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December 29, 2016

A Guide To Accepting Guest Posts On Your WordPress Blog

Allowing guest posts on your business blog is effective for building relationships, increasing the amount of content you publish, and attracting incoming links and increased social sharing. But, as any editor will tell you, accepting content submissions can be a lot of work, especially in light of the embrace of “guest posting” by spammers and […]

December 28, 2016

What Is Cloaking And Why Is It Harmful To A WordPress Site’s SEO?

This August, the company behind the WordPress security plugin WordFence published a blog post revealing that the popular 404 to 301 plugin injected advertising into pages of the WordPress sites on which it was installed. The advertising was for low-grade and potentially scammy services like payday loan companies and escort agencies. But if you — […]

December 27, 2016

How Does Premium Managed Hosting Improve Your WordPress Site’s Performance?

If you have a WordPress website, you need web hosting built to support the WordPress application. A web host provides the server a WordPress application runs on and the network that connects it to the internet. It’s not difficult to install WordPress onto a server. It’s not something that should be attempted by someone with […]

December 21, 2016

Three WordPress Website Design Trends That You Need to Know

Think about how much has changed since 2011. How many website design trends and new technologies have fallen out of favor? How many new devices made their way onto the market? How many new trends surfaced and gained in popularity? It is no surprise that WordPress has evolved with the web. The WordPress of today […]

December 20, 2016

Finding And Fixing Broken Links On Your WordPress Site

Links are an important part of the web, but they’re fragile. Every link is a pointer to a fixed location, and the web is constantly evolving, which means links break all the time — a process called link rot. When a user clicks on a broken link they see an error instead of the content […]

December 14, 2016

WordPress.org Warns Plugin Developers Not To “Incentivize” Plugin Reviewers

WordPress.org has warned plugin developers against paying or otherwise giving incentives to users for reviews, whether those reviews are positive or not. Until recently, there was no clear guideline about what was acceptable where review incentives were concerned, but a recently published blog post makes it clear that the WordPress.org team are strongly opposed to […]

December 13, 2016

Why Are WordPress Developers So Excited About The New Content API Endpoints?

WordPress 4.7 introduced many new features and enhancements. Users are most likely to be interested in the Customizer enhancements or the ability to quickly activate starter content for new themes. But it’s the inclusion of new content API endpoints that has developers talking. While the new endpoints don’t directly change the experience of WordPress users, […]

December 08, 2016

Five WordPress Blogging Mistakes That Will Damage Your Business’ Reputation

A popular blog can make a big difference to your bottom line. It will increase traffic to your site, and, if the content is targeted properly, much of that traffic will make a purchase or promote your business. But business blogging is not as easy as it might seem. If you aren’t careful, your business […]

December 07, 2016

Why Doesn’t My WordPress Theme Look Like The Demo Theme?

When I first used WordPress, several years ago, I bought a premium theme from a well-known marketplace. I decided on that particular theme because I liked the way its demo site looked. Most theme developers and marketplaces provide a demonstration site so that potential buyers can take a theme for a spin before they buy […]

December 06, 2016

How Much Does A WordPress Site Owner Need To Know About WordPress?

This July, Andrey “Rarst” Savchenko, published a controversial article entitled WordPress crusade against technical responsibility, in which he makes the claim that WordPress, in its efforts to democratize publishing, has created a dangerous situation where people with minimal technical knowledge pose a security risk to themselves and others. Obviously, we disagree with the basic premise […]