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WordPress roundup
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

WordPress Roundup: Apply to speak, what should we call Gutenberg, and another acquisition

More than once in the past week, I have seen friends refer to this time of year as the “ber” months. We have crossed into September with October, November, and December on its heels and undoubtedly things get a little more hectic. In the United States, that means we will have Fall weather. What season is it in your country? I love the Fall. I love the cooler weather and some of the other holidays we have coming up. So, as we enter September, we look at our September roundup, including a major acquisition (surprise!), a new way to talk

Privacy
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA): What You Need to Know!

If you have been following privacy news lately, you may have seen that states such as Virginia, Colorado, Utah, and Connecticut have all passed new privacy laws that go into effect in 2023. Those of us that work in the field have labeled the phenomenon of each state passing different privacy laws with different requirements as the “privacy law patchwork.” As privacy laws can apply to businesses outside of the state in which the laws have passed, the patchwork leads to businesses having to comply with numerous laws with different requirements. The patchwork is caused by the fact that the

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

toolbox
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

August Toolbox: stuff and more

Today, we take a look at a few cool tools that might be useful to your business. In this month’s toolbox, we look at OrganizeWP, SEO Key, WP Wallet and a couple of nice little tools shared by The ProToolbox. Let’s get started, shall we? OrganizeWP your WordPress junk drawer Does WordPress have a “junk drawer” problem? One can conclude that. One problem with the WordPress dashboard is the number of content types in the sidebar, but often, it’s hard to keep track. I am a big picture person. I like to see things at 30K feet and things just

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

Q&A with Jos Klever
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Q&A with MainWP user and website care consultant Jos Klever

What is it like to become a MainWP user? We visit with Dutch developer Jos Klever to learn more about him, his business and how he became a MainWP customer. Klever has a background in IT support for about 16 years before he started his own business providing support for his customers starting in 2015. After a short history with ManageWP, Klever jumped over to MainWP and has been using our product for about 7 years. Today we learn more about Jos Klever. How did you get started using WordPress? I’ve been working with websites as long as the internet

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