Don’t let it happen to you. One plugin can tank your WordPress site. No matter what kind of hosting you have, a bad plugin is simply bad. But how can you know which plugins will be safe to run on your site? Explore that question below by learning how to perform a plugin review. Continue reading –>
A landing page for WordPress is more than a great image or some thought-provoking text. It’s the first thing that a viewer will see when they get to your site. The old adage about first impressions does apply. We will focus on 5 basic tenets that will help to create killer landing pages.
Everyone knows people like Joe. You know, that person that you know either has an answer to your question, or at least can point you in the right direction. Joe is our local, walking, talking search engine. Joe isn’t just a good guy from Buffalo who’s generous with his time and knowledge, he’s also a musician and a coder. Joe works as a Software Engineer with BoldGrid and has a general interest in technology. Along with the many projects that he helps to develop, Joe also takes the time to be one of the organizers of the Hampton Roads Meet Up Group. Continue reading –>
Sometimes you just need a few suggestions to get going with a concept. In this case, we want a few tips on how to keep our WordPress website from being hacked. Keep in mind that these are just a few suggestions out of many that will help keep your users and your data secure. For a more in-depth discussion, check out 10 Steps to Better Website Security.
WordPress is just a system. It’s an app. But the people who use WordPress and contribute to its ongoing improvement bring their unique experiences to the program. Whether you’re just a WordPress user or a developer building plugins and contributing to the core, there’s a growing community of other WordPress users out there you can connect with. You never know what you might learn by taking WordPress off your screen and bringing it into the world. Here are five ways you can easily immerse yourself in the WordPress community.
Did you know spam makes up most of the email traffic going back and forth from inboxes all over the world? It’s not surprising at all how much spam is out there when you consider how much time you spend clearing all that crud out of your inbox. Most knowledge workers spend 5.6 hours per day checking email. All that constant checking will not only cause a serious lack of productivity but is sure to get stressful. However, managing your email can be more of a joy than a curse if you take a few simple steps. Continue reading –>
Plugins make working in WordPress super easy. If there’s a feature you don’t have, you just look for a plugin, and—most of the time—you find it. But have too many plugins slows down your site and introduces security risks.