What’s New in WordPress 4.5?

What’s New in WordPress 4.5?

WordPress 4.5 shipped this week. As always, I want to give you a quick overview of what’s new and exciting in this latest release. Inline Linking added to WordPress 4.5 As WordPress continues to develop, the team continues to focus on enhancing the editor to...
WordPress Email Making Sure it Gets Through

WordPress Email Making Sure it Gets Through

Since the start of 2015, we have seen a huge increase in WordPress email being sent into the ether. The ramifications of this are very impactful to clients and their customers. Alerts aren’t received from shopping cart sales, password resets aren’t received, and...
Deleting Unapproved Comments

Deleting Unapproved Comments

Spam Comments can be frustrating for any blogger. Many people set WordPress to require comment approval in order to make sure spam isn’t being posted to the site. If you have it set to require approval, and ff you’ve ever allowed those unapproved...
Test Your Backups

Test Your Backups

When I teach WordPress or any other online platform, I frequently focus on the importance of creating backups as often as you update content. It’s also important to test your backups. If your website crashes or is hacked, a backup only helps if it can be...
How to Edit the Footer in the Divi Theme

How to Edit the Footer in the Divi Theme

As many of you who have read my blog posts or taken my How to Build a Website in 8 Hours or Less courses know, I really like the Divi theme by Elegant Themes as a way for beginners to create beautiful looking websites, easily. One of the few issues with Divi, for...
WordCamp US Highlights

WordCamp US Highlights

December 4-6, 2015 many WordPress developers, users and fans gathered in Philadelphia for the first ever WordCamp US. WordCamps, the name for WordPress conferences, are traditionally regional events held across the world to bring together those who use and love the...