WordCamp Manchester: My First Lighting Talk

This weekend just gone was WordCamp Manchester over here in the UK (yes, the real Manchester for our American following). I gave my first ever kind of talk and in truth, post talk I felt like maybe I was a bumbling idiot in front of people. We’re our own worse critic, right? So, I want to […] View original post at …

How To Build Custom Forminator Add-ons Using The Developer API

Forminator is an undercover superhero. On the surface, Forminator appears to be an unassuming form plugin, but if you take the time to look through the Forminator API, you’ll see that beneath those hipster glasses and vest, there is a beast waiting to be unleashed. Unlike other form plugins, Forminator’s API is not blocked off […] View original post at …

The Ultimate Guide to Collecting and Managing Business Reviews to Increase Sales

If you’ve been avoiding review sites, it’s time to step into the limelight, my friend. Whether you’re the best developer in town or an agency that produces outstanding work on time and under budget, business reviews can allow you to build a public reputation that will increase your sales and referrals. “But what if I […] View original post at …

Create a Custom Search With Toolset That Helps Customers Find Exactly What They Want

Customers are becoming more and more demanding and have much shorter attention spans. It’s your job to help them find exactly what they are looking for, as fast as possible! For WordPress developers and site owners, that means you need to install a custom search tool on your site. Custom search will not only help […] View original post at …

Make Your WordPress Sites 100% Immune To Phishing

Google recently made a splash in the security scene when they announced none of their 85,000+ employees have been successfully phished on their work-related accounts since early 2017. It’s the kind of magic sauce we all long to boast about for our clients’ WordPress sites. What was the secret to Google’s success and how can […] View original post at …

Defender 2.0, Forced 2FA, New Tweaks And “We’ll Clean Up Your Site!”

Defender 2.0 is now available including forced Two-Factor Authentication by user role and a new XML-RPC disabler. Big news, I know…but the real stunner comes as a new members-only service upgrade. WPMU DEV security experts will now restore and clean up your site after it’s been hacked! Defender has already been downloaded half a million […] View original post at …

How to Use Instagram To Grow Your Business and Win More Web Design Clients

In June 2018, Instagram hit 1 billion users, with 500 million people logging in daily. That’s a lot of selfies, Thursday Throwbacks, #ootd, and photos of morning lattes! What’s more impressive is Instagram became one of the largest social networks with a minimal number of clickable links, so using Instagram for business requires a unique […] View original post at …

How One WPMU DEV Member Built A Global Development Empire

WPMU DEV is a complete WordPress toolkit built by developers for developers. In the early days we just built plugins that we needed and thought, “hey, someone else might need this too”. 15 years later WPMU DEV plugins are installed on +2,000,000 WordPress sites. But the foundation hasn’t changed…we build products and services for freelancers, […] View original post at …

How To Automate Client Onboarding with WordPress Contact Forms

There’s a lot more to onboarding new clients than meets the eye. Sure, there are the major necessary evils, like invoicing, support and contracts, but have you ever thought about all the time you spend organizing emails, files, requests, logins, tasks and notes? The more clients and team members you add, the more confusing the […] View original post at …