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A Look at the WordPress Media Experiments Plugin in an Interview With Pascal Birchler

Pascal Birchler Interview.

Hello everyone! Today, we want to welcome you to another original interview (in our series). This time, we’re thrilled to feature Pascal Birchler, a trailblazer in the WordPress community. Pascal has been working on an innovative project – the WordPress Media Experiments plugin – designed to help achieve better image optimization within the Block Editor.

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How to Migrate a Site From Figma to WordPress

A Figma to WordPress conversion is a common workflow in many development circles. Figma is an industry-typical tool to help with User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) design. WordPress is (of course) the typical way to publish your website. It means figuring out how both of these solutions work together for more efficient project management.

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How to Fix the WordPress “White Screen of Death” (WSoD)

WordPress white screen of death.

The WordPress White Screen of Death (WSoD) is arguably one of the most infuriating errors on the platform. Getting no indication of what has happened means you have to put in the work to find a fix. The error is also one that can cause some panic and anxiety. While you have the error, your site will be out of commission. Because of this, you need to work quickly and methodically to put everything right again. Fortunately, that’s where this tutorial comes in.

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How to Solve: “Avoid an Excessive DOM Size” in WordPress

Avoid an excessive dom size.

Google Lighthouse’s ‘Avoid an excessive DOM size’ warning is a performance metric you’ll want to look out for. The Document Object Model (DOM) aspect of this lets scripts access and manipulate the elements of your site. This includes your HTML and CSS. However, a large DOM size can cause performance issues, maintenance problems, and much more. First, let’s help you understand what it means.

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How to Create Good Services Page Design in WordPress

services page design in WordPress

Stellar Services page design in WordPress uses the same fundamentals and tactics as almost any other website. The idea is to capture a visitor’s attention and give them reason to become a customer. In this respect, the design of your page will follow conventional design practices. However, there are a few specifics that relate to your own page and WordPress that warrant mentioning – especially the plugins you’ll turn to.

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Core Web Vitals: How to Eliminate Render Blocking Resources

eliminate render blocking resources.

Speed testing is one of the most significant tasks you undertake, as it can tell you just how nippy your site is for end users. A slow site can be a disaster for your user experience (UX). However, the JavaScript and CSS your site loads can have a big impact, so it’s one of the first aspects you’ll look at. Google Lighthouse focuses more on the experience of the user, and its ‘eliminate render blocking resources’ opportunity lets you handle one key element of a fast page speed.

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An Introduction to WordPress Playground (Including Use Cases and Comments From Lead Dev)

WordPress Playground could be the answer to a lot of problems. For the longest time, there hasn’t been a solid way to showcase WordPress products such as themes or plugins without complex hosting and demo setups. Also, replicating an error is often a minefield for a support team. WordPress Playground is an in-browser version of the platform that could solve all of these issues.

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Defer Offscreen Images: How to Fix This Google Lighthouse Opportunity

Measuring your site’s performance has often been a hit or miss job. This is because the available tools didn’t give us a proper insight into the experience of the user relative to that site performance. However, Google Lighthouse fixes a lot of these drawbacks, and makes it so you can fit it into your development workflow. One of the ‘opportunities’ within Lighthouse is to defer offscreen images in WordPress. The good news is this is simple to achieve.

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Python vs Java: The Key Differences You Should Know

While it would be nice to flip open a laptop and begin to code, you have to think a lot about what language to use. This is true for both beginner and professional developers alike. For some projects, you won’t have this choice. However, if you have more freedom, you’ll want to compare Python vs Java. Both have power under the hood and intuitive syntax.

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5 of the Best Wix Alternatives for 2024

best wix alternatives

Wix is a popular website builder and can be a fantastic option to create a website, but it isn't the only option around. In fact, there are some aspects of Wix that many won't find so welcoming. As such, you're probably interested in exploring some Wix alternatives, so that you can compare them, and make the switch. Well, that's exactly what we're going to give you, so keep reading.

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Weebly Review: Is This a Viable Website Builder in 2023?

weebly review

Choosing a website builder for your next project can be a tough decision, even once you whittle down the options to a handful. Weebly is often one of the top contenders, due to its straightforward usability, reasonable pricing, and ecommerce integrations. However, it’s just as important to compare what this platform offers in relation to the likes of WordPress, Squarespace, and Wix. Our Weebly review will shed as much light as possible on what the builder does well, and where it can improve.

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