Testing visual elements on your website can offer valuable insights into your User Experience (UX). If you don’t check your site on a regular basis, you might overlook bugs and other design issues that could harm your business. Fortunately, you can easily troubleshoot your site with visual regression testing. This will help you identify any development changes that have impacted the User Interface (UI) on your website. This way, you can ensure that your site remains easy to use and navigate. In this post, we’ll explain what visual regression testing is and how your website can benefit from it. Then, […]
Web3 and WordPress: What to Expect From the Future (+Plugins)
Web3 is a buzzword that you can hear on many corners of the Internet these days, including the WordPress sphere. Rumor has it that it will upend how we do business on the and change the Internet itself. Since WordPress is an integral part of the web (*cough* 40+% market share *cough*). Therefore, the question is less if and more how it will impact our favorite CMS. There was even a talk on this very topic by Dave Lockie at WCEU 2022. To prepare for how Web3 will impact WordPress and to get ready for it in general, we will […]
Spark Happiness: The Marie Kondo Guide to Cleaning Up Your Website
Tired of looking at your unkempt website? Of seeing it full of clutter and chaos, lowering your mood, and reducing your quality of life? Do you abhor the rows of post drafts, piles of spam comments, and a jumble of dashboard widgets that greet you every time you log on? Sounds like it’s time for a website clean up! Introducing the revolutionary Marie Kondo (-inspired) system for bringing order to your WordPress website. With the KonMari (-esque) guide for uncluttering your web presence, you, too, can have a peaceful environment to work, create content, and grow your business. Are you […]
Imajinn Brings Royalty Free AI Photo Generation to the Post Editor
Creating photos by using Artificial Intelligence has been a hot trend as of late through the likes of DALL-E-2 and others. A new WordPress plugin called Imajinn, developed by the Infinite Uploads team brings the convenience and power of AI photo generation to the WordPress post editor. Imajinn is a free plugin that doesn’t require a license or API key to use. Once installed and activated, it will ask you for your Infinite Uploads credentials or to register an account with an email and password. In my case, I registered a new account. Once I registered a new account, I […]
How to Customize Your Website With a Webfont Generator (In 3 Steps)
When you choose the right font for your website, you can develop a unique brand while maximizing readability. However, you’ll likely only have a few default options in WordPress. Fortunately, you can easily create custom fonts using the webfont generator at Creative Fabrica. With this tool, you can choose from thousands of fonts and convert them to a web-safe format. In this post, we’ll explain the important role fonts can play in web design. Then, we’ll show you how to customize your website with a font generator. Let’s get started! The Importance of Fonts in Web Design The right font […]
What Are the Cons of Managed WordPress Hosting?
Managed WordPress hosting is a popular option among site owners. This service stands out for its speed, reliability, and performance. However, you might be wondering if this is the right solution for you. By looking at the cons of managed WordPress hosting, you can decide if it’s the best option for your website. Price and flexibility are some of the factors that could affect your decision. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at managed WordPress hosting. Then, we’ll explore the downsides of this service and discuss why it’s still a good option for some users. Let’s get started! […]
Managed WordPress vs WooCommerce Hosting: What Are the Main Differences?
A good hosting service is the backbone of any eCommerce business. However, with so many options available, you might not know what would be the right choice for your website. Managed WordPress hosting and WooCommerce hosting are two popular options to consider. These hosting plans can save you time and money, helping you grow your online business more efficiently. In this article, we’ll look at managed WordPress and WooCommerce hosting in more detail and compare the two options. We’ll then discuss when to consider using WooCommerce hosting. Let’s get started! An Introduction to Managed WordPress Hosting As the name suggested, […]
Did You Mean Gutenberg or Something Else?
It has been nearly four years since Gutenberg was merged into WordPress and since that time, we’ve entered a period where the Gutenberg term is sometimes used to describe specific features that are unrelated to the project. In a recent article published by Fränk Klein, Klein takes a closer look at what Gutenberg means, the components that make up the project, and what developers and consultants should know in order to be precise in communicating with clients. As Klein points out, Gutenberg is not a single feature but rather a collection of components that’s part of the re-working of WordPress. […]
How to Style Links Using CSS: A Detailed Beginner Tutorial
In this tutorial, we will talk about how to style web links via CSS. Links are a central part of any website. They allow you to move visitors on to other parts of it, refer to sources to underline the points you are making, help readers discover more relevant blog posts, and more. Learning how to change their design allows you to make sure that are recognizable as links and fit the rest of your website. CSS offers many different ways and properties for that, so lets go over them one by one. Link Standards and Default Link Styling Before […]
When to Use a Local WordPress Web Development Environment (4 Cases)
Making changes to your live WordPress website can be time-consuming and risky. If something goes wrong during an update, you can lose all your work and inconvenience your site visitors. Fortunately, by using a local development environment for your site, you can make changes in private. You’ll have a safe space to build and edit your website without affecting the live version. In this post, we’re going to explain more about what a local WordPress environment is. Then, we’ll explore four cases when it makes sense to use one. Let’s get started! An Introduction to Local WordPress Development A local […]
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