The never ending quest to improve the performance of our WordPress sites requires a wide arsenal of tricks, not just caching. Two important and related tools, are telling the browser which domains to be prepared to load, and which pages to start loading in the background. This way the browser is able to load links the user is likely to…. Continue Reading
Do you have any idea how many WordPress plugins you should actually have on your site? This is the age old question that confuses WordPress beginners and usually creates a bit of a debate between WordPress developers, because all WordPress users are interested in plugins for things like comment spam moderation and landing pages. Plugins are one of the main…. Continue Reading
WordPress has completely redefined web publishing on so many levels, but mainly by so lowering the entry bar that you can hop on the tube, and create a fully-fledged WordPress site before the next stop. You don’t even need to spend coin to own a blog, WordPress.com has your back covered with a free solution. And should you need more features and…. Continue Reading
I’m not a control freak, honestly. But when it comes to images, I’ve always felt that manual optimization using old school Adobe Fireworks was the better way to go. While it may not be the most efficient use of my time, with practice I’ve whittled the process down to 30 seconds or less per image. Nevertheless, I was curious how…. Continue Reading
The WordPress economy is growing, and it is growing fast. With new sites being created constantly, and a growing demand for solutions to streamline the process of creating a site there is a ton of room for new products and services in this ecosystem. That doesn’t mean it’s easy to just put something out there and make a ton of…. Continue Reading
It’s always exciting to install WordPress and your favorite theme on a fresh domain, isn’t it? After just a few minutes of setup, you’re sat looking at a beautiful, unrestrictive blank canvas that you can mold into any type of website – the only limit is your imagination. But not every WordPress user wants a blank canvas, however. This is…. Continue Reading
Many have found a large amount of success in starting and running their very own WordPress powered online store. With great tools like WooCommerce and even others like Shopify, building and creating beautiful e-commerce stores has never been easier which means that more people are jumping at the chance to create a money e-store of their own.