Speed Up Your Site with WP Rocket

WP Rocket WordPress caching plugin can speed up your site

There have been many articles written on WordPress caching plugins. They explain what caching is, why you need caching and which plugin does the best job at speeding up your site. Most of these articles are very interesting to a geek like me and if you’d like to read the technical stuff, see the links…

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Protect Your Website with Wordfence

Wordfence security

In early February 2017, over 1.5 million websites were hacked because of a vulnerability in WordPress. A patch was quickly released by WordPress.org and installed automatically on most WordPress installations. Some users, however, had turned off automatic WordPress updates and were made vulnerable to the attack. If those sites had installed a plugin such as…

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Install and Configure Yoast SEO

Configure Yoast SEO easily with configuration wizard

Yoast SEO is the most downloaded SEO plugin from the WordPress.org repository. I have used All-in-One SEO but like the features in Yoast SEO more. This is an easy plugin to install and configure. Here are the basic steps. Basic Steps to Install Yoast SEO Log into your WordPress dashboard. Select “Add New” from the…

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Must-Have WordPress Plugins: Akismet

list of plugins including inactive Akismet

If you have an email account—and who doesn’t—you are fully aware of and hate spam. Spam’s original definition of unsolicited email has expanded somewhat to now include unsolicited comments on blog posts. According to data published by Automattic, their anti-spam WordPress plugin Akismet caught over four billion spam comments in one month. Only 3.4% of…

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Who Owns Your Business? You May Be Surprised!

Plan to Own Your Own Business

I have seen increasing numbers of my Facebook friends promoting their businesses on their personal timelines. It’s against the Facebook Terms to use your personal account to represent something other than yourself, e.g., your business. If you’re using your account to represent something other than yourself, you could permanently lose access to your account if…

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