What is a WordPress Plugin?

Wordpress Theme - What is Wordpress Plugins

WordPress is an open source CMS for building and creating websites. It’s one of the webs best tools for content marketing and that’s why it makes up over 28% of the internet today, trusted by huge websites like Sony and Disney. It’s also hugely scalable and that’s why businesses of every size should consider it as their foundation, as it doesn’t have the limited services or terrible content transferring tools of other platforms. WordPress plugins are a major part of why WordPress has become so successful and similar to Apples slogan of ‘there’s an app for that’ in WordPress for any question typically asked, the common reply is ‘there’s a plugin for that’. Plugins are very much like an extension is to chrome or a app is to your phone. It expands the software and makes it even more powerful!   So what is a WordPress plugin? A plugin typically …

1 Major Reason why you shouldn’t download Gutenberg… Yet

1 Major Reason why you shouldn't download Gutenberg... Yet

If you have updated to WordPress 4.9.8 you will have seen the callout for ‘Try Guttenburg’ within your WordPress dashboard that’ll look like the image below. If you haven’t updated to WordPress 4.9.8 or indeed are on a version of WordPress that isn’t even 4 – well I strongly recommend you talk to your website developer as your website is at serious risk of being hacked into and are likely falling behind in other areas like following new major privacy laws like GDPR    What is Gutenberg for WordPress? Gutenberg, named after Johannes Gutenberg, who invented a printing press with movable type more than 500 years ago. The printing press being, of course, one of the most vital inventions in human history allowing for the mass creation and spreading of information. Fitting then, of course, WordPress would name a drastic overhaul to their ancient text editor to a more content …

WordPress vs Wix – Which is better?

Wordpress vs Wix

WordPress vs Wix Which is better? Unless you’ve paid in the tens of thousands or maybe even hundreds of thousands – chances are you’re running websites on CMS – content management systems like Squarespace, WordPress or Wix. Each of these have pros & cons. Which we’ll explore below. About WordPress     It’s important to realise that WordPress.com isn’t the same as WordPress.org. WordPress.com is the companies own website with its own hosting & packages. It’s much more limited than wordpress.org because .org is open source and web developers can move it on to high performing servers. WordPress websites makeup at least about 25-26% of the internet today and are by far the best content marketing CMS owing to being built for blogging. WordPress is highly optimised for SEO & is suitable for small-scale businesses to large-scale businesses. It does, however, require some technical knowledge to make the most of its …