It’s not glamorous, profitable, or even particularly fun, but WordPress maintenance is an important part of your blogging strategy. With these detailed maintenance checklists, you can simplify maintenance while ensuring your site runs at top performance.
While plenty of WordPress themes come with a built-in contact form, many sites require something more featureful than these standard forms. See why Gravity Forms is our top pick for contact forms!
It’s tough to find a debugging tool that strikes a good balance between having access to all of your data, and not being overwhelmed by all of the numbers you may not understand. Query Monitor is a plugin that strikes this balance very well.
Backups could be the only thing keeping you from losing all of the posts, pages, and comments you’ve spent years building. We use and recommend UpdraftPlus for both scheduled and one-time backups!
Follow this simple how-to guide to create or change your site’s favicon from within WordPress’s admin dashboard.
Ah, the elephant in the room. 🙂 We occasionally get asked why Agathon hosting starts at $70/month when there are lots of other options, some as cheap as $2.95/month. It’s a fair question. And truthfully, if you’re just getting started—or your blog is a hobby and not something you ever intend to grow or rely on …
One of the most common attacks against WordPress sites is also one of the simplest: hammer wp-login.php. Read how the Move Login plugin can help prevent it.
WordPress’s XML-RPC service can be a target for hackers trying to gain access to your site or simply bog it down. Here’s why we recommend the Stop XML-RPC Attack plugin for most WordPress sites.
WordPress sites are popular targets for cyberattacks, but there are things you can—and should—do to protect your site. Here are the 10 things you can do today to secure your site, plus a printable security audit checklist to walk you through them.
Knowing how visitors use your website is an important part of finding new opportunities to connect with your readers and increase your income—whether that’s getting more people to read your content, building a community, or selling a product. But it can also be overwhelming because there is so much data available. How do you know …