• How to Measure Website Performance and Track Search Engine Rankings

    In this article I would like to disclose some of the tools and services that I use to analyze websites and track their loading speed, performance, online presence & search engine rankings. This is in no way a complete list of useful tools, there is always something new and exciting on the horizon, so feel free to share similar services in the comments below.

  • Plugins That You Must Have on Your WordPress Website

    From a performance point of view, there is a rule that is almost always true: the more plugins you have, the slower your website will become. Besides hurting a website's performance, it can also increase the number of vulnerabilities available to hackers (poorly written plugins, outdated, etc.) Some plugins however are just too good and must be used for almost any WordPress website, such as...

  • Introducing Fortuna WordPress Theme

    After more than 6 months of not releasing any new themes (quality over quantity), we wanted to bring you something fresh, bold and elegant. With these aspirations in mind, I would like to introduce to you our 10th theme: FORTUNA. […]

  • How to Build a Hotel Website with WordPress [VIDEO]

    In the following video I will show you how easy it is to build a hotel website from scratch using just WordPress and one of our WordPress themes: Leonardo Theme. You will learn how to use the Theme Options page and some of the custom page templates that are included in the theme. The video is 26 minutes long and has no sound, but the process is easy to replicate and doesn't require much commentary.

  • How to: Set up the Rooms & Rates Page

    A demonstration of how to set up the Rooms & Rates page in any of the WordPress themes by HermesThemes. Using: Leonardo Theme (version 1.0.3)

  • How to: Upload a New Logo

    A demonstration of how simple and quick it is to upload and use a new logo in any WordPress theme developed by HermesThemes. Using: Metropolis Theme (version 1.0.8)

  • How to: Set up the Homepage Slideshow

    A demonstration of how to set up the homepage photo slideshow in any of the WordPress themes by HermesThemes. Jump to 2:20 to find out how to change the order in which photos appear. Using: Leonardo Theme (version 1.0.2)

  • Theme Updates & Code Clean-Up (June 2014)

    Today we have updated all of our themes. There has been some code clean-up and optimization. The PHP Notices that were popping up while DEBUG mode was ON have been resolved. This is not an essential update, but it is […]

  • Introducing Belafonte WordPress Theme [VIDEO]

    It is with great pleasure that I announce the release of our newest WordPress theme: Belafonte. Belafonte Theme is a great choice for luxury rental villas, resort hotels, boutique hotels, B&Bs, etc.     Theme Details / Buy or Theme […]

  • Introducing Victoria WordPress Theme

    It is with great pleasure that I introduce our first theme of 2014: Victoria. Victoria is a modern theme with a classic two-columns, responsive layout. A full-width photo slideshow puts the spotlight on beautiful property photography. Theme Details / Buy […]