Jun
16
2020

Allow ZIP and 7ZIP files in WordPress uploads

If you have a WordPress website, you’ll know by know it’s relatively easy to upload images and documents to WordPress’ media directory. Uploading images and other files here allow you to link to the files in your website’s page and post content – so it’s really handy. Default file types WordPress allows you to upload… Read more »

May
3
2020

Exporting all user email addresses in WordPress

The WordPress experts are RCC show you how to export all of your users’ email addresses from your website.

Apr
12
2020

One simple change to improve spam filtering on WordPress websites

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Here’s a great quick tip to improve the spam filtering on your WordPress website. If you have a WordPress website, the likelihood is that you’ve seen spam comments appearing on your website in the “comments” section, unless you’ve disabled all ability for website visitors to add comments to your posts. These are a magnet for… Read more »

Apr
24
2019

How to exclude WordPress custom post types from Yoast’s HTML sitemap

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If you have a WordPress website and have looked at improving its search engine friendliness, you will now doubt have come across the Yoast SEO plugin. One of the additional tasks you can do to improve your WordPress website’s SEO is to add a HTML sitemap to list all of the pages, posts and custom… Read more »

Nov
9
2018

Updating your WordPress site URL to HTTPS in the database

If you’re a WordPress developer, you’ve probably had the need to update an old website’s URL to use HTTPS recently. This guide will help you to change your WordPress website’s settings to accommodate the move to HTTPS for your website, including the options in the database and all mentions of your website’s HTTP domain within… Read more »

Jul
24
2017

Bulk deleting WordPress spam in Contact Form 7 Flamingo plugin

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Have you had problems in your WordPress website with a lot of spam submissions through your Contact Form 7 plugin? Spam emails aren’t uncommon, but if you use Contact Form 7 out of the box and simply set it to forward the submitted message to you by email, your email program – Gmail, Outlook, etc… Read more »

Jun
19
2017

Disabling redirect to checkout in Magento after adding a product

Here’s another Magento guide for quite a common query: how to disable the redirect to the checkout after adding a product to the cart in Magento. Whilst this is a handy feature – enabled by default – for stores where customers aren’t likely to browse, it can be frustrating for customers who want to continue… Read more »

Mar
11
2017

Adding a Google Font to your Magento theme using local.xml layout file

A fairly common task for building custom Magento themes these days is to use a web font. Whilst there are plenty of services which offer hosted web fonts for use on Magento and other website platforms, Google Fonts has a reasonable library of fonts available for us on the web. This guide will show you… Read more »

Sep
26
2016

Best practice tips for Magento theme development

seasoned Magento consultants, one of the things we see often is poorly implemented Magento themes. After running a Magento training course for web developers recently, a discussion with them lead to creating a list of best practices for Magento 1.x theme development. So, here are a list of tips for newcomers to Magento and Magento… Read more »

Sep
2
2016

Changing the default uploads directory in WordPress

By default, all media – images, files, etc – uploaded in to a WordPress website in the wp-content/uploads directory. There are times that this isn’t particularly helpful – for example, if you want to maintain legacy URLs for images from an old website you have migrated to WordPress, you’ll need to change the value.  This is… Read more »