Category: Wordpress

Delivering WordPress in 7KB

Over the past six months, I’ve become increasingly interested in the topic of web sustainability. The carbon footprint of the Internet was not something I used to give much thought to, which is surprising considering my interest in environmental issues and the fact that my profession is web-based. The web in a w...

A Faster and Safer Way to Troubleshoot WordPress

Whether you’re building a new WordPress website or applying updates to an existing one, troubleshooting issues can be a very time-consuming process. It can also be a bit risky – especially if you’re dealing with a live site (one more good reason to set up a staging environment, when possible). In general, pinpoin...

Top WordPress Themes for Building Portfolios

Creating a stunning, award-winning portfolio can indeed be accomplished without much trouble. But only if you have the right tools for the job. If you try building one from scratch it can be a tough haul, even if you’re a whiz at coding. Using a WordPress theme to help you is a far easier approach. But not all th...

How Designers Can Build a WordPress Maintenance Service Offering

One of the best parts about working with WordPress is the opportunity to expand your range and offer other much-needed services from the platform. So, even if your job title has been “web designer” or “web developer” until recently, there’s no reason why you couldn’t or shouldn’...

Visual Design Tool for WordPress: Elementor Lets You Design Pages as Well as Your Entire Theme

The still rather new WordPress Page Builder Elementor already has over 900,000 active installations. I took a look at this whizkid for you. This month, the design tool by Pojo Me Digital Ltd., which started out as a page builder, is celebrating its second anniversary. Since then, the plugin has established itself and ...

Pagely: Managed WordPress Hosting on Amazon Web Services

Dedicated WordPress hosting is the new black. The last five years saw a rapid rise in the numbers of providers that offer WordPress-focused hosting solutions. Pagely sticks out from this competition. Pagely: The Fast Are The Enemy of The Slow Why does Pagely stick out from the competition, you will undoubtedly ask. Th...

Amelia – a WP Booking Software that Lets You Manage Appointments While You Sleep Sponsored

Taking appointments might appear to be a low-level task. It involves little more than picking up the phone or responding to an email. The problem with that point of view is that it generally takes up more of your time than you realize. Managing those appointments can take up a lot more time and cost your business money...

10 Plugins to Supercharge WordPress Comments

Commenting is built right into WordPress – which is great. But utilizing the default setup is an invitation to a big old mess. Annoyances such as spam and the potential for abuse can make a blogger seriously consider closing off comments altogether. It’s understandable, but far from hopeless. There are a number of ...

MapSVG Brings Incredibly Powerful and Flexible Maps to WordPress Sponsored

Maps play an integral part in creating a great user experience. Whether they are used to show multiple retail locations, detail a specific attraction or visualize statistics, they help users to get the information they need. Working with WordPress, however, creates a classic dilemma. Each type of map you want to use on...

The Complete Guide to WordPress Performance Optimization

According to Builtwith.com, WordPress holds close to 50% of the CMS share of the world’s top 1,000,000 websites. As for the ecommerce sphere, we’re at 33% with WooCommerce. And if we cast a wider net, percentages go higher. Although we may complain that WordPress can get bloated, resource-heavy, and its da...