WooCommerce has taken the eCommerce world by storm over the past 6 years. For the longest time there were no really great eCommerce plugins for WordPress. WooCommerce changed all that. Fast forward to 2017 and WooCommerce has become one of the easiest ways to start selling online in just a few minutes. The WooCommerce ecosystem is incredibly diverse and rapidly growing. There are thousands of WooCommerce themes and extensions to cater for just about any kind of online store.
A post on the best SEO plugins for WordPress? Isn’t that just a single item list that reads “Yoast SEO”?
Well, if you go with the mainstream answer, then probably yes. There’s no doubt that Yoast SEO is the most popular and most recommended WordPress SEO plugin out there. But didn’t your parents ever tell you that you shouldn’t jump off a cliff just because your friends are?
Ok, that’s unfair to Yoast. Using Yoast isn’t jumping off a cliff. But, I think there is an argument to be made that Yoast should not be the default plugin in 100% of situations.
So to that end, I’m going to spend this post investigating the best WordPress SEO plugins. Note that I’m going to focus on all-in-one SEO solutions, rather than plugins that offer tiny tweaks. And while that will certainly include Yoast, the list will not end after that entry.
And one of the best ways to shrink your images’ sizes is…with a WordPress image optimization plugin. Imagify is one of those plugins. Imagify gives you three different levels of automatic image compression as well as automatic image resizing.
In my Imagify review, I’ll tell you a little about the plugin’s features, show you how it works, and then compare its compression to some of the other popular image compression plugins.
The new WooCommerce product image features are super duper. But for some product catalogs it doesn’t make sense to use all the new features on every product. Today we take a look at how to disable the new Product Image Gallery features introduced in WooCommerce 3.0 on a per product basis.
If you’re like most WordPress users, you love installing plugins that add cool new front-end features to your WordPress site. A new contact form? Sign me up. Social login? Yup, I’ll take that!
Plugins that work entirely behind the scenes? Those aren’t quite as sexy. But here’s the thing:
Oftentimes those backend, behind-the-scenes plugins are the most important. SEO, backups, and…security.
That third one is what this post is all about – the best WordPress security plugins to keep your awesome site safe from those nasty folks we know as hackers. Because even if you’re (hopefully!) keeping your WordPress site updated, there are still plenty of potential backdoors for hackers to find. Choosing one of these security plugins will help to limit those…