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When mobile first started out, websites had to create separate mobile websites which had less content than their desktop versions. That meant twice the maintenance for a not-so-quality product.read more
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WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts Chances are you use numerous keyword shortcuts on a daily basis. You probably use them so regularly that they’ve become second nature to you. Well, WordPress has those same shortcuts, and mastering them can make your life as a webmaster or blogger much easier. WordPress offers a wide array of shortcuts that […]
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So much of marketing now happens online that it’s easy to forget how powerful offline interactions can still be. While people do spend a lot of time in front of computer and mobile device screens these days, that doesn’t mean it’s the only way to reach them.read more
Creating a website has become an easy job thanks to WordPress,though maintaining it is a tough task. If website maintenance (and WordPress security is a major part of maintenance) is not given the due attention the website will have issues such as lower website traffic and its search engine ranking will drop.read more
What the hell is wp-content?! This might be your first reaction as a WordPress beginner or if you mainly work with WordPress through the backend. After all, the average website owner spends most of their time in the dashboard. It makes sense. After all, you can perform all important tasks from here.read more
If it hasn’t happened to you, it has probably happened to a friend or colleague: a relationship with an outsourced developer starts off well but runs off the rails, taking a project right along with it. The truth is, the truth hurts: the relationship probably didn’t really start out that wellread more
The smartphone created revolutionary advancements in existing technologies and development processes. Today, the extent of the mobile app development market is large as it encompasses small-scale businesses, leading enterprises, and startups. Though WordPress was primarily thought of as a blogging platform, it is now used for much more than that, including mobile app development.read more
Bitcoin — the first decentralized currency — has been around for over eight years now. In the past, I was dismissive of it and other cryptocurrencies. The fact that cryptocurrency like Bitcoin has the potential to radically reform banking is not lost on me but is way outside of the scope of this article. Yes, …read more
If you run a multi-author site or simply need to allow other people to access and manage your site, it’s crucial that you assign each person an appropriate role. Thankfully, WordPress comes with 5 default user roles, each of which has its own set of permissions. Those user roles can help your users understand what their role is and they also ensure that no unauthorized user can perform actions that can harm your site.read more
Your website is a critical piece of your business’s online presence. This is why you spend so much time perfecting every little nook and cranny. It’s also why you make sure it’s responsive and optimized for any and every device. But is it really?read more
Your Side Hustle Deserves a Website. Here’s Why. Picking up extra work on the side is the American way these days. A new Bankrate survey found that 44 million of us have a side hustle, whether it’s selling things online, dog walking or something else.read more
Domain Authority (DA) is a strong ranking factor with search engines, but many site owners don’t take the time to set themselves apart as industry leaders and increase their own DA. As such, you may not be ranking as highly as you could be, which could impact traffic, income, and more.read more
Change your default blog category from uncategorized into something else. By default, the category of your posts will automatically be ‘uncategorized’ if you don’t decide to assign another category to it manually.read more
Regardless of the structure, size or complexity of the business, the entrepreneur is usually burdened with being the main driver for external engagement and decision making. That is where an advisory board comes in.read more
Have you ever come across a site that style their blog posts differently? Some sites have sticky posts highlighted with a custom background whereas others may have each category post styled with a unique look.read more
Do you want to customize the RSS feed footer in WordPress? This allows you to add custom text, links, or even advertisements below your post content in the RSS feed.read more
A custom dashboard in WordPress can help your clients with resources and shortcuts they need to get started.read more
To make sure that your site remains up to date with these latest practices and trends, you need to make several changes including getting quality content. Outsourcing content creation for your site is a good way to delegate the hard tasks and save time.read more
Adding an Amazon wish list button to your WordPress site makes it easy for visitors all around the world to quickly save your products or content straight to their Amazon wish list. While Amazon does offer a universal bookmarklet with this functionality, you can’t guarantee that your readers have it installed.read more
Ever wondered which WordPress maintenance tasks you should be performing regularly? After starting a blog, often users don’t perform maintenance checks unless something breaks. By running regular maintenance tasks, you can make sure that your WordPress site is always performing at its best.read more
If you are ready to make your brand internationally known, it is time you start thinking about how to best structure your website so that you can maximize its presence amongst this new audience base.
How you structure your international website in terms of domain architecture is just as important as presenting content in multiple languages for your site visitors.