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8 tips on choosing a domain name for your business
Choosing a domain name is like choosing a company name — it requires a lot of careful consideration. It’s more
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Understanding Google’s SSL/HTTPS Changes – Will You Be Ready By July?
Since 2014, Google has been on a mission to make the web safer. Specifically, to make HTTPS everywhere. And that
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How to Add Social Login to WordPress Website (and Why You Should)
Creating websites is all about delivering experiences that delight and engage users, and for forward-thinking businesses, one of the simplest
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How to Add an Instagram Slider to WordPress
When you post so many beautiful photos to Instagram, why not also share them on your website? Luckily, this is
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Facebook Video Captions: How to Use Them to Increase Your Video Views
Do you use Facebook video captions? More than 500 million – that’s half a billion – people watch videos on
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How to Create a Simple Image Slider with Smart Slider 3
When someone lands on your website, it’s important to grab their attention right away. This can be tricky when you’ve
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6 Free Slider Revolution Alternatives That Offer Similar Features
Slider Revolution is by far the most popular slider plugin for WordPress. But did you know there are some fantastic
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How to Craft an Effective Instagram Marketing Strategy
When I wake up in the morning, the first thing I do is grab my phone off my bedside table
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14 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Site – Step by Step
WordPress security should be a top priority for site owners. Why? Because there are up to 90,000 attacks on WordPress...
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Meta Slider vs Smart Slider 3
Looking for a great free slider? Easy. MetaSlider. It’s the most popular free slider available in the WordPress.org plugin repository
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Back in 15 Minutes: Best Practices for Closing Down Your Site For a Day
In today’s 24/7 digital world, even online businesses need to take a break once in a while. Whether you need
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How Disruptive Innovation and Online Education is Remaking Higher Education
Thousands of universities around the world use WordPress, including many prestigious American universities such as Harvard, MIT and Stanford. Why?
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10 Best WordPress Themes for Sporting Clubs and Organizations
Playing team sports isn’t just about having fun with your friends, it’s also great exercise. Plus, there’s nothing like the
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How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming WordPress
Artificial intelligence is no longer in the realm of sci-fi movies and TV shows like Star Trek or Westworld. It
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3 Ways to Speed Up WordPress Gravatar Delivery
Images can really slow down a website. They make up a whopping 48% of all web content and account for
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Why UX Writing Is a Thing Now
If you work in design, you’ve probably noticed by now the wave of “UX writer” jobs being posted online over
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What Business Leaders Can Learn From 9 Successful CEO Bloggers
Blogging has become more than just a popular means for sharing your thoughts online. For companies, blogs are an important
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Paul Rand and the Stories Behind Some of the World’s Most Famous Logos
Perhaps more than any other designer in the 20th century, Paul Rand was responsible for defining the visual culture in
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3D Facebook Posts: Everything a Marketer Needs to Know
Facebook is going 3D. The social media giant is in the process of rolling out support for the glTF 2.0
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WordPress at Scale: Using WordPress as an Enterprise Content Management System
These days WordPress has gone far beyond the perception that it’s just a blogging tool. Helped along by the fact
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What Is Google AMP for Email?
Email is about to become more useful and interactive – or even more annoying and distracting, depending on how you
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What is Perceived Performance and Why You Need to Optimize It
Performance matters. It can mean the difference between capturing a visitor’s email or – even better – scoring a sale.
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Revolution Slider vs Smart Slider 3
When it comes to sliders for WordPress, there are two premium plugins that stand tall above the rest: Revolution Slider
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7 Effective Ways to Fix a Slow WooCommerce Store
Having a speedy store is a no-brainer if you want people to shop around on your site and buy more
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How to Design Pop-Ups That Google Won’t Hate
Users aren’t the only ones who hate pop-ups – Google does too, especially on mobile devices. If you’ve ever opened
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How to Test WooCommerce: Why End-to-End Testing is So Important
Have you ever made a minor change to your WooCommerce site and later discovered you inadvertently broke something? It might’ve
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What Companies Can Learn From Google’s Quest to Create the Perfect Team
What does it take to build the perfect team? Like many companies, Google executives believed that the best teams were
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How to Use Social Media Influencers to Get an Advantage Over Your Competitors
Word of mouth is, and always has been, one of the best forms of advertising. You just can’t beat a
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Pingdom vs GTmetrix vs WebPagetest: How Are They Different?
Pingdom, GTmetrix and WebPagetest are the three most popular options available for testing website speed and performance. But when you
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6 Best WordPress Learning Management Systems (LMS) Plugins Compared
Nowadays, you don’t need a fancy education to get ahead in life. Thanks to the internet, quality learning can be...
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11 Critical Website Performance Metrics Worth Monitoring
“A fast website is a good website” is a phrase you’ve no doubt heard time and time again as you’re
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13+1 Design Predictions for WordPress Themes in 2018
Around this time of year, articles predicting web design trends are a dime a dozen, they’re everywhere. So I thought
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18 Best WordPress Themes for Professional Business and Corporate Websites
If a company doesn’t have a website, does it really exist? Competition between companies and corporations is fierce. Businesses that
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17 Best Pinterest Style WordPress Themes
Even if you’ve never visited Pinterest, you might recognize its design elements. When the hugely popular visual bookmarking site burst
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The 5 Types of Engagement Bait Facebook Is Fighting
Facebook is stamping out spammy “engagement bait” posts it says are gaming the system. In December, Facebook announced that posts
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15 Ways to Get More People to Share Your Content
Everyone wants their content to go viral. After all, you spent a lot of time and effort working on it
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