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How to Build a Fitness Landing Page from Scratch (+ New Templates!)

Want to see how you can build a modern, sleek and beautiful homepage for a fitness website? In this video, you can watch me build just such a homepage, step by step, using Thrive Architect for WordPress.

If you didn't wake up this morning thinking "I want to see someone build a girly fitness homepage", you should still check this out. This tutorial will show you how to build beautiful layouts for any purpose and you'll discover the best shortcuts and time-saving tricks along the way.

Plus, we've released a whole new set of landing pages, all following this same design style, perfectly suited for a feminine fitness or lifestyle brand.

Website Makeover: How We Moved a Site from Wix to WordPress & Obliterated its Bounce Rate

For this case study we moved a site from Wix to WordPress. Moving from a totally different platform to WordPress is quite challenging and as a result, there are many interesting lessons in this case study.

For example, you'll discover how we completely updated and improved the design and built out an entire mini-site using just Thrive Architect and the Symbols feature. I'll also explain exactly what we did to fix the one BIG problem the site had (as well as the many little ones).

Discover the New & Improved Content Template Feature

A core feature in Thrive Architect is that you can save any element or group of elements as you own custom content template. Creating and re-using your very own custom designs has never been easier!

And in the latest version of Thrive Architect, content templates have been made even better! Watch this video to discover how to save, load and manage content templates (plus a few handy bonus tips).

The Smart Way to Make Your Opt-In Forms & Email Marketing GDPR Compliant

The new European data protection regulations (GDPR) are right around the corner and many website owners are in a panic. There’s been a lot of talk about rules, regulations and hefty fines that await those that don’t comply.

Most “how to GDPR” content seems to suggest that you have to add multiple checkboxes, prompts and extra steps all over your website.

In this post, we’ll take a look at what GDPR actually means for small business entrepreneurs and email marketers. And you’ll discover ways in which you can make your website compliant without sacrificing your visitors’ user experience or your conversion rates.

Disclaimer: I’m not a lawyer and this post does not contain legal advice. Always work with your legal counsel to determine the right decisions to make about regulations.

How Thrive Themes Products Will Help You With GDPR Compliance

​Note: this post does not contain legal advice. Always work with your legal counsel ​to determine the right decisions to make about regulations.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming for all of us. It's a set of EU laws​ and they apply to EU ​citizens. ​That means that even if your businesses is not in the EU, ​you're still potentially on the hook, because ​people from the EU​ can access your website​​​.​​​

At Thrive Themes, we have been hard at work to help you keep your website GDPR compliant in the easiest and most seamless ways possible.

In this post, you'll discover the GDPR related features that we've already released and get up to date information about the ones we're still working on.

JPEG vs. PNG: Why Image Formats Matter for a Fast Website

When you save images to use on your site, choosing the right image format matters.

Why? 

Because the wrong image format means larger file sizes, which means a slower website, which means higher bounce rates and lower conversion rates.

Give me a few minutes of your time and you'll never make that mistake again. Instead, you'll choose the right image format and your site will look better and load faster. 

Write Content Like a Boss: What We Can Learn from the (Almost) Perfect Article

If you can write content like this, the world's your oyster.

The content I'm referring to is this article by Precision Nutrition titled: The Ketogenic Diet - Does it Live Up to The Hype?

No matter how you roll with your food preferences, if you do any content writing, this article is a must read. And in today's video, we'll explore exactly what makes this article so brilliant and excavate some valuable lessons for our own content marketing.

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