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How to Get Readers to Actually Comment on Your WordPress Blog Posts
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If you use WordPress for blogging you almost certainly want more reader comments. Posts that get a lot of comments feel successful, while those that fail to generate a conversation sometimes feel like wasted effort. Comments are a form of validation. They let you know that your readers are engaging with your content and that […]

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Choosing a WordPress Management Dashboard: The Ultimate Guide
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Management dashboards can help you manage all your sites in bulk to increase your efficiency and productivity, saving you oodles of time. But with so many options out there, which one should you choose? Dashboards for WordPress sites list all of your sites, plugins and themes in one super convenient location. They also let you […]

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How to Learn WordPress: 7-Day Challenge
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So you want to learn about WordPress, huh? Congratulations. You’ve just made an excellent decision – and one I want to help you achieve in seven days. The first time I came across WordPress I admit that I was daunted – and it took me a long time to embrace it. This was quite a […]

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Thinking About Getting a .blog Domain Name? Here’s What You Need to Know
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So Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, is getting into the domain business. This fall, you can register your site with a new top-level .blog domain. But why would you want to do that? In this post, I’ll help you decide whether it’s worthwhile picking up one of these new domains. But First, Some History: Generic Top-Level […]

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22 Tools That Infinitely Improve the WordPress Admin
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When you think about making WordPress more useful the dashboard probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. However, if you spend a lot of time logged into /wp-admin/, and have never taken the time to customize that experience, you can almost certainly get more out of it than you’re getting right now. If […]

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Real World Websites Using the WordPress REST API in Cool and Unexpected Ways
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For most of us, the WordPress REST API feels like something experimental, something we might be developing our skills on or experimenting with. I know there are plenty of developers out there who are playing with the API, testing what it can do and using it to build personal projects and experimental sites. And that’s […]

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How to Track Almost Anything with Google Tag Manager and WordPress
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One of the advantages for businesses operating in the digital space is the sheer amount of data available, from search data to help you identify the types of keywords your target market is using or the topics and news your users are sharing on social media. While you can collect this type of data from […]

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Javascript For WordPress Developers: Using AJAX
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AJAX, or Asynchronous Javascript and XML, is used to communicate with server-side scripts and allows you to load content dynamically without having to reload the page. Say, for example, that you’re building a website for a local charity and you want to encourage a positive vibe. You could add a button titled “Show some love!” with […]

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The Ultimate Guide to W3 Total Cache: Works-Every-Time Settings for Shared Web Hosting
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Shared hosting isn’t the ideal environment for speeding up WordPress with W3 Total Cache. There are features that just don’t work well on a shared server. In addition, if you run into server configuration issues there isn’t much you can do about it if your site is hosted on a shared server. In an ideal […]

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