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Tips, Tricks, and How-to's you might just find useful in your quest to build the ultimate WordPress website.

How to Analyze and Boost WordPress Performance

WordPress Performance Optimization

WordPress offers a lot of flexibility and control for a platform that doesn’t require a high level of technical expertise to get started with. But because you don’t have that technical knowledge you might find yourself out of options when you run into unexpected issues such as performance drops.

Thankfully, there are a few easy ways you can take action to prevent any serious damage. Continue reading

Best Portfolio Plugins for Designers

Designers, photographers and online store owners, gather round! It’s never been easier to add beautiful portfolios to your WordPress website, thanks to the range of high-performance portfolio plugins now available.

Here’s what to consider when choosing the best plugin to meet your needs, along with our top plugin picks to help you get started.

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How to Set Up Local SEO for Your WordPress Site

Optimizing your website to rank higher in major search engine result pages is no easy task. While you may be familiar with traditional SEO methods and best practices, local SEO is a category of its own. In this post we’ll walk you through the essentials of setting up local SEO for your WordPress website so you can check that off your list without any hassle. Continue reading

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

WordPress is a hugely popular content management system (CMS) because of the simplicity and flexibility it offers. Getting started with this platform can get a bit tricky when you have to choose between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. After all, the two seem almost identical.

To clear up the ambiguity surrounding this topic, we will address the similarities and differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. We’ll also go over the cost, upgrades, maintenance, and limitations of each solution. But before we begin, let’s briefly look at both options… Continue reading

A Guide to Re-Ordering WordPress Blog Posts

For a high end content management system, WordPress sure makes it difficult to implement seemingly simple functionality every now and then. If you’ve ever tried to change the default order of how blog posts appear on your site then I’m sure you can relate. Continue reading

WP App Bar

WP App Bar is our new plugin to help make your website more useful to mobile visitors. We developed WP App Bar with local businesses in mind specifically, but any site with lots of mobile visitors may find it useful. It's now available for free download from WordPress.org.

Here's a quick demo video of the plugin in action…

The plugin will soon be available for free download from the WordPress plugin directory. Continue reading