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Niche Vs. General Purpose WordPress Themes: Which Is Right For You?

October 2, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

If you are anything like me, you have a hard time choosing a WordPress theme for your site. There are thousands of premium themes and even more free themes. I’ve spent many an hour scrolling through theme marketplaces, opening theme pages in dozens of tabs, and scrutinizing demonstration sites – all in an effort to find the perfect theme for a project. Read more

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Does Your WordPress Theme Meet The Official Standards?

September 4, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Themes in the WordPress Theme Repository could be used by hundreds of thousands of WordPress hosting clients. The official WordPress themes have over a million active users. A popular free theme like Sydney is used on over 200,000 sites. If a theme in the official repository has compatibility issues or security vulnerabilities, many thousands of WordPress sites are affected. Read more

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WordPress Releases A Feature Plugin For Progressive Web App Development

August 21, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

A new PWA feature plugin from Google, Automattic, and XWP lays the groundwork for turning WordPress into a Progressive Web App (PWA). Major WordPress features often start life as feature plugins: the new Gutenberg block-based editor was developed and tested as a feature plugin. The PWA plugin modifies WordPress to make it more compatible with PWA technologies such as Service Workers and Web App Manifests. Read more

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Diagnosing Errors On Your WordPress Site

August 8, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Diagnosing Errors On Your WordPress SiteSometimes, your WordPress site may behave in ways you don’t expect. Perhaps a widget has disappeared from its customary page, or an inscrutable string of letters and numbers are output onto the page, or instead of your WordPress site, all you can see is a blank white page. Usually, the cause of these problems is easily reversible, but before you can fix a problem, you need to know what caused it. Read more

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WordPress Caching: How Does Caching Make WordPress Sites Faster?

June 21, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

How caching makes WordPress Sites FasterAll dynamic content management systems and eCommerce applications — WordPress included — generate HTML pages by executing code and making database requests. The process typically takes fractions of a second, but in some cases it can take several seconds and consume a lot of server resources on a busy site. One of the ways we can make the process faster and reduce server load for a WordPress site is caching.


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Integrating a WordPress Blog With Your Magento Store

June 12, 2018 5 Comments RSS Feed

Integrating a WordPress Blog Into a Magento StorePublishing audience-attracting content on an eCommerce store can be difficult. Product descriptions are essential but they aren’t the sort of content that attracts a loyal readership or brings people back time and time again. The importance of SEO value in generating organic reach means that it’s time to start integrating a WordPress blog with your Magento store. Content publishing is the present and the future of eCommerce and online retail, especially if you’re looking to attract new customers and retain existing buyers. Read more

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