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Web File Management Comes to WPMU DEV Hosting - WPMU Dev

We ran our 2020 survey. We asked you what you’d like. You told us, among other things, a web based file manager for your managed WordPress hosting. So, here you go. Basically you were looking for the ability to simply… Continue Reading →

Revamp Your WordPress Admin With These Eight Awesome Plugins - WPMU Dev

When you think about making WordPress more useful, the dashboard probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. However, if you spend a lot of time logged into /wp-admin/ but have never taken the time to customize your experience,… Continue Reading →

How to Stop Hackers in Their Tracks with Defender - WPMU Dev

Defender deters hackers with IP banning, login lockout, updating security keys, two-factor authorization, and more. Learn about Defender’s robust security features that prevent hackers from waltzing right into your WordPress site. No hacker gets past Defender! Defender is WPMU DEV’s… Continue Reading →

How To Ace Google’s Image Page Speed Recommendations With Smush - WPMU Dev

Smush has everything you need to optimize your images, as well as a handy repertoire of tools ready to help you smash PageSpeed Insights image-related recommendations. It’s a simple way to speed up your site, without sacrificing your image quality…. Continue Reading →

How to Insert image in WordPress - WordPress Arena

“Hearing and seeing something, which exists physically are two different things. When you hear about something then it is likely that you will begin to believe in it, but when you see that thing then it occurs to you that… Continue Reading →

Write On! 12 Best Multi-author Plugins for WordPress - WPMU Dev

Multi-author blogs are a great way to attract readers by offering an array of different viewpoints, topics, and voices. They can also become disorganized chaos if you don’t have a good system of maintaining posts, scheduling, author payments, and everything… Continue Reading →

A Quick and Thorough Guide to WordPress Maintenance Mode - WPMU Dev

As you build or maintain a WordPress website, you’ll likely find moments where you need to make your site inaccessible to the public. This is – rather obviously – referred to as putting your site into “maintenance mode.” Whether you’re… Continue Reading →

SFTP vs FTPS – Secure File Transfer Protocols Explained - WPMU Dev

It’s been a while since concerns were raised about FTP due to its lack of security. Now that it’s more or less a thing of the past, it’s time we all got better acquainted with its successors, SFTP and FTPS…… Continue Reading →

How to Increase Website Traffic: Direct, Search, Referral, and Social - WPMU Dev

If you don’t know where your visitors are coming from, how do you know where to focus your marketing efforts? Understanding your website traffic sources is the first step to increasing your website traffic. Website traffic metrics can clue you… Continue Reading →

Get the Facts on FTP: Should You Use FTP to Manage WordPress Files? - WPMU Dev

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is as basic a method as sending files gets – no bells, no whistles…not even much security to speak of. It was invented back in the days when the word ‘hacker’ had nothing to do with… Continue Reading →

7 Places to Find a Good WordPress Developer or Designer - WPMU Dev

You have some spectacular ideas for your WordPress site that needs fixing, but you’re not a coder. So, you need the services of a professional WordPress developer or designer. But where to begin? There’s an entire World Wide Web vying… Continue Reading →

9 Top Free WordPress Author Bio Box Plugins - WPMU Dev

Drawing attention to the author or authors on your site may be a key piece of your overall strategy. Perhaps you’re trying to establish a more personal tone. Perhaps you’re trying to build a reputation. Perhaps you’re trying to attract… Continue Reading →

Shop it To Me: Combine Elementor and WooCommerce For An Amazing Online Store - WPMU Dev

Are you looking to open your first WooCommerce store? Or maybe you’ve built WooCommerce stores for clients, but want to build better custom eCommerce stores? You’ve got amazing products that you can’t wait to get out to your customers. Luckily,… Continue Reading →

White Labeling WordPress With Branda Just Got a Lot More Free! - WPMU Dev

White labeling the back-end of your site isn’t as essential as, say, improving your SEO or ensuring your site is well protected. But, if there was a way to do it without spending a cent, then you would, right?? Of… Continue Reading →

Comparing Web Traffic: What Your WordPress Traffic Actually Means - WPMU Dev

You did it! Your business is now online with a kickass website and a team of experts to help you manage it. The problem is, you don’t understand what your traffic reports are telling you, so how do you know… Continue Reading →

How To Migrate A WordPress Site From Localhost To Server Using Plugins - WPMU Dev

Building a site locally is a good idea, but just hearing the word ‘migration’ can strike fear into even the noblest of hearts. Luckily, migrating from local to live is easier than you might think… I don’t need to spend… Continue Reading →

Get Movin’: Migrate Your Website with Shipper WordPress Migration Plugin - WPMU Dev

Moving can be stressful. You’re packing up all of your belongings, cleaning, tying up loose ends, and doing everything you can to ensure the move will go smoothly. That goes for moving to a new home, office, or host. Luckily,… Continue Reading →

SSH and SSL: What’s the Difference for Security Sake? - WPMU Dev

When it comes to security online, you want to feel good about sending information across the web. SSH and SSL are here to help keep your information secure. So, what’s the difference between the two? It might be easy to… Continue Reading →

What The SFTP? Transfer Your Files Secure-ly! - WPMU Dev

You’ve just installed a brand new theme for your new site. You load it up and begin to admire it – it’s perfect! Except…what’s that weird orange tint on all of your photos?! How do you get rid of it?… Continue Reading →

The 2020 WPMU DEV Survey - WPMU Dev

Since 2010 surveys have guided much of what we do. So a decade on from our first one, here’s another opportunity to shape the future of WPMU DEV to suit the most important person in our business, you. Back in… Continue Reading →

Episode #216 – Pete Everitt Reveals How to Manage a Successful Agency (and More) - WP Elevation

Finding the right tools to manage your business, hiring the right team members to support it, and having enough hours in the day to get everything done — sounds familiar, doesn’t it? Pete Everitt of SO… Digital Communications sheds light… Continue Reading →

Episode 82 – The Perfect Google My Business Post - Imagely Photography Podcast

Sometimes social platforms tell us exactly what they want to see. Exactly what will ensure the content is seen. What triggers the platform’s algorithm show your stuff. In this episode, we want to share exactly what Google shares that does… Continue Reading →

Episode #215 – How to Use Sales Funnels to Level Up Your Business with Dave Foy - WP Elevation

I know, I know… “Sales funnel” is a bit of a buzzword at the moment. But this episode of the WP Elevation podcast — featuring brilliant teacher Dave Foy — is going to change how you view sales funnels and… Continue Reading →

Episode 80 – The Travel & Tour Photography Business with Kevin Wenning - Imagely Photography Podcast

Kevin Wenning operates international bicycle tours designed for photographers. After several years of photographing client work in the studio & commercial projects, Kevin discovered travel photography. A couple of years into travel photography, he founded Intentionally Lost to combine his… Continue Reading →

438 – WP Cron and Action Scheduler - Your Website Engineer

Announcements WooCommerce 3.6 shipped Dashicons in WordPress 5.2 Is there a plugin for that? With more than 50,000 plugins in the WordPress repository, it’s hard to find the perfect one. Each week, I will highlight an interesting plugin form the… Continue Reading →

Episode 79 – Changing Categories (and Tags) in Bulk - Imagely Photography Podcast

There was a question in the WordPress for Photographers group on Facebook asking about changing categories for a few hundred posts in bulk. Is there a way to change the category of 300 posts in a quick way? There are… Continue Reading →

436 – Speed Up Your Site By Lazy Loading Images - Your Website Engineer

In today’s episode, we look at how to speed up our site by adding a lazy loading images plugin. View on

Episode #209 – Chris Lema Reveals the 4 Stories That Help You Get the Right Clients - WP Elevation

If you missed the opportunity to see Chris in Santa Monica or you simply want more juicy tips on how to use storytelling to get the right clients, give this episode a listen. To read the full show notes for… Continue Reading →

435 – Getting Your PHP Version Current - Your Website Engineer

In today’s episode, we talk about how to update to PHP 7.2 and the performance boosts you’ll see by running the latest version. View on

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