Posts about our company, WordPress, and other items of interest.
Here at Barrel Roll, we've always offered uptime monitoring as part of our membership plans. That tells us if your site goes down so we can reach out to the host and get your site back online as soon as possible. We take uptime seriously and we're proud that our...read more
After two years of development, Gutenberg (and its delivery device, WordPress 5.0) are nearly upon us and people are not happy about it. 900+ one star reviews are a clear indication that it's not exactly beloved by the community, but those are primarily focused on its...read more
I want to tell you the story of a small business owner—let’s call her Angela—who updated her website and didn’t have WordPress backups in place: One Saturday after making some edits to her site, she noticed a few things on her home page and sub-pages were no longer...read more
After launching a website, the real work begins: publishing content, marketing, sales and, of course, regularly performing maintenance tasks to ensure your site is fast, secure, ranks high in search, and provides a great user experience. It’s a lot of work, right? If...read more
Like everything in WordPress, there are a lot of options when it comes to page builder plugins. As WordPress 5.0 approaches and brings with it the much bemoaned Gutenberg as the default editor, a lot of people are looking for alternatives. Content that used to be...read more
Launching your WordPress website is just the beginning of its life on the web. Now, you need to ensure your site is fast and performs well for a great user experience, is optimized for SEO so your site ranks high in search, and is secure against ever-growing security...read more