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Is it Time to Cut Your Cellphone Usage in Half?

Cut Cellphone Usage

You might think of a demonic garden gnome when you hear the word “nomophobia.” Rest assured, your little statue of Gnome Elvis has nothing to do with it. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your cellphone or a mobile device, and it is real. Psychology Today published a post a year ago which covered…

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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off!

Blowing the Bloody Doors Off!

Screen acting legend and all round top dude Michael Caine recently published a new book, which includes many amazing life lessons. The lessons can be applied to WordPress, clients and client projects. Using the Difficulty During a negative situation, “Using the Difficulty” is when you look hard, and find something positive within the problem. For…

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Using WP-CLI to Troubleshoot WP Cron Job Issues on a Child Site

Troubleshoot WP Cron Job Issues

Sometimes you will run into issues on your child sites which are being caused by active cron jobs. Cron jobs are recurring tasks that need to be run on a site. Most of the time, cron jobs are created by the active plugins (e.g., these cron events all running due to WooCommerce): woocommerce_cancel_unpaid_orders woocommerce_cleanup_sessions woocommerce_cleanup_personal_data…

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Who Owns Who in the WordPress Company Space

WordPress Company Space

WordPress powers over 32% of the internet and is one of the most used CMS out there. With WordPress being used as much as it is, who are the largest WordPress based companies and who are they owned by. WordPress Worth Current estimates place WordPress commercial ecosystem at generating $10 billion annually. The Titan in…

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Why Use the wp profile WP-CLI Command?

wp profile - WP CLI Command

What is the wp profile Command in WP-CLI? wp profile command is designed for finding where and what is slowing a site down. As with any performance benchmarking, multiple runs will need to be used. Start by running the common commands for wp profile multiple times. This will help you find what is causing WordPress…

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WP-CLI wp doctor Command Why it Might Really Help Your Sites

WP-CLI - wp doctor

What is the wp doctor command in WP-CLI? wp doctor lets you easily run a series of configurable checks to diagnose what’s ailing with WordPress. Without wp doctor, your team has to rely on their memory to manually debug problems. With wp doctor, your team saves hours identifying the health of your WordPress installs by…

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What is the WP-CLI and why should I use it?

WP-CLI

What is the WP-CLI? The WP-CLI is a way of doing anything that you would be able to do in the back-end of a WordPress site in wp-admin, but using command lines. A number of hosts have WP-CLI installed on new servers. One great example is on Cloudways. Common WP-CLI commands If a client site…

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Life Lessons and WordPress Wisdom from Gremlins

WordPress wisdom from Gremlins

Warning: This post may contain Gremlins. With Christmas around the corner, one of the classic Christmas movies is still Gremlins (1984), a mid-eighties mix of comedy and horror, set with a very Christmas theme. With the film’s mix of Frank Capra and Speilbergisms, the setting is a riff of Bedford Falls from It’s a Wonderful…

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Disable WP Cron and use an external cron service for your MainWP Dashboard

Easy Cron for MainWP

The first step to use an external cron service like EasyCron to run MainWP crons, is this constant needs to be set in the MainWP Dashboard wp-config.php file. MainWP has a post which will help with this setting. define( ‘DISABLE_WP_CRON’, true ); For more information about WP Cron, see here. EasyCron is a task scheduler…

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