No matter how hard you work on your blog or website, it can and will always be under the threat of being undone. On the other spectrum of the internet exists a hive of hackers, scammers, and other cybercriminals. All of them are poised to find a weakness in any website and exploit them. If […]
A huge majority of all the people in the world use the internet. The term internet being quite broad since there are many “places” in the said digital space where people usually go. However, most of them get funneled down the maelstrom of social media. The regular human being spends most of his time online […]
The internet is a digital ecosystem and like all ecosystems, the members thrive on competition. Still, certain mutual benefits can be agreed upon by different websites and companies; coexisting with one another is very much viable. However, just like any ecosystem, there exist some parasites that can bring down your website and leech off others […]
We all love ourselves some quizzes (unless you’re still a student) since they keep our brain cells engaged. When implemented online via WordPress quiz plugin, they can also double as icebreakers in addition to the website’s content. Because written content or even videos can only retain an audience for so long, depending on their attention […]
There is only one way to judge how good a banner template is, and that is to compare its click-through rate against your current banner ads. This is called A/B testing if you are testing two variations and multi-variant testing if you are checking three or more versions. What Is A/B Testing? You need to […]
A fast loading site is all the craze now and with good reason. According to this infographic at KISSmetrics, 25% of visitors leaving your site because its loads four seconds or more means lost revenue. Without those visitors, it will be more difficult for you to meet your goals. Without meeting your goals, you will […]
WordPress Monthly Roundup is a new feature on this blog to showcase the latest and best WordPress themes and plugins of the month. Every roundup will be published at the end of the month so expect the next post to be published the last week of next month.
Last month I found myself with my back against the wall: My theme was falling apart. In June of 2011 I had switched my site to the Headway Theme Framework, version 2.X. The changeover, initially, went very well. The theme was wonderful on the test site and, despite a hiccup or two in transferring it […]
The pop culture phenom called Instagram was brought for $1 billion by Facebook. I’m not surprised, everyone I know who has an iPhone or Android phone has Instagram on it!
If you plan to integrate Facebook into your WordPress setup there are some easy plugins and template hooks you can implement to achieve that goal. Whether you’re looking for an “upload and activate” plugin or embed friendly code there are plenty of options to choose from. In this section we examine Facebook Comments for Wordress […]