WordPress vs. Joomla vs. Drupal

WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla have a lot in common in terms of technology, community, and philosophy. All three of them are open source software which means they are free to use. They all have some great features, are built on PHP and use MySQL as their database management system. Finally, all of them use themes/templates […]

Easily Add a Video Background to WordPress

One of the most popular trends in web design today are videos that play in the background, because modern browsers can play background video using either the HTML5 <video> tag or the H.264 format. Further, they can run independently from one another and automatically. One can easily manipulate them and control them just like any […]

Choosing WordPress, Drupal or Joomla for your website

WordPress, Drupal and Joomla are all open-source content-management-system (CMS) platforms that have been built by developer communities from all around the world. From humble beginnings, they’ve grown to power some of the biggest and most prestigious sites on the planet — including web properties from Sony, Coca-Cola and Harvard. But how do you go about […]

Speed Up Your WordPress Site

One of the biggest slow downs to most WordPress websites is the amount and type of plug-ins one has installed.  To determine if any of your plug-ins are slowing down the speed of your website it’s worth taking a look into. Any extras that you add to WordPress can take their toll on the performance […]

How To Archive a WordPress Website You Don’t Have Access To

If you need to archive a website but, for some reason, you don’t have access to the website’s server there are actually several options when it comes to backing it up. One option is to use WGET, which is a free open-source software package utilized for retrieval of files using HTTP/HTTPS/FTP protocols. Once you’ve got […]

WordPress 3.9 Releashed

There’s a brand new version of WordPress now available for download. That’s one of the many things I love about WordPress. It’s constantly being worked on and improved. You’ll find there’s a number of great updates in this latest version. This time around, they’ve focused on improving your experience when writing your content. The updated […]