Updating WooCommerce Makes me Cringe

If you have an online store based on the most popular WordPress e-commerce solution, you probably have your own stories of updating WooCommerce. This post describes my own experience, how I’ve come to terms with major WooCommerce updates, and how to avoid (or at least minimize) significant problems after updating. If you’ve been running a WordPress website […]

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Optimizing Photos for a WordPress Website

Why is optimizing photos important for your website, and what does that mean anyway? As I’ve written elsewhere, it is important that your website displays content (text, images, video, etc.) for visitors as quickly as possible. If people have to wait more than a few seconds to find the information they’re looking for, they might […]

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Can you Secure WordPress in a Contaminated Environment?

New website clients often ask me how secure WordPress is. I realize that the question of WordPress security has been addressed by many writers and web consultants. You can find numerous technical articles dealing with the subject — like this one offering tried and true WordPress security tips or my post on basic WordPress security. The simple fact is […]

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