News FeedThis is a collection of articles from around the web, which I have saved for my own purposes. Mainly to assist me in tracking trends and emergence of new technologies and procedures.
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.
The Internet has revolutionized the way we live, communicate, and do business. There’s almost no company out there anymore that doesn’t rely on the world wide web in some sort of capacity. In addition to that, mainly thanks to mobile devices, the online world has permeated our entire lives.read more
In the last 14 years, WordPress has grown into a fully flexible content management system. However, with that growth comes the need to add non-standard endpoints to our workflow. Because these endpoints aren’t covered by the theme template hierarchy, wp-admin, or the default notes of the WordPress REST API, they have to be createdread more
Divi includes a blog module to display your posts in a full width or grid layout. It’s a nice module and gets the job done. What if you wanted different layouts and features?read more
Your website’s speed can make it or break it when it comes to goal conversion rates and offering a positive user experience. These aren’t the dial-up days anymore – your visitors have gotten used to not needing to wait for websites to load.read more
Being a freelancer is awesome. It’s hard work, but it’s awesome. I spent nearly a decade teaching college English before I struck out on my own as a freelancer, and I don’t regret the career change even a little. When I first made the transition, I knew I wanted to work with WordPress.read more
You start a business and think, “Well, the hard work is done. Now it’s time to make money.” Right… But where is that money going to come from? Sorry to burst your bubble, but there’s still a lot more work to be done here.read more
Your security scans have come back positive and it’s confirmed: your website has been successfully infiltrated. What do you do? Let’s walk you through the process of what next steps you should take to recover from a hacked WordPress site.read more
The term Progressive Web App refers to a group of technologies, such as service workers, and push notifications, that can bring native-like performance and user experience to web apps. The term got coined back in 2015 by designer Frances Berriman and Google Chrome engineer Alex Russell.read more