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Dennis Dornon

MainWP Dashboard 4.1.9 Update

The 4.1.9 update is primarily a cosmetic update with a few minor bug fixes. The cosmetic changes are as follows, for a full rundown, check the changelog. Header Menu: For all pages with a “Screen Options” choice (the  button), we have added a “Reset Page” button to the bottom left that restores that page to the default setup from install. This reset includes any moved or removed widgets and columns. We switched the checkboxes from being checked to represent hiding widgets to un-checked representing hiding widgets to match how WordPress wp-admin handles checkmarks. On the Overview Page (specific) “Screen Options,”

3 ideas differentiate
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Run a web care business? Here are 3 ideas to differentiate your business

How do you get business? There are so many ways to generate leads. There is no shortage of options. But many of us would like the leads to come to us. For many, that’s a pipedream. Certainly, there is always a need to reach out to some to create leads. There always will be, especially when you get started. But is it possible to, as my friend Joel says, go “fishing with dynamite”? I think so, and there are some ways to do it. I am going to outline three things that Web Care companies can do that will help

Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to use the Logtivity Service on your Site

You may be aware of the number of activity logging plugins for WordPress but there is now a dedicated event monitoring service called Logtivity. Logtivity has a massive range of features such as event tracking, instant alerts, and a customizable reporting dashboard. Logtivity is very easy to integrate into your WordPress site. First, you will need to create an account, then add the site. After you have set up and added the site now you will need to copy the site API key into the plugin settings. You will find the Logtivity plugin settings in wp-admin from; Tools > Logtivity

Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to use the Formality Plugin on your Site

There are a number of form plugins out there for WordPress but one of the most recent form plugins is one that works natively in the block editor and it is called Formality. After you have installed and activated the plugin it will add a new admin menu item called; Formality Under the menu item, it will show forms and results. To create your first new form you can click on the add new for add new form buttons on the form page. Creating a new form is very easy you will need to give the form a title and

WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Year two of the WPMRR Virtual Summit is September 21-23

For the second straight year, Joe Howard will host the WPMRR Virtual Summit September 21-23. Howard is the Founder and CIO of WP Buffs. WPMRR is an acronym for WordPress Monthly Recurring Revenue. This summit and its community are focused on helping those in the WordPress space create monthly recurring revenue for their business. “An online conference 100% focused on actively helping as many people as possible responsibly achieve their MRR goals.” According to the summit: The WPMRR Virtual Summit is a 3-day online conference that helps us fulfill our mission: to actively help as many people as possible responsibly

September Roundup
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

September WordPress Roundup: Talking Gutenberg Times, Frontity, and Koko Analtytics

It’s that time of the month where we dig into a roundup of WordPress news and such. And as David Lee Roth sang for Van Halen back in the day, “Might as well jump!” In this month’s WordPress Roundup we are talking about WP, Gutenberg Times, Frontity, Koko Analytics, and gearing up for the WPMRR Summit. You ready? Let’s ride. WPMRR Summit announces speakers WPMRR Summit is later this month and so far they have announced three rounds of speakers. I spoke to Joe Howard this week and he said he had a few more to announce. We will discuss

Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

Checking if the Removed Unused CSS feature in WP Rocket is Causing Performance Issues

The WP Rocket is a well-used full-page caching plugin that includes a number of optimization options. In version 3.9 of the WP Rocket plugin, it included a new remove unused CSS beta feature. The feature will use a background process that will run from a cron event and can take a while to run the feature depending on how much CSS needs to be removed on the site. The feature will use a custom database table to store the data in the named wpr_rucss_resources. If you have the remove unused CSS feature enabled you should check to see how large

installing mainwp extensions
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Installing MainWP extensions with confidence: A guide to help

Getting started with MainWP is fairly easy with the Easy MainWP Install. However, MainWP is a very robust and complicated tool. It gives you the power to create your own Software as a Service on a self-hosted WordPress install. It’s powerful. “With great power comes great responsibility.” I think Uncle Ben told Peter Parker, right? Well, there is a lot of power in your MainWP setup and the center of that power is the list of extensions that come available for use. It can be a bit confusing when it comes time to install extensions. I get that. After all,

Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Remove AMP Plugin Data on Your Site

The AMP project from Google might be killed off in the future. Currently, the official AMP plugin does not have an uninstall option or a UI to remove posts and options that the plugin will store in the site’s database. The option to search for in phpMyAdmin would be using the following option name; amp-options Then once the AMP option has been found you select and then delete it. To delete the posts that the AMP plugin had created then the recommendation would be to use a plugin such as Bulk Delete in order to be able to achieve that.

second half of 2021
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Second half of the year: What to expect in the WordPress kingdom

We are at the end of August 2021. You know what that means. We ar on the downside of the year. We have had challenges again this year, but we are moving towards my favorite time of the year, Fall! As we round the curve, today we are going to look at some things you need to know moving towards the end of the year. Get ready to learn Gutenberg I’m not sure if you have done much work with Gutenberg or not, but now is the time to start if you have not. Early on Gutenberg got lots of

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