Author: Kimberly Lipari

Kimberly is a co-founder of WP Valet. She manages the company infrastructure and operations.

no two impaired users possess the exact same needs when it comes to using the Internet and visiting your website. For this reason, we at Valet recommend you configure your website to offer at least accessibility for users with the most often-encountered impairments.

You may be surprised to learn that there is a potentially sizable return on investment awaiting you after making your website more accessible to the disabled. Indeed, accessibility and SEO are intertwined—improve the former, and the latter naturally follows right along. And who doesn’t want better SEO?

GDPR audit. You likely need one if you operate a blog. Or a website, a newsletter, an e-commerce store, or anything online that harvests user data. And you’ll need that GDPR audit soon, like yesterday—because Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (that’s what GDPR stands for) went into effect May 25. So you better find out…

Per Valet: “Accessibility…is your friend. You should embrace it like a friend because it’s going to help you be more successful (not to mention keep you out of legal hot-water). Don’t let the dread-inducing terminology of the [accessibility] guidelines scare you. The more you know about them, the less trepidation you’ll feel.”

WordPress has released version 4.9.5. Valet clients will see this update occur on their sites as part of their Care Plan. All releases have been checked for compatibility with your current installation. If you are utilizing the automatic updates feature you have likely already received the update. If you are not using this feature you can visit…

WordPress – a website-and-blog publishing system used by millions – will soon roll out a radical revamp of its content-management editor. The changes are expected to be so extensive that most current WordPress users will likely struggle to adapt, so WordPress website management services agency Valet is offering a free, downloadable eBook to help them…

A new Google Search Console. Over the last few months, Google has been sending out invitations to their BETA version of the new Google Search Console to select users. If you are not among that BETA group, that’s ok. They will be opening up the experience to all the users of the current Search Console…

On February 6, 2018 WordPress.org released version 4.9.4 of the WordPress software. This comes quickly on the heels of the Feb 5 release of version 4.9.3. The February 5 release contained a major bug found immediately after it was pushed live. The latest version, 4.9.4. will need to be manually updated in the dashboard. It will encounter…