Why You Should Have the Latest Version of WordPress

Why You Should Have the Latest Version of WordPress

In recent weeks WordPress plugins have suffered a spate of security vulnerabilities, prompting concerns WordPress as a platform isn't secure. Of course it's secure – when it's up-to-date. We look – in detail – at what you need to know. Read more here.

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The End of The Web Hosting Industry

The End of The Web Hosting Industry

Just when the Web hosting industry seemed more stable and entrenched than ever, announcements last week by Google, Microsoft and Amazon gave an official stamp of approval to the technological shift that is about to send it all swirling down the drain, and the...

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7 Free WordPress Plugins to Make Quick Work of Tedious Tasks

7 Free WordPress Plugins to Make Quick Work of Tedious Tasks

If you run your own WordPress site – or even a bunch of sites – let’s face it, managing it can become time consuming as you add new features, new users, and your content becomes more complex. Luckily, there are some great tools available – and all free! – that can...

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Smart Thumbnails with “object-fit”

Smart Thumbnails with “object-fit”

So you've built a perfect grid with perfectly sized product thumbnail images, perhaps in a squared size, but whenever the client uploads images with an incorrect size, they will be squished into the rectangle, potentially being incorrectly resized. You could avoid...

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2 Tips to help you become a 6 figure WordPress consultant

2 Tips to help you become a 6 figure WordPress consultant

Another great article from Curtis McHale I’ve already written about one of the kickback points from my 6 Figure WordPress Consulting post when I broke down my expenses. The second push back I got was that someone doing WordPress could even make $60k let alone invoice...

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10 places where anyone can learn to code

10 places where anyone can learn to code

Teens, tweens and kids are often referred to as “digital natives.” Having grown up with the Internet, smartphones and tablets, they’re often extraordinarily adept at interacting with digital technology. But Mitch Resnick, who spoke at TEDxBeaconStreet, is skeptical of...

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Using Markdown in WordPress

Using Markdown in WordPress

In the past couple of years, Markdown has gained a lot of momentum in the web publishing community. It is a syntax that makes writing HTML a lot easier, and once you get the hang of it, you’ll find yourself writing posts quicker without worrying about formatting....

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How Much Should You Charge?

How Much Should You Charge?

If you're a freelancer, you've probably caught yourself scratching your head too many times while pondering over a particular question. Which question, you ask? Oh, you know it very well! Remember the times a client asked you to state your proposal for a design...

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