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November 08, 2018

Five Plugin Red Flags WordPress Hosting Clients Need To Know About

The fact that WordPress is open source and has such a huge, vibrant developer community is great. For the most part, the huge number of plugins available come with the security afforded by millions of downloads, high ratings, and reliable developers who have worked hard to become known figures in the community.

November 06, 2018

Performance And Load Testing Your WooCommerce Store

Slow-loading pages and unresponsive interface elements are kryptonite for online stores. Shoppers expect a pleasant experience, and there is nothing pleasant about looking at a loading indicator for ten seconds or trudging through a multi-step checkout process that takes what seems like forever to load each page.

November 05, 2018

Last Minute Tactics to Drive Online Holiday Sales

WooCommerce is the fastest growing eCommerce platform for small and medium businesses (SMBs) right now. The WordPress plugin provides businesses with an inexpensive and seamless way to sell online. Considering that more than 50 percent of content websites are running on WordPress, it’s not surprising that WooCommerce is the most popular choice for SMB eCommerce. […]

October 25, 2018

Getting Feedback From Customers On Your WooCommerce Store

Getting feedback from customers on your WooCommerce store is important. Data, analytics, and split testing are some of the evidence-gathering tools you have at your disposal, but in order to create a complete picture, you should be asking customers what they think directly.

October 17, 2018

What If WordPress’s New Gutenberg Editor Isn’t Right For You?

At the beginning of 2017, Matt Mullenweg announced an ambitious project to replace the WordPress editor with a modern block-based editor. Named Gutenberg after the inventor of movable-type printing, the new editor was developed as a feature plugin and then released as the Gutenberg plugin. If all goes according to plan, Gutenberg will be merged […]

October 02, 2018

Niche Vs. General Purpose WordPress Themes: Which Is Right For You?

If you are anything like me, you have a hard time choosing a WordPress theme for your site. There are thousands of premium themes and even more free themes. I’ve spent many an hour scrolling through theme marketplaces, opening theme pages in dozens of tabs, and scrutinizing demonstration sites – all in an effort to […]

September 27, 2018

Why ModSecurity Should Be Your Web Application Firewall

ModSecurity helps to protect your site from a variety of attacks by matching up known attack patterns and identifying anomalies. Here’s what you need to know about the web application firewall and how it protects you.

September 11, 2018

The Right Way To Add Custom Functions To Your WordPress Site

WordPress is rightly famed for the vast array of plugins and themes it makes available to site owners. If you want to add a feature to your WordPress site, you will almost certainly find a plugin that does the job. But, on occasion, you may find yourself in need of a minor tweak or piece […]

September 06, 2018

Magento Maintenance: Five Tasks That Will Keep Your Store Running Smoothly

Like any complex piece of software, Magento requires a bit of maintenance every now and again. As your store evolves and your business grows, new products and customer accounts are created and deleted, extensions and themes are installed or modified, and the general day-to-day operations of the store leave their mark. Diligently maintaining your store […]

September 04, 2018

Does Your WordPress Theme Meet The Official Standards?

Themes in the WordPress Theme Repository could be used by hundreds of thousands of WordPress hosting clients. The official WordPress themes have over a million active users. A popular free theme like Sydney is used on over 200,000 sites. If a theme in the official repository has compatibility issues or security vulnerabilities, many thousands of […]