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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

November 29, 2019

Advanced PHP Tutorials For Developers With 2 Years Of Experience

Do you want to get access to advanced PHP tutorials? What do you want to profile in over the next few years? The first two years of PHP development have already taught you the basics of web development with PHP. This includes syntax, basic problem-solving, tackling specific issues with programming code, probably general debugging principles and

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

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

November 8, 2019

How Do You Negotiate A Raise For $2?

How do you negotiate a raise? Let’s review the different factors that determine the probability of a possible raise. Percentage Increase How much is $2 of your hourly rate? If you’re earning $20/hour, that’s 10%. But, if you’re charging $10/hour, that’s 20%. If you’re charging $4/hour… Well, you get the point. The average reported annual

November 1, 2019

Why Do Small Businesses Use Overseas SEO Agencies?

Location does matter only if you are running a brick and mortar store or want to position yourself in a local market (speaking a language different from English). In any other case, the actual location of the SEO service provider is irrelevant. Different vendors across the world can handle targeting an international business with an English website. With

October 25, 2019

What Types of Music Work Best When In A Creative Zone?

I’m pretty sure it’s a personal preference for the most part, but I have a couple of suggestions for the types of music work best when in a creative zone. While you’re in the creative zone — coming up with the content, editing for better readability, gathering stats — avoid lyrics. Lyrics are generally distracting unless

October 11, 2019

Are There Language Learning Apps That Can Help You Learn Another Language?

None of the “language learning apps” will effectively help you learn a new language to the extent of being comfortable using it in practice. I’ve studied Spanish and German with Duolingo, Memrise, Babbel and enjoyed different aspects of each app. They weren’t mutually exclusive, either. Most applications will teach you some basic grammar and a limited

October 4, 2019

What Are Some Amazing Gift Ideas For Your Business Partners and Employees?

What gift ideas for your business partners and employees do you currently have? I’m really fond of backpacks. A hosting company I worked for as a brand ambassador branded a nice camouflage Dakine backpack for a Christmas party, which I believe also contained a pack of Converse sneakers. I still remember both and really appreciated the gifts.