So let’s be honest, one of the main draws of WordPress besides the low price is the freedom to do what you want to with your website. But like most things in life, freedom comes with responsibility. This blog post came out of a WordPress meetup that I was recently
Easily Removing Extra Database Tables in WordPress
If you’ve gotten the notification from ManageWP that you have extra database tables in your WordPress install, here’s a quick and easy video on removing those extra database tables. Here’s what the notification would have looked like from ManageWP: Backups completed successfully. We have detected database tables we believe do
Email Types & How to Actually Get Your Email Delivered
Maybe it’s happened to you, one day your email is working fine and the next it’s not. You didn’t do anything, so how did your website suddenly go from reliably sending email to not. I’m regularly asked this question. Trust me, I’d love to wave a magic wand and get
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How to Perform 301 Redirects on WordPress
You’ve been told by countless SEO guides & Webmaster Tools that if you move a URL you need to use a 301 redirect. But they usually don’t tell you what exactly it is or how to do it. This article will cover the what and how for 301 redirects on
WordPress Website Care & Maintenance: How to Do-It-Yourself
WordPress is the most popular Content Management System, or CMS, with over half the CMS market. That’s a pretty good endorsement for it, but it also means it’s a bigger target for hackers. Because of this, updating your WordPress website is just as important for site functionality & security as updating your Windows computer.
How to Select a WordPress Hosting Company
You’re ready to get started with a self-hosted WordPress.org website and now need a hosting provider. Or, you have a provider, but are about ready to pull your hair out from frustration. Either way, this is a checklist of what to look for when selecting your new hosting company, and
How to use Wistia with Revolution Slider
Wistia has grown in a lot of popularity as a video hosting service with a lot of premium options, however, many WordPress plugins still don’t work well with it. The good news is, anywhere that you can put an HTML5 video with mp4 extension, you can put a Wistia video. All you have to know is how to generate the URL.
Ultimate List of WooCommerce Questions You Need to Answer Before Building Your Online Store
The questions that you need to answer before you start building your online store.
How to Transfer a Domain Between Registrars
In a previous article on registering domains I discussed domain registration & recommended domain registrars. Now I’ll cover how to transfer a domain from one registrar to another.
Offer Free Downloads with Contact Form Email Submission
Many people have websites and offer free downloadable materials to their visitors. You could be a CPA with a PDF brochure or a custom window installer with an excel file for cost estimates. You want to provide materials, but you also want to gather the visitor’s email address and contact
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