• The ultimate guide to local WordPress development

    November 15, 2017 by Britt Pollock

    Developing WordPress sites locally is easily the most efficient way to build websites. This method offers a vast amount of advantages over cowboy coding (editing live servers) and it’s free to implement, as long as you’re using the right tools. If you’re new to developing websites or just used to editing live, local WordPress development…

  • Why websites are showing “Not Secure” warnings and how to proactively address the change

    October 5, 2017 by Britt Pollock

    It’s just another day and you’re working away on your website, but all of a sudden your site displays a “Not Secure” warning. Woah, not cool. What’s the deal? It all comes down to a little three-letter acronym: SSL. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a protocol used to secure and encrypt communication between computers. In…

  • The best WordPress gallery and slideshow plugins

    September 7, 2017 by Britt Pollock

    Finding the right WordPress gallery plugin or slideshow tool for your site can be tricky. There are so many options out there – what makes some stand out above the rest? It really all depends on whatever your specific site needs are. Some options may have just the right functionality, others might be easy enough…

  • 3 advanced WordPress security tips you should do today

    August 28, 2017 by Ashley Anderson

    Getting hacked isn’t fun. Worrying about your WordPress site’s security isn’t fun. Researching for the best WordPress security plugin isn’t fun. But don’t fret – keeping your site safe, secure, and far away from hackers doesn’t have to be a daunting task, especially when you have a guideline of tips that will help strengthen your defense….

  • 3 reasons managed WordPress hosting is perfect for your business

    August 18, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    Managed WordPress hosting, shared hosting, dedicated hosting…the list of hosting options goes on and on. And if you’re brand new to the hosting sphere, it can be a little overwhelming at first. After all, you’ll want to know that your site will be safe and secure so hackers can’t mess things up. You’ll want the…

  • 4 types of websites you can build with WordPress (other than a blog)

    June 27, 2017 by Manjunath M

    Having a presence online will help your business feel authentic and increase its value to potential clients. And if you are an individual on a job hunt, you will have a higher success rate if you have a portfolio website to support your claim. WordPress is considered one of the most efficient and logical solutions…

  • 3 reasons every developer should use a local WordPress development environment

    May 30, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    When you’re building out WordPress sites (especially if you’re doing a redesign), it can be pretty tempting to start developing right on a live server. It may seem convenient to do it this way, but there are actually a lot of risks – one wrong line of code, and you could bring the whole thing…

  • The best tips and tools for building your first WordPress site

    May 9, 2017 by Ashley Gainer

    I have a confession to make today: I’m not a very good web designer. I’ve never had any formal training – I’m completely self-taught. My craft is writing, and I’ve picked up web design as a necessary element of being a freelance writer and not having the budget for a proper website. I decided from…

  • 6 ways to monetize your WordPress blog and make more money online

    May 4, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    If you’re ready to become a serious blogger and start making money online, you need to monetize your WordPress site. It may sound like a lot of work, but it’s actually easier than you might think to get started. All you need are the right techniques, some tools you trust, and a little creativity (which…

  • The key to managing multiple WordPress sites

    April 27, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    As you’re growing your web design business and start taking on more clients, you’ll also start managing multiple WordPress sites – and that’s where things can get tricky. It’s a good problem to have (because that means that business is booming!) but being responsible for juggling so many different clients and sites and meetings and…

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