Charles Costa looks at the rise of data-driven marketing, and what you need to know to take advantage of it without being overwhelmed by vanity metrics.
It's easy to get bogged down with meaningless business metrics. Charles Costa looks at the three you need to watch if you're starting a SaaS business.
Publishing your own eBooks can seem daunting, however WordPress' versatility makes eBook creation easy by using existing content and off-the-shelf plugins.
Charles Costa looks at the implications facial recognition may have on the doxing attacks of the future.
Charles Costa explains why you shouldn't ignore social search when developing or running a WordPress site, especially since it’s quite easy to implement.
Charles Costa looks at some common mistakes to avoid when meeting with a potential investor for your startup.
SitePoint author Charles Costa and community manager Casey Sheldon talk about some of the best ways to get a new community off the ground.
We all know what an experience is – but how do you measure one? Google's 'HEART Framework' breaks down ux design into easier to understand components.
Charles Costa looks at the dangers presented by social engineering, and offers practical tips for protecting yourself and your business from attack.
I will show you a simple way to make sure that the themes you download are clean and you no longer have to fear the hidden malware.
Changing the default WordPress configuration permissions is one of the simplest ways to harden your WordPress website. I teach you how without plugins!
Charles Costa looks at the user experience and ethical issues behind programming the coming wave of self-driving cars.
There are plenty of plugins to backup your WordPress site, yet the best way to ensure your backup works is... to do it manually! I'll show you how in 5mins.
We can track clicks and cursors but that doesn't tell us the whole story of what our users are actually interested in. Charles walks us through eyetracking.
In this article, Charles Costa provides a summary of the top plugins in use by the top 500K sites using WordPress, broken down by category.
In this article, Charles Costa shows you the various ways WordPress can integrate with external SMTP services to increase reliability when sending email.
WordPress hosts are a dime a dozen, and unfortunately even for a technically savvy person, it can be difficult to differentiate between a reputable host.
Heatmaps are an important part of how your understand your users -- and your UX.
Now CES is well and truly over, Charles Costa takes a moment to reflect on the trends that emerged for wearble application developers.
Charles Costa shows us 5 tips to improve your app marketplace ranking and gain those crucial views and downloads.
Unless you pick the brains of your users during product development you're going to be flying blind. Charles explains how to properly interview your users.