Category: WordPress


What is a landing page? And how does it work?

Willemien Hallebeek Willemien is Content Team Lead at Yoast. She loves to create and organize content in such a way that it helps people understand SEO. As simple as they sound, landing pages might be a confusing topic for site...

/ 20 July 2020

WordPress 5.5 Beta 2

WordPress 5.5 Beta 2 is now available! This software is still in development, so it’s not recommended to run this version on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. You can test WordPress...

/ 14 July 2020

What Are The Best PHP Accelerators?

PHP accelerators substantially improve the performance of PHP-based software such as WordPress. Running high traffic sites powered by PHP applications is possible only due to PHP accelerators. Their performance benefits vary widely as it depends on multiple factors, including other...

/ 14 July 2020

WordPress 5.5 Beta 1

WordPress 5.5 Beta 1 is now available for testing! This software is still in development, so it’s not recommended to run this version on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. You can...

/ 7 July 2020

The Month in WordPress: June 2020

June was an exciting month for WordPress! Major changes are coming to the Gutenberg plugin, and WordCamp Europe brought the WordPress community closer together. Read on to learn more and to get all the latest updates.  WordPress 5.4.2 released We...

/ 2 July 2020

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 a link. Or you might...

/ 24 June 2020

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 no single answer for that....

/ 23 June 2020

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, this time around, the entire...

/ 23 June 2020

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 any caching enabled. Serving websites...

/ 9 June 2020

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 agency that creates quality-driven, user-friendly...

/ 3 June 2020

How to Cache Dynamic Content in WordPress

Caching is crucial for WordPress. It’s one of the primary ways to make WordPress sites load as fast as possible. Caching is what WP Rocket excels at. However, it’s not that easy to cache highly dynamic WordPress sites, especially those...

/ 21 May 2020

The Best WordPress Menu Plugins

The best WordPress menu plugins expand on the default custom menus already available in WordPress. Menus are an important feature of your website, one that serves as a guide for your visitors. In this post, we’ll recap some of the...

/ 16 May 2020