We don’t use these WordPress plugins, and you shouldn’t too

We’ve been working with WordPress for over 9 years. In that time we’ve tried and tested many, many plugins, and if there’s one thing we’ve learnt, is that most plugins are built for the average joe – though they generally do a decent job, the downside is that they sacrifice speed for ease-of-use and extra […]

WordPress website loading gibberish text? Here’s how to solve it

Website showing gibberish text

Let me guess – when you’re logged in, your website loads just fine, but when you log out and reload your website, it looks like a wall of gibberish? That’s due to overlapping compression, most likely between your cPanel’s zlib compression and a compression plugin on your WordPress site. How to fix this You’ll be […]

How to create a pop-up/modal contact form using Caldera Forms

This guide from Caldera isn’t updated to the latest UI so I’ll post it here for the time being. I’m growing more and more in favour of having contact forms in a popup instead of redirecting to the Contact page – of course, most times I’d include the form at the bottom of the page […]

Ultimate VC Addons – Disable modules & Google Fonts to reduce database bloat

Ultimate Addons for WPBakery Page Builder (formerly Visual Composer) by Brainstorm Force can be a convenient way to add nicer-looking elements into your VC-built website. However, all convenience comes at a price – and in this case, it’s a huge drain on your website’s load time and server resources. Here are two simple steps you […]