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Author : Jan Koch
September 11, 2019

Building a WordPress Agency Into a Media Brand

The following article is with Lee Jackson, Founder of Angled Crown, a leading WordPress development agency and media brand with a mission to help agency owners focus on and engage their true strengths as they build reputations as the “go-to leaders” in the communities they serve. We sat down with him to find out about […]

August 30, 2019

WooCommerce Reporting: 3 Tips to Get the Most out of Your Shop

Scaling an eCommerce business is impossible if you do not have proper reporting. Thankfully, the full control and flexibility of WooCommerce means that you are not tied to another platform’s determination for what you need for your reports. You’re completely in control of your data needs. In this article, I’ll explain what you can do […]

July 02, 2019

Do’s and Don’ts of WooCommerce Maintenance

Maintaining a WordPress site can be tricky enough. WooCommerce maintenance is a whole different animal. Even with solid hosting providers that focus on WooCommerce hosting, it’s easy to break your shop if you don’t know what you’re doing. Think of this post as a guide on maintaining WooCommerce for the highest performance and uptime. Please […]

May 22, 2019

How Do WordPress Caching Plugins Work?

With loading speed being one of the crucial factors that make or break the success of a WordPress website, WordPress caching plugins are all over the place these days. There are free caching plugins and premium ones. Companies bombard us with their marketing, explaining why their WordPress caching plugin is the best one. Ever wonder: […]

February 07, 2019

Your New 16-Step WordPress Maintenance Checklist: 2019 Edition

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: WordPress maintenance can be a pain. Almost all WordPress users have heard stories about plugin updates or theme updates breaking sites, or worse, websites getting hacked. This WordPress maintenance checklist will take away the pain from keeping your website running stable and secure. It’ll give you […]

January 23, 2019

The Hottest Trends from WordPress in 2018

The new year is here and thus we should take a minute or two to reflect on WordPress in 2018. What new features were released? What WordPress trends evolved? Which trends disappeared? 2018 has been an exciting year in the WordPress community with plenty of discussions going on, especially toward the end of the year. […]

January 18, 2019

How Do You Add Custom Fields to WooCommerce Products?

Depending on your business model, you might need to add custom fields to your WooCommerce products. Those could be text fields, select boxes, radio buttons, or any other type of input you can think of. You can add them so that they only show in the backend when managing your orders, or you can display […]

November 08, 2018

BlogVault and MalCare: Redefining WordPress Security with Founder Akshat Choudhary

The following article is with Akshat Choudhary, founder of BlogVault and MalCare, two leading security products in the WordPress Community. We sat down with him to find out more about his recent success with MalCare, how he did it, and what we can all learn from him about keeping our WordPress sites secure. Akshat, thanks […]

October 17, 2018

A Real-World Guide to Using Gutenberg

Gutenberg is the new post editor that will be published with WordPress version 5. Its name derives from Johannes Gutenberg, who invented the printing press. Matt Mullenweg, the founder of WordPress, and his team aim to simplify creating content with WordPress. To be fair, Gutenberg is not officially ready for using it on production systems […]

October 08, 2018

Adding WooCommerce to the Genesis Framework

Adding WooCommerce to the Genesis Framework is one of the best ways to build a stable and fast running eCommerce site. Due to the nature of the Genesis Framework, it has some quirks though. In this article, I’m going to walk you through the most important steps of the installation and customization process for your […]