Not all fonts are created equal, and using some could be detrimental to your website. This article provides 5 examples of fonts you should never use.
Dark web patterns are deceptive techniques used to trick you into a decision. Here are some examples of a concerning new trend to be aware of but never use.
If someone visits your website, will that person stay for more than a few seconds? These 3 ideas will help get your visitors to stay on your site longer.
What should you do if you discover a bug in WordPress? Use these four steps to create a ticket and report it to the development team.
Some websites provide code snippets to paste into your site, but they could create problems. Here are some things to consider before you embed code into your WordPress site.
How will your website change because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Here are some ideas for how your site should be different than it was before the coronavirus.
WP-VCD is a WordPress malware threat that has existed since at least 2017. Now, it’s back, disguising itself as several plugins related to the coronavirus. Here’s more information on the new threat and how to protect your website.
With COVID-19 shutting down many physical businesses, many retail operations are scrambling to migrate their businesses online. Here are 2 tips to help.
With many nations under quarantine and many more places almost to that point, how does the COVID-19 outbreak affect your website?
What’s new in WordPress 5.4? Here, we explore the features and improvements in the most recent major update to WordPress, released on March 31, 2020.
Lazy loading is a website technology that waits to load your site’s assets until they are needed. It enables your website to appear to load much faster because it prioritizes things that are visible immediately. Here’s how lazy loading works and how you can enable it on your WordPress site.
A shortcode in WordPress allows you to create any type of repeatable content quickly and easily. Here’s how shortcodes work and what you can do with them.
Even with a nice design, your website won’t look great without high quality photos to match. These tips will help you select great pictures for your website.
WordPress is a great website platform, but it could always be better. We’d love to see these 5 features integrated into WordPress in 2020.
If you hire a website designer to custom-build a site for you, how can you ensure that you get what you’re looking for? This article provides 3 tips for providing valuable feedback to your designer.
Several companies are offering Black Friday discounts on WordPress themes and plugins, website hosting packages, and WordPress training courses. We highlight some of the best deals here.
WP-VCD is a malware threat infecting WordPress sites more frequently than any other malware operation. What is it and how can you protect your site?
WordPress 5.3 brought about some major changes to the platform in November 2019. Here’s a look at the new features and changes, including the new Twenty Twenty theme, changes to the Gutenberg editor, and more.
How could getting involved in a WordCamp event benefit you as a WordPress website owner? Learn about WordCamp and how it can help you here.
A responsive website is essential, but you also need to optimize your website for high-DPI or “Retina” devices. In this article, we’ll explain how.
Is your website traffic coming from mobile devices or computers? Why does it matter? In this article, we take a look at some trends, how to find out where your traffic is coming from, and what it all means for you.
How can you add dark mode to your WordPress website? This article provides three different methods for adding dark mode to your site.
In a busy season, some people ignore their website completely. Instead, here are some ideas to save you time managing your website’s SEO.
A blind man has filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza because he couldn’t place an order online. The case highlights the need for an accessible website.
If you’re setting up a website for the first time, it’s easy to make some mistakes along the way. Most are easy to fix, but a few will create major headaches for you. Here are 3 mistakes that could make managing your website difficult — and how to avoid each one.
If you’ve noticed your website’s comment section attracts spammers, here are some possible reasons why and some ideas to implement to stop the problem.
A multisite network allows one domain to host several distinct, separate websites. Would a multisite network work for you? Here’s a look at several use cases for a multisite network and why you might want one.
Use the WordPress app to update your website on the go. Here’s a walkthrough of how to get started.
What new features should WordPress implement? Take a look as we examine a wish list of WordPress features updated for the second half of 2019.
Google is now including favicons in mobile search results. Find out how this recent change affect your website’s SEO in this article.
With hundreds of website hosting companies to choose from, what makes one stand out above the rest? This article covers several factors to consider when making your choice.
You don’t have to do anything to create a blog page, but that doesn’t mean you can’t change it to your liking. One easy tweak is changing the number of posts that display on each page. This article explains how to change it.
WordPress stores a revision history for every post and page, creating a copy of every change you can later restore. This article explains how to make use of this handy feature.
WordPress 5.2 will release on May 7, 2019. This update focuses on several major new features, including the Gutenberg Block Directory, Site Health Project, and Update Package Signing.
If you add a form to your website, ponder these 4 key considerations to ensure your forms are doing as much for you as they can.
This article explains how to repair your WordPress website when you receive the message, “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Back in a minute.”
SEO isn’t the only way to increase your website’s traffic. Good reviews can also help. Here, we examine how to use reviews to drive traffic to your site.
Recently, a team of so-called “security researchers” has been reporting issues discovered in WordPress plugins publicly without allowing the developers to fix them first. What does this mean for you and how can you protect your website?
Security researchers found a critical exploit that allows an unauthenticated user to remotely execute code through the WordPress comment system. Find out what it means for your website and how to ensure your site is secure in this article.
With a thin border and a transparent background, ghost buttons have become increasingly popular in the website design world. Should you consider using them on your website, and if so, what’s the best way to use them?
If you used WordPress before Gutenberg was released and have since upgraded, you have content that wasn’t created with Gutenberg on a site that uses it. WordPress gives you a couple of different ways to manage that content. Here, we’ll examine both.
Learn about the 165 enhancements and updates coming to WordPress 5.1 — including Site Health Check, Gutenberg improvements, and various other developer tools — in this article.
How many plugins does a WordPress website need? Can you have too many? Here, we examine three factors to help you decide how many is right for you.
In this article, we take a look at 5 pages your website should most likely include — and the few exceptions of why it might not be necessary.
If you give other people access to your WordPress site, it’s important to understand the difference between user roles so you can give the right people the right permissions. This breakdown of WordPress user roles explains each role in detail.
What are pingbacks and trackbacks? Should you enable them on your site? We’ll examine both of those questions in this article.
One of the most crucial elements to an effective website is ensuring loads quickly for your visitors. In this article, we examine tools for testing your loading speed and detailed information to provide you insight to help speed it up.