This week’s link roundup features advice that will make your WordPress design better and your online marketing far more successful.
In the WordPress Hosting Demystified seminar, Synthesis’ Director of Operations Derick Schaefer discussed a 2011 WordCamp survey that uncovered an apparent conundrum. The most liked and the most hated component of WordPress is the same thing: plugins.
As Nietzsche might suggest if he were alive today (and blogging on WordPress, which he would be, of course) plugins can certainly add functionality to the WordPress core that propels to you toward success, but if you’re not careful, they can also cause your site to go down in those metaphorical flames.
In this week’s link roundup, Sonia Simone dishes great advice on SEO; Rafal Tomal and others give you essential insight into design; and you all also learn how to take ROI metrics to the next level and how to become a top WordPress developer.
The cloud is useful. Very useful in fact. It just isn’t a solution in-and-of-itself like you may think of it. And how cloud technologies are employed is very important.
Here are a handful of fallacies about the cloud, which you should keep in mind as it relates to your WordPress hosting.
Jerod provides a few quick, easy tutorials on how to link to and embed YouTube videos at specific time stamps in your WordPress posts.
Today’s links will help you become a bolder entrepreneur, plus a smarter and safer online business owner.
The TimThumb zero-day vulnerability from last August was so pervasive that it cast a Scarlet Letter on this library and anyone who used it. In reality, the vulnerability was fairly narrow in scope.
This post is intended to “state the facts” about the TimThumb fiasco and to make sure the important lessons it taught us are not forgotten.
Today’s links include a lesson on landing pages from Brian Clark, why design is “every single character on your blog,” an essential lesson from Andrea Rennick on how to write effective support forum requests, and a new plugin from Brian Gardner.
We don’t dwell on problems here at Synthesis. We seek solutions. And in Sucuri, we’ve found a partner in fighting malware and keeping our hosted web sites safe so our customers can have peace of mind.
Here at Synthesis, we believe StudioPress makes the best premium themes in the WordPress world. Today, I’m going to tell you about a handful of Genesis child themes that I have personal experience with that you should strongly consider using.