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Your choice of web hosting is an important consideration. Getting it right is like adding jet fuel to your average car engine. However, a poor selection can hamper your site's effectiveness, much like adding the wrong type of gas to your car. In other words, matching the right host to your needs is crucial.

While the options could seem overwhelming, you can narrow them down by answering one initial question: should you choose shared or managed [...]

Mon, Oct 22, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Nextiva

Are you considering using VoIP but are not entirely sure if your business truly needs it? VoIP is a term used for internet phone service which allows you to use advanced call management features using a software on your computer or mobile phone. It is a perfect business phone solution for small businesses. In this article, we will explain what is VoIP and highlight the benefits to help you decide if it's the best solution [...]

Mon, Oct 22, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

After WP Engine acquired StudioPress in June, the company began investing in expanding the Genesis team. WP Engine is hiring new people to work on the framework and expand support and community activities.

On the latest episode of the newly revived StudioPress.fm podcast, StudioPress founder Brian Gardner said one of the reasons he sold the company was because he needed outside help to take [...]

Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
Riya Sander

If you have put in a lot of effort into your search engine optimization, you might be afraid that your efforts will go down the drain if you switch hosts. So does hosting affect SEO? Yes, it does. Web hosting for SEO is a critical factor for your rankings as it affects essential attributes such as the speed at which your site loads as well as the up and downtimes. Here are some of the [...]

Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
 Common WordPress Errors and How to Fix Them

While WordPress is really easy to use, there are some common WordPress errors that can make you panic. The good thing is that the WordPress error you are seeing on your site is most likely been reported and resolved by someone before you. At WPBeginner, we have written tutorials on how to fix several popular WordPress errors. In this article, we will cover the 40 most common WordPress errors along with showing you how to [...]

Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL
New WooCommerce Dashboard

WooSesh, the free virtual conference devoted to WooCommerce kicked off earlier today. Todd Wilkins, Head of eCommerce at Automattic, Kelly Hoffman, Head of Design for eCommerce at Automattic, and Aviva Pinchas, Product Lead of the WooCommerce Marketplace at Automattic got things started with the keynote presentation.

Wilkins highlighted what the team has accomplished since last year and outlined what users can expect in 2019. Pinchas shared a wealth of data from a survey that was [...]

Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

WooCommerce is a popular ecommerce platform because of its simplicity and the high performance. However, as experts will tell you, the real performance of a WooCommerce store comes from the underlying hosting infrastructure that powers it. In many instances, the hosting solution is the make-or-break decision that determines the success of a WooCommerce store.

Another important aspect to remember in this context is all the work that goes into the management of a WooCommerce store. In [...]

Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS

The Gutenberg team has officially responded to recent concerns about the new editor's accessibility. Matias Ventura, the project's technical lead, published a post with examples of the accessibility efforts the team has made, many which may not be easy to discover. These include features such as keyboard shortcuts, slash command and insertion, high-contrast mode, and mechanisms for navigating regions and blocks with the keyboard.

Ventura highlighted the audible messages feature that [...]

Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I have a lengthy discussion about the numerous Accessibility concerns being raised by members of the community. We also talk about the WordPress 5.0 release date, tempers flaring in the WordPress core Slack channel, dealing with political situations within the WordPress project, and more. We share our thoughts on the Twenty Nineteen default theme and provide a quick update on the status of WooCommerce 3.5.

Stories Discussed:

WordPress [...]

Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
How to easily add JavaScript in WordPress posts and pages

Do you want to add a JavaScript in your WordPress pages or posts? Sometimes you may need to add a JavaScript code to the entire website or into specific pages. By default, WordPress does not let you add code directly in your posts. In this article, we will show you how to easily add JavaScript in WordPress pages or posts.

What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is a programming language that runs not on your server but on [...]

Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL