VPS hosting with SkySilk is a great way to improve your website’s performance with dedicated server resources and without breaking the bank.
In this tutorial, I also show you how to build a simple landing page using Divi Builder templates and landing page optimization best-practices.
The plans at SkySilk start at just $1 per month and you should see how fast a basic site loads on that plan (at 14:41 of the tutorial).
When your site traffic is increasing or your site is slowing down you can upgrade your SkySilk account with a few clicks of the mouse.
Why optimize images in the first place?
Because images that are optimized for web load faster which means faster page speeds.
There are two ways to optimize images, one is using software online or on your computer and the other is using a plugin on your WordPress site.
In this tutorial, I’m going to show you exactly how to optimize images for web using both methods, so that you can enjoy faster page load times.
Two popular free WordPress image compressions plugins are WPSmush and ShortPixel (they both have paid versions as well).
In the WPLearningLab FB group I’ve been asked what the difference is between the two. In this video I explain the difference because it’s an important one and it will help you decide which WordPress image optimization plugin to use.
By the way, if you’re not in the FB group yet, what are you waiting for? There’s lots of WordPress learning going on!
I’m not going to repeat the old cliche, but images are important for websites.
The images you choose can make or break your blog post and make your look professional or amateur.
In this quick video, I’m going to show you 20 resources to find free stock photos for websites. I use these all the time and all the links are in the description.
The Bridge theme by Qode is the #1 creative theme on ThemeForest. It has some great features which I list below. My favorite is the 380+ complete website templates. These aren’t just pages that need to be mixed and matched, these are complete websites.
The Visual Composer in this tutorial has been built from the ground up to be a top-notch website builder that can go head-to-head with other builders like Elementor, Beaver Builder, Brizy, etc.
The WordPress 5 release date has been bumped back a lot.
First, it was supposed to be the end of Summer 2018, then Nov 27th, 2018 and now Dec 6th, 2018.
If the Gutenberg update is released on the 6th, this video explains what I’m going to do.
And possibly why it’s a mistake for the WordPress team to release it now…