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Our blog deals with page speed optimization, page loading, web performance, WordPress tutorials, PHP code wrangling, JavaScript tutorials and code snippets. Our web insights series allow designers and developers to discover the latest and most significant stories on the web, while sipping a hot coffee.

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

How to update your BreadcrumbList schema

If you're getting warnings when checking for breadcrumbs rich results or via your Google Search Console, here's what you need…

Thursday, June 23, 2022

How I Planned, Blocked Out and Built a SaaS from Scratch Using WordPress

This is the story of SpeedFactor, a speed and performance tracking SaaS. At its core, the app measures a bunch…

Friday, June 26, 2020

WordPress eCards Update (2020)

It’s been almost a year since the eCards plugin received an update. The plugin has been working properly, even with…

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Thin UI Update: Pure CSS Popover to Replace JavaScript One

I had some nice popovers coded for SpeedFactor, but I wasn't happy with the performance, especially for a single element…

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Google Lighthouse 6 Performance Score Weighting: A Complete Guide

Google Lighthouse 6 just landed and it measures eight performance-related metrics in the Performance Section of the report with the…

Thursday, June 11, 2020

SpeedFactor Roadmap

During the initial development of SpeedFactor, there were lots of features to consider and there was no proper roadmap as…

Thursday, June 23, 2022

An Extreme Approach to Speeding Up WordPress

This tutorial applies to a specific use case: WordPress as a minimal CMS, highly optimized for SEO.

Friday, July 14, 2023

How to Generate Quality Leads From Facebook

This is a guest post from 4Property, a leading provider of technology and market intelligence services for estate agents and…

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Google Pagespeed Insights vs GTmetrix vs SpeedFactor: Which One Is Better?

Google Pagespeed Insights, GTmetrix and SpeedFactor are all great tools to help identify speed related issues and fix them. All…

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

SpeedFactor Development Update

It’s been a while since I have written the last development update for SpeedFactor and detailed my ongoing journey. It’s…

Friday, June 24, 2022

How to Optimize WordPress’ Native Settings for Performance

WordPress comes with default settings and options, suitable for blogging. Part of the “Decisions, not options” philosophy, they might not…

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

WooCommerce Plugins

In the past 2 weeks, I’ve had several WooCommerce plugin requests. Out of these, two have turned into small helper…