Hummingbird Performance Upgrades Get You Closer to That Perfect 100

Hummingbird, the automated speed optimization plugin for WordPress, has received +130 new features, enhancements and fixes, has doubled active installs (+125k) and cracked 200 reviews with an average 5-star rating in the last 6 months. We’ve been moving so fast improving things we almost forgot to send you the highlights. Tell me more! If you […] View original post at …

How Noeste IJver Uses WPMU DEV To Manage WordPress Sites With The Hub

Our tools are built for real-life WordPress freelancers, designers, developers and agencies. With +250,000 sites and networks hooked into The Hub we’re constantly looking at how our members are growing their profits with automation, optimization and web security. We run annual surveys, share our roadmap quarterly, and get feedback on our forums everyday. But it’s […] View original post at …

WhiPping Up Something Special: +750,000 Emails Each Week

Need the latest in WordPress but don’t have time to dig for what’s important – like a magical digest of the best news, opinions, tutorials, tips, tricks, comparisons, reviews and resources? You need the WhiP! WhiPy Gitchi Ya Ya Da Da Sign up and get an affiliate-link-free (pun-stuffed) curated round-up of the smartest WordPress content […] View original post at …

Create Duplicate Content with Gutenberg

If you’re reading this post, you’ve probably tried out the new Gutenberg editor for WordPress by now. If you haven’t yet, I recommend giving it a go. It’s currently available as a plugin but will be merged into WordPress core at some point in the future, so you’ll have to get to know it sometime. […] View original post at …

How to Design the First Page of an eCommerce Site to Boost Sales

With smaller websites that serve a less direct salesy purpose, the formula for increasing conversions is usually quite simple: your goal is to inform, appeal to the visitors’ needs, and gain a lead or client. Because they have fewer layers of navigation to get through, and typically only one call-to-action to consider, it’s easy to […] View original post at …

WPMU DEV Hub Reporting Got a Major Upgrade (And We’re Not Done)

We took Reports global! And I’m not just talking worldwide. Reports are now fully translated (including custom date range formatting) *AND* 100% subsite ready. Dish out all the automated white label reporting goodness in the Hub to any and every individual site in your Multisite network. WordPress freelancers and agencies around the world are capitalizing […] View original post at …

Designing B2B and B2C Websites: A Breakdown of the Differences

General best practices for web design are all over the web, but applying those rules to real WordPress sites you’re building is something else entirely. That’s why I tend to write about how to design WordPress sites for different audiences–like designing for global versus local customers, or designing for users based on age. The one-size-fits-all […] View original post at …