Introduction This is a very useful feature to have on your website as it save the visitor time allowing direct access to the section they want. Plugins to use Better Anchor Links is the tool of choice at the moment. It is a fork of Auto Anchor Links which became stopped working correctly recently. Setup […]
Step 1 – install Dashboard -> Left menus -> Plugins -> Add new Put bbPress in search and it was the first result ( Author should be ‘The bbPress Community’ ) Clicked install plugin and activated. Step 2 – membership setup Dashboard -> Left menu -> Settings -> General and set Membership to ‘Anyone can […]
You may have heard about a security issue with a very popular file called timthumb.php used by many themes and a few plugins I might add to dynamically resize images on the fly. A post about it is here – http://wpcandy.com/reports/timthumb-security-vulnerability-discovered It sounds scary but is quite easy to fix if you follow the steps […]
Here is a presentation I gave at a Sydney WordPress meetup about why the WP-eCommerce plugin is worth revisiting if you haven’t seen it for a few years. Items worth considering: – great looking pre-made themes using this plugin let you launch a shopping site very quickly. One example is Storefrontthemes.com this theme is a […]
Since WordPress 3.0 the new menu system added the new menu system I have been asked how it works a lot. Here is a short video to show how it works. Go to Left menu -> Appearance -> Menus Then follow along with this tutorial for how to use them.
Here is a simple way to make a 404 page you can easily edit as a normal page from the wordpress admin area. What is a 404 page A 404 page is the page someone visiting your website gets sent to if they type in an address on you site that doesn’t exist. for example […]
Please note this is specifically for websites that are hosted on the free WordPress.com site. Is NOT relevant to self hosted WordPress websites.
Which webhosting should I use for my WordPress website? A common question asked via twitter and directly from my clientsI get asked this question all of the time. So here is why I recommend, demand, suggest, beg anyone I talk to to use mediatemple.net I use specifically the Grid service which can have up […]
Media Temple have recently changed the flow of how this process works and it looks a little daunting the first time you try to add a domain name to your existing account. Here’s how to do it in 5 easy steps with a screenshot for each. Step 1 Under the Domains tab select Add New […]
If you have Media Temple web hosting with the GS or Grid Service this is a really quick and easy way to setup a 301 redirect to divert all traffic from one domain to another Step 1 After logging in go to the Account Center select Overview -> Admin Step 2 Select File Manager Step […]