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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. […]

January 21, 2019

17 Actionable Strategies to Increase Magento Sales

17 Actionable Strategies to Increase Magento Sales

The goal of every Magento store is to increase online sales, and almost every day, a new strategy for doing so seems to pop up. But keeping up to date with the latest and greatest of these can be an impossible task, especially when you’re confronted by the enormous number of options available and need […]

January 21, 2019

An Introduction to Using Gutenberg with WooCommerce

On December 6th, 2018 the controversial new editor experience for WordPress dropped and it’s called Gutenberg. While many are concerned about how it was rolled out I don’t think that anyone can deny that Gutenberg is the future of WordPress. That also means that Gutenberg is the future of WooCommerce, so let’s dive in and […]

January 18, 2019

How Do You Add Custom Fields to WooCommerce Products?

Add Custom Fields to WooCommerce Products

Depending on your business model, you might need to add custom fields to your WooCommerce products. Those could be text fields, select boxes, radio buttons, or any other type of input you can think of. You can add them so that they only show in the backend when managing your orders, or you can display […]