WP Rocket is a relative newcomer on the block for WordPress plugins that are designed to help you load pages quickly for visitors. How does it perform compared to the popular ones such as WP Super Cache or W3 Total Cache? Read the review to find out as I go through its features and test the […]
I kept hearing about this FooBox plugin for awhile now. Now I finally have a minute to spare and decided to take a look. Join me as I go through what FooBox is, what it can do, and why I have fallen in love with this awesome WordPress plugin!
I read about these horror stories every day. People’s WordPress sites getting hacked. Their content? GONE FOREVER. Why? They didn’t take the time to try and secure their website. They didn’t have a backup or a disaster recovery plan. They didn’t keep it updated. Or take the time to use a proper login and password. […]
Images are an important piece of the puzzle when your creating articles for your site. They help tell the story visually. They break up text so it’s not just one huge page of words. The issue is how to get them optimized so they still look great but keep the file size down so your […]
In this simple tutorial I’m going to show you how you can now replace your Social Buttons with Font Awesome Icons and a bit of CSS styling for WordPress. And the even better news? You can easily adapt it to work with your own WordPress site. You won’t believe how simple it is to do this.
If you’ve been following my posts about improving WordPress load times then your starting to realize there is a lot of work that needs to get done behind the scenes to make it all work. From optimizing WordPress, to using CDN services such as CloudFlare and MaxCDN, and finally the Plugins used. The combination of […]
I talk about how important it is to show related posts on your blog to help promote your site in my article here. So which one should you use? Why should you use them to begin with? What shouldn’t you do with them? Take a look as I go through and answer all that and […]
With today’s internet speeds and even shorter attention spans it is important to have your site load as fast as it can. With WordPress this can get complicated quick. This is my own Perilous Journey on how I show you how to speed up WordPress load times. I’ll go through how to troubleshoot your own […]
In this article I explain the move away from Thesis to Genesis. Its going to be ugly too. No happy endings or bright rainbows and unicorns here. I’m giving it to you straight. Read on to see why I switched from Thesis to Genesis. . Thesis 1.8x to 2.0 – A Horrible Transition & Even […]
It’s been driving me crazy lately. Everything is looking great then I go and look at the Contact Form 7 I have on here and I hated the default look. So after doing a lot of research, trial and error, I have not only figured out how to make them look great – but found […]