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eCommerce with WordPress Update. Questions. Speed!

eCommerce with WordPress Update. Questions. Speed!

I’m almost ready to do a soft launch on my new eCommerce site. Life has gotten in the way a bit so I’m behind by a few days. I’m not making excuses, simply explaining. But now, moving upward and onward. I’m super excited about the speed of the website. That’s the main reason I’m doing…

The Beautiful State of a Virgin WordPress Installation.

The Beautiful State of a Virgin WordPress Installation.

When you’re deep into WordPress, you tend to load up every installation with all the stuff you think you need. 42 plugins, your bloated theme, and all kinds of stuff all over the widget areas. I have a WordPress “kit” which I normally use to set up a new site, then I remove the stuff…

You MUST Do this for your WordPress Site. SSL Certificates — This Week with John and Oscar

You MUST Do this for your WordPress Site. SSL Certificates — This Week with John and Oscar

While we were attending WordCamp Orange County, we thought we’d make a video for our loosely and not at all consistent new segment This Week with John and Oscar series, but this time it’s related to WordPress and your website’s security. Having a secured site is important even if you aren’t selling or collecting data….

Bite-Sized WordPress Maintenance Tips: Delete Old Themes.

Bite-Sized WordPress Maintenance Tips: Delete Old Themes.

This is a new series of posts I am starting. Sometimes tutorials can be really long and tedious. This is meant to make tutorials a little easier to digest and to help you integrate good behaviors into your workflow, business or in this case into your WordPress website. This time we’re talking about maintenance for…

The 1 Reason Genesis Themes Makes It Easier to Get Started With WordPress Quickly.

The 1 Reason Genesis Themes Makes It Easier to Get Started With WordPress Quickly.

Have you ever activated a WordPress theme and been disappointed by that first impression? I’ve been using WordPress for a long time, and I still feel this way sometimes. The theme just doesn’t look or feel like the demo. I can imagine if you’re new to WordPress, this is even a bigger issue for you….

Gutenberg. The New Block Editor in WordPress. Expect Rough Weather.

Gutenberg. The New Block Editor in WordPress. Expect Rough Weather.

For a little over a year, maybe two, people that keep track of the pulse with WordPress have known of a new editor for WordPress. It was released officially a few months ago and it wasn’t received well. The ratings for the plugin in the official WordPress repository are dismal with an average rating of…

Better Than WordPress? That’s Blasphemous!

Better Than WordPress? That’s Blasphemous!

In today’s driving with Oscar video, I talk about a system that is arguably better than WordPress. In some cases, where you don’t need a blog or a platform to extend with plugins and special themes or custom development, this is better than WordPress. I think this is particularly true today, especially with some of…

WordPress Plugin to Keep Track of Time Spent Blogging – Worktime Logger

WordPress Plugin to Keep Track of Time Spent Blogging – Worktime Logger

I found this cool plugin and I thought I’d share it with you. Along¬†the same lines as using Time Doctor for your day to day activities, Post Worktime Logger for WordPress can give you a good estimation of how much time you have spent creating a blog post. I like knowing a few blogging statistics…

How to Add a Contact Form to Your WordPress Website

How to Add a Contact Form to Your WordPress Website

Most websites include contact forms, and if you want to be accessible on your blog, you may want to add a contact form so your readers and visitors can reach out to you. Visitors can, of course, reach out to you on social media, and you could potentially list your email so they can just… [Continue reading…]

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