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12 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Blog

There’s a reason people always say “hindsight is 20/20.” It’s much easier, when you have more experience, to look back and see what you could have done differently or better. Blogging is no different. Every seasoned blogger, now that they have more experience and education, has a laundry list of things they wish they would […]

8 Ways To Collect Donations On Your WordPress Blog

Whether you’re a non-profit, charity, NGO, club, or other organization that needs to raise money, you need to be able to collect and manage donations on your WordPress website. With that in mind, here is a list of 8 WordPress plugins you can use to accept donations and manage donors. 8 WordPress Plugins to Accept […]

Where is the Best Place to Put Social Media Links on Your WordPress Website?

When social media was first taking off and business owners figured out they could build a social media following by promoting their social networks on their WordPress websites, social media links, icons, and buttons were stuck in the header, the navigation, the sidebar, the footer, and even in the content. But social media has grown […]

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 […]

Debunking 4 Myths on Shared IP vs Dedicated IP Addresses

In my last post, we continued our discussion about Shared and Dedicated IP addresses with a focus on business resources. We expanded on the initial post which introduced the technology and focused on the three core facets of Internet business required to stay relevant: stability, resource utilization, and reputation. In this final post of the […]

A Real-World Guide to Using Gutenberg

Gutenberg is the new post editor that will be published with WordPress version 5. Its name derives from Johannes Gutenberg, who invented the printing press. Matt Mullenweg, the founder of WordPress, and his team aim to simplify creating content with WordPress. To be fair, Gutenberg is not officially ready for using it on production systems […]