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Research articles about WordPress related topics and Magento ecommerce usage

Metrilo Ecommerce Analytics: A Hands-on Review

Metrilo Ecommerce Analytics: A Hands-on Review

We’re in an age of big data and deep analytics, where it’s well understood that businesses are only as good as the information they’re operating on.

The same is true of Ecommerce webstores, and to that end, a myriad of services have emerged over the years to inform and support Ecommerce efforts. Google Analytics is perhaps the most popular of these, but for many webstores, it isn’t necessarily the most effective. Moreover, in the cutthroat competitive world of online selling, using anything but the best tools can lead to costly handicaps.

WordPress Hosting in 2019: 10 Top Picks

WordPress Hosting in 2019: 10 Top Picks

When creating a website, there are a lot of important decisions to make and one of the most important is the website hosting. This is a plethora of web hosting options for WordPress users, so it is important to find the hosting which is best for your business.

WordPress is the most popular content management system available online, so having a WordPress host and a WordPress website really go hand in hand. The WordPress hosting options in this list have the best overall features, site speed, support, ratings and prices.

RSS Feeds: Concerns about Copyright

RSS Feeds: Concerns about Copyright

RSS, which stands for Rich Site Summary (and is often thought to mean Real Simple Syndication), is a Web feed format that’s used to distribute and publish content online.

These feeds have been around as early as 1997, and are a great way for internet users to easily track their favorite online content. They create a personalized stream of live information, with published content from preferred news sources and websites all collected in one place. Better yet, RSS feeds are live, so everything shows up as soon as it’s published.

11 (Quick) SEO Tactics To Help Google Love Your Titles

11 (Quick) SEO Tactics To Help Google Love Your Titles

There’s a lot of talk (and controversy) about title optimization nowadays. On one hand, SEO specialists argue that tuning your title can increase traffic. On the other, critics are fast to associate it with predatory click bait that turns away audience.

But it’s important to contextualize the discussion and remember that title optimization involve many possible strategies.

Confused about Magento 2? We Recap Key Statistics, Pros and Cons

Confused about Magento 2? We Recap Key Statistics, Pros and Cons

Is Magento 2 better than its older version? Should you move to Magento 2.X?

Magento 2 has been live for a while now, so we gathered the top Magento statistics to help you figure out if it’s worth your time.

Tip: From what we’ve seen so far, you either love it or you hate it. While there are plenty of things that they still need to improve on (asap!), the new platform does bring some positive changes.

Experts Answer: What Makes a Good Quality WordPress Plugin?

Experts Answer: What Makes a Good Quality WordPress Plugin?

Plugins are essential for WordPress websites. If WordPress core is the bread and butter of a website, plugins are the strawberry jam. They turn a generic website into something irresistible.

Plugins can perform pretty much any function desired on a website. From e-commerce solutions to photo galleries, plugins give WordPress users the ability to create custom websites. This is one reasons WordPress is the most popular content management system available.

RESEARCH: How Fast Should Customers Expect WordPress Plugin Support?

RESEARCH: How Fast Should Customers Expect WordPress Plugin Support?

Customer support is a major player when it comes to creating a profitable, premium plugin. Although support is generally regarded as important, it isn’t given much attention.

Discussions center around building plugins, but don’t often hit on how to provide support. Things like plugin coding and features are often emphasized, while plugin support is thought of more as a side-product of business. Of course, having an awesome plugin that is well-coded is key, but without support, customers can quickly become frustrated and move elsewhere.

WordPress User Behavior Research: How People Choose Plugins

WordPress User Behavior Research: How People Choose Plugins

WordPress is the most popular CMS on the web, with 25% of the Alexa Top 10 million sites using it.

Although there are a lot of people and companies using WordPress, there is not a lot known about WordPress user behavior. The focus is often on site visitor behavior and analytics like where visitors are clicking or how long they stay on the site. This is important, of course, but ignores a whole other part of the equation.