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Remkus’ Roundup: Genesis, Gutenberg, WordPress 5.0

2 November 2018 by - 4 Comments

This week, we talk about the updates in the Genesis Framework. Also, learn what StudioPress is planning to do with it. Of course, we have some Gutenberg and WordPress 5.0 news as well. Let’s dive in! Genesis Framework receiving love again One of the oldest WordPress theme frameworks out there is the Genesis Framework by StudioPress. In …

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Ask Yoast: Workaround to create category page

17 August 2018 by - 5 Comments

It can be quite a search to find the perfect WordPress theme. One that has a design you like, is nice and fast, and has all the functionalities you need. So, imagine you’ve finally found a theme you like, that answers all your needs, only to realise you’re not happy with the way it generates …

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Video backgrounds suck and should be banned from your website

26 November 2017 by - 29 Comments

“I just love those video backgrounds and we need them on our new website.” No, you don’t. “They are so engaging and set a friendly mood.” No, they don’t. “It’s an amazing new feature and it helps conversion.” No, it doesn’t. Besides that, the conversation is annoying me. Video backgrounds suck big time. Our good …

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Sliders suck and should be banned from your website

28 March 2017 by - 40 Comments

Two years ago, we wrote about why we really don’t like sliders. We still don’t like sliders. If your theme forces you to include a slider (also named carousels) on your homepage, please realize that it’s making you use a feature that has no value for SEO. A feature that is probably slowing down your site …

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How to reduce HTTP requests to speed up your WordPress site

4 November 2016 by - 24 Comments

Having a website, online shop or blog that’s fast is a must nowadays. A fast website doesn’t only give your visitors a much better experience, but it also helps your website to rank. Sending fewer HTTP requests to the server can improve the loading times of your website. But why is that? What are HTTP …

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Regular security audits: taking our responsibility

4 August 2014 by - 24 Comments

Today, we’re announcing that we have partnered with Sucuri, in the interest of pro-actively securing our plugins. As our plugins run on more and more sites, we have a responsibility towards our users and the web at large to make sure that we do our utmost to make sure our code doesn’t make them vulnerable.* We’ve …

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WordPress SEO Plugin Theme Integration Guide

1 January 2012 by - 43 Comments

Theme authors come in two different shapes and sizes: those who integrate SEO “functionality” into their themes and those who don’t. If you’re in the camp of integrating SEO functionality into your theme, you’ve got yet another choice to make: do you “yield” for site owners that have an SEO plugin installed, disabling your own …

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