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How to make sure your child sites are ready for WordPress 5.0

WordPress 5.0

With the WordPress 5.0 release less than two weeks away from being shipped, the release is going to be pushed back to be later than November 27, 2018. You need to make sure that your child sites have been updated to deal with the new version of WordPress. The major changes being the new default…

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How and why you would want to use the MainWP Code Snippets Extension on your MainWP Dashboard

Code snippet is a small block of code which can be used to alter or make a change to a plugin function or to extend a plugin. For example, I would like additional fields to show for a customer on checkout, and I am using WooCommerce on a site. WordPress can be modified and improved…

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WooCommerce Store Speed How to Improve and Manage from Your MainWP Dashboard

WooCommerce powers over 30% of all online e-commerce stores, but when used on stores, it can cause performance issues if you are not aware of how to improve the load times and optimize the performance. A number of optimization changes to your child sites which are using WooCommerce can easily be made from your MainWP…

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Using the Bulk Settings Manager extension on your MainWP Dashboard

First, you will need to install the Bulk Settings Manager extension on your MainWP Dashboard site. If you are not sure how to do that, here are some helpful documents: Order MainWP Extensions Install MainWP Extensions Activate MainWP Extensions MainWP Bulk Settings Manager Extension MainWP Key Maker Something you may be asking is, now that you…

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How to use SendGrid on your MainWP dashboard site

SendGrid offers a free plan which provides 40,000 emails a month, which should be more than enough for most MainWP dashboard sites. Using a transactional email provider like SendGrid, SparkPost or SendinBlue. SendGrid free plan Go to https://signup.sendgrid.com/ After you have signed up for a free plan you will be in the main app. On…

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Why should you run your MainWP dashboard site on Vultr using Cloudways?

MainWP on Vultr using Cloudways

Cloudways is a solid option to use for WordPress site hosting. In this example, we are going to use it for hosting a MainWP dashboard site. You want to use a separate server for hosting your MainWP dashboard site, so that the server or servers you are using for your client/customer sites do not have…

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How to hide the Gutenberg Banner from your child sites

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WordPress 4.9.8 release, scheduled for July 31, 2018, will include a banner inviting website owners to try the new Gutenberg editing experience. This banner shows for all users with the back end access and each user needs to dismiss it individually. Hiding this banner on multiple sites can take you some time, however, MainWP Code Snippets…

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MainWP plus WooCommerce Subscriptions is a maintenance machine

  Ever wondered how you can build a self-contained WordPress maintenance machine to add an additional revenue stream? WooCommerce combined with MainWP can be used to complete the loop of a self-contained WordPress maintenance business with the help of WooCommerce’s Subscriptions plugin.  Here at MainWP, we provide the goods to help website developers build a…

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