How to Buy a Vanity Phone Number for Your Website (in 5 Minutes)

How to Buy a Vanity Phone Number for Your Website (in 5 Minutes)

Have you ever wondered how certain companies buy a vanity phone number for their business website? Vanity phone numbers are business phone numbers that are memorable and easy to promote. For example, 1800-FLOWERS is a vanity toll-free phone number for a popular flower delivery service. The sequencing or spelling of vanity phone numbers makes it easier to promote in creative ways. Vanity phone numbers are also highly effective in building your brand image. Many small business owners believe that having a vanity business phone number must have a high cost, need special equipment, or technical skills to manage it. This used to be the case in the old days, but […]

Google Chrome Will Block Mixed Content – Are You Ready for It?

Google Chrome Will Block Mixed Content – Are You Ready for It?

Recently, Google Chrome announced that they will soon start blocking mixed content also known as insecure content on web pages. This feature will be gradually rolled out starting from December 2019. This should give website owners enough time to check for mixed content errors and fix them before the block goes live. Failing to do so will cause poor user experience, loss of traffic, and loss of sales. In this guide, we will explain Google Chrome’s mixed content blocking and how you can be well prepared for it. Since this is a comprehensive guide, we have created an easy to follow table of content: What is mixed content? Why Google […]

How to Optimize Images for Web Performance without Losing Quality

How to Optimize Images for Web Performance without Losing Quality

Did you know that optimizing your images before uploading to WordPress can have a huge impact on your website speed? When starting a new blog, many beginners simply upload images without optimizing them for web. These large image files make your website slower. You can fix this by using image optimization best practices as part of your regular blogging routine. In this article, we will show you how to optimize your images for faster web performance without losing quality. We will also share automatic image optimization plugins for WordPress that can make your life easy. What is Image Optimization? (Optimized vs Unoptimized Images) Image optimization is a process of saving […]

How to Clear Your Browser Cache in All Major Browsers (Fast Way)

How to Clear Your Browser Cache in All Major Browsers (Fast Way)

When fixing common WordPress errors, one common piece of advice that you would often receive is to “clear your browser cache”. Since you don’t need to clear browser cache for day to day internet use, most non-techy users are not familiar with the process. In this beginner’s guide, we will show you how to quickly clear your browser cache in all major browsers, step by step. We will also explain what is browser cache and how browser caching works. What is Browser Cache? Browser cache is a technology used by most popular web browsers to save visited website’s data on a user’s computer. This allows the browser to quickly display […]

14 Best WordPress SEO Plugins and Tools That You Should Use

14 Best WordPress SEO Plugins and Tools That You Should Use

Often we’re asked about what are the best WordPress SEO plugins and tools that we recommend. That’s because search engines are a major source of traffic for most websites on the internet. Optimizing your website for search engines can help you rank higher in search results and significantly grow your business. In this article, we will share the best WordPress SEO plugins and tools that you should use. Some of these tools offer similar functionalities, so we will also highlight which ones are the best for specific use-cases. Things You Must Know About WordPress SEO Plugins & Tools When reading SEO tips or searching for “best free WordPress SEO plugins”, […]

How to Change Your WordPress Site URLs (Step by Step)

How to Change Your WordPress Site URLs (Step by Step)

Do you need to change your WordPress URL? Whether you’re moving from HTTP to HTTPs, changing your domain name, migrating from local server to live site, or transferring to a subdomain, you will need to know how to change your WordPress site URL. The WordPress address and site address are extremely important fields because they reference the address of your website on the internet and the location of your website files. In this article, we will share four different ways to easily change your WordPress site URLs (step by step). This guide will specially come in handy when you are fixing common WordPress errors or moving a WordPress site. Why […]

How to Update a WordPress Theme without Losing Customization

How to Update a WordPress Theme without Losing Customization

One of the best things about WordPress is the easy customization options that you get with WordPress themes and plugins. You can also take these customizations to the next level by adding your own code snippets and CSS styles to your WordPress theme. The problem arises when an update becomes available for your theme. If you are not careful, then there is a high chance that you’ll lose some of those changes you made to your theme. In this article, we will show you how to easily update a WordPress theme without losing customization. We will also cover how to properly customize your themes, so you are not affected when […]

21 Plugins to Efficiently Manage WordPress Multi-Author Blogs

21 Plugins to Efficiently Manage WordPress Multi-Author Blogs

Running a multi-author WordPress website comes with a different set of challenges compared to a a single author WordPress blog. You’ll need to plan content, create an editorial workflow, monitor user activity, and make sure that your website is running at peak performance. This sounds like a lot of work, but luckily there are some really helpful plugins that can make it all go smoothly. In this article, we will show you the best plugins to efficiently manage multi-author WordPress blogs. These plugins will make your job easier and help authors on your website to be more productive. 1. PublishPress PublishPress is the best publishing tool kit for any type […]

How to “Easily” Add Anchor Links in WordPress (Step by Step)

How to “Easily” Add Anchor Links in WordPress (Step by Step)

We occasionally use anchor links in our longer WordPress posts to help users quickly jump to the section they want to read. Anchor links are often used in the table of content sections because they help users move up and down a lengthier article without reloading the page. It can also help with SEO as Google may show them below your search listings for easy navigation (more on this later). In this step by step guide, we will explain what are anchor links and show you how to easily add anchor links in WordPress. Ready? Let’s start with a live example of anchor links. Below is a list of all […]

7 Best Places to Find Premium Domain Name for Sale (+ Expert Tips)

7 Best Places to Find Premium Domain Name for Sale (+ Expert Tips)

We have been often asked by many readers about the best places to find premium domain names for sale. There are many domain name registrars on the market, each one of them try to sell you the best domain names. However not all of them offer you the best tools to find the perfect domain name. Some even try their best to sell you lesser-known domain extensions at cheaper rates. This makes it difficult for beginners to do their domain name research and find a brandable name for their business or blog. In this article, we will share the best places to find domain name for sale including new, expired, […]