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WP Mail SMTP – Recommended Plugin Feature

Solve email issues with the WP Mail SMTP plugin

Make sure all of your contact and marketing emails reach your users

It’s not uncommon for WordPress sites to run into issues when they try to send emails. There can be all kinds of different reasons for this error, but often times, the fix is SMTP. It stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, and more than 700,000 websites use the WP Mail SMTP plugin to ensure their emails get delivered. The plugin works by reconfiguring the wp_mail() PHP function, making WordPress use the correct SMTP provider. Read More »

How to Change Image Resolution for Website Performance

Change Image Resolution to boost website performanceChange Image Resolution Using Srcset and Picture Tags

Tell your browser the perfect image to load for each user

Big, beautiful images are all the rage in website design nowadays. On desktop, these images fill the entire screen to gorgeous effect, leading the user’s eye all over the page. But this may cause a problem on mobile, where there’s not as much space to work with. Or maybe the image is fine, but it’s taking too long to load and slowing down the experience. This is where we need to change image resolution, specifically through the “picture” and “srcset” (which stands for source set) tags. Read More »

How To Get Quick Website Load Times

Quick Website Load TimesSnappy load times mean more web traffic

Keep even the most impatient users around!

We’ve talked about website optimization before, but the importance of quick website load times just can’t be overstated. Research on the subject varies, but some sources say that if a website takes longer than a single second to load, users will leave the site. Those restrictions are a little looser on mobile, but not by much. The typical threshold tends to be around three seconds. With online traffic trending more and more towards mobile, quick website load times are absolutely crucial in modern web design. Plus, much of the country is still on 3G service – bulky websites may miss out on a big share of the market. But what goes into that optimization? Read More »