There are several different factors to consider when choosing a host for your WordPress website. One of the most important is speed. The speed of your host can make or break your own site’s page speed. Unfortunately, hosting speed is mostly out of your control, but there are a few things you can do to […]
Previously, I discussed the basics of a backup plan for your WordPress site. I covered the what but not the why. In this piece, we’ll discuss the reasons why you absolutely need a backup plan.
Backups are one of the most important pieces of any website maintenance plan. They can save your skin when something goes wrong, whether that something is a self-inflicted error or a server crash. But what kind of backup system should you have for your WordPress site? Can you rely on your host? What about plugins? […]
One of the more popular services web developers provide is website maintenance. But what is website maintenance? Is it something you can do yourself, or should you hire someone? We’ll answer those questions in this article.
Have you tried to start a new theme project for BuddyPress and gotten stuck? We have. It’s okay, it happens to the best of us. That’s why we’re jumping head first into how to start a custom BuddyPress theme.
In the last article in this series, we discussed the look and feel of your site with themes. Now it’s time to move on to the stuff that makes your site tick. The added functionality that does the cool stuff. It’s time to learn what’s a WordPress plugin.