Marketing



How to Create a Digital Magazine in Canva for Your Blog (And Why You’d Want To)

Even if you’re a content creator, you aren’t necessarily a graphic designer. You probably have enough skills to get by, but you may not be the Photoshop and InDesign whiz that other folks on your team are. But with Canva magazine layouts, that doesn’t matter. Canva is a drag-and-drop, for-the-masses graphics editor that actually has more […]

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Native Advertising: What it is, Why it Works, & How to Implement It

Traditional advertising methods have become less effective. We’ve become so accustomed to them that we ignore ads that stand apart from content. The problem is that many platforms, such as websites and magazines, need advertisements in order to remain in business. To help with this, they’ve adjusted how advertisements are presented. Many of the world’s […]

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How to Get Your WordPress Website to Show Up in the Google Answer Box

Most websites rely on organic traffic for attracting new visitors. This means you’ll probably need to compete with hundreds if not thousands of other pages for the keywords your content targets. In other words, you need to be better than the competition if you want to climb to the top of relevant Search Engine Result Pages […]

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Password Policy Manager

Weak passwords leave your site vulnerable. WordPress sites with more than one user should enforce a “strong password” policy for better security. To help with this, check out Password Policy Manager. It is a CHOICE WordPress plugin that makes it easy to define a strong set of password requirements for your site’s users. Easy to […]


Securing the WP REST API

I think many WordPress users probably underestimate the amount of data that is made available via the REST API. Just about everything is available to anyone or anything that asks for it: posts, pages, categories, tags, comments, taxonomies, media, users, settings, and more. For most of these types of data, public access is useful. For […]


Lean WP

Super useful plugin from Pieter, to help restore WordPress closer to its foundational philosophy of “Clean, Lean, and Mean”. Lean WP disables LOTS of potential bloat like Emojis, REST API, Embeds, XLM-RPC, et al. Pieter also offers some other great plugins.