Category Archives for "Websites"

Canadian Businesses using WordPress

You’re probably not surprised to hear of small and local Canadian businesses using WordPress to power their websites. Because WordPress is open-source (i.e. “free”), developing a small business website based on WordPress is an affordable option for most small businesses. And there are many WordPress resources available to extend the features of a website. Additionally, […]

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7 WordPress Security Measures for Tech-savvy Small Business People

Not for the technically faint of heart Each of us is in business to do what we do best. Some are more technically-oriented. Others are self-professed “technophobes.” You might skim through these WordPress security measures and decide they are beyond your comfort zone. I totally appreciate that. You might prefer to simply use security plugins. Or […]

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4 Foundational Elements to Improve WordPress Security

Do you really need to improve WordPress security? WordPress security is less complicated than it used to be. That’s not to say that security is no longer a concern for WordPress website owners. Just the opposite, actually. Security issues are a constant concern for the developers of WordPress and the entire WordPress community. To combat security […]

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1 WordPress Hosting & Updates Improve Website Performance

Four Factors that Affect WordPress Performance As your website grows, you might find that visitors and customers tell you your website seems slow. While there are many factors that affect website speed, there are some basic techniques that most website owners can use to improve WordPress performance. This is the first article in a 3-part series on foundational […]

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WordPress Maintenance Monday – August 3, 2015

WordPress maintenance topics are not always that exciting. Important, yes. Exciting? Not really. So I’ve re-arranged things in this week’s newsletter. Part of that includes a new format for Maintenance Monday on the blog. Just to make things a bit more interesting. The focus of the newsletter is real-world small business websites built on the WordPress platform. These […]

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1 Two Simple Benefits of Improving Your WordPress Website Speed

Increased Traffic Could Be Impacting Your WordPress Website Speed As you add content to your website and the daily traffic—the number of visitors—to your website increases, it can get pretty exciting. After all, that’s the goal of most website owners. You want to share your amazing products. You want to let more people know how your services […]

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