Data From Theme Reviews Shows Authors Need More Education on Developing Secure WordPress Themes

Last week, we highlighted the progress being made by the Theme Review Team in clearing out a 1K+ review backlog. In an effort to determine common problems with themes discovered by reviewers, Carolina Nymark, a member of the Theme Review Team, reviewed 100 tickets from 531 themes that were closed and marked not approved between December and February. Nymark cautions …

How to Support Your Small Business Clients’ Success with Local SEO

Having worked in marketing for some time now, I’ve become quite familiar with the small business owner mindset: “I want the perfect website. For cheap. And to generate at least 100 leads for my business starting. Right. Now.” That’s a really tall—and, quite frankly, unfair—order to fill. You’re a developer, not a miracle worker. I […] View original post at …

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd Links WordPress.com to the Spread of Terrorism

UK government officials are targeting online service providers after terrorist Khalid Masood killed four people and injured more than two dozen in an attack in Westminster last week. In an article published on the Telegraph Sunday morning, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd called on Google, Twitter, and Facebook to take action on extremist content. She also identified Telegram, Justpaste.it, and …

How to Add and Customize Video Headers in WordPress

WordPress 4.7 introduced the concept of video headers built right into the core software. This visual element is nothing new – we’ve seen it on countless sites and themes – but building it into core makes it considerably more approachable than before. According to WordPress.org: In this post, I’ll walk you through how to use the […] View original post at …

Where to Put Your Call-to-Actions Buttons? What the Research Says CTAs

When we talk about the optimization of web design, much of our focus often goes towards the obvious elements: content, color, sizing, typography, and so on. But as we saw in the analysis conducted on logo optimization, placement also plays an important role in the user experience. In building a website around the user experience, […] View original post at …