Three ways to grow your traffic and capture audience

According to a number of studies published over the last 12 months, only 25% of all websites get more than 5,000 unique visitors per month, which (unfortunately!) means that 75% of the internet aren’t reaching anywhere near their traffic (and therefore their monetisation) potential. For context, at SitePoint we tend …

Is it time to expand your business? If so, here’s how

This post was originally published on May 19, 2015, and was updated on Aug, 14, 2019. How do you know when it’s time to expand your business? Some entrepreneurs roll with a gut feeling — the “when you know, you know” mentality, where everything clicks into place. Entrepreneurship may be …

This Chart Shows Which Airline Is the WORST When It Comes to Delays

Flight delays around the holidays are about as sure a thing as families bickering over Thanksgiving. This year will be no exception. In the first eight months of 2018, a whopping 19.37% of all domestic flights were delayed according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The average amount of …

How to Build a WordPress Theme from Scratch: Final Steps

In this article, we’ll complete our foray into building a WordPress theme from scratch, focusing on refining our templates, adding meta information, post thumbnails, sidebars, user-friendly controls and more. This is the third, and last part of the WordPress series on building a WordPress theme. Part 1 introduced WordPress theming, …

Digitisation means traditional working day no longer a reality for CEOs

The rise of data and digitisation has led to the demise of the traditional working day for many CEOs, with a third now checking business analytics first thing in the morning and last thing before they go to bed. This peaks at 54 percent among 25-34 year olds but drops …

Understanding module.exports and exports in Node.js

As developers, we often face situations where we need to use unfamiliar code. A question will arise during these moments. How much time should I invest in understanding the code that I’m about to use? A typical answer is learn enough to start coding; then explore that topic further when …

Creating a productive workplace for people is all about context

The quest for a proper understanding of the links between the places we work, the things with which we fill them and our wellbeing and productivity has been ongoing for a very long time. It predates our current thinking on productive workplace design and the facilities management discipline as we …

Announcing the WP FeedBack & GoDaddy Pro partnership

I’ve been a member of the WordPress community for 14 years. I’ve grown up with this group of web design and development problem-solvers, and I like to fancy myself one, too. During my years in the web design and development space, I’ve become familiar with common problems in our workflows. …

SpankChain spanked

SpankChain, a cryptocurrency aimed at decentralized sex cams, has announced that a hacker stole about $38,000 from their payment channel thanks to a broken smart contract. They wrote: At 6pm PST Saturday, an unknown attacker drained 165.38 ETH (~$38,000) from our payment channel smart contract which also resulted in $4,000 …

Why SMBs Need SEO

Considering the fact that small businesses have limited budgets and a lack of brand awareness, growing the company is quite challenging. To raise awareness of your products, services, and brand as a whole, you need to invest in marketing through different channels. However, most small and medium enterprises simply give …

Developing a WordPress REST API App: Getting Started

This article on developing a WordPress REST API app was originally published by Torque Magazine, and is reproduced here with permission. Excitement over the WordPress REST API has been building for what seems like an eternity, but we’re still pretty much at the starting gate in terms of what it’s …

How to set the best web design pricing for your freelance business

As a freelancer, you need a clear understanding of web design pricing. Overcharge for your services, and you’ll have a hard time attracting customers; undercharge, and you’ll never be able to keep the business afloat. Finding your ideal rate is essential. Every project you take will be a little bit …