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Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

Using the Tutor LMS Plugin on your Child Site

There are a number of plugin solutions for adding eLearning to your child site with those being LearnDash and LifterLMS. One of the most solid options is Tutor LMS. There are two versions of Tutor LMS basic and Pro. The basic version of Tutor LMS can be installed from WordPress.org whilst the Pro version will cost $149 for a single site license. The Pro version includes support for WooCommerce Subscriptions, Paid Memberships Pro, and Restrict Content Pro. The Pro version of Tutor LMS also includes a number of add-ons like content drip, manual enrolments as well as integration for BuddyPress.

WooCommerce alternatives
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

3 WooCommerce alternatives for your eCommerce solution

At times, some people have had issues with WooCommerce. For one, the product has been acquired by Automattic. Some just don’t like one of their solutions belonging to the company that runs WordPress.com. That being said, it is still a great platform. I can remember in my early WordPress days using Jigoshop. That was the biggest eCommerce plugin on the market before WooCommerce emerged. Coming under the umbrella of Automattic means that WooCommerce will have a long life. Nevertheless, if you are looking for an alternative to WooCommerce, today we are going to look at three. WP Easy Cart One

Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to use the Growmatik Plugin and Service on your Child Sites

There is a brand new all-in-one marketing automation, personalization platform that can be used for WordPress and WooCommerce sites called Growmatik. First, you will need to signup and create an account in Growmatik. After you have created an account it will guide you through what type of site you want to connect into Growmatik, the plugin to install on your child site, then you will need to authorize and connect your site to Growmatik. To get started using Growmatik make sure that from wp-admin in; Settings > Growmatik That it shows as the status of connected, then you will need

The Setlist
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

The June Setlist includes Social Rocket and the Edit Author Slug plugin

If you are like me, you like all kinds of music. One of my favorite genres back in the 80’s is R&B. I loved some of the musicians during that time like Kook & the Gang, DeBarge and the Mowtown sounds, etc.  So, this month, our setlist is coming straight from the 1980’s R&B genre featuring The Whispers, The Pointer Sisters, Irene Cara (remember Fame?), and Kool & The Gange. We are talking about a plugin to change the slug for your author, a rocket ship for sharing on social media, a simple way to add social proof, and a

Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to use the WPfomify Plugin on your Child Sites for Conversions with Social Proof

Conversions improvements on your child sites is going to increase sales if your site is using an e-commerce plugin like WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads. A solid plugin to be able to add social proof to your child sites is WPfomify. WPfomify has a large level of features and is very easy to use and setup. WPfomify has a huge range of integrations that it will work with like WooCommerce, Easy Digital Downloads, Gravity Forms, GiveWP, Zapier, ConvertKit, LeardDash, and LifterLMS. We are going to cover how to set up a conversion notification for WooCommerce. WPfomify will add a new

random thoughts
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Random thoughts, end of May, and here comes Summer

When summer comes, the heat turns up, and often, we find fun things to do. What are you doing that’s fun this summer? So, as we exit the month of May, let’s pause a moment to collect or random thoughts. Or, at least my random thoughts. New places to go I visited the WP Feedback Summit a few weeks back. In doing so, I met some new (to me) people. A couple of people I met were  Kristina Romero of GoWP and Donata Kalnenaite of Termageddon.  These new places have led to new relationships. I have joined the go GoWP Niche

Featured Image Colleen Gratzer
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Colleen Gratzer wants to help you make sure you are compliant for website accessibility

Ever been to an outdated government website? I have. It’s frustrating. Perhaps the website isn’t responsive or built on tables (yikes!). Even worse, it may not adhere to any accessibility standards. We simply can’t ignore or take lightly the idea of accessibility in website design. That’s one reason I brought Colleen Gratzer in to discuss the subject more. You may have heard about the Domino’s lawsuit regarding accessibility. “Guillermo Robles, who is blind, has tried to order a custom pizza from Domino’s at least twice in recent years, using the company’s website and mobile app. “He says despite using screen

Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How MainWP is Different than the cPanel WordPress Manager

cPanel offers a very basic WordPress manager for being able to in a limited form create or manage your existing WordPress sites within cPanel. The WordPress manager provided by cPanel will allow you to be able to list the WordPress sites that exist on your cPanel account. Features that the WordPress manager in cPanel offers is to manage the existing sites on your cPanel account. The basic setting options which display within the WordPress Manager will be the site URL, how much disk usage is being used for that site, and the version of WordPress core that is installed on

Featured Image Colleen Gratzer
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Q&A with Colleen Gratzer designer, developer & accessibility expert

Accessibility. Two things to note. First, I have a hard time spelling it. What about you? Second, I am woefully inadequate to talk about the topic. Almost four years ago, I posted two articles on MainWP about accessibility. In the conclusion of the second article, I wrote, To make your website Accessibility-ready, you will still have to do your part. Remember, part of making a site Web Accessible is following best practices with your content which exist aside from your theme. I think this remains true. I know very little more than I knew then. So, this time I put

Featured Image: Youtube Show
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

6 Things I learned from starting a Youtube Show

My friend Davinder had been after me for a while to start a podcast. He even had me on his podcast. In the past couple of years, I frequented a handful and discovered I didn’t mind talking about things I like and know something about. A couple of those podcasts actually recorded a video. I’m a handsome man, so they worked out pretty well ;). When it came time for me to create a podcast, I decided just to do a video show. After all, I wanted to populate my Youtube channel, and I thought this would be a great

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