Posts by Andrew Peters

The Sermon Hub Plugin is Back

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If you’ve used WordPress for a church website you know that having an accessible and eye catching sermon library is a MUST. It is usually the second most visited page on the sites I build and always at least in the top five. You probably also know that great sermon plugins are very few in…

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Should My Church Have a Blog

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In 1997 (you know, the ancient days of the interwebs) a guy named Jorn coined the term weblog. Over the next few years blogging platforms began to emerge and about 10 years ago blogging became the most prominent way information is spread online. With the advent of social media sharing has only gotten easier and…

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Hide the Series Engine Logo

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A quick look at this site lets you know I’m always feeling Series Engine. It’s an amazing plugin for your Sermon Library and I have very few qualms with it. Now, many of you won’t have an issue with this, but it always bugs me. The Series Engine logo shows at the bottom of every…

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Creating a Two Column Layout with Series Engine

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Series Engine is one of my very favorite plugins to use for sermons. It looks amazing right out of the box! But still, the layouts can be limited if you want to use it in different areas around your site. Now that Eric (the SE dev) has added modules to your favorite page builders it’s…

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One of my favorite plugins got an update!

A quick glance through our blogs will tell you that we really like Series Engine. I wanted to shoot out a quick message to let you guys know that it just got a pretty significant update in 2.0. If found out on the WP for Churches Facebook page just a bit ago, and thought it…

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Creating a Church Podcast

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I would venture to say you’re probably a volunteer using your own time to add sermons and other online media to your church’s website. If that’s the case I just want to warn you: WordPress based podcasting can be FULL of issues even though the plugin you use talks about how easy it is. 🙂 What…

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Easily Create Pro Graphics for your Church Website

If you’re on this site you’re probably one of a few people. One, you’re a capable creative director/volunteer type at your church that heads up the website and graphics, or two, you’re a pastor or other volunteer that has to make the website look good on limited knowledge. This particular post is for the latter!…

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Why I No Longer Use Themeforest

For the past few years I have given a lot of business to the Envato community, namely the themes I purchase from Themeforest, which is basically massive marketplace with a large WordPress repository of paid themes. For the first few years I had few issues with it…mostly because of naivety and the the ‘sparkle in…

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Tips to an Effective Homepage

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What you have above the fold (the area of your website’s home page that people see before scrolling) is THE most important area on your site. First impressions matter! Let me share some quick stats with you. 46% of people say a website’s design is their number one criterion for determining an organization’s credibility. In…

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