A Comprehensive Guide to Google Analytics and Understanding Your WordPress Site Traffic

Google Analytics is a popular, powerful, and free service you can use to track and analyze your website traffic. If you aren’t already using it, getting started is easy. However, if you’ve never used the program before, it can be a bit intimidating to get started. So let’s fix that. We’ve covered Google Analytics many times on this blog in …

A Quick and Thorough Guide to WordPress Maintenance Mode

As you build or maintain a WordPress website, you’ll likely find moments where you need to make your site inaccessible to the public. This is – rather obviously – referred to as putting your site into “maintenance mode.” Whether you’re performing simple plugin updates or making full-scale site modifications, maintenance mode is a handy tool to have in your developer’s …

How to Scan Your WordPress Site and Patch Security Vulnerabilities

There are well over 7.5 million attacks on WordPress sites every hour so the probability of your site being attacked is almost guaranteed. Simply scanning your site for vulnerabilities, however, can help you keep nasty hackers at bay. Scanning your site will tell you how your site is vulnerable to attack so you can then take specific actions to patch any holes in your security. So …

WordPress Multisite Masterclass: Managing your Network

If you’re used to managing a standalone WordPress site, you’ll find that there are a few differences when it comes to managing a network. And you’ll also need to manage any sites you personally own on your network, too – the base site, for example. Welcome to the final tutorial in our six-part WordPress Multisite Masterclass. In this series so far, you’ve learned how to …