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How to Ensure Plugins Don’t Mess up Your WordPress Site Stability
4 Oct

How to Ensure Plugins Don’t Mess up Your WordPress Site Stability

It's common practice for WordPress website owners to install plugins to extend the features and functionality of their website. There are plugins that provide enhanced security and allow you to monitor your site's performance. You can install plugins that will manage your backups, help you run a forum or chat service, improve SEO, minimize spam, and perform countless other site management tasks. As useful as they are, there's a potential downside to using plugins: They can break your website! However, if you use them carefully, you'll have nothing to worry about. But there are...

Qubely: Take Gutenberg to a new height with custom blocks and ready elements
30 Aug

Qubely: Take Gutenberg to a new height with custom blocks and ready elements

As the days pass by, people are taking a fancy to the Gutenberg editor. This block-based WordPress editor not only brought a new page building system but also enabled WordPress users with plenty of new capabilities. With the default Gutenberg block, you can create a website much easier than before. But you will need more advanced blocks and functionalities to design professional web pages. This is where Qubely, a Visual Gutenberg Block Toolkit, comes into play. With plenty of dedicated custom Gutenberg blocks, built-in sections, ready page layouts, and a world of styling options, Qubely is not...

Infographic header about the seven common myths about having a website
24 Jul

Infographic: 7 Myths About Having a Website

When you are just about to become a first-time website owner, you might hear all kinds of stories that are not necessarily true. With so many of the tools readily available for everyone today, the cost of having a website and the skill set required are significantly lower than before. In this infographic, we have outlined the seven most common misconceptions about having a website. If any of them are stopping you from branching out online, rest assured it's not going to be the way you imagine. Click here to check out the...

17 Jul

Infographic: WordPress for Beginners

If you are completely new to WordPress, the amount of various buttons, settings, and other options might seem overwhelming. We've all been there, so we know how you must feel! But don't worry! There is a reason why WordPress is so popular: it's because it's extremely easy to use. All you need is a systematic approach. In the infographic below, we've outlined the most important steps you will need to take to get your WordPress website up and running. Once you tackle things in that order, you will see it's really...

5 Ways You Can Reduce The Bounce Rate On Your Website
12 Jul

5 Ways To Reduce Your Website’s Bounce Rate

If your website has a high bounce rate, it means it’s not performing well.  But what is a bounce rate?  To understand this, let’s first look at what a bounce is.  A bounce is a web session in which a user visits only one page on your site. A bounce rate, therefore, is the percentage of sessions in which your visitors viewed only a single page on your website.  What Are the Consequences of a High Bounce Rate?  A high bounce rate means people aren’t browsing your website. They’re just landing on a page and...

Common Myths About Having A Website
5 Jul

7 Common Myths About Having a Website

It’s not unusual for people to get the wrong idea about having a website. There are many common myths surrounding website ownership, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In this myth-busting article, we’ll shoot down those misconceptions and empower you with real website wisdom, so you can learn to make your website work for you. Let the truth be revealed! Myth 1: Once Your Website Is Online, You’ll Automatically Attract Visitors Getting your website online is only half the work. Many business owners suffer from a misguided expectation that their website will...