How to fix a broken WordPress plugin

Keep this post open when you’re running updates because that’s the most common time for WordPress plugins to break. Whether it’s a slow server or tackling too many plugin updates at the same time, sometimes the update process times out (stalls) + files don’t fully load. When that happens, plugins don’t work as expected. That’s […]

The hidden cost of WordPress plugins

What so many bloggers + website owners don’t realize is that their plugins might be costing them customers. That information can be more valuable than the up front cost of the WordPress plugins you choose to use. What’s the harm with adding plugins? I’m not even talking about the heated debates that most website owners […]

Create a unique image for Facebook

When you — or someone that reads your content — share a link to your site on social media, your Featured Image is the default image pulled as the preview. For some, that’s perfect. However, there are times that you’d want a different layout or graphic for social media compared to the image displays directly […]

How to install Yoast SEO on your WordPress site

Before you can make the most of this free plugin, you need to install the Yoast SEO plugin + activate it on your WordPress site. If it’s listed in your active plugins, skip to the essential settings which is one paragraph away. If you don’t have it installed, let’s spend 5 minutes fixing that. Pop […]

WordPress plugins to use but not keep

It seems like many bloggers + business owners treat WordPress plugins like they are collectibles. However, this is one instance where “more is better” doesn’t work. That’s because plugins can add some really awesome functionality to your website. While at the same time add more work to your plate — by requiring on-going maintenance, testing […]

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