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    Brian Jackson

    I have a passion for crafting actionable content derived from first-hand experience, along with performance-driven WordPress development. I’ve written over 5,000 blog posts and have helped grow sites organically from zero to 1+ million visitors per month.

    How to add CSS progress bars in WordPress (no jQuery or JavaScript)

    Don't want to hurt your site's performance? See how to add simple CSS progress bars (animated) in WordPress without jQuery or JavaScript. Read more...

    How to add PHP to WordPress (quick and easy)

    Follow this quick and easy tutorial on how to add PHP to WordPress. You can use a free plugin (recommended), or add it manually....

    How I stay sane and productive among social media distractions

    Navigating Twitter and Facebook can be time consuming. Check out these quick tricks I use to silence social media distractions. Read more ...

    Why my standing desk is one of my secret weapons (9+ years of use)

    As a marketer, my standing desk is one of my secret weapons. It gives me more energy, concentration, and I no longer have back...

    Why you should seriously stop using Internet Explorer (or supporting it)

    Internet Explorer isn't safe, it's slow, a headache to support, and is used by less than 1% globally. Here's why you should stop using...

    How to fix “Lighthouse returned error: NO_FCP” when running a speed test

    Getting the "Lighthouse returned error: NO_FCP" message when running a speed test? Check out these troubleshooting steps on how to fix it. Read more...

    How to fix a Stripe webhook error (TLS and delivery events)

    Getting a Stripe webhook error? Follow these steps to troubleshoot TLS and delivery events to get your payments or application working again. Read...

    How to get a Spotify yearly subscription (save over $32)

    Follow these steps to get a Spotify yearly subscription which enables you to save over $32 a year. It's an awesome little financial hack!...

    Ulysses review: My favorite writing app (why I moved away from Bear)

    I finally tried the Ulysses writing app and immediately fell in love. Check out why I decided to move away from Bear and wish...

    How to speed up WordPress (optimizations we use for Core Web Vitals)

    I've worked with WordPress for 14+ years. Check out all the methods I use on my sites to speed up WordPress for Google Core...