Posts by Gareth H

Let’s Encrypt SSL – Secure Your WordPress Website The Easy Way

What is SSL and why is it important?

SSL (Secure Socket Layers) is a web security standard which establishes a secure link via HTTPS between a users browser and the web server. HTTPS is an protocol method that encrypts the data sent and received over the internet.… Read the rest

Choosing The Right Theme For Your WordPress Site (Continued)

Back in June 2015 we published a great article entitled Choosing The Right Theme For Your WordPress Site which covered the fundamentals of choosing the right WordPress theme for you. If you haven’t already, please take a look here. In this article we wanted to delve deeper at on what you should be ticking off your theme selection checklist.… Read the rest

4 great plugins to help fix your WordPress website quickly and easily

Is your WordPress website broken? Are you having trouble removing a plugin? Perhaps your site relies on a certain problem plugin and you are reluctant to remove it altogether? Have you googled around and the list of possible problems are endless and some solutions are a bit outside your technical comfort zone.… Read the rest

How to deploy your ideal WordPress install to make your development process quicker and easier

 

What is a cloned WordPress install bundle

The concept is simple. Rather than creating a basic WordPress install and having to monotonously install all the same plugins every time you  start a new web project, why not have a pre-rolled version of your ultimate WordPress install, fully loaded with your must have plugins, themes and modifications in one install package?… Read the rest

Useful Additions for Your WordPress Functions.php File

 

What is Functions.php?

Functions.php is a way to add functionality and features to your WordPress website. Functions.php acts very much like a plugin but it resides in your WordPress theme folder. Its remains active as long as your theme is active.… Read the rest

Handing a WordPress site over to your client

It’s time to submit the invoice, pop the cork and give yourself a big old pat on the back. Another website finished, ticking over nicely and you are ready to give the client the WordPress website login details. What’s that? Not quite yet?… Read the rest