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Useful AI Tools for WordPress
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

Popular AI Tools for Your WordPress Website

Artificial Intelligent (AI) has made great strides over the last six months and has come to the forefront of innovation. Many plugins for WordPress have started implementing AI in creative ways, such as for generating SEO titles and meta descriptions, content creation along with CSS, and custom code generation in the case of Elementor AI, which made its AI features available in the 3.13 release. Kadence WP is working on AI features that will make default content starter content generation easier, which should help new site creation of new page content creation easier. Many plugins for WordPress integrate AI services

Universal Analytics to Google Analytics (GA4) - WordPress
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Convert from Google Analytics (UA) to GA4 for WordPress

Starting July 1st, 2023, Google will discontinue Universal Analytics (UA), making Google Analytics 4 (GA4) the default analytics tool for website tracking. To switch from UA to GA4 tracking in WordPress using a plugin, you can follow these steps. Please note that the steps below use the MonsterInsights plugin, but numerous Google Analytics plugins are available for WordPress. Install and activate the MonsterInsights plugin Go to Insights > Settings in your WordPress dashboard Click on Connect MonsterInsights Sign in to your Google Analytics account and authorize MonsterInsights MonsterInsights will automatically detect your Google Analytics 4 property. If not, you can

Remove YARPP Plugin Data on WordPress
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Remove the Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP) Data on Your Site

The Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP), having 100,000+ active installs, is commonly used to display related content on posts, pages, and custom post types. Uninstalling the YARPP plugin should remove all its used options, usermeta data, and the custom database table used for the related cache. However, if some data is left behind, you can quickly remove it manually by deleting the unused YARPP custom database table. The YARPP plugin uses the following custom database table; wp_yarpp_related_cache If you don’t want to mess with your database, you can use a plugin to help clean up leftover data. There are

Cybersecurity - Best Practices
Privacy
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Stay Safe and Secure: Cybersecurity Measures for Small Businesses

As a small business, you may be under the impression that you are at low risk for data breaches, cybersecurity incidents, and privacy complaints. However, the truth is that small businesses often collect a fair amount of personal data such as names, emails, phone numbers, IP addresses, and even payment details from their customers. You should know that 46% of all cyber breaches impact businesses with fewer than 1,000 employees and that employees of small businesses experience 350% more social engineering attacks than those at larger enterprises. In addition, cybersecurity incidents can be costly, ranging from $826 to $653,587 on

Increase PHP Memory Limit - WordPress
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

WordPress Plugins with High Memory Usage & How to Increase PHP Memory Limit

Some WordPress plugins may need more PHP memory. Here are some examples of WordPress plugins that typically require a higher amount of PHP memory than others: Page builder plugins like Elementor or Beaver Builder can require a lot of PHP memory to render the page content on the front end. E-commerce plugins like WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads can require a lot of PHP memory to handle the product catalog, cart, and checkout pages. Backup plugins like UpdraftPlus or BackupBuddy can require a lot of PHP memory to create backups of your site’s files and database. Security plugins like Wordfence or iThemes

Code Snippet - Remove Transients & Default Plugins for WordPress
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

Helpful Code Snippets for Deleting Transients & WordPress Plugins

Code Snippets can be used to customize the functionality of your WordPress site without having to modify the core files of the platform. This is important because modifying core files can be risky and lead to compatibility issues with plugins and themes. Code Snippet for Deleting Transients Transients are a type of caching mechanism in WordPress that allows temporary data to be stored in the database with an expiration time. Transients are often used for expensive or time-consuming operations, such as database queries or API requests, that must be performed frequently. Depending on the number of plugins running on the

Remove Unused Imagify Plugin Data - WordPress
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Remove Imagify Plugin Data on WordPress

Imagify is a popular plugin with over 700,000 active installs that optimizes images on WordPress sites. If you’re considering switching to another plugin like EWWW Image Optimization or TinyPNG, it’s important to follow the necessary steps to uninstall Imagify and remove any unused data from the server. This ensures a smooth transition to the new plugin without any conflicts or issues. Before you uninstall the Imagify plugin, restoring the original images to the unoptimized versions is recommended. The Imagify plugin’s original images would be stored in either of the following folder paths; /wp-content/uploads/backup /imagify-backups As a part of data cleanup

Log Cron Events - WordPres
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Log Cron Events That Are Run on Your WordPress Site

Cron events in WordPress are scheduled tasks that run automatically at specified intervals. These tasks include checking for updates, publishing scheduled posts, sending email notifications, and performing database maintenance. WordPress’s built-in cron system allows developers to schedule and manage these tasks using the wp_schedule_event function. This function takes three parameters: the time interval, the event hook, and any additional arguments that need to be passed to the hook. Cron events are an important part of WordPress because they allow developers to automate tasks and ensure that essential processes are run regularly without requiring manual intervention. If you need to log

Themeco and All in One SEO Conflict with WordPress 6.2
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

Common Issues Found with Themes & Plugin with WordPress 6.2

WordPress 6.2 was released on the 29th of March and is the first major WordPress core release of 2023. The X and Pro themes from Themeco had some issues after updating to WordPress 6.2, which were updated quickly after the problem was found. The bug was related to one of the changes that went out in the WordPress 6.2 release, which was causing CPU high usage issues for the site, but can be quickly resolved using the newest version of the theme. Bugfix: The reason for an early release, WordPress 6.2 sends us into an infinite loop when we try

Remove WP Mail Logging Plugin Data
Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Remove WP Mail Logging Plugin Data on Your WordPress Website

The WP Mail Logging plugin is one of the most popular and easy-to-use plugins for logging emails sent from your WordPress website. WP Mail Logging Plugin for WordPress As keeping a log of emails sent can quickly increase the size of your database, it is recommended that you check and adjust the log retention settings according to your needs. Navigate to Log Rention in the WP Mail Logging plugin. If you want to change to an SMTP plugin that includes built-in email logging or use a different solution, you should make sure that the database table the plugin is using

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