Three New Starter Templates for LearnDash Course Creators
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Three New Starter Templates for LearnDash Course Creators

We’re excited to announce three new course templates for LearnDash course creators: the Writing Course, Fitness Course, and Sewing Course starter templates. All three templates can be found in the Kadence Starter Template plugin, freely available in the WordPress repository.  Coupled with our other learning management system starter templates, there are now 14 WordPress starter…

Episode 5: Building a Passionate Community Around Your Brand
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Episode 5: Building a Passionate Community Around Your Brand

Building a passionate community around your brand is a powerful part of growing your business, but it can seem daunting in the beginning and isn’t without pitfalls. Hannah and Ben talk about the early days of Kadence and how a Facebook group helped support the brand’s growth. We also answer a listener’s question about dynamic…

Selling Local: The Jewelry Shop Starter Template
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Selling Local: The Jewelry Shop Starter Template

We’re excited to introduce you to a new starter template with a bit of unique flair: Jewelry Shop.  Kadence Starter Templates are the fastest way to start building blazingly fast block-based WordPress sites, without touching a line of code. The Kadence team creates gorgeous starter templates, each with a bit of customization and unparalleled design…

Episode 4: How 3 Sites Create Unforgettable Experiences
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Episode 4: How 3 Sites Create Unforgettable Experiences

An effective website creates an immersive experience that audiences want to revisit. What are the secrets to creating experiences that uplift your brand and sell your products? This week, Hannah, Ben, and Kathy review three sites that make impressions and unpack why these experiences worked for them. There are definitely some lessons that all site…

Episode 3: Designing the Perfect Home Page
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Episode 3: Designing the Perfect Home Page

Everyone’s looking for the best content for their home page that engages their target audience and converts them into customers. On this episode of The Kadence Beat, we look at how to find the right content that turns site visitors into your customers on your home page by using a midwifery practice as an example….

Episode 2: Multi-use Multisites and Evolving as a WordPress Freelancer
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Episode 2: Multi-use Multisites and Evolving as a WordPress Freelancer

This week Ben, Hannah, and Kathy discuss the fixes in WordPress 5.9.1, the usefulness of WordPress multisite installations, how the evolution of web development requires freelancers to evolve with the needs of the market, and a security update pushed out by the WordPress team to patch a vulnerability in UpdraftPlus. We also talk about the…

How to Use Google Fonts Locally in WordPress with Kadence

How to Use Google Fonts Locally in WordPress with Kadence

In January, a German court fined a website for leaking a visitor’s IP address via Google Fonts. By using Google’s servers for fonts used on the site, the website violated the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Termageddon, a resource for understanding website privacy laws and compliance, weighed in on this recent decision.  While an…

How to Add a Lottie Animation to a Custom Footer Using Kadence

How to Add a Lottie Animation to a Custom Footer Using Kadence

The Kadence Lottie animation block in the free version of Kadence Blocks adds an innovation to WordPress that no other free plugin offers: a no-code way to easily add animations to any WordPress site.  To celebrate the launch of the Kadence Lottie Block, we’re offering a Get Animated with Kadence sale, offering 25% off all…

Episode 1: Our Mission to Help People Create Effective Websites
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Episode 1: Our Mission to Help People Create Effective Websites

Welcome to episode 1 of our new podcast, The Kadence Beat. This podcast will cover topics related to WordPress, blocks, and most importantly thoughts on creating effective websites. In this initial episode, meet Ben Ritner, the founder of Kadence, Hannah Ritner who drives customer success for Kadence when she’s not bringing new people into the…