WTF is a plugin?

Much like widgets, the term “plugin” is not specific to WordPress. Outside of my favorite blogging platform, plugins are defined as “a small piece of software that supplements a larger program” + I think that definition will help break down what exactly a WordPress plugin is. WordPress Plugins According to WordPress.org, “plugins are PHP scripts […]

Plugins that will speed up your website

Having a fast WordPress website is really important. Not only do users have terribly short attention spans, but when dealing with weak WiFi signals or limited cell data, users want to get the content they are hoping for, quickly. There are a lot of things you can do to speed up your website but let’s […]

Add custom PayPal buttons to WordPress

There are 2 ways to add links on a WordPress site — by adding a link to text (a word or phrase) or by adding a link to an image. Which is exactly how you can add custom PayPal buttons to link directly to your PayPal payment pages. The good news is that it doesn’t […]

Posting content to Facebook automatically

Having content automatically shared on your Facebook page or wall is great for saving yourself time + continuing to promote your business as well as the great content you create. However, if you promised first dibs on content to your mailing list, or review your posts one more time after you hit publish, you’ll want […]

Adding Facebook pixel code to your site

In order to use Facebook remarketing/retargeting, you’ll need to add a blip of code to your site. Once you’ve created the code with your FB account, you have a few ways to add Facebook pixel code. Option 1: Add Facebook pixel code with a plugin For those that aren’t super nerdy or techy, using a […]

The 5 plugins your site does not need

I already shared my favorite plugins for the average WordPress site, but now it’s time to cover the other end of the spectrum — plugins that folks have installed when they really don’t need them. Whether it’s because it’s slowing your site down without you knowing, adding way more code than necessary or doing more […]

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