Composing a WordPress Development Environment with Docker

This post was contributed by guest author Peter Suhm. Peter is a web developer from the Land of the Danes. He is the creator of WP Pusher and a huge travel addict, bringing his work along with him as he goes.   In the last few years, a wave of virtualization technologies have swept through Read more about Composing a WordPress Development Environment with Docker[…]

Ultimate Guide to WordPress Migrations and SEO: Pre-Migration Prep

There are many reasons you might need to migrate a WordPress site – a change of domain name or perhaps moving a blog from a subdomain to a subdirectory. Whatever the reason, it is important to factor in SEO when considering a WordPress migration. But why, exactly, do you need to keep SEO in mind? There are many Read more about Ultimate Guide to WordPress Migrations and SEO: Pre-Migration Prep[…]

Are Weak Font Choices Wreaking Havoc on Your WordPress Web Designs?

If there were such a thing as the Web Developer’s Dictionary, you’d probably find the word typography defined as “The bane of your existence.” It seems silly really. How could something as small and seemingly innocent as a font cause so much turmoil in web design? Font choices, like everything else in web design, have Read more about Are Weak Font Choices Wreaking Havoc on Your WordPress Web Designs?[…]

How to Code Your Own Custom WordPress Widget

Have you ever wanted to create a custom widget for your WordPress website? While WordPress does include a built-in text widget, which you can use to display HTML along with embedded CSS and JavaScript, if you want to do anything more than that the text widget just won’t cut it. What if you want to Read more about How to Code Your Own Custom WordPress Widget[…]

14 Ways to Increase Visitor On-Page Time and Drop Your Bounce Rate

When was the last time you checked your WordPress website’s analytics? How about your site’s conversion rate? If the two pictures don’t quite sync up (e.g. you’re getting a lot of visitors, but sales are in a slump), then it’s time to figure out what’s going on with your website. Let me ask you a Read more about 14 Ways to Increase Visitor On-Page Time and Drop Your Bounce Rate[…]

Advanced WordPress Development: WordPress Automation With WP-CLI

Whether you’re a developer or an admin overseeing multiple WordPress sites, I’m sure you’ve thought to yourself: “I wish I could do this faster.” From creating a fresh install for testing to updating the same plugin on multiple sites, there are so many tasks you’ll find yourself doing over and over again. WP-CLI is the Read more about Advanced WordPress Development: WordPress Automation With WP-CLI[…]

New Hub Feature! Update ALL Your Plugins & Themes (Not Just Ours)

We’ve just added a new feature in The Hub, our member dashboard, which we think you are going to like: the ability to update all of your plugins and themes from the one easy dashboard, and not just WPMU DEV ones! So now, in order to manage updates (or, in fact, update every single plugin and theme on Read more about New Hub Feature! Update ALL Your Plugins & Themes (Not Just Ours)[…]

How to Add a Donation Page to Your Non-Profit or Charity WordPress Site

WordPress is the ideal platform for charities and non-profit organisations. It’s free and open source and you have access to a huge community of users and developers who can help you build and manage your site. But one of the most important functions of a website for many nonprofits is to encourage people to donate Read more about How to Add a Donation Page to Your Non-Profit or Charity WordPress Site[…]

How to Arrange WordPress Posts in Any Order

Have you ever tried to change the standard order of posts on your site’s blog page? By default, posts are ordered based on the date that each post is published, and there’s no built-in way to change the order in which posts appear. If you do want to change the post order, you have three Read more about How to Arrange WordPress Posts in Any Order[…]

How to Add Schema.org Markup to WordPress for Better SEO

One of the challenges in getting people to visit your WordPress website is ensuring your content can be crawled by search engine spiders. And an even bigger challenge is making sure search engines can understand the relevance of that content in context. What do I mean by the “relevance of content in context?” Well, imagine Read more about How to Add Schema.org Markup to WordPress for Better SEO[…]