Important WordPress Maintenance Tasks: What to Do and How Often

If you want to keep your WordPress site running smoothly, there are some routine WordPress maintenance tasks you’ll need to undertake.

But…what are those tasks? Which tasks are actually important, and which are a waste of time? How often do you need to perform them?

To help you better understand how to effectively maintain your WordPress site, we’re going to take a deep dive into WordPress maintenance tasks and also break them down by the frequency you should perform them.

You’ll learn what you should do:

  • Daily
  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Quarterly
  • Yearly

And that knowledge should help you keep your WordPress site healthy without wasting time on tasks that don’t matter.

Ready to go? Let’s start maintaining things!

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Castos Review: Is It The Best Podcast Hosting for WordPress? Other Options Compared

Looking for podcast hosting to share your content with listeners everywhere?

Podcast hosting can feel like this complicated thing, but it doesn’t have to be…

With the right tool in hand, creating and managing a podcast is just as simple as writing a WordPress blog post.

To that end, I’m going to show you how to create your own hosted podcast via WordPress using a tool called Castos. Then, after I show you how Castos works, I’ll also share some other options that you can use to get started with your podcast.

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Gutenberg vs Elementor: Comparing The New WordPress Block Editor To Elementor

Put down your pitchforks, hardcore WordPress users – we know that comparing Gutenberg vs Elementor isn’t the fairest of fights. These two editors are at different stages in their development and have different focuses.

But here’s the thing:

Not everyone is a power user who’s been closely following the development of the new WordPress block editor (dubbed “Gutenberg”). Some people just want a page builder because it lets them add some extra styling to their posts and pages.

And once WordPress 5.0 ships, a lot of normal WordPress users are going to be wondering how Gutenberg and Elementor stack up and which tool is right for them (if you’re reading this post, you might well be one of those folks!).

Well, we have the WordPress 5.0 Release Candidate as well as the latest version of Elementor on our test site. So…let’s find out.

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WordPress vs Wix – When is Wix the Better Solution for your Website?

Although here at Create and Code we focus primarily on WordPress there are many alternative publishing solutions out there. One of the most popular is Wix, with over 110 million users in 190 countries around the world. But is Wix a superior solution to WordPress? Well, it depends. I’m going to cover a couple of scenarios where Wix may be the better approach, but each point is lined with caveats so bear them in mind. We’ll be comparing Wix with the self-hosted version of WordPress (.org) as that’s the more popular and widely-used iteration.

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