Beaver Builder Review: A WordPress Developer’s Perspective
This Beaver Builder review is not paid or commissioned by Beaver Builder or any other company. This is my honest opinion as a professional WordPress developer, who builds and manages WordPress websites for a living.
What I’m Thankful For in WordPress: 2017 Edition
This year, it’s felt like change is in the air. The WordPress landscape seems to be shifting at the small-to-medium client level, with ever-stronger competitors driving attempted innovation within WordPress, while some giant players (huge hosting companies, “everything” themes) continue to gobble up huge numbers of the worst-informed customers and the rest of the marketplace starts to crunch.
Stop the Presses: Gutenberg is What WordPress Needs, but It Doesn’t Go Nearly Far Enough
“Everyone’s a critic,” as the saying goes, and nowhere more so than around Gutenberg, the upcoming content editor overhaul slated for WordPress 5.0. Gutenberg has been the subject of soaring vision statements, angst-filled comments sections, and dozens (hundreds?) of cautiously-optimistic-to-mixed-to-confused-to-skeptical-to-concerned reviews.
Elementor is Cool Too
I Built a Site with Squarespace, and I Liked It
In my work as a WordPress developer, Squarespace feels a bit like a gathering storm: something I’m dimly aware of, that may become a serious problem eventually—but hopefully not for a while.
Why Every Web Professional Should Learn WordPress Development
There are lots of ways to make a living on the internet. You can be a marketer who helps people make money online. You can be a social media maven who helps a celebrity like Jessica Alba connect with her fans. You can be an e-commerce seller who sells great niche goods to fans from around the world. You can be an expert at an important technology and use that skill to help people to have better online businesses. And I’ve hardly scratched the surface.
“What is WordPress?”: What to Tell Your Clients
Your clients need a plain-language explanation of what WordPress is, and why to use it over other website solutions.