Weekly Links Roundup – Booking Plugins, GDPR Resources, Image Optimization Plugins
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 is coming up on May 25! To mark this event (which has a number of my clients and colleagues very concerned), here are a few of the resources I’ve found as I’ve been updating my own sites to comply.
- The Complete WordPress GDPR Guide: What Does the New Data Regulation Mean for Your Website, Business and Data? – This is the big one for WordPress site owners so far. Lots of useful info here.
- Worried About WordPress and the GDPR? Start here – A good overview of the issues plus a list of resources.
Finally… If you have images on your site, they need to be optimized – otherwise they can slow down page loading (if you have a lot of images, this becomes even more important). Here’s a comparison of 6 WordPress image optimization plugins – my current favorite is ShortPixel.