Oct
12
2020

Should I enable Auto Updates in WordPress?

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WordPress has recently introduced auto-updates (automatic updates) for its core and for WordPress plugins, too. What is an automatic update? An automatic update gives WordPress the ability to update your website’s code and plugins without you, the user, needing to manually log in and click buttons to run the updates. On the surface of things,… Read more »

Jul
29
2020

Disabling the Post content type in WordPress

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Ever needed to disable the default Posts content type in a WordPress website? The WP experts at RCC have this handy guide on removing the Posts content type from your WordPress site.

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 »

Feb
25
2020

Popular WordPress plugins and what they do

There are tens of thousands of WordPress plugins available to use, but some are more popular than others. The WordPress experts at RCC take a look at a few of the most well known and well used plugins, and what they can do to improve your website. There are tens of thousands of WordPress plugins… 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 »

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 »