23.05.2017 – Writing Guidelines Updated

2017-05-23T23:49:50+00:00

23.05.2017 - Writing Guidelines Updated I regularly get requests from guest posters to contribute on REASONTOUSE. Most of them get rejected due to misalignment in my requirements and their expectations. I decided to update the "writing" guidelines and update the "write page" accordingly so it is fair for all parties. I want all guest bloggers to [...]

15.05.2017 – REASONTOUSE Now Uses HTTPS (Secured) Protocol

2017-05-15T22:03:18+00:00

15.05.2017 - REASONTOUSE Now Uses HTTPS (Secured) Protocol SiteGround (my host) offers free HTTPS protocol to all websites hosted on their shared servers. I have been worried about losing my SEO rankings and hence procrastinated for a long time to make this switch from HTTP to HTTPS (secure). Today, I finally did it. I installed [...]

04.05.2017 – Sticky Header Introduced on REASONTOUSE

2017-05-04T21:14:09+00:00

04.05.2017 - Sticky Header Introduced on REASONTOUSE Sticky header is that persistent header which always stays on the top of every page on a website. I have now activated a built-in sticky header option in my theme (Avada) so it shows menu on all screens (laptop, tablet and smartphone). I will trial it for a [...]

26.04.2017 – Breadcrumbs Introduced on Every Page

2017-04-26T22:12:11+00:00

26.04.2017 - Breadcrumbs Introduced on Every Page Breadcrumbs are important for visitors to trace back the full path to the main/home page of any website. It helps the readers with their navigation and reduces the bounce rate. I have now activated breadcrumbs on each page/post on REASONTOUSE. There are some other changes associated with this [...]

22.04.2017 – Updated Avada Theme to Version 5.1.6

2017-04-22T15:45:16+00:00

22.04.2017 - Updated Avada Theme to Version 5.1.6 I have been on a 2-week break from the routine. Friends and families to recharge a bit. Went to my Admin Panel this morning and a new Avada update was available. I opted to update. Within seconds, it updated the version and the associated two core plugins [...]

20.03.2017 – Removed Related Posts Pro Plugin

2017-03-20T22:59:39+00:00

20.03.2017 - Removed Related Posts Pro Plugin This plugin only stayed with me for a couple of days. It was causing some memory issues in my WordPress backend and admin panel. I have now started using the Avada's built-in "related posts" feature on all my blog posts (at the end of each article).  

19.03.2017 – Installed and Started Using the Related Posts Pro Plugin

2017-03-19T20:23:24+00:00

19.03.2017 - Installed and Started Using the Related Posts Pro Plugin To keep your site visitor engaged and interacting with your website (or blog), showing them the "related posts" is a tried and tested method. This is widely used in the blogging world. I used Yuzo related posts plugin for a long time. Frankly speaking, [...]

15.03.2017 – Updated Avada Theme to Version 5.1.1

2017-03-15T07:52:40+00:00

15.03.2017 - Updated Avada Theme to Version 5.1.1 I updated my theme (Avada) to its latest version 5.1.1. This was first carried out on a staged copy (clone site for testing). Since there were no major issues found in updating, I carried out the update on live site this morning. I have been using Avada [...]

26.02.2017 – Updated WP Fastest Cache Plugin to Premium Version

2017-02-26T13:51:54+00:00

26.02.2017 - Updated WP Fastest Cache Plugin to Premium Version I have been using the WP Fastest Cache plugin for a long time now. It has been a reliable and trustworthy plugin for my site cache and hence the overall speed of my blog. Today, after using it for over an year, I decided to go [...]

26.01.2017 – Created a New Page for Tools and Resources

2017-01-26T23:21:11+00:00

26.01.2017 - Created a New Page for Tools and Resources After months of procrastination, I finally did it. A page outlining my recommended tools and resources which you can explore further and try. I have been using these tools myself and suggest you consider using them if they fit your circumstances. Have a look. The [...]