Archive for the ‘WP Plugins’ Category

10 Lesser-Known & Niche WordPress SEO Plugins

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WordPress as a platform is pretty effective when it comes to SEO. And, while there are a couple of really well-known plugins to help optimize your site (I’m pointing at you and you), there are many more under-the-radar options to choose from. Some pl...

8 Free WordPress Maintenance and “Coming Soon” Plugins

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When you run a website you’ll inevitably have maintenance and downtime. This can be server issues or work being done on the site like changing a theme or testing new plugins. Some developers create sandboxes for testing but once you go live it...

Simple Tools and Tips to Help You Speed Up WordPress

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Websites running WordPress can slow down for any number of reasons. It could be anything from bloated code, a rogue plugin or poor hosting performance. Figuring out what’s slowing you down is hard enough. Harder still is that some methods for increas...

WordPress Plugins to Improve Website Accessibility

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WordPress provides you with a decent head start when it comes to creating accessible websites. For example, recent default themes like Twenty Seventeen are already built with accessibility in mind. But that doesn’t mean that your work is done. There ...

10 Powerful Plugins for Integrating Social Media into WordPress

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These days, no website should go without at least some basic social media integration. If you’re a content creator, then enabling readers to share content across various services is a must. But you can also go beyond just the basic share buttons. You...

10 Plugins for Customizing the WordPress Admin

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The WordPress administration area (aka the Dashboard) can be customized in a number of ways. Menu items can be added, hidden or rearranged. Access to settings can be set for specific user roles. Custom widgets can be added to help guide or pass importa...

10 WordPress Plugins for Importing and Exporting Data

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Data portability is something that we don’t often think about until we need it. This is especially so with WordPress. Our posts, users, eCommerce orders, etc. live happily in a database. But when we want to access and take that information with us (a...

10 Ultra-Useful Free WordPress Widget Plugins

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The ability to utilize sidebar Widgets brings an added layer of convenience and functionality to WordPress. They can provide a wide range of functions that help users find their way around, share your content and gain useful information. Beyond that, t...

10 WordPress Plugins to Improve Multi-Author Websites

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WordPress is a natural fit for multi-author websites. Its ability to assign User Roles and Capabilities makes it easy to gather content from any number of authors – no matter where they’re located. Depending on your specific needs, you may want to ...

The Quest for a Seamless WordPress Experience

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I work with WordPress on a daily basis. Whether it’s design, theme development, customization or performing maintenance – the open source CMS makes up the vast majority of my workload. Over the years, I’ve really come to love the flexibility and ...