What to Expect with WordPress 5.6

What to Expect with WordPress 5.6

We’re nearing the end of 2020 and that means it’s time for the last major WordPress release of the year. WordPress 5.6 brings us a new default theme, Twenty Twenty One, updates to the block editor, some PHP 8 support, auto updates for major releases and other changes and fixes. So let’s go through what you can expect when you update to WordPress 5.6 when it’s released on December 8.

How to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

How to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

How fast does your WordPress 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 WordPress 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.

A Look at the Google Site Kit Plugin

A Look at the Google Site Kit Plugin

If you’ve got a website, you’re probably going to want to hook it up to some of the Google tools that are offered like Analytics, Search Console, Tag Manager, etc. But each of those service require different things you need to do in order to connect them to your website, including adding lines of code. Fortunately, the Google Site Kit plugin, introduced in November 2019, makes it super easy to connect your website to those services and allows you to see some stats inside your WordPress dashboard.

Taking a Walk Through Easy Digital Downloads

Taking a Walk Through Easy Digital Downloads

If you’re looking to start selling digital products through your online store, you’re going to want to take a look at Easy Digital Downloads. It’s similar to WooCommerce, but built to handle digital products specifically. If you sell software, you’ll want to look into this.

Properly Updating Your WordPress Website

Properly Updating Your WordPress Website

You know what the little cycle icon in the top menu bar of your WordPress website means. It means that you need to update a plugin, theme or WordPress core. Most updates are fine, but occasionally one might break your website. Here’s how you can update your website while mitigating that risk.