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Jan Koch

Jan is a WordPress developer and runs an agency that specializes in building and improving WordPress websites. He writes at WP Mastery and is working with businesses and entrepreneurs across the globe. Learn more at WP Mastery.

Coding Your First WordPress Gutenberg Block

The new WordPress editor Gutenberg marks a big shift away from the TinyMCE editor towards a WYSIWYG way of building pages and writing posts. While there are many 3rd-party page builder plugins already, WordPress version 5.0 has made Gutenberg the new default editor. In today’s article, I’m going to explain how you, as a developer, […]

Common Bottlenecks That Slow Down WordPress Sites

Is your WordPress site loading slow? Many factors can slow down WordPress, but luckily you do not need to be a tech-expert to fix them. In this guide, I’ll walk you through the most common bottlenecks that slow down WordPress and present a solution to each one. You can (and should) follow along with this […]

Understanding GTmetrix Reports for Speed Analysis

One of the go-to tools for analyzing a website’s loading speed is called GTmetrix. They are one of the most-used service providers for loading speed analysis reports, alongside Pingdom and Google Pagespeed Insights. Since I do loading speed optimization for a living, I want to take some time and explain how to understand the GTmetrix […]