We articulate some devops best practices around managing and upgrading an enterprise website on an ongoing basis. We are focused more on what it takes to add new features rather than aspects such as managing performance, security or uptime. Also, for purposes of simplicity, we will illustrate these concepts on a WordPress setup that runs on the WPEngine hosting platform. You will find that these can be extrapolated quite naturally to other CMS and hosting environments as well.
Web Accessibility is about ensuring that everyone will be able to understand your site quickly and easily — and that includes people with visual and cognitive impairments. It is a humane endeavor that you should undertake, not to mention the fact that you will risk legal liabilities if you don’t.
In this article, we discuss the benefits of using WebP as an image format for delivering images on the web. We then delve into the details of how to achieve this on a site that is built on the WordPress CMS and hosted on WPEngine.
In this article we review the execution and deployment of a multilingual site based on WordPress. Burns & Wilcox (a privately owned insurance company based in US) approached us with an existing site for US running on WordPress, and were interested in launching a Canadian site alongside that would support both English and French.
Sometimes a client will want to do a “lift-shift” project. This usually happens when they decide to move from CMS to another. In such projects, the look-feel of the site will remain exactly the same but the entire underlying tech infrastructure is swapped out completely. In this post, we will explore how to do this in the quickest, least intrusive and most effective manner.