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March 19, 2019

Keep Your Site Fast with Mod_PageSpeed, Now Available for Nexcess Cloud

Slow sites crush eCommerce. Your customers will rebound quickly and forget about your lumbering load times when they flee to your competition. The same can’t be said for your site. Even if you dropped time and money on a sleek interface, marketing, and captivating copy,  even a 2-second load time will send your customers for […]

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 11, 2019

Headless Drupal: What Is It and What Are the Advantages?

This article looks at Headless Drupal, providing an overview of what it is, and what some of the pros and cons are to implementing it. Traditional Drupal website have often been monolithic. This has meant that Drupal is responsible for both content management on the back-end and content rendering on the front-end. Headless architecture changes […]

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

Learn all about WordPress history, from the beginning to now. Read this blog to get a brief history of WordPress and an overview of website hosting history.
February 28, 2019

What are the Five Best WordPress Photo Gallery Plugins?

WordPress photo gallery plugins

Whether you’re a travel blogger, food blogger or fashion blogger showing off vacation spots, delicious meals, and outfit choices, or you’re a photographer, destination, or retail shop highlighting your brand experience, at some point you’re going need to add a gallery of photos or several photo galleries to your WordPress website. And, because you know […]

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

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 […]

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 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.