This is post 2 of 2 in the series “Page Builders Demystified” Design Traps in Drag and Drop WordPress Page Builders Content Traps in Drag and Drop WordPress Page Builders Your choice of which drag and drop WordPress page builder to use can have dramatically negative consequences for your site—if not immediately (without your knowledge),…

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This is post 1 of 2 in the series “Page Builders Demystified” Design Traps in Drag and Drop WordPress Page Builders Content Traps in Drag and Drop WordPress Page Builders Building a WordPress website visually—using drag-and-drop tools—is a reality today. Over the last few years, the tools available have matured and gained a tremendous amount…

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This post is part two of three in a series called “From Homebrew to Turnkey,” which covers WordPress’s climb up the value chain, and the trend of turnkey website packages that help people and businesses build platforms. If you haven’t read the first yet, go back and start there. Initially, this series was inspired by…

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One of our clients recently recommended that I listen to a podcast by a guy named Ray Edwards, a business expert with a huge online following. I listened to it while I was running at the gym, and am glad I did, because what he said will affect people involved in WordPress—you and me. In…

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On December 14, Sucuri (a leader in WordPress security) showed that 11,000 domains were blacklisted by Google due to a malware campaign targeted at a vulnerable plugin called “Slider Revolution”. The vulnerability was publicly disclosed, and so attacks were (and continue to be) waged on sites with the outdated plugin. Not only were site owners clueless…

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I was recently approached by a director at a successful local nonprofit that needed a great website—something far better than what they had already. Let’s call the director Phil. Phil started the conversation by sending me a few links sites that he liked. The sites were gorgeous and were obviously designed by agencies. In other…

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