For most of my 10-year blogging career, the only thing I knew about PHP was that breaking it instantly took my entire site offline, replacing both the front and back ends with a blank white page. I would occasionally add or update PHP code to customize my theme or add new functionality, but for the …
Cloudflare’s CDN is popular for improving site performance. But for many blogs, it’s unnecessary. Here’s how to determine whether it makes sense for you.
Empathy mapping helps you identify your users’ needs and discover opportunities to provide more value. Watch this 8-minute video and download the empathy mapping template to give it a try!
Improve your site performance and speed with these common recommendations we make for WordPress bloggers during our in-person site health checks.
The kids are home and alternately complaining of starvation and boredom, so how’s a blogger to get any work done? Here are 5 steps to a productive summer. (Hint: it starts with crossing things off your to-do list!)
Sticky posts are an often underutilized feature on WordPress that allows you to “stick” a post at the top of your blog so it doesn’t get pushed down by newer content. Here are 13 ideas for using this feature!
It’s not glamorous, profitable, or even particularly fun, but WordPress maintenance is an important part of your blogging strategy. With these detailed maintenance checklists, you can simplify maintenance while ensuring your site runs at top performance.
Follow this simple how-to guide to create or change your site’s favicon from within WordPress’s admin dashboard.
Alan recently sat down with Jenn Hamel to talk about the challenges and opportunities for distributed teams and how Agathon has successfully navigated those for almost two decades.
Ah, the elephant in the room. 🙂 We occasionally get asked why Agathon hosting starts at $70/month when there are lots of other options, some as cheap as $2.95/month. It’s a fair question. And truthfully, if you’re just getting started—or your blog is a hobby and not something you ever intend to grow or rely on …