5 Reasons to be Thankful for WordPress

…to be grateful, and that’s WordPress. As WordPress developers, we’ve seen how easy and dynamic the WordPress platform is and, more importantly, what it can do for our clients. Here are just a few reasons to be thankful for it: 1. Plugins, Plugins, Plu…

Tips for Finding a Great WordPress Developer

…files or no idea where to start, a good WordPress developer can take the reins. A great WordPress Developer will be comfortable either designing a brand-true site from scratch or taking your existing creative resources and bringing them to life. In t…

Recommended Plugins for Every WordPress Installation

…Image Optimizer Back to Top Mailgun for WordPress Mail handling in WordPress by default is left to the small PHP function to process all the hundreds of notification emails you can receive from your site (can someone say, new notification system plea…

5 Crucial Tips for WordPress Newbies

…tice does tend to make perfect, learning WordPress can require some extra work. Here’s what you can do to get started: Organize your WordPress sidebar You love your website’s sidebar because it’s where you can dump, well, everything. You’ve got a runn…

How to Install an SSL Certificate on WordPress in 8 Steps

…he left sidebar navigation inside of the WordPress dashboard, go down till you see “Settings” and click on General. On the right side of the window, you’ll see two boxes, the WordPress Address (URL) and the Site Address (URL). You are simply going to…

Developing WordPress with Roots Bedrock/Sage

…ket repo} git push -u origin master open WordPress dashboard in browser Plugins -> Activate All Forms -> Enter license Pages -> Add New (for each page in design) *Make sure to create a “Home” and “Blog” page Appearance -> Menus Menu Name = Primary Cre…

10 Reasons Your Business Needs WordPress

…have a degree in computer science. With WordPress, that’s okay. WordPress actually has an incredibly intuitive interface and makes basic actions like adding web pages, blog posts or uploading videos and photos a breeze. You’re not tied to one compute…

How to Post Your WordPress Blog

…start with the basics – how to post your WordPress blog. How to Post Your WordPress Blog To get started, you’ll want to log in to your WordPress account and find the Posts menu (this is located on the left side of the dashboard). When you hover over t…

How to Completely Disable a WordPress Plugin Update

…zero programming experience. Disable All WordPress Updates Easy Updates Manager Disable WordPress Plugin Updates (hasn’t been updated in 2+ years) WP Manage Plugins (hasn’t been updated in 2+ years) Option 2 – Prevent Plugin Update Notification (Clean…

All of the Top Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

…stuff you’re not even using. ? What is a WordPress framework? A WordPress framework is a lot like a parent theme on wordpress, but is used in a different way. A WordPress framework is a set of code that provides new functionality and resides between t…

Autoptimize Caching WordPress Plugin

The Autoptimize (I hate trying to spell that) plugin is a HTML/CSS/JS minification and caching plugin. Easy setup, and quick configurations. Be sure to enable the advanced settings if you’re having any troubles with wonky-ness on your website after…

Spring Cleaning Your WordPress Site: 5 Tips

…ed down by clutter. Spring Cleaning your WordPress Site! Delete Comments that are “Pending” If your WordPress site includes a blog, you’re probably accustomed to getting your share of “comment spam.” These are comments that, well, aren’t really commen…

How to Setup Kraken Plugin for WordPress

…ntials on the left hand sidebar. Back in WordPress Insert your API Key/Secret into the Kraken API fields and hit save. (WordPress Location: Settings > Kraken.io > Kraken API Fields) Congrats! Kraken is now setup. Getting started with Kraken Top Within…

Managed WordPress Hosting – Before and After WPEngine

…results were rather surprising. Managed WordPress Hosting – After WPEngine From here, I still have some work to do for sure. I want these sites to have green lights all over the place. But I was really surprised by the dramatic increase in load times…

How to Hack a WordPress Site

…e hackers! Not. How to Avoid Having Your WordPress Hacked WordPress does a pretty good job at fixing security holes in the core files as soon as they become aware, but where the problem usually lies is in your themes and plugins. There is no formal re…

Yoast SEO Optimization WordPress Plugin

This one is a no-brainer, the Yoast SEO plugin is my top recommended plugin for SEO optimization. There are a million posts online as to why it’s the best… Just go give one of those a read if you need more information. Yoast offers a premium version…

WordPress

A platform installed on web servers and used to control the content of a website from a user friendly administration area.

WordPress Tips and Tutorials

…almost everything there is to know about WordPress! WordPress is the leading Content Management System (CMS) on the web, it has gotten there because of its extremely straight forward backend editing system. If you can use Microsoft Word, you can use W…

WooCommerce Development

…installed on your site. The WooCommerce WordPress plug-in powers more than 30 percent of online stores. Online store owners love having the control to seamlessly sell anything, anywhere. Installing WooCommerce transforms your website. By starting wit…