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Using the Activity Log for MainWP Extension

How to use Action Log for MainWP

MainWP now has a very useful way to track changes made on both the MainWP Dashboard site, as well as tracking changes to connected child sites using Activity Log for MainWP extension. First, you will need to install the WP Security Audit Log plugin on all of the connected child sites, which is very easy…

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Delete expired transients automatically on all of your MainWP connected child sites

Delete Expired Transients

What are transients are and why WordPress uses them WordPress uses transients to store data, that can be retrieved short-term from the options database table. But the problem ends up being when different plugins are using transients, but then not deleting that data when it has expired. It can cause performance issues over-time and cause the…

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Why should you run your MainWP dashboard site on Vultr using Cloudways?

MainWP on Vultr using Cloudways

Cloudways is a solid option to use for WordPress site hosting. In this example, we are going to use it for hosting a MainWP dashboard site. You want to use a separate server for hosting your MainWP dashboard site, so that the server or servers you are using for your client/customer sites do not have…

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How to hide the Gutenberg Banner from your child sites

remove gutenberg banner

WordPress 4.9.8 release, scheduled for July 31, 2018, will include a banner inviting website owners to try the new Gutenberg editing experience. This banner shows for all users with the back end access and each user needs to dismiss it individually. Hiding this banner on multiple sites can take you some time, however, MainWP Code Snippets…

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7 Questions to ask before starting a WordPress site care business

WORDPRESS SITE CARE BUSINESS

If you are looking for easy money, then hop on down to Easy Street, where you can hang out with Miss Hannigan, Rooster, and Lily (remember Annie?). It didn’t work out so well for them. You remember, they tried to scam Daddy Warbucks’s out of the reward by pretending to be Annie’s missing parents? Every business…

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How to manage WordPress security like a boss using the MainWP Dashboard

Security is pretty important. In fact, security is damn important. Hackings of your website can cost you valuable downtime, embarrassing visuals, get you in trouble with Google and cost you the chance to make money. Yet it happens every day. This is why it is necessary for someone running a business on their website to…

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Q&A with developer Joshua Vandercar

Q&A with Joshua Vandercar

Joshua Vandercar has been a MainWP customer for slightly over a year. He is the owner of Typewheel, a digital creative company in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He lives with his wife and four kids. Previously he taught mathematics and has served in various outdoor and cross-cultural ministry organizations. For the past six years, Vandercar has…

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