For most of my 10-year blogging career, the only thing I knew about PHP was that breaking it instantly took my entire site offline, replacing both the front and back ends with a blank white page. I would occasionally add or update PHP code to customize my theme or add new functionality, but for the …
Improve your site performance and speed with these common recommendations we make for WordPress bloggers during our in-person site health checks.
It can be hard to walk away from a prepaid hosting plan even when you’re experiencing poor performance. Don’t let the sunk cost fallacy hold your site back!
Sticky posts are an often underutilized feature on WordPress that allows you to “stick” a post at the top of your blog so it doesn’t get pushed down by newer content. Here are 13 ideas for using this feature!
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 …