Static WordPress. How WP Code Box helped me go “serverless”.

May 7, 2023

In my last blog post I was floating the idea of moving from WordPress to a Static Site Generator (SSG) called Astro. Instead, I made a local install of WordPress into my Static Site Generator. WP Code Box, although not essential to this, made things much easier to move toward a Jamstack approach. This is…

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Making WordPress faster (with and without plugins)

July 29, 2022

There’s a few small, but unnecessarily things that can slow our WordPress page loads. They’re easily fixed with either a code snippet or a light-weight plugin. I’ve started storing snippets with WPCodeBox as a convenient and light-weight option, but of course, you don’t need to do the same. Unused styles from the Block Editor My…

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A better way to disable Gutenberg (with and without a plugin)

July 22, 2022

The Classic Editor and Classic widgets plugins are officially recommended for disabling Gutenberg. Both are popular* and highly rated, but aside from having two plugins to install, the Classic Editor does not remove Gutenberg’s styles and recently added SVGs. Although the performance impact is not huge, it’s more things Google wants us to improve as…

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WPCodeBox. Why it’s becoming the most useful addition to my toolbox in 5 years.

June 23, 2022

I’ve been mentioning WPCodeBox for a while.  Recently I tried to “review” it and failed! As WPCodeBox is relatively new, it’s probably best to look at their website and particularly their road map to see where it is currently. It’s great as it is, but as it is still to reach its full potential and…

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Slim SEO – Keeping WordPress SEO Simple & Easy

February 3, 2022

A trustworthy and lightweight plugin that achieves ease and simplicity?

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