27 Reasons Why WordPress Crushes Squarespace Every Time

Having developed websites on WordPress, Wix and Squarespace, I have to agree.  WordPress crushes everytime. Here’s an insightful article with 27 reasons why WordPress beats SquareSpace.  You can assume WordPress is superlative over Wix for the same reasons.  Trust me. Source: 27 Reasons Why WordPress Crushes Squarespace Every Time – WPMU DEV

WordPress 5.0.1 Security Release – Immediate Update Recommended

WordPress 5.0.1 was released Wednesday night, less than a week after the much anticipated release of WordPress 5.0. This security release fixes seven security vulnerabilities, a few of which are quite serious.Sites running versions in the 4.x branch of WordPress core are also impacted by some of the issues. WordPress 4.9.9 was released along with 5.0.1 to address the issues … Read More

Why You Can’t Scrimp on Your Web Designer

Excellent article on why spending $10,000 on a Website Design is equivalent to a $30,000 investment in your company. A must-read for those who are hesitant to invest in something that others say – erroneously – can be done for free. Source: Why You Can’t Afford That Cheap Web Designer

Identifying WordPress Performance Bottlenecks with New Relic

Via Kinsta: If you’ve never used New Relic APM (and maybe even if you have), you may struggle to get the most out of this powerful tool. In this tutorial our goal is simple: show you how you can use New Relic APM to fix what ails your WordPress website. Ready to get nerdy? Let’s get to it! Source: How … Read More

12 WordPress PDF Viewer Plugins

PDFs are great for many situations, and a PDF plugin allows you to embed a full WordPress PDF viewer into a WordPress page.  This way, your visitors can flip through the pages like a real document, while also zooming in, taking notes and printing out the document when needed. Some of the PDF plugins offer other useful tools for converting … Read More

9 Hidden Features in the WordPress Media Library Only Power Users Know – WPMU DEV

I never knew that the media library in WordPress could be integrated with plugins for better management.  Learn more via: 9 Hidden Features in the WordPress Media Library Only Power Users Know – WPMU DEV The WordPress Media Library is essentially a directory of every single media file that has been uploaded to your site (whether it is ultimately published … Read More

The Ultimate Guide – How Much Should A Website Cost You?

How much do websites cost? Here’s a detailed cost breakdown from a December 2017 article from WebsiteBuilderExpert:  Definitive Guide – How Much Should A Website Cost You? An excerpt: Custom Built Website Using Pre-Made Templates (cost $300 – $1,000) Custom Website Design (cost $5,000 – $10,000+) Cost of creating content for your WordPress website (Cost $500 – $5,000) Designers can charge … Read More