Posts by Colin Newcomer

How to Style Blockquotes in WordPress Using CSS

You probably remember the concept of blockquotes from school. If you're like me, you might even have flashback nightmares about properly MLA-formatting long form blockquotes. Omit the quotation marks, indent this, double space that... Thankfully, WordPress blockquotes are a little less stressful.…
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8 Of The Best Social Media Plugins For Your WordPress Site

Best Social Media Plugins for WordPress Did you know that more than a quarter of the world's population is using Facebook? That's, well...a lot of people on social media. And though Facebook may be the biggest social network, it's still just one…
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4 High-Quality Yoast SEO Alternatives for WordPress SEO

When it comes to WordPress SEO plugins, Yoast SEO is the first thing on most WordPress users' minds. There's just no arguing with the plugin's 61 million+ downloads. But while Yoast SEO might be king, that doesn't mean there aren't viable Yoast…
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Holler Box Review – The Friendly WordPress Popup Plugin

Have you noticed how frustrating it can be to browse some websites nowadays? It seems like every day sites get more and more aggressive with opt-ins, overlays, and more. Enter, Holler Box... In a world of lightbox popups and full-screen overlays, Holler…
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Digging Into WordPress 4.8: New Features and the Road to Gutenberg

On June 8th, WordPress 4.8 shipped to a resounding chorus of "Oh, that's kind of cool." But while that tongue-in-cheek introduction doesn't quite scream excitement, WordPress 4.8 did ship with some helpful widget additions, as well as a variety of under-the-hood improvements…
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