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January 25, 2021

Caching for WordPress

If you have used a computer, you have dealt with cache. Perhaps you’ve heard that “clearing the cache” can help you speed up your browser. Perhaps you’ve then felt it was contradictory that cache was supposed to speed up your browsing experience.  So what exactly is cache and for what purpose do we use it? […]

January 22, 2021

Local WordPress Development with Valet

Valet is designed to support WordPress out of the box, along with other CMS’s like Craft and Statamic. Let’s dig into how to get a WordPress site running on Valet.

January 20, 2021

Using Composer with WordPress

Let’s take a look at one of the newer tools for WordPress development – Composer, a dependency manager for PHP.

January 08, 2021

What is Beaver Builder Page Builder? A Feature-Rich WordPress Page Builder

While WordPress comes with a standard editor, oftentimes designers need more flexibility and control over page content – and that’s where Beaver Builder comes in!

November 27, 2020

75% Off 3 Months of Managed Hosting: Position Yourself for Your Best Year Yet with Our Best Deal Ever

This was a rollercoaster year, but it was also the turning point for the total takeover of ecommerce. We’re bringing more content and commerce businesses online than ever with an unprecedented Black Friday deal for new Nexcess customers.

November 17, 2020

What’s the Difference Between WordPress Hosting & Web Hosting?

When searching for a web hosting provider, you’ll find a lot of different options and deciding which to choose can be overwhelming. WordPress is usually a safe bet when starting out with a website – it offers a simple but powerful set of tools to get you started in no time, and because of its […]

November 12, 2020

What the Best Product Pages Do Right

How to do ecommerce product pages right

If you don’t put any effort into your product pages, the natural outcome is little traction with your site.

October 28, 2020

The Top 5 SEO Plugins for WordPress Compared

The Top 5 SEO Plugins for WordPress Compared

Whether your WordPress website is a personal blog, ecommerce store, or hosting website, choosing the right SEO plugin shouldn’t be ignored. In this post, we’re comparing the top SEO plugins for WordPress, so you can learn how to best optimize your site for search engines.

October 23, 2020

What Automatic Plugin and Theme Updates Mean for Managed WordPress Hosting

What Automatic Plugin and Theme Updates Mean for Managed WordPress Hosting

As you may have heard, WordPress 5.5 introduces a User Interface (UI) for toggling automatic plugin and theme updates. The underlying functionality has actually existed in WordPress since automatic core updates were introduced way back in WordPress 3.7, but for the first time WordPress core is shipping with a user interface for controlling what gets updated.

October 19, 2020

Use WordPress Testing Tools to Build Your Plugin & Run Unit Tests in Github Actions

Today we’re going to cover how to combine concepts from unit testing best practices and Github Actions so that we’re running our tests automatically with Github actions when pushing new code to the repository.