Here’s how to increase the speed and security of your WordPress website…

Summary WordPress has grown in complexity along with the themes and plugins it relies on. For this reason it's important to have the latest updates including recent updates to PHP. This week WordPress 5.1 was released with several performance upgrades. Keeping all aspects of WordPress updated will help make your site faster and more secure. … Continue reading Here’s how to increase the speed and security of your WordPress website…

SOLVED: Divi WordPress Theme Parallax Working for Firefox and Chrome

Version 3.19.3 of the Divi WordPress Theme from Elegant Themes has a parallax feature that is visible for users of the Safari browser on Apple Mac computers. However, it seems that the default native settings of the Divi theme result in an implementation of parallax that isn't viewable for users of Firefox and Chrome browsers. … Continue reading SOLVED: Divi WordPress Theme Parallax Working for Firefox and Chrome

WordPress.com New Gutenberg Block Editor Permalink Issues

The new Gutenberg block editor has some permalink issues as described below. When you first create a post and are working on it, under the Settings > Document controls, you won't see any permalink option. If you press the Save Draft option at the top as you are just starting out with your post, then … Continue reading WordPress.com New Gutenberg Block Editor Permalink Issues

Getting Started With WordPress.com Hosting

Introduction The following instructions assume you don't have a website yet, and haven't registered a domain name. However, these instructions are also helpful for someone with a self-hosted WordPress website wanting to use the JetPack plugins suite -- which requires a WordPress.com user account. Keep these instructions open in a window as you go through … Continue reading Getting Started With WordPress.com Hosting

Recent Features and Bug Fixes to Jetpack by WordPress.com – Problems and Negative Reviews

Summary A recent update to the JetPack plugin suite from WordPress caused many people to experience errors when attempting to login to their administrative dashboard. This resulted in a significant increase in very negative 1-star ratings, shown here. Another problem that people complain about with JetPack is that it slows down site load times. This may … Continue reading Recent Features and Bug Fixes to Jetpack by WordPress.com – Problems and Negative Reviews