A quick guide to understanding permalinks: what they are, how they impact your SEO, and how you can optimize your permalinks as part of your blog posting process.
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.
Improve your site performance and speed with these common recommendations we make for WordPress bloggers during our in-person site health checks.
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.
Backups could be the only thing keeping you from losing all of the posts, pages, and comments you’ve spent years building. We use and recommend UpdraftPlus for both scheduled and one-time backups!
Follow this simple how-to guide to create or change your site’s favicon from within WordPress’s admin dashboard.
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 …
One of the most common attacks against WordPress sites is also one of the simplest: hammer wp-login.php. Read how the Move Login plugin can help prevent it.