Month: June 2020

TikTok launches TikTok For Business for marketers, takes on Snapchat with new AR ads

TikTok is announcing to advertisers that it’s open for business. The company is today officially introducing a new brand and platform called “TikTok For Business” that will serve as the home for all its current

Google BERT Explained: What It Means for Your Website

With the release of BERT, the largest upgrade to Google’s algorithm in years, search has seen a revolution. The update came out in fall 2019, and has already rolled out worldwide. It affects search results

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What are sponsored, nofollow and ugc links, and why use them?

Links are an important part of SEO. Without links, Google (or other search engines) may not discover your pages, or might not think that they’re important. Sometimes, though, you might want Google not to follow

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How to Set a Performance Budget for Your Website

Performance is critical for user experience and improving conversion rates on your website. Users are less likely to abandon a webpage if it loads swiftly and interacts smoothly. But how fast is fast enough? There’s

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Report from WordCamp Europe 2020: The Future of WordPress

Another year, another WordCamp. After 2016, 2017, and 2019, I am back with a report from WordCamp Europe 2020. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this year, everything happened online. So, instead of some venue,

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Watch Apple’s WWDC keynote live right here

Apple is holding a keynote today on the first day of its developer conference, and the company is expected to talk about a ton of software updates. WWDC is a virtual event this year, but

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The WordPress Developer’s Guide to Creating Responsive Tables

Tables are perhaps the best method for sharing data in a way that’s easy to understand. They enable you to show comparisons between prices, products, and many more types of information. Unfortunately, WordPress isn’t the

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How to Run a Successful Online Meeting: 6 Effective Strategies

With the current COVID-19 epidemic still ongoing, many businesses have gone remote. More employees than ever before work entirely from home, and that’s bound to be the case for some time yet. In times like

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Redis Full-Page Cache vs NGINX FastCGI Cache for WordPress

Caching is the backbone of website speed and performance. It’s critical to your WordPress site’s success. Even if your site is hosted on a hefty server, it’ll come to a crawl if you don’t have

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Twenty Twenty Theme Review: Features, Pros & Cons, And More

Twenty Twenty released last November, so a theme review is long overdue. While it’s nothing overly groundbreaking, it does bring quite a few interesting features to the table. Besides an appealing minimalistic design that is.

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How to Make Customers Happy by Developing Super Fast Websites: Q&A with Greg Rickaby

Our series of talks with WordPress professionals continues with a new episode. After Topher DeRosia, today, we leave the scene to Greg Rickaby, Director of Engineering at WebDevStudios. WebDevStudios is a website design and development

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VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.0 – What’s New and SLA Profile Review

I am happy to announce that VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.0, formerly known as vCloud Availability, is now available. It’s been an honor to work closely with the team on seeing these releases come to

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