Cloudflare: a free CDN to speed up your WordPress site

When we started writing our articles in French and English on our websites, we soon found ourselves confronted with a problem: Our websites are VERY slow from countries far away from Europe (Australia, USA, Asia...) That's pretty easy to understand. As the servers of our sites are located in France, ...

Our Review of Mangools – Keyword research tool for bloggers

When we started creating content online on a regular basis a little over 8 years ago now, our working methodology was... how can I say? Very random. We would write whatever came into our heads on Novo-Monde without asking ourselves the slightest question. The notion of SEO was almost unknown to us ...

Introduction to email marketing and newsletter tools for WordPress

Newsletters or more generally emailing sometimes have this image a little "old-fashioned" and outdated... And yet I promise you that good old emails are far from being dead! They might even come back very strongly in the next few years (it's not me who says so, it's Pat Flynn ;) ). On the other ...

All you need to know about big images handling in WordPress 5.3

Images account for more than 50% of the volume of data that passes between the browsers of people surfing the web and the servers that host websites. If images are not optimized or poorly implemented on a website, they can slow down page load time enormously! This is why it is very important to ...

The best WordPress photo gallery plugin… and by far!

Adding a photo gallery to a blog post or web page is a very common need for many websites. By the way, if you take a look at our travel blog, you will find a gallery in almost all our articles ;) . But surprisingly, even if adding a photo gallery to an article should be easy, it took me years to ...

Project Gutenberg: Will the new WordPress text editor break your site?

As a Wordpress developer, I've been thinking for a while now that I need to test the new editor that will be available to us all when Wordpress 5.0 is released. Due to time constraints, I waited until the end of August 2018 to take an interest in this famous Gutenberg which is making a lot of noise. ...

The complete guide to speed up your WordPress website in 2021

You have a Wordpress site that works but you have the impression that it is a little slow? You have searched for information on the web but you don't know where to start? Don't panic! Don't panic! In this guide you will find all the information you need to optimize the speed of your Wordpress ...

Toolbox to optimize and accelerate WordPress

If you have read our complete guide to optimize the speed of your Wordpress site (or our guide to improve Core Web Vitals on WP), you will probably have already heard about some tools that I will mention in this list, and others not yet. My goal on this page is to give you a list of quality tools or ...

Why and how to have responsive images on your WordPress site

With all the types and sizes of screens that now exist on our smartphones and computers, the topic of image optimization of a website has become quite complicated. In my last article I explained you how you could compress your images to reduce their weight while keeping a beautiful quality (you will ...

How to compress your images to improve the speed of your wordpress site

In general, a website contains a lot of images (Imagine that in 2019, images represent about 50% of the bandwidth on the web) and you may have read or heard that it is good practice to optimize the images on your site. But in concrete terms, why should you make the effort to reduce the size of your ...

Keyword research tool: long tail pro review

Our Novo-Media blog is brand new and in the coming months we will share with you many articles on topics such as social medias, web development but also our favorite: Organic Search. To start this series of articles about SEO we wanted first of all to introduce you a tool to search for keywords that ...