WordPress Performance

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. I know it’s been a few weeks, but June is busy – a weekend trip, Comic Con, a new kitten… But today I’m getting caught up. If you’re worried about long load times for your website (and you should be) one of the optimizations you can try is […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. If you have any kind of services website where you need to manage appointments, consider using one of these 10 WordPress booking plugins. I haven’t used any of these in client sites, though I’ve had several good experiences using BirchPress Scheduler (both the free and commercial versions). GDPR […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Have you heard about Gutenberg yet? Don’t worry – if you haven’t, you will, very soon. Let’s start now: what is Gutenberg? It’s a massive change to the way you enter content in WordPress, and it’s coming (most likely) with WordPress 5.0, sometime in 2018. Take this opportunity […]

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. Yoast SEO can be an overwhelming plugin for newbies. If you’re a beginner, here’s a good, basic introduction to Yoast SEO. Speed matters. If your site is slow to load, it’s almost certainly having an impact on your business whether you realize it or not. In WordPress, there’s […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Looking for a calendar plugin? You’ll find a lot of them in the WordPress plugin repository… to help make sense of the offerings check out this review of the Six Best Event Calendar Plugins for WordPress. I’m a fan of The Events Calendar, although it is definitely not […]

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 […]