Archive for February, 2015

Choose your third party WordPress plugins wisely

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

WordPress plugins are great. They add extra functionality not available from the out-of-the-box software. However, too many, or the wrong kind of plugins, can slow your site down, cause the page content to jump all over the place as they load, and/or block important content on smaller devices (you know, those social media icons that sit at the side of the page blocking some of the text).

This can be at best frustrating to your visitors or at worst very annoying and may ultimately cause them to leave your website before they learn whether you can help them or not. (more…)