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Learn How to Reduce WP Activity Log Plugin Database Size
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Keep Your WP Activity Log Plugin Database Storage Down

If you are using the WP Activity Log plugin on your WordPress website for tracking site activity and changes, then it is worth keeping an eye on the site’s database tables that the plugin uses. The WP Activity Log plugin uses the following custom database tables for storage; wp_wsal_metadata wp_wsal_occurrences wp_wsal_sessions If you are already using the WP-Optimize plugin, then you can quickly check the size of the WP Activity Log from wp-admin; WP-Optimize > Database > Tables Then go search for wsal and the tables will show in the WP-Optimize UI. Many hosts provide phpMyAdmin, which can easily be

Remove WPCode WordPress Plugin Data
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Remove the WPCode Plugin Data on Your Site

The WPCode plugin is a commonly used plugin for adding code snippets into the header and footer of your WordPress site but for some reason, you may want to move to a different code snippets plugin. In that case, you need to export the existing code snippets, add the existing code snippets into site-specific, or import them into the different code snippets plugin. To export existing code snippets, navigate to; Code Snippets > Tools > Export To delete the stored code snippets in the WPCode plugin, you will need to delete those in wp-admin; Code Snippets > Code Snippets Additionally,

Set up Biometric Logins and Passkeys on WordPress
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Use the Biometric Logins and Passkeys on WordPress

The iThemes Security Pro plugin added new beta biometric logins and passkey support. This now means that it is much easier for passwordless login to your WordPress site. Passkeys work on Apple and iOS devices and are also supported by Microsoft and Windows. Android support for Passkeys should be coming by the end of 2022. As part of the FIDO alliance, Google, Apple, and Microsoft are all committed to expanding the FIDO standard for passwordless sign-in. The WebAuthn standard is supported in Apple and Google devices. To check if your browser supports this, then use this site. The Face ID,

Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Reduce CPU Usage from the WP Rocket Plugin

The WP Rocket plugin is a commonly used solution for full-page caching, minification, and CDN integration. The plugin has two features that can contribute to higher CPU usage on the site’s server if used without changes to the default settings. 1. Preloading Resources The first feature is preload, this is when the cache is created based on a sitemap of the site. First, make sure to adjust the cache lifetime to a more extended period, such as 24 hours this will mean that the cache does not have to be regenerated so frequently. The preload feature has parameters that can

Remove FluentSMTP Email Logs
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Remove Email Logs for FluentSMTP WordPress Plugin

If you are using the FluentSMTP plugin for sending site emails using a transactional email provider such as AWS SES, Postmark, Sendinblue, SendGrid, or SparkPost then the logs database table could cause a lot of bloat on your site. The below database table for FluentSMTP logs could increase to 5-12 GB in size: wp_fsmpt_email_logs You can use the WP-Optimize plugin or phpMyAdmin to check how large the email logs database table is. With the WP-Optimize plugin installed and activated, go to; WP-Optimize > Database > Tables Then search for fsmpt or fluent, and the plugin will find the table and

EWWW Image Optimizer - Constants
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

Useful Constants for the EWWW Image Optimizer Plugin

The EWWW Image Optimizer plugin is a commonly used plugin and service for optimizing images on your WordPress website. The plugin includes a large number of constants that can be defined in your site’s wp-config.php file. EWWW Image Optimizer Plugin If you want to enable the native lazy loading in the EWWW Image Optimizer plugin, then you can use this constant; define( ‘EIO_ENABLE_NATIVE_LAZY’, true ); To disable the lazy loader auto-scaler, you can use this constant; define( ‘EIO_LL_AUTOSCALE’, false ); To load the lazysizes.js file in the header rather than the footer, then use this constant; define( ‘EIO_LL_FOOTER’, false );

Important WooCommerce Metrics
Tips & Tricks
Melody Sinclair-Brooks

13 Important WooCommerce Metrics to Track & Report On

eCommerce metrics provide insights that can make or break a WooCommerce store. But with hundreds of potential metrics to measure, you need clear objectives and data-driven reports highlighting key business performance areas–in a way your clients will easily understand. If you’re managing multiple WooCommerce sites, having suitable systems will allow you to deliver quality reports at scale consistently, grow your client list, and keep them for good. So what WooCommerce metrics should you care about, and how will you present your success to your clients? Read on as we discuss the ins and outs of WooCommerce reporting. In this article,

Enable | Disable Debugging WordPress
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Check Debug Log File on WordPress

WordPress debug logs any errors detected on your website. This is a key to finding the source of an error or learning more details about any possible errors on your site. One issue with keeping debugging enabled on a WordPress site is that the debug.log file could grow up to 30GB or more in size resulting in eating up a lot of disk space. This is why it is always recommended to enable debugging only when needed and disable it when done. To enable or disable debugging in WordPress, navigate to wp-config.php file from your web hosting File Manager and

Ways to Boost Email Marketing Campaigns
Tips & Tricks
Editorial Team

Learn How to Boost Your Email Marketing & Newsletter Campaigns!

Email marketing is one of the most accessible and efficient ways to reach your audience, whether a small business or a giant company; developing a good email marketing strategy can help you generate more leads. According to the statistics, more than 4 billion people around the globe own at least one email address. That is why 91% of marketers declared that email marketing is essential for their business growth. As a web user, you might have multiple email addresses, one for work, one for your personal use, or even one from your childhood with a name that might be a

WordPress Developer Plugins
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

Useful WordPress Developer Plugins for Your Site

With the massive amount of plugins available for WordPress, it can be hard to know the most useful ones if you are a WordPress developer. 1. WP Crontrol WP Crontrol is a plugin that allows you to see and control the CRON events in wp-admin that are running on your WordPress site. The cron events will be broken down from one native to WordPress core. The CRON events from active plugins on the site would show in the custom cron events section. The plugin will allow you to remove left-over cron events from plugins that were uninstalled and no longer

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