How do you choose the right plugins for your WordPress site? I thought it would be helpful if I share the core plugins I install every time I install WordPress (and why I chose them). WP-DB Manager The first plugin I install is for backing up the site. There are loads of excellent choices for […]
Part II of how to install and set up the All in One WP Security & Firewall plugin. Part I (beginner/basic instructions) is here – you should review it before moving on to this tutorial. Intermediate Settings If you have the expertise, there’s lots more you can do. I’ll go through the next set of security […]
When setting up a WordPress site, pay attention to security. The All in One WP Security & Firewall plugin is an excellent choice. The last thing you want to see is a message from Google warning visitors that your site might harm them. That’s what happens, though, if your site becomes infected with malware. Even […]
It’s finally here! Previously, I hinted at it, but now it’s ready. This. Is. It. This is also probably the most uncomfortable I’ve ever felt while writing a positive review. So let’s address the elephant in the room right away. First, I don’t give positive reviews unless I genuinely believe a plugin, theme, service or […]
Note: This has been replaced with a much better offering, called SBI! for WP. Read the review here.
Plugins add functionality and dress up your WordPress website. I’ve just found a new plugin that will help you make your blog pages look a lot more interesting! It’s called the Require Featured Image Plugin. What’s a Featured Image? The Featured Image is the little image that shows up on a blog page next to […]
I have to admit I have a love/hate relationship with WordPress plugins. I use them, but sparingly. That’s because so many plugins are badly coded and fight with each other or with your theme. Now a plugin, if you’ll recall, equates to the inside walls of our WordPress house. Walls exist to help support the […]