Gutenberg Editor Review: Thoughts on the New WordPress Editor

For the longest time, you’ve been writing your WordPress posts in the open source TinyMCE Editor that’s included in the core WordPress software. Sometime soon, likely WordPress 5.0, that’s slated to change with the introduction of the brand new Gutenberg Editor.

Yes, the WordPress team is in the process of completely changing the content creation experience. It’s a pretty big deal.

Just recently, the team released the beta version of the Gutenberg Editor to the public. It’s listed on WordPress.org, so you can try it out for yourself (though don’t do that on a production site).

But before you run off to experiment, I thought I’d dig in and give you my very own Gutenberg Editor review.

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Is Your Law Firm’s Website Secure? 9 Tips for Optimal Security

If you’re part of a law firm, I doubt you need me telling you about how important security is in the legal world. And while I’m sure you follow all of the best security practices for your real-world practice, do you apply the same attention to detail to your law firm’s website?

Beyond the risk of losing data, getting hacked can interrupt your business and lessen your reputation in the eyes of your clients. That’s any firm’s worst nightmare, right?

And while many people have grandiose visions of talented hackers rapidly typing away to sneak their way into the Fort Knox that is your website…the truth is often much simpler:

Sites get hacked because they fail to follow the most basic of security practices.

Basic security might not be the most exciting topic in the world, but following some simple tips to secure your law firm’s website can ensure that your site is safe from most of the common exploits.

In this post, I’ll dig into some foundational security tips to secure your law firm’s website and protect your data, your client’s data, and your reputation.

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The 10 Must-Have Features of Highly Successful Law Firm Websites

When you set out to create your law firm’s website, I think it’s a fair assessment to say that you did not do it just for fun. No – I’m guessing you’re working on your firm’s website for one key business goal:

Finding more clients.

That’s right. Merely having “a website” should never be the only goal. The goal is to have a website that gets you more clients”.

But what are the features that take you from a generic law firm website to a client-grabbing, business-boosting website? That’s the key question, and that’s the topic I’m going to cover in this post.

When you’re finished reading this post, you’ll know the 10 features of highly successful law firm websites. Bake these tips into your firm’s website if you want to get more clients from your digital ventures.

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Where to Get WordPress Customer Service: Maintenance and Customization

Ever wish there was a WordPress customer service number you could call? Like whenever you hit a snag, just call up and say, “Hey Mr. WordPress, fix my site please”. That would be pretty awesome, right? There’s just one problem…

It doesn’t exist. At least not officially.

But the fact that there’s no official WordPress customer service for the self-hosted version doesn’t mean there aren’t places you can get help with WordPress. There are plenty of WordPress support services out there. And that’s what I’ll be digging into in this article.

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WordPress Alternatives: 8 Competitors Worth Checking Out in 2017

Ok, so if you’re at least a little bit aware of your surroundings, you’ve probably seen the word “WordPress” plastered in at least a few different places on this site. But as awesome as WordPress is (and as much as we might love it), it’s far from the only CMS out there.

Yes, despite the fact that over 27% of the web now uses WordPress, there is indeed a world outside WordPress.

In today’s post, I’m going to explore that world and dish out some of the best WordPress alternatives available in 2017. I can’t promise you that I’m not going to tell you to still use WordPress at the end of the post…but until then, I swear that I’ll be objective!

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