WooCommerce vs. Shopify: Which is Better for Your Business?

With the rise of entrepreneurship, the “side-hustle,” and the distributed workforce, more and more people are looking to eCommerce as a way to make a living or expand their existing brick and mortar business. Two of the most popular eCommerce platforms are WooCommerce and Shopify. The following is a short guide to choosing which of…

Control Your Site’s Custom Fonts with Font Display

Custom fonts are great—they can bring a unique look to your website and they can be a crucial part of your branding. But what makes a custom font “custom” is that they’re not something users typically have already on their computer. For example, The New York Times uses a variety of custom fonts across different…

WooCommerce Brings Product Blocks to the Gutenberg Editor

The Gutenberg WordPress editor, released in December 2018, revolutionized how users create appealing web content with a new interface standard and without the need for third-party plugins. The release brought many helpful blocks for the easy embedding of YouTube, layouts with columns, content like headings, and media including images and galleries. However, embedding WooCommerce products…

Highlights from WordCamp US 2018

Two weekends ago, I attended WordCamp US in Nashville, TN. The largest WordPress conference in North America, WordCamp US attracts roughly 2,000 users and developers each year. This year’s sessions were on a variety of topics including web development, UX design, mobile experience, WordPress tools, and web privacy practices. It was inspiring to come together…