234 – ‘M’ is for Menus

'M' is for Menus - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #234

Menus are really rather important, although really underrated. They are, after all, the way that we make our way around the websites that we visit. So how should we think about them? At what point to they get discussed (if at all) in the website building process? There’s more than you might think to this conversation… what type of menu works best, how do we add accessibility options into our menus, how do we create our menus and are we going to be using the new capabilities when WordPress’ Full Site Editing enables us to handle the styling of our menus in WordPress core? Have a listen to the podcast and don’t forget to drop a comment if you think that we got anything wrong! Go listen…

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233 – Store your Media Library in the cloud with the Infinite Uploads plugin

Store your Media Library in the cloud with the Infinite Uploads plugin - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #233

Check out the new Infinite Uploads plugin on the WP Builds podcast today. I’m joined by co-founder, Josh Dailey, who explains what it’s all about, which is making your site faster. It sucks up your WordPress Media Library files and puts them in their cloud and serves them from +50 global points of presence… it all looks and behaves the same, it all happens in the background. We get into their tech stack and how they make sure that your media is safe and served up quickly. We also talk about their scalable pricing model and how they avoid vendor lock in by making it easy to download your files at any time. So if you’re interested in making your website media load quickly, this is a must listen…

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232 – ‘L’ is for Loading

'L' is for Loading - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #232

Today we talk about WordPress website page speed and why this is important, how you can measure it and some ideas about what you can do to improve it. There’s quite a lot to say about this, and it’s really timely with Google’s Core Web Vitals (CWV) coming on-stream in the near future. We talk about what CWV is and what it’s measuring, what WordPress loads out of the box, what tools you can use to measure your website page speed as well as what plugins you might consider to address any bottlenecks that you discover. How does hosting play into all this as well. As I say, there’s a lot of ground to cover, so go check out the podcast to see what we think…

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231 – One-click checkout in WooCommerce with PeachPay

One-click checkout in WooCommerce with PeachPay - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #231

PeachPay is a new 1-click-checkout option for your WooCommerce store. It aims to remove some of the friction of getting people to click the ‘buy now’ button by removing multiple steps for people who’ve used PeachPay before. We talk about how it works, debunk some myths, and discuss why you might want to think about add this to your WooCommerce website. If you build eCommerce websites for clients, you need to know about this solution and how it could improve their sales. Go listen…

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230 – ‘K’ is for Killer Tips

'K' is for Killer Tips - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #230

In this episode of the podcast we asked you submit what you thought were some Killer Tips for creating your WordPress websites, and you did not disappoint! So there’s loads of useful little nuggets of information in here, many of them might be new to you. It never ceases to amaze me just how my processes differ from other people doing the exact same job, and how much I could learn from other WordPress professionals. Well in this episode of the podcast, we kinda make that possible! Go check it out!

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