Original Article from WPMU DEV
modifying the functions.php is a futile task. Any time a plugin or theme updates, the functions gets rewritten and your code is removed.
Here’s the alternative approach Continue reading “Creating a WordPress Plugin for Custom PHP Functions”
If the functions.php fails for some reason (i.e you duplicate functions within the main PHP file and those entered through a plugin for applying custom PHP code – for instance the “My Custom Functions” Plugin) Continue reading “How to modify the Functions.php file through cPanel”
So we recently published an article on the membership site business model, providing insight into how this model can move you towards the “infinite hourly rate” (IHR).
Here’s the article if you missed it
We’ll be taking on the challenges in building a membership site one-by-one, and documenting the process along the way.
Right now we’re in the planning phase so that’s what will be covered off first. Continue reading “Case study: Steps to build a membership site from scratch”
Here’s a list of plugins to use for an Affiliate Marketing website. This list of plugins is probably applicable to a whole host of website types, but there will be a few that are specific to affiliate sites, and specifically Amazon Affiliate sites.
I’ll also explain what the purpose of that specific plugin is within the context of building, running and maintaining the site. It’s always good to know why the hell you’ve actually got a plugin on your site!
Bonus addition: Step by Step setup guide with all resources required to setup an Amazon Affiliate Site provided at the end of the article! Continue reading “List of Plugins for an Affiliate Website and What Functions They Serve”
Social Media Posting directly from WordPress isn’t magic, it’s systematic. But this whole subject makes me raise the question of “Why?” What exactly are you trying to achieve with the posting tools and automation you put in place?
I believe there are a few things that you could be trying to achieve. By looking at each, we should be able to find a match between problem and solution. Continue reading “Social Media Posting and WordPress Websites: Tools and Automation”
So the common language or parlance is to refer to entry level hosting as “Shared” and premium or advanced offerings as “Managed”. This in itself is a massive source of confusion as in essence, hosting can be both “Managed” and “Shared” at the same time!
Expect more like this from this short guide on WordPress hosting for non-developers. Continue reading “WordPress Hosting Guide For Non-Developers”
Kinsta wrote an awesome article covering every angle of image optimisation relating specifically to maximising the speed of WordPress Sites. Below is a key outline summary with the takeaways. Continue reading “Optimising Images for WordPress Websites”
GDPR feels like a messy burden for most website owners. Most owners aren’t likely to do anything untoward with data, but the many suffer because of the few. On the flip side, making it clear how data will be used and the ability to make an informed decision about your behaviour is probably a good thing.
This post provides a list of things to do on your site and provides a multitude of ways those things can be done. So many guides out there have been written by plugin and service sellers who are simply self-serving. This isn’t helpful. It’s over-complicated and biased. Continue reading “Practical guide to tackling GDPR for your site”
Different from subscribe popups, call to action popups are all about redirection.
Funnily enough, many email subscribe popups don’t offer this decreased functionality. So here’s our selection of plugins for call to action popup. Continue reading “Call To Action Popups For WordPress”
Should you need uninstall WordPress for any particular reason, the steps can get quite in depth and technical. You’ll need to familiarise yourself with your File Manager and the My SQL Databases section of your CPanel, but this isn’t too difficult in reality.
You should only need to do this once in a blue moon, therefore it’s not something you’re going to get familiar with. So here’s a quick cheat sheet guide on the steps to take to perform an uninstall of WordPress from your hosting account. Continue reading “Uninstalling WordPress for a Fresh Install of… WordPress!”