Remember when Google introduced Core Web Vitals and killed all of our scores? Having done a few WordPress Speed Optimizations since then, I decided it’d be a good idea to share my findings on how to improve Core Web Vitals scores on PageSpeed Insights.
Shocking developments in Speed Optimization land last week! Google published an update PageSpeed Insights and integrated Lighthouse 6.0 into our beloved tool.
Although (basically) everyone’s scores plummeted into the ground (except mine), I’m pretty happy with the changes.
Most themes show the Published Date above each post. What most themes don’t show (for some reason) is the Last Updated (or Last Modified) Date/Time. This sucks, because no one (including Google) will be able to fully appreciate the work you put into your blog!
Luckily WordPress already saves this information for each post and it is pretty easy to integrate into your theme using a plugin. Today I’ll show you how.
How do you move WordPress to a new domain? Moving my WordPress site to a new domain gave me a headache, but I’m sure it was worth it. I mean, check out my shiny new domain name! .dev, isn’t it awesome? If this move doesn’t give me a SEO boost, I don’t know what does.
Why did it give me a headache? I wanted to move WordPress using an external domain registrar with 301 redirects, without affecting my Let’s Encrypt SSL-certificates and Google Search Console. And not a tutorial in the world to help me out.
Well, I figured it out and today I’ll share it with you.
Recently I met quite a challenge while building an extension for Magento. By default, the urls of simple child products whom belong to a configurable parent are answered with a 404. This behaviour can be easily overridden with a small extension.
Our client wanted to take it a step further. Today we will build an extension that redirects URLs of simple products to their configurable parents with options preselected.