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Two Popular Tools to Test Website Performance
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

2 Popular Website Performance Testing Tools

One of the most commonly known tool for website performance testing is GTmetrix but it allows only one location, Vancouver in Canada, to test from. To access more testing locations, you need to create an account so that you can select a testing location that is nearest to your targeted audience. The free plan includes seven locations but with the Pro plan, you have access to another fifteen test locations to select from. All of the covered performance test site tools work in similar ways but the key is using the results they provide and working to improve the site

Crocoblock Plugins for Elementor
WordPress Business
Editorial Team

Crocoblock Review 2022: The Ultimate Solution for WordPress Developers

Googling Crocoblock Review shows mainly positive feedback from individual bloggers/users and other WordPress resources. Are they true considering the glutted market of WordPress templates and plugins? On the other hand, what is the share of copywriters and low prices in this success? Let us look at their products in detail. Crocoblock inherited the Elementor methods: the drag-and-drop technology, no-coding, and the What You See Is What You Get model. Now it is an everyday website building practice due to the widespread of Elementor and plugins for it. Crocoblock is a set of advanced plugins for visual web page building. These

customer-focused web care consultants
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

5 things that WordPress Web Care Consultants can do to be more customer-focused

Welcome to my TED TODD Talk.   I have been around WordPress web care consultants for several years now and have seen a lot of the successes and failures that many have had. It can be hard with long hours trying to get client websites done, overwhelmed with a huge task list, feeling like the kitchen is on fire all the time, clients that ghost you, and never-ending isolation as we mostly work from home. Most web care consultants are trying to do right by their clients, not looking for any attention, and want to have time for their families.

How to Upload SVG Files on WordPress
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Upload SVG Files on WordPress

Being in the industry for nearly two decades, WordPress still does not allow SVG files to upload directly due to security reasons. However, there are several ways to upload SVG files to your WordPress websites. The Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format is commonly used for site logos and other vector-based graphic files. SVG files can be rendered at any size, making them an excellent option for your site. A well-optimized SVG file will be smaller than using a PNG logo on your site. Meet “Safe SVG” WordPress Plugin One of the most solid plugins to both allow SVG files

toolbox
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

March Toolbox: Don’t just say hello and cleaning up the dashboard notifications

In today’s toolbox, we chat about cleaning up notifications in the WordPress dashboard, not saying hello, and a new theme called Olympus. Saddle up. We’re going riding. Cleaning up the notifications in your WordPress dashboard Notifications. We just assume this is part of life in the age in which we live. Everywhere we go, there are notifications. Notifications via text messages, emails, on the sidewalk walking down the street, everywhere we look, there are notifications. It seems to happen more and more inside the coveted WordPress administration dashboard. Every plugin that has a lite version almost always has some kind

Remove Simple History Plugin Data
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Remove Undeleted Logs of Simple History Plugin

If a client site is already using the Simple History plugin for activity logging then it can be possible that the plugin is causing some database bloat. The activity log retention time for the Simple History plugin is 60 days, and this limit can not be changed. In most cases when the plugin is deactivated and deleted then it should automatically remove the custom database tables it uses. Simple History Plugin for WordPress The Simple History plugin stores the activity data in the following two custom database tables; wp_simple_history Wp_simple_history_contexts To clear activity logs you need to navigate to Settings

Q&A with Automattic's Josepha Haden Chomphosy
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Q&A with Automattic’s Josepha Haden Chomphosy

A long, long time ago, I attended my first WordCamp. That was in 2017 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. To that point, the only thing I had ever attended was a WordPress Meetup in Fort Worth, TX. Among the organizers was Josepha Haden Chomphosy. She was one of the people running the show. I could tell right then she had the knack for leadership. She wasn’t afraid to take the lead, a skill I imagine she got from her mother. Fast forward almost ten years later and she is one of the top people at Automattic, the company that oversees WordPress.com and

How to Use SweepPress WordPress Plugin for Site Database Optimization
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Use SweepPress WordPress Plugin for Site Database Optimization

With Spring coming up sooner than you would think now is a good time to make sure that your site’s database has been optimized. One of the newest plugins for database optimization is called SweepPress. The plugin uses SQL-optimized queries to find the data in the site’s database and then remove it. The free version of the SweepPress plugin supports the following database optimization options; Posts: Auto Drafts Posts: Spam Content Posts: Trashed Content Posts: Posts Revisions Posts: Posts Orphaned Revisions Posts: Postmeta Locks Posts: Postmeta Last Edits Posts: Postmeta Oembeds Posts: Postmeta Orphans Comments: Spam Comments Comments: Trashed Comments

march wordpress roundup
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

March Roundup: Elementor makes a bold move and the future of WordPress Multisite

In this month’s roundup, we take a look at the Atarim Web Agency Summit, Elementor’s bold move, the future of WordPress Multisite, Plugin March Madness, and surprising the thing may have helped many ladies get into a career of coding. Ready to get started?  Giddy up. Atarim Web Agency Summit is coming in April The Atarim Web Agency Summit is back and it will take place on April 26-29th.  As with previous years, the summit is virtual, free, and will include loads of great presentations from experts in the website agency industry. Hosts include Atarim’s Vito Peleg, Stephanie Hudson Co-Founder

CDN Prevents DDoS Attack
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Deal With a DDoS Attack on Your Site

With the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks leveled at sites and hosting providers, it is essential to know how to protect your site. DDoS could be explained as a method an attacker uses to target multiple host servers or a specific site server by sending more data than it can respond. During a DDoS attack, bandwidth can be very heavily increased on the site server since it will consume all incoming and outgoing bandwidth. If the DDoS attack is being targetted at your site’s host they will try to control the attack since it would be affecting all customer

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