I still consider myself to be very much a newbie when it comes to WordPress, even after completing the Udemy course which I blogged about here.

During the course, we used many different themes, from some of the default installed ones to various premium plugins using the StudioPress Genesis Framework.  As soon as you start to use some of the premium plugin features, you quickly see the limitations of the standard ones.  While I’m sure with a better understanding of HTML and CSS you can make them do equally clever things, the premium plugins remove the need for that knowledge, and even for someone with it, probably make things much faster and easier to achieve. (more…)

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