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Meet me in Berlin, June 20-22

I am attending WordCamp Europe 2019 from 20th – 22nd June in Berlin, Germany.

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Web development

Resolve WordPress “The site is experiencing technical difficulties.”

If you recently upgraded WordPress to version 5.2 you’ll maybe have seen there are a lot of new Health Check and technical goodies – particularly, there’s some disaster prevention elements in there.

But, maybe you were unfortunate, and a plugin or theme update has shown you a new message, which says “The site is experiencing technical difficulties.”

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PageSpeed Insights Showing Slow Loading Times for your Website?

Is Google’s PageSpeed Insights showing low scores or slow loading times for your website?

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Outsource WordPress Maintenance

Before I get into this one, I’ll first define “WordPress Maintenance” and what I consider this to mean.

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Google Search Console Error: Either “offers”, “review”, or “aggregateRating” should be specified

Here’s an error which has started showing up for a lot of stores’ product category pages – WooCommerce stores in particular – in Google Search Console:

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The Fastest Website in the World

Since a lot of people out there land on my personal website looking for help and assistance making really really fast websites, which rank well in Google, often I’m asked questions about how to make fast sites.

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New Google AMP Warning “Image size smaller than recommended size”

If you’re running AMP for fast loading pages on the mobile web (and, if you’re not, you should give it a try, it’s awesome!), you maybe got a notification in Search Console (AKA Google Webmaster Tools) that “Image size smaller than recommended size” for some or all of your AMP content.

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WordPress 5.0.3 is Live

The latest version of WordPress – WP 5.0.3 – went live on Wednesday 9 January 2019, and it’s working fine and as expected on my site here, and several clients who have minor version updates turned on.

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Backward Compatibility Vs Technical Debt

Here’s an interesting explanation of the “Eternal Struggle” between Technical Debt and Backward Compatibility (in a WordPress context) from WP CLI maintainer, Alain Schlesser.

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WordPress Governance Project to Launch 15 Jan 2019

Another one of those quick announcement posts, but this one is really important and an interesting step in the right direction for the Open Source WordPress community.