New things are often frowned upon since a sudden and drastic change can disrupt routine and many other comforts we used to enjoy. WordPress’ Gutenberg update is one of those things; it scrapped the WYSIWIG editor (Classic) for a shinier Gutenberg Block Editor. It’s new, sleek, and it also caused a lot of chaos among writers who preferred the good ole reliable WYSIWIG.[Read more…]
Building up a subscriber base is for your blog or website is easy until you actually get too many of them. As it turns out, winning their attention is only half the battle, the other half is keeping it, meaning taking care of your audience in pretty much all aspects, including security. For that, you’ll need help in the form of WordPress membership plugins.[Read more…]
There’s certain psychology involved in websites regarding user behavior. Apart from the fact that some people have a natural behavioral map for navigating online spaces, some of them are also strapped for time. So, really, it all boils down to their satisfaction or more specifically, their user experience or UX for short. To that end, if your website can have a better user experience, you can bet people will have more incentives to visit.[Read more…]
Editor’s note: Post updated in August 2019 to reflect new plugins.
Video has taken over the web, and according to TechCrunch, adults now spend nearly six hours per day watching videos on the internet. For those of us with easy access throughout the day to sites like YouTube, that number can grow exponentially. While, yes, you can easily embed some code into your blog post, there are many WordPress plugins for video. From helping you share self-hosted videos to displaying videos from YouTube or Vimeo in a beautiful way, there’s something for everyone.[Read more…]