In this week’s short tutorial we will be covering how to change the default site address in WordPress by either the WP dashboard or in phpMyAdmin so that your site works correctly over a SSL connection. Please note that it does not cover issues or enforcing SSL using your file.
Everyone that knows me will know that I hate using , not that I’m a website designer that believes that every other designer and coder should write their own code, far from it. I’m a web designer that believes you should only use trusted plugins when you absolutely need to. Using a plugin that offers you 100 features when you only need one, makes no sense to me! Using such a plugin is only going to bloat your code, slow down your SQL and increase the chances of exploitable vulnerabilities.
Yoast SEO is a great and light plugin for WordPress and with over 3 million active installs and over it is one of the most successful, reliable and demanded plugins that exists on the WordPress plugin directory. Yoast SEO is simple to use and does not overwhelm users with thousands of options that they simply don’t need.
is a , it helps us bloggers and businesses have better search engine visibility by improving the way WordPress presents your data to major search enignes. Yoast SEO packs a punch of awesome features but more notably it adds , and Rich Snippets to your website. Yoast easily allows you to disable and enable both OpenGraph and Twitter cards, but at present does not have an option to disable Schema.
FooGallery is an easy to use photo gallery plugin for WordPress developed by . I originally wrote this tutorial for but later decided to add it to my blog because as I believe it may help other small local businesses that have existing FooGallery’s with no idea how to add additional images.
Testimonials Basics is an easy to use testimonial plugin for WordPress written by . I originally wrote this tutorial for but decided to later add it to my blog because it may help other local businesses add reviews and testimonials to their WordPress website.
BYBE recently ran an online design competition and asked users to tell us what they liked or disliked about our website, was kind enough to tell us that they liked the site however they could see several problems in regards of HTML validation! Eek! Not something we want to hear after all we are a website design company and should be leading by example!
Just like any other hugely popular content management system WordPress doesn’t have a great reputation when it comes to security, mainly because the people who use it don’t care, or don’t have a clue about .
Sorry to disappoint you but you will not find any here, on this page you can find some of the most frequently asked questions when developing a WordPress theme. I’m always busy designing websites but I do plan to update this page on a regular basis, so be sure to add this page to your bookmarks.
The is an awesome WordPress hook for us lazy bloggers! It means we don’t have to use the read more button! Yay! Sadly the the_excerpt isn’t smart enough to know where we want to cut and by default will snip the first paragraph at only 55 words, and to make matters even worse WordPress will stick an ugly […] right at the end of a broken sentence! Completely ruining our website design! Well kinda…