Does Your WordPress Site Need Two-Factor Authentication?
Whether it’s at WordCamps or in articles published online, security continues to be one of the hottest topics in the WordPress community. We’re delighted to see the conversation taking place as security should always be in the forefront of any website owner’s mind. Two-factor authentication has been making its way…
Tune into WPCampus 2018 Live on July 13th-14th
One of the strengths of WordPress has always been its community feel; despite the fact it’s now the world’s largest CMS it has still retained a sense of community and nowhere is this more prevalent then at the multitude of WordPress events held in every corner of the globe. You’ve…
Gutenberg Callout Planned for WordPress 4.9.8
WordPress 4.9.8 is on the horizon, with the release tentatively scheduled for July 31st. The main focus of the release is the ‘Try Gutenberg’ callout, which was previously planned for WordPress 4.9.5 but was pulled before the release to give the team more time to resolve a number of issues….
WP Engine Acquires StudioPress
Yesterday WP Engine announced that they have acquired StudioPress, the WordPress theme authors who brought the Genesis framework to life. As you might be aware, Genesis is the most popular theme framework for WordPress and StudioPress’ flagship theme, along with the rest of their product catalogue, were previously owned by…
Tips for Plugin Reliability
We’ve spoken previously about the tendency many website owners have to overload their site with plugins, which can contribute to all sorts of site issues relating to performance and security. The best course of action is to install only what you’ll use and use only what you need, keeping plugins…
BigCommerce for WordPress
If you operate within the world of ecommerce then it’s very likely you’ve heard of BigCommerce, an ecommerce service that helps you bring an online store to life, as well as list your products on Amazon, eBay and Facebook. However, WordPress users have never had the option to utilise BigCommerce’s…
Will the Google Maps Changes Impact Your WordPress Site?
If you have your office locations displayed on your WordPress site it’s more than likely that you use Google Maps to achieve a clean, crisp solution, but did you know Google have announced huge changes to the Google Maps API Platform? The service will be known simply as Google Maps…
GDPR Arrives Today
After years of build up the GDPR finally comes into effect today. These new data protection regulations will help give control of data back to the consumer and keep personal information safe for all EU residents. We assume (and hope!) that your business is ready for the GDPR and already…
WordPress 4.9.6 is set to be the last WordPress release before the introduction of the GDPR on May 25th so, as you’d expect, privacy features are taking centre stage in this latest version. Scheduled for release next week on May 17th, 4.9.6 is currently in beta and is available for…
Five Must Have WordPress Marketing Plugins
You’ve got your brand new business website up and running and you want to make sure it reaches as many people as possible. Enter: marketing. Email marketing, social media marketing, SEO…there are so many elements to online marketing that it’s easy to get overwhelmed and not know where to start….