Category: Web Development

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Developing WordPress Plugins

As a WordPress developer, mistakes are part of the process. Successful plugin development, especially when you’re new to it, involves a bit of trial and error. Even seasoned developers are bound to mess up occasionally. Unfortunately, some missteps can result...

/ January 8, 2020

Another Year Under the Sun ?

Each new year, the world gets a little bit older…and so do we. This end to an era nudges us to take a step back and reflect on “how we’re doing” – to consider what we’ve accomplished, to evaluate the...

/ January 6, 2020

A Guide to WordPress PHP

Looking to understand WordPress PHP? In this post, we’ll unpack what PHP is and how it works with WordPress. Understanding PHP and how it integrates with WordPress will help with site maintenance, troubleshooting errors and WordPress development in general. What...

/ January 1, 2020

4 Ways to Customize Your WordPress Admin Dashboard (To Benefit You and Your Clients)

When you’re creating WordPress sites for clients, it’s important to keep their experiences in mind. Crowded dashboards can often be confusing. Plus, chances are your clients don’t need access to all the functionality you use. Customizing the admin dashboard lets...

/ December 31, 2019

5 Essential Ecommerce Trends for 2020

The online arena for Ecommerce is an endlessly shifting space, with new trends and technologies changing the game every day. But one thing that’s constant is how Ecommerce revenue grows year over year. In fact, by the end of 2019...

/ December 27, 2019

5 Essential WordPress Trends for 2020

It’s almost 2020, and surprising nobody, it’s been another insanely busy year for the world’s most popular content management system. At the beginning of 2019, WordPress rolled out it’s major 5.0 version upgrade. Most notably, the update introduced block-based webpage...

/ December 26, 2019

Google Site Kit Review – Improve Your WordPress Site Hassle-free

If you own a WordPress site (and why else would you be here), chances are good that it is connected to at least one Google product. To check on your traffic and SEO efforts, this might be Google Search Console,...

/ December 17, 2019

5 Causes of a Slow WordPress Site (And How to Fix Them)

Your site’s speed plays a major role in its performance, and therefore its success. WordPress sites with slow loading and response times are not only frustrating; they can also hurt your business. The trick lies in identifying the reason your...

/ December 8, 2019

Updating Old Content: The Secret SEO Weapon You Are Not Using

Do you ever ask yourself what to do with old blog posts? It often seems like most people solely focus on creating new stuff, however, updating old content and refreshing existing pages is another great strategy to improve the SEO...

/ December 6, 2019

News from Firefox on Mobile, Private Network and Desktop

As the year comes to a close, we look back at what we’ve accomplished. As recently noted in the press, this year may be the mark of our privacy-renaissance. We’ve built additional privacy protections in the browser which included blocking...

/ December 5, 2019

6 Professional Development Resources for WordPress

No matter what job you have, there is always room for improvement. This is particularly true for WordPress professionals. Web development and design are constantly-changing fields, and the second you learn one method of doing things, another technique is introduced....

/ December 4, 2019

6 Things to know about Keyword research for website and social media and what you need to know

I uncover how keywords are identified by search engines and 6 things you should know about using keywords on your digital platforms. To register for the Social Media Playbook course here: https://cariawatt.com/smp-waitlist or to find out more visit my website:...

/ December 2, 2019

Freelancer vs. Agency Developer: Which Path Is Best for You?

As a web developer, your skills are in high demand in today’s job market. More companies are making e-commerce and mobile marketing a priority, and it’s creating an abundance of work opportunities. However, the more career options you have, the...

/ October 15, 2019

How to Install Google Analytics on a WordPress Site

Google Analytics is a powerful tool that allows users to monitor their WordPress website traffic and gain valuable business insights. First launched in 2005, the software has since become the most popular analytics tool online businesses depend upon. In fact,...

/ October 10, 2019