I know I’ve mentioned WooCommerce before and I know I’ll mention it again, but the short version: WooCommerce is a free WordPress plugin that allows users to sell anything online – digital, physical, and even services and timeslots. With a huge support team and high quality standards, it’s a fast-growing e-commerce solution that blows paid […]
As part of the WooThemes Team, I had the great opportunity to meet up with the other North American ninjas in Chicago in what we called a WooTrip – while I’m sure you don’t want to read all the details, here’s a fun recap I put together: P.S. – For the full version of that panoramic […]
Take it from a WooCommerce Ninja – there are some awesome WooCommerce plugins out there. I’ve heard a lot of people claiming that WC can’t stack up to ‘real'(expensive) e-commerce platforms, and simply put that’s a lie. The only difference between the two is pricing. You, as the store owner, can go one of two […]
In this installation of the “Locking Down WordPress” series covering security, we’ll be looking at specific settings and tricks you can do using the free iThemes Security plugin. For this guide, you’ll need: A clean WordPress installation (or at least one you can play around with) FTP Access to your WordPress installation A copy of […]
Popularly requested by marketing departments around the world – here’s the definitive guide on how to use QR codes. Got it? Great! Let’s move on.
Locking Down your WordPress Site – Protecting yourself from hackers, bots, and scammers With recent, high-profile security issues like Heartbleed and the long-time-coming Internet Explorer Day One Bug, security should be at the forefront of any web developer’s mind. How do I keep my site secure? How do I stop hacking attempts? HOW DO I […]
In a specific situation I came across, a store wanted to allow people to customize envelopes for printing with a powerful order builder. There were many options available to the consumer, as seen below: Order Options Paper Size * 24 White Wove * 6″ x 9″ * 6″ x 9-1/2″ * 6-1/2″ x 9-1/2″ * […]
Known across the internet and in designer handbooks everywhere as a terrible font (there’s even a semi-joking movement to ban it), Comic Sans has long been left to amateur little league fliers and church bake sales and out of the professional’s toolkit… UNTIL NOW. Released on April 8, 2014 (seven days after April Fools, must […]
Sparked by the recent news of Chili’s Donating 10% of Profits to Anti-Vaccination organizations, I thought it would be a nice chance to post this video to clearly demonstrate my stance on the matter: UPDATE (4/8/14): Good news, everyone! Chili’s cancelled the fundraiser due to public backlash.
When it comes to WordPress errors, there are a million-and-a-half ways any given error can crop up. Most quality vendors (WooThemes, of course) offer great support, but due to volume they’re often a little slow to get to your ticket, which causes frustration for you, your clients, your customers, and pretty much everyone involved. Luckily, […]