WordPress Speed Optimization: How to Lower Website Load Time

Slow load times on WordPress are one of the most frustrating things a website owner or user can experience. How likely is a user to continue using a website that takes forever to load? Not likely at all. Often it can be difficult to find the root cause of a slow loading website. Likely it … Read more

6 Reasons Why WordPress is (Still) the Best Choice for Your Blog or Business

If you’ve ever considered launching your own website or blog, I’m willing to bet you’ve heard of WordPress – an open source content management system (CMS) that revolutionized how everyday people do business and publish content online. In a matter of minutes, anyone can get a hosting account, install WordPress and have a website up … Read more

Create an email list for WordPress with MailChimp

If you have a WordPress site with regularly updated content or if you sell a product or service you could benefit from an email list. An email list allows visitors to subscribe to your website and get an email whenever you post something new to the site or want to send new information to potential … Read more

WordPress.com or WordPress.org: What should you choose?

What is WordPress? Before diving into the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org we need to know what WordPress in general is. It is a content management system (CMS). That means it is a system for creating and managing websites in a structured and organized manner. Content management systems are very modular. Allowing for the easy … Read more

Eliminate WordPress spam with reCAPTCHA v3

It seems like everywhere you go nowadays you are hit with spam: spam email, spam phone calls, spam text messages, spam everything. We can’t always stop those types of spam but we can absolutely put a stop to WordPress comment spam. Spam comments are a major problem for website owners and administrators. A lot of … Read more

WordPress child themes: What are they and do you need one?

Have you ever edited your theme files only to have those changes lost when your theme was updated? If so, you need a child theme. A child theme is a way of modifying your current WordPress theme without editing the current theme (parent theme). The current theme you have installed doesn’t become a parent theme … Read more

How to easily add a favicon or site icon to WordPress

What is a favicon or site icon? A favicon or site icon is the small icon you see on the left side of a browser tab. It is usually a company logo or a small icon used to represent a website. It is also used as a home screen icon on mobile phones if you … Read more

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