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February 18, 2019

The 5 Top Takeaways From Magento Live Australia 2019

Magento Live Australia has come and gone, and another year of informative information, actionable strategies, and future predictions has passed. For Merchants, changes to Magento such as the 2.3.1 update, came with a promise of increased accessibility and improve integration. For developers, roundtables, discussions, and future developments came with both personal, professional, and business recommendations […]

February 14, 2019

Top Plugins To Improve Customer Retention On WooCommerce

Customer retention is key to building a successful and sustainable eCommerce business. Loyal customer spend more and visit more often. They are more likely to promote your store to their network. Customer retention is also less expensive than customer acquisition. Investing in customer retention and loyalty is just as important as filling the purchase funnel […]

February 13, 2019

Does WordPress Autoblogging Have A Role In 2019?

WordPress Autoblogging

Autoblogging was once a popular way to use WordPress. Autoblogging plugins could pull in content from other websites and republish it, creating a low-cost and low-effort site that attracted search traffic and generated advertising revenue.

February 11, 2019

10 Ways to Attract New Customers To Your eCommerce Store

So you’ve set up your ecommerce store, you’ve found excellent products, and now you’re sitting back and enjoying the profits. Only you’re not, because no one is visiting your site. Just like with brick and mortar stores, eCommerce stores need to attract new customers in order to make a profit and maintain growth.

February 07, 2019

Beating Back Bad Bots On Your WordPress Site

Most web traffic is generated not by humans, but by software. Last year, just over half of all web traffic was machine generated — no humans in the loop. Software web users are called bots. Bots can be divided into the good and the bad. There are more bad bots than good by a wide […]

February 07, 2019

Your New 16-Step WordPress Maintenance Checklist: 2019 Edition

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: WordPress maintenance can be a pain. Almost all WordPress users have heard stories about plugin updates or theme updates breaking sites, or worse, websites getting hacked. This WordPress maintenance checklist will take away the pain from keeping your website running stable and secure. It’ll give you […]

February 06, 2019

Five Must-Have Tools For WordPress Theme Developers

The WordPress theme development scene is as vibrant as it ever has been. As WordPress and WooCommerce continue to grow in popularity, the market for themes grows too. Professional theme developers can build a business creating custom themes for clients or selling themes in the many theme marketplaces. And, even if you don’t want to […]

February 04, 2019

WordPress Basics: What Is A Static Front Page?

WordPress began life as a content management system focused on blogging. In the decade and a half since, it grew into a full-fledged content management system suited to any sort of site, including business sites and eCommerce stores. But WordPress still has its blog-engine DNA, and, when first installed, is configured to publish a list […]

January 28, 2019

How Will WordPress 5.0 and the Gutenberg Editor Affect My Site?

WordPress has changed forever, and we’d like to say those changes are for the better. For many they are, for others, they have come with a lot of uncertainty. Mainly, how will WordPress 5.0 affect your website, and is the Gutenberg editor going to cause problems?

January 23, 2019

The Hottest Trends from WordPress in 2018

The new year is here and thus we should take a minute or two to reflect on WordPress in 2018. What new features were released? What WordPress trends evolved? Which trends disappeared? 2018 has been an exciting year in the WordPress community with plenty of discussions going on, especially toward the end of the year. […]