Selecting the right hosting for your blog can be tricky. Read about common hosting myths related to page views, CDNs & site speed.
WordPress Plugins n. Plugins are ways to extend and add to the functionality that already exists in WordPress source: wordpress.org What is a plugin? Your WordPress installation includes the basic functionality you need to publish your site, but it stops there to keep the site lean and lightweight. Plugins, then, allow you to add custom …
You can craft the most amazing post ever, but your audience reach will be crippled if your site loads slowly. That’s why we started offering site “health checks” as a perk for our clients and for attendees at conferences we sponsor. We’ve now performed 100+ checks and have seen that many sites suffer from the …
It’s time to use SSL on all blogs, everywhere. Google prefers SSL and, historically, would confer its blessing on sites that used SSL. Google has taken it one step further and is now planning to penalize sites that do not use SSL. With that in mind, now is the time to take the plunge and protect …
You don’t have to be a web ninja to make your site run, but when it starts loading slowly or acting up, you can follow these steps to start troubleshooting.
Migrating WordPress sites can be complicated, frustrating, and error-prone. Thankfully, UpdraftPlus makes the process painless and simple.
Here’s a simple how-to guide to follow the next time you want to add or change your site’s favicon from within WordPress’s Admin Dashboard.
When the WordPress dashboard alerts you to update a plugin, or WordPress core, it’s tempting to click “Update Now”, and be on your way. But did you know that taking a moment before updating, and running a one-time backup can save you from losing years of posts, pages, and comments when an update goes awry?
If your site runs on WordPress, you need a caching plugin. It’s one of the easiest and quickest ways to speed up your site, and save on costs. Here’s our review of 4 WordPress caching plugins and our recommended settings to get you up and going!