20 Essential WordPress Utilities to Manage Your Site

WordPress utility plugins let you make enhancements to all aspects of your WordPress website: performance, design, and security.  With thousands of options available, however, it can be quite difficult sorting the good from the not so good. In addition, you need to be very selective when deciding on what kinds of plugins you want to…

Are these books still relevant? I heard the html and css were outdated, what resources/books would you suggest?

These books are excellent foundations, though may be a bit dated for more modern development. I found the core html and JavaScript that is covered in these books is well written and full of great diagrams and illustrations. The content is very well structured, guiding you with a good amount of depth through a lot of the fundamental web development concepts. The jQuery content isn’t quite as relevant as it was a few years ago, and there have been some new features and syntax changes from when these were written (mostly not new things you can do, it just now takes less typing). If you are looking to get a solid background in the basics of web development, these are some great resources. If you’re looking to get more of a jumpstart on modern development practices these might not be quite what you’re looking for.

Optimizing Your E-Commerce Store With Technical SEO

The e-commerce sector is one of the fastest-growing in the world; the need for perfection originating from ever-growing consumer demand keeps e-commerce business owners on their toes. Nowadays, it’s not just about the quantity or quality of products your online store has to offer.   It’s also about customer experience. However, for consumers to enjoy…