WordPress security has become more of a hot topic in the last few years as many vulnerabilities have been discovered and, unfortunately, exploited. So, we are here today to present our favorite WordPress security plugin, iThemes Security, and show you how to set it up and configure all the recommended settings. While most of these […]
This will not be your typical “top 5” or “10 best” list of WordPress plugins. Instead, I want to take you through the list of plugins we actually use on websites we build for clients, from small single page sites to huge e-commerce projects. There will be a few exceptions, but, for the most part, we […]
Here at Decisive Design, we have worked with many hosting providers (google “web hosting” and that’s our list!). When deciding on what hosting provider to use, sometimes we don’t have a choice. Whether that is due to a client already having a contract with a specific hosting provider, or various other reasons. When we do […]
So you’ve decided to stop using the Jetpack subscriptions module for WordPress, like many others, but you want to actually deactivate it and can’t find the button. You’ve Google’d it, but all the posts tell you to look for a button that doesn’t exist anymore, or they just aren’t helpful. Don’t worry – you’re not […]
Everyone likes free tools! Here are a few we use on a regular basis that could save you some time too.
When blogging, you usually start out with nothing but a blank document and a ton of thoughts to work with. It can sometimes be hard to get those thoughts and ideas out on paper, simply because one does not know where to start or they are over analyzing everything. How to Combat a Creative Block, […]
Search engine rankings and traffic are still very important in today’s SEO world, but goal measurement and analytics is increasingly crucial to a successful campaign. In How to Configure & Track Google Analytics Goals for SEO, by Search Engine Watch, important tips and “how to” information on configuring and tracking Google Analytics Goals is explained.
Ever thought about creating a custom 404-error page? In Web Designer Depot’s post, How to Build Effective 404-Error Pages in WordPress, Ms.Ladoshkina explains why having a good 404-error page is important and goes into detail about creating one.
Own a small business? Want to be the big dog? Want to be on top of the game in your industry? Since our clients are small businesses everywhere, we try to keep up on ways to help them improve business in any way possible. A recent article on Forbes, 7 Habits of Great Small Business […]
After dealing with some site/server security issues with one of our clients recently, 5 Ways to Secure Your Hosting Account is a very timely article we found that may help you avoid such a circumstance. The average webmaster probably needs to spend between 4 and 8 hours boosting the security of their websites, accounts, and servers. Hopefully […]