Tools of the Trade
Professional web design tools for setting up and building a WordPress-powered website blog, like a pro!
WP Engine is a leading WordPress digital experience platform that provides brands the solutions they need to create remarkable sites on WordPress that drive their business forward faster. Hosting with WP Engine, you can build and deploy a fast and secure online experience.
Divi is WordPress Theme from Elegant Themes that revolutionizes the way you build websites. Divi is powered by the Divi Builder, an insanely fast and incredibly intuitive front end editor like nothing you have seen before. Real time design and no code required, just click and start editing.
Ninja Forms is the ultimate FREE form creation tool for WordPress. Build forms within minutes using a simple yet powerful drag-and-drop form creator. For beginners, quickly and easily design complex forms with absolutely no code. Ninja Forms is a simple form builder that is a delight to use.
G Suite by Google Cloud
G Suite is an integrated suite. It includes Gmail, Hangouts, Calendar, and Google+ for communication; Drive for storage; Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and Sites for collaboration; and, depending on the plan, an Admin panel and Vault for managing users and the services.
Thrive Themes is the most advanced, yet, simple-to-use WordPress suite of website tools. We create truly conversion-optimized plugins and themes to give a real boost to your business. Thrive Leads is the list building solution created to optimize website site conversion.
A comment system for blogs, Disqus is a networked community platform used by hundreds of thousands of sites all over the web. With Disqus, your website gains a feature-rich comment system complete with social network integration, advanced administration and moderation options.
Divi Booster is a WordPress plugin from Dan of DiviBooster.com that adds enhancements to the Divi Theme by Elegant Themes. The plugin adds over 50 new configurations to Divi Theme. Enhancements effect headers, pages, posts, modules, sidebar, footer, and more.
Keyword Planner is a free Google Ads tool for new or experienced advertisers that’s like a workshop for building new Search Network campaigns. With Keyword Planner, you can find new keyword ideas for your Search Network campaigns that are relevant to your target customers.
Google Search Console
Google Search Console (formerly Google Webmaster Tools) is a free service that helps you monitor and maintain your site’s presence in Google Search results. Search Console tools and reports help you measure your site’s Search traffic and performance, and fix issues.
iThemes Security gives you over 30+ ways to secure and protect your WordPress site. WordPress sites can be an easy target for attacks because of plugin vulnerabilities, weak passwords and obsolete software and iThemes Security takes the guesswork out of WordPress security.
MailChimp is a marketing automation platform that helps you share email and ad campaigns with clients, customers, and other interested parties. Connect your MailChimp account with WordPress website to sync customer data, generate more revenue, and grow your email list.
Namecheap is a leading domain registrar, offering a wide variety of domains. Use their simple domain name search to easily register or transfer your domain name. WhoisGuard by Namecheap is a privacy protection service that prevents people from seeing your contact information.
TinyPNG uses “smart lossy compression techniques” to make your images smaller. … When you upload a PNG (Portable Network Graphics) file, similar colors in your image are combined. You can also use TinyPNG’s WordPress plugin to compress your JPEG and PNG images.
WordPress.org aka “the real WordPress”, is the popular self-hosted WordPress website platform that you have heard all the great things about. It is open source and 100% free for anyone to use. All you need is a domain name and web hosting.
Yoast SEO is the most widely used WordPress plugins for search engine optimization (SEO). Whether you’re running a blog or you’re a SEO professional manager for a client, Yoast SEO makes your site as SEO friendly.