Category: Tips

  • Why Making Plugins For Profit is a Bad Idea

    It seems like if you discover a need, then making a publicly available plugin to fill that need could be a good idea. Compared to other ways of generating a profit, such as building a membership website, or one supported by affiliate advertising, creating plugins for profit should probably be low on your list. The […]

  • Is Your Hosting Company Killing Your Website?

    I had a client with a website that was taking 21 seconds for pages to appear. She contacted her hosting company and after making her spend an hour doing various tests, they said ‘something’ was wrong with her website. ‘It wasn’t anything on their end.’ She then went through a couple of web experts who […]

  • How To Select a Good Plugin

    Most of the over 56,000 plugins for WordPress are troublesome in one way or another. That still leaves thousands of great plugins. It is important to make sure any plugins you add to your website meet the following requirements. It is also important to limit the number of plugins you add to a site, in […]

  • How to Get Rid of the Storefront Purple Box

    In the Storefront theme, you’ll see a purple box momentarily displayed when menu items and some other elements are selected. To remove the box, use this CSS code: a:focus, button:focus, .button.alt:focus, input:focus, textarea:focus, input[type=”button”]:focus, input[type=”reset”]:focus, input[type=”submit”]:focus, input[type=”email”]:focus, input[type=”tel”]:focus, input[type=”url”]:focus, input[type=”password”]:focus, input[type=”search”]:focus { outline-color: transparent;}

  • Round Images

    Image blocks have an ability display round images. It’s a big, easily identified setting, but most people don’t use it most of the time. Of course overuse of round images would be too much of a good thing. Combining rounded images with ‘float’ also known as ‘align left’ or ‘align right’ can have a very […]