Over time, your WordPress database accumulates clutter. A bloated database can cause performance problems, and it may also make backing up and restoring more difficult. Continue Reading Is Your WordPress Database a Disaster? Get a grip on your tables and options to improve performance
Unlike your car, which has warning lights and beeps for every conceivable problem, your website won’t always tell you when something is wrong. Take some time right now to check for problems, and save yourself embarrassment and lost business. Continue Reading Are You Sure Your Website Is Still Working? Ten things to check to make sure nothing is broken
I built five custom post types for a client project…but not all at once. When I discovered that the fifth one wasn’t showing up in the admin menu, I found myself on a merry chase. Learn more about the problem and the solution. Continue Reading Help! My Custom Post Type Disappeared from the Admin Menu!
Most people persist in thinking of the Web as flat. Building a website is like building a car. It’s made up of moving parts, and its purpose is to take you somewhere. The first thing you have to do is decide is not what it should look like. It’s where you want it to take you. Continue Reading Your Website Is Not a Brochure. It’s a Machine.
Page.ly has changed more than its hosting panel lately: they have a new policy on e-mail, which is to say, they no longer provide email service to their clients. This makes things considerably more confusing for the non-technical, so I’m providing a tutorial for my MediaBistro students and anyone else interested on how to get things set up. Continue Reading Setting Up DNS and Email on Page.ly