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  • What to expect with WordPress 5.9

    Last Updated: January 8, 2022

    After a month-plus delay, WordPress 5.9 is finally about to arrive. And the biggest feature that’s coming is full site editing. So let’s see what you can expect when WordPress 5.9 is released on January 25.

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  • Beginning a journey through full site editing and block themes

    Last Updated: January 7, 2022

    With full site editing coming into WordPress core with WP 5.9, I think it’s time that I take a full dive into creating FSE and block themes. I hope what I find is an exciting future for WordPress.

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  • Best website hosting for WordPress in 2022

    Last Updated: January 2, 2022

    A web host is one of the most important choices you’ll make when setting up a website, especially if you sell products online. So here are some recommendations for the best hosting.

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  • A business update for 2022

    Last Updated: December 30, 2021

    It’s a new year and a time for new beginnings. Here’s what you can expect from the business and this website over the course of 2022.

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  • Why Local SEO matters and what you can do about it

    Last Updated: December 13, 2021

    SEO can be very difficult for a small business. Just getting past the “big boys” to rank on the front page is a massive task. But Local SEO allows you to rank higher for local searches, and helps you reach the right people.

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  • Introducing the JM Simple Small Business Local SEO WordPress plugin

    Last Updated: December 10, 2021

    Local SEO is key for every small business. So I’ve created the JM Simple Small Business Local SEO plugin to help you add the right Local SEO schema to your website to get found in “near me” searches.

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  • Introducing the Portafoglio Portfolio WordPress Theme

    Last Updated: December 1, 2021

    Since portfolio websites are extremely popular, I’m starting to work on a WordPress portfolio theme that can help you stand out from the crowd. Here’s what you can expect from the Portafoglio WordPress theme when it’s released.

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  • What you can expect to see in WordPress 5.8

    Last Updated: July 5, 2021

    WordPress 5.8 is slated to be released on July 20. It’s going to be a pretty big update, especially as full site editing begins rolling into core. So let’s break down what you can expect with 5.8.

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  • What is a website actually?

    Last Updated: April 12, 2021

    On the surface, a website might seem like a basic thing. After all, you just need web hosting, a domain and an HTML file to have a website. But in reality, a website that helps your business is a lot more complex than that.

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  • Improvements you can make to your website

    Last Updated: April 6, 2021

    A website is never complete. Instead, you’re always looking for ways that you can improve it so that it gets better at helping you achieve your goals. So here are some improvements you’ll probably want to make for your website.

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Securing Your Small Business WordPress Website

    Last Updated: March 26, 2021

    Security with your WordPress website is a tricky thing. But if you follow these steps, you can make your website as secure as possible.

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  • Why your small business should avoid Accessibe

    Last Updated: March 22, 2021

    If you’ve done research about website accessibility, you’ve probably come across Accessibe. But as you’ll see, it does anything but make your website accessible.

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