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premium WordPress theme

May 8, 2020

What Will Happen If You Don’t Renew Your Premium WordPress Theme?

Have you ever wondered what happens if you don’t renew your premium WordPress theme? Different sites treat licensing differently, but the rule of thumb is: You remain in control of your theme after your upgrade license has expired. Yes, you no longer have access to theme updates. If you run a really straightforward, minimalist theme,

WordPress plugins

March 6, 2020

Are WordPress Plugins Highly Overrated?

Are WordPress plugins highly overrated in terms of expecting each of them to work flawlessly on production? Yes, totally overrated. People keep mixing up multiple complex, heavy plugins, expecting them to behave as they have been authored by the same development shop. (Honestly, even if they were, compatibility would still be a chore.) I was recently

web development project

January 24, 2020

Why Do Some Programmers Fail To Meet Web Development Project Deadlines?

Of course, not all of them are bad, but there are plenty of reasons why some programmers fail to meet their web development project deadlines. Top Reasons Programmers Have Issues Meeting Project Deadlines Vague Assignment  The answer to a vague assignment is a vague deadline. Incomplete Assignment  A specification may appear to be long and

WordPress knowledge

January 17, 2020

How Should Job Applicants Include WordPress Knowledge In Their Resume?

If you want to steer clear, drop your plan of including your WordPress knowledge in your resume. There are two possible scenarios: The business won’t benefit from you having experience with WordPress so this would be relevant to the job application The business may require some proficiency in WordPress and you would want to clarify

WordrPress plugins

January 3, 2020

Are WordPress Plugins Fully Vetted Before Going Into The WordPress Repository?

WordPress plugins are kind of fully vetted before going into the WordPress repository, but not completely. The Plugin Review team conducts a manual review for every single WordPress plugin submitted to the repository. A similar process exists for the Theme Review team. However, themes are designed for “presentation purposes”, following a set of predictable rules: A style.css

December 13, 2019

SiteGround’s GrowBig Plan Features You Need to Know

SiteGround’s GrowBig plan includes their standard feature set for managed WordPress sites. On top of the standard features a generic shared host would offer, GrowBig also offers: Free automatic transfers from a different host Automatic updates for your plugins or core Additional security layers on a server level (both Linux, your web server, MySQL) WP-CLI

December 6, 2019

How To Make A Multilingual WordPress Site For Your Business?

There are three separate responsibilities to make a multilingual WordPress site happen: A technical matter, an implementation/tooling process, and a content/marketing assignment. From a purely technical perspective, “redirecting users to the corresponding version” and providing options for a multilingual WordPress site is doable with different plugins out there. Polylang’s example of adding languages (say, US

top-level domain

November 22, 2019

What Is The Best Top-Level Domain Alternative for B2B SaaS Companies?

I believe that when it comes to choosing a top-level domain, this is subjective and depends on the industry/target market. But despite the fact that more and more top-level domains (TLDs) are getting introduced, .com still carries a lot of value, especially for US and international businesses that can’t benefit from a local TLD. Both the original

WordPress developers

November 15, 2019

Should WordPress Developers Specialize In A Particular Theme?

First off, WordPress developers specialize in programming. Real developers are platform-agnostic and often language-agnostic since the concepts of software development revolve around solving business problems through algorithms, using data structures and paradigms embedded in the OS layer, web servers, the networking infrastructure and more. WordPress developers are software (or web) developers who are familiar with the WordPress

speaking at WordCamps

May 3, 2019

How Useful Is Speaking At WordCamps

I studied Informatics, but we had several Economics classes as well during the first year. My professor was a Deputy Minister of Economic Development – a bright, wise, experienced industry professional who taught us a lot. During the very first lecture, he said: While pursuing a professional degree, you become public personas. Being able to express your