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”
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!”
Time is always pressured, and the ability to break a task such as building a brand new website into bite-sized chunks is essential. This is where staging sites come in, or temporary domains, or reference domains, or sub-directories, or sub-domains…. You’re potentially starting to get the picture here that this is about as clear as mud in most cases. Above all else, it comes with an overall feel that someone with more coding knowledge should really be dealing with it!
I’ve looked at a number of guides out there with a focus on “Ease of Implementation” and found a few good step by step instructions. Continue reading “How to build a new WordPress site while the old site is live”
The AMZ Coupon Server plugin helps deliver unique coupon codes to customers whilst capturing email addresses. A simple function, but setup and styling can be a little challenging, therefore it deserves a guide and the solutions we found useful.
The guide will cover styling the landing pages, ensuring the AMZ Coupon Server is sending emails from your WordPress site and a couple of other noteworthy items. Continue reading “AMZ Coupon Server Setup Guide”
The process of starting off a new website build can be relatively infrequent, and as a result, when you’re faced with trying to remember the technical setup steps for a new WordPress Website build you find yourself dredging the memory banks. So here’s the step by step on one of our installations including which standard plugins to install. Techie article, but a necessary checklist! Continue reading “Technical Setup Steps For a New WordPress Website”
Very technically biased article and it does what it says on the tin. Now be sure you actually have an SSL certificate allocated to the domain that you’re trying to force this on. That seems like a simple statement, but the implications are that your site becomes inaccessible by most browsers as it’s identified as a security risk.
So you’ve got an SSL certificate, your domain is appearing with “https://…” at the beginning of it, but you can still view pages in your web browser which don’t start with “https://…” instead they go straight into “www.” or the beginning of your domain name i.e. “ihrinnovationgroup.com”. This means you have an SSL certificate, but it’s not being used on all pages. Not what you had planned.
Continue reading “How to Force SSL Certificate on all pages with Bluehost”
The use case for this specific problem and fix is actually very niche. The more niche the problem, the less likely you’ll find the right solution right away.
If your wordpress website is providing the following message when trying to leave a comment or review*;
“You are posting comments too quickly. Slow Down.”
The “Comment Flood” prevention mechanism within WordPress is likely to have been triggered. In some cases waiting to post the next comment or review* is futile – no amount of time fixes the problem. Continue reading “Solved: “You are posting comments too quickly. Slow down.” WordPress Warning”