Your web browser, hosting server, content delivery network and WordPress caching plugins all serve cached content, which can make updates and changes to your site not immediately visible. As far as troubleshooting problems on your WordPress site, clearing your various caches is a common first step. In this tutorial, you will learn how to clear a variety of caches on your WordPress website, including: What is caching and why is […]
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When browsing your WordPress website, few things are more troubling than the White Screen of Death. This common error makes your site inaccessible to both administrators and common visitors. In this post, we’ll go over what the White Screen of Death is, and what is likely to cause it. You will learn 9 potential fixes to help you get your site back up and running ASAP. If you’re looking for
When updates are made in WordPress, it briefly puts your site into maintenance mode. While it is normally temporary, it is possible for your website to get stuck in maintenance mode. I discovered this problem recently, so figured I would share my experience and how I fixed the error. Why does WordPress get stuck in maintenance mode? WordPress has a built-in maintenance mode as part of its automatic update system.
If you offer products or services on your WordPress website, then it’s important to try to capture customer leads. One of the most effective ways to do this is with a popup or similar Call-to-Action (CTA for short). CTAs are often used to help build an email list, which you can then use to communicate all kinds of product or service offerings. Since you’re using self-hosted WordPress, you already know
One of the reasons that self-hosted WordPress is so great is the amount of plugins that you can use to add all kinds of functionality to your site. From contact forms to CTAs to security and beyond, there are plugins that let you add countless features to your WordPress website. There are currently more than 56,000 free plugins available in the WordPress.org plugin directory. In addition, there are numerous premium