Category: WordPress

Widgets in WordPress 5.8 and Beyond

Copy and Design by @critterverse WordPress 5.8 brings the power of Gutenberg blocks to widget areas — which means the highly customizable layout and styling options bring you closer to a WYSIWYG editing experience. I made a test site based on...

/ 9 August 2021

How to Find Your Unique Selling Points

Do you know your unique selling points – those things that make you stand out from all of the others trying to share, sell, or otherwise catch the attention of the audience? As any seasoned marketer knows, you can’t write...

/ 6 August 2021

What are Contact Pages: 7 Best Practices

Contact pages can make or break any business, especially businesses that rely on digital leads as their primary revenue source. Unfortunately, documentation on the web is pretty sparse when you research what you should include (and perhaps also what you...

/ 5 August 2021

What is a Website Backdoor? 4 Ways to Prevent the Hack

Have you ever wondered about your website backdoor? Or did you know your website even had doors? Try to imagine for a moment that twelve months from now, your website has become so successful that your profits have doubled and...

/ 3 August 2021

The Month in WordPress: July 2021

WordPress is global in reach and open source in nature. And you would assume that what allows the software to be used by anyone would also enable it to be built by anyone. After all, your location doesn’t matter, and...

/ 3 August 2021

How to Evaluate the Cost of Your Actions: 3 Tips for Getting the Most Value

Do you think about the cost of your actions today? It’s easy to get caught up in doing things without considering the foundation those actions are laying for tomorrow or the resources those actions require. Every action you take right...

/ 2 August 2021

WP Briefing: Episode 14: The Art and Science of Accessibility

In this episode, Josepha Haden Chomphosy discusses the nuances of building accessible software, the differences between access, usability, and accessibility, and how this all applies to the WordPress project. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to,...

/ 2 August 2021

Know the Causes of Burnout: 5 Ways to Avoid Catching Fire

Don’t burnout. Catching Fire might be a good thing if you are a teenage girl who is the face of the revolution against the capital. It’s not a great thing if you are trying to find balance in your business...

/ 30 July 2021

Configuring Theme Design with theme.json

Starting in WordPress 5.8, a new tool — “theme.json” — is available to use in your theme. Maybe you’re hearing about it for the first time, or maybe you’re testing and developing themes with it already. Either way, I’m glad you’re...

/ 29 July 2021

WordPress Vulnerability Report: July 2021, Part 4

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes...

/ 28 July 2021

Why Website Security Matters to Your Business: 7 Tips to Keep You Safe

Have you ever thought about why website security matters to your business? If you lock your office door when you leave at the end of the day, or you keep your money in a safe, you have a basic idea...

/ 27 July 2021

You Reap What You Sow: 7 Tips for Business Success

You will reap what you sow, so are you sowing possibilities and opportunities or are you sowing problems? You sow a thought, you reap an action.You sow an action, you reap a habit.You sow a habit, you reap a character.You...

/ 26 July 2021