How to Add a Coming Soon Page or Put your Website in Maintenance Mode

Sometimes you have to work on your website, but you don’t want your visitors to visit a website that might be broken. Or you are still working on your new website, and preparing for going live. How do you let your visitors know your website is under maintenance or under construction? Maintenance or Under Construction? … Read more

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

Optimize CSS and Javascript

To speed up a WordPress website is an interesting challenge. Not only because Google likes a fast website. A fast website is vital for the user experience. In this post I explained the first steps of making your website faster. Web-ID has its own test site. This test site is on the internet, on the … Read more

How to remove plugins, completely

Plugins are excellent to extend the functionality of your website. You’ve done a lot to be sure you use the right plugin. You’ve tested it and everything looks good. So you installed and activated the plugin on your “live” website. After a while you find out the plugin isn’t what you expected. So you are … Read more