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Testing WordPress Website Backups to Avoid Future Disasters
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If you’ve used WordPress for a while, you know keeping regular backups can save you from losing your website (you know, the site you’ve put all that time and effort – literally hours – into building). But have you tested your WordPress backups to see if they actually work? Sometimes, backups could be missing files […]

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How to Convert Any HTML5 Template Into an Awesome WordPress Theme
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What do you do when you can’t find the perfect WordPress theme? In all likelihood, you probably turn to a theme framework. However, every once in a while, you probably have this thought flit across your mind: “I should just code an HTML5 template and convert it into a WordPress theme.” But that’s just a […]

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Introducing WPMU DEV Cloud Backups (Members Get 10GB for Free!)
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Hey, we just took your WPMU DEV membership to the next level by giving you 10GB unlimited site managed cloud backups. Oh, and guess what? It’s part of your regular WPMU DEV membership so is gonna cost you zero dollars and zero cents 🙂 How does it all work? Well, first up you can manage […]

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Advanced WordPress Development: Writing Object-Oriented Plugins
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There are a lot of benefits to learning object-oriented programming if you’re a WordPress developer. OOP code can help organize your code and make it reusable. It’s more extensible, easier to maintain, and encourages a culture of using design patterns. This is the second post in our six-part series focusing on WordPress for advanced developers. This […]

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How to Add Schema.org Markup to WordPress for Better SEO
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One of the challenges in getting people to visit your WordPress website is ensuring your content can be crawled by search engine spiders. And an even bigger challenge is making sure search engines can understand the relevance of that content in context. What do I mean by the “relevance of content in context?” Well, imagine […]

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How to Move a Single WordPress Site into a Multisite Network
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One of the most frequent questions I’ve been asked by students completing the WordPress Multisite course in The Academy is this: how do you move an existing WordPress site into a Multisite network? This post is designed to answer that question and take you through the steps you need to follow to move a site […]

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Introducing Gillie, Our Hip New Upfront Theme – and That’s Not Even the Best Part!
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Don’t panic people, that noise you hear is the sound of awesomeness dropping. Our hip new Upfront starter theme Gillie is live… And that’s not even the best part. You may have noticed our Upfront theme framework got a huge upgrade this week, and with it comes Gillie, a welcoming new design that balances contemporary and vintage. It’s like peeking […]

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Multisite, Hummingbird and Cloudflare: Make Your WordPress Network Blisteringly Fast
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You may have caught the recent announcement that our Hummingbird performance plugin has been integrated with CloudFlare. But given that CloudFlare works on a domain level, what does this mean if you’re running a Multisite network? The good news is that with one CloudFlare account you can cover multiple domains. Unlike many services, you don’t need […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a WordPress Theme Framework (Plus In-Depth Reviews)
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Since I last reviewed WordPress frameworks two years ago, the nature of frameworks has evolved. My definition of a framework back then was a parent theme with an API and/or extensive customization options for non-coders. But things have changed. Not all frameworks are even themes now, let alone parent themes. Some of the frameworks reviewed here […]

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