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Sebastian Moran

Toolbar Extras Plugin for your MainWP Dashboard Site

Easy access of the menu items on the MainWP Dashboard site would normally be from wp-admin, via the MainWP Dashboard menu. But there are other options if you wanted to be able to have quick access from the admin toolbar. To access MainWP Dashboard menu items on your dashboard site, you will need to install the Toolbar Extras, and the Toolbar Extras for MainWP on your dashboard site. Once those two plugins have been installed, there will be a new admin menu in wp-admin of your dashboard site from; Settings > Toolbar Extras The tabs in the toolbar extras plugins

How to Disable the Site Health Page on Child Sites
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Sebastian Moran

How to Disable the Site Health Page on Child Sites

In version 5.2 of WordPress, the site health check was added. It allows users to gain information about possible issues, and how to create a debug set of information. In a number of cases, you may want to remove the site health check page from being accessible on a child site, to ensure clients do not have to deal with being misled about issues. It is possible to remove the Site Health check page in wp-admin from showing on a child site. Normally, it would show from; Tools > Site Health The first way to remove the site health check

Google Assistant Hacks
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Sebastian Moran

Google Assistant Hacks

Google Assistant is the new Mr. Belvedere of online services and can be used on everything from phones, speakers, smart displays, cars, TVs, laptops & tablets, and wearables. If you want to do more things without having to type or write each time, Google Assistant has you covered. Here are some of the many things that you can ask Google Assistant, in no particular order: Tell me about my day what’s on my calendar for ____(month/day) give me a mindfulness tip make me smile take a note sing me a song tell me a joke tell me a fun fact

How to use Cloudflare on your Child Sites
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Sebastian Moran

How to use Cloudflare on Child Sites

Cloudflare is among the most solid CDNs out there and has a considerable amount of data centers. To utilize Cloudflare for your child site, you first need to change the domain’s DNS name servers to use the Cloudflare name servers. Now that your child site is using the Cloudflare name servers (which you can check from DNS Checker), the next step is to set DNS and enter the site domain. Cloudflare will show orange arrows for the domain in DNS, which means Cloudflare will be used. Cloudflare also has an option to check that the name servers are being used.

Translate Sites
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Sebastian Moran

How to Translate your Child Sites

With company sites needing to have a more global outreach, there is a number of translation plugins for your Child Sites to ensure your sites will be multi-language. The most commonly known of the translation plugins is WPML. In this post, we are going to cover a number of solid options which will not cause performance issues on your site due to how they work. Weglot Weglot is an easy-to-use plugin with an API, which you can set up on your child site in seconds. First, you will need to install the Weglot plugin on your child site. After the

Love & Customer Loyalty
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Todd Jones

The Valentine’s Day method of wooing your clients and creating customer loyalty

Well, February 14th is Valentine’s Day. Have you gotten your special someone a gift? Maybe you bought him or her chocolate or flowers. I remember as a kid that we had these “parties” where we decorated a shoebox to make a little postbox. Then we would go to the store and buy these little Valentine cards that we would give to our classmates. Maybe your office will exchange Valentine Cards and chocolate. In spite of what some of you may believe, Hershey didn’t invite Valentine’s Day. At least, that’s what Wikipedia tells us. Truth is, we all like to think

Three Words
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Todd Jones

Three words you can use in 2019 to become a better WordPress professional

Are you ready for 2019, to make it a successful year? For some time now, digital marketer Chris Brogan has used a simple framework to help make his years more successful. Brogan uses three words to help make his new year a great year. As he says here, “I started this process back in 2006. Back then, my 3 words were “Ask. Do. Share.” I picked these very simple words and they served me very well. One of my best years ever. When I asked questions, I learned. When I took action based on what I learned from asking, I