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There are much more than 7 reasons to attend WordCamp

WordCamp

A few weeks ago I went WordCamp Fayetteville (AR). It was my second WordCamp to attend, and I hope to participate in more in the coming years. I live in Central Arkansas, and we have several good options within 6-8 hours including Dallas, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, and Memphis. Further, WordCamp US is in Nashville again…

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How to hide the Gutenberg Banner from your child sites

remove gutenberg banner

WordPress 4.9.8 release, scheduled for July 31, 2018, will include a banner inviting website owners to try the new Gutenberg editing experience. This banner shows for all users with the back end access and each user needs to dismiss it individually. Hiding this banner on multiple sites can take you some time, however, MainWP Code Snippets…

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Don’t let the GDPR sink you! GDPR Roundup

GDPR ROUNDUP

GDPR. That’s all people seem to be talking about. I guess the promise of hefty fines will create all kinds of emotions. So, where does that leave WordPress professionals? It is definitely something we should take note of for our clients. One UK developer said he had field almost a dozen calls in a week…

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7 Questions to ask before starting a WordPress site care business

WORDPRESS SITE CARE BUSINESS

If you are looking for easy money, then hop on down to Easy Street, where you can hang out with Miss Hannigan, Rooster, and Lily (remember Annie?). It didn’t work out so well for them. You remember, they tried to scam Daddy Warbucks’s out of the reward by pretending to be Annie’s missing parents? Every business…

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December Podcast Roundup: Women of WordPress

WordPress Podcast Roundup

This month’s podcast roundup includes three influential WordPress professionals giving their perspective on business and life. We are talking about the power and influence of women today on the WordPress Podcast Roundup. First, we listen to Kim Doyal as she talks about life lessons and “content equity.” Next, we sit in on a chat between…

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Facebook Groups for business: 6 Tips everybody ought to know

Facebook Groups for Business

Quick show of hands, how many of you are in a Facebook Group? I saw those hands. They were all over the place. I admit I’m in one. . . . or two. . . maybe three. .  . possibly more. You too? Some of mine include dirt track racing, copywriting, freelance writing, WordPress, marketing,…

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Unusual ways to get clients for your WordPress business

In a perfect world, clients would just come to us, ready to have us build high yielding WordPress websites for a good, solid price. I mean, that is the ultimate in getting clients, right? And, for some WordPress developers, they have tapped into a steady stream of referrals. For most of us, the struggle is…

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The Jason Bourne way to manage freelance office space

Freelancer Office Space

Sometimes I think I fancy myself Jason Bourne as a freelancer. I mean, I am on my own now, right? Bourne became a freelancer. He broke away from the “program” and lived on his own. His attempt to be an independent person was met with resistance from the CIA. As Bourne told Alexander Conklin, “I’m…

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Securing your WordPress Sites with MainWP

WordPress powers approximately 17% of all the websites online around the world. This means that it is a very attractive platform for hackers to try and compromise as it gives them the ability to take down or control many websites with just a single exploit. How do WordPress sites get hacked? A recent study has…

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