In order to make your WordPress site live, you need a web server to host it. This technology enables web browsers request your site’s data and display it to visitors. However, it can be difficult to know what type of server can offer you the best performance for your website. Every web server needs software to operate, and there are various options. NGINX and Apache rule the market, hosting over 60% of all web traffic. Most web server software has similar qualities; however, there are differences that can help you determine which one is the best choice for you. In […]
If you’re unfamiliar with block themes for WordPress, the concept might seem a bit odd, especially if you are mainly using the classic editor. However, Full-Site Editing is very much a “thing” now and it’s probably high time you embrace it. That is, if you use WordPress in any capacity. The good news is that building a site with a block theme can save you a lot of time and help you get a handle on how full-site editing works. It’s very much a process of learning by doing. So with this in mind, we’ve put together a list of […]
The Torque Social Hour is a weekly livestream of WordPress news and events. This week we are talking with Jeff Chandler, the founder of WP Mainline and a Torque contributor. We talk about two recent articles that Jeff has shared on Torque; “A Brief Look at the WordPress App for iOS” and “Installing WordPress, The Race Against Time”. This was a fun conversation that touched on many WordPress topics.
Having problems arise on a website or even within the local installation of a website can be nerve-racking. After all, site performance issues or bugs can result in site downtime. And site downtime can mean lost traffic, missed opportunities, and even lost revenue. Thankfully, numerous debugging solutions exist for identifying and repairing site issues. But how can you know what will work best for your situation? In Local, there’s a multi-pronged approach available for debugging. Here, we’ll be discussing the default debug options included with Local, as well as ways to identify errors, and additional add-ons you can use for […]
If you’re wanting an easy way to quickly convert posts written in the Classic Editor into Blocks without having to edit each post and change them individually, check out this brand new WordPress plugin created by Marie Comet. Once installed and activated, you’ll find a Classic to Gutenberg link located in the Tools menu. This plugin adds a user interface that enables you to see a list of Posts or Pages that have been published in the Classic Editor, Gutenberg, or both. Simply check the box next to the post you want to Convert and click the Convert button. In […]