How to Speed Up Your Website

How to Speed Up Your Website

How fast does your website load? Most likely it’s not loading as quickly as you would like it to. But the good news is that there are relatively easy ways for you speed up your website to give your visitors a much better experience. So today let’s take a look at some of the things you can do today to speed up your site.

Taking a Look at Google PageSpeed Insights

Taking a Look at Google PageSpeed Insights

Do you know how fast your website loads? Do you know what to fix if your website is taking a while to load? If you don’t know the answer to those questions, it’s time to start to using Google PageSpeed Insights today. It will give you a score for mobile and desktop loading times (because they will be different) and tell you different ways you can speed up your site. So let’s take a look at what PageSpeed Insights is and how it can help you and your business.

Accessibility Testing Tools

Your website needs to be accessible. Everyone should be able to use it no matter what technology they use to browse the web. It’s both good morally and can help cover you on the legal side as well. But how do you know if your website is accessible? Are there any tools that can help you figure that out? Fortunately, the answer to that is yes.

Top StudioPress Themes for Ecommerce

Top StudioPress Themes for Ecommerce

One of the best parts of WordPress is the multitude of great, prebuilt themes that you can use and change for your website. And no place is better at doing that than StudioPress. So let’s go through some of the top StudioPress themes for ecommerce.

Creating a Child Theme

Creating a Child Theme

You’ve probably tried to customize your WordPress theme in some way. You really liked how it looked in the WordPress theme directory or other directory where you grabbed it. But you need to change some things. Some of the colors need to be changed in order to match your branding. Or maybe you want to change how the single.php is laid out. And if you change any of the files, well, those are going to be erased. So what do you do?

Staying within your website's design

Staying within your website's design

If there’s one thing that annoys me as a web developer, it’s seeing website owners, editors and authors who think they are web designers and create pages that, well, let’s just say they don’t look good. Don’t do that. Your website is designed the way it is for a reason. So use it as intended. And leave the designing to the professionals. Your users will thank you.

Why Website Accessibility Matters

Why Website Accessibility Matters

Website accessibility isn’t something nice to have with your website. It’s absolutely a requirement these days. If people who use the keyboard or screen reader or something similar can’t use your website, then you have a bad website. So let’s talk accessibility. Because everyone — everyone — should be able to access your website.