WordPress Tools & Resources
DQ's WordPress Tool Box
Hello, My name is Dave Querry the owner of DQsWebsolutions.com & DQ's WP Web Design I hope you enjoy and use the WordPress Tools to build a successful web presence.
If you have any resources or tips that you would like to see added, just send me an email and let me know.
Some the tools you find below are affiliate links. If you purchase from some of the links I may receive a small commission. It's no extra cost to you, but a nice way to say thanks!
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WordPress Hosting Solutions
Choosing a web host that is right for you and your hosting needs is the next step after registering your domain name.
If you need some advice about picking the right domain name click here.
Shared Hosting Solutions:
Premium WordPress managed web hosting solutions starting at just $2.95 per month. Simply put SiteGround provides the fastest load times for your website, above industry standards in Security and their support is Superior, the best customer support I've ever experienced from a hosting company.
Other Top Shared WordPress Hosting Solutions:
- BlueHost – Powering over 2 million websites! Photos By Crystal Q is hosted with BlueHost
- HostGator – WordPress Hosting Made Easy and Affordable! Have The Nerve To Say Something is hosted with HostGator
- InMotion Hosting – Managed WordPress Hosting Solutions for all websites! Popular WP Host!
- DreamHost – Starting at $4.95 monthly & 19 years in the hosting business
- 1&1 Web Hosting
Managed WordPress Hosting Solutions:
Wouldn’t it be great if the host and WordPress theme worked together to make your website more powerful?
Now they can!
Learn more about StudioPress Sites here
Includes 22 Themes with your Hosting Account! This truly is “Worry Free Hosting”. This is the #1 WordPress Managed Hosting Solution in our opinion.
More Top Managed WP Hosting Solutions:
- WP Engine –Get 2 months free hosting with WP Engine on any shared annual plan
- Pressable – Managed Hosting Alternative to the big boys
Top WordPress Child Themes:
- The Genesis Framework – Industry's top choice. The only framework I use Click here to download The Genesis Guide for Absolute Beginners (PDF – 1.4 MB)
- StudioPress – Child Themes built for the Genesis Framework. SEO, Responsive, Secure and easily customized to your unique brand
- SEO Themes – I highly recommend Business Pro Theme I absolutely love this theme!
- Smart Passive Income – The theme DQs Websolutions is built on.
- StudioPress Pro Plus All-Theme Package
- StudioPress Themes for WordPress See all the StudioPress Themes here.
To view our favorite Child Themes for WordPress – Click Here
Other Popular Themes
- WPEka Club offers a beautiful and large collection of quality themes at affordable prices
- CyberChimps All Premium WordPress Themes Package
- The Thesis Theme for WordPress
- Free Themes From Siteground
- Design By Bloom
Recommended WordPress Plugins:
- SEO Yoast – A must have plugin to achieve optimal search engine rankings.
- JetPack – Free Themes, Automatic sharing on social media, brute force attack protection, secure log-in and uptime and downtime monitoring.
- OptinMonster-The #1 Lead Generation for WordPress. User-friendly and it will increase your email subscription rate
- MonsterInsights – The Best plugin for Google Analytics on WordPress. Over 14 million downloads
- WP101 – Over 1.5 million users have used WP101 WordPress Video Tutorials For Beginners. Highly Recommended
- WPForms Easy To Use Drag & Drop Form Builder
- Envira Gallery – A must for all photographers
- FX Carasoul – A stunning responsive carousel image slider plugin.
- WordPress Premium Themes and Plugins by WPEka Club
- CSS Hero – For those who don't know CSS this plugin is for you. CSS will create the code for you.
- ConvertKit – Email Campaign Plugin makes it easy to insert your email creatives into WP
- Full-Screen Search – Give you a full screen search. I like it.
- WordPress Importer
- Askimet – Say Goodbye To Spam
- VaultPress – The Most Powerful Security and Backup WordPress Protection
- Genesis Simple Edits
Genesis E-news widget
Genesis Featured Post
Simple Social Icons
Genesis Simple Sidebars by StudioPress
Genesis Simple Connect for WooCommerence by StudioPress – Suggested for retail sites.
Simple Social Icons – Allows for placement of social icons. As the name suggests, it’s simple to use as well.
Many more plugins are available by going to your WordPress Dashboard: Plugins: Add New and this you show you all available plugins to choose from. An extensive list.
More Top WordPress Resources:
- WP Beginner – The 1st place all WordPress Beginners should visit. Easy to follow video tutorials and solutions!
- WP Kube –
- WP Tavern
- Easy WPGuide – A Simple Easy To Read WordPress Guide.
- Professional Logo Design Services
- Genesis Design Palette Pro
- How Site Speed Affects Your Business
- Every Second Counts – Why Page Speed Matters
- Ecommerce on WordPress: Getting Started
- Sign up for the WP Engine affiliate program and receive a minimum of $200 per referral!
- WordPress TV
- The SiteEdge – WordPress Hosting Guide & Very Informative Hosting Information
- The WordPress Codex
- Know The Code – Empowering WP Designers into Master Web Developers!
- WP Apprentice – Free WP Tutorials
- TUTS – Hundreds of WP Lessons
Please contact me with any suggestions, resources that should be added or resources that should be removed!
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