You can then break this information down further by analyzing the demographics of your audience, such as location and age. You will also be able to monitor the behavior of the users, including whether they are a new customer versus a returning customer and their session duration. This helps you to segment users if they are a lead or current customers to understand what part of the life cycle they are in and help you understand what content resonates to each audience. … [Read more...] about Google Analytics and BrightEdge: Powering Sites Together
100k top wordpress powered sites
Lighthouse is an open-source, automated tool for improving the quality of web pages that is part of the Chrome browser. You give Lighthouse a URL to evaluate, and it runs a series of audits on the page for performance, accessibility, progressive web app capabilities, and more. It then generates a report on how well the page did. … [Read more...] about WordPress 5.0 RCs, Gutenberg related news and food for thought!
What will happen to my shortcodes? Shortcodes are used for loads of reasons, so it was a priority for the Gutenberg team to make sure that everything continues to work as it should. Shortcodes will live on in separate shortcode blocks, and you can keep using them as you did before. Eventually, you’re better off turning these shortcodes into blocks. This way, your shortcode content becomes visual content, and you can see what happens when you add it to a post. No need to keep clicking that Preview button to see how it looks on the front end. What’s more, shortcodes become part of the consistent Gutenberg language and will be a lot easier to understand for everyone. … [Read more...] about Pressing questions about Gutenberg: the new editor in WordPress 5.0 • Yoast
Use your reusable blocks on other sites Now that you know how to create reusable blocks, it’s time we make this a bit more exciting! Did you know you can export your reusable blocks from one site and import them on another? Yes, you can! This is how: to access your blocks, click on the icon with the three dots in the top-right corner. Then, select Manage All Reusable Blocks and you’ll be taken to an admin interface where you can export your blocks into a JSON file. … [Read more...] about WordPress news and Gutenberg tips: Use reusable blocks
4. Use Cache Plugins You’ve probably heard this one before. While you could speed up WordPress using other ways, at least give cache plugins a chance. They work just fine if you spend some time figuring out what’s working and what’s not. Two of the most downloaded cache plugins for WordPress are: … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Quickly Increase WordPress Speed