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August 30, 2018

Should You Turn Off WordPress Comments? Several Things To Consider

Whether you’re launching a new WordPress blog or managing an existing WordPress site, eventually you’re going to have to make a decision about comments: Are you going to enable comments or disable comments? WordPress began as a blogging platform and many WordPress blogs thrived for years with active and engaged communities who commented and fostered […]

August 29, 2018

How To Decide If A WordPress Theme Provider Is Trustworthy

When you’re getting ready to create a new WordPress website, one of the most important things to find is a trustworthy WordPress theme that fits your business needs, is flexible and reliable, and isn’t going to haunt you later if/when problems arise. You also don’t want to spend hours searching for the best free WordPress […]

August 24, 2018

Link Building for eCommerce Businesses

In my previous two posts here on Nexcess, I talked about technical SEO and keyword research for eCommerce companies. Both of these form the base of a great SEO strategy. Without a crawlable website or pages on your site targeting keywords with search volume that are relevant to your business, you will never rank. But […]

August 22, 2018

4 Step Workflow for Collaborating With a WordPress Freelancer

If you’re a WordPress user without a technical background, you might find yourself looking for a freelancer to help you sooner or later. Even though WordPress is quite straightforward to use, there’s only so much you can do with your website if you can’t code. If you want a certain functionality on your site or […]

August 13, 2018

Getting a T-Shirt Store with Printful Up and Running with WooCommerce

Customized t-shirts with fun logos are all the rage today. From sassy quotes to puns, and favorite superheroes to inspirational statements, we see people expressing their individuality in a number of different ways. Are you planning to set up such a t-shirt store yourself? Well, there are a few things you’ll need to get your […]

July 17, 2018

How to Do Keyword Research for Ecommerce SEO

When you’re building your eCommerce empire, whether on WooCommerce or another platform, thinking about SEO from the start is imperative if you want to minimize costs and have the best chance to succeed long term. Last time, I talked about technical SEO for eCommerce. Using those strategies you can ensure that your website is crawl-able […]

July 11, 2018

How to Understand WordPress Gutenberg: Beyond an Editor

Gutenberg is a new visual editor rolling out to WordPress. But to truly understand WordPress Gutenberg, you need to know it’s also a lot more than that. WordPress Gutenberg is a block-based layout engine. But more than making things look pretty, Gutenberg really opens the door for new possibilities in WordPress. Wix and SquareSpace and […]

July 06, 2018

WooCommerce Payment Gateways: Choosing the Right One for Your Online Store

Online store owners spend hours meticulously tinkering and tweaking their ecommerce site’s look and design, yet give less consideration to how their customers will actually pay for their products and services. Given that 12 percent of customers will abandon their cart if the checkout process is too complicated, choosing the wrong payment gateway can hurt […]

July 05, 2018

WooCommerce Security: How Secure Is Your Customer’s Data?

For online store owners, cybersecurity is mission critical. Today, you’re not just selling products and services, you’re selling a secure shopping experience. When customers don’t trust you enough to enter their payment information, you get high rates of shopping cart abandonment. But cybersecurity threats are constantly evolving and getting more sophisticated. Now, hackers use so-called […]

June 29, 2018

WordPress Plugins: Getting Started with WPPB Boilerplate

As WordPress developers, we have the responsibility to build plugins that benefit our users not just by the functionality our plugins add. Our plugins also should avoid loading unnecessary resources, shouldn’t slow down the backend and should be easy to use, like the WPPB boilerplate plugin. Remember, the WordPress ecosystem breeds on open-source code and […]