Category: Guides

The Understrap Blog

Version Control Best Practices

I wrote this quick guide on best practices for version control for our internal team and I’m sharing it here because it can easily apply to your own projects, whether you’re working solo or as part of a team. The guide focuses on how we manage and store our custom child themes specifically, but the general rules can be applied more broadly.

How to Find a WordPress Developer Job

You’ve learned many different skills and languages on your journey into tech, and now comes the hardest part of all — the job search. We’ve put together this quick guide on how to find your perfect WordPress developer job.

How To Translate Your WordPress Theme or Plugin

Translating your WordPress theme or plugin into different languages is a great way to increase its reach and adoption. However, it’s not as easy as simply dropping the text into a translation tool and publishing the results.

10 of the Most Important Bootstrap Variables

Save time by using some of Bootstrap’s most popular variables, rather than weighing your site down by adding extra CSS. Here are ten of the ones we use most often.

Is your site ready for the Americans with Disabilities Act?

Today we’re excited to share our new, free guide to Optimizing your Website for the Americans with Disabilities Act. It’s an absolutely free, 19-page PDF guide – about a 20-minute read. As you may have heard, recent court decisions have made the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) a big deal for all businesses with websites. In short, most businesses

11 Powerful WordPress Forms Plugins

Lead generation tools are essential for capturing your audience’s interest and contact information. Searching for the right that best meets your need for your business can help it scale faster, make vital contacts, and discover new opportunities. We will discuss the world’s leading WordPress lead generation plugins to increase sales by turning visitors into customers.

WordPress Template Hierarchy

WordPress theme files are essentially the building blocks for the design of your website. They allow you to modify the look and feel of your website. WordPress uses a database to store content. When you create content, it is stored in a database and displayed using templates when visitors access the content. A WordPress theme

How Social Proof Can Help Increase Your Conversions

Many of the choices people make can be tied to social proof. Think about all the big stuff you’ve bought—things like your car, electronic appliances, and even clothing for special events. What is the first you did when you started shopping for them? Based on relevant stats, we will say that you looked for social

How Big Is UnderStrap?

UnderStrap is one of the most popular WordPress frameworks in the world and is trusted by some big name brands. Since 2016 the framework has went from strength to strength, moving from Bootrap 3 to Bootstrap 4 with the 5th version in the near horizon. In that time the following organisations have built some amazing

Getting Started With UnderStrap Child Themes

Not everyone has the time to build a WordPress theme from scratch, but at the same time we all crave that unique – one of a kind look for our website. There are ways to streamline your website development so you can work in a sensible time frame by engaging in a few hacks, which