Plugin Reviews

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. A statistical milestone: WordPress now powers 30% of the top 1,000,000 websites! This is over 60% market share of all content management systems (CMS) too. Ever struggled with (or unsure how to) get a YouTube video into your WordPress site? Here’s a nice simple guide to 4 methods […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Having a recent backup stored safely offsite (think Dropbox, Drive, Amazon S3…) is one of the best insurance policies you can get for your business site. Get hacked? No worries. Just restore that fresh backup! Here’s a review of 7 of the top WordPress backup plugins. My go-to […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. For WordPress security, I’ve been using and recommending Wordfence for a few years, but with a recent update they totally changed the interface , greatly reducing the quality of the user experience, in my opinion. I find the new version hard to navigate, and that doesn’t bode well […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. What’s the difference between the post title and the SEO title? Ever asked that question? Here’s a definitive explanation from Yoast. If you’re thinking about creating a WordPress-based membership site, this is the post for you! Here’s a roundup of 15 of the top membership plugins to handle […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. CRO (conversion rate optimization) is something I’m always trying to increase for my design clients. Here’s a great post showing how a few key small changes in design can have a huge impact on CRO – in this case increasing conversions by over 35%! Now, at the beginning […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Even if you use Google Analytics (and especially if you don’t) you might find adding one of these Google Analytics alternatives plugins to your WordPress site useful. Are you protecting your website? Is it enough? Learn about the 5 most common WordPress security breaches and how to protect […]

The popular Postman SMTP plugin was removed from the WordPress plugin repository earlier this month due to security issues. Thankfully, it was taken over by another Postman user and plugin developer very quickly, who fixed the security issues and released a new replacement: Post SMTP. Replacing the plugin on your own site is extremely easy; […]