WordPress Speed Optimization: Beating The New Google PageSpeed Insights

Beyond being a thorn in the side of many a WordPress webmaster, Google’s PageSpeed Insights tool is also one of the most well-known tools for WordPress speed optimization. This free tool accepts your site’s URL and spits back two scores that indicate how optimized your site is for mobile and desktop visitors. These scores are no longer just theoretical – they’re now based on real performance data, and they also…

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20+ Very Best Portfolio WordPress Themes for 2019

Your portfolio website should be the best possible representation of your work, how you present yourself and your work to potential clients, existing customers, and strangers alike. Choosing the right WordPress portfolio theme is incredibly important, but it can be difficult to find the right theme and know you’re making the right choice. There are good and bad WordPress portfolio themes, so it’s important to pay attention to code quality,…

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ClassicPress: Alternative to WordPress without Gutenberg & React.js

There’s a major shift in WordPress with Gutenberg. It’s an ambitious project lead mostly by the people at Automattic to change the WordPress TinyMCE editor, in a radical way. It brings a new paradigm – a so-called “Block” to WordPress. Each component such as Paragraph, Image, or Headings is now a block built with React.js. However, the use of React.js has sparked some hot debates within the WordPress community, highlighting…

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5 must-have features for your WordPress e-commerce website

First, let’s look at what you might need to add these features. What are the tools for a great e-commerce website WordPress is a great base upon which to build any e-commerce store. What’s more, WordPress comes replete with plugins that enable you to add features and functionalities without the need for complex coding, like Toolset. Combine it with WooCommerce, and you’ve got yourself a powerful combination of e-commerce management…

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12 Tips for Starting Your Very First Blog

Starting your very first blog will be a different experience than you’ve ever had before. Think of it in terms of learning to ride a bike. Some take very little prompting and make little to no mistakes before they begin sailing down the road. Others fall hundreds of times before they’re able to ride. Many others need a little push from behind and some guidance from a friendly hand, helping…

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Tips on how to Create a Successful Blogger Media Kit

Yes, being a professional blogger is a full time job. And bloggers, vloggers, youtubers or influencers work with brands to sustain themselves. But how do you approach brands to work with you when you’re the new blogger in town? By using creative and professional media kits! Every blogger who wants to be taken into account needs one. And it’s not because I say so. Let’s dig deeper into what a…

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What does Facebook know about you?

Social media remains a popular internet application, and is a powerful platform for connecting with family and friends, as well as finding like minded individuals across many topics. Dating back over a decade to 2004, Facebook remains the leader in social media, with 2.23 billion users worldwide, and is also the most popular social media app in the US with over 168 million users. With over two billion folks looking…

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What type of website do you want to build?

Deciding on the type of website you’re making right from the outset can save you plenty of time in the long run. Because if you spend time and effort on making a certain type of site, only to be forced to try and turn it into something entirely different, it can be quite a painful – not to mention costly – experience. This scenario is especially true of e-commerce sites,…

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