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 […]
Whether you’re launching a new WordPress blog or managing an existing WordPress site, eventually you’re going to have to make a decision about comments: Are you going to enable comments or disable comments? WordPress began as a blogging platform and many WordPress blogs thrived for years with active and engaged communities who commented and fostered […]
When you’re getting ready to create a new WordPress website, one of the most important things to find is a trustworthy WordPress theme that fits your business needs, is flexible and reliable, and isn’t going to haunt you later if/when problems arise. You also don’t want to spend hours searching for the best free WordPress […]
If you’re a WordPress user without a technical background, you might find yourself looking for a freelancer to help you sooner or later. Even though WordPress is quite straightforward to use, there’s only so much you can do with your website if you can’t code. If you want a certain functionality on your site or […]
A new PWA feature plugin from Google, Automattic, and XWP lays the groundwork for turning WordPress into a Progressive Web App (PWA). Major WordPress features often start life as feature plugins: the new Gutenberg block-based editor was developed and tested as a feature plugin. The PWA plugin modifies WordPress to make it more compatible with […]
Taking over a WordPress site can be a daunting prospect. Whether you bought the site or inherited it, it’s unlikely that you will find everything as it would be if you had installed and configured it yourself.
Performance-optimized WordPress hosting is an essential component of a fast and reliable WordPress site, but hosting isn’t the only variable that affects performance. A host of other factors are involved in ensuring that the data your site sends to the browser is received and rendered as quickly as possible.
Sometimes, your WordPress site may behave in ways you don’t expect. Perhaps a widget has disappeared from its customary page, or an inscrutable string of letters and numbers are output onto the page, or instead of your WordPress site, all you can see is a blank white page. Usually, the cause of these problems is […]
Gutenberg is a new visual editor rolling out to WordPress. But to truly understand WordPress Gutenberg, you need to know it’s also a lot more than that. WordPress Gutenberg is a block-based layout engine. But more than making things look pretty, Gutenberg really opens the door for new possibilities in WordPress. Wix and SquareSpace and […]