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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,

Value of a Blog post
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

How long does it take to write a blog post? One that “moves the needle.”

When it comes to writing blog posts, most people want to know three things: 1) How long should it be (how many words)? 2) How often should I post? and 3) How much should I pay? However, the better question you should ask, the one that helps you answer these questions is: How long does it take to write a blog post? Ultimately, business owners want to know how much they have to invest in content marketing. Content marketing is an investment, not an expense. To understand the value of something, there are multiple things to consider. For one, how

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,

SEOPress for MainWP
Important Updates
Dennis Dornon

🥳 Introducing “SEOPress for MainWP” Extension

Being in the website management business for years, we understand how difficult and time-consuming it is to individually log in to each client’s website and change SEO configurations. Months ago, we received feedback to add SEOPress to our offerings. We spoke to Benjamin Denis of SEOPress; he was incredibly welcoming and excited to build an extension to help our mutual users. 📢 Today, I’m excited to announce the “SEOPress for MainWP” Extension from which you can control the SEOPress settings of all Child Sites directly from the MainWP Dashboard. I’m sure this partnership will enable you to save time and

toolbox
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

September Toolbox: Have fun drawing, writing, and singing with these fun tools

It is that time again when we talk about cool tools to add to your toolbox. For the month of September, I wanted to talk about tools that would allow us to do something more fun! Some of these tools will be great for wasting time (cough, cough, me). Ready? Can you Quick Draw? Quick Draw might be my new favorite obsession. Well, it could be too early to say, but I enjoyed it.  You have time to draw an object and the computer guesses what it is. It’s like playing Pictionary like they did in that episode of the

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

WordPress Business
Todd Jones

2nd Annual WordPress Web Care Consultant Survey coming soon

The second annual WordPress Web Care Consultant Survey will launch soon. The year was 2021, and I felt the need to do something a bit different. But what should I do? Then I got this idea. Or, let me say, an idea I had before returned to me. I had always wanted to do a Web Care Consultant Survey. I was curious about what consultants charged for web care, what types of other services they offered, tech stacks, and much more. I had looked before and, to my knowledge, no one else had done this. After all, at MainWP, we

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

Vito Peleg - Atarim & MainWP - Integration
Interviews
Editorial Team

Q&A with Vito Peleg About the MainWP & Atarim Integration

We’re excited to announce that Atarim and MainWP have joined forces to provide a better experience for web designers and developers. Vito Peleg, the co-founder of Atarim, took some time out of his busy schedule to answer a few questions about his product, the new integration, and what it means for you, our users. Hello Vito, happy to have you with us today. What inspired you to create Atarim? Thanks for having me, and I’m excited about the new integration! I was inspired to create Atarim after experiencing firsthand how difficult it can be to collaborate with clients on website

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