Category: WordPress

How WordPress Websites Get Hacked

Your website is like a home – secure if you take the appropriate precautions, but vulnerable to burglars if you don’t. In the website world, however, sites don’t get burgled, they get hacked. The number of sites that get hacked...

/ 29 June 2019

How to Optimize JavaScript and CSS and Improve Website Performance

No one likes a slow website. In fact, many users would rather leave your site rather than wait more than two seconds for its pages to load. That’s why it’s crucial that your site is optimized for performance. Fortunately, there...

/ 28 June 2019
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Managing WordPress: The 4 Best Practices Your Clients Need to Know

WordPress makes it fairly easy to set up and run a website. However, this doesn’t mean there’s zero upkeep involved in managing your site. It doesn’t matter if it’s a blog, a business site, or even an online store –...

/ 26 June 2019
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Another Best WordPress Plugin Roundup

In this post, we recap the best WordPress plugins that were added or updated within the last 6 months on the WordPress Plugin Directory. 1. Icons Factory Icons Factory Plugin Description: The IconsFactory plugin is a fully free design editor to...

/ 21 June 2019
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Tools for Local WordPress Development

In this post and webinar replay with AJ Morris, we cover several tools for local WordPress development. We also cover some of the basics of Git, a version control system, plus a Git cheatsheet of commands. Text Editors / IDEs...

/ 20 June 2019
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The WordPress Featured Image – All You Will Ever Need to Know About It

Any WordPress user is familiar with the featured image. It is the picture that usually appears at the top of a post and also inside archives and search results. Knowing how to use it correctly is an important skill for...

/ 20 June 2019
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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: June 2019, Part 1

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during this month, so we want to keep you aware. We divide the WordPress Vulnerability Roundup into four different categories: 1. WordPress core 2. WordPress Plugins 3. WordPress Themes 4. Breaches From...

/ 15 June 2019
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How to Manage a Large-Scale WordPress Site (5 Best Practices)

Every website owner and developer hopes their site takes off and becomes successful. High levels of traffic, engaged users, and a steady stream of content from multiple contributors sound great when you’re managing a small site. Of course, the reality...

/ 14 June 2019
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12 interesting WordPress Plugins

In this post, we recap the best WordPress plugins that were added or updated in the last 30 days on the WordPress Plugin Directory. 1. Require Featured Image Require Featured Image Plugin Description: The Require Featured Image plugin requires your various...

/ 14 June 2019
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5 WordPress Best Practices Every Developer Should Follow

Over a third of the entire internet runs on WordPress. That means millions of WordPress developers around the globe are dedicated to its continued success and ease of use. While the following tips are generally well-known, it’s always good to...

/ 12 June 2019
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10 Easy Tips to Successfully Take Over an Existing WordPress Website

Taking over a website from another designer sounds like good deal. No need to build anything from scratch, just get the login information, check in every once in a while and write regular invoices. Easy money, right? However, when you...

/ 11 June 2019
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How to Set Up a WordPress Local Development Environment

In this session, we cover how to set up a WordPress local development environment. A WordPress local development environment is foundational for a modern WordPress development workflow. This video specifically covers setting up Local by Flywheel, a great choice for...

/ 11 June 2019