Category: Themes

How to Speed up WooCommerce Performance (12 Tips)

Do you want to speed up WooCommerce performance for your online store? A faster loading WooCommerce store improves user experience and helps you boost sales and conversions. In this article, we’ll show you how to speed up WooCommerce performance with easy and practical tips. Why Is WooCommerce Speed Important? WooCommerce speed is important because it…

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Torque Social Hour: The World of WordPress Themes

The Torque Social Hour is a weekly livestream of WordPress news and events. In this episode I talk with Rich Tabor, Head of Product at Extendify, and Damon Cook, Developer Advocate at WP Engine. These two have been building themes together for years and we talked to them about what the theme landscape looks like…

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Is Dropshipping Still a Valid eCommerce Business Strategy?

If you want to quickly launch a new online business, you may consider dropshipping. This approach involves selling products from third-party vendors, which makes it a low-cost eCommerce strategy. However, you might be wondering if dropshipping remains a lucrative business idea today. Currently, dropshipping is one of the best ways to create an online store…

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Video Interviews from WordCamp US 2022

I had a great time chatting with folks at WordCamp US 2022 in San Diego. The event felt more intimate than previous years and reminded me of WordCamp San Francisco 2014. I spent the first two days of WCUS shooting interviews with interesting WordPressers. You can see the full playlist of interviews here. Interview with…

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Pit Stop: No Matter What

A few weeks ago, I watched the movie Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner, for the umpteenth time. It’s a great movie, filled with many life lessons, and one I’d highly recommend if you haven’t seen it. The story revolves around the fictional general manager of the Cleveland Browns, Sonny Weaver, deciding what…

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Dracula Theme for Preformatted WordPress Blocks

When working on the articles for the Backend Engineer Learns to Build Block Editor Blocks series, I wasn’t happy with how the code samples were looking within the articles. Previously, I’ve written – here and here – about my being a fan of the work done by Zeno Rocha in the Dracula Theme. Ideally, I…

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SSH Now Available for Business and eCommerce Sites

Are you a power user? For ultimate security, you can now enable SSH and access your Business or eCommerce-powered site from the command line. Use WP-CLI to install and activate a series of plugins, manage users, or handle search-and-replace functions across your site. Enable SSH on To enable SSH on your…

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