Some languages can perform more complex tasks and others are best suited to text-based interactions. Trying to use the wrong programming language is like trying to hammer a nail with a screwdriver; you might be able to do it but it will be needlessly difficult.

There are a number of reasons why PHP is a particularly useful language for web developers to learn. No language can fulfill every software role, but for the right tasks, PHP is versatile, easy to use, and very powerful. Continue reading

New Selection of Top 30 Blog WordPress Themes in 2017

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Needless to say, you know that today owning a marvellous and well-running blog is a wonderful opportunity to realize yourself. For example, using blog one can easily spread their news, share some thoughts and brave ideas with the whole world. As you can see, talking to the web audience is quite easy now. In a word, today you don’t need to waste a mint of money or a lot of time for these simple reasons.

Moreover, now you don’t need to touch a single line of code to set a beautiful and strong blog. It sounds cool, doesn’t it? For these simple reasons, you can find a great amount of various colorful and eye-catching blog WordPress templates. Seeing that, today we are going to introduce you the selection of top 30 blog WordPress   themes. Unquestionably, all of them are ready-made and easy-to-use. Would you like to meet them?

Basically, all of the provided blog WordPress themes are the professionally pre-packed sets of pages. What is more, with the help of these templates you can manage a long-awaited blog with no effort. That is why they are 100 % responsive and have a valid, semantic code. What else should you know about these blog WP themes? Firstly, launching a site with the help of these notable blog templates will definitely save your time. For these simple reasons, the themes are easy in use. It means that you do not need to have special skills in order to create the blog of your dream. Yep, you don’t have to be a guru of coding anymore! In addition, all the blog themes are quite easy not only in installation, but also in customization and additional modification. In the end, you can save several hours of your time.

What is more, all the shown blog themes feature many cool functions.  Thus, now you don’t have to search for each particular option for your website individually. In a word, these themes give you a clear opportunity to start your own blog just out-of-the-box. Would you like to know about the features you can get using these blog WP themes? To make a long story short, below you can see the short list of the themes’ options. Continue reading