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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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Is Your Checkout Working? Automated Testing Solutions for WooCommerce
Is your WooCommerce checkout working? If you’re not sure or you neglect to test it, you’ve got a problem. For
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29 Powerful Questions to Ask Your Team in the New Year
Crafting a strategy for the year ahead is an important part of the job for any business leader. Come January,
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Get Inspired: The 22 Best Entrepreneurial Podcasts for Agency Owners
I used to hate commuting but now I’ll take any excuse to travel. Why? Because I’m addicted to podcasts. Whether
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Why the Research Against Sliders is Wrong (and They Don’t Suck)
I’m tired of all the negative talk around sliders so I’m just going to leave this here… Yes, I know
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Shared vs VPS vs Dedicated vs Cloud Hosting
When you’re getting ready to launch a new website project, choosing the right web host can be a tough decision.
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40 Must-Read Blogs for Leadership & Entrepreneurs
Countless entrepreneurs have written about their personal experiences – their wildly successful ventures and stunning failures. Some are so transparent
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How to Minify Your WordPress Site’s CSS, HTML & JavaScript
Minification is a simple concept that is often recommended as a step towards speeding up your website. But the reality...
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How to Lazy Load Images on Your WordPress Site
No one likes a slow website. But with images making up 54% of all web content and also taking the
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The Best Content Delivery Networks for WordPress in 2017
If you’ve minified and combined files, optimized images, deleted plugins, enabled compression and caching, fixed render-blocking resources, reduced HTTP requests
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How to Reduce HTTP Requests to Speed Up Your WordPress Site
Every time you visit a website, there’s a whole lot of technical stuff going on behind the scenes. While words
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How to Write the Perfect Blog Post for Your Business
Writing blog posts for your business is a time consuming process that takes a lot of work and dedication. I
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A Caching Plugin is Critical to Your WordPress Site
Caching is a complex technology that does one simple thing really well: it makes your website really fast. And speed
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How to Develop a Content Strategy for Your Blog
So you’ve decided your business needs a blog to help with your marketing efforts. Nice! But before you write your
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How to Make Your WordPress Database Clean as a Whistle
Your WordPress database is like a filing cabinet for your website that stores all of your content, including posts, pages,
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