Brett Arrives At WP Whoosh

A member of my Genesis and WordPress coaching club (called Brett) had used WP Whoosh to Build a site based on the Michele theme, but having lived with it for a while, found he needed some changes. Michele was green, and Brett wanted blue. He also needed an easy way to change the peel back […]

Genesis Magazine Template Now Available On WP Whoosh

We added the Magazine child theme to our templates today. You can now Whoosh a fully fledged site with the Magazine child theme in under a minute. All you have to do is change our dummy content for your own. Go and check out the Magazine Demo.

Genesis WordPress Website – Built With WP Whoosh!

Wouldn’t you like a website like this? It was built using WP Whoosh and the Michele template. Yon can visit Michele’s site which is all about food and wine, at

New Templates – Agency And News

We are getting there! This week we added two new vanilla child themes to the available WP Whoosh templates. These are Agency and News. We have made no modifications whatsoever to these – that’s why we call them vanilla. The idea is that you get a better start to your site than you would if […]

WP Whoosh Went Live Today

Finally we went live with the plugin in the WordPress repository. There is still a lot of work to do on the site, we need to simplify the instructions and make more video tutorials plus add some sort of support section. I was hoping to use a premium discussion plugin I found, but the coding […]

Using Whoosh For Improved WordPress SEO

Whoosh addresses SEO though its choice of theme and the installed plugins: either we are using the SEO facilities within the Genesis framework or instead we install the WordPress SEO plugin from Yoast for non Genesis templates. Typically you will not have to change any settings after installation other than making your site visible to […]

Using Whoosh For Improved WordPress Performance

Whoosh gives you improved WordPress performance out of the box. It does this by making sure that files are not downloaded unnecessarily often and that files are compressed for faster download speeds. You will also find that your WordPress admin dashboard runs much much faster and this will make you more efficient when editing and […]

Using Whoosh For Improved WordPress Security

Whoosh gives you improved WordPress security out of the box – there is not much you need to do to benefit from all its security features other than the following. Choose A Strong Admin Username Choose something memorable but not guessable. For example, if you want your display name, the name appears as your public […]

The Team Has Flu

Determined to update this blog with progress as often as I can, today’s update is that we are a small development team of two people and we’re both ill! Some relatives came to stay at Christmas from Scotland and brought a nasty bug with them. The main worry for me is that I don’t pass […]

Getting Into The WordPress Repository

It’s New Year’s Eve. We’ve been working on the Whoosh service and WordPress plugin for many months, and finally we are getting ready to launch properly. We hoped it would be sooner than this, but when we submitted the plugin to WordPress they initially said that our README.TXT file wasn’t detailed enough, and that we […]