Creating a Headless WordPress Site With Frontity

Frontity is a WordPress-focused React-based server-side dynamic-rendering framework (phew!) that allows us to create fast headless websites. Chris has a good introduction to Frontity. I guess you could think of it like Next.js for WordPress. And while the demand for headless WordPress sites may be a niche market at the moment, the Frontity showcase page…

10 Lesser-Known & Niche WordPress SEO Plugins

WordPress as a platform is pretty effective when it comes to SEO. And, while there are a couple of really well-known plugins to help optimize your site (I’m pointing at you and you), there are many more under-the-radar options to choose from. Some plugins may focus on overall SEO, while others home in on just…

Jamstack CMS: The Past, The Present and The Future

The world’s first website was made from static HTML files created in a text editor. While it looks unassuming, it laid the foundation for the web we have today. Fast-forward 30 years, and website technology has changed significantly — we have images, stylesheets, JavaScript, streaming video, AJAX, animation, WebSockets, WebGL, rounded corners in CSS —…

The Grumpy Designer’s Cure for Massive Expectations

Ever since the beginning of time (or the mid-1990s), much has been expected of web designers. In those early days, we were not only focused on learning HTML, but mastering graphic design as well. There weren’t a lot of official learning paths. Thus, our skills were often developed on the job. What’s changed? Well, we…

Best WordPress Custom Login Plugins

WordPress comes with a default login page. But the default login page is basic and bland. You can customize your website login page to reflect your unique style and brand. This is where custom login plugins come in. They are very easy to use—you don’t need to have any coding knowledge at all.  Hero Login…

5 Reasons Why WordPress is Good For SEO In 2021

Introduction WordPress is a powerful platform that is constantly evolving with the changing digital marketing landscape. This is one of many reasons why this resource will discuss and declare that WordPress is Good For SEO. With SEO, you have to be creative and find new ways of implementing it into your marketing strategy to stay…

5 Tips for Increasing Traffic To Your Website

Introduction Wondering how you could be increasing traffic to your website? Then keep reading! In today’s world of social media, it is harder than ever to get the word out about your website. You might be sitting on a gold mine but nobody will know about it unless you tell them! No matter how great…

My Website is not on the First Page of Google: What Can I Do to Fix This?

Studies show that Half of Websites Aren’t Even showing up near the First Page of search engines: What Can You Do to Fix This? Introduction It’s no secret that websites are struggling to rank on the first page of Google. In fact, research shows that over 50% of webpages aren’t even showing up! But what…