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Everyone wants their pages to load fast because that makes visitors and search engines happy. WordPress itself is lightweight and optimized for speed, but when plugins and themes come into play, performance can suffer a lot.
As I have pointed out in a previous article, speeding up WordPress is firstly a developer's duty. The thing is, if a huge number of plugins are loaded on a single page, it's nearly impossible for anyone... more
Guys, another major release of BWP GXS is now available! The biggest change made since 1.1.6 is the ability to build a Google News sitemap that can be submitted to Google News without hassle :D.
All you have to do is click on the newly added tab (News sitemap), enable the module, choose some news categories as well as their genres and you're ready to go. Your news sitemap can also be used... more
As an end-user, you might find WordPress ridiculously slow sometimes, not because WordPress itself is slow, but rather the way you're using WordPress is not optimized. That's why speeding up WordPress is a topic that can never get old. Mashable talked about it more than a year ago, Noupe has recently published an article about it, and even a design magazine blog has done the same thing.
All articles found on the Internet... more
After two hard-working weeks of mine, a new home for BWP Plugins' support, the BWP Community, is officially online.
All questions, feature requests, bug reports or suggestions for BWP Plugins must now be posted on the forum (or the WP.org support forum, but this one will be preferred). You can of course discuss and / or share anything related to WordPress in appropriate forums if you want.
Visit, stay, and enjoy!... more
A WordPress plugin can choose to be great instead of big, and it seems obvious to me that people always want to use an efficient plugin that is somewhat feature-limited, rather than a plugin that does a lot of things, but also uses a lot of resources along the way.
In the previous article in this Small Giants series, I have introduced five plugins that are very useful, but lack awareness. This time,... more