Looking for a Free Website Builder? A Review of HubSpot CMS Free Hosting Software

Want to build your website visually using a drag and drop website builder? You should consider taking HubSpot CMS for a test-drive because it has a large amount of features specifically designed for lead generation and business management. Below is a summary of the content management system and the reasons why it is a professional… Read more »

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Improve Mobile LCP Speed Score by Not Loading Images At Top of Page

I was recently trying to improve my page load scores and was running into poor performance for LCP and CLS scores. I narrowed things down to most of my blog posts having a featured image floated in the top right. When you viewed the image on mobile the thumbnail didn’t really make sense and wasn’t… Read more »

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Make YouTube Embeds Responsive in WordPress [code snippet]

The CSS styles below will make any YouTube video embeds using just the URL responsive. Add this to the bottom of your WordPress theme CSS stylesheet. .embed-youtube{ position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-youtube iframe, .embed-youtube object, .embed-youtube embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%;… Read more »

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What Is a Good WordPress Alternative for Businesses?

HubSpot now has a starter version of their CMS for $25/month. This makes it a viable option for businesses to leverage a CRM, marketing tools, and free digital marketing education. It does have some limitations so let’s review those. Below are some of the plan limitations and features 15 website pages (small page count, I… Read more »

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The Top 5 HubSpot CMS Benefits and Advantages vs WordPress – HubSpot CMS Review

As a website designer and developer, I have built themes for various content management systems. The biggest is WordPress. For the past six years, I have been building templates for HubSpot and I have seen some great advantages which alleviate the major pain points of building WordPress sites. Below is my list of five benefits… Read more »

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How to Remove HubSpot CTA Button Strings in HubSpot to WordPress Migration

When migrating a HubSpot blog to WordPress or another CMS you will often find text strings in your articles that look like this {{cta(‘4cdfhg-a57e-dfh-dfh-5c6dfhgdfhdfgc’,’justifycenter’)}} Most likely you are going to replace those with a new button pointing to a landing page but that takes time to update. Also doing a database find and replace would work… Read more »

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WP All Import Export Subset of Posts by Slug Array [code snippet]

When performing a WordPress blog migration you sometimes just need to export a certain number of posts vs the entire collection. The easiest way I have found to do this is by performing a custom query using the list of posts by their url slug. // WPQuery args for slugs – create array fro list… Read more »

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HubSpot CMS vs WordPress: Feature Comparison and Review

One of the most critical decisions for a business is where to host its website, and a CMS or content management system is a crucial component. Some companies with an internal IT team prefer to self-host their CMS because they require higher-level security or business integrations. However, a growing trend is towards using a SaaS… Read more »

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Embed HubSpot Form in WordPress, Customize CSS, and Hide Fieldset Margins on Hidden Fields [code snippet]

When you embed a HubSpot form on an external site you can add css: ‘ ‘ to the embed code to remove the default form styles. If you have hidden fields the fieldset could have a margin or padding applied from your website stylesheet. This is common because you want a fieldset to have some… Read more »

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WooCommerce Product Category and Terms Select Filters [code snippet]

The code below will help you add a form select filter for Woocommerce online shop on WordPress. <?php $categories = get_terms( [‘taxonomy’ => ‘product_cat’, ‘hide_empty’ => true] ); ?> <div class=”product-categories”> <h3>Categories</h3> <select class=”form-control shop-filter” onchange=”location = this.value;”> <option selected value=”/shop/”>All</option> <?php foreach ( $categories as $category ) { ?> <option value=”<?php echo get_term_link( $category->term_id… Read more »

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