Custom image sizes for WordPress

Custom image sizes for WordPress

Images add impact to a website. They provide a way to display a visual portrayal of the textual content. Images come in a variety of sizes (both physical and file sizes). Choosing the right image sizes for your website is crucial because having large image sizes is...
WordPress theme selection process

WordPress theme selection process

While WordPress is great for blogging, it has evolved into a solid platform for business websites. Using themes, you separate the website content from the layout. One question we regularly get is what our theme selection process is. How do we choose a theme? What...
Fix Mixed Content Messages on WordPress

Fix Mixed Content Messages on WordPress

With search engines such as Google advocating for more secure websites, website owners are installing Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates on their websites. An SSL certificate creates a secure connection between the website and the visitor’s browser. For most...
WordPress Default Settings You Should Change

WordPress Default Settings You Should Change

With WordPress, the installation process is pretty straight forward. Enter some database information along with the admin super user credentials and the WordPress installation script takes over. WordPress uses a standard set of default settings. While these settings...
First Impressions of WordPress 5.0

First Impressions of WordPress 5.0

I have been using the beta version of WordPress 5.0 on my testing server to gain some experience with the new editor (Gutenberg). WordPress 5.0 was officially released on 06 December. What follows is my first impressions of WordPress 5.0. Knowing that upgrading the...
Two-Factor Authentication Hardens WordPress

Two-Factor Authentication Hardens WordPress

WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in use today. In fact, a recent study found that 60% of all websites running a CMS use WordPress. With this popularity comes a higher risk of hackers trying to compromise WordPress websites (WordFence has...