Optimize your website before using a caching plugin

Many posts are written about just one thing: speeding up WordPress. Some of them very useful, many of them very obvious, telling the same story in different words. Probably 95% of the posts I’ve read, contain more or less the same advices, so most of them are definitely useful. Best practices, as they are called. … Read more

18 major checkpoints for a healthy WordPress website

Before you launch your website, you want your new website to look and work perfectly. You really want to give your visitors the best experience and want them to return too. Never a second chance for a first impression… To make sure you covered all the bases, I have created a shortlist of important things … Read more

Allow PHP in WordPress default text widget

The default text widget in WordPress only supports HTML. You can extend the functionality of the text widget by making it possible to execute PHP. Put this code in the functions.php of the theme you are using:

Always backup your functions.php before changing it!

Remove WordPress version from header

It’s very easy to track the version of WordPress you are running on your site. Because it’s that easy, it can also mean a security leak. Especially if you don’t update WordPress frequently. There is an easy way to hide the version number. Just add this code to the functions.php of the theme you’re using. … Read more

Keep your WordPress website healthy with a maintenance plan

WordPress is a very nice and widely used CSM. It is relatively easy to use and with a few clicks, you can be online. With thousands of themes and plugins to choose from, you only have to create content. That is the story that is often being told. It is also the story that sells … Read more

5 Things you must do right after installing WordPress

WordPress basic settings

The installation of WordPress is as easy as can be. When you know the name, the user name and the password of the database and have a name for the website, you will be up and running in 10 minutes! The first adjustments Did you manage to install WordPress within the famous 5 minutes? Congratulations! … Read more