Business these days is global. With more and more people going online all over the world it’s never been so important to be able to communicate with potential clients in different markets. Although we still see the internet as a primarily English language technology, the percentage of native English speakers connected is steadily declining. This is the reason why a multilingual plugin for WordPress is so crucial for many firms. WPML is the most popular professional plugin solution to display your site in multiple languages.
When building a WordPress site, depending on your audience, you may wish to disable comments entirely. There are a number of reasons why. If your client doesn’t have the time to be manually checking the comment it can be a major issue for small firms. Comments can be inappropriate, include spam links or in some cases be even potentially libelous. A growing issue for businesses these days, particularly in Europe.
And given WordPress’ status as the world’s most popular content management system, it’s become a popular solution to create a membership site. Consequently, attentive developers have jumped into the fray with a huge number of WordPress membership plugins.
We’re going to look at a number of ways you can add social sharing links to your website without them having a majorly detrimental effect on your loading times.
On each occasion, we’ll be testing with a new install of WordPress with the default WordPress theme, twentyseventeen pre-installed using the excellent WebPageTest to measure the results. We normally have caching enabled on our server but for the nature of these tests, it has been turned off, to give a more accurate result set.
All three plugins we’re testing are free and available from the WordPress plugin directory.
Today we’re going to walk you through what I consider to be the easiest, most reliable method for how to setup automatic updates for your WordPress plugins.