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Geek 2 English Podcast
11 minutes | 15 days ago
Let’s talk caching, shall we? In this episode, I’ll explain what caching is, when you should use it, and what are the pitfalls you need to look out for. Of course, I’ll also suggest that if you aren’t comfortable getting your hands dirty, that you bring on a developer you trust to help you. Show Links: SiteGround How Caching Makes Your Website 5x Faster – SiteGround Webinar The post Caching in appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
11 minutes | a month ago
Web Storage Wars
Where should you store files on the web is a question almost as old as the web itself. Ok, so the obvious answer is on the filesystem of your webserver. On the surface that makes sense, unless you have a busy website with multiple web servers (web heads) and each of them have their own filesystem. Now it’s not so obvious. Now you have to start thinking the problem through. So let’s do that, shall we? Show Notes: SiteGround The post Web Storage Wars appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
10 minutes | 3 months ago
YAGNI: You and Your User’s Data
Collecting user data and tracking users across the web is a hot topic. For some, it’s nice to have, for others, it’s their entire business model. Let’s talk about what we collect, what we do with it, and the principle of YAGNI. Show Notes: SiteGround The post YAGNI: You and Your User’s Data appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
12 minutes | 3 months ago
Do I Need a Maintenance Contract for My Website?
This is a question every successful site owner asks themselves at some point. Do I need a maintenance contract? I mean do I really REALLY need a maintenance contract? Let’s dive into that question because it’s a little more complex than you might think. Show Notes: SiteGround The post Do I Need a Maintenance Contract for My Website? appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
15 minutes | 5 months ago
The 2020 Grab Bag Episode
Over the past year, I’ve been collecting questions that have been asked of me at webinars but I’ve not been able to answer because of time. In this episode of “The Geek 2 English Podcast”, I answer 10 of those questions. (Well, and one bonus question.) Give it a listen. Then join us for the next webinar and ask your question. Show Notes SiteGround SiteGround webinars The post The 2020 Grab Bag Episode appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
12 minutes | 7 months ago
Your Site Security Checklist
Security is every site owners #2 job, right behind actually selling a product. But security is such a nebulous term. it means different things to different people. In this episode, I break it down for you. I give you a checklist of things to make sure you have done, and are doing, to help keep your site secure. Show Notes SiteGround Website Security Checklist overview The post Your Site Security Checklist appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
12 minutes | 8 months ago
How Many Plugins Is Too Many?
What’s that plugin do? If you can’t look at your list of plugins and answer this critical question, then this episode is for you. We discuss how plugins affect the performance of your website, what you can do to make sure your site is running at optimal speed, and we answer the question every WordPress site owner asks at some point, “How many plugins is too many?” Join us and find out. (Hint: The answer is NOT 42.) Show Notes WebPageTest.org SiteGround The post How Many Plugins Is Too Many? appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
17 minutes | 9 months ago
Do I REALLY need to hire a developer?
It’s the question every budding e-commerce site owner and entrepreneur has to ask themselves. As soon as an idea begins to form in their head, they start seeing pieces they aren’t sure how to build. So they have to do some soul searching and ask themselves, do they need a developer? Join host Cal Evans as he talks about this question and walks listeners through what hiring a developer really means… and what it doesn’t. Show Notes SiteGround The post Do I REALLY need to hire a developer? appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
9 minutes | 10 months ago
Routine Website Maintenance and Why It’s Important
Is routine maintenance on your website really worth it? I mean…really? Join host Cal Evans as he walks you through the different parts of website maintenance. He’ll show you why a small investment every month in time can save you huge down the road. He’ll also explain why selecting the right hosting partner can make the difference between easy, regular, unobtrusive maintenance, and a hacked site. Show Notes SiteGround The post Routine Website Maintenance and Why It’s Important appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
10 minutes | 10 months ago
Secret SEO Trick: Be Relevant
There’s a secret that SEO consultant’s don’t want you to know. There is only one way to consistently get search engines to display your content. In this episode, we discuss that secret and how you as a site owner can exploit it for your own benefit. Show Notes Answer the Public The post Secret SEO Trick: Be Relevant appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
58 minutes | a year ago
Preparing Your Site for Black Friday: How Early Is Too Early?
Host Cal Evans is joined by guests Bob (@bobwp) Dunn, TJ (@ecommerceaholic) Gamble, and Phillip (@philwinkle) Jackson for this special edition of The Geek 2 English Podcast. Listen as the experts talk about what store owners need to be thinking about, worrying about, and most importantly, focusing on, to get their websites ready for Black Friday. Show Notes Jamersan BobWP.com Future Commerce Podcast SiteGround Web Page Test The post Preparing Your Site for Black Friday: How Early Is Too Early? appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
15 minutes | a year ago
Is My Website Safe?
Is my website safe? It’s probably not as safe as you think it is. Join us for this episode of the Geek 2 English podcast where host Cal Evans talks about Shrek (the original movie), Grizzly Bears, and WordPress site security. Show Notes CloudFlare.com Securing User Passwords With “Have I Been Pwned” SiteGround The post Is My Website Safe? appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
13 minutes | a year ago
The Secret Life of Plugins
Plugins are ubiquitous these days in WordPress sites. Site owners would never consider using WordPress without them. But that hasn’t always been the case. In this episode of the Geek 2 English podcast we are going to look at what a plugin is, what it does, and what site owners need to know before installing them. Join us as we discuss the Secret Life of Plugins. Show Notes WordPress Plugin Repository SiteGround The post The Secret Life of Plugins appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
12 minutes | a year ago
Secure Certificates: Free or Paid?
For the non-technical, the question of “What kind of secure certificate is best for my website?” can be a daunting one. There are premium certificates, basic certificates, and free certificates. Are they all equal, and if now, what are the important factors in selecting one. Pull up a chair and let’s discuss “Secure Certificates: Free or Paid?”. You won’t be sorry you did. Show Notes Let’sEncrypt SiteGround The post Secure Certificates: Free or Paid? appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
1 minutes | a year ago
Welcome to the Geek 2 English Podcast Each month we will bring you a new technical topic explained in plain English. No insider lingo. No unexplained technical terms. No developer speak. We help you understand technical topics. We translate Geek to English. The post Coming Soon! appeared first on Geek 2 English Podcast.
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