New WordPress Gutenberg Editor is Coming: Test, Embrace, Disable

WordPress is currently at version 4.9.8 and the Gutenberg 3.4 editor preview is available as of August 2, 2018. When WordPress version 5.0 releases Gutenberg will become the default editor in WordPress 5.0. Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress, said that after one hundred thousand users and two hundred fifty thousand blog posts, Gutenberg could be ready […]

Migrating from HTTP to HTTPS: 4 reasons and a clear trend

BlogWranglers migrated nearly a dozen sites from HTTP to HTTPS in the last month. The trend to HTTPS is clear. We found a few sources that have been tracking this trend and share them below, along with a few reasons. BuiltWith is an Australian website profiler that has been around since 2007. The following chart […]

Why One Client Chose HubSpot

A London-based CEO with three lines of business contacted me to help his team think through choosing between HubSpot and WordPress. Different members of his team advocated for WordPress, while others advocated for HubSpot. Their primary concern was cost of ownership. The cost of moving or the initial setup would not be a big factor […]

Page Load Speed Improvements of a CDN

A good Content Delivery Network (CDN) will improve your website’s page load speed. This is a great advantage for your visitors and for the search engine results you seek to improve. Primary reasons to use a CDN to improve page load speed: A better website visitor experience Reduce or eliminate page abandonment due to delayed […]

BlogWranglers Expert Interview on MediaShower

Jim Spencer, the founder and president of BlogWranglers, was recently interviewed over on Media Shower. Here is a link. https://mediashower.com/blog/expert-interview-series-jim-spencer-on-migrating-your-website-to-wordpress-for-media-shower/ If you are curious about the number one concern of clients who migrate from HubSpot to WordPress you will find the answer in the interview. Click here to read the expert interview.

HubSpot will not Move a Blog from HubSpot’s CMS to a New URL

Half a Bubble Out, an internet marketing and consulting firm in Northern  California called with a unique set of circumstances that required the migration of two HubSpot blogs. This was especially intriguing because weeks earlier I had been contacted by HubSpot to learn whether I would be interested in helping their clients move from various platforms […]

Four Key Steps to Migrating from HubSpot to WordPress

Migrating from HubSpot to WordPress requires know-how and attention to detail. Let’s look at the four key steps along with two big questions. The first step is to learn about your site and your requirements. There are four major elements a migration could include: Content Design 301 Redirects DNS updates and other “Go Live” steps […]

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org — Which One is Right for You?   The difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org is subtle, but extremely important. At times it can even be confusing, as many people who aren’t familiar with the platform aren’t even aware that there are two different options when it comes to “WordPress.” They just know […]