While the items below can sometimes be done within plugins, adding them to the .htaccess file is more secure and often easier. If you already know what you’re looking for, the cheatsheet is below. Otherwise, let’s explain briefly what a .htaccess file is. What is .htaccess? The .htaccess file is a file that controls users...Continue Reading
If you have a website, you’ve probably heard about SSL in the last couple of months. Everybody’s talking about how you need to add it to your site and how it will hurt your Google rankings if you don’t do it NOW. But what exactly is SSL? Why do you need it? Why now? How...Continue Reading
This post is a Solution Post for those who might run into the following problems: Are you trying to update URLs and there’s an error? (ie. using Velvet Blues Update URLs plugin) Are you getting errors on the site like: cannot create directory? Are you getting permission errors on files that shouldn’t have permissions errors?...Continue Reading
When you have WordPress set up on your localhost (see link below if you don’t), you’ll want to start using SASS. There are programs you can download and use to watch your coding and make changes, but before you use one of those, it’s important to know what SASS is and how it works on...Continue Reading
If you’ve been working in WordPress for any amount of time, you know that you can install WordPress directly onto a live server hosted at any number of hosting companies, including Godaddy or A2hosting. For smaller sites with a quicker development timeframe, this setup is ideal. But for larger sites or sites with more...Continue Reading
It’s the most coveted spot online: the first page of Google. Getting there is no easy task; you have to make sure you’ve got heading tags and meta descriptions, keywords and synonyms, backlinks and interlinks, blog posts, pages, stats, GooglePlus pages, social media integration… the list goes on. But in the midst of all the...Continue Reading
Rebranding a WordPress theme is a small change that can really make your work look more professional. It doesn’t take much, just a few minutes, a screenshot of the finished site, and access to the files. What You’ll Need To make this happen, you’ll need either FTP access, or access to the files in a file manager....Continue Reading
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