Security Issues

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Looking for an easy way to check for broken links on your WordPress site? There is a plugin for this (of course there is!) called Broken Links Checker, but this plugin is banned by some hosts because it puts a high load on the server. Fortunately there are […]

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. 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 […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. How to keep Google from indexing your WordPress site for search… Wait! Why would you want to do that? Isn’t the whole point to get found in search? Normally, it is. But there are some situations when you might not want your pages indexed, including sites-in-development, private sites […]

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. 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 […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. When clients get started using Google Analytics they’ll often notice they have a high bounce rate (the percentage of visitors who enter the site on a page and bounce right off the site without going to any other pages). What’s an acceptable bounce rate? And if yours is […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Looking for some inspiration for your new (or old) WordPress ecommerce site? Here are more than 30 real-world ecommerce examples to view, almost all of which use either WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads. If you’re considering a security/firewall/CDN solution, two of the best for WordPress are featured in this […]