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[Toolbox] Why Genesis Framework is my go to WordPress Framework

Shares 310<p>Genesis Framework is my go to WordPress framework for last few years. I have joined their Pro Plus package in 2012 and used them …

How to Add a Parallax Effect to Any WordPress Theme

Recently, one of our readers asked us how to add a parallax effect to any WordPress theme? Parallax effect is a web design trend where a background …

How Much Does a Custom WordPress Theme Cost?

After writing our article on how much does it cost to build a WordPress site, several readers asked us to expand on the custom website cost section. …

Shopify Review by REAL Users & Our Experts (April 2018) Ecommerce Software

Product Details<p>Product Type: Service<br>• Software: Web-based<br>• Category: Ecommerce Shopify<br>• Tags: Ecommerce<p>Shopify is a popular name in the e-commerce …

How to Create a WordPress Intranet for Your Organization

Do you want to create a WordPress intranet for your organization? WordPress is a powerful platform with tons of flexible options that makes it ideal …

A Guide to SMS for WordPress and Integrating It With Your Website

It’s funny. I think that for every step forward we make in bridging the physical gaps that separate us from one another, we take one step backward in …

Attention, Authors: WordPress 5.0 Will Change Everything You Know About WordPress

If you are one of the millions who blog on WordPress, your world is about to change.Due out next year, WordPress 5.0 is going to feature a new …

YouTube vs Vimeo – Which One is Better for WordPress Videos?

When it comes to uploading videos online, YouTube and Vimeo are the two most popular platforms in the market. That’s why we’re often asked about …

How to Create a Pay-Per-View Site with WordPress

Do you want to create a pay-per-view site with WordPress? Building a pay-per-view site is a great way for content creators to make money online. In …

How to Design and Craft a Killer Author Bio Readers Will Love

To many, author bios are an afterthought. An easy way to give some significance to the creator of a certain piece of content—nothing more, nothing …

How to Create and Add Cinemagraphs in WordPress

Do you want to learn how to create and add Cinemagraphs in your WordPress posts? Cinemagraphs are images with one part or area moving while rest of …

Pixel Caffeine WordPress Plugin: Create Facebook Custom Audiences In A Breeze

Marketing on Facebook is not the same anymore.Unlike a few years back, when Facebook pages used to be completely free and one could rely on driving …

Keeping Track of Every Book You’ve Ever Read

A New York Times editor on the coffee-stained list she’s kept for almost three decades<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Colum McCann, George Saunders, Emma Donoghue, Michael Chabon, and more.</b><p>When she was 17, <i>The</i></i> …

Books

9 Novels You Shouldn't Miss Before Summer's Over

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Novels You Shouldn't Miss Before Summer's Over<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

The Dog Master: An Inspired Read

Back in Paleolithic times, humans befriended wolves, and thus, developed canine companionship. W. Bruce Cameron, <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author, imagines that first, eons-old encounter in his new book, <i>The Dog Master</i>, which I rank a 5-star page turner.<p>The distrust and fear between human and wolf …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

Margaret Atwood on Game of Thrones: ‘Real people, every murderous one’

Once sucked in, you stay sucked. Be warned.<p>On one side of the artefact/audience interchange, avid faces will be squashed up against the screen; on the other side, avid faces will simply be squashed, and then cut off, attached to other people’s heads, sewn on to wolves, painted with tar, or stuck on …

TV Series

Literary treasures buried in vintage teen magazines

Before there was Instagram, before Tumblr, and even before the ’90s-era of ‘zines, there was <i>Sassy, Mademoiselle, Seventeen</i> and a bunch of other …

Literature

How to Write: A Year in Advice from Franzen, King, Hosseini, and More

Highlights from 12 months of interviews with writers about their craft and the authors they love<p>This year, I talked to nearly 50 different writers for the By Heart series, a weekly column about beloved quotes and cherished lines. Each author shared the life-changing, values-shaping passages that …

100 best books for Christmas

We look back at the 100 best books of 2013, from the finest novels to the most appetising cookery books, all of which will make perfect presents this Christmas<p><b>FICTION</b><p><b>1. The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton, £18.99</b><p>Eleanor Catton became the youngest ever winner of the Man Booker prize this year. The …

50 best cult books

A cult book may be hard to define but one thing is for sure: you know a cult book when you see one.<p>Cult books are somehow, intangibly, different from simple bestsellers – though many of them are that. And people have passionate feelings on both sides:<p>Our critics present a selection of the most …

Literature

Eleanor Catton asks novel questions with epic ambition in The Luminaries

It was clear that Eleanor Catton's first novel, published in 2009 and written when she was just 22, heralded the arrival of a spectacular talent. The Rehearsal, a kaleidoscopic narrative about a school scandal among teenagers studying music and drama, jumped about in time and space, shuffling ideas …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Crowdsourcing Spiffy New Book Covers For 50 Literary Masterpieces

Recovering the Classics, a joint initiative that includes the Harvard Bookstore, will print public domain books with well-designed jackets for $15.<p>Seventy years after a writer dies, their work falls into the public domain. That may sound sad, but from here it can be freely distributed to the …

Our editors pick their ultimate beach reads (but they're good to read at home, by the pool, or in a tent, too): http://bit.ly/15gnQZ7

21 Books Written by and About Women That Every Man Should Read

This week, we read a great interview with Meg Wolitzer (whose just-released novel <i>The Interestings</i> is currently being enjoyed by more than one member …