What’s coming in WordPress 6.2?
WordPress 6.2 includes the introduction of the Style Book, several other changes to the block editor, performance improvements, and more. Learn about all of these new features in this article.
Can you utilize ChatGPT to write copy for your website?
Can you use an AI language model like ChatGPT to write website copy? In this article, we look at the benefits and limitations of using ChatGPT to compose articles or text for your website.
WordPress wish list for 2023
In this wish list of WordPress missing features, we hope to see dark mode support, built-in security, and more added in 2023.
WordPress 6.1 release notes
What’s new in the WordPress 6.1 release? Learn about the new Twenty Twenty-Three theme, changes to the Gutenberg block editor, and more in this article.
WordPress 6.0 release notes
WordPress 6.0 will bring many new features to WordPress, including improvements to the block editor, accessibility improvements, and more — almost 100 new features in all.
WordPress 5.9 release notes
What’s different in WordPress 5.9? We explore all of the new WordPress features of the first major release of 2022 in this article.
WordPress wish list for 2022
What features would we love to see added to WordPress in 2022? Check out our WordPress wish list in this article.
How to adapt to the changing social media landscape
The social media world has changed a lot over the past couple of years. Do you understand these new trends so you can continue to utilize social tools to their maximum effectiveness?
WordPress 5.8 release notes
What’s new in WordPress 5.8? Here, we take a look at the new features in the WordPress update released on July 20, 2021.
Website design trends: Material You
Google has introduced the next phase of Material Design, known as “Material You.” What is Material You, and how could it influence your website? We’ll examine those questions in this article.
How easily can your website be hacked?
If even big companies can get hacked, how secure can a small website be? Here, we examine the Colonial Pipeline hack and how vulnerable your site is.
3 creative uses for an Instagram link page
Since Instagram only allows accounts to share one link, use these creative ideas to interact with your followers and make the most of it.
What does the future of WordPress look like?
What does the future of WordPress look like? In this article, we examine the 4 phases of Gutenberg and the next step, full-site editing.
What programming languages does WordPress use? Part 2
In this article, we take a look at Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS — a web programming language heavily utilized in WordPress.
What programming languages does WordPress use?
Have you ever tried to tweak the code in your WordPress website? If so, you might wonder what code this is and how it works. This article offers a look at the programming languages WordPress uses to help you better understand it.
What is an XML sitemap?
An XML sitemap functions as a roadmap for search engines to discover the content on your site. In this article, we’ll take a look at what XML sitemaps are, how they work, how you can add one to your site, and why you’ll be glad you did.
WordPress 5.7 release notes
WordPress 5.7 is the first major WordPress release of 2021. It includes lazy loading iframes, HTTPS compatibility detection, block editor updates, new features for site administrators, and more.
Famous brands using WordPress for their website
WordPress is great for a personal or small business website, but it is versatile enough for big companies have success using it as well. In this article, we look at famous brands using WordPress for their website.
What happens if I accidentally delete some of my content?
What happens if you accidentally delete some of your website content? In this article, we take a look at two methods of restoring deleted content on WordPress.
What causes visitors to immediately leave a website?
What causes visitors to leave your website immediately? We take a look at 5 things that kill visitor session length in this article.
Why you should own your platform
In light of Twitter suspending numerous accounts, we discuss the importance of owning your platform instead of relying on another company to sustain your business.
WordPress wish list for 2021
What features would we love to see added to WordPress in 2021? Check out our WordPress wish list in this article.
WordPress 5.6 release notes
This article covers the new features set to release in WordPress 5.6, including the new Twenty Twenty-One theme, dark mode, automatic major core updates, application passwords, changes to the Gutenberg block editor, and updated PHP and jQuery support.
How does WordPress plan to support dark mode?
Now that many devices natively support dark mode, how does WordPress plan to support it? This article examines two possibilities for WordPress to include dark mode support as early as WordPress 5.6.
Website design trends: Sidebars
Given the changing landscape of website design, are sidebars still a good idea today? In this article, we examine the pros and cons of sidebars.
Common website scams and how to prevent them
A few common themes are prevalent in scams targeted toward website owners. We’ll take a look at domain renewal and SEO scams, as well as some other website-related scams, in this article.
What is domain privacy protection?
Your Whois database entry could compromise your privacy. However, domain privacy protection offers a solution. This article takes a look at what domain privacy protection is, how it works, and how you can utilize it on your website.
WordPress.tv: A free resource for help with WordPress
WordPress.tv is a collection of WordPress video tips. Here’s a look at the types of content available on WordPress.tv.
Does your website track visitors?
Should you utilize tracking services on your website? Which ones should you use and which should you avoid? What do you need to know about browsers cracking down on tracking services? We’ll answer all of those questions in this article.
When should you use a WordPress child theme?
A child theme is a modified version of an existing WordPress theme. When is it appropriate to use one? In this article, we take a look at some scenarios that might make a child theme a good idea for you.
Website design trends: Mega menus
A mega menu is a large menu that covers most of the screen, offering many more options than a traditional dropdown menu. Learn how mega menus work and decide whether or not a mega menu is the right choice for your website in this article.
5 keys to making your blog posts look great
You’ve written great blog content, but how can you make sure it looks great too? In this article, we provide 5 tips to help.
3 tools to monitor your website’s health
Many tools exist to help you keep your website up and running without any issues. Here, we take a look at three different ways you can keep a close eye on your website’s health.
What’s the difference between website hosting and a domain name?
In this article, we clarify some of the common terminology used in website hosting, like domain names, name servers, FTP, and top-level domains.
Should you host multiple websites on one hosting package?
In this article, we take a look at two different ways websites can be hosted together and the merits and drawbacks of each.
WordPress 5.5 release notes
This article covers the new features in WordPress 5.5, including lazy image loading, a new block directory, XML sitemaps, automatic updates, and more.
How to build custom WooCommerce pages
WooCommerce offers blocks and shortcodes to help you build custom WooCommerce pages. This tutorial explains how to build custom pages using each of these methods.
5 fonts you should never use on your website
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.
Website design trends: Dark web patterns
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.
3 ways to get viewers to spend more time on your site
If someone visits your website, will that person stay for more than a few seconds? These 3 ideas will help to encourage your visitors to stay on your site longer.
How can you report bugs in WordPress?
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.
4 reasons you should avoid iframes and code embeds whenever possible
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.
The “new normal” for your website
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.
How to protect your website from the latest WordPress malware threat
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.
2 tips for temporarily moving retail operations online
With COVID-19 shutting down many physical businesses, many retail operations are scrambling to migrate their businesses online. Here are 2 tips to help.
How does the COVID-19 outbreak affect your website?
With many nations under quarantine and many more places almost to that point, how does the COVID-19 outbreak affect your website?
WordPress 5.4 release notes
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: How it works and how to enable it on your WordPress site
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.