Productivity

Have Advancements in Technology Left Your Website in the Dust?

It feels like technology changes every day. Once you have a handle on something, it evolves and you suddenly have to switch directions and learn something new. Keeping your head in the sand about this evolution isn’t helping your website or small business. What can you do to make sure you’re keeping up with the…

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Prioritize Problems on Your WordPress Site

The internet isn’t magic, no matter how much we want it to be. Most of us just want to turn it on and have it work. But when you’re running your own website on the WordPress platforms, it’s only a matter of time when major problems come home to roost. What you may not be…

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Is Your WordPress Page a Ticking Timebomb Without Updates?

You know people who don’t update their phones or computers on a regular basis. Some people wear it like a badge of pride. They get so annoyed with how the updates change things from what they’re used to, they can’t see the forest through the trees. The same is true with your WordPress site. If…

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How To Replace a Broken Plugin

Not again! The Plugin you’ve been using for your client’s site has broken and you need to find a replacement fast. It’s frustrating since you selected that plugin for a reason. It did exactly the things you needed it to do for your customer, and now you have to find another one. The instinct might…

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Is Your WordPress Backup Gone after 10 Days?

Your client called. They have a problem with their website that needs to be fixed immediately. After a quick look, you notice that you could roll back to a former update and solve the problem, but does that actually work? Using your backup to fix the current problem is only a short-term fix and it…

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Beyond Images: 6 Things That Slow Down Page Loads

As a designer, the images you use on your website are the most important focal point for your client businesses. You may spend hours putting together logos, graphics, and photos that tell the story of each company you work with. But these images can really slow down the page load speed. There are plenty of…

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Is Your Page Load Speed Affected by Your WordPress Theme?

WordPress themes are the backbone of the platform. You select a theme and customize it to fit your clients’ needs. From that, a creative and beautiful website is born. Themes allow you to design websites fast and effectively, but not all WordPress themes are created equal. Can the theme you choose affect the load speed…

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Is The Speed Of Your WordPress Page Affected By Plugins?

The thing many designers love about WordPress is the ability to customize a page using plugins. Most of the time, these third party tools that offer additional functions that WordPress does not. They can really help small businesses thrive and can make even commonly used themes feel individual. But plugins aren’t always rainbows and cupcakes.…

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Are Abandoned Plugins Dangerous?

One of the many things that attracts users to WordPress is the ability to use plugins to customize the online experience for businesses and readers alike. What happens when a plugin becomes abandoned or neglected by its developers over time? Generally, the plugin itself will let you know when it needs to be updated by…

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