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Monday, February 8, 2021

17 Best Website Speed And Performance Testing Tools

50% of people expect a site to load in less than 2 seconds! Your site’s load time could be the…

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

YouTube Playlist Player, Core Web Vitals & Website Performance

My YouTube Playlist Player plugin got an update today and it speeds things up considerably. 1. First of all, I…

Friday, May 20, 2022

New WordPress Plugin Joins the Family: WP Send

NEW! Version 1.0.3 adds automatic updates via GitHub using the GitHub Updater plugin (free)! WP Send is the simplest way to send your…

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Instant Loading in WordPress Lighthouse Plugin

If you’ve read my thoughts on instant page loading in WordPress, and are wondering which solution to go with, note…

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

How to Submit a Patch to WordPress Core Using TortoiseSVN and Windows 10 (for beginners)

Here’s my steps to submit a patch to WordPress code. The whole process of editing WordPress core and submitting a…

Friday, December 3, 2021

eCards, eCard Collections and the Block Editor

Hi, May I know how can I control the display order of the ecard thumbnails? I tried: 1. Drag and…

Friday, November 13, 2020

How to Detect Multiple Matterport URLs and Embed Them Automatically

Embedding a Matterport tour in a WordPress page proves to be a bit problematic using the regular link-to-oEmbed method. There’s…

Friday, June 24, 2022

The Ultimate Post-Launch Checklist for Your New WordPress Website

This article is a follow-up of our previous pre-launch checklist article. You will learn how to make your new WordPress…

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The Ultimate Pre-Launch Pre-Flight Checklist for Your New WordPress Website

This article is split into 2 parts, and we’ll assume you’re launching anything but a blog. You will learn how…

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Big changes are coming to SpeedFactor: Less Lighthouse, more Performance API, new PRO plans, better free audits

It’s been pretty quiet on the update front for SpeedFactor in the past months. Mostly bug fixes and performance updates.…

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

We’re Retiring the Site Uptime Check

Retiring this tool allows us to take on new product discovery work to understand how we can reveal even more…

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Switching eCards Lite and eCards Pro to a Better Freemium Model

My eCards plugin has a free, lite version. Right now, they are a bit disconnected, as in the versions are…