There are a lot of misconceptions about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) on the internet, with one expert claiming one thing and a different guru claiming the opposite on how to improve SEO. It is easy to get caught up in the confusion, so I want to set out and provide some general guidelines that will […]
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Automatically Print WooCommerce Orders (for Free)
Learn how to automatically print WooCommerce orders as they are placed with all-free apps, powered by your email, Zapier, and Google Cloud Print.
The WordPress Child Theme – Your New Best Friend
Quickly and easily create a WordPress Child Theme from any theme for your site to allow customizations and improvements the RIGHT way.
Using Loco Translate to change WordPress Strings
In the text and video walkthrough, learn how to use the free Loco Translate plugin to modify strings, change text, and improve translations on your WordPress site.
How to Safely Add Code to your Theme’s Functions File
If you’ve ever spent some time looking desperately through Google to find a tweak, customization, or modification to get just right, you’ve undoubtedly ran across an article or thread where the answer was to add a function. These are brief snippets of PHP code that modify output – I even mention functions in a lot of […]
WordCamp Vegas 2015 – Slides
Hello WordCamp Vegas attendees (and the WordCampers that couldn’t actually attend inLas Vegas)! There was a lot to take in with my #WCLV talk on “Unleashing WordPress”, so I’ve uploaded the slides here with hopefully the wordpress.tv video once it becomes available. If you have any questions, comments, feedback, or ideas, feel free to add them […]
An Intro to Custom Post Types, Taxonomies, and Fields
Hello everyone, and welcome to the first of many posts explaining the real core of what powers WordPress, and how you can use it to the greatest effect. In this (hopefully quick and clear) overview, we’re going to explore a few basic WordPress concepts to set the foundation moving forward. Let’s jump right in! Note: This […]
How to Set Up Variable Products in WooCommerce
As any frequent readers (ha!) may know, I’m an avid fan of WooCommerce – I believe that it’s hands-down the best eCommerce platform available on WordPress, and one of the best available in the world. With untold flexibility and an ever-growing community, the sky’s the limit for the little plugin that started just a few […]
Creating a Scaling Shipping Fee in WooCommerce
A common question I see in ecommerce shops is someone trying to create a scaling shipping cost with a minimum fee. That’s a complicated way of saying it, but here’s a few examples of how it could be implemented: “$2 shipping & handling per product with a $10 minimum” “Orders under 10 pounds are $20 […]
Changing WooCommerce Cart Icon Styles
Similar to my guide on how to change order status icons in WooCommerce, I frequently get asked how to change the WooCommerce Cart Icon (and icons all around the site itself). It’s not as bad as you’d think – here’s a quick walkthrough on how you can change the cart message icons in your WooCommerce shop. First, […]