In my experience as a WordPress developer and consultant, I have run across many users of WordPress who fall victim to some very bad habits. When consulting clients about WordPress site management, I’ve seen a lot, and I’ve fixed a lot.
Here are some of the most common bad habits that I’ve come across when it comes to WordPress site management. I’ll tell you what they are and how to fix them. Some of my comments might seem harsh, but consider it a dose of tough love. I’m trying to help you, not insult you.
If you are blogging for money or maintaining a professional brand image, don’t try to chintz on these. Bad habits will end up costing you more in both money and time. If you don’t know how to do some of these, it is prudent to either learn or to hire someone (even if that is just on a consulting basis). It will save you money in the long run! [Read more…]