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May 08, 2019

5 Live Client Touchpoints You Need On Every WordPress Website Project

When outlining the web design and development process, almost all freelancers and agencies list the exact same steps for building a WordPress website: discovery, design, development, and deployment. It’s a great first start, but those four steps don’t cover the whole project. When planning a new WordPress project, my outline includes more of the project: […]

April 15, 2019

How Does WordPress Work?

As a WordPress hosting client, it’s not essential that you know the nitty gritty details of how WordPress runs behind the scenes. In fact, WordPress was created so that people could focus on writing and publishing, not on the technical details. But it’s useful to have a basic understanding of the platform to help you […]

April 10, 2019

How To Add A Portfolio To Your WordPress Site With Great Photos Of Your Work

If you offer freelance creative services or run a client services agency, you’re going to need a portfolio. A portfolio is the foundation of a creative business. It showcases your work, demonstrates your skill and style, and shows prospective clients what you’re capable of. If you want to create a gorgeous online portfolio that will […]

March 25, 2019

The 5 Best WordPress Form Plugins

Whether you’re using them for lead collection, a means of contact, or registration pages, forms are an important part of your site. They help you manage leads and visitors more effectively, and – when done right – help to create incredible user experiences.

March 21, 2019

Cagematch: Drupal Vs WordPress

When it comes to designing a worthwhile website, the choice of content management system (CMS) may not be readily apparent. Complicating this choice are the almost-tribal sentiments of each system’s loyalists, each convinced of the “rightness” of their favorite. But both are open source, free to use, and provide a multitude of plug-ins and modules.  […]

March 18, 2019

10 Reasons WordPress Is a Good Choice For SEO

Is WordPress really a good choice for SEO? The short answer is yes. As an application that powers over 32.5% of the internet (we’ve got stats), WordPress has to be optimized so search engines can easily find, index, and rank content. Many professionals even recommend WordPress for SEO purposes.

March 06, 2019

WordPress Posts vs. Pages: What’s the Difference?

Pages and posts are what make WordPress such a versatile platform for content curation. Each offer unique advantages for both on-page and off-page elements, including design, functionality, aggregation, and SEO. If you’re worried whether you’re using posts and pages correctly, keep reading. This article aims to look at the differences and provide a clear rationale […]

March 02, 2019

The History of WordPress: From B2/Cafelog to Managed WordPress Hosting

For more than 15 years WordPress has been in existence, powering blogs, websites, and even eCommerce stores. One could argue that WordPress is a big deal in the web development space. Of all sites with a known content management system, WordPress accounts for 50-60% share of the global CMS market and powers 35% of the […]

February 27, 2019

Your Enterprise WordPress Site Should Be In The Cloud

Enterprise organizations choose WordPress for their primary website and for secondary sites more often than any other content management system. As we reported last year, WordPress is neck-and-neck with Adobe Experience Manager for primary sites, and the clear leader for other types of sites, including marketing sites, eCommerce stores, and internal sites.

February 21, 2019

WordPress 5.1 Encourages Site Owners To Update PHP

Is it better to maintain backward compatibility with out-of-date software or to encourage users to update to more recent versions? Backward compatibility with old versions of PHP keeps WordPress accessible to non-technical users who can’t update. On the other hand, maintaining backward compatibility is a lot of work for developers and prevents them from taking […]