Posts Tagged wordpress

MeetUp: WordPress Web Help, Mon. March 11, 2024, 6pm PST, PRESENTATION: MAXIMIZING WEBSITE TRAFFIC: BUDGET-FRIENDLY STRATEGIES UNVEILED

MeetUp: WordPress Web Help, Mon. March 11, 2024, 6pm PST, PRESENTATION: MAXIMIZING WEBSITE TRAFFIC: BUDGET-FRIENDLY STRATEGIES UNVEILED

Join Edward of Brass Ring Web Design as he unveils Brass Ring’s Hub and Spokes model, showcasing your WordPress website as the central marketing hub, surrounded by strategic marketing “spokes” that drive traffic directly to your site. Discover cost-effective methods to boost website traffic without breaking the bank in this insightful presentation. (Read on…)

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The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Accessibility, and How it Can Boost Your Platform

The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Accessibility, and How it Can Boost Your Platform

Making a website accessible means building a platform that maximum people can share and find reliable. That’s why WordPress Accessibility is so crucial.

More than 45.8% of websites across the globe will be powered by WordPress in 2023. The figure was 43.2% in 2022. Whether you want to create a simple or complex website for your business, WordPress can create the most trusted, versatile and user-friendly platform for your business goals… (Read on…)

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Nick Diego on the Revamp of the WordPress Showcase Website

Nick Diego on the Revamp of the WordPress Showcase Website

The WordPress showcase is a curated collection of websites built with WordPress. Its purpose is to inspire, and show the breadth of what WordPress can achieve. Currently the showcase features around a hundred sites, including large enterprises like the New York Times and NASA. It aims to challenge misconceptions about WordPress, and highlight the platforms scale and reach.

The design of the showcase is contemporary and visually impactful. It shows that whatever proprietary platforms can do, WordPress can also do. (Read on…)

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The Brass Ring Marketing System – SPECIAL OFFER!

The Brass Ring Marketing System - SPECIAL OFFER!

Frustrated with your Website? Fails with D.I.Y. site builders? HERE’S THE ANSWER!
Great for DIY’ers! Not just a website, but a turn-key small business marketing solution.

Here’s The Thing: You Should Spend Your Time On Your Business, Not Struggling To Learn Web Design! (Read on…)

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Why NASA Chose WordPress for Revamping Its Flagship Website

Why NASA Chose WordPress for Revamping Its Flagship Website

NASA has removed the beta label from the new nasa.gov website, which was launched on WordPress, replacing Drupal as the CMS. After a lengthy process, which required 18 months of active web development, data migration, and content building, NASA has emerged with modernized flagship and science websites, showcasing the innovation and discoveries that have defined the agency for more than 65 years…(Read on…)

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17 Fixes For Why Your Website Isn’t Performing

17 Fixes For Why Your Website Isn't Performing

I’ve now taken the procedure I follow in reviewing sites and converted it into a tool…available free…to help small business owners to improve their online presence by diagnosing and fixing some of the most common website fails.

For some time now, I’ve been performing website audits for business clients in order to help them determine whether they’re getting full value from their website investment. (Read on…)

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How to Translate WordPress (Ultimate Guide)

How to Translate WordPress (Ultimate Guide)

WordPress powers almost 43% of all websites and not all of them are in English. In fact, the number of non-English websites is on the rise, with 56% of WordPress sites being created in languages other than U.S. English. This shows there’s a huge opportunity for going multilingual and translating your site in multiple languages.

But getting started can be confusing, even for experienced WordPress users. (Read on…)

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Performant Translations Plugin Now Available on WordPress.org

Performant Translations Plugin Now Available on WordPress.org

After an in-depth performance analysis earlier this year revealed that translations can impact server response times, WordPress contributors proposed half a dozen technical solutions for consideration to improve performance for the ~56% of sites that use translations.

Performant Translations, a feature project by the core Performance Team, is now available as a plugin on WordPress.org. It incorporates some of the proposed solutions and speeds up translations by converting .mo files to .php files, allowing them to be parsed faster and stored in OPcache. (Read on…)

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WordPress 6.3: A More Intuitive Way Of Working On Your Site

Wordpress 6.3: A More Intuitive Way Of Working On Your Site

This week, WordPress 6.3 was released! And this is definitely an update you want to check out. It comes with a renewed site editor, lots of new design options, and improvements in terms of performance and accessibility. Especially the updated site editor got us excited, it makes working on your website a breeze! In this post, we’ve listed the highlights of this week’s release that you will definitely want to know more about! (Read on…)

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WordPress Contributors Demand Transparency and Objective Guidelines for Listings on Recommended Hosting Page

WordPress Contributors Demand Transparency and Objective Guidelines for Listings on Recommended Hosting Page

WordPress’ Recommended Hosting page is a hotly contested piece of online real estate, and has recently come into focus again following the removal of SiteGround from the listings. When the change was highlighted during a recent Meta team meeting, Audrey Capital-sponsored contributor Samuel “Otto” Wood said, “Matt asked me to remove SiteGround because… (Read on….)

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Gutenberg 16.1 Introduces Pattern Creation and Library, Adds Distraction Free Mode to Site Editor

Gutenberg 16.1 Introduces Pattern Creation and Library, Adds Distraction Free Mode to Site Editor

Gutenberg 16.1 was released this week, debuting of the Pattern Library, which coincides with reusable blocks getting renamed to synced patterns. Users can now create and manage their own patterns that will also show up in the block inserter. Custom patterns are saved to the new Library alongside custom template parts.

This release also adds a new Distraction Free mode to the Site Editor, which removes all controls and menus, functioning in a similar way to the mode added to the content editor in October 2022.

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Small Business Website Design Best Practices & Examples

Small Business Website Design Best Practices & Examples

Small business websites must have an eye-catching design and compelling copy to make a positive first impression on visitors. Small business owners may not have the budget, skills or resources to make a website that stands out. With the right tips and tricks, however, you’ll be on your way to building stunning landing pages that make people stop and stare.

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Meetup: Brass Ring CEO Takes Over As Organizer for WordPress Web Help Group

Meetup: Brass Ring CEO Takes Over As Organizer for WordPress Web Help Group

WordPress Web Help is a 900 member San Diego-based Meetup.com group that offers a “a friendly and easy way for folks to get help with their WordPress website where we can share questions and answers, make progress on your ideas or goals, and have fun in the process.” Brass Ring CEO has taken on the role of organizer…

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WP-Optimize Plugin Accused of Cheating PageSpeed and Other Performance Testing Tools

WP-Optimize Plugin Accused of Cheating PageSpeed and Other Performance Testing Tools

Gijo Varghese, a developer who calls himself a “web performance enthusiast,” shocked WordPress users around the world over the weekend when he tweeted a screenshot of how WP-Optimize is explicitly preventing select JavaScript files from loading when users test their sites through popular performance testing tools. By Sarah Gooding – You can find this entire article HERE on WPTavern’s Website “When a site is loaded, the JavaScript files are loaded only when the user-agent/browser is not Lighthouse/GTmetrix/Headless Chrome/Pingdom,” Varghese said. “No JS = high scores. But for real users, these JS files are loaded!” Varghese confirmed that he was testing the free

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