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January 17, 2019

What Does PHP 5.6’s End-of-Life Mean For WordPress Users?

What Does PHP 5.6’s End-of-Life Mean For WordPress Users?

PHP 5.6 is the most widely used minor version of a programming language on the web. The PHP language is used on 79% of websites where the server-side language is known. PHP 5 is used on 58% of the web, and PHP 5.6 is used on around a quarter of all websites. It would not […]

January 16, 2019

Using WordPress Logs To Understand Activity On Your Site

WordPress has a fairly simple interface, but there is a lot happening beneath the surface that you don’t see. Every page load and configuration change may trigger dozens of functions which, in turn, may trigger dozens more. Most of the time, the activity is hidden and that’s a good thing: you don’t need to know […]

January 16, 2019

How Do I Design An Effective Homepage For My WordPress Blog?

While many visitors may enter your site for the first time through a blog post, your homepage is the virtual front door of your WordPress blog. When someone visits your site directly through your main URL, it is the first page of your website they will see. Your homepage represents the first opportunity to make […]

January 14, 2019

Five Extensions to Boost Magento Store Sales

Magento is a mature and feature-rich eCommerce application. It has everything a retailer needs to build an online store. But Magento, as richly endowed as it is, can’t be all things to all retailers. That’s why the Magento Marketplace and Magento extensions exist. They give developers the opportunity to put their own spin on essential […]

January 14, 2019

What’s a Tracking Pixel and How Can I Install and Use It on My WooCommerce Store?

What is a tracking pixel? How do tracking pixels work? Learn how to make a pixel for a website. Master adding a tracking pixel to a website in this blog.
January 11, 2019

How Do I Find and Choose a Merchant Service Provider?

Credit cards have been around since the 1920s when oil companies and hotel chains began issuing them to their customers to buy at other brick-and-mortar outlets. Today, a big chunk of credit card transactions have moved online. Now, a single credit card transaction requires an intricate web of payment processors and encryption software to authorize […]

January 09, 2019

Does Your WordPress Site Really Need Web Fonts?

The web is rich with images and video, but it is primarily a textual medium dominated by the written word. The web is all about reading, and that means we have to pay attention to typography.

January 07, 2019

How to Reduce Bounce Rate on Your WordPress Site

How to Reduce Bounce Rate on Your WordPress Site
High bounce rate hurts your site. Read this article to learn how to reduce bounce rate in WordPress with these expert tips.
January 07, 2019

Multiple Payment Gateways: Are There Advantages For Your Ecommerce Business?

The idea of a single payment platform seems smart to many new business owners because it simplifies the process. But having multiple gateways actually offers a ton of advantages that help make your business more profitable. What are multiple payment options? And are they right for your store? Here are a few pros and cons […]

January 02, 2019

How To Add Social Media Logins To A WooCommerce Store

Making it easier to log in and check out is the most effective way to reduce cart abandonment. Social media logins allow shoppers to quickly log in using their social media accounts, reducing the amount of work shoppers have to do to buy your products.