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Pagebuilders and why you should avoid them

The following is an excerpt. They make content look pretty and you feel like you are in control when you create pages with pagebuilders. However, there are more considerations to be made before losing your content to a pagebuilder format. Sircon has seen many pagebuilders in various WordPress installations, and we have seen many reasons for simply avoiding ...
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Avoid using Jetpack for WordPress

The following is an excerpt. We recommend that you avoid using Jetpack for WordPress, for multiple reasons. We will actively block Jetpack for WordPress from now on. Here is a summary of the most important reasons: Unecessary extra requests (effectively doubling the requests to the website) Jetpack uses XML-RPC api. This leads to security issues, e.g. ...
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The WordPress exponent – dealing with slow WordPress

The following is an excerpt. Why is my WordPress so slow? Why aren’t my caching plugins helping speed up my website? WordPress isn’t so slow when hosted on other servers, fix your servers If you are experiencing a slow WordPress, or these statements seem familiar to you or your customers, then you are not the first, and guaranteed not to be ...
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