How to manage time effectively

People think that there is a magic formula to managing time and that if you find the right system or app, then you will be able to somehow have more time and get things done. Once you accept that this idea is fundamentally untrue, then you can start managing your time more effectively. Read More

RadiumThemes Launches NewsFront, A Premium Magazine Theme with WooCommerce Integration

We’re excited to inform you that we have successfully launched the long awaited NewsFront theme and it comes with incredible features!


Showcasing the latest design techniques, NewsFront features a crisp, clean design and boasts super ­fast page ­load time by utilising world­ class tools in modern development. Of course it is fully Responsive, creating a compelling user ­experience across all of today’s modern devices.

Carefully crafted with news production style websites in mind it also uses the best selling back­end Drag & Drop tool plugin available ­ Visual Composer.


This means there are no hidden costs, and that the theme has been developed to run smoothly with this awesome plugin with no coding required and zero compatibility clashes! You will be creating stunning websites in minutes with our 1 ­click demo importer too. No messing around with fiddly code, just import one of our incredibly powerful demos then add your own content. Simple, elegant, professional.


Tell us what you think in the comments.

How to Increase the WordPress Memory Limit

1. Edit your wp-config.php file and enter something like:

define('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '96M');

WordPress memory can be different to the server – you need to set this regardless of server memory settings

2. If you have access to your PHP.ini file, change the line in PHP.ini
If your line shows 32M try 64M:

memory_limit = 64M ; Maximum amount of memory a script may consume (64MB)

3. If you don’t have access to PHP.ini try adding this to an .htaccess file:

php_value memory_limit 64M

4. If none of the above works then talk to your hosting provider.

NewsCore 1.3.0 is now available – Whats new.

I just release an update for the NewsCore WordPress theme tagged version 1.3.0. So you may be asking, why should I update? Well this release has a lot and I mean a lot of bug fixes and a few new features.

Some notable ones are:

New megamenu setting.

Some users have expressed the need to disable the category megamenu dropdown on some menu items. I agree and this is now an option in the menu manager.Menus NewsCore 1.3.*

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Introducing NewsCore for WordPress


NewsCore is powerful multipurpose WordPress theme for content heavy websites such newspaper, news, magazine, publishing, community and review sites. NewsCore includes exclusive features such a beautiful blog/article layout with well placed ad spaces that will make your visitors want more. It includes a video manager, that pulls content from various sources such as Youtube and Vimeo, a review system, a layout builder for creating unique homepage layouts and various layouts for post categories. NewsCore supports plugins such as WooCommercebbPressBuddyPress and many more. Both experienced developers and users with no programming background can customize and fire up this theme with minimal effort. I’ve included an easy way to import content and replicate the demo site in seconds and to top it all off a beautiful design and code base.

See it in action

Disable digg digg on custom post types

Digg digg by buffer is a great plugin for adding social links to posts but it doesn’t play very nice with custom post types.

Here is a way to hide the social buttons:

function radium_exclude_digg_digg() {

    if ( get_post_type() !== 'post' ) {
        remove_filter( 'the_excerpt', 'dd_hook_wp_content' );
        remove_filter( 'the_content', 'dd_hook_wp_content' );

add_action('template_redirect', 'radium_exclude_digg_digg');

This will hide the buttons on ALL custom post types. To hide them on a specific post type, say one called ‘portfolio’, use:

function radium_exclude_from_portfolio_digg_digg() {

    if ( get_post_type() == 'portfolio' ) {
        remove_filter( 'the_excerpt', 'dd_hook_wp_content' );
        remove_filter( 'the_content', 'dd_hook_wp_content' );

add_action('template_redirect', 'radium_exclude_from_portfolio_digg_digg');

How to mirror a website using wget

GNU’s wget command line program for downloading is very popular, and not without reason. While you can use it simply to retrieve a single file from a server, it is much more powerful than that and offers many more features.

One of the more advanced features in wget is the mirror feature. Here is how to use it to backup an html website of just for offline viewing. Change to your url.
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9 simple ways you can speed up your WordPress load times

Having problems with your WordPress site speeds?

Are you not sure whether it is the internet speeds or your website? Then use Pingdom to test your speeds.

It is important to know because your site speeds affects your Google web search rankings and kills revenue stream since a study shows that people tend click away from the site if it takes time to load.

To avoid the above problems, implement the steps to improve your site speed;

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We are live… finally.

We’re proud to finally announce is live! This is going to be one of the best alternatives in the big market of WordPress themes and plugins. It has been a long and bumpy road, but now we have finally arrived, and would therefore like to thank all our user who have been using and testing our theme over the years for the great feedback they have given us.

The goal of RadiumThemes is to take the fight up with all the big players on the market. We believe themes should be affordable for everyone, that being from the small business to the innovative entrepreneur.

Welcome on board.