About the Author

Katie Keith: Operations Director at Barn2 Media, Katie is a WordPress web designer who specialises in helping companies to build their online presence. She'll help you get the most out of WordPress and the web.


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Summer weather
25
Nov

Which is the fastest WordPress web host – WP Engine, SiteGround or TSO Host?

I have been trialling different WordPress web hosts in a quest to find the fastest WordPress hosting. This has led to some interesting results, with dramatic…

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scope-creep
21
Oct

3 ways to prevent scope creep in a WordPress web design project

Scope creep is the bane of any project manager. It applies to WordPress web design as much as any other industry - if not more. Scope…

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Little Hippo WordPress SEO plugin
17
Oct

A review of the new Little Hippo SEO plugin

The developers of Little Hippo have asked me to test this new plugin, which they claim is the only WordPress SEO plugin you will ever need.…

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file-monitor-plus-wordpress-secruity
13
Oct

How to use the WordPress File Monitor Plus plugin to find out if your website has been hacked

Monitoring the security of your website is an important part of WordPress website design. The free WordPress File Monitor Plus plugin offers a simple and effective…

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wordpress-themes
10
Oct

“This ain’t a WordPress theme, it’s an arms race”

The world of WordPress themes has gone a little crazy. In the race to develop the best theme, things have got out of control and themes…

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social-login-plugins
08
Oct

WordPress, social login and the ‘Deadly Embrace’

At first, designing a WordPress website with social login sounds like a great idea. It lets people log into your website without having to create an…

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05
04
Oct

2 ways to use WooCommerce to take bookings for courses and events

We've had a lot of recent enquiries about designing WordPress e-commerce websites which have an online shop AND bookings for courses or other events. There are…

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meh
03
Oct

How to preview changes to your WordPress website before they go live

People often ask me how they can view the changes they make to their WordPress website before they go live. I'm always surprised by how many…

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the-end-of-google-authorship
29
Sep

What a waste of time! The end of Google Authorship

So it's official. Google Authorship is no longer part of web design. We all saw the warning signs, but it's still a bit of a shock!…

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fast-wordpress-themes
28
Sep

Top 3 fastest WordPress themes designed for performance

Website speed and performance are vital for user experience and SEO, yet most modern WordPress themes are painfully slow. We've found 3 super-fast WordPress themes that…

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