Site building Glossary for WordPress

Now I will attempt to create a glossary that explains to clients who would like to have a WordPress-based website, what the different terms and acronyms mean in the WordPress ecosystem.

This article can also be useful for site builders and developers. Just send this article’s link to your clients, so they can learn what you are talking about when you say: CPT, Ajax, ACF or similar things.

I’ll try to regularly update this article. However, if you miss a term from the list, just drop me a comment at the bottom – and I’ll add it with the next update.

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Big dilemma of web agencies: in-house or outsource

a freelancer with his client

During my career I’ve worked in different situations:

  • as a quasi-employee of an agency
  • as a contractor of an agency
  • as a freelancer working with several agencies

A constant dilemma I’ve met talking to leaders of the different agencies was whether it’s a better idea to employ a web developer as a full-time employee or outsource the projects to freelancers.

The question is not easy at all. Lot of advantages and disadvantages are listed on both sides – let’s have a closer look at them…

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We are on Codeable!

It’s been a long time since my last blog post. To be honest, I had so many things to do that I didn’t really have the time…

Website Update

One big thing that we’ve completed in the past few weeks was a major update to our website. While in the front end the changes may look small, we’ve completely rebuilt its backend, creating a single site from our previous multisite installation…

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What is a responsive website and why is it important?

Checking responsive website on laptop and mobile

In our survey called Tourism Website Trends 50% of the participants said so far that they didn’t know if their website was responsive or not. This is a huge number – knowing that for about 5-6 years now everything in the webdesign industry is about responsiveness.

I’ll tell you, dear Website Owner, it’s not your fault. It’s mainly the fault of us – website designers and developers – that we didn’t warn you: if you don’t make your website responsive, you can lose about 50% of your visitors.

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The art of website images (2): how to upload them to your WordPress site

Upload image to website

This is the 2nd part of the article: The art of website images. In this part we’ll walk you through the best practices how you should upload pictures to your WordPress site. If you are interested in how to make / choose images for your travel website, read the first part, too.

How to put the images on your WordPress site?

After you’ve got the final images from the photographer and/or downloaded them from a stock photo site, they are not ready yet to be uploaded to your website. We have 2 major problems with them:

  • the sizes of the image files are too big for online use
  • the file names don’t support your SEO strategy

Let’s see why these are so big issues and how we can fix them…

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