WordPress Tips

How to configure your WordPress site for the New REST API

Figuring out the WordPress REST API is frustrating!

For those who have been following the progress of integrating the REST API into the WordPress core, you know there has been significant progress made in recent months. Because of the rapid activity lately, the documentation is a bit out of date, especially related to Oauth and creating consumer keys, so it seems like a…

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Is your business making these WordPress mistakes?

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As businesses, our online presence has become more advanced in recent years. Helping lead this advancment is WordPress by making the transition relatively easy for many businesses. Let’s take a few minutes, though, and make sure you didn’t forget any basic, fundamental tips that will set you up for success online. It’s easy to stay focused…

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Brian Gardner’s Review of Jetpack from WordPress.com

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This is a quick and interesting review of the Jetpack plugin from WordPress.com by StudioPress founder Brian Gardner. Jetpack doesn’t always get the love it deserves from the WordPress.org community, so it was nice to see someone like Brian Gardner admit to using it. In the video he points out his top 5 Jetpack tools…

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Build A WordPress Plugin to Add Google Analytics Code

how to build a wordpress plugin for your google analytics tracking code

When it comes time to add Google Analytics code to your WordPress website, there are a whole lot of options these days. Some themes will give you a field to paste the code. Many plugins have been created around adding giving you various options, whether just for the Google Analytics code or the bigger topic…

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5 Top How To’s at WP Learning Lab

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WP Learning Lab is a great website for well written tutorials and how to’s on a variety of interesting and sometimes very necessary WordPress tasks. Up your WP knowledge with the WP Learning Lab and here’s a few of my favorite How To’s from their site to get you started. They are not paying for…

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Formidable Forms: Hide Form Based on User Capability

Clue that I may be unbalanced as a web developer

Have you ever wanted a little more control over who can access your Formidable forms than just the user level settings? Here’s a very quick and simple PHP function to hide your Formidable forms from any user who does not have a specific capability set. The following PHP function can be added to your theme’s…

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Serious WordPress Security Vulnerability in WordPress Download Manager

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WordPress Security Alert: The WordPress Download Manager plugin has a serious vulnerability that allows a remote attacker to upload malicious scripts to your website, gain administrative access and modify passwords! Version 2.7.4 and older of WordPress Download Manager contain this vulnerability, but their changelog confirms this has been fixed as of version 2.7.5. This alert…

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WordPress Security, Best 5 Practices

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WordPress frequently gets accused of being insecure. The truth is, the vast majority of WordPress security issues are the fault of the site admin and not WordPress itself. Here are five security practices every WordPress site administrator should use to immediately reduce the chances their site will be hacked. Get WP Total Defense, The Complete…

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