Category: Using WordPress
Beaver Builder Review: A WordPress Developer’s Perspective
Update 6/13/2018: This Beaver Builder review has been revised and expanded to reflect an additional year of using the plugin, and to review the new features in Beaver Builder 2.
How to Undo Changes in Beaver Builder
How to Clear Your SiteGround Cache
One reason we love SiteGround is its comprehensive caching solution, SuperCacher. It sits on SiteGround’s own servers so it’s much faster and better tailored to your site than plugin-based solutions like W3 Total Cache, and so if you’re using it you basically don’t need any other WordPress caching solution.
New Email Series: Seven Great WordPress Plugins
While I (David) was away on a recent trip, Fred put together a great free email series for our readers. It’s a seven-day course profiling plugins that have had a major positive impact on his work as a WordPress developer.
How to Create WordPress Shortcodes, and Why I Love Them
Before we look at how to register WordPress custom shortcodes, let’s be clear: If there’s one thing Gutenberg is about to kill, it’s the use of WordPress shortcodes in content creation.
WordPress Page Builders, Reviewed: Beaver Builder, Divi Builder, WPBakery Page Builder, Elementor
This article reviews the four biggest WordPress page builders: WPBakery Page Builder, Divi Builder, Beaver Builder, and Elementor.
How to Compare the Features of WordPress Security Plugins (and Services)
As a part of WordPress Security with Confidence, I built a feature that I felt a lot of people were hungry for. It’s a comparison table of WordPress security plugins. It starts to take people along the journey from “security is a serious topic that I have no idea how to handle” and toward “security is a set of problems I can solve in a variety of ways.” That transition is my motivation for the course, and it’s also the motivation for something I just made free: WPSecurityCompared.com. Which, well, makes it easy to compare WordPress security plugins.
How to Link to Page Content from a WordPress Navigation Menu
Sometimes you want your navigation menu items to link to something on the middle of the page. This is especially true for one-page websites or long scrolling homepages.
How to Create Hero Images with Beaver Builder
This is a guide to creating hero images with Beaver Builder.
Try out Gutenberg, the New Editor for WordPress 5.0
Ready or not, Gutenberg is coming closer to reality with every passing day. There’s a simple first step you can take to get ready: install Gutenberg and try it out. Here’s how.