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Jay Patrick

Coding Your First WordPress Gutenberg Block

The new WordPress editor Gutenberg marks a big shift away from the TinyMCE editor towards a WYSIWYG way of building pages and writing posts. While there are many 3rd-party page builder plugins already, WordPress version 5.0 has made Gutenberg the new default editor. In today’s article, I’m going to explain how you, as a developer, […]

Common Bottlenecks That Slow Down WordPress Sites

Is your WordPress site loading slow? Many factors can slow down WordPress, but luckily you do not need to be a tech-expert to fix them. In this guide, I’ll walk you through the most common bottlenecks that slow down WordPress and present a solution to each one. You can (and should) follow along with this […]

Understanding GTmetrix Reports for Speed Analysis

One of the go-to tools for analyzing a website’s loading speed is called GTmetrix. They are one of the most-used service providers for loading speed analysis reports, alongside Pingdom and Google Pagespeed Insights. Since I do loading speed optimization for a living, I want to take some time and explain how to understand the GTmetrix […]