Managed WordPress hosting has become a hot product over the last few years. The advantages of good hosting are that your site will load faster, making your customers happy, and helping you rank higher in search engines. Many businesses start out with $10/month shared hosting, which generally sucks. Cheap shared hosting makes money for the […]
If you run any sort of business, you already understand how important your website is to your marketing and revenue generation. Most businesses can’t afford to have their websites go down or be out of commission. Bu one of the biggest things that businesses should be doing, but aren’t doing is getting regular backups of […]
Just a few days ago, the very first Sacramento WordCamp took place. WordCamps are conferences centered around WordPress, the platform that powers one out of every four websites on Earth. This was significant, as Sacramento was perhaps the largest American city to never host a WordCamp prior to now. I had the opportunity to give […]
One of the best new features in WordPress 4.3 is the addition of strong passwords by default. Why is this important? How does this affect new users? What should you do if you already have a user profile?
Some of you may have woken up this morning to emails from Google Webmaster Tools, telling you Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS files on your site. If you have a WordPress site with a robots.txt file, this may be the cause. Up until July 28th, 2015, it was common for Google to crawl WordPress […]
In my last post, I talked about the need to update your version of WordPress and plugins regularly. The reality is that someone has to do this, whether it is someone internal, or an outside web professional. But according to today’s stats (April 29th, 2015) — on what version of WordPress people are running on […]
There’s a huge problem with the way many WordPress themes are currently built, marketed, and sold. The ecosystem is beginning to change, ever so slowly, but major changes need to be made for the good of the WordPress platform, theme marketplaces, and the agencies and clients that rely on themes. The situation currently illustrating this […]