Stackable Gutenberg Blocks

Gutenberg is the new editor that came with the release of WordPress version 5 and with it came blocks. Blocks are the new way to layout a post or page in WordPress. Whilst there are set of standard blocks, a number of developers have created plugins with a whole new set blocks.

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WordPress Performance Improvements

How we improved a WordPress website page load time

Recently, we were contacted by a client who wanted us to review their WordPress website. We undertook a full site audit and found that one of the main issues was the page load speed of the site. The site was taking nearly 4 seconds to load with a page size of over 3mb.

As Google is increasingly using page load speed as a ranking factor, especially for mobiles, (source) it was important to get the load time as low as possible.

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