Code snippets improve WordPress functionality

Code snippets improve WordPress functionality

Never heard of WordPress code snippets? They are little pieces of code designed to add functionality to a WordPress website. Typically, developers place snippets in the functions.php or wp-config.php files of the active theme (another reason to use a child theme)....
Speed Up WordPress with PHP 7

Speed Up WordPress with PHP 7

WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) that uses PHP Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) as the underlying scripting language. Being a server-side language, web servers parse the PHP files before sending them to a web browser. PHP permits customization of the core...
How to select a WordPress plugin

How to select a WordPress plugin

There are 55,000 plugins available on WordPress.org. There are countless others on personal and business websites. Choosing the best plugin for your WordPress website can be a daunting task. You must consider the functionality you are looking for, any integrations...
Custom post types extend WordPress functionality

Custom post types extend WordPress functionality

Out of the box, WordPress supports several content types (post and page are the two most common). WordPress uses the page content type to display static information (i.e. content that doesn’t change very often). The other is the post content type. WordPress displays...
Orphaned content hurts your WordPress SEO

Orphaned content hurts your WordPress SEO

A recent client reached out for help with their WordPress blog. The issue they faced was related to their blog posts. Google wasn’t indexing their blog posts and they weren’t receiving any SEO benefit. The problem was the client didn’t have a site structure plan which...