The Best WordPress Media Library Management Plugins

The Best WordPress Media Library Management Plugins

Textual content is no longer enough to entice users. While this may seem like a recent trend, the importance of rich media was analyzed in as early as 2011. Websites need to have a mix of texts, images, videos, and other types of evolved rich media like GIFs and vines. Only then can they attract readers and give them what they need.  But this need to publish richer and creative content comes with the responsibility of handling them. You need to be able to access and manage these media files from your website backend. However, the native WordPress media library … Read more…

10 Tips for Website Image Optimization

10 Tips for Website Image Optimization

According to a recent study, people remember only 10% of the content they hear but 65% of the images they see. Images are a key feature of any modern website as visuals increase the visitor’s desire to read the content by 80%. On the one hand, we need high-quality images to attract visitors to our website. On the other hand, high-quality images tend to be large and slow-loading, which discourages visitors. This, in turn, affects page rank.  Organizations are implementing image optimization techniques to make their websites more attractive, load faster and rank higher. This article provides an overview of … Read more…

How to Optimize Instagram to Drive Traffic to Your Website

How to Optimize Instagram to Drive Traffic to Your Website

When it comes to photography and getting your images and photos to reach new viewers, Instagram as a platform is the obvious choice. This social medium relies heavily on visuals to allow people to connect with one another, and to date, sees an average of 500 million users each day. Now imagine having just a handful of those users stumble upon your posts and click through your profile; this could mean thousands in potential traffic spilling over to your website. This alone makes Instagram a smart choice for photographers looking to reach new audiences and drive traffic to their site. … Read more…

Visual Content Marketing Strategy: Why You Should Use A Photo Gallery

Visual content marketing strategy: why you need a photo gallery

We’ve all heard of content marketing! It’s the idea behind using content to improve your SEO, boost your traffic, build your relationship with your audience … you get the idea. But what is visual content marketing? And how can it help you? What is Visual Content Marketing? This form of content marketing makes use of images, video or other visual aids to convey information about your topic or your business. You can use a variety of visuals to improve your content. We’ll go into more detail about this later on, but to give you an idea, you could use infographics, … Read more…

Why It’s Important To Have A Mobile Friendly Site

Importance of having a mobile friendly site

The next time you’re out and about, take a look around. How many people are using their cell phones? There’s a good chance that they’re not talking on their phones, and are instead, browsing the internet. So what does this mean for you? If your site isn’t mobile friendly, you’re missing out on a lot of traffic. What Does It Mean To Be Mobile Friendly? A mobile friendly site is one that accommodates mobile users. In other words, if someone is looking at your website on a mobile device (a tablet or phone for example), then your website should automatically … Read more…

How To Watermark Photos: Pros, Cons and Tips for Watermarking

Watermark photos: pros, cons and tips

If you look around online, you’ll notice that a lot of people watermark photos on their websites. Professional photographers, bloggers, businesses and individuals choose to add a watermark to their pictures. But is this something you should be doing? Watermarking has been around for ages. You might even remember seeing printed photos with the word COPY or something similar all over it. Photographers might still do this when giving customers prints from which they can select and order their photos. In the digital age, watermarking is still around. It may take the form of a logo, text or a symbol … Read more…

WordPress Media Gallery Mistakes That Are Costing You Money

WordPress Media Gallery Mistakes that are Costing you Money

Using a WordPress Media Gallery is a good idea. A gallery plugin can save you time and make it easy to display your images to their best advantage. But if you’re making one or more of these common mistakes with your images, it could be costing you money. You’re Not Using A WordPress Media Gallery Plugin If you have a website, you should be using images. And if you’re doing this, you should be using an image gallery. If you’re not, you’re already at a disadvantage. You can use the built-in WordPress gallery, but a plugin gives you added features. … Read more…

Infinite Scrolling: How It Works and When To Use It

Infinite Scrolling: How it works and when to use it

Infinite scrolling has become a design trend for many websites and social networks. But can it be used effectively for your image galleries? Absolutely. Here’s a rundown of what Infinite Scrolling is, and how you can use it. Infinite Scrolling Basics This is a commonly used feature, and one you’re probably quite familiar with. If you’ve ever been on Facebook or Twitter, or if you’ve ever done a Google Image search, you’ve seen Infinite Scrolling in action. With Infinite Scrolling, also referred to as endless scrolling, items are only loaded once the user scrolls down to them. Content is loaded … Read more…