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Hire a WordPress Developer NOT just a Web Developer

By | 2018-05-21T03:26:40+00:00 August 28th, 2016|Blog, Wordpress|

I know that the title of this blog may be a bit confusing since a WordPress developer and web developer are essentially synonymous. If you're looking for someone to build or work on a WordPress website then understanding the difference of the two is not only important but critical. Let me explain the key differences between [...]

Increase Page Speed with ShortPixel’s WordPress Plugin

By | 2018-05-21T03:26:41+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Blog, Wordpress|

I recently wrote an article on the importance of image optimization and how it can page speed. Image compression is one factor of web development which is commonly overlooked by WordPress web developers and/or bloggers. When a website uses large images this causes internet browsers to spend more time rendering a web page. This [...]

Optimize your WordPress website for Search

By | 2018-05-21T03:26:47+00:00 December 23rd, 2015|Blog, Search Engine Optimization, Wordpress|

One of the biggest benefits to getting your website built by NexToronto is having a website found in search. In my opinion this is the most important piece to a website which most web developers/web designers/web companies tend to skip. It amazes me when I'll look at an established company and notice they have "Home" [...]

WordPress Customizable Search Plugin

By | 2018-05-21T03:26:47+00:00 November 28th, 2015|Blog, Wordpress|

WordPress has literally thousands of plugins available to choose from in their library. As I've said in previous posts I always try to experiment with as many as I can to improve my arsenal. This is how I've been able to create my go-to list of WordPress plugins I typically install on most websites. Once in a [...]

5 Social Media WordPress Plugins to Boost Traffic

By | 2018-05-21T03:26:50+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Blog, Social Media Marketing, Wordpress|

If you've ever seen the move "Field of Dreams" then you probably remember the line "If you build it, they will come". That line couldn't be further from the truth as it relates to your website. Being active on social media is important as it helps promote your website. Search engines like Google look at social [...]

WordPress Widget Shortcode Plugin

By | 2018-05-21T03:26:52+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Blog, Wordpress|

Widgets are a small block that performs a function in WordPress. The functionality of widgets can range from tag clouds, login forms, contact forms, calendars, recent posts and more. In the past there were times where I wanted to embed a widget in the content body of my website and this had to be done [...]