Top 10 WordPress website maintenance tips

A newly installed WordPress site feels so good. No speed issues, no plugin conflict, no errors, no problems at all. You are exhilarated, and you can’t wait to see thousands of readers on your website every week.

Few months down the line, your seemingly perfect site begins to struggle. Speed might become a problem, some plugin or theme updates might create some technical problems, someone from your team makes a mistake, and much more! What happened?

Well, everything in the world needs maintenance and your WordPress site isn’t an exception. If you maintain your website properly, it…

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Registration Is Open for WP Engine Summit/2021, WordPress’ Premier Event

AUSTIN, Texas–()–WP Engine, the WordPress technology company, announced registration is open for its signature event, Summit/2021. Now in its sixth year, this premiere global conference for developers and marketers will be a digital event on June 24th, featuring engaging content and dynamic expert speakers with a mix of live-streamed and on-demand content, including online networking opportunities. Keynoting Summit/2021 will be Reshma Saujani—founder & CEO of Girls Who Code and the Marshall Plan for Moms as well an attorney, author, Congressional candidate, social…

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Breaking Down WPMarmite’s 127-Shop Full Site Editing Study – WordPress Tavern

Earlier today, the WPMarmite team released a massive study of 127 WordPress theme shops. It primarily focused on integration with the block editor. The team also surveyed 22 of the shops directly to dive deeper into what the future might look like when the Full Site Editing (FSE) project is entirely bundled into the core platform, which could be around the WordPress 5.9 release in late 2021.

FSE is not a single thing that WordPress will drop on users all at once. It is an ongoing project with several independent but related components that will ship based on their readiness. The…

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The Automattic Theme Team Announces Blockbase, Its New Block Parent Theme – WordPress Tavern

Blockbase WordPress theme as seen from the site editor.

Any WordPress company that builds and maintains themes worth its salt is already doing at least some preliminary work as WordPress inches ever closer to bundling its upcoming block theme system. Automattic’s Theme Team is no exception. Ben Dwyer announced the team’s new Blockbase parent theme on the Theme Shaper blog yesterday. It includes support for global styles and block templating.

The theme is based on the classic, block-editor-ready Blank Canvas project that Automattic launched in January. Until a few days ago, it…

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The 7 Best Membership Plugins for WordPress

Creating a website from scratch has never been easy without proper coding knowledge. With WordPress, even non-techies can now create great websites without writing a single line of code. However, selecting the right plugins is also essential when building a…

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WordPress compromises: What’s beyond the URL?

One of the many tricks in the modern cybercriminal miscreant’s toolbox is using compromised websites to evade spam filters and domain reputation systems. Whether hiding a web-based exploit or just getting a free ride on the reputation of otherwise legitimate domains, using an existing domain name has multiple benefits – and that’s not even taking into account the fact that stealing someone else’s domain is cheaper than buying one. In this article we’ll take a look beyond the URL of a compromised WordPress website to provide some insight into what goes on once a website has been…

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How to Choose WordPress Plugins

WordPress plugins are helpful. But they can also slow a site down, invite hackers and even cause a Google penalty.

These are my top five considerations when choosing a WordPress plugin.

5 WordPress Plugin Considerations

  1. The plugin is vetted by WordPress.
  2. It is popular.
  3. Changelog indicates plugin is not abandoned.
  4. Support participation and feedback indicate a healthy plugin.
  5. It doesn’t overlap with a currently installed plugin.

1. The Plugin Is Vetted by WordPress

Some paid plugins don’t have a free version. But many of the most respected plugins have a paid premium version and a free version…

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Top WordPress Plugins for Security

How essential is website security nowadays? Extremely essential if you’re hoping to run a successful business, which is why we’ll reveal the top WordPress plugins for security in 2021.

Reasons to Install a WordPress Security Plugin

Before we jump into the list of the top WordPress security plugins, let’s discuss why installing one is your best bet for keeping your site safe. According to research from SiteLock, 12.8 million websites are currently infected with malware, while the average website endures 94 cyberattacks per day.

What can happen if your WordPress website becomes the…

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Hennessey Digital Acquires Top WordPress Theme for Attorneys; Creates Free Resource for Small Firms to Succeed Online

Hennessey Digital, a leading SEO and digital marketing agency, has purchased the most popular WordPress theme for attorneys.

With this reworked WordPress theme, we’re giving lawyers who might not have the budget to work with us a shot at being successful online.”

— Jason Hennessey

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA, USA, May 25, 2021 / — Hennessey Digital, a leading SEO and digital marketing agency, has purchased the most popular WordPress theme for attorneys.

The acquisition is the latest boon for Hennessey…

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