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Liquid Web Has Acquired iThemes (poststatus.com) Liquid Web has announced the acquisition of iThemes in an all cash deal that includes the entire iThemes team moving over to Liquid Web as an independent unit, and iThemes products will be included in various Liquid Web offerings.
Enterprise WordPress Hosting Performance Benchmarks (2018) (reviewsignal.com) The Enterprise testing this year had some fundamental differences from all the other price tiers that needs to be disclosed. These are complex and expensive systems that are normally customized on a per-customer basis by hosting companies. They all offer a much more hands on experience than hosting plans at the other end of the spectrum and charge accordingly. For that reason, the testing criteria are slightly different for the Enterprise tier. This post focuses only on the results of the testing in the Enterprise price bracket for WordPress Hosting.
Best SEO Plugins for WordPress (And Must-Have SEO Tools) (kinsta.com) Finding a great host for your WordPress site is sure to speed it up and boost your SEO rankings. However, there’s much more that goes into it, including which keywords you target for product pages and blog posts, how large your image files are, and whether or not your content is readable. That’s why you need a good SEO plugin for WordPress. Otherwise, you’re stuck trying to fight against competition that is most definitely utilizing some of these tools.
How to Create a WordPress Document Library (barn2.co.uk) A WordPress document library presents your documents in an easy-to-find format and it’s surprisingly hard to find a good plugin for this. There are lots of document management and file manager plugins for the WordPress admin, but very few can create a front end document library for users. This tutorial looks at using Posts Table Pro as an all round document library WordPress plugin.
How to Start a Travel Blog: The Complete Guide (kinsta.com) Many people dream about traveling the world for a living; and there are people that are actually able to do so that aren’t pilots, flight attendants, or businessmen. These people are known as travel bloggers and they get paid to visit and write about their major passion in life: travel.
Before you think it’s all a dream, it’s time to debunk a few myths and tell some truths about how to start a travel blog.