The Best WordPress Podcasts on the Airwaves (What’s in My Earbuds)

The Best WordPress Podcasts on the Airwaves (What’s in My Earbuds)

Ok, raise your hands if you like to listen to something while you work. Was your hand in the air? If so, this post is for you! I raised my hand, too. Whether I listen to  talk radio, streaming music, or podcasts, I like a little background noise while I work. You know, ambiance. Tuning into a WordPress-flavored podcast is…

WPEngine Review: A First Impression

WPEngine Review: A First Impression

Changing your web hosting company is like getting a divorce. You've been with your current host for as long as you can remember, sure there were good times and bad there always are, but where did it all go wrong? Over those years you've boasted about the good things, even recommended others try your favorite host (ok that's where the…

Fanciest Author Box: The Best Author Box Solution for WordPress?

Fanciest Author Box: The Best Author Box Solution for WordPress?

Managing a multi-author WordPress site is like a different world when compared to running a one-man show (or one person show, in the interests of being politically correct ;-)). You have a raft of new considerations to keep track of: user roles and capabilities, editorial duties, and so on. But the upsides are huge -- with content creation being so time…

Wrangle Your WordPress Sites: Consider ManageWP

Wrangle Your WordPress Sites: Consider ManageWP

Like a lot of people before I commit to services or monthly fees I take a long hard look at the offering to make sure that it going to be a worthy investment. So in today's post I thought I give you an honest, down to earth review of ManageWP.com. If you're considering it read on! What It Is ManageWP.com…

Plugin Review: UberMenu 2.3

Plugin Review: UberMenu 2.3

I often ask myself, what makes a visitor like a site? Is it just the content? Is it the design? Or is it both? I've been pondering on this for quite a while now, and have reached somewhat of a conclusion. One of the key elements in any good website is clarity. A clean, well categorized website with good content (including text, images,…

VaultPress For Easy WordPress Backups & Restoring

VaultPress For Easy WordPress Backups & Restoring

Backups... that's the story of my life! I have always done everything to backup everything: my computers, my websites, important papers (that I scanned)... nearly everything. Why? Simply because if my computers crash I don't want to lose years of hard work, so if a fire burns my house I want to have a copy of my diploma. That's why…

The Best Content Slider for WordPress? [RoyalSlider Plugin Review]

The Best Content Slider for WordPress? [RoyalSlider Plugin Review]

The vast majority of you know exactly what a content slider is. They have after all become somewhat ubiquitous in the WordPress world -- if you picked five themes at random from the WordPress.org Repository, you'd probably find that at least one has a built-in slider. And that's not even to mention the sizeable number of free and premium slider plugins…