How to Speed Up Your WordPress Site

Every website owner has a goal in mind, right? You probably want your website to rake in more customers or simply spread awareness about your brand. Whatever it is, your site is not likely to achieve anything if you neglect its speed and performance. There are lots of things at stake here such as bounce rate, SEO, and user experience. These three are a few…

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MH Themes & WordPress 5.0 (Gutenberg Editor)

If you’re following the recent developments in the WordPress community, you may have heard already that WordPress 5.0 is coming out December 6th. This new version of WordPress will be very different to previous releases in recent years as it includes the new Gutenberg editor, which will significantly change how WordPress works and is used for content creation / content management. While Gutenberg has been…

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9+ Security plugins for WordPress to protect your site against hackers, malware and other threats

WordPress is the most popular CMS (Content Management System) by far, powering round about 29% of the internet. This makes WordPress a highly lucrative target for hackers, developers of malware and other security threats. Overall WordPress is secure, offers regular security updates and you can secure websites by following a few best practices. Though, WordPress security vulnerabilities are potentially affecting millions of WordPress bloggers and…

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WordPress Backup: Why it’s important to regularly backup your WordPress site and database

Site maintenance and management are essential and crucial aspects of running a WordPress website. One important element is a regular WordPress backup routine. In the early days of the internet there were mostly simple HTML sites tailored together, and back then – backups were not really something that people thought much of. Nowadays times have changed and nearly every website, blog, or professional news magazine…

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Why use WordPress: Good reasons for using the most popular CMS for your website or blog

Why use WordPress for your website? WordPress is a popular content management system recommended by some of the biggest names in the blogging industry. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced user, WordPress allows you to create either a simple weblog (blog) or you can use WordPress as a comprehensive CMS for advanced high-volume websites and all kinds of purposes with comparative ease. If you’ve…

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How to sign contracts and documents online in WordPress

If you’re doing business, you’ll quickly run into contracts. Written contracts just make good business sense, whether you’re providing services to clients or selling products to customers. Consultants, freelancers, web developers – all kinds of businesses benefit from written agreements and provide some certainty for both partners. Some of those benefits include a reduced risk of disputes, a better outcome and lower costs when disputes…

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A beginner’s guide to podcasting in WordPress

No matter what niche or field you’re passionate about, you can probably find a podcast in it. And maybe you’ve even already thought to yourself, Hey, I could do that…. Well, you probably can do that. While podcasting can be a technically complex undertaking, it’s really not all that difficult. There has never been a better time to dive into podcasting than it is right…

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How to give users temporary access to your WordPress website

Once you conquer the initial WordPress learning curve – how to login to the dashboard and navigate around it a little bit – it soon becomes apparent that the WordPress backend is packed with a lot of options and menus. And at some point thereafter, especially if working with guest authors, many WordPress users confront a sticky question: What do you do when you need…

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The cost of the Gutenberg transition for small WordPress businesses and independent developers

I’ve been watching the development of Gutenberg closely since June 2017, it was when I noticed that it’s going to be so much more than just an improved editor. I’ve also been a vocal critic of the Gutenberg introduction since then. This is not because I don’t like the idea behind Gutenberg or because I’m against it. For the record, I actually like Gutenberg in…

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Envato includes WordPress products in Envato Elements

This morning I’ve received an email from Envato. It’s an announcement that starting next week Envato will include WordPress products in their annual subscription plan at Envato Elements. This certainly is great news for Envato and a huge upgrade to Elements. However, it also may be seen as a new highlight in the race to the bottom within the WordPress economy. It will be interesting…

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