The Slowest WordPress Plugins (and Alternatives to Try Instead)

We all know that performance and speed are a critical part of how visitors perceive their experience on a website. That’s why we use optimized web hosting plans, install CDNs, and utilize caching plugins to keep WordPress sites running quickly and smoothly. For some of your clients, however, paying for VPS or managed WordPress hosting […] View original post at …

Get the Most Out of Defender and Maximize WordPress Security

Anyone who owns, builds, manages, or hosts WordPress sites should be obsessed with security. It’s not that WordPress isn’t a safe platform to build websites with. It’s just that, being the most popular and widely used CMS in the world, WordPress is an easy target for hackers. This is why WordPress blogs can’t and shouldn’t […] View original post at …

8 WordPress Plugins and Tools for Designing Beautiful Tables

One of the nice things about creating content in WordPress is that nearly everything you can do in word processing software (e.g. stylize text, add special characters, embed images) can be done right from within the WordPress editor. The one type of functionality that hasn’t yet translated over to WordPress, however, is table design. Although […] View original post at …

11 of the Best WordPress Plugins for Taking Control of Visual Content

You’ve heard this argument before: WordPress websites that contain more visual content (that’s well-executed, of course) perform better. Specifically, research shows that articles that use images end up with 94% more views than articles that don’t. There was also a case study from EyeView that showed that landing pages with video receive over 30% more […] View original post at …