Today is a big day at Mediavine, as we are thrilled to announce the official release of our flagship plugin, Create by Mediavine, which is now live in the WordPress repository and ready for you to download and install. What is Create by Mediavine? A dream come true. More practically, Create is a plugin designed for every publisher’s most valuable content — whether that’s recipes, travel guides, craft tutorials, or anything else. This will help you display that content in beautiful, printable fashion, encourage audiences to scroll to the end of your content, and offer new ways for you to provide value to users. Best of all, Create is designed with SEO, user experience, and monetization in mind. Who is Create for? Everyone! Bakers. Makers. Adventure-takers. If you create content, our goal is to offer card types with Create that will help you display your most valuable content […]Read more
- 17 May
- Guest Author
Choosing a hosting company is an important decision for any website owner. There are tons of options out there, and it can definitely be daunting (even though many hosting companies would like you to think it is easy). WordPress is available to set up in almost any hosting plan, with almost any hosting company. Finding a company that “can” host a WordPress site is easy. But finding a company to host your site — and do it well — is much harder. Mediavine publisher and computer scientist Laurence Norah of the travel blog Finding The Universe volunteered to document his site migration from Blogger to WordPress, and we jumped at the opportunity to share this wealth of knowledge on our blog. In last week’s post, Laurence shared why he decided to make the move to a new blogging platform, WordPress. The next step for him was selecting a hosting […]Read more
It’s spring cleaning time, and for bloggers, that means plugins! Plugin audits are a great opportunity for you to familiarize yourself with how your site works, make some hard decisions on what really matters to your readers, and clean up the junk that’s accumulated over the past year! We do them year-round at Once Coupled, so we have a bit of an edge when it comes to looking through plugin lists and quickly identifying which ones to keep, delete, replace, or consider further. Plus, we see all kinds of sites from all kinds of clients, so chances are pretty good we’ve come across the majority of your plugins at least once before! Let’s talk about some of the ways we identify where a plugin falls into the four categories mentioned above: you’ll get an peek into how Once Coupled performs plugin audits! Why perform a […]Read more
Last week we made a pretty big mistake that we’d like to apologize for. We are so sorry. We’ve always done everything in our power to operate without the need for admin access to publishers’ websites unless absolutely necessary. As we’ve grown, so has the need for technological innovation to improve ad performance, which at Mediavine is more than just a way to help you make the most money possible – it is part of a holistic approach to site-wide functionality and health. Creating WordPress plugins that are as useful to you as our ad tech is has been a goal of ours for years. We started toward this goal with the Mediavine Control Panel, which, among other things, allows you to easily install our script wrapper and make sure your ads are always up to date. As anyone who uses WordPress knows, it is […]Read more
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