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Your Power Toolbox and Materials
Complete Website Jumpstart Package
After years of use we put together a complete, website bundle that you will love. These components are the best. They are proven to work and are easy to use. Our Website Power Toolbox and Materials use industry-leading products configured for fast, reliable, secure websites built on the WordPress platform and hosted in the IBM Cloud.
WordPress started as a blogging tool around 2003. Since then it has become a powerful website builder and excellent content management system (CMS). You use the CMS to manage the website pages and content.
WordPress is easy to use and flexible is allows anyone to make various types of websites. It is so popular it powers over 30% of all websites on the Internet.
Due to it’s robust features, many of the top brands use WordPress to power their websites including Time Magazine, Facebook, The New Yorker, Sony, Disney, Target, The New York Times, and more.
You can build your own beautiful websites easily with one our library of OceanWP Pro Themes. With 1,834,739 downloads, OceanWP is one of the most popular theme resources for WordPress. It’s the favorite choice of thousands of developers and hobby-users. Build your websites easily starting with one of these OceanWP creative demos.
Elementor is a page builder plugin that replaces the basic WordPress editor with a live frontend editor. You can create complex layouts visually, and design your website live, without having to switch between the editor and the preview mode. The page builder enables you to reach a top-notch quality of design without needing to use code or CSS, and without relying on developers for help.
The user interface is extremely friendly, so it only takes a few minutes to get the hang of it.
Gravity Forms is a WordPress plugin used originally for contact forms, but in a more general sense, it allows site owners to create forms to collect information. Gravity Forms can be used for contact forms, WordPress post creation, calculators, employment applications, lead capture and more.
It handles everything from opt-ins & forms integration, to announcements, login forms & content restriction such as age verification.
Yoast SEO is the tool you can use to assure your pages are being optimized for the search engines. An all-in-one, easy to use SEO application. The integrated on-page content analysis guides you through the page building process. Also generates XML sitemaps and a whole lot more.
Google Analytics is a digital analytics tool (developed by Google of course) which allows you to analyze your website data aggregated from the various customer touch points. The Google Analytics Reports give you a deep understanding of your customer and what they experience when they visit your website.
Updraft Plus Backup
Backup with confidence. UpdraftPlus simplifies backup and restore. The world’s highest ranking and most popular scheduled backup plugin. Backup your files and data into the cloud. Restore with one click!
Site Security with SSL
Tells everyone visiting your site, “I am safe. You can trust me. I am not an unsecured website looking to lure you into giving us information.” Also prevents anyone trying to electronically eavesdrop on an internet connection to your website. You can use this level if you are simply requesting a physical addresses, email address or phone number. These customer details can be obtain from many other sources outside your website.
Having an SSL certificate boosts search engine rankings. Search engines like to know they are presenting secured website information in their search engine results page listings.