Broken WordPress plugins
April 17, 2014

How to Choose Good WordPress Plugins

Plugins are an essential part of WordPress and one of the main reasons why it’s so versatile. There are thousands of free and premium plugins to choose from.

Some WordPress plugins add essential features to a website such as social media integration, image galleries and search engine optimisation tools. Others can clutter your interface, slow websites down and even cause security issues.

Asking these questions can help you decide what makes good WordPress plugins:

How active is support for the plugin?

WordPress plugin developers typically offer support for their plugins either on the plugin page itself or on a webpage dedicated to their plugin.

Checking the replies on both will give you a good idea of the typical issues you can expect (if any) and how other users resolved them.

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Lynda.com on a mobile
April 14, 2014

30 Days with… the Lynda.com Android App

I’ve been a member of the online educational company Lynda.com for over eight months, saving a short breakup in January.

In November, I swapped my iPhone for a HTC One. At the time, I was disappointed to find there was no Lynda.com app for my mobile device. So, in January, I cancelled my membership for two months and tested some other online educational websites.

More recently I rejoined Lynda.com.

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