4 Of The Best WordPress Search Plugins

A well placed and visible search bar is essential for your website or blog, a visitor who cant see what they are looking for is going to look for where they can search for the page or content they need, if they have to spend more than a few seconds looking for the search bar […]

WordPress Plugins to Make Your Blog Look Better

WordPress is the father of all blogging platforms, at least in terms of usability, functionality, and customization. Of course, there will be some points of contention, but the chances are that the platform will be the one recommended if you ask the question, “Which blogging platform should I use?” The default templates and settings of […]

5 Great Security Plugins Every WordPress Blog Should Be Using

Online security is always a topic of hot debate. Not a day goes by where someone isn’t hacked, whether they own a small site or a hugely popular one. The problem is that the more popular your site becomes, the more of a target it can be to those with unsavory intentions. WordPress websites are […]

7 WordPress Plugins that Don’t Exist But Should

As of this writing, the official WordPress plugin repository has just over 13,000 plugins in it. All of these plugins are free and  can be easily installed via the WordPress administration panel.With so many plugins out there, one might think that everything that can be created has been and that, as the saying goes, there […]

Making the Most of Live Chat WordPress Plugins

WordPress is one of the most commonly used platforms of blogging, currently supporting a large number of blogs. It is known for its ease of use (you can install and use it even if you don’t have a technical bone in your body) adding quality and distinct features to the blogs, furthermore, the search engine […]

Add Subheadings to Your Blog Posts with the SubHeading WordPress Plugin

Is the title box always too small for your blog posts?  Do you find yourself wishing you could add more details or catchy copy to your blog post titles?  Are you tired of adding header tags to the subheadings you create for your blog posts?  Or perhaps you just want subheadings that appear directly beneath […]

5 WordPress Plugins that Increase Traffic to Your Blog

If you want to grow your blog’s audience and you use WordPress.org as your blogging application, then you need to try the five WordPress plugins listed below.  They’re easy to use, free, and can have a significant impact on the number of visitors to your blog. 1. Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP) The more […]

Free Forum Scripts that Work with WordPress

Want to add a forum to your WordPress blog or website?  Don’t want to spend a lot of money?  Don’t need a lot of highly advanced features? If you answered yes to these questions, then this is the post for you! There are a lot of forum scripts and tools to create forums out there.  […]

WordPress Plugins to Reduce Load-time

As our blogs grow and get more traffic, more “fun” things tend to get added on. We add a sidebar image here, a tracking script there, Adsense on top and below, etc. All these things eventually start becoming too much, and slows down your blog- especially when we start forgetting to delete old and outdated plugins as time goes on.

I don’t have to tell you this, but a slow loading blog makes for a poor user experience – and you do not want to lose those visitors you worked so hard for. Keep in mind that visitors subjected to poor site performance rarely complain – they just leave and don’t come back. Nobody is going to take the trouble to find your contact form and say, “hey buddy- your site is loading slow. I will be back here in 1 week to check to see if it’s fixed.”