Posts Tagged ‘themes’
Are ThemeForest and other paid themes really that bad?
In a private Facebook group about WordPress speed someone asked an excellent question: I have a question about paid templates for WordPress, e.g. Themeforest.Is it true that cool looking templates, with e.g. animated buttons or an interesting mouse cursor, are definitely slower and less optimized than the simpler, more standard-looking ones? It’s true that there…Read More
Three out-of-date plugins are responsible for 25% of all WordPress hacks
Serious advice from the makers of the iThemes Security plugin A very interesting and helpful article was published by Sucuri that looks at security vulnerabilities. The article identifies the top 3 plugins that are left on sites OUTDATED and cause nearly 25% of the total WordPress compromised sites they see: TimThumb, Revslider, and Gravity Forms. Remember…Read More
But if you ever DO need a complete ecommerce package and new theme installed on 12 hours notice…
The other day I was in a routine morning meeting with a client who wanted to add ecommerce and a theme upgrade to their site. Next month. And their marketer mentions they’d told the entire mailing list to buy a new product on their website. Tomorrow. Not next month! The client felt, correctly, that they…Read More