Upgrading from older versions of WordPress is designed to go without a hitch, but depending on the setup and the two versions involved, you may encounter some hangups along the way. For example, if you are upgrading from a version of WordPress older than 3.0, eventually you may encounter the dreaded “Warning! WordPress Encrypts User […]
An email signature is perhaps the most neglected opportunity in business communications. A well-designed email signature gives you one last chance to provide information or even a call to action. If your email signature is designed well it will make you look more professional and it can lead to more conversions. Email signatures can open […]
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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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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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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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During the latest site redesign, I removed the Subscribe to Comments plugin. Wisely, the plugin does not delete any subscriber information from the database. So as a part of the site’s redesign slash clean-up, I wanted to export/save and then delete all subscriber information to decrease overall database size. After searching and not finding any […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
It’s happening: WordPress is being forked. Meet ClassicPress. The original, Gutenberg-less WordPress publishing platform.