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A better website search with SearchIQ for WordPress!

We all know the standard search function in WordPress doesn’t provide the most relevant results. I don’t blame WordPress for this shortcoming, but the MySQL database system in the backend. The “fulltext” search index doesn’t work very...

Twitter Search API Tutorial for PHP

Showing tweets on your websites is a great way to attract your sites visitors to follow you on Twitter and the dynamic content might help that your website will be indexed more often by Google. Using the Twitter search API it’s possible to include those tweets...

WordPress Hosting: ServerPilot vs. Cloudways

If you look for WordPress hosting there are many powerful solutions for a reasonable price. I’m using ServerPilot for two servers (DigitalOcean) for some time now and the performance is still amazing. In response to my ServerPilot review I got several questions...

Protect your WordPress site against bad bots

Self-hosting your WordPress website can provide you with a great deal of freedom in how you set up and run your site. Unfortunately, that freedom comes with a cost – you have to ensure your site is protected. You will have to keep your site safe from hackers,...

ServerPilot = Great VPS Hosting for WordPress Websites

I have been building WordPress websites for customers and myself for the past 10 years. Like many other web developers, I have tried a number of different hosting companies. While I’m able to configure a common VPS web server, I call myself a beginner at...

Use the new reCAPTCHA checkbox to protect your WordPress comments

Recently Google has released a new version for their free service reCAPTCHA. The new reCAPTCHA checkbox is easier to use for the “real” visitor and provides a strong validation feature. With the new checkbox it’s not necessary to enter a combination...

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