Cyber Monday Roundup 2019: Deals on WordPress’s Best Products
This Black Friday/CyberMonday deal roundup includes only WordPress products that we like, use, and recommend.
Finding the Best WordPress Hosting of 2019: An Honest Guide
Want to know who’s the best WordPress hosting in 2019? Let’s get straight to it. (And note: We’ve also published our 2020 WordPress hosting ranking if you want to see that data as well.)
The Best WordPress Hosting in 2020: An Honest Guide
Looking for the best WordPress hosting for 2020? We’ve analyzed thousands of unbiased WordPress hosting reviews from real users, to bring you the up-to-date, definitive list of the best WordPress hosts—and the hosts to stay away from.
Gutenberg, One Year In: A Fresh Look at the Pros and Cons of Gutenberg
With WCUS 2019 done with, the Gutenberg block editor has now been a part of WordPress core for a year. (Sticklers: technically, that’s on December 6, but no more releases between now and then.) This milestone seems like a perfect time to revisit one of the most anticipated and controversial features ever to be added to the world’s most popular CMS.
SiteGround Review: Why SiteGround Should Be Your First Choice for Shared Hosting in 2019
We’ve written this comprehensive SiteGround review after testing all major WordPress hosts and hosting with SiteGround for five years. We recommend making SiteGround’s GrowBig plan (starts at $5.95/mo before renewing higher) your first choice for shared WordPress hosting on any site with fewer than 30,000 visits a month. It’s reliable, performant, and technically cutting-edge, with very good and accessible tech support.
Become a Freelance WordPress Developer: How to Make a Career of It
This article explains what I’ve needed to know to work as a freelance WordPress developer.
The Trouble with WordPress Frameworks
This article explains what WordPress frameworks are, and why I generally recommend against relying on them.
GoDaddy vs. Bluehost in 2019: Why Neither is a Good Choice (and What to Choose Instead)
If you’re trying to choose between Bluehost vs. GoDaddy in 2019, there’s one very clear right answer:
Why Coding is Like Spelunking, And How Knowing That Can Help You
This article uses the analogy “Coding is like caving” to explain what coding is, what it isn’t, who it’s for, and how to succeed at it.
Where is the WordPress Community?
The “WordPress Community.” Everyone talks about it. And it does exist, and is great.