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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 […]

June 27, 2018

Managed WordPress and Managed WooCommerce Hosting Scope of Support

Nexcess offers numerous ways to reach out for support, ranging from chats, to tickets or phone calls. We have support technicians who know WordPress and WooCommerce. But we have more than that – we have the Most Helpful Humans in Hosting to advise and consult on any WordPress or WooCommerce needs you might have. Support […]

April 04, 2018

Will Your Managed WordPress Do Security Like This?

I remember the first time we received a phone call in the middle of the night. It woke up the entire house. I was sitting straight up in bed and wondering who was on the phone. I could hear the sounds of muffled voices from the other room. I knew it was my parents talking […]

December 28, 2017

10 Best Marketing Plugins That Every WordPress Site Needs

Marketing is a complex and competitive discipline that can make or break your business. The most effective digital marketing strategies are multi-channel. They rely on a mix of search engine optimization (SEO), social media marketing, email marketing and more to move customers through the buyer’s journey. The range of marketing skills required to effectively compete […]

December 26, 2017

The Top 10 Places to Find Great WordPress Plugins

The ability to easily extend WordPress through a vast library of plugins is definitely one of the platform’s killer features. Need a way to capture email addresses and add them to a list in MailChimp? No problem, there’s a plugin for that. Need to improve your SEO, but aren’t sure how to get started? There’s […]

July 27, 2017

WordPress Navigator: Carrie Dils

There are many aspects of the WordPress community that I love. Very near the top of my very long list is the innovation in our space. It seems like every other day I am learning about interesting projects that are filling a need or solving a problem. I wanted to take a closer look at […]

December 21, 2016

Three WordPress Website Design Trends That You Need to Know

Think about how much has changed since 2011. How many website design trends and new technologies have fallen out of favor? How many new devices made their way onto the market? How many new trends surfaced and gained in popularity? It is no surprise that WordPress has evolved with the web. The WordPress of today […]

August 22, 2016

Watch Out For WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities & Hacks, Identify Scripts & Stay Updated

My client’s website was hacked via an outdated WordPress plugin. In “Steps to Fix and Prevent a Hacked WordPress Site”, you learned how to fix a client site after a hack. The steps in that blog came from two real-life scenarios, and today we will look more closely at one of them: an outdated plugin […]

August 08, 2016

Guard Against WordPress Vulnerabilities With Scanners, Theme & Plugin Security Best Practices

If it seems as if WordPress websites are hacked more often than others, there’s some truth to that theory. WordPress vulnerabilities are common – the security firm Sucuri found that a significantly large portion of websites compromised during the first three months of 2016 ran on WordPress. Sucuri investigated 11,485 compromised sites, and 78% of […]

June 30, 2015

Top 3 WordPress Caching Plugins

One of the simplest methods of implementing caching for WordPress Hosting is through third-party plugins. Caching will speed up your site and reduce latency by temporarily storing frequently-requested data. Because repeated page requests can be slow and expensive in terms of resources, it is helpful to cache the results of those requests. Third-party caching plugins for […]