Why is it important to keep a WordPress site updated, and how should these updates be managed?

Keeping your WordPress site updated is crucial for its performance, security, and functionality. The Ribbon Gang team can’t emphasise enough how updates can make or break your website’s success. Let’s dive into why updates are important and how to manage them effectively. 1. Importance of Updates: 2. Managing Updates: WordPress Core: WordPress notifies you when […]

What are some common WordPress issues and how can they be troubleshooted?

Despite being one of the most user-friendly content management systems, WordPress is not without its quirks. Here at Ribbon Gang, we’ve helped many businesses overcome these issues and are ready to guide you through the process. 1. The White Screen of Death: This can happen when a script exhausts the memory limit. To troubleshoot, you […]

What is the role of widgets in WordPress and how can they be used effectively?

Widgets in WordPress are powerful tools that provide a simple way to design and structure your website’s sidebars and other widget-ready areas. Ribbon Gang has extensive experience helping small to medium-sized businesses leverage widgets for site customization, and we’re thrilled to share these insights with you. 1. Understanding Widgets: Widgets are small blocks that perform […]

How can a WordPress site be optimised for mobile users?

With the majority of internet browsing now done on mobile devices, it’s essential that your WordPress site is optimised for mobile users. Here at Ribbon Gang, we assist businesses from the Central West of NSW to Southeast Asia, ensuring that their websites perform seamlessly on mobile devices. Let’s look at some key ways to optimise […]

What should be considered when planning a content strategy for a WordPress site?

Creating a strong content strategy is crucial to ensure your WordPress site is engaging, SEO-friendly, and serves your business goals. Ribbon Gang has been guiding small and medium-sized businesses across Australia and Southeast Asia in content strategy, and we’re here to share our insights. 1. Identify Your Audience: Understanding your audience is the first step […]

What are the best practices for managing media files on WordPress?

Whether you’re a business owner in NSW or a marketing manager in Singapore, managing media files effectively on your WordPress site can enhance your user experience and site performance. Here at Ribbon Gang, we’re glad to share some of the best practices for managing media files on your WordPress site. 1. Optimize Your Images: Before […]

What are some strategies for securing a WordPress site against hackers and spam?

Securing your WordPress website is vital to protect your business and your users’ data. With businesses ranging from NSW to Southeast Asia, the Ribbon Gang understands the importance of site security. Here are several strategies to secure your WordPress site against hackers and spam: 1. Keep WordPress Updated:  Always keep your WordPress installation, plugins, and […]