wordpress mobile app

Feb
25

Is a Mobile Website Enough? Does your WordPress Blog Need a Mobile App?

Almost a decade back, building mobile-friendly websites was the main challenge.  Web developers were tasked with building websites that were responsive on mobile devices. Google even came out with an algorithm update to reward mobile-friendly websites.  This trend was premised on the increased usage of smartphone devices. Businesses correctly predicted the explosion of mobile usage […]

chatbot

Feb
25

WordPress Chatbot: What Is It and Why You Need It [+Examples]

Customer queries often take up significant resources. You’ll also see the same questions popping up constantly at different times of day and night.  Manual handling of repetitive tasks is inefficient, and customer service shouldn’t devour most of your time.  It’s time to change that.  You can free up your time and still be able to […]

create shortcode wordpress

Feb
25

Create a Shortcode on WordPress with These Three Plugins

Shortcodes offer a convenient way to insert custom content into your webpages, blog posts, and sidebars. In short, you’re pasting a small chunk of code onto your WordPress site to perform certain functions or enhance other pre-existing elements. This feature is particularly useful when you need to display an animated element such as an image […]

website maintenance

Feb
23

A Beginners’ Guide to WordPress Maintenance

Much like a fine-tuned race car, if your WordPress website isn’t virtually ‘oiled’ and cleaned up, it will sputter and stall. In the case of your site, those issues will result in crashes, glitches, and a bloated database. Having a dedicated WordPress maintenance strategy is a good idea. In fact, you can split WordPress maintenance […]

gutenberg vs. other wordpress page builders

Feb
18

Gutenberg vs. ‘Other’ WordPress Page Builders

In a matter of months, what was known to be a heavy-loaded, slow editor is now a speedy, functional editor with really cool blocks that aids its smooth operations. Gutenberg is an editor, available on WordPress by default, providing users with easier content creation and editing roles. The editor uses blocks to edit the content on […]

build wordpress website

Feb
18

5 Things I Wish I’d Known When Building My First WordPress Site

I built my very first WordPress site in 2008—which feels like an eternity ago in Internet time. Since then, I’ve built hundreds of WordPress sites and now I teach a WordPress course at a University. I’ve come a long way since that first site. Thirteen years ago, when I first discovered WordPress, the Internet was […]