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May 22, 2013

The Benefits Of Using A Content Delivery Network With WordPress And Magento

When it comes to load-times for web pages, faster is always better. It doesn’t matter how incredible a site’s content is, or how effective their social media and advertising strategies are at drawing visitors to a site. If those visitors have to wait for more than two or three seconds for the page to load, […]

May 14, 2013

WordPress Sees Increased Use in Top 100 Blogs

There are many blogging platform choices and fully researching and analyzing each can be a little overwhelming, not to mention the management often required after the blog is set up. Luckily, Pingdom has done some research for would-be bloggers and determined what platforms the Top 100 Blogs are using. Not surprisingly, perhaps, they discovered the […]

May 03, 2013

Improving Your WordPress Site’s Transactional Email

Transactional email are the emails that a WordPress site sends out to its users in response to some action they have taken. Newsletters and other promotional emails are considered to be bulk mail rather than transactional mail. Transactional email includes responses to users submitting their email addresses, commenting or getting a reply to a comment, […]

April 23, 2013

Using WordPress As An Ecommerce Platform

WordPress wasn’t intended to be used as a platform for retail, leaving many businesses and entrepreneurs asking the question – is WordPress good for ecommerce?

April 13, 2013

WordPress Sites Under Botnet Attack: Keep Your Site Secure

WordPress sites across the Internet are currently under attack from a botnet that is carrying out a brute force dictionary attack against the WordPress login page in the hope of finding correct username/password combinations. This attack is unusually large, with over 80,000 bot clients participating. Although the attack is large, it isn’t particularly sophisticated. The […]

March 28, 2013

Up-and-Coming in WordPress 3.6

Every few months the good folks over at WordPress drop a new collection of features and fixes on their eagerly waiting users. Next month will the see the –– slightly delayed –– release of WordPress 3.6. You’ll be happy to hear that this release concentrates on improving various aspects of the content editing process, which, […]

March 19, 2013

Live Chat On WordPress, Magento, and ExpressionEngine Sites

Using a live chat widget to establish a direct method of connection between a site’s visitors and its owners or customer relations and sales staff is a great way to increase user engagement, deal immediately with queries from potential customers, and gather useful data. Often, potential customers are ready to convert except for a simple […]

January 21, 2013

Give WordPress A Boost With Jetpack

One of the first decisions to be made after choosing to use WordPress is where to host it. The two major options are self-hosting or free hosting on the WordPress.com cloud hosting platform. There are advantages to both, but for a business site or a personal site that the user needs to have complete control […]

December 21, 2012

What To Look Forward To In WordPress 3.5

The last major WordPress release was nearly six months ago. It brought with it a host of improvements to the WordPress user and developer experience, including a new theme customizer and better handling of image captions. Never ones to rest on their laurels, the WordPress community is preparing for their second major update of the […]

November 13, 2012

Event Planning With WordPress

Anyone who has organized even a simple social event like a party knows that getting everyone together in the same place at the same time takes a lot of effort. The planning and coordination of larger events like conferences, conventions, or music festivals are orders of magnitude more complex. There is an entire industry dedicated […]