Category: How To

Best of the Best WordPress Caching Plugins 2019

When you play a game of thrones with your site you win or you only slightly improve performance. And who wants that when optimizing your site with a caching plugin, you want to be the very best. That’s why in this post, we’re going to find who the best cache plugin for WordPress really is. Join us as we compare and review the most beloved…

Best Practices for Managing Multiple WordPress Sites

Both WordPress and its ecosystem of themes and plugins are seemingly always in a state of change. While WordPress core updates are usually limited to a few times a year (save for a quick bug fix/security release), plugins in particular are constantly being tweaked. Regardless of what’s being updated, there is always the possibility of something breaking. Plugins may not have kept up with core…

Optimizing Performance With Resource Hints

About The Author Drew is a director at edgeofmyseat.com, co-founder of Notist and lead developer for small content management system Perch. Prior to this, he was a Web Developer … More about Drew… Many performance optimizations can be made when we can predict what users might do before they actually do it. Resource Hints are a simple but effective way that web developers can help…

Getting Started With Gutenberg By Creating Your Own Block

About The Author Muhammad is a full stack engineer and consultant, with a focus on React and WordPress. He is the Lead Developer of the GatsbyWPThemes.com project. Lately, he … More about Muhammad… Gutenberg is the future of WordPress, and it is just around the corner. Brace up for it by learning how to build your own custom Gutenberg block. WordPress is the most popular…

16 Outstanding Free WordPress Gallery Plugins 2019

Depending on the content your website is all about, installing a tool from our best free WordPress gallery plugins collection is a wise decision to make. WordPress’ default installation comes with a gallery, however, it lacks features and functions. You cannot do any of the fancy stuff rather keep it as basic as it can get. If you truly want to impress your users with…

Privacy UX: Better Cookie Consent Experiences

About The Author Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and doesn’t like to give in easily. When he is not writing or speaking at a conference, he’s most probably running … More about Vitaly… This series of articles is about privacy-related design patterns. We’ll be exploring some of the respectful ways to approach privacy and data collection, and how to deal with those notorious cookie consent…

How to Easily Display Code on Your WordPress Site

Do you want to display code in your WordPress blog posts? If you tried to add code like regular text, then WordPress will not display it correctly. WordPress runs your content through several cleanup filters each time you save a post. These filters are there to make sure someone does not inject code via post editor to hack your website. In this article, we will…

Breathe Freely! Your Security with WPMU DEV is Stronger Than Ever

Is WordPress security a big deal to you and your clients? Why would I ask such a silly question? Because our security suite has new superpowers including Defender location-based IP blocking and Automate Safe Upgrade scans…now on up to 5 pages. What’s the WPMU DEV Security Suite, you Ask? We’ve built a fierce set of WordPress protectors to help ward off core, plugin, and theme…

Represent Your Business with a Free .design Domain Today

The right domain name is a vital part of your overall branding strategy. It should be both easy to remember and reflect what you do. Yet, for years designers have settled for domain extensions that really don’t fit in. While .com, .net or .biz work well enough, do they really provide users with context? Thankfully, we no longer have to settle. Now that .design domains…

5 Things to Look for in a WordPress Theme

One of the first steps to building a great WordPress website is finding the right theme. Yet, this can also be an incredibly tough choice. Why? Because there are so many themes. And it seems like each one promises the moon, stars and a slice of pizza. When you think about it, themes carry an incredible amount of responsibility. They not only have to make…