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WordCamp Europe Impressions

My colleagues from ManageWP and I were super excited about WordCamp Europe, so I wrote an article for our blog last Monday. The next day, we travelled to Seville!

An Amazing Experience

The whole WordCamp Europe was incredible. Since ManageWP was one of the sponsors this year, we had our own booth installed and we’ve spent most of our time talking with WordCamp Europe attendees.

Some of them were already our clients, some are going to become ManageWP users and the rest of them just dropped by out of curiosity to have a quick chat with us and find out how we are involved into the WordPress community.

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Ever missed to take a look at a mention of your company on the web? I bet you did! We all did 🙂

That’s when we at ManageWP started using Mention – an awesome application which allows you to monitor the web and react quickly when your company’s name (or a keyword(s) you are monitoring) get mentioned on the web. This is specifically useful in the Customer Happiness department!

Once you start using Mention, you will wonder how and why you were working without it for such a long time.

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Table Overhead – What’s That?

Every time you deactivate/activate a plugin, you are actually querying the database. Each time you delete a plugin, you will probably delete some rows from your database tables.

The database will still save this unused space, even though there is no need for it and that is called Table Overhead. Think of it as if you were adding, moving and removing files and folders from your PC. After a lot of repetitions, this will slow down your computer. The same goes with the database of your WordPress website – eventually, table overhead will slow down your website.

What can I do about it? I don’t want this so called table overhead to slow down my website!

No need to worry! If we use the PC analogy again, you are simply going to defragment your hard drive. In case of your website, you are going to clean the table overhead.

You can perform this action directly inside phpMyAdmin of your website (which almost every hosting provider in the world provides with the shared hosting plan you purchase) or you can use a tool for this job. There are many out there that can help, but I personally use ManageWP for 2 reasons:

  • I work for this company 🙂
  • I know how reliable this tool is!

There is a complete guide on how to perform this action via ManageWP right here.

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WordCamp Belgrade Impressions

What can I say, whoever attended WordCamp Belgrade could confirm how awesome it was! Great people, fantastic lectures and a lot of positive energy. Everybody had lots of fun, me and my colleague gave away more than 250 ManageWP t-shirts, coasters and stickers. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s contributors day!

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Installing a WordPress plugin? Things to keep an eye on

Alright, so you’ve launched your WordPress website, you chose the theme which suits you the most and now you are searching for the right plugins. In the vast sea of free and freemium plugins located at the WordPress repository, how do you choose the plugin(s) for your site?

In one of my recent articles, I covered the list of plugins I recommend for a WordPress website. Of course, I use these plugins on my own personal website and depending on the type of website you are managing, you might not need all of them! In any case, let’s start with the basics 🙂

Installing a WordPress plugin

Log into the wp-admin area of your WordPress website and navigate to Plugins > Add New.

Add New plugin

You will be able to search the WordPress repository and find the plugin you need. You can also check for Popular and Recommended plugins.