Author: Dan Zarzycki

MagicMembers is Membership Done Right

In this week’s episode of PressThis, we talk about more Membership plugins for WordPress.

The two that battled for supremacy this week were MagicMembers and WP-Member.

But the story wasn’t so much the battle, as it was our discovery of the great plugin MagicMembers. Find out why in this video.

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DIY WordPress Membership

This month is Slocum Studio’s look at membership on the WordPress framework.

We recently featured a video where we talk exclusively about the benefits of implementing membership plugins in a WordPress-powered website.

But what if you are a developer or designer who wants to implement membership on a client’s website?

How about your own website or blog?

Here’s what to do:

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Choosing WordPress Membership Plugins

We spent most of last month talking about eCommerce on the WordPress framework.

We looked at payment gateways and pitted eCommerce plugins like WooCommerce and WP e-Commerce against one another.

This holiday season takes us into the gift that keeps on giving, website membership.

Here is a video detailing our jump into WordPress membership plugins as well as a discussion on how membership drastically improves mailing lists and customer retention.

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Photon for Jetpack and WordPress 3.5 Beta 3

The talk around the WordPress community is images.

Lots and lots of images.

Many bloggers or businesses want an easier way to display images on their WordPress-powered website.

In this week’s episode of PressThis, we look at how much easier it will be to add and manage images with the new Media Library in WordPress 3.5.

Later, we also discuss how the new addition of image server Photon (from the popular WordPress plugin Jetpack) can help make your website load faster with smarter image handling.

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Implement Photo Effects on WordPress with Paintbrush.js

Do you want to give your photos some kick?

Do you love the photo effects presented to you in Photoshop?

Dave Shea, esteemed web designer and developer, released a Javascript library called Paintbrush.js that allows any web developer to add photo effect functionality to their website.

Watch this video to see a live demo of how it works, as well as how to implement it on your WordPress-powered website.

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