Blog

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. This question still comes up occasionally… if you want to display an email address on your website, can you keep it from being ‘harvested’ by spam bots? Yes, you can. The venerable Email Address Encoder plugin is perfect for this – just install it. That’s it, nothing else […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Is your website suffering from a lack of conversions? Here’s a guide to four common problems that drive low conversion rates and how to address them. I’ll add a fifth: no or ineffective calls-to-action (or sometimes, way too many!). Do you make it clear what you want your […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Here’s another roundup of the top ecommerce plugins for WordPress – but I dissent on Shopp. Shopp used to be a really good and well-supported ecommerce platform, but their support fell through the floor years ago. It got to the point where I wondered if it was still […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Let’s start with something a bit unpleasant… Earlier this month it was reported that WooCommerce.com has dropped its customary 50% discount for renewals of its extensions. Instead, renewing customers will now be paying full price. This is likely to be especially irritating to customers who have set up […]

With summer vacations and other distractions, keeping up with your business website’s needs can take a backseat to other things. Let WP Minder help you keep everything safely up-to-date and covered in case of an emergency with these two special offers on our Starter Plans: 20% off our Starter WordPress Maintenance Plan for 6 Months […]

FAQ accordion example

There are many ways to create an FAQ page, some more useful and usable than others. Here I’ll talk a few that I see often, and make a suggestion on a better way to handle FAQs. #1 – The simple list. This goes something like this. Question 1 Answer 1 Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer […]

Born to Blog cover

I was going through my business bookshelf last weekend and thought I would start sharing some of the best books that have helped me out  as I grow my own company… Here we go. Good Reference Books for Bloggers Whether you’re an experienced blogger or just considering adding a blog to your business site to help […]

Yesterday WordPress 4.7.5 was released – it’s a security release that fixes 6 important security problems. WP Minder clients are already updated, but if you haven’t already done so, it’s recommended to update right away. For more information on the specifics, view the article from WP Tavern.