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Using Authenticity to Connect with Customers

Using Authenticity to Connect with Customers

You know your service is great and you’re convinced that people will truly benefit from it. But before you can deliver on the goods, you first need to find and connect with your target audience authentically. For many, this is the hardest part of owning a business. The reason we set up a business in…
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Maintaining Your Website

Maintaining Your Website Can Save You Thousands

At Pixel Jar, we love working with our clients to build their websites from the ground up. There’s always a certain excitement involved with taking their vision and creating a custom WordPress solution that brings it to life.  It’s not just us, though. Our clients feel the same level of excitement that comes with the…
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Why Ongoing SEO is Essential For Success

Why Ongoing SEO is Essential For Success

Your business appearing at the top of Google’s search results is a big deal, and the statistics back that up.  In total, 68% of all online experiences begin with a search but only 0.78% of those who search on Google click on results from the second page. On the other end of the spectrum, the…
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why use a managed WordPress host

Why Use A Managed WordPress Host?

They say nothing in life is free – and that couldn’t be more true than when it comes to WordPress hosting. If you opt for cheap or even free hosting, you will certainly end up paying in other ways.  Of course, everything has its place. For anyone reading this who has a hobby website and…
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WordPress 6.1 Details and Highlights

WordPress 6.1 Details and Highlights

The future of WordPress is upon us with the release of WordPress 6.1. One part of the second phase of improvements to the Block Editor system formerly known as Gutenberg. This latest release focuses on enhancements to Full Site Editing (FSE) as well as other block-based patterns on the platform. Disrupting the web development world…
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WP Engine community done right

WP Engine – Community Done Right

At Pixel Jar, we’ve been active in the WordPress community for years. We get genuine joy and satisfaction in taking part and giving back to like-minded developers and the up-and-coming generation.  As much as we set out to inspire those we come in contact with, the reverse is also true. We often leave events, conferences,…
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making sense of the new block editor

Making Sense of the New Block Editor

Change can be difficult to deal with, even when it’s for the good. The WordPress Block Editor (which came out of the Gutenberg project) is for-sure better than the WordPress Classic Editor plugin but many of us are still struggling to make the switch.  In fact, the Classic Editor plugin still ranks in the top…
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are page builders on the way out?

Are Page Builders on The Way Out?

Anyone who knows us is aware that we’re big fans of Beaver Builder. We frequently use it for website builds and have written a number of articles about it.  That said, every now and then it’s a good idea to take a step back and analyze your processes to see if they still make sense.…
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should i invest in a headless wordpress site?

Should I Invest in a Headless WordPress Site?

Headless CMS websites are having their day in the sun. There has been a steady rise in interest over the years, with 68% more interest in 2022 alone compared to the year before.  This means more business owners are turning to a headless CMS (often WordPress) as the best solution for them. And at Pixel…
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