Tools for WP Sites

These are some of the great tools and resources i rely on every day.
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Market Samurai

If you’re serious about SEO & increasing your search engine traffic, you should strongly consider investing in a keyword research tool. Market Samurai is software you install on your resources is a free software application for Windows. It enables you to modify images and includes basic graphic design tools you can use in WordPress. It includes some features similar to whats



Github is a free online provider you can use to host your code. You never need to worry about your code messing up your site when you host it in a Github Gist. You can also use Github to host

snagit resources


Snagit by TechSmith enables Windows or Mac users to easily customize your screen captures with special effects. Excellent tool for people who write tutorials and embed customized screenshots in

desktop server resources

Desktop Server

Desktop Server by Server Press enables you to install WordPress on your local computer. You can install multiple instances of WordPress and easily remove them when you want to start again. I'm

W3 Schools Resource

W3 Schools

An excellent free online resource for learning coding. W3 Schools includes a useful range of tutorials, examples and references you can use to learn different coding languages. You can also


Genesis Framework

When i installed WordPress for the very 1st time, i also activated one of the default themes named Twenty Ten. I never modified the code of Twenty Ten or customized the theme as it was far to

studiopress themes resources

StudioPress Themes

StudioPress are the child themes which run on Genesis. The reason i choose StudioPress is because i could never make any other theme look as good as what StudioPress offer out of the box. That

wp engine resources

WP Engine

WPEngine are the fastest hosting provider for WordPress powered sites. Forget VPS, Grid or other types of hosting as i've tried them all. WPEngines managed hosting for WordPress is also cheaper

Mad Mimi Resources

Mad Mimi

I've lost count of how many times i have read stories written by bloggers who state their biggest regret is not building their e-mail subscriber list sooner. There's only 2 consistent forms of

gravity forms resources

Gravity Forms

Need to get payment or allow file uploads from your site? Need to stop spam registrations or connect registrations to email sign ups like Aweber or MailChimp? Without any coding skills, Gravity

backupbuddy resources

Backup Buddy

BackupBuddy is an excellent premium plugin for beginners Need to migrate your WordPress installation to a new host/server or change domain names? Backupbuddy makes migrations as easy as it can

Cheap Hosting Resources


Sometimes you need cheap hosting. There are specific reasons i choose Bluehost for cheap hosting. Bluehost provide the easiest way to buy a domain or use an existing domain on your hosting