There are more than 75 million websites that currently use the Wordpress platform. This enormous penetration has led to both good and bad news for Wordpress users.
So, you're setting up a new website and you've got some basic coding skills. You know you want to use the Wordpress CMS to manage your site, and you've heard that Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers cloud servers that are inexpensive, scalable, and easy to maintain. You're ready to pull the trigger, but you don't know exactly where or how to start. Well, fear not! In this post, we'll talk you through a step-by-step process for setting up a server on AWS.
Earlier, we wrote about the 5 most useful (but not sexy) free Wordpress plugins [link], so for today’s post, feel free to slip into something a little more comfortable, kick back, and take a look at 5 sexy Wordpress plugins that would make great additions to your site.
Whether you built your Wordpress website on your own or hired an agency to do it for you, it’s possible that the site will crash at some point. One outage here or there isn’t a big deal...servers are never 100% reliable, and things happen. However, if crashing becomes a recurring problem, then you’ve got something bigger going on that needs to be addressed. Below, we’ll address some of the most common problems that cause WP sites to crash.