Gutenberg, WordPress, Plugins, Blog

WordPress 5.0 Beta vs. Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2

WordPress 5.0 Beta 1 - Now Available!

This week saw the release of WordPress 5.0 Beta with Gutenberg as standard. And what a week to drop the beta with Red Dead Redemption 2 being released today! All other major games developers have clearly avoided any releases this week due to this massive long-awaited title hitting the shelves. If you haven’t heard of this new game from Rockstar, come out from the rock you’ve been hiding under and check out the hype! It’s slated as being the “game of a generation” and has received top ratings from all of the big games reviewers. I for one am excited to don-poncho and hunker down this weekend with my copy.

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26th October 2018
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Gutenberg, Plugins, Blog, CMS

What Is Gutenberg?

I’m sure by now you’ve heard of Gutenberg. No, not the project to digitise the written word. This is a new editing tool for WordPress. It’s had a lot of hype and there’s mixed opinions out there as to whether it’s going to deliver on expectations and provide the level of functionality that the WordPress community desires. In this post I’m going to provide an overview of what Gutenberg is, what it will do, how to install it and have a play and what the overall verdict is from the critics.

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18th October 2018
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WooCommerce, CMS, Blog, Plugins, eCommerce

9 Reasons Why You Should Use WooCommerce For Your eCommerce Website

WooCommerce has been an increasingly popular choice as an ecommerce platform since it was first created. It quickly became the most used e-commerce tool in the world.

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1st July 2018
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SSL, SEO, Hosting, Plugins, WordPress, Security, Blog

5 Steps To Install SSL On Your WordPress Website

If you’re using WordPress and you haven’t enabled HTTPS yet there’s a few steps you should follow. Google issued a final warning for any websites not using HTTPS by October 2018 stating that it will display a warning for visitors. There’s really no better time to make the switch to HTTPS. Your search rankings will likely be affected and if you’re running WooCommerce then you definitely need SSL.

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13th June 2018
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WordPress, Security, CMS, Blog, Updates, Plugins

How to Increase the Security of Your WordPress Website.

WordPress is one of our favourite Content Management Systems (or CMS for short). It’s open source and one of the most widely used CMS platforms around the world. From bloggers to businesses it’s a great choice. But, just how secure is it?

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29th May 2018
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Blog, CMS, Security, WordPress, Plugins, Themes, Updates

Why is it important to Update WordPress, Plugins, and Themes?

WordPress is a powerful CMS, or Content Management System, that gives you an intuitive administrative interface from which you can manage the content of your website. Originally developed as blogging software, Wordpress has quickly grown to become one of the most popular and widely used CMS around the world for businesses and bloggers alike.

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22nd May 2018
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