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Using the Better Speed Plugin to Reduce WordPress Core Request Files

Using the Better Speed Plugin to Reduce WordPress Core Request Files

WordPress (by default) will load a number of assets on the front-end of your Child Site, which will slow it down by adding a number of requests for features you may not be using. Some of the requests that WordPress core adds on load include emojis, embeds, dashicons, jQuery migrate, XML-RPC, pingbacks, generator tag, short…

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Handy Code Snippets for the Yoast SEO Plugin on your Child Sites

Handy Code Snippets for the Yoast SEO Plugin

Yoast SEO is a well-known, easy-to-use plugin for SEO. Yoast SEO has a number of code snippets that can be saved to limit or disable specific functions. MainWP has an amazing extension for code snippets, which easily allows you to apply code snippets to your child sites. We have taken the time to save out…

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Handy Code Snippets for Gravity Forms on your Child Site

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Gravity Forms is a solid, easy-to-use form plugin which has a number of add-ons and free plugins. Gravity Forms has a number of filters, actions, and hooks which allow you to modify most parts, using code snippets. MainWP has an easy-to-use extension for code snippets, so you can save a code snippet to any connected…

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Removing the Cerber Security Plugin Data from your Child Site

Security plugins on your child site can help find security issues and help block specific users, but one thing to be aware of is security plugins which end up causing serious performance issues. One such security plugin is Cerber Security, which has been known to cause performance issues on sites. Ceber Security plugin will end…

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Why not to use the WooCommerce Customer History Plugin

Why not to use the WooCommerce Customer History Plugin

WooCommerce is a solid, easy-to-use plugin for adding e-commerce to an existing WordPress site. Since WooCommerce is running in WordPress, it means there are many plugin options out there. One useful plugin is WooCommerce Customer History. The plugin will track how customers browse the site, which would allow you to see the products customers are…

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How to Migrate from MailChimp to EmailOctopus

Mailchimp is a solid provider for sending out email campaigns. Mailchimp recently made a change to expand out as a full service, all-in-one marketing platform, which means the pricing will increase, as Mailchimp will include the number of users who unsubscribed on a list to the total count. There is a solid alternative to Mailchimp,…

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How to Remove VaultPress Plugin Data from a Child Sites Database

How to Remove VaultPress Plugin Data from a Child Sites Database

VaultPress is a backup plugin, built by Automattic. VaultPress can also cause the site installation to bloat the database for postmeta and option entries. Some of the examples of the bloat will be in these option names, created by the plugin; vaultpress vaultpress_allow_forwarded_for vaultpress_service_ips_external_cidr _vp_ai_ping _vp_config_post_meta_name_ignore _vp_config_should_ignore_files _vp_current_scan _vp_signatures The option name which can cause…

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Do Not Use the WooCommerce Admin Plugin on Your Child Site

Do Not Use the WooCommerce Admin Plugin

WooCommerce Admin is a feature plugin for WooCommerce, which uses React and the Gutenberg block editor to improve certain lacking core features, such as reporting and analytics in WooCommerce. Reporting in WooCommerce can be slow, as well as being MySQL resource heavy if you have high order levels on the site, whilst the WooCommerce Admin…

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