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 Create a Custom Taxonomy in WordPress with Pods
Custom taxonomies are a great way to organize information in WordPress. And the Pods plugin makes it easy create them without having to write any PHP code. We’ve got a full article explaining custom taxonomies in a fair amount of depth, so for here I’ll just offer a summary. You want a custom taxonomy because:
WordPress Page Builders, Reviewed: Beaver Builder, Divi Builder, WPBakery Page Builder
This article reviews three prominent WordPress page builder solutions: WPBakery Page Builder, Divi Builder, and Beaver Builder.
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.
A Complete Guide to PHP Data Types: Numbers, Booleans, Strings, & More
How to Create Hero Images with Beaver Builder
This is a guide to creating hero images with Beaver Builder.
A Complete Guide to Object-Oriented PHP for WordPress Developers
One of the boogeymen that frighten a lot of newer WordPress developers are “objects” and object-oriented PHP. You kind of get it, you aspire to get it, but you just don’t really understand where any of this code comes from or leads. If that’s the case for you, stop and stay awhile. I’ll be going on at length but I feel pretty sure you’ll get a lot from this.
How to Add Custom CSS Styles to Beaver Builder Elements
Beaver Builder is my favorite WordPress page builder by a mile, and it becomes significantly more powerful if you know CSS. This video guide quickly walks you through efficiently adding CSS styles to Beaver Builder elements—both modules, and the HTML elements inside those modules.
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.
How We Make Money Selling Premium WooCommerce Plugins
A lot of people have written about how competitive WordPress has become and how difficult it is to make money with WordPress from products such as themes and plugins. Others believe there’s still plenty to be thankful for in WordPress.